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Summer Adult Classes

AMFA offers a diverse selection of art classes and workshops for adults that provide an opportunity to be inspired and get creative at any age or ability level. Before registering for a class, please review our guidelines and policies and the required supply lists.

Unless otherwise noted, registration closes on May 24, 2024.

If registration has passed for a class you are interested in taking, please contact Guest Services at connect@arkmfa.org or 501.372.4000 to see if spots are still available.

Ceramics

  • Beginner | Handbuilding
    Student pottery by Lynn Smith.

    Learn the fundamental techniques of handbuilding: pinch, coil, and slab. Explore how to combine these techniques to make functional and sculptural ceramics. Instruction will also cover the basics of glazing.

    Price: $390 ($315 for Members)*
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L40)
    Length: Eight Weeks

    *Prices include one bag of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase in the AMFA Museum Store.

    Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Jean Mross
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    Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Carl Napolitano
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    Wednesdays, June 5 - July 24, 2024, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Jenn Perren
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  • Beginner | Wheel Throwing
    Pottery by Vijay Gondhalekar

    Learn the fundamental techniques of making work on the pottery wheel: wedging, opening, centering, and pulling. This class focuses on the processes of wheel throwing to encourage skill building and exploration of making pottery on the wheel.

    Price: $390 ($315 for Members)*
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L47)
    Length: Eight Weeks

    *Prices include one bag of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase in the AMFA Museum Store.

    Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Jean Mross
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    Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Vijay Gondhalekar
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    Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Danielle James
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  • Intermediate | Soda Firing Workshop
    Pottery by Zach Wollert.

    Learn the basics of Soda Firing, including using flashing slips, applying glazes, prepping work, loading the kiln, and firing schedules.

    Participants can bring up to ten bisque-fired pieces of highfire cone 10 rated clay to this one-day workshop to be fired in our soda kiln. Recent ceramic-making experience is necessary.

    Registration closes on July 6, 2024.

    Price: $75 ($60 for Members)*
    Prerequisite: Beginner Handbuilding or Beginner Wheel Throwing
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L47)
    Instructor: Zach Wollert
    Length: One Day
    Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Intermediate | Raku Firing Workshop
    Pottery by Kelly Edwards

    Learn the basics of Raku Firing!

    Participants can bring up to five hand-sized wheel-thrown or handbuilt bisqueware to be glazed and fired during this one-day workshop. The instructor will demonstrate proper safety, glazing techniques, and material preparation.

    Registration closes on July 13, 2024.

    Price: $75 ($60 for Members)*
    Prerequisite: Beginner Handbuilding or Beginner Wheel Throwing
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L47)
    Instructor: Kelly Edwards
    Length: One Day
    Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Intermediate | Handbuilding
    Ceramic sculpture by India Childress

    Continue to build upon your handbuilding skills, with instruction covering how to use drape molds and other available tools and equipment to create free-formed ceramic work.

    Intermediate lessons in coiling, pinching, slabs, and glazing will be covered.

    Price: $390 ($315 for Members)*
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L40)
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Prerequisite: Beginner Handbuilding

    *Prices include one bag of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase in the AMFA Museum Store.

    Thursdays, June 6 - August 1, 2024, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    (Class will not be held on Thursday, July 4.)
    Instructor: Kelly Edwards
    SOLD OUT

    Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Jenn Perren
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  • Intermediate | Wheel Throwing
    Pottery by Kelly Edwards

    Expand upon learned techniques from Beginner Wheel Throwing. Some handbuilding techniques may also be taught during this class. Projects may include altered pots, lidded pottery, throwing sets, with learning to use underglazes and glazes.

    Price: $390 ($315 for Members)*
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L47)
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Prerequisite: Beginner Wheel Throwing

    *Prices include one bag of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase in the AMFA Museum Store.

    Wednesdays, June 5 - July 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Kelly Edwards
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    Thursdays, June 6 - August 1, 2024, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    (Class will not be held on Thursday, July 4.)
    Instructor: Tony Bockhold
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  • Advanced | Independent Study: Handbuilding (SOLD OUT)

    Independent Study is an opportunity for the experienced ceramics student to focus on self-directed, hand-built projects.

