Workshops

Registration for winter workshops is OPEN!

Explore something new or expand upon what you know with one of our workshops!

Ceramics

Sculpt a human head using a traditional armature and air-dry clay. Students will sculpt a subject of their choosing from reference photos. The instructor will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Roneld Lores
Day/time:
Saturdays, March 7 & 14; 10:00am – 4:00pm
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2020 is the year of the rat, celebrating personalities who are industrious with positive attitudes! Using slab and coiling techniques, we’ll make a set of rat or... Learn More »
Instructor:
Moriah Tumbleson-Shaw
Day/time:
Saturday, January 11; 10:00am – 12:00pm
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Whether your favorite dinosaur hails from the Cretaceous, Triassic, or Jurassic era, we’ll create a pre-historic landscape using several hand-building techniques... Learn More »
Instructor:
Moriah Tumbleson-Shaw
Day/time:
Saturday, February 8; 3:00 – 5:00pm

Mixed Media

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Paste Paper is a patterned or textured paper made by applying brushes and hand tools to the surface of a paper that has been coated with thin colored paste or paint... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Friday, January 24; 12:30 – 2:00pm
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The accordion book is very simple with endless possibilities. Come experiment with different folds and techniques to build a unique accordion book. 
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Friday, February 28; 12:30 – 2:00pm
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This workshop explores a variety of mixed media techniques as participants learn to combine materials & express their own personal journeys or perspectives on... Learn More »
Instructor:
Gillian Frazier
Day/time:
Saturdays, January 25, February 1, February 8; 9:00 – 2:00pm

Musketaquid

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Get ready for the April 25th Earth Day Celebration! Make puppets, costumes, musical instruments, banners, Earth Floats and more. 
Instructor:
Nancy Lippe
Day/time:
Sundays, April 5, 12, 19, 2-5pm; Thursday, April 23, 5-8pm

Film and Photography

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Learn to capture professional video on an SLR camera.  In this class, we will cover the fundamentals of videography, off-camera lighting for video, and off-... Learn More »
Instructor:
Brent Mills
Day/time:
Saturday, March 14; 1:00 – 5:00pm
Learn how to take advantage of all your camera has to offer!  In this class, you'll learn the fundamental mechanics and features of your DSLR or mirrorless... Learn More »
Instructor:
Brent Mills
Day/time:
Saturday, January 11; 2:00 – 5:00pm
Learn to bend the light to your will!  In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of working with off-camera light for portraiture.  We will cover the... Learn More »
Instructor:
Brent Mills
Day/time:
Saturday, February 8; 10:00am – 5:00pm
Move beyond the Prom Pose and learn the poses that will bring your photos to life!  This class covers the fundamentals of posing for men, women, and couples.... Learn More »
Instructor:
Brent Mills
Day/time:
Saturday, March 7; 1:00 – 5:00pm

Makers and Design

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Learn how to use the versatile Black Cat Labs laser cutter at The Umbrella Arts to cut and/or engrave wood, plastics, paper, and numerous other materials with... Learn More »
Instructor:
James Boghosian
Day/time:
Saturdays or Sundays 1:00 - 5:00pm
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A basic introduction to wood turning, this workshop focuses on making a wood-handled bottle opener. We will use and discuss tools such as carbide and high-speed... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Sunday, January 26; 1:00 – 5:00pm
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This workshop is simultaneously an introduction to wood turning and a practical class for making a wine stopper. We will focus heavily on design and the use of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Sunday, February 2; 1:00 – 5:00pm
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This workshop begins with a lecture and demonstration (with specialized tools) of how to harvest bamboo. Second, demonstration of creative use of bamboo in projects... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Friday, February 7; 6:00 – 8:00pm

Glass

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Join us in celebration of Valentine’s Day by creating one of a kind glass hearts. In this class, we will learn proper techniques to flameworking and how to shape... Learn More »
Instructor:
Toby Walters
Day/time:
Sunday, February 2; 1:00 – 3:30pm
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Join us for a very special class to make simple glass flowers.  Our flowers will last all year long! This class is open to all adults, no experience needed.... Learn More »
Instructor:
Toby Walters
Day/time:
Saturday, March 21; 1:00 – 4:00pm
During this one day workshop, students will learn about the steps used in creating stained glass art.  Students will build a panel or sun catcher from patterns... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kathleen Mayer
Day/time:
Sunday, March 15; 1:00 – 6:00pm
In this intensive two day workshop , students will learn about the steps used in creating stained glass art, and build a medium sized stained glass panel from a... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kathleen Mayer
Day/time:
Saturday & Sunday, February 8 & 9; 1:00 – 6:00pm
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This two part class will be an overview of Flameworking, aka Lampworking:Day One: BEADMAKING: We’ll learn the basics by making lampworked beads at the torch or “... Learn More »
Instructor:
Aaron Slater
Day/time:
Saturday & Sunday, January 25 & 26; 1:00 – 5:00pm

FREE Family Days

Creativity has no age limit!Free Family Days are a great opportunity for families to be creative together and want to enjoy art in a fun and affordable way.  ... Learn More »
Instructor:
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Day/time:
Saturday, January 11, Monday, February 17, Saturday, March 14; 2:00 – 5:00pm