Saturday, January 4, 2020

Intro to Digital Photography

This workshop is for people who are interested in taking a digital photography class, improving their photography skills, upgrading to a new camera, or just are curious about what the Center has to offer. Bring your questions! Photography resources and class content will be discussed. Be informed before you take the plunge!

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 4, 2020
Day(s) of week Saturday
Time 1 - 5 PM
Instructor Stephen Grewe
Location Studio 2
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $5 | FREE for Museum Members!
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 am
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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Intro to Film Photography

Did you take a darkroom class long ago in high school or college? Film photography is alive and well with supplies available. It’s a well-kept secret, but we have a complete, equipped darkroom at the Center. This class will explore the world of film. Watch the magic of development unfold and take home your own print.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 11, 2020
Day(s) of week Saturday
Time 1 - 5 PM
Instructor Stephen Grewe
Location Studio 2
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $10 | $5 Museum Members
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 am
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Monday, January 20, 2020

Beg/Interm Watercolor

Explore the creative possibilities of transparent and opaque watercolor while learning about color mixing, brush handling, and composition. Class time includes instructor demonstrations and student practice time.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 20 - April 13, 2020
Day(s) of week Monday
Time 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Studio 3
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $200 | $175 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2020 at 9 am
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Ceramic Hand Building Beg/Int

Are you new to the world of pottery? Are you a potter in love with hand building? This is the class for you! The teacher will explore the three major hand building methods: pinch pot, coil and slab using a project-based approach. Students will also be introduced to the extruder and tile making. Hand-building helps students to understand the properties of clay and learn skills all potters need. The projects demonstrated will allow students to explore the capabilities of clay for functional work as well as its potential as an artistic medium. It will also allow experienced potters to build upon the projects introduced or to pursue their own work with support from the teacher.

All students will be expected to purchase clay from the studio for $40.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 20 - April 13, 2020
Day(s) of week Monday
Time 6 - 9 PM
Instructor Pam Hart
Location Studio 4
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $201 | $185 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Advanced Water Media

This class is a way to grow your water media experience. This is not an assignment based class and you must have a good working knowledge of water media. Work in the studios and delve deeper into this medium through exploration of advanced water media techniques, interaction with fellow students and participating in dynamic critiques.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 21 - February 25, 2020
Day(s) of week Tuesday
Time 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Instructor Pat Smith
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $115 | $90 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Jewelry Fabrication

of adornment. Attention to soldering and the use of a jeweler’s saw are among two of the fundamental jewelry manufacturing techniques students will become proficient at when working in gold or silver. Students will also learn essential gemological information about gemstones and how they should be cared for during the manufacturing process. All raw materials must be purchased by the student at an extra cost.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 21 - February 25, 2020
Day(s) of week Tuesday
Time 6 - 9 PM
Instructor Roger Schmidt
Location Studio 1
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $125 | $100 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Beginning Photography

Our Beginning Photography session will help you understand your camera enabling you to take better photos. Explore how cameras work, exposure, and composition. Class includes hands-on practice and critique in various shooting situations. Please bring your camera, tripod, and camera manual to the first class.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 21 - February 25, 2020
Day(s) of week Tuesday
Time 6 - 8 PM
Instructor Stephen Grewe
Location Studio 2
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $125 | $100 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Intro to Colored Pencil

This course will take your drawing skills into the painting realm. Colored pencil is a great crossover between drawing and painting, allowing for a beautiful exploration of color’s expressive qualities. Subject matter will include still life, landscape, portraiture and more.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 21 - April 14, 2020
Day(s) of week Tuesday
Time 6 - 9 PM
Instructor Jeremy Mynderse
Location Studio 3
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $200 | $175 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Beg/Inter Oil Painting

Learn the basics of oil painting or hone your oil painting skills. Beginning and intermediate students will work with the materials and techniques unique to oil painting. Explore different mediums and supports as you learn to manipulate brushes, mix color and apply paint using traditional and contemporary proccesses. Students will study old masters’ techniques, such as grisaille and painting alla prima and will be encouraged to develop an individual painting style as they paint from still life, landscape and portrait subject matter.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 22 - March 18, 2020
Day(s) of week Wednesday
Time 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Studio 3
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $165 | $140 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9 AM
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Intermediate Acrylic Painting

Go beyond the basics and dare to learn more. Self-expression, motivation and exploration in painting is stressed. Diversity of personalities, styles and techniques are what makes this painting class a must for the developing and intermediate artist.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) January 22 - April 15, 2020
Day(s) of week Wednesday
Time 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Instructor Sylvia Coon
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $200 | $175 Museum Members (register by 1/5/20 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, December 9, 2020 at 9 AM
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