    An instructor will be available to advise and assist students with their projects; however, no formal instruction is provided.

    Price: $390 ($315 for Members)*
    Prerequisite: Intermediate Handbuilding
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L40)
    Instructor: Kelly Edwards
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Date: Thursdays, June 6 - August 1, 2024 (No class on July 4.)
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include one bag of clay. Additional clay is available for purchase in the AMFA Museum Store.

    SOLD OUT

Drawing

  • Beginner | Basics of Drawing

    A perfect class for the true beginner or for those who need a refresher, this class offers an overview of drawing.

    Learn how to see like an artist by visualizing shapes and forms and understanding composition, perspective, light, and shadow.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Elly Bates
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner | Drawing Workshop with Clark Valentine

    Explore the intersection of mindfulness and artmaking through a meditative ink drawing session with Delta Triennial artist Clark Valentine.

    Through a series of mindfulness practices and drawing exercises, students are encouraged to explore their “present-ness” in the creation of two drawings. The first drawing will be a response to body, emotion, and thought awareness, while the second drawing will respond to the Museum’s architecture.

    Price: Free
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L40)
    Instructor: Clark Valentine
    Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Drop-In Figure Drawing

    Drop in at any of these drawing sessions to work in an untutored setting from the draped or undraped model. Each three-hour session will feature a variety of timed poses, providing a dynamic experience for both students and artists.

    Must be 18+ to attend, as the sessions may use the undraped model. Instructor moderates the session and is available for critique and questions upon request.

    Price Per Session: $25 ($20 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Michael Lierly
    Dates: June 5, June 19, July 17, July 31
    Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Prerequisite: Drawing Experience Recommended

    Tickets can be purchased from Guest Services before each session. Basic drawing materials will be available. Students are welcome to bring their own materials or purchase materials from the AMFA Museum Store. Please view the supply list for suggested materials.

  • Beginner and Intermediate | Digital Drawing

    Learn how modern technology is changing drawing by learning to draw on a tablet device, gaining understanding of the different digital brushes, tools, and techniques one can use when sketching on a screen.

    iPads equipped with Procreate software will be available for use in class.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Rachel Cobler-Wollert
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Saturdays, June 8 - July 27, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this class, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Intermediate | Figure Drawing Workshop
    Drawing by Robert Bean.

    Learn how to draw multiple figures together, creating a relationship between the figures that is both technically correct and visually interesting.

    Gain an understanding of relating the sizes of the figures together, placing the figures on the page correctly, and how to make it look like they are interacting with one another. Please view the supply list for suggested materials.

    This workshop uses two draped models. Must be 18+ to attend, as the workshop may use the undraped model.

    Registration closes on June 19, 2024.

    Price: $75 ($60 for Members)
    Prerequisite: Drawing Experience Recommended
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Robert Bean
    Length: One Day
    Dates: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
    Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

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Glass

  • Beginner | Stained Glass Suncatchers Workshop
    Suncatcher by Jennie Cooper.

    Create a vibrant suncatcher perfect for adorning your wall or window! Dive into the fundamentals of stained glass techniques as you craft a beautiful piece.

    Registration closes on June 13, 2024.

    Price: $82 ($70 for Members)*
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Instructor: Jennie Cooper
    Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Glass Wall Vase Workshop
    Glass wall vase by Mary Nell Meyer

    Create colorful wall pocket vases for your walls and windows! These water-tight vases are wonderful for flower cuttings, dried flowers, herbs, incense sticks, or just left plain.

    Use thick fiber paper to create the form for the pocket of your vase and learn how to embed the chain hooks within your design. Learn glass-cutting techniques and design considerations.

    Registration closes on July 6, 2024.

    Price: $58 Members / $72 Non-Members*
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Instructor: Donnell Williams
    Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this class, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Beginner | Glass Bead Workshop
    Image by Jason Masters

    Focus on making beautiful glass beads in this afternoon workshop experience.

    Registration closes on July 13, 2024.

