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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, 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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C98118 Dazzling Fused Glass, Thursdays, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Graham

Skill Level: ALL

Have fun making one-of-a-kind glass plates, trays, bowls and ornaments for the kitchen, yard or window. Learn how to create dazzling patterns by blending different sizes of glass frits, layering opaque and transparent glass, adding stringers and more. Create a set of three 6 x 6-inch dishes or sculptures. Once your piece is fused together, it will be fired again in a mold to shape it. Some materials provided. Additional materials discussed at first class. Safety emphasized. Close-toed shoes required.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/11/2018 and ending 2/8/2018 at 1:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 254.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 277.00 ea.

C85718 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Danny Saathoff

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 1/8/2018 and ending 2/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 262.00 ea.

D98118 Dazzling Fused Glass, Thursdays, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Graham

Skill level: ALL
Have fun making one-of-a-kind glass plates, trays, bowls and ornaments for the kitchen, yard or window. Learn how to create dazzling patterns by blending different sizes of glass frits, layering opaque and transparent glass, adding stringers and more. Create a set of three 6 x 6-inch dishes or sculptures. Once your piece is fused together, it will be fired again in a mold to shape it. Some materials provided. Additional materials discussed at first class. Safety emphasized. Close-toe shoes required.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/1/2018 and ending 3/29/2018 at 1:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 277.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 254.00 ea.

D85718 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 2/26/2018 and ending 4/16/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 269.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 295.00 ea.

D83218 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 2/26/2018 and ending 4/16/2018 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 289.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 315.00 ea.

E85718 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/23/2018 and ending 6/11/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 262.00 ea.

E83218 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/23/2018 and ending 6/11/2018 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 259.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 282.00 ea.

D859W18 Art of Pendants, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill level: ALL

Design and create a pendant in copper, bronze or sterling silver. Learn to use various jeweler's hand tools, basic soldering and finishing techniques. Customize and add your own style by sawing, shaping, texturing and stamping sheet metal for a one-of-a-kind look. A hands-on course for beginners and intermediate students alike. Materials are included, but registration is required by Feb. 26. Art Center Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/8/2018 and ending 3/15/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 228.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 210.00 ea.

D987W18 Fused Glass Jewelry, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 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 4/7/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 62.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

D842W18 Art of Earrings, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Seebauer Hansen
Skill level: ALL

Design and create a series of earrings in copper, bronze or sterling silver. Learn to use various jeweler's hand tools, basic soldering, and finishing techniques. Customize and add your own style by sawing, shaping, texturing and stamping sheet metal for a one-of-a-kind look. A hands-on course for beginners and intermediate students alike. Materials are included, but registration is required by March 26. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/7/2018 and ending 4/14/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 228.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 210.00 ea.

E987W18 Fused Glass Jewelry, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 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 6/16/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 62.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 57.00 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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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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