Bookmark and Share

GLASS & JEWELRY

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.16, 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.
 
Step 1:
Prices
Step 2:
Register
Step 3:
Finish
Quantity and Pricing
G85717 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill Level: I, AD
Expand on the skills learned in Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design by further exploring familiar skills or experimenting with more advanced techniques such as multi-faceted soldering, 3-D construction and alternate connections and stone settings. This class will be student driven to allow for personal design concepts and practice. Prerequisite: a beginning MCFTA 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 7/24/2017 and ending 8/21/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 140.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 152.00 ea.

G83217 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design [CORE], Mondays, 12:30 - 3 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill Level: B, AB
Learn to work with silver and other metals to create jewelry. You"ll explore metal construction processes, soldering, texturing, riveting and more. 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; silver purchased by student based on project needs.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/24/2017 and ending 8/21/2017 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 160.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.

G987W17 Fused Glass Jewelry, Saturday, August 5, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill Level: ALL
Create your own beautiful glass jewelry and learn the basics of glass fusing on a small scale! You will learn to cut, shape and layer glass, embed metal hangers and play with decorative embellishments, such as frit and dichroic glass. You will start by making pendants and move on to smaller, more challenging projects such as earrings or beads. Tools and most materials (glass, metal for hangers and pendant bails) are provided. Additional findings may be purchased. Those with experience may bring specialty glass, only if it is COE 90. You will take home at least one completed piece at the end of class. Additional projects will be fired in a kiln by the instructor and ready for pickup in three weeks.

Enrollment limited to 14 / Ages 14 and up
Single class scheduled on 8/5/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 57.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 61.00 ea.

G986W17 Glass Pocket Vases with Relief, Monday and Friday, August 14 and 18, 10 a.m. - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Karen Graham
Skill Level: ALL
Design, fuse and slump glass panels to create your own pocket vision: a vase, keepsake or central spot for notes and photos. You'll learn to carve refractory material to create texture and relief in your design. Beginning students will learn basic glass cutting, fusing considerations, mold preparation and kiln use. More advanced students will be guided in their design concepts as needed. Safety emphasized. Tools and a variety of materials are provided. Project size limited. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Bring a lunch or eat at the Art Center Café for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday and Friday starting 8/14/2017 and ending 8/18/2017 at 10:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 174.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 186.00 ea.

A85717 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 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: a level I MCFTA 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 9/11/2017 and ending 10/23/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 235.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 258.00 ea.

A83217 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, 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 9/11/2017 and ending 10/23/2017 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 278.00 ea.

A98117 Creative Glass Design, Thursdays, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Graham
Skill Level: ALL
Create beautiful fused glass sculptures, jewelry and serving pieces for the table. We’ll explore pattern and design concepts by thoughtful placement of glass in layers, strips and fused component parts for your own one-of-a-kind glasswork. You will learn how to work with glass paints, powders, frits and sheet glass to develop striking color palette, texture and visual depth. You’ll also learn how to use the flowing movement of glass when heated in a kiln to form and shape your piece. Basic glass cutting, glass reaction to heat, mold preparation and kiln use will be covered. Safety emphasized. Tools and a variety of materials provided. Closed-toe shoes and ear plugs required.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 10/4/2017 and ending 10/26/2017 at 1:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 210.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 228.00 ea.

A83617 Evening Jewelry [NEW!], Thursdays, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill Level: ALL
Learn to work with silver and other metals to create jewelry. You'll explore metal construction processes, soldering, texturing, riveting and more. 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 essential equipment to continue work outside of the classroom. Bring a sketchbook. Most materials provided; silver purchased by student based on project needs.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
No class on October 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/7/2017 and ending 10/26/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 268.00 ea.

B85717 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 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: a level I MCFTA 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 10/30/2017 and ending 12/18/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 265.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 290.00 ea.

B83217 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, 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 10/30/2017 and ending 12/18/2017 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 285.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 310.00 ea.

B98117 Creative Glass Design, Thursdays, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Graham
Skill Level: ALL
Create beautiful fused glass sculptures, jewelry and serving pieces for the table. We’ll explore pattern and design concepts by thoughtful placement of glass in layers, strips and fused component parts for your own one-of-a-kind glasswork. You will learn how to work with glass paints, powders, frits and sheet glass to develop striking color palette, texture and visual depth. You’ll also learn how to use the flowing movement of glass when heated in a kiln to form and shape your piece. Basic glass cutting, glass reaction to heat, mold preparation and kiln use will be covered. Safety emphasized. Tools and a variety of materials provided. Closed-toe shoes and ear plugs required.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
No class on November 23
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/16/2017 and ending 12/21/2017 at 1:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 250.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

B83617 Evening Jewelry [NEW!], Thursdays, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill Level: ALL
Learn to work with silver and other metals to create jewelry. You'll explore metal construction processes, soldering, texturing, riveting and more. 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 essential equipment to continue work outside of the classroom. Bring a sketchbook. Most materials provided; silver purchased by student based on project needs.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
No class on November 23
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/2/2017 and ending 12/21/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 268.00 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.  

 
  Thanks to our sponsors!

 
   
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.


The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is a non profit organization 501(c)(3)                                                                                                       Copyright © Minnetonka Center for the Arts 2012. All Rights Reserved