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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.

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D85719 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Mondays, 9:30 am - 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 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. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 2/25/2019 and ending 4/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 274.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

D83219 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design, Mondays, 12:30 - 3 pm
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: B, AB

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry, exploring metal fabrications, soldering, stone setting, cold connections and many more techniques. Beginners 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 2/25/2019 and ending 4/15/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 294.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 320.00 ea.

D86219 Copper Clay Creations [NEW!], Thursdays, 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level" ALL

Learn to make jewelry with copper metal clay, a flexible medium that can be rolled, stamped, cut, and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln or torch fired to become almost pure copper. Copper employs the same techniques as silver metal clay but is a less expensive alternative. Students will learn multiple techniques to create a variety of pieces of their own design. Class fee includes Art Clay Copper for all class sessions, gemstones, and patinas.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/7/2019 and ending 3/28/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 193.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

E85719 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Mondays, 9:30 am - Noon
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: I, AD
No class on May 27

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. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/22/2019 and ending 6/3/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 214.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.

E83219 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design, Mondays, 12:30 - 3 pm
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: B, AB
No class on May 27

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry, exploring metal fabrications, soldering, stone setting, cold connections and many more techniques. Beginners 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/22/2019 and ending 6/3/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 254.00 ea.

E92419 Fun with Fused Glass! [NEW!] Saturdays, 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Diana Petron
Skill level: B, AB, I
No class on May 25

This is a fun 4-week project-based class designed for beginning to intermediate levels. We'll start simple and add new techniques each week. Week 1: basics of fusing and small projects such as suncatchers, plant pokes, or wall hangings. Week 2: tiles, paperweights, plates, or a tray. Weeks 3 and 4: landscape, still life, or portrait, done in 2 parts. Projects will be fired after each class. The final project will be fired twice, once after creating the background, and then again after detail has been added on Week 4. All materials and tools will be provided.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 5/4/2019 and ending 6/1/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 193.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 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


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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