Beginner

  • Create a Stained Glass Panel (Ages 12 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass panel! If you are a beginner, you will choose from four available designs and learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil, and solder your panel (up to 8x10 inches). If you are ...

    September 23, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • The Ceramic Surface

    In this class we will explore techniques to illustrate on the surface of clay, including sgraffito, inlay, mishima, hydroabrasion, stamping, and the use of underglazes. Participants will use handbuilding t...

    September 25, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Haze

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  • Woodworking Workshop: Build a Bench – LIMITED SPACE – PLEASE CALL 518.273.0552 TO REGISTER

    Build (and take home) your own bench! This one-day workshop will introduce you to the tools and techniques of working with wood. No experience necessary!...

    September 30, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Harvey Raufman

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  • Stacking Rings Workshop

    Make a set of 3 stacking rings from 12 gauge wire: one copper, one brass, and one sterling silver. Learn to measure wire for the correct ring size, solder, shape, and polish. Keep the finish smooth, or cre...

    October 1, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Craft for Credit: Stained Glass I

    Explore basic stained glass techniques and Tiffany Foil aspects of 2D stained glass construction, including preliminary work, glass cutting, soldering, and cleaning. Design and color theory will be discove...

    October 2, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Furniture Making

    Learn the practical application and basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools, requiring fine motor coordin...

    October 3, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Woodcarving

    Learn the basic techniques of relief and letter carving as well as the rudiments of working in the round in this beginner’s class. Students will also learn how to sharpen and maintain their tools, how to...

    October 4, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: George Rutledge

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  • Painting with Wool

    This isn't your typical painting class—in fact, there's no paint at all! Instead, our colors and textures will come from beautiful wool roving and batting fibers that combine in unexpected ways to create...

    October 5, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Pottery

    Join us for this beginner-to-intermediate studio class in stoneware ceramics. Through lectures, wheel throwing, and handbuilding, students will explore the aesthetic, sculptural, and functional possibiliti...

    October 5, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Kristen Martin

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  • Craft for Credit: Jewelry I

    This is an introductory course covering fundamental concepts and techniques of both the design and creation of original jewelry. You’ll learn techniques of piercing and filing, soldering and polishing. S...

    October 7, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Instructor: Gail Bossalini

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Furniture Making

    Learn the practical application and basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools, requiring fine motor coordin...

    October 7, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Handbuilt Tableware

    Make functional and decorative tableware and "home goods." Starting with simple forms, experiment with sugar and creamer sets, butter dishes, mugs, clocks—all made using slabs and extrusions. Come with i...

    October 11, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Instructor: Mary P. LaFleur

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  • Ceramic Impressions of Nature

    Using basic hand building techniques, students will create a vase, mug, or functional piece of their choosing. We will use found, natural objects to create pattern and texture while discussing form and fun...

    October 14, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Dawn Dishaw

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop (Ages 12 & up)

    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...

    October 15, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Riverside Community Outreach: Ceramics Exploration

    Join us in the ceramic studio for this hands-on class in all things clay! Great for beginners who want to focus on handbuilding and get to know what it’s like to work in this expressive medium. The River...

    October 20, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: TBA

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel (Ages 12 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass panel! If you are a beginner, you will choose from four available designs and learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil, and solder your panel (up to 8x10 inches). If you are ...

    October 21, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Repainting to Repurpose with Funcycled!

    Do you love watching makeover shows? Have you been wanting to spruce up your furniture? One fun way to join the new furniture trend is with a coat of paint! Let us guide you through painting techniques to ...

    October 23, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah and John Trop

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  • Stained Glass Halloween Ornament Workshop (Ages 12 & up)

    Calling all kids (and kids at heart!). Create a ghoulishly frightening Halloween ornament in an afternoon! You'll learn basic stained glass techniques and a new appreciation for the art form. Fine motor sk...

    October 29, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Beginning Wheel – LIMITED SPACE – PLEASE CALL 518.273.0552 TO REGISTER

    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...

    November 1, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Erin White

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  • Intro to Knitting: Knit a Scarf!

    Learn to knit a simply spectacular scarf! This 3-session workshop will introduce the basics required to create a unique scarf. We'll start with how to choose your yarn, needles, and notions, then move into...

