Art Workshops and Classes for All Ages

Ongoing and Drop-in Classes

Mud Buddies (Ongoing)    SIGN-UP

Instructor: Candace Birchfield
Date:   WEDNESDAYS  Ongoing Drop-in Workshop
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm
Age: 16+
Price:   Drop-in:  $15 (pay ahead for discount)
6 Visits: $78
10 Visits: $120
Materials Fee: $25 for 25 lbs. of clay covers, glazing and firing
** Join a ceramics class and receive free Open Studios

Description:
Join us as we gather to get our hands in clay! Some experience is helpful in this supervised Open Studio for ages 16-adult. No sign-ups necessary, simply come and make pottery and sculpture by hand or with the potter’s wheel. * Only clay purchased through the Arts Center will be used.

 


Classes for Adults

Materials, Techniques and Experiments with Catherine Richardson   Sign Up

Saturday May 7, 10:00am – 3:30pm             

How do we cultivate the art of finding what we’re not seeking? Explore new ways to approach your art-making practice. Is your creative brilliance calling for some playtime? Want to come out and play, art-as-un-usual? This useful workshop offers artist of all levels an opportunity to probe new painting materials and methods with which they might transform their painting practice.

 


Summer Art Camps for Kids and Teens

4-Day Camps Monday-Thursday

June 6 – August 4, 2016

Amazing Picture-Making with Christopher Newhard – Ages 6-12   Sign Up

June 6-9 afternoon
July 11-14 afternoon
July 18-21 afternoon
July 25-28 afternoon
August 1-4 afternoon

Art Studio & Cartooning with Mark Edwards – Ages 6-17   Sign Up

June 6-9 morning
June 6-9 afternoon
July 25-28 afternoon
August 1-4 morning
August 1-4 afternoon

Art You Can Create: iPhone/iPad with Nancy Barasch  Sign Up
Ages 9-12 and 13-18

July 11-14 morning (9-12)
July 11-14 afternoon (13-18)

Cartooning: Create Your Own World with Barbara Golden – Ages 6-10   Sign Up

June 27-30 morning

Comic Workshop: Manga & Pokemon with Barbara Golden   Sign Up
Ages 11-16

June 27-30 afternoon

Drawing with Evelyn Dolowitz Nitzberg – Ages 6-17   Sign Up

June 13-17 morning

Handbuilding with Candace Birchfield – Ages 12-17   Sign Up

June 27-30 morning
July 25-28 morning

Jewelry Art Camp with Denise Ward – Ages 8-14   Sign Up

June 20-24 9am-3pm

Hands-on Art for Kids with Jacki Yurth – Ages 6-10   Sign Up

July 18-21 morning
July 25-28 morning

Potters Wheel with Candace Birchfield – Ages 12-17   Sign Up

June 27-30 afternoon
July 25-28 afternoon

Printmaking with Evelyn Dolowitz Nitzberg – Ages 6-17   Sign Up

June 13-17 afternoon

 


 

Summer Weekend Art Workshops

These 3-hour workshops each focus on a particular skill.

Please select the Sign Up date for the session you wish to attend, next to each date listed below.

Potters Wheel with Candace Birchfield – Ages 12-17

June 11 morning    Sign Up
July 16 morning    Sign Up
August 6 morning    Sign Up

Handbuilding with Candace Birchfield – Ages 12-17

June 25 morning   Sign Up
July 30 morning  Sign Up

 


 

Group Tours and School Field Trips

We use the Visual Thinking Strategies method as the basis for experiencing art.  Hands-on art projects available.
Contact Val Richman at 707-762-5600 x101 or VRichman@PetalumaArtsCenter.org for more information or to reserve.

 

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