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Upcoming Winter Classes & Workshops

Although our spring semester opens for registration today, there is still a lot to learn in Winter! Below are the upcoming classes and workshops taking place through the end of March. There is space still available in all of these, so register now on our website. Questions? Contact us at


More Sketchbook Revival (online)
8 Wednesdays beginning Feb 24. 1:30-3:30pm
Let’s get that sketchbook off the shelf and jump in! You can use whatever materials you have for pencils, markers and watercolor. Subject matter and styles will vary from observational to fantasy. The instructor will introduce ideas, share tips and give demos, then everyone will sketch, paint and play. Open to students of all levels; some drawing experience helpful but not required.
Tuition $208; Members $187.20

Expressive Surface Textures Workshop (online)
Wednesday, Feb 24. 6:30-8:30pm
Calling all collage artists! Create your own collection of colorful expressive papers using a combination of art mediums to create different surface techniques that can be used for your mixed media art. Several techniques will be explored. Beginners welcome!
Tuition: $26; Members $23.40

Jewelry from the Forge Workshop (on-campus)
Saturday-Sunday, Feb 27-28. 10:00am-4:00pm
Learn to make unique jewelry in a unique way from forged steel. This class will teach you hand forging techniques to transform steel into rings, necklaces, cuffs that can be as delicate or “statement” as you want. Fee payable with tuition $45.
Tuition: $385; Members $346.50
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