Visual Arts Workshops and One-Day Events

Our holiday workshops are here! (Many of these workshops are appropriate for all ages, and may appear in both our Kids and Teens/Adults sections.)

Kids

Kids’ Kaleidoscope Class
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Nov. 14, 5-6 p.m.
$10 workshop fee
$2 materials fee

Fingerprint Christmas Crafts Workshop
for grades K-6
with Nancy Mitchell
Nov. 29
5-6:30 p.m.
$25 workshop fee (or $22 for donors)
Prepare to get a little ink on your fingers as we make cards, gift tags, and more: reindeer, Santa, Christmas ornaments and lights…

It’s A Hard Candy Christmas
for all ages
with Meeghan Humphrey
Dec. 1
10-11:30 a.m.
$15 workshop fee (or $13 for donors)
The kitchen will smell fabulous…peppermint, wintergreen, cinnamon, and spearmint. Mix up the ingredients, learn to read a candy thermometer, cut and break the warm candy into pieces and dust in sugar. Students will take home the candy we make which will make a great gift or a treat for Santa!

Kids’ Scrapbooking Cards
for grades 1-8
with Teresa Merrill-Oshaben
Dec. 1
10-11:30 a.m.
$17 workshop fee (or $15 for donors)
Come and learn to create 3 different cards: Pokemon, Spiderman, and a Monster card, as well as Christmas gift tags just in time for the holiday.

Zentangle© Workshop – Exhibitor Series
for ages 10 & up/adults
with Lisa Rushman
Dec. 4
6-8 pm
$30 workshop fee (or $28 for donors)
$10 material fee
Lisa is a Certified Zentangle CZT instructor. Learn the art of Zentangle as we create holiday cards and ornaments. You may have heard about this interesting and meditative art form; now is your chance to learn the fundamentals, history, and unlimited potential of this easy, fun method of creating beautiful art while simultaneously learning how to use art as a tool for meditation and relaxation.

Clay Ornaments
for grades K-6
with Sandy Rill
Dec. 4
6-7 p.m.
$17 workshop fee (or $15 for donors)
Come create ceramic ornaments to cherish for years to come! Ornaments can be picked up a week after class.

Homeschool Holiday Art
for grades K-12
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 4, 11, 18
noon-1 p.m.
$22 fee (or $20 for donors)
Dec. 4 Pablo Picasso Christmas Cards
Dec. 11 Mattisse Christmas Trees
Dec. 18 Van Gogh Starry Night Ornaments

Preschool Hands-On Holiday
for ages 3-5
with Nancy Mitchell
Dec. 6, 13, and 20
4-5 p.m.
$21 workshop fee (or $19 for donors)
Each week we use the inspiration of the season for a hands-on project. We will get ready for Christmas by making ornaments, decorations, and gifts.

Kids’ Holiday Crafts Workshop
for grades 6-12
with Nancy Mitchell
Dec. 6, 13, 20
5-6pm
$21 fee/$19 members
Get ready for Christmas by making seasonal decorations, keepsake ornaments, and gifts for friends and family.

Polymer Clay Holiday Ornaments
for grade 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 7
6-8 p.m.
$27 workshop fee (or $25 for donors)
Make 3 different polymer clay ornaments to cherish for years to come — great beginner class for families. Spend quality time making art keepsakes together!

Needle Felted Ornaments
for grades 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
10-11 a.m.
$20 workshop fee ($18 for donors)
A great beginner class! Learn to use a felting needle and some wool to create a fun, whimsical ornament.

Flower Pot Snowman
for all school ages/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
11 a.m.-noon
$20 workshop fee (or $18 for donors)
This is a fun project that leaves you with a fabulous keepsake when you’re done! Bring friends & family and make art together!

Alcohol Ink Ornaments
for grades 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
noon-1 p.m.
$25 workshop fee (or $23 for donors)
Create two elegant and sophisticated holiday ornaments to cherish for years to come! Grab a couple friends and make it a relaxing night out!

Kids’ Sparkly Snowman Painting
for grades 1 & up
(grown-ups welcome too!)
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 11
4:30-5:30 p.m.
$15 workshop fee (or $13 for donors)
Have fun and paint an 8×10 cute snowman! We will add glitter when we are done! Kids of all ages welcome — sign up with the grandkids!

Pour Canvas Painting – Exhibitor Series
for ages 10 & up/adults
with Lisa Rushman
Dec. 11
6-8 p.m.
$42 workshop fee (or $40 for members)
$5 material fee
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Instead of using tools like brushes or knives to create a piece of art, fluid paints can be poured directly onto the surface and the canvas tilted to move the paint around. Each piece is 100% unique! You will create 2 pieces to take home and enjoy for years to come.

