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Advanced Water Media

Adult Class
2 sessions available!

JAN 21 – FEB 25, 2020
MAR 3 - APR 14, 2020
TUE / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$115 / $90 Museum Members

Grow your water media experience in this self-directed class. Class includes exploration of techniques, interactions with fellow students, and participation in dynamic critiques. Students must have a good working knowledge of water media. Each session is a stand-alone class; participants do not need to take the first session in order to take the second one.

Pat Smith / Advanced

Intermediate Digital Photography

Adult Class
MAR 3 - APR 14, 2020

TUE / 6 - 8 PM
$125 / $100 Museum Members

This class is for those who have basic technical knowledge of their camera and want to move to a higher level. Composition will be a major emphasis of this course along with class critiques. Students will explore camera use, lighting and creativity. A connected, cohesive series of prints is the goal for each student. Bring your camera, tripod and camera manual to the first class. Six weeks in length.

Stephen Grewe 


Fused Glass

Adult Class
MAY 16, 2020

SAT / 10 AM - 2 PM

Learn fundamentals of fusing glass while creating your own artwork! Topics will include glass compatibility, firing schedules, annealing, design and safety. Each student will create one 5- to 6-inch tile and 2 small jewelry pieces. Finished work will be ready for pick-up at the Center the following week.No experience necessary! 

Safety glasses will be provided; bring an apron or smock if desired. Long pants and comfortable closed-toe shoes should be worn.

This class will be held at the instructors home studio; directions will be emailed prior to the class.

Emmy Heger

Acting Workshop: Comedy

Adult Class
MAR 7, 2020

SAT / 1 - 5 PM

Join our visiting guest instructor, Jason Simon, as he spends an afternoon exploring the conventions and techniques of broad comedy in this participatory afternoon workshop. Through short scenes and exercises, participants will learn what makes audiences laugh, and how to deliver it consistently.

Our guest instructor has been a comedic actor for over 20 years with credits ranging from Shakespeare to opera. He’s been seen on TV, film, as a voice in both video games & animated features, and in over 70 theatrical productions including the national tours of Funny Girl, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Cats, The Producers, The Wizard of Oz, and Sister Act. He’s appeared Off-Broadway and at some of the largest national regional theaters in America, including three produduction with Metropolitan Opera.

Interim Independent Study Ceramics

Adult Class
APR 30 - JUN 11, 2020

THU / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
THU / 6 - 9 PM

$135 / $110 Museum Members

This class is for both intermediate and advanced students who wish to work at their own pace. The instructor will distribute clay, answer questions, and assist students through demonstration and problem-solving in both hand-building and wheel-throwing. Wheel instruction will be available as needed. Clay must be purchased from the instructor. Students must have previous clay experience at the Midland Center for the Arts. Exceptions must be approved by the instructor prior to registration.

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