GLASS & JEWELRY


WINTER Session

Note: Spring Session is located below. Please add each session's classes separately to your cart if registering for classes in more than one session.

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C052W20 Gorgeous Glass Valentine, 1/25, 1-3:30 p.m.
Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills. Completed projects will be ready for pickup in two to three weeks after being fired in a kiln by the instructor.

Valentine: We will play with decorative embellishments such as stringers, confetti and frit to create Valentine's Day glass art. Participants may create one or more of the following projects: wall art, Valentine's candy dish, or jewelry. The instructor will guide you in choosing designs that fit your skill level and enhance your ability. All materials will be provided.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 1/25/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 52.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 56.00 ea.

C86220 Metal Clay Jewelry: Copper and Bronze
Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

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 and multiple shades of bronze. Base metal clays employ the same techniques as silver metal clay but offer 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.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/28/2020 and ending 2/18/2020 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 212.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 196.00 ea.

C054W20 Gorgeous Glass Spring Into Glass, 2/8, 1-3:30 p.m
Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills. Completed projects will be ready for pickup in two to three weeks after being fired in a kiln by the instructor.

Spring Into Glass: Let's invite spring into the dreary days of winter by making fused glass birds, bunnies or flowers. Create a plate, suncatcher, door ornament or even a 3-D sculpture with images of spring. Interpret the spring theme in any way you wish within the confines of the medium, the size of the kiln, and your experience level.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 2/8/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 52.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 56.00 ea.

C023W20 Jewelry Bash, Sat. 2/22, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational workshop, create your own eye-catching jewelry using an assortment of beads, ribbon, thread and findings. Your wearable art creations will reflect your unique sense of style! Projects may include beaded bracelets or braided necklaces that are equally fun to make and wear.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 9 to adult
Single class scheduled on 2/22/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 29.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 32.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

SPRING Classes

Registration opens at NOON on Monday, January 13.

NOTE: Spring I classes start with "D"   Spring II classes start with "E"

Please add each session's classes separately to your cart if registering for classes in more than one session.

 

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D83220 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design [Core Class]
Danny Saathoff
Skill level: B, AB

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry. You'll 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 2/24/2020 and ending 4/13/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 298.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 325.00 ea.

D85720 Intermediate Jewelry Design AM
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 the student. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/26/2020 and ending 4/15/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 248.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 271.00 ea.

D85820 Intermediate Jewelry Design PM
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 the student. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/26/2020 and ending 4/15/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 248.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 271.00 ea.

D71320 Peyote Stitch Bead Weaving
Cheri Meyer
Skill level: ALL

Learn the ancient technique of off-loom bead weaving using the peyote stitch. You'll enjoy weaving seed beads together using a needle and thread to form beautiful patterns. This class covers bracelet making and how to set a cabochon, fused glass or ceramic piece in a peyote stitched bezel. All materials included.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 2/27/2020 and ending 3/19/2020 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 185.00 ea.

D86120 Gemstone Designs in Metal Clay
Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Learn multiple ways to set gemstones in metal clay. Unlike traditional silverwork, no soldering or power tools are required! Stones can be set easily into the clay and fired into place to create stunning jewelry. Students will learn basic metal clay skills as well as stone setting techniques. Perfect for beginner or experienced metal clay artists. All tools provided. Class fee includes materials for the first class.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/5/2020 and ending 3/26/2020 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 196.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 212.00 ea.

D052W20 Gorgeous Glass Slumped Plates
Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills in the Slumped Plates, Landscape or Portrait, or 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 Slumped Plates: Plates and Dishes and Trays, Oh My! Create fused glass projects that are both beautiful and functional. Options may include sushi plates, tiny dishes that can hold trinkets or truffles, or larger serving trays. The subject matter is wide open. Choose a spring theme, play with abstractions of color, explore geometric shapes, or even make a portrait of your favorite pet.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 3/7/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 61.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 66.00 ea.

D864W20 Charming Metal Clay Molds
Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Molds are a great way to convert designs and textures into wearable art. You'll make reusable silicone molds from vintage buttons to create silver charms for pendants, earrings, or bracelets. Learn basic metal clay techniques, how to embed jump rings, and how to set gemstones in your design. Items will be fired by the instructor after class and available for pick up one week after the class date.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/28/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 86.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

D054W20 Gorgeous Glass Jewelry
Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills in the Slumped Plates, Landscape or Portrait, or 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 to adult
Single class scheduled on 4/18/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 61.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 66.00 ea.

E83220 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design [Core Class]
Danny Saathoff
Skill level: B, AB

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry. You'll 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/20/2020 and ending 6/8/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 268.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 291.00 ea.

E85720 Intermediate Jewelry Design AM
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 the student. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/22/2020 and ending 6/10/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 305.00 ea.

E85820 Intermediate Jewelry Design PM
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 the student. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/22/2020 and ending 6/10/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 305.00 ea.

E023W20 Jewelry Bash
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

In this multigenerational workshop, create your own eye-catching jewelry using an assortment of beads, ribbon, thread, and findings. Your wearable art creations will reflect your unique sense of style! Projects may include beaded bracelets or braided necklaces that are equally fun to make and wear.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 9 to adult
Single class scheduled on 5/9/2020 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 29.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 32.00 ea.

E860W20 Metal Clay Lentil Beads [NEW!]
Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Lentil beads are a cornerstone of metal clay jewelry design. Learn how to construct a basic bead to create custom earrings, necklaces, and charms. Metal Clay is a flexible medium that can be rolled, stamped, cut, and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln-fired to become pure silver. Class price includes 20g of Art Clay Silver for the first class and gemstones and Silver Syringe clay for both classes.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 5/11/2020 and ending 5/18/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 135.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 145.00 ea.

E053W20 Gorgeous Glass Landscape or Portrait
Diane Petron
Skill level: ALL

In these multigenerational workshops, learn the basics of glass fusing and then apply your newfound glass skills in the Slumped Plates, Landscape or Portrait, or 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 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 to adult
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 5/30/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 120.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 130.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

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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.
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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.

   
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