Beginner

  • The Potter’s Wheel

    In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Student...

    March 20, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    March 17, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Kristen Martin

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  • Felted Fiber: From Functional to Frivolous

    Explore the magic of hand felted wool! In this 6 week class, students will learn the ancient, alchemical craft of felting wool. Throughout the class students will play with form, function, color, surface,...

    April 21, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • The Art of Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative introduction to ceramics. In this six week class, students will learn the basics of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Discussions will be ...

    April 22, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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  • Rethinking the Chain

    This all levels class will introduce students to new and innovative concepts that relate to the chain. Each student will learn a variety of chain making techniques using both wire and sheet metal. Everyone...

    April 30, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Missy Graff

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    May 5, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Kristen Martin

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  • The Potter’s Wheel

    In this all-levels class, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn ...

    March 17, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • SOLD OUT! Create a Stained Glass Panel

    No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! Beginners will choose from four available designs, learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and solder your pan...

    May 16, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • SOLD OUT! Stained Glass Box Workshop

    Create a beautiful stained glass box in an afternoon! Beginners will learn introductory stained glass techniques, and experienced students will expand their horizons in this medium. You will leave with a b...

    March 7, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • SOLD OUT! Create a Stained Glass Panel

    No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! Beginners will choose from four available designs, learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and solder your pan...

    March 19, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop

    Bring two fabulous art forms together to make pendants, earrings, and more. Beginners will learn introductory stained glass and metalsmithing techniques, while experienced students will expand their horizo...

    May 9, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • SOLD OUT! Create a Stained Glass Panel

    No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! Beginners will choose from four available designs, learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and solder your pan...

    April 18, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • SOLD OUT! Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop

    In this short jewelry workshop, students will learn how to form a piece of heavy gauge sterling silver wire into a beautiful, hammered (forged) cuff bracelet. No experience necessary....

    May 16, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • Precious Metal Clay Exploration

    Explore the many ways that you can use fine silver precious metal clay to create jewelry designs of your own. Precious metal clay can be shaped like clay to produce uniquely textured surfaces, resulting in...

    March 21, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Nancy Miller

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  • Felting 101: Painting With Wool: LIMITED SPACE Call 273-0552 to Register

    Discover the magical process of felting: one part joy, one part imagination. This workshop will introduce students to the alchemical art of wet felting. Students work with wool in new and exciting ways to ...

    April 18, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Wearable Works of ART: Wild & Wooly Felted Purses

    In this one-day workshop fiber enthusiasts and fashionistas will explore the ancient alchemical craft of felting wool. Students will dive right into the joyful process of creating felted wool purses that b...

    March 28, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop: LIMITED SPACE Call 273-0552

    Bring two fabulous art forms together to make pendants, earrings, and more. Beginners will learn introductory stained glass and metalsmithing techniques, while experienced students will expand their horizo...

    April 21, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • NEW CLASS! Woodworking 101

    This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment, learn the safe and proper use of many common woodworking tools, as well as ...

    March 19, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Community Inclusion Project: Ceramics Exploration

    Come join us in the clay studio for this hands on class in all things clay! Great for the beginner who wants to get to know what it’s like to work in this expressive medium. ...

    March 6, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Bianca Dupuis

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  • SOLD OUT! Jewelry and Metalsmithing 101

    This is an introductory class covering the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of metal jewelry. Students will be introduced to piercing, filing, soldering and polishing working...

    April 21, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • SOLD OUT! Woodworking for Women 101

    Join this beginner friendly woodworking class designed for women. Learn the possibilities of working with wood as you explore creative work primarily with hand tool techniques, with an introduction to some...

    March 4, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Melissa Collins

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  • NEW SESSION! Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop

    In this short jewelry workshop, students will learn how to form a piece of heavy gauge sterling silver wire into a beautiful, hammered (forged) cuff bracelet. No experience necessary....

    May 2, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • SOLD OUT! Stained Glass Easter Ornament Workshop

    All hoppy Easter bunnies, lend me your ears! Come join us at the Arts Center and create a lovely ornament for Easter in an afternoon! You'll learn some basic stained glass techniques and will come away wi...

    March 15, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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Intermediate

  • Beyond The Basic Bead: Surface Decoration

    Endless design possibilities begin with a simple dot or line. Students will learn how to lay dots and lines on the surface of a bead as the basis of bead design and style. Learn how to melt and move the do...

    March 23, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Renee Kingsley

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  • Beyond The Basic Bead: They Don’t Have to Be Round!

    Beads come in many shapes and sizes. In this class, students will learn how to use tools and marvering techniques to shape glass into square, triangle, bi-cone, tube, and tab shaped beads. Prerequisite: In...

    April 20, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Renee Kingsley

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  • Intro to Filigree

    Filigree is the art of twisting and soldering precious metals into intricate designs. Using beautiful unique lacy patterns, students will learn techniques for creating elegant filigree rings and pendants. ...

    April 30, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Missy Graff

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  • Woodworking 102

    In this extension of Woodworking 101, students will use the knowledge acquired to create projects based on their own personal preferences and skill level. Using the hand and power tools in our wood shop, w...

    May 4, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Curtis Hebert

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  • Band Ring Workshop

    Using basic metalsmithing techniques, students will make a simple band ring from sterling silver with the option to embellish it using a variety of texturing methods. This class involves the use of hand to...

    March 14, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • Independent Study in Felted Fiber

    Fallen in love with Felting and want more? In this open studio setting, you can get personalized instruction on your own individual projects, as you practice your felting skills and experiment with new fel...

    May 4, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Intro to Boat Building – Pirogues

    A pirogue is a simple boat, similar to a canoe, common in Louisiana but well suited to ponds and quiet lakes in New York. In this eight week class students will build their own single-person, lightweight, ...

    March 9, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Curtis Hebert

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  • NEW START DATE! Sewing with Patterns

    Do you like to sew but have been stopped cold by the sometimes confusing directions on the commercial patterns you buy in the store? Grainline, notches, with or without nap and then the drawings? Ahhh! Pat...

    March 16, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Ingalls Stasi

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Advanced

  • Independent Study in Jewelry

    This class is for students continuing development of their jewelry and metalworking studies with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits. Working with the instructor, students will create a var...

    March 10, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

    This advanced level class will improve students technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focuse...

    March 18, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

    This advanced level class will improve students technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focuse...

    May 13, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Independent Study in Clay

    This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize a personal goal in clay. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who ha...

    April 23, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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