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A98819 Glass Fusing and Slumping
Learn to incorporate the principles and elements of 3-D design to create a variety of fused and slumped glass tiles, bowls, plates, and ornaments. You'll learn the basic skills such as cutting and color design and are encouraged to come with pattern and concept ideas. Firing and some glass materials included. Safety glasses and closed-toe shoes required. "A Beginner's Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass" by Brenda Griffith is recommended.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/5/2019 and ending 10/10/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 288.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 264.00 ea.

A85719 Intermediate Jewelry Design
Expand on the skills learned in Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design through further exploration of familiar skills and the introduction of more advanced techniques including additional stone settings, mixed media, and found objects as wearable art. This class will be loosely structured to allow more time to create new pieces, practice and hone your techniques. Prerequisite: MCFTA beginning silver jewelry class or instructor permission. Some materials provided. Project materials purchased by student. A materials list is on the website.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/4/2019 and ending 10/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 274.00 ea.

A83219 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design
Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry, exploring metal fabrications, soldering, stone setting, cold connections and many more techniques. You will be guided through basic techniques and can expect to complete at least one project by the end of the course. We will also discuss the essential equipment to continue work outside of the classroom. Bring a sketchbook. Most materials provided.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/4/2019 and ending 10/23/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 320.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 294.00 ea.

A86019 Metal Clay Jewelry: Silver
Learn how to make silver jewelry without saws or power tools by using metal clay. This flexible medium can be rolled, stamped, cut, and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln or torch-fired to become 99.9% pure silver. Each week, students will learn and apply new techniques for working with metal clay and create a variety of unique jewelry designs. All tools provided. Class fee includes materials for first class.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/5/2019 and ending 9/26/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 193.00 ea.

B85719 Intermediate Jewelry Design
Expand on the skills learned in Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design through further exploration of familiar skills and the introduction of more advanced techniques including additional stone settings, mixed media, and found objects as wearable art. This class will be loosely structured to allow more time to create new pieces, practice and hone your techniques. Prerequisite: MCFTA beginning silver jewelry class or instructor permission. Some materials provided. Project materials purchased by student. A materials list is on the website.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/30/2019 and ending 12/18/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 274.00 ea.

B83219 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design
Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry, exploring metal fabrications, soldering, stone setting, cold connections and many more techniques. You will be guided through basic techniques and can expect to complete at least one project by the end of the course. We will also discuss the essential equipment to continue work outside of the classroom. Bring a sketchbook. Most materials provided.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/30/2019 and ending 12/18/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 320.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 294.00 ea.

B86219 Metal Clay Jewelry: Copper and Bronze
Learn to make jewelry using metal clay, a flexible medium that can be rolled, stamped, cut, and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln fired to become pure metal. In this class students will try several base metal clays including copper, light bronze, and red bronze. Base metal clays employ the same techniques as silver metal clay but offers a much less expensive alternative. Students will learn multiple techniques to create a variety of pieces of their own design. Class fee includes metal clay for all class sessions, gemstones, and patinas.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 12/5/2019 and ending 12/19/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 169.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 157.00 ea.

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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. - 9:30 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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