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Family / Multigenerational Workshops - FALL 2022

 
  • FAMILY: Indicates an intergenerational workshop with art activities for adults and children to do together. 
    Children must be accompanied by an adult and adults accompanied by a child.

  • MULTIGENERATIONAL: Indicates a workshop that welcomes students of most ages (see class description for age range).

FAMILY

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A090W22 Painting the Fall Colors, Saturday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

In this family workshop, you will paint a natural landscape with tempera or acrylic on canvas. The landscape painting will be inspired by the fall season. Learn how to handle your brush to create the effects of leafy treetops ablaze against blue skies, fall garden harvests or more. Explore color mixing on your paint palette and directly on canvas.

Enrollment limited to 12
Children with adult, ages 7+
Prices are per person
Single class scheduled on 9/24/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

B061W22 Holiday Bowl Party, Saturday, 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

Master basic pinch and coil handbuilding techniques to shape a bowl that's perfect for your holiday snack. Play with new surface design techniques to make interesting lines, textures and patterns. Then attach small figurines, handles, or feet to your bowl to reflect your style. Children and adults create art together in this hands-on family workshop. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, estimated project pickup is three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Children with adult, ages 5+
Prices are per person
Single class scheduled on 11/19/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.

B090W22 Still Life Drawing & Painting, Saturday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

In this family workshop, you will draw a still life and then add watercolor paint to bring your drawing to life. The art center will choose a pleasing composition of still life objects to draw and paint - or you are welcome to bring an object from home that has a special meaning to you. Gain experience drawing an object's contours on paper, before even picking up a paint brush. This is a relaxed drawing and painting class for adults and children to do together.

Enrollment limited to 12
Children with adult, ages 7+
Prices are per person
Single class scheduled on 11/19/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

MULTIGENERATIONAL

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A040W22 Pumpkin Patch Origami, Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Kathleen Sheridan
Skill level: ALL

Let's wander through a paper pumpkin patch in this multigenerational class. You will learn step-by-step folding techniques to create pumpkin origami. This class will focus on a couple of models, which you will practice more than once to build your paper folding muscle memory. This class includes origami paper kits with brightly colored and patterned origami paper. This is a welcoming and creative multigenerational learning experience open to all experience levels.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 10/11/2022 at 5:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

A020W22 Weaving Explorations I, Saturdays, Noon - 2 p.m.
Madie Ley
Skill level: ALL

Join us as we experiment with color, texture and pattern in small-scale weavings. Using a simple frame loom, learn how to warp a loom and prepare weft yarn for weaving. The majority of class time will be devoted to weaving with yarn --from cotton to wool to acrylic-blends --representing a rainbow of colors. Once you understand the basics of weaving, you will expand your weaving know-how with techniques to add texture and pattern. You'll even learn finishing techniques for creating a woven wall-hanging. This multigenerational class is open to artists who have never woven before as well as those with previous experience weaving.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 10 to adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/24/2022 and ending 10/1/2022 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

A023W22 Jewelry Bash, Saturday, Noon - 2 p.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational workshop, create your own eye-catching jewelry with assorted beads, ribbon, thread, and findings. Your wearable art creations will reflect your unique sense of style! For this fall, you will create jewelry with polymer clay additions. Learn how to shape, mold and blend colors of polymer clay to create necklace pendants. Pendants may be inspired by nature and flowers - or be whimsical creations of your own choosing. Participants will see a variety of necklace ideas to display your pendant(s), and then choose the first one to make together.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 9 to adult
Single class scheduled on 9/24/2022 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

A066W22 Clay Trinket Tray, Saturday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational workshop, you'll create mini-trays that have an array of uses - from holding your keys to presenting your after-dinner treats. These make great presents for friends and family too! There are many styles of trays to inspire your creation - they can be round, square, leaf-shaped for the fall season or more. They can be stamped and carved with designs of your choice. You will paint your pottery with a colorful slip to finish. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, estimated project pickup is three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 7 to adult
Single class scheduled on 9/24/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.

A195W22 Mixed-Media Painting (Watercolor), Saturdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational class, create artwork that combines watercolor painting and pen & ink drawing. Build your skill set selecting and mixing a color palette, handling brushes, and experimenting with watercolor painting techniques. Sample projects include landscape and/or still life paintings layered with pen & ink drawings or atmospheric washes. This class is open to all painting levels and encourages a sense of play and experimentation. Materials provided for class. Students ages 11 and up may register with a registered adult.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 14 to adult; ages 11 and up may
register with a registered adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 10/8/2022 and ending 10/15/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 65.00 ea.

A072W22 Ceramic Vase, Saturdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

Make your own ceramic vase out of clay. Learn how to create the vase form with one of the popular handbuilding techniques -pinching, coiling or slab making. Once your vase is formed, the surface decoration can begin! Design and decorate your vase with the help of clay carving tools and stamps, clay additions and/or sgraffito (in Italian "to scratch") techniques. Your vase will be decorated with colorful slips and underglazes. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, estimated project pickup is three weeks after the class. This is a multigenerational class open to all skill levels from beginners to more experienced potters.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 7 to adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 10/8/2022 and ending 10/15/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 77.00 ea.

