Special Interest Art Classes & Workshops

Innovative Art Classes

Every semester offers new and unique Special Interest classes and workshops at Guilford Art Center. No two are alike! We bring in a variety of guest instructors each semester who are specialists in their fields. Art forms offered range from paper making, encaustic hot wax painting, collage, paper quilling, Hypertufa, expressive writing, color theory and much more. Always check the online catalog to see what is offered for each semester – and have fun exploring some new things!

Current Special Interest Art Classes & Workshops

101789-try-your-hand-at-painting-drawing-workshop-session-a
Instructor: Scott Paterson
Medium: Painting, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
January 20
Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $5
Tuition: $45.50
Member Tuition: $40.95
Available
101790-try-your-hand-at-painting-drawing-workshop-session-b
Instructor: Scott Paterson
Medium: Painting, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
March 02
Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $5
Tuition: $45.50
Member Tuition: $40.95
Available
101791-sticking-around-not-your-everday-clothing-accessory-workshop
Instructor: Helen Wyland-Malchow
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
January 20 - January 21
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuition: $300.00
Member Tuition: $270.00
Available
101714-print-carve.-repeat-hand-printing-techniques
Instructor: Claudia Mathison
Medium: Fiber, Special Interest, Printmaking
Adult Class
Adult all levels
January 19 - February 09
Friday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $25
Tuition: $156.00
Member Tuition: $140.40
Available
101884-personal-talisman-jewelry-workshop
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
February 17
Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $40
Tuition: $91.00
Member Tuition: $81.90
Available
101883-pathway-to-my-dreams-workshop
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
January 14
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $25
Tuition: $78.00
Member Tuition: $70.20
Available
101793-knife-sheath-workshop
Instructor: Katie Coleman
Medium: Blacksmithing, Special Interest, Leather
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
January 27 - January 28
Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $50
Tuition: $208.00
Member Tuition: $187.20
Available
101837-hollow-form-pendants-workshop-using-everyday-objects-as-master-molds
Instructor: Helen Wyland-Malchow
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
March 16 - March 17
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuition: $300.00
Member Tuition: $270.00
Available
101710-exploring-your-third-act-of-life-through-art-writing
Instructor: Amy Barry
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Class
Adult all levels
January 16 - February 13
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuition: $130.00
Member Tuition: $117.00
Available
101826-dangle-bangles-workshop
Instructor: Helen Wyland-Malchow
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
February 10 - February 11
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuition: $300.00
Member Tuition: $270.00
Available
101880-creative-well-being-session-b-new-growth
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Class
Adult all levels
March 06 - March 20
Wednesday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $40
Tuition: $117.00
Member Tuition: $105.30
Available
101878-creative-well-being-session-a-resilience
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Class
Adult all levels
January 24 - February 07
Wednesday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $40
Tuition: $117.00
Member Tuition: $105.30
Available
101831-clipper-wallet-workshop
Instructor: Katie Coleman
Medium: Special Interest, Leather
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
February 24 - February 25
Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $50
Tuition: $208.00
Member Tuition: $187.20
Available
101885-an-interior-world-assemblage-workshop
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
March 09
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $35
Tuition: $78.00
Member Tuition: $70.20
Available
101835-earrings-a-go-go-foils-pattern-workshop
Instructor: Helen Wyland-Malchow
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
March 02 - March 03
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuition: $300.00
Member Tuition: $270.00
Available
101783-discover-silver-metal-clay-workshop-session-b
Instructor: Nancy Karpel
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
March 16
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuition: $170.00
Member Tuition: $153.00
Available
101782-discover-silver-metal-clay-workshop-session-a
Instructor: Nancy Karpel
Medium: Special Interest, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
January 14
Sunday, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuition: $170.00
Member Tuition: $153.00
Available

Our Location

Guilford Art Center is located at 411 Church Street (Route 77) in Guilford, CT, along the Connecticut shoreline.  

Our campus is conveniently located off I-95, exit 58, approximately 15 minutes north of New Haven and only minutes away from the historic Guilford Green.

Look for our sign directly across from the Guilford Police Station; follow the long entranceway to back to our colorful school, shop and gallery buildings.

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