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D400AM20 Sculpt It! /June 8-12 - 9 AM
Learn basic sculpture techniques and experiment with different mediums. Wire, plaster, wood, foam core, fiber and natural objects may be used to create your sculptures. Learn about sculptors from the U.S. and abroad who create amazing public art. You will design and build sculpture models, realistic or abstract, expressing your creativity. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/8/2020 and ending 6/12/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

C300PM20 Stone Carving /June 8-12 - 1 PM
Take a chip off the old block and rock like a sculptor, transforming a limestone block into 3-D art. This is the real thing - banging, chiseling, then filing and sanding to finish. Safety with traditional carving techniques will be taught and historical sculptures and artists referenced. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/8/2020 and ending 6/12/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

D400PM20 Digital Meets Traditional /June 8-12 - 1 PM
Many artists today seamlessly move between traditional art, where they can get their hands dirty, and the “clean” art experience of working digitally. You will move from hands-on techniques like pen and ink and watercolor washes to the digital realm and back again. You’ll be impressed by how many art techniques can be created on your iPad. Note: Please bring your iPad with the Procreate app installed (Procreate by Savage Interactive Ltd.). Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/8/2020 and ending 6/12/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

FS02PM20 Glass Fusion / June 11- 1 PM
Let’s explore the glass arts! First learn about what it’s like to work in a hot shop where glassblowing happens in a team environment. Then try your hand at the warm glass art of fused glass, where glass is fired in a kiln. You will create a glass memento of your own, practicing basic glass cutting and design skills. Fused glass artwork will be fired in a kiln by the instructor. The art center will notify you when glass is ready for pickup. Enrollment limited to 10. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 6/11/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D401AM20 Printmaking Techniques /June 15-19 - 9 AM
Let’s experiment with printmaker’s tools and create multicolored and layered prints based on our original designs. You will learn how to carve a printing block, design and cut stencils, and ink and print in a variety of ways to get different color effects. You will experiment with both relief and screen printing techniques on paper or fabric. Printmaking will take your art to a new dimension! Enrollment limited to 14.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/15/2020 and ending 6/19/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

D401PM20 Made by Hand /June 15-19 - 1 PM
There is something special about an object that is made by hand. In this class you will have an opportunity to design and create objects that are fun to use and that show off the personality of the maker, too. Projects may include a hand-painted sign with your favorite quote, a pinch pot candleholder based on a hand-drawn sketch, a fabric designed with relief block prints, or a wall hanging made by weaving yarn, raffia and fabric scraps. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/15/2020 and ending 6/19/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

FS03PM20 Origami Art / June 16 - 1 PM
Learn about the Japanese art form of origami where a few folds can transform a flat sheet of paper into a leaping frog, a bird or a gift box. You will learn step-by-step folding techniques to make creative origami art that will surprise and delight your friends! This is an introductory class, but campers with experience are welcome and will learn models that are not found on YouTube. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 6/16/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D402AM20 Watercolor Remix /June 22-26 - 9 AM
Advance your skills with watercolor painting and discover fresh new techniques in this versatile medium. You'll cover wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry painting, then explore mixing in other media with your transparent watercolors like collage, ink, gouache and printmaking. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/22/2020 and ending 6/26/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D402PM20 Dining in Style (Clay) /June 22-26 - 1 PM
Come experience the joy of eating and drinking out of something handmade. You will make your own plates, mugs, bowls, bases and more. Learn the properties of the potter’s wheel and various handbuilding techniques using molds, pinch, coil, and hard and soft slab construction. All work will be painted with underglazes and colored slips and glazed. Projects will be fired, ready for pickup in three weeks. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/22/2020 and ending 6/26/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

