Adults

Independent Studio: Ceramics

  October 2, 2017 — December 7, 2017  | Mondays: 9 am - 5:30 pm / Thursdays: 1– 9 pm

Independent Open Studio is an opportunity for developed potters to access the artsPlace ceramics studio and storage space.

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Throw Like a Pro

  October 2, 2017 — December 11, 2017  | Mondays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 sessions - no class Oct. 9)

This class is designed for participants who are ready to move past creating basic cylinders to more complex throwing techniques.

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Beginner Stained Glass

  October 3, 2017 — November 7, 2017  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (6 sessions)

This class teaches you the basics of stained glass in a fun and easy-to-learn manner!

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Beginner Wheel-Throwing

  October 3, 2017 — December 5, 2017  | Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 12 pm (10 sessions)

This beginner wheel throwing class guides you through the process of using a pottery wheel in order to shape clay into basic forms, like mugs and bowls.

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Beginner Acrylic Painting

  October 4, 2017 — November 22, 2017  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (8 sessions)

This class offers a glimpse into the world of acrylic painting at an entry level.

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Djembe Drumming Circle (18 years+)

  October 4, 2017 — November 22, 2017  | Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9 pm (8 sessions)

In this class, you will learn basic African drumming techniques and rhythms.

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Ceramics for Beginners Class B

  October 4, 2017 — December 6, 2017  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 sessions)

Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

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Painting Portraits

  October 5, 2017  | October 12, 2017 | October 26, 2017 | Thursdays 6:30 – 9 pm (3 sessions)

This course is for all levels, strengthening skills and providing a solid foundation for drawing with paint and exploring ideas.

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Create Night: Block Printing Tote Bags Session 1

  October 6, 2017  | Friday, 6:30 – 9 pm

Bring some ideas of what patterns you like, then learn to carve your very own stamp and print your new pattern on a tote bag you can take home at the end of the evening!

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Maximize Your Clay Class A

  October 6, 2017 — December 15, 2017  | Fridays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 sessions - no class Nov. 10)

Join this self-paced clay class with weekly demos to build, expand and hone your skills.

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Maximize Your Clay Class B

  October 6, 2017 — December 15, 2017  | Fridays, 9:30 am - 12 pm (10 sessions - no class Nov. 10)

Join this self-paced clay class with weekly demos to build, expand and hone your skills.

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Form and Figure Drawing

  October 10, 2017 — November 28, 2017  | Tuesdays, 7 – 9 pm (8 sessions)

Each week, you’ll have the opportunity to draw a model, exploring gesture, simple and complex poses.

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The Painter’s Clinic

  October 10, 2017 — November 28, 2017  | Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 12 pm (8 sessions)

Whatever the drawing or painting medium, whatever the subject, come explore your personal art interests in a helpful and supportive atmosphere.

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Ceramics for Beginners Class A

  October 10, 2017 — December 12, 2017  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 sessions)

Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

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Beginner Drawing

  October 11, 2017 — November 29, 2017  | Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 12 pm (8 sessions)

Through instruction and guidance, this class will take you through steps A, B and C of drawing with charcoal.

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Paint Night #1

  October 13, 2017  | Friday, 7 – 9 pm

Through demonstrations, you will be guided through the process of a creating a painting, and will have a canvas to show for it at the end of the evening.

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Clay Date Night #1

  October 14, 2017  | Saturday, 7 – 9pm (single session)

Grab your honey by the hand, join us for a drink, some laughs and a little clay work! Pick up some clay - even if it’s for your very first time - and create a masterpiece. Through demonstrations, you will be guided through the steps of creating handmade ceramic pieces.

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Dazzling Jewelry Workshop

  October 14, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 12 pm

Create one dazzling glass pendant with a matching pair of earrings! Plus, learn to make a chicklet that can be used as a zipper pull or bag bling.

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Beginner Wire Jewelry

  October 15, 2017  | Sunday, 10 am – 2 pm

Learn the basics of working with wire and how it can be used to create line drawings, stunning designs, and fun-to-wear jewelry.

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Intaglio Printmaking

  October 16, 2017 — December 4, 2017  | Mondays, 6:30 – 9 pm (8 sessions)

Any "Rembrandts" in the house? We will be covering drypoint on plexi; a similar method to the old masters, creating our image by incising a drawing on plexiglass and printing that image on paper to final product.