Teens/Adults

Silk Scarf Marbling
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Nov. 7, 4:30-6 p.m.
$10 workshop fee
$3 materials fee

Silk Scarf Painting
with Sandy Shelenberger
Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m.
$20 workshop fee
$10 materials fee

Painted Fall Wine Glass
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Nov. 21, 5-6 p.m.
$10 workshop fee
$5 materials fee

It’s A Hard Candy Christmas
for all ages
with Meeghan Humphrey
Dec. 1
10-11:30 a.m.
$15 workshop fee (or $13 for donors)
The kitchen will smell fabulous…peppermint, wintergreen, cinnamon, and spearmint. Mix up the ingredients, learn to read a candy thermometer, cut and break the warm candy into pieces and dust in sugar. Students will take home the candy we make which will make a great gift or a treat for Santa!

De-Stress Holiday Art Therapy Painting Workshop
with Dani Klein
Dec. 3
12:30-2:30 p.m.
$29 workshop fee (or $27 for donors)
$5 material fee
De-stress during the holidays! Take a break from your obligations and paint a relaxing winter scene with Dani. Class will be a sensory experience that will use art as a relaxation tool. Scented paints help create a relaxing experience for anyone! Dani is a certified Art Therapist. Use this class to wind down during the busy holiday rush. Perfect class for those with sensory issues and are looking for a little art therapy.

Zentangle© Workshop – Exhibitor Series
for ages 10 & up/adults
with Lisa Rushman
Dec. 4
6-8 pm
$30 workshop fee (or $28 for donors)
$10 material fee
Lisa is a Certified Zentangle CZT instructor. Learn the art of Zentangle as we create holiday cards and ornaments. You may have heard about this interesting and meditative art form; now is your chance to learn the fundamentals, history, and unlimited potential of this easy, fun method of creating beautiful art while simultaneously learning how to use art as a tool for meditation and relaxation.

Winter Wonderland Painting
for ages 14 & up
with Ralph Bacon
Dec. 5
6-8 p.m.
workshop fee $25 (or $23 for donors)
Learn to create a painted winter scene: snow-covered fir trees after a snowstorm.

Holiday Girls’ Night Out
for adults
Dec. 6
6-8 p.m.
$50 workshop fee (or $48 for donors)
Grab a couple of your friends and come relax with a girls’ night out! We’ll enjoy a chocolate fountain and refreshments, create a glitter wine glass, make Essential Oil bath products with Colleen Weaver, and get henna art done by Anzietta DiPierro.

Polymer Clay Holiday
Ornaments
for grade 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 7
6-8 p.m.
$27 workshop fee (or $25 for donors)
Make 3 different polymer clay ornaments to cherish for years to come — great beginner class for families. Spend quality time making art keepsakes together!

Needle Felted Ornaments
for grades 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
10-11 a.m.
$20 workshop fee ($18 for donors)
A great beginner class! Learn to use a felting needle and some wool to create a fun, whimsical ornament.

Flower Pot Snowman
for all school ages/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
11 a.m.-noon
$20 workshop fee (or $18 for donors)
This is a fun project that leaves you with a fabulous keepsake when you’re done! Bring friends & family and make art together!

Alcohol Ink Ornaments
for grades 6 & up/adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 8
noon-1 p.m.
$25 workshop fee (or $23 for donors)
Create two elegant and sophisticated holiday ornaments to cherish for years to come! Grab a couple friends and make it a relaxing night out!

Creative Card Workshop
for adults
with Teresa Merrill-Oshaben
Dec. 10
6-7:30 p.m.
$17 workshop fee(or $15 for donors)
Come learn to create 3 wine-themed cards and 2 Christmas-themed cards with your friends, just in time for the holiday gift giving season!

Pour Canvas Painting – Exhibitor Series
for ages 10 & up/adults
with Lisa Rushman
Dec. 11
6-8 p.m.
$42 workshop fee (or $40 for members)
$5 material fee
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Instead of using tools like brushes or knives to create a piece of art, fluid paints can be poured directly onto the surface and the canvas tilted to move the paint around. Each piece is 100% unique! You will create 2 pieces to take home and enjoy for years to come.

Holiday Wine Glasses
for adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 12
6:30-8 p.m.
$35 workshop fee (or $31 for donors)
Create a pair of holiday themed wine glasses to keep or for gift giving. Feel free to bring a beverage of choice and a snack.

Art on the Vine
with Anzietta DiPierro
for adults
Dec. 13
6-9 p.m.
$35 workshop fee (or $31 or donors)
Canvas brushes & acrylic paints are provided; bring your own beverage of choice and snacks. We’ll turn on the music, kick back, and relax in this party-style workshop where Anzietta will lead you step by step. At the end of the night you’ll take home a one of a kind painting and a newfound talent.

Harry Potter Christmas for Grown-Up Witches & Wizards
for adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Dec. 18
6-8 p.m.
$26 workshop fee (or $24 for donors)
Adults love Harry too! Bring your own Polyjuice potion or Butterbeer, relax and create a wand, and paint “Accio Wine” glasses. Why should the kids have all the fun?!