D403AM20 Pastels & Colored Pencils /July 6-10 - 9 AM
Both pastels and colored pencils come in a rainbow of colors and are fun to blend and use in mixed-media artwork. Learn how to make different line strokes, cross-hatch marks, soft color gradations and more with each media separately. Then see how you can combine pastels and wax-based colored pencils with watercolor, gouache or acrylic paints. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/6/2020 and ending 7/10/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D403PM20 Kinetic Sculpture /July 6-10 - 1 PM
Bring a sculpture to life so that it sings and moves freely. Inspired by the kinetic sculptures of Swiss artist Jean Tinguely, you will work with sculpture wire, beads, rods, paints, metal hardware and more to sculpt realistic and abstract shapes. Then you will explore ways to add sound and/or motion to your designs. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/6/2020 and ending 7/10/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

FS09PM20 Fantastic Art / July 7 - 1 PM
Are you interested in supernatural or fantastic art that’s often seen in graphic novels? First you will sketch out the major landscape features of your world, before moving to a full-sheet drawing of your environment’s fantastic features. Bring ideas for a mythical world, or use our reference materials. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 7/7/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D404AM20 Living in Color /July 13-17 - 9 AM
Our palettes with be awash in color from vibrant hues to pastels. Learn how colors can harmonize together, and play up each color’s aspects to impact the whole mood of a piece. Our inspiration comes from the British painter, printmaker, photographer and stage designer, David Hockney. Hockney creates bold Pop Art paintings, such as the California pool-side setting in A Bigger Splash. Experiment with color and make your own splash in the art world. Enrollment limited to 16. ‘I prefer living in color,’ David Hockney
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/13/2020 and ending 7/17/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D404PM20 Clay Surface Design /July 13-17 - 1 PM
Let's pinch, coil and slab our way into creating fun and functional ceramics with attention-getting designs on a clay surface. Projects may include a one-of-a-kind mug, bowl, or garden decoration. You'll experiment with texture tools, stamps and even kitchen utensils to make abstract, representational or freehand textures or drawings. Roll up your sleeves for a fantastic clay experience! Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/13/2020 and ending 7/17/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

FS11PM20 The Art of Doodling / July 14 - 1 PM
Let’s roll up our sleeves and scribble and doodle, all in the name of art! What starts as a random line can transform into something completely new. See how doodling can lead us in new creative directions. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 7/14/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D405AM20 Drawing from Nature /July 20-24- 9 AM
Let's hone our observational drawing skills as we gather and/or sketch in-situ objects from nature. You will study up close the wildflowers, plants and trees surrounding the art center and the nearby Dakota Rail Regional Trail. You will learn new drawing techniques with pencil, colored pencil and ink. Develop a basic understanding of color theory, still life composition and plant identification. Realistic and abstract ideas will be explored. Enrollment limited to 14.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/20/2020 and ending 7/24/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D405PM20 Origami Art /July 20-24- 1 PM
If you are in awe of how folding a sheet of paper can transform it into an art piece, then join us for an exploration of the Japanese art form of origami. Each day introduces new folding techniques and types of origami. Begin with the basics as you practice traditional origami forms, and then play with the creative, modular, and useful and action origami. This is an introductory class, but campers with experience are welcome and will learn models that are not found on YouTube. Enrollment is limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/20/2020 and ending 7/24/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D406AM20 Take Your Best Shot /July 27-31- 9 AM
Sharpen your digital photography skills with tips and techniques on finding a point of interest and effective framing. You'll learn how to best capture your subjects to communicate emotion and express your unique individual perspective. You'll get comfortable with your camera's functions and important design elements that draw your eye into an image. Bring a digital camera, memory card and your camera manual. Enrollment limited to 12.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/27/2020 and ending 7/31/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D406PM20 Painting on the Flip Side /July 27-31 - 1 PM
Let's open up possibilities of water-based paint on traditional and unconventional surfaces like wood boards, canvas and/or acrylic sheets. You'll look at street artists Shepard Fairey, Banksy and Lady Pink whose works appear on the streets and within exhibit galleries. Their painting techniques, style and subject matter will serve as inspiration to advance your skills. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/27/2020 and ending 7/31/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