A025W22 Monster Soft Sculptures, Saturday, Noon - 2 p.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational class, dream up a monster that can be spooky or silly. First, sketch your monster's features and body to create a fabric pattern. Choose from a rainbow of felt colors for the body of your monster, and play with fiber embellishments that will give your monster character, such as fabric scraps, embroidery floss, ribbons and more. You will get a demonstration of hand-sewing basics to piece together your pattern pieces, and leave class with enough embroidery floss or yarn to complete your monster's stitching at home.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 8 to adult
Single class scheduled on 10/29/2022 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 34.00 ea.

B190W22 Art Journal (Ink & Watercolor), Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

This multigenerational class introduces you to art journals, an excellent way to capture impressions of a place when you are traveling or even on a backyard nature walk. Get an overview of different styles and formats for an art journal, and see samples of the mixed-media journal pages created by artist Erin Stahl. Then it's time to create your own art journal pages based on a meaningful moment, a special place, or a natural or architectural wonder. Start by sketching in graphite and ink, and then learn some tips for applying watercolor paints to make your sketches come alive. You may even choose to add some written journaling to enhance your storytelling. Returning students may explore other mixed-media materials in addition to watercolor. Students ages 11 and up may register with a registered adult for this multigenerational class experience.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 14 to adult; ages 11 and up may
register with a registered adult
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 11/1/2022 and ending 11/15/2022 at 5:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

B040W22 Gift Box Origami, Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Kathleen Sheridan
Skill level: ALL

The best gifts come in the smallest of packages -and sometimes the best gift is the package itself! In this multigenerational class, you will create origami boxes that can hold little trinkets, candy or a special message inside. You will learn step-by-step folding techniques. This class will focus on a couple of models, which you will practice more than once to build your paper folding muscle memory. This class includes origami paper kits with brightly colored and patterned origami paper. This is a welcoming and creative multigenerational learning experience open to all experience levels. It is helpful to have folding experience for the Gift Box project. If you are a beginner, please let the art center know in advance.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 11/29/2022 at 5:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

B020W22 Weaving Explorations II, Saturdays, Noon - 2 p.m.
Madie Ley
Skill level: ALL

Are you looking to take the next step in expanding basic weaving skills? This course, designed for recent beginners, will review weaving essentials like warping a frame loom and choosing the right materials for your project. Then, we will explore contemporary passementerie weaving and complete a project inspired by this new spin on a 17th century adornment method. Those who have no weaving experience are encouraged to take Weaving Explorations I to build the foundation for this class. Students will be able to complete at least one passementerie project that could be a bookmark or wall hanging.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 10 to adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 11/5/2022 and ending 11/12/2022 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

B066W22 Amazing Mugs, Saturday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

Create handmade mugs that will amaze your friends and family! These mugs are made to be well-loved and used in the kitchen for your beverage of choice. First you will make the body of the mug with basic handbuilding techniques. Once your mug is formed, you will carve, stamp, and add clay additions to the mug. These can be painted with colorful slips to finish. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, estimated project pickup is three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 7 to adult
Single class scheduled on 12/3/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.

B064W22 Ceramic Snack Bowl, Saturday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

Join us in the clay studio as we make handbuilt bowls tailored just for you and for your favorite snack food. You will learn handbuilding techniques such as attaching coils of clay, or pinching your clay into a bowl form. Once you have the basic form, then you will add lines, shapes, and interesting designs to the surface using our clay texture tools and stamps. You will paint your pottery with a colorful slip to finish. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, estimated project pickup is three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 7 to adult
Single class scheduled on 11/12/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.

B025W22 Penguin Art Antics, Saturday, Noon - 2 p.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

Let's celebrate the "best-dressed" African penguins that live and swim in the cool ocean waters flowing from Antarctica. You'll study the penguin's profile, markings, and special features that make it so well-suited to life in the cool ocean waters. Choose a penguin and a pose that speaks to you from our penguin photo gallery - and then let the art-making begin! This is a mixed-media art class, so please dress for mess for any projects that involve paints or printmaking ink details.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 8 to adult
Single class scheduled on 11/19/2022 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 34.00 ea.

B195W22 Mixed-Media Painting (Acrylic), Saturdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational class, create artwork that combines drawing, acrylic painting and collage. Build your skill set selecting and mixing a color palette, handling brushes, and experimenting with acrylic painting techniques. Sample projects include a landscape and/or still life painting with bold applications of paint and mixed-media additions. Add visual interest and texture to your canvas with mixed-media materials such as oil pastels and/or paper and cloth collage. Materials are provided for class. Students ages 11 and up may register with a registered adult.

Enrollment limited to 12
Multigenerational class for ages 14 to adult; ages 11 and up may
register with a registered adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 12/3/2022 and ending 12/10/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 65.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

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952-473-7361 x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9 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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