New Spring Semester Catalog; More Winter Workshops; Faculty Exhibit

 
We’re so pleased to release the new spring catalog, filled with in-person and online classes and workshops for kids and adults. Classes kick off the week of March 29 and run through June 5. Registration will continue to be online only.
 
Class sizes for on-campus gatherings will continue to be limited and with a strict masking mandate and all other protocols in place, in order to operate safely. 
 
Classes and workshops are available in a variety of mediums, including beading, blacksmithing, calligraphy, ceramics, drawing, fiber arts, metalsmithing, painting, photography, sculpture, and weaving. Have kids? Make sure to check out the April break week sessions for kids ages 9+ and 13+.
 

 
Don’t want to wait for spring? There are still workshops coming up throughout March as part of the Winter semester. Register now and keep those creative juices flowing!
 
Machine Sewing 101 Workshop (on-campus)
Sunday, March 7. 1:00-4:00pm
Learn the basics of machine sewing or refresh your sewing skills. Machine functions will be reviewed as well as sewing demonstrations and time experimenting on the machines. Sewing machines will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own. Fee payable with tuition $15.
Tuition: $39; Members $35.10
Weave an Infinity Scarf Workshop (on-campus)
Wednesday, March 10. 10:00am-4:00pm
Each student will be given a pre-warped rigid heddle loom and the instructor will guide students through weaving an infinity scarf using designer yarns of their choosing. No previous experience required. Fee payable with tuition $25.
Tuition: $165; Members $148.50
Abstract Painting Workshop (on-line)
Saturday-Sunday, March 13-14. 1:00pm-4:00pm
Play and embrace paint from a place of no judgement. Focus on experimenting; subjects explored are color theory, color mixing, brush techniques, paint handling, layering and composition. This is a jump start to any creative practice.
Tuition: $78; Members $70.20
Introduction to Peyote Stitch Workshop (on-campus)
Saturday, March 13. 1:00pm-5:00pm
This ancient off-loom beading technique creates both flat bands and structural shapes. Learn flat, odd-count peyote to create a flat and fluid bracelet. All it takes is Fireline thread, a beading needle and delica seed beads. Fee payable with tuition $21.
Tuition: $52; Members $46.80
Needle Book/Memory Book Workshop (on-campus)
Sunday, March 21. 1:00pm-4:30pm
Hand stitch a small fabric book that can be designed for a variety of uses. Learn basic sewing and patchwork techniques as well as beginning embroidery techniques. Basic supplies will be provided although students are welcome to bring their own fabrics and embellishments. Fee payable with tuition $15.
Tuition: $45; Members $40.95
Forging Ladles and Spoons Workshop (on-campus)
Saturday-Sunday, March 27-28. 10:00am-4:00pm
Start with basic forging techniques, making a “warm up” spoon. The bowl of the ladle will be hammered out of sheet metal. Different skills will be showing for forging the handle, including shouldering, splitting, twisting and braiding. The bowl and handle will be riveted together – ready for chili or soup! Fee payable with tuition $40.
Tuition: $385; Members $346.50

 
Gallery entry is free and open to the community!
Come visit this exhibit during our shop and gallery open hours:
Wednesday – Friday, 12-4pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm.