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GLASS & JEWELRY

*Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in person, or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. 

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.160, to inquire about class availability.

Classes are listed by date, current at the top. Scroll down to see future classes. Select a class by checking the small square to its left. Choose as many as you like, then select NEXT at the bottom of the page. Go to MEMBERSHIPS to purchase or renew. Once you've selected your class(es), select NEXT at the bottom of the page to proceed to checkout.

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.160, to inquire about class availability.
 
Classes are listed by date, most current at the top. Scroll down to see future classes. Select a class by checking the small square to its left. Member pricing is valid only with current memberships. Go to MEMBERSHIPS to purchase or renew. Once you've selected your class(es), select NEXT at the bottom of the page to proceed to checkout.
 
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C85719 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: I, AD

Expand on the skills learned in Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design through further exploration of familiar skills and the introduction of more advanced techniques. This class will be loosely structured to allow more time to create new pieces, practice, and hone your techniques. Prerequisite: a beginning MCFTA silver jewelry class or instructor permission. Some materials provided. Project materials purchased by student.


Enrollment limited to 10, ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/7/2019 and ending 2/18/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 244.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 267.00 ea.

C83219 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design, Mondays, 12:30 - 3 p.m.
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: B, AB

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry and explore 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.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/7/2019 and ending 2/18/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 264.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 287.00 ea.

C99119 Enameled Jewelry Using Metal Clay [NEW!] Thursdays 6 -9 p.m.
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Enamel is a fun way to add a dramatic element to jewelry. The fine silver in the metal clay provides the perfect surface for enameling. In this class, you will create metal clay pieces for two different enamel techniques, basse-taille and champlevé. You will torch fire the enamel layers to create stunning jewelry components to turn into earrings, bracelets, or necklaces. Basic metal clay techniques will be taught as well as how to properly sift and wet pack enamels. Materials for the first class are included. Students will need to purchase additional metal clay.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/3/2019 and ending 1/31/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 259.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 239.00 ea.

C86019 Metal Clay Jewelry [NEW!] Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

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.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/5/2019 and ending 1/26/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 209.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 193.00 ea.

C966W19 Illuminated Stained Glass Mosaic, Two Saturdays, February 9 & 16, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Wendy Andersen
Skill level: ALL

Use your imagination or a provided pattern and make a stained glass block mosaic that can be internally lit or set in a window to catch the natural light. You'll learn how to use stained glass cutting, breaking and grinding tools and how to grout stained glass to a glass object. Materials provided. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12, ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 2/9/2019 and ending 2/16/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 175.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 161.00 ea.

C716W19 Free-Form Peyote Stitch Bracelet, Friday, February 22, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Weave, mix colors and incorporate beads into a freeform bracelet design that will fit your exact wrist size. In this class, you will build on the basic peyote stitch and learn different designs and an easy closure technique. Take home instructions included. You will need to select and bring your own beads and materials. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Pre-requisite: Bead Weaving: Peyote Stitch Basics or equivalent knowledge. Cafe is open for the half hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10, ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 2/22/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

C054W19 Spring Into Glass, February 23, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

Let's invite spring into the dreary days of winter's end by making fused glass birds, bunnies or flowers in this multigenerational workshop. Create a plate, suncatcher, door ornament or even a 3D sculpture with images of spring. Learn the basics of glass fusing and play with decorative embellishments such as stringers, noodles and frit. You are welcome to interpret the spring theme in any way you wish within the confines of the medium, the size of the kiln, and your experience level. Completed projects will be ready for pickup two to three weeks after being fired in the kiln by the instructor.

Enrollment limited to 12, ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 2/23/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 51.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 55.00 ea.

 

 

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


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 M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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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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