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Creative Movement: Process & Performance

  October 16, 2017 — December 4, 2017  | Mondays, 7 – 8:30 pm (8 sessions)

In this course, you will learn how to fully be in your body, and how to energize an empty space to make it come alive! Explore relaxation, concentration, improvisation, and technique, including choreographic processes, principles, and structures.

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Terrarium Plants

  October 20, 2017  | Friday, 7 – 8:30 pm

Choose from a variety of tropical plants and hanging or tabletop glass terrarium containers to create a unique piece of living art with various materials such as sand, pebbles or marbles.

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Metis Fire Bag

  October 21, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm

Participants will learn a simplified version of a traditional fire bag.

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Textile Night: Weaving Wall Hangings with Funky Fabric!

  October 27, 2017  | Friday, 7 – 9 pm

A night filled with fabric and fun! Have a drink with friends old and new, and create an eclectic wall hanging with a variety of materials!

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Breaking Ground – Fiction Writing

  October 28, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm

Through discussion, examples, and in-class exercises, we’ll cover the basics of writing a piece of fiction.

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Photography Crash Course

  October 28, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm

In this class, we’ll use easy technical explanations and shooting exercises to teach you how to find, compose, and capture compelling photographs.

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Cast Your Own Silver Ring!

  October 28, 2017 — October 29, 2017  | Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm (2 sessions)

This class will cover how to carve waxes, make molds, cast molten metal into the mold, followed by finishing and polishing. At the end of the two sessions, you’ll be able to take home a shiny new treasure!

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Beginner Ceramics Starter Course

  November 1, 2017 — November 29, 2017  | Wednesdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm (5 sessions)

Learn the basics of hand-building with clay and walk away with treasures of your own creation.

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Beginner Digital Photography

  November 2, 2017 — November 23, 2017  | Thursdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (4 sessions)

Get out of auto and learn how to take better pictures by exploring digital photography from the ground up.

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Drink and Draw

  November 3, 2017  | Friday, 6:30 – 9 pm

Join us for a self-guided life drawing session! We provide the model and simple drawing supplies, and you supply the creative drive! Drinks are available for purchase at the front desk.

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Paint Night #2

  November 17, 2017  | Friday, 7 – 9 pm

Through demonstrations, you will be guided through the process of a creating a painting, and will have a canvas to show for it at the end of the evening.

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Clay Date Night #2

  November 18, 2017  | Saturday, 7 – 9 pm

Grab your honey by the hand, join us for a drink, some laughs and a little clay work! Pick up some clay - even if it’s for your very first time - and create a masterpiece. Through demonstrations, you will be guided through the steps of creating handmade ceramic pieces.

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Beginner Sewing: Pajamas Pants

  November 18, 2017 — November 25, 2017  | Saturdays, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm (2 sessions)

Never used a sewing machine before? Are your sewing skills a bit rusty and you’re in need of a little reminder? This course is for you! Learn the sewing basics – from the importance of following grainlines, to how to properly measure your body and read a pattern.

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Surface Decoration

  November 25, 2017  | December 2, 2017 | Saturdays, 10 am – 4 pm (2 sessions)

This class is for intermediate potters who are looking to expand their surface decoration repertoire.

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Felted Holiday Ornaments

  November 26, 2017  | Sunday, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Learn to make unique felted decorations for your tree, and to give as gifts!

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Deconstructed Drawing

  November 29, 2017 — December 13, 2017  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (3 sessions)

The goal of "Deconstructed Drawing" is to return to this fundamental form of art by demystifying the process.

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Kokedama Workshop

  December 1, 2017  | Friday, 7 – 8:30 pm

Japanese for "moss ball", Kokedama is the latest trend in hanging plant design! You will transform plants into dangling sculptural objects. Make a tropical plant Kokedama for your home or office AND learn how Kokedamas can be made for outdoor summer patios and gardens.

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Create Night: Block Printing Tote Bags Session 2

  December 8, 2017  | Friday, 6:30 – 9 pm

Bring some ideas of what patterns you like, then learn to carve your very own stamp and print your new pattern on a tote bag you can take home at the end of the evening!

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Holiday Ornament Workshop Session A

  December 9, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 12 pm

Create three holiday-themed fused glass ornaments and learn the basics of glass fusing.

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Holiday Ornament Workshop Session B

  December 16, 2017  | Saturday, 10 am – 12 pm

Create three holiday-themed fused glass ornaments and learn the basics of glass fusing.

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