    November 2, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Silver Metal Clay Exploration

    Explore the many ways you can use silver in a metal clay formulation to create jewelry designs. The newest way of working with silver is metal clay which can be shaped like clay to produce uniquely texture...

    November 4, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Nancy Miller

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  • Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop – LIMITED SPACE – PLEASE CALL 518.273.0552 TO REGISTER

    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. Leave wearing what yo...

    November 7, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Introduction to Jewelry Making

    Cover the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of metal jewelry. You will be introduced to piercing, filing, soldering, and polishing working with copper, brass and silver, and w...

    November 8, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry Box Workshop (Ages 16 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass box in an afternoon! If you are a beginner, you will learn introductory stained glass techniques, while experienced students will expand technical ability in this medium. Y...

    November 12, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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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...

    November 14, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Kristen Martin

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel (Ages 12 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass panel! If you are a beginner, you will choose from four available designs and learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil, and solder your panel (up to 8 x 10 inches). If you ar...

    November 18, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Repainting to Repurpose with Funcycled!

    Do you love watching makeover shows? Have you been wanting to spruce up your furniture? One fun way to join the new furniture trend is with a coat of paint! Let us guide you through painting techniques to ...

    November 20, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah and John Trop

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  • Silver Fold Forming Jewelry

    Fold forming combines folding sheet metal along with hammering (forging) to create exquisite organic shapes. You will create a pair of earrings and a pendant that evoke leaves, shells, or creatures from th...

    November 28, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Woodcarving: Heirloom Holiday Ornament

    Learn to carve and paint your own heirloom Holiday ornament. You’ll carve a hanging Santa or happy penguin using either pine or basswood. Designs will be provided and leaves room for individual creative ...

    December 3, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: George Rutledge

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  • Knit & Design a Cozy Cowl

    Let color and texture be your guide as you knit a playful cowl that is uniquely yours! In this 3 session workshop, knitters will begin to play with simple design strategies by following their inspiration ...

    December 7, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Stained Glass Candle Holder Workshop (Ages 16 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass candle holder in an afternoon! You'll learn basic stained glass techniques and gain a new appreciation for the art form. You'll take home a fabulous gift for the holidays...

    December 9, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Stained Glass Ornament Workshop (Ages 12 & up)

    Create a simple, beautiful hanging ornament in an afternoon! You'll learn basic stained glass techniques and a new appreciation for the art form. Take home a fabulous gift for the holidays—if you can bea...

    December 10, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Create a Stained Glass Suncatcher (Ages 12 & up)

    Create a beautiful stained glass suncatcher! If you are a beginner, you will choose from four available designs and learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil, and solder your suncatcher. If you are experience...

    December 17, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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Intermediate

  • Craft for Credit: Jewelry II

    This is an advanced course in metalworking and jewelry design. Students will refine basic skills and explore advanced techniques. Stone setting, forming, and fabricating skills will expand students knowled...

    October 2, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Levin

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  • Craft for Credit: Stained Glass II

    Continue your development of stained glass with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits with in-depth exploration of lead-free glazing techniques. We will construct 3D stained glass forms, such...

    October 2, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Craft for Credit: Advanced Furniture Making

    Engage in the study and practice of advanced techniques of furniture making. Learn properties of various woods and inlay processes. Focus on the aesthetics of form as well as function. A final project inco...

    October 7, 2017 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Bezel Set Rings

    Learn how to make a ring shank, solder a pre-made bezel to it, and set a stone. You have the opportunity to make multiple rings! 10 mm cabochons will be provided by the instructor or you may bring your own...

    October 10, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Throwing off the Hump

    Learn to throw like the pros. Do cracks plague your pottery? Is "All my pieces are unique" an excuse? Then this course is for you! In this intermediate-to-advanced class, you will: throw multiple simple fo...

    October 30, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Bruce Ross

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  • Intermediate Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative approach towards ceramics! In this eight week class, students will learn intermediate techniques of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Disc...

    November 8, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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Advanced

  • Craft for Credit: Jewelry III: Stone Setting

    Learn techniques of setting cabochon and faceted stones in both handmade and commercial settings. Construction of bezel and basket settings for round—and fancy—shaped stones will be covered, as well as...

    October 2, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Maria Levin

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