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2019 Classes & Workshops

Including special classes, camps, seasonal workshops, and events

Ongoing Classes

Some breaks between classes may occur so please contact us before your visit. Registration must include payment. Click on a class to register or learn more. 


Open Studio – Noon-4 pm $5 per person, bring your own supplies, enjoy the company of other artists in a supportive environment. Indoor still life subjects available. Plein air views are spectacular in all seasons. Click here to learn about our location

Drawing for Scaredy Cats – 6-8 pm – $100/5 weeks – click to learn more


First Wednesday Life Drawing – 7-9 pm, live nude or draped model – $18/session instructed, basic supplies included, pre registration is required click to learn more


All Media for All Levels with Susan Rosso – 10 am-Noon $80/monthclick to learn more

NEW! Open Studio starting Jan 3, 2019– Noon-4 pm $5 per person, bring your own supplies and lunch. Indoor still life subjects available. Plein air views are spectacular in all seasons. – click to learn more

Comprehensive Art for Children 10 and Older – 6-8 pm$60/monthclick to learn more


2019 Adult Workshops

Most Workshops are 9 am-4 pm, lunch break from noon-1 pm. Full lunch is included except Beginner Oil and Exploring the Inner Terrain with Art

Pre registration and deposit required for all workshops – click on a name to learn more and register

Diana Plenys, Exploring the Inner Terrain with Art, April 5 and 6, 1-4 pm – $60

Mark Vander Vinne, Beginner Oil Painting, March 29-31, 2019 – $180 

Lynn Ferris, Capturing the Light, Watercolor, July 12-14, 2019 – $350

Lian Quan Zhen, Basics of Watercolor, Sept 6-8, 2019 – $200

Ken Hosmer, Creative Color, Oil and Acrylic, Sept 10-13, 2019 – $330


2018-19 Events and Children's Seasonal Workshops

2018 Christmas Ornament Party – Saturday Dec. 15 or 22, 2-5 pm – $35 per child, adults free

Paint, glue, sprinkle and glitter up to 7 different handmade ornaments. Cookies, hot cocoa and punch, and Christmas music make a day of cheer. Register here, pre registration and $10 deposit required

 A Christmas Carol one man production by renowned storyteller Grant Fitch, Saturday Dec. 15, 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased here at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3617881or at the door

2019 Whole Kids New Years Workshop – Friday Jan. 4, 2-5 pm – $35 per child 10 and older, kids only

Start the year off with good vibes!  Relaxing focus meditation, yoga, vision board activity, and healthy snacks. For children 10 and older. Register here, pre registration and $10 deposit required

Victorian Valentine Party – Sat. Feb 9, 1-4 pm

Join us for an afternoon of quaint valentine crafts and a victorian-style tea complete with finger sandwiches served on china. Children $35 each, adults accompany for free. Pre-registration required with a $10 deposit

Annual Children’s Exhibit – March 16 – April 27, 2019

Opening ceremony and show honoring all of our students 18 and under. 2019 calendar of our 2018 Exhibit is available now for $20. Free to enter and attend. Opening party on March 16, 5-7 pm. Call or email for details.

26th Annual Juried Exhibition – 2019

For adults ages 18 and older, wall hangable art accepted up to 40″. Registration and details here 

Fairy Workshop and Tea – Jun 8, 1 – 4 pm – $35 per child, accompanying adults free

Explore and create the secrets of gnome and fairy. Build a fairy or gnome house and have tea and cakes. Bring your creation to Gnomes Day Out.   Register here, pre registration and $10 deposit required  

Art Blitz – Sept 21 & 22, 2019, 11 am – 5 pm – Free admission to the public

Immerse yourself in all things creative. Pick up a brush or just relax and watch. Live music, food, puppets, painting, weavers, clay, kids activities, adult mini classes, fun for all ages. To volunteer click here  OR    Register as a demonstrating or teaching artist