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NOTE: Classes may be removed from our online registration system two weeks after the start of a class. Please contact the Registrars if you have questions about a class that you do not see listed on the website.

 

Please note: Registration closes at noon the day before the class start date.

 

MULTIGENERATIONAL - SPRING 2024

 
  • 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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D760W24 Adventures in Weaving; Saturdays, March 9 & 16, 10 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Nicole Buchholz
Skill level: ALL

Make a spring inspired weaving that plays with color, pattern and texture. Like a new bird's nest, natural materials can be integrated into the weaving. Your creativity will flourish as you experiment with a variety of fibers and weaving techniques. Learn how to set up a frame loom and weave a small project such as a mini wall hanging or a coaster. Materials will be provided.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 3/9/2024 and ending 3/16/2024 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.

E760W24 Adventures in Weaving; Saturdays, May 4 & 11, 10 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Nicole Buchholz
Skill level: ALL

Make a spring inspired weaving that plays with color, pattern and texture. Like a new bird's nest, natural materials may be integrated into the weaving. Your creativity will flourish as you experiment with a variety of fibers and weaving techniques. Learn how to set up a frame loom and weave a small project such as a mini wall hanging or a coaster. Materials will be provided.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 5/4/2024 and ending 5/11/2024 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.

D053W24 Gorgeous Glass Jewelry; Saturday, April 6, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills in this Jewelry workshop. Beginners learn the basics of cutting and layering glass. Experienced fusers create more challenging projects. Ideas and samples will be provided by the instructor. Take one or all workshops! Completed projects will be ready for pickup in two to three weeks after being fired in a kiln by the instructor.

Gorgeous Glass Jewelry: Create your own beautiful glass jewelry! Beginners will learn the basics of glass fusing but on a small scale. Experienced fusers are free to simply create. We'll work with specialty glass such as dichroic and iridized and learn how to embed metals into glass. We will begin with pendants and move on to smaller, more challenging projects such as earrings or beads. Glass and basic jewelry findings will be provided.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/6/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

D138W24 Clay Wall Vases; Saturday, April 13,1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Skill level: ALL

Welcome spring flowers and ephemerals with a handmade wall vase. This multigenerational workshop will help you create small hanging vessels that are fun and beautiful on their own, or even more interesting with sprigs of ferns, flowers or herbs. Learn handbuilding techniques to sculpt the bodies of the vases, as you fold, shape, and pinch clay into the shape you desire. Next, decorate your vase with colorful slips or textures. Adding a hole for hanging is the last step. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, projects will be ready for pickup three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 8 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday and Saturday starting 4/13/2024 and ending 4/13/2024 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

E08224 Stone Carving Studio; Saturdays, April 27 - June 1, 10 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Frank Picos
Skill level: ALL

Artist-Instructor Frank Picos will show you how to carve a sculpture from a piece of stone, You will use hammers, chisels, files and sanding tools to shape your three-dimensional artwork. People of all ages and relations are welcome in this setting. Safe carving techniques will have you sculpting stone just like the masters do it. Some examples from contemporary and historical stone carving artworks will be shared and admired for their enduring beauty and inspiration. Enrollment limited to 12.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/27/2024 and ending 6/1/2024 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 233.00 ea.

E053W24 Gorgeous Glass Landscape or Portrait; Saturdays, May 25 - June 8, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills in this Landscape or Portrait workshop. Beginners learn the basics of cutting and layering glass. Experienced fusers create more challenging projects. Ideas and samples will be provided by the instructor. Take one or all workshops! Completed projects will be ready for pickup in two to three weeks after being fired in a kiln by the instructor.

Gorgeous Glass Landscape or Portrait: Create a fused glass dimensional landscape, either vertical or horizontal. On the first day, you will design your landscape or portrait and create the background using glass in its many forms from stringers to frit. Your piece will then be fired in the kiln for a full fuse. On the second day, you will add details, texture, and dimension in glass. Your piece will then get a tack fuse in the kiln, so your details will stand out against the background.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 5/25/2024 and ending 6/8/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 142.00 ea.

E059W24 Origami: Bracelets & Beads; Saturday, May 18, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen Sheridan
Skill level: ALL

This workshop will show you how to make both beaded bracelets and Origami bracelets. Invite a friend to sign up, too, and have some fun making new accessories for springtime. The colorful choices of paper and beads will inspire you to create lots of new things and have some fun while you make one of a kind designer jewelry. Price includes all materials.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 8 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 5/18/2024 and ending 5/18/2024 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 45.00 ea.

E137W24 Surface Design Clay Pot; Saturday, May 18, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Skill level: ALL

This multigenerational workshop brings the garden to you. Create a pot to house your favorite new plant. You will learn handbuilding techniques to build your pot, then learn about carving, sculpting, brushing and other techniques to add interest to the surface of your project. Emphasis is on textural surface designs, although colorful slips may be added. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, projects will be ready for pickup three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 8 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 5/18/2024 and ending 5/18/2024 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

D058W24 Origami: Cherry Blossom Time; Saturday, April 13, 1 - 3 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen Sheridan
Skill level: ALL

Cherry Blossom time lights up Japan and Washington D.C. every springtime. Join in the fun by making magical Origami flowers, birds, and other creations through the mathematical practice of folding paper. Origami artist Kathleen Sheridan shows how to make colorful paper sculptures that will amaze you as they come to life, and erupt into color. You will combine some branches to transform your projects into hanging decorations to usher in Springtime! Price includes all materials.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 8 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday and Saturday starting 4/13/2024 and ending 4/13/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

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  • Contact a Registrar with any questions at 952-473-7361 ext. 160 or registration@minnetonkaARTS.org. Please note that the New Student Discount can only be processed by registering in-person or by phone. This discount cannot be applied retroactively and it does not apply to birthday parties, subsidized classes, or Summer Arts Camp (SAC). See SAC policies for other details specific to camp. 
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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

 

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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