Weekend Workshops


Clay

MAKE WEEK: Tripod Mug

Instructor: Shannon Gehen

Easy construction, endless texture, and colorful glazes turn a simple clay cylinder into a unique functional mug. MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07 MW6
Dec. 5, Thu. 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Clay

MAKE WEEK: Holiday Ornaments in Clay

Instructor: Shannon Gehen

Make an assortment of unique clay ornaments for holiday decoration and gift giving! Design your own or use pre-cut. A family friendly workshop - adult and young artists encouraged!

Adult and Youth - 2019-07 MW10
Dec. 7, Sat. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pancoe
CAM member: $20; Non-member: $25

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Fiber Arts

MAKE WEEK: Shaped Paper Gifts

Instructor: Fritzi Huber

Create handmade paper to be later transformed into 3D ornaments, note cards, gift tags, booklets, bags, and all things paper! Using simple tools and techniques participants will be able to take what the have learned home to continue to make papers without extravagant means to do so. Fun, simple, productive, and in time for the holidays! MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07MW1
Dec. 6, Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40
+ $10 material fee

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Fiber Arts

MAKE WEEK: Illuminate the Night

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Create your own artful lanterns to celebrate the holiday season of light. CAM's newly opened Noguchi exhibition (Nov. 22) provides inspiration for a variety of structures: simple cut paper and bamboo boxes, stars, or freeform contemporary shapes. Supplies include a variety of wooden and wire materials to use as armatures, covered with papers and silks incorporating pressed ferns and leaves. Indigo vat available for resist dying techniques. Completed lanterns may be lit with candles or electrical bulbs. MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07 MW4
Dec. 5, Thu. 10am-4pm Pancoe
CAM member: $60; Non-member: $75
+ $30 material fee

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Fiber Arts

MAKE WEEK: Paper Lanterns

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Have fun learning how to make your own magical lantern! Visit the newly opened Noguchi exhibition, (Nov. 22) to learn about the infamous Japanese lantern artist. Then build an armature and cover with artful, transparent paper. Lantern can be taken home same day to enjoy and share. (Youth and Adult invited!) MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult and Youth - 2019-07 MW8
Dec. 6, Fri. 4:30pm - 6:00pm Pancoe
CAM member: $16; Non-member: $20
+ $15 material fee

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Fiber Arts

MAKE WEEK Silk Paper Jewels: Holiday Bowls & Boxes

Instructor: September Krueger

What better to hold your special Christmas gifts than a perfectly beautiful box from silk paper! Dye silk handkerchiefs and shape unique boxes or bowls for a bit of holiday luxury! MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07 MW9
Dec. 7, Sat. 10:00am - 3:00pm Pancoe
CAM member: $52; Non-member: $65
+ $15 material fee

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Fiber Arts

MAKE WEEK Hand Felted Gifts

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Have a ball learning about fleece and roving, tool use, and vocabulary. Start with a small bowl, embellishments and move on to learn how to create a felted purse, journal cover or even your own toasty slippers for those chilly winter nights. Share color, warmth, texture and fun. MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07 MW11
Dec. 8, Sun. 10:00am - 4:00pm Pancoe
CAM member: $60; Non-member: $75
+ $30 material fee

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Mixed Media

Drawing with Paper: Mixed Media Portraits

Instructor: Kathryn DeMarco

Exhibition artist Kathryn DeMarco guides students through the creation of a portrait or self-portrait using drawing and collage materials. Working from their own photographs, artists develop a story element within their portrait using paper and paint. Don't miss Kathryn's artist intro on Thursday, Nov 14, 6:00 pm in Studio 1 exhibition “Finding A Way”.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/6 WS6
Nov. 15, Fri. & Nov. 16, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
+ $15 material fee

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Mixed Media

MAKE WEEK: Let it Pour!: Acrylic Pour Pendants and Rings

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Acrylic pouring medium is a versatile gel that works great for making colorful pendants and rings. A variety of bezeled metal pendant and ring molds provided along with fluid acrylic paint to add color and abstract designs. Complete several pieces, great gifts and insights to a fun jewelry-making technique. All levels welcome! MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult: All Levels - 2019-07 MW5
Dec. 5, Thu. 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40
+ $15 material fee

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Painting

Shadow Play: Capturing Lights and Darks In Painting

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Capturing the play of light in painting can often be a daunting task. Understanding how to capture contrast and the basics of color theory in color temperature can help create confidence for the student artist. This intensive addresses the challenge of matching color and light and shadows. For all levels and painting mediums.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-04 WS7
Nov. 22, Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $80; Non-member: $100

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Painting

Painting Techniques: Focusing On Skies and Water

Instructor: Joanne Geisel

The beauty of the coastal landscape is often defined by its extraordinary skies and ever-changing oceans and waterways. Explore the colors, composition and textures that comprise these features and paint them with greater confidence and enjoyment. Designed for oil and acrylic painters.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-04 WS8
Nov. 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Nov. 24, Sun., 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $116; Non-member: $145

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Painting

Art Buzz: Watercolor Illumination

Instructor: Shannon Gehen

Art, wine, and friends, what could be better? December Art Buzz features teaching artist Shannon Gehen, with playful watercolor experimentation. Create small ornament or greeting card size paintings using easy techniques to create fun star-burst patterns. Learn an accessible technique you can continue on your own! Cost of workshop includes all art supplies, a glass of wine (with option to purchase studio dinner, 1/2 priced bottle wine, or wine by the glass), and a good time to be had by all! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons!

Adult: All Levels - 2019-06 AB3
Thu., Dec. 19, 6:00 - 8:30 pm Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Printmaking

Art Buzz: Hand Printed Holiday Greeting Cards

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Art, wine, and friends, what could be better? November Art Buzz features teaching artist Michael Van Hout, leading students through simple printmaking steps to create personal one-of-a-kind holiday cards. Learn an accessible technique you can continue on your own! Cost of workshop includes all art supplies, a glass of wine (with option to purchase studio dinner, 1/2 priced bottle wine, or wine by the glass), and a good time to be had by all! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons!

Adult: All Levels - 2019-06 AB2
Thu., Nov. 21, 6:00 - 8:30pm Studio 1
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Sculpture

MAKE WEEK: Embossed Metal Fish

Instructor: Renato Abbate

Using only the simplest tools and materials, students learn ancient techniques to achieve expressive and diverse 3-dimensional fish. Pound out textures on pre-cut sheet metal creating a unique metal fish to hang from the ceiling or the tree! MAKE WEEK '19: take a workshop | learn a craft | make a gift

Adult and Youth - 2019-07 MW2
Dec. 4, Wed., 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $16; Non-member: $20

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