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Throwing on a Wheel Kids Camp (5 sessions)

with Erin Hoekzema

June 17th to 21st, 2024

$150 More Info

Monday, June 17th - Friday, June 21st from 1pm - 4pm

Ages 10 - 18 years old

Students will start to experience the feel of the wheel. The focus will be centering the clay and small cylindrical shapes, aside from becoming familiar with clay and studio procedures. Students will also work on beginning hand-building projects. They will also choose their favorite glazes for pieces to be glazed and fired. 

 

 

Waiting list available
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Torch Enameled Copper Shapes for Jewelry I

with Susan Matych-Hager

June 18th, 2024

$40 More Info

MAEA:  Torch Enameled Copper Shapes for Jewelry I

Tuesday, June 18th, from 8a - 12p

Ages:  18+ years old

This is a make-and-take class. Use a stationary torch to create enameled copper shapes for earrings and other jewelry. Basic torch safety will be discussed. Several techniques will be explored, including cutouts, sgraffito, and color blending. All materials are included.

IMPORTANT: Students taking glass courses using a torch must wear natural fiber clothing (i.e., cotton shirt and denim jeans), closed-toe shoes, and hair tied back and out of the way. Loose clothing that will be in the way of the torch is strongly discouraged. Please wear clothing that is not essential to your wardrobe.

AN N95 RESPIRATION MASK IS REQUIRED.

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Plein Air – Oils

with Pat Baker

June 18th, 2024

$50 More Info

MAEA:  Plein Aire - Oils

Tuesday, June 18th, from 9a - 12p

Ages:  18+ years old

Learn to see and paint nature's beauty, organize supplies simply to transport, and learn how to choose a subject and deal with changing light. There will be a demonstration, and then you can try out your creative skills in the great outdoors with instruction as you work.   Be sure to see the other plein air mediums, acrylic and pastel, offered this Summer.

Bring a small container of odorless mineral spirits, a folding chair, a lightweight easel, a few oil paints, brushes, and rags for clean-up.  Canvasses provided.  

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Memory Pillows

with Mary Tommelein

June 18th, 2024

$30 More Info

MAEA:  Sewing Class

Tuesday, June 18th, from 10a - 12p

Ages:  16+ years old

Participants will learn basic machine operation/techniques and make a memory pillow from a t-shirt or flannel/cotton shirt (labels available if creating one from a loved one). Participants can bring a machine, or one will be provided for use (please indicate on the sign-up form). Attendee needs to bring a shirt to use to create the pillow. It can be flannel/cotton or a T-shirt.

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What is Feminist Art?

with Peter Barr

June 18th, 2024

$20 More Info

MAEA:  What is Feminist Art?

Tuesday, June 18th, from 10a - 12p

Ages: 18+ years old

This interactive slide lecture will help you recognize the three most important feminist strategies in art since the early 1970s. Please know the Gallery Classroom is in a historic building with steps.