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Family / Multigenerational Workshops - SUMMER 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).

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C040W22 Valentine's Origami Art
Instructor: Kathleen Sheridan
Skill level: ALL

Let's create handmade Valentine's Day origami art which is sure to impress. You will learn step-by-step folding techniques to make heart-inspired origami that tucks inside a mailing envelope. This class includes origami paper kits with brightly colored and patterned origami paper, which you will fold into Valentine's creations. With your newfound paper folding skills, you'll be ready to send origami Valentines to your friends and family all around the world! 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

Saturday, January 22
(1 session) 10 a.m. - Noon
Multigenerational Workshop
Single class scheduled on 1/22/2022 at 10:00AM
Attendees: 1 $ 32.00 ea.

C020W22 Weaving Explorations
Instructor: 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

Saturdays, January 22 - 29
(2 sessions) 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Multigenerational Workshop
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/22/2022 and ending 1/29/2022 at 12:30PM
Attendees: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

C190W22 Art Journal (Ink & Watercolor)
Instructor: 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 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. Students ages 12 and up may register with a registered adult for this multigenerational experience.

Enrollment limited to 12; Multigenerational class for ages 14 to adult; ages 12 and up may register with a registered adult.

Tuesdays, February 1 - 15
(3 sessions) 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Multigenerational Workshop
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 2/1/2022 and ending 2/15/2022 at 5:30PM
Attendees: 1 $ 74.00 ea.

C072W22 Ceramic Piggy Bank
Instructor: Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

Make your own piggy bank out of clay, formed into an animal of your choice! First make your animal's main shape using the pinch pot clay handbuilding technique. Learn how to connect two pots to form a round shape perfect to store your coins. Using a variety of clay tools, create your animal's eyes, snout, tail and feet. Once you've finished sculpting your piggy bank's shape and distinctive features, decorate your animal using 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

Saturdays, February 5 - 12
(2 sessions) 1 - 3 p.m.
Multigenerational Workshop
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 2/5/2022 and ending 2/12/2022 at 1:00PM
Attendees: 1 $ 73.00 ea.

C066W22 Cheers to Winter
Instructor: Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

It's cold outside. Come in to our ceramics studio and warm up! Create handmade mugs to hold your favorite warm winter drinks. Basic handbuilding techniques will be covered including slab building the shape of your mug. 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.

Saturday, February 19
(1 session) 1 - 3 p.m.
Workshop for Families
Single class scheduled on 2/19/2022 at 1:00PM
Attendees: 1 $ 41.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391


952-473-7361 x. 160

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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