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We canvassed the city for unique and interesting art classes to engage your right brain
Put your own spin on handmade pottery. This eight-week
program allows novice potters to create mugs, pots, and
bowls as they learn methods of centering, throwing, trimming, decorating, and glazing clay.
July 5-August 23, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday,
7-9 p.m. $200; includes
25 lbs. of clay, glaze, & firing
Intaglio Etching with Copper (Printmaking)
Scratch this four-session course in your planner. Students create prints by etching copper plates, using spit bite, aquatint, and hard and soft ground processes for a complex experience with intaglio.
June 1-22, Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $150; $120 member; all materials/equipment provided
Introduction to Stained Glass
Open a window to the crafty world of glass soldering at this two-day stained-glass workshop, during which participants construct a six-by-nine-inch panel from glass and patterns.
May 5 & 12, Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.
$50; all materials/equipment included
Sweetgrass Basket Making Camp
Weaving the art and history of this local craft into a hands-on cultural camp for kids, this introduction to the making of sweetgrass baskets emphasizes teamwork and artistic growth.
July 6-16 (ages eight-12), Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $50;
all materials included
Go Global Summer Camp
Give your kids a passport to the international arts scene at this day camp, where they’ll draw Russian architecture, make African batik cloths, learn about ancient Maori art symbols, and craft genuine Japanese fish kites.
June 21-25 (ages four-seven); June 28-July 2 (ages eight-12), Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon. $200; $175 member; includes supplies, snacks, workshops, & museum tours