GS13PM20 Zentangle Me / July 28 - 1 PM
If you like Zentangle designs with their repeating lines and shapes, this class is for you. First practice drawing with a crow quill dip pen and ink, where it’s a fun challenge to vary your line widths in a doodle - and maybe even have a wayward ink splatter to show for your efforts! Next we’ll break out the ballpoint pens and gel pens to embellish our designs further. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 7/28/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D407AM20 Illustration Arts /Aug 3-7 - 9 AM
Learn the process of illustrating a short fable, from thumbnail sketches, character design, layout, final inking and coloration to the binding process. You'll have the chance to complete multiple illustrations using various drawing and painting media including graphite, pen and ink, colored pencils, markers and watercolor paints. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/3/2020 and ending 8/7/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D407PM20 Choose to Fuse /Aug 3-7 - 1 PM
Explore color and light and the magic of glass fusing. Learn the basic techniques of glass art with a focus on fusing. Beginners practice glass cutting, color composition and design. Experienced fusers may choose specific projects like mosaic, jewelry or glass circle cutting. Create small-scale projects like sun catchers, plates, bowls or 3-D figures. Fused glass artwork will be fired in a kiln by the instructor. The art center will notify you when glass is ready for pickup. Enrollment limited to 12.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/3/2020 and ending 8/7/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

D408AM20 Design Mind /Aug 10-14- 9 AM
Let’s think in the way that designers do when they create new design concepts. You’ll get a design challenge that you will face as a team, brainstorming and sketching ideas, and then building models to test your ideas. Your art and design challenges can come from real-world examples in the design community - whether the designers are architects, product designers or graphic designers. Enrollment limited to 14.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/10/2020 and ending 8/14/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

C308PM20 Stone Carving /Aug 10-14- 1 PM
Take a chip off the old block and rock like a sculptor, transforming a limestone block into 3-D art. This is the real thing - banging, chiseling, then filing and sanding to finish. Safety with traditional carving techniques will be taught and historical sculptures and artists referenced. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/10/2020 and ending 8/14/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

D408PM20 Inspired Illustrations /Aug 10-14 - 1 PM
If you admire hand-lettered signs in storefronts, the playful graphics and text on band posters and a well-designed book cover, then this camp is for you. You'll work on illustration projects of your choosing. Explore a variety of drawing techniques, as you create studies in pen and ink, chalk art lettering, calligraphy and more. You'll also get hands-on experience working with watercolor and gouache in illustration. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/10/2020 and ending 8/14/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

GS15PM20 Origami Cats & Dogs / Aug 11 - 1 PM
You will create cats and dogs out of paper, exploring the magical art of origami. Follow along with your teaching artist as you learn paper folding techniques that are sure to impress. Watch as our pets’ features - from their pointy ears to the tips of their tails - come to life in paper! This is an introductory class, but campers with experience are welcome and will learn models that are not found on YouTube. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
Single class scheduled on 8/11/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D409AM20 Drawing Studio /Aug 17-21 - 9 AM
This is a relaxed drawing class that will build your confidence in drawing freely using traditional and nontraditional media. There will be time to work with charcoal, graphite, colored pencil and alcohol markers - and then some unexpected nontraditional media and drawing tools like coffee and toothpicks. Each day you’ll work with a new drawing media and have a drawing prompt to encourage artistic exploration. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/17/2020 and ending 8/21/2020 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.

D409PM20 Painting with Acrylics /Aug 17-20- 1 PM
Acrylic paints are fun, forgiving, and the focus of this art camp. This is an all-skill level class encouraging experimentation with a variety of techniques popular for acrylic work. You'll learn more about composition, the selection of your color palettes, and brush handling tips for best results. Building up paint layers to create depth will be covered, along with color, value and perspective. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday starting 8/17/2020 and ending 8/20/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 188.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

 

952-473-7361 x. 160

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Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday          closed


The building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

 

* Phone lines will be open Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
   
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art  Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota  Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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