Explore important elements of art and principles of design like line, color, movement, and balance as you create a work of art inspired by Van Gogh, using tempera paint on canvas. Let us lead you through the process, step by step!
Practice basic hand-lettering skills and learn to write your name in basic cursive. Guests will create a hand-lettered piece to take home!
Discover the basics of working with clay! We will experiment with different textures and forms as we play with clay. Then, you will create your own mini coil pot using air dry clay. Take your project home and use paints to decorate it!
Discover basic weaving techniques as you play with pattern, texture, and color. We will create a small woven wall hanging that includes a variety of different materials.
Learn about color theory and explore the relationship between color and emotion as you create your own self-portrait, inspired by Paul Klee.
Enjoy the joy of jewelry-making as we create recycled beads, clay beads, and more in this fun workshop. Guests will learn the basic tools needed for jewelry making and create a simple bracelet or necklace to take home.
Celebrate Earth Day early as you learn about a few artists that create amazing works of art using found objects. Then, create your own found object hanging sculpture!
Learn how to create a step-by-step landscape together using acrylic paint.
Upper Elementary & Middle School
Bring your imagination to life and experiment with different styles of acrylic painting! Integrate mixed media into your artwork, add dynamic texture, and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece on canvas to take home!
Explore the ancient art of calligraphy! Bring your hand-lettering to the next level and learn how to write the alphabet and your name in eloquent font. Use watercolors to create a work of art to take home.
Learn about the science behind the kiln! Tour the ceramics studio at Midland Center for the Arts and then hand-build a creation to be fired.
Practice basic stitching techniques and learn how to create borders, flowers, and more with thread!
Self Portrait / Self Love
Put your drawing skills to work as you create special artwork for Valentine’s Day to celebrate the most important love of all - loving yourself and what makes you unique! Our instructors will guide you through the process of making a color pencil self portrait.
Practice the finer techniques of jewelry making in this workshop. We will create a ring using wire-wrapping techniques.
Make Your Mark
Find your passion and put it into art! Learn about how art has played a part in activism through the ages, and use your unique voice to make a mixed media artwork.
Plein Air Painting
Enjoy the spring weather as we gather outdoors to create artwork inspired by nature.