    Price: $82 ($70 for Members)*
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Instructor: Laurie Ament
    Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Art Demonstration with Kate Clements

    Learn more about Delta Triennial artist Kate Clements and her artistic practice during a free lecture and live artmaking demonstration. Clements will offer attendees a deep dive into her artwork, research, and concepts, then showcase her unique method of working with glass.

    Price: Free
    Location: Ceramics Studio (L47)
    Instructor: Kate Clements
    Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner | Glass Workshop with Kate Clements

    Frit is often considered an accessory glass. But through this hands-on workshop, Delta Triennial artist Kate Clements will demonstrate how you can make frit the centerpiece of a glass artwork.

    Working with simple tools to create complex patterns and images, experiment with pushing the boundaries of fragility and harnessing the potential of material transformation.

    Price: $75 ($60 for Members)
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Instructor: Kate Clements
    Date: Saturday, July 28, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner | Fused Glass
    Fused glass platters by Donnell Williams.

    Learn the basic techniques of glass fusing! Cut shapes from glass sheets and prepare colorful mosaic-like designs to fuse and melt in a kiln. Use molds to slump and shape glass into dishes, bowls, and other artistic shapes. Explore the use of Bullseye sheet glass, frit, rods, stringers, and powders.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Length: Eight Weeks

    Wednesdays, June 5 - July 17, 2024, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Lola Warren
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    Wednesdays, June 5 - July 17, 2024, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Donnell Williams
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  • Intermediate | Fused Glass
    Fused glass platter by Denise Kimbrough.

    Build on learned skills from Beginner Fused Glass to create unique glass objects.

    Work with Bullseye sheet glass, frit, rods, stringers, and powders to explore the artistic process of glass making. Learn advanced methods for kiln fusing glass by layering, shaping, and carving.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Glass Studio (L38)
    Instructor: Carolyn Garner
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Prerequisite: Beginner Fused Glass

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Fused glass platter created by Donnell Williams.

Metals

  • Beginner | Spinning Rings Workshop
    Ring by Myriam Saavedra.

    A slender wire moves freely around a larger center band, a style also known as a "spinner ring." Learn how to texture, form, and solder contrasting metals into your own custom-sized fidget ring while exploring some of metalsmithing’s core processes.

    All skill levels are welcome.

    Registration closes on June 1, 2024.

    Price: $82 ($70 for Members)*
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Instructor: Myriam Saavedra
    Date: Saturday, June 8, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Coin Rings Workshop
    Coin rings by Jann Greenland.

    Learn how to shape metal to make a custom-sized ring from a vintage silver coin. No previous metals skills are required!

    Registration closes on June 22, 2024.

    Price: $72 ($60 for Members)*
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Instructor: Jann Greenland
    Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Mosaic Bowl Workshop
    Bowl by Danya Golden.

    Learn how to make a small colorful bowl using polymer clay. Your bowl will be fired during the class’s lunch-on-your-own break. After lunch, your creation will be finished and ready to take home!

    All skill levels are welcome.

    Registration closes on July 6, 2024.

    Price: $100 ($85 for Members)*
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Instructor: Danya Golden
    Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Silversmithing

    Learn and/or review basic silversmithing skills and the correct operation of common tools used in a metals studio. Instruction will cover using a torch to solder metal, creating a textured surface on metal, and how to make a bezel setting for a cabochon stone.

    Designed for the beginner and experienced student. See supply list for required materials.

    Price: $315 ($252 for Members)
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Length: Seven Weeks

    Wednesdays, June 5 - July 17, 2024, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Sandy Chai
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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Metal Clay
    Necklace by Sharon Landon.

    Metal clay is a pliable material that fires to solid metal in a kiln. Learn how to condition, form, and embellish silver metal clay to make pendants and earrings. Work will be fired between classes.

    Open to all skill levels. See supply list for required materials.

    Class does not meet on Thursday, July 4.

    Price: $237 ($190 for Members)
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Instructor: Sharon Landon
    Length: Six Weeks
    Dates: Thursdays, June 6 - July 18, 2024
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this class, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Intermediate | Independent Metals Studio
    Metal work by Erin House

    Independent Study is available for metals students experienced in basic silversmithing skills and torch soldering. Students will have access to new processes and techniques to pursue their own self-directed work.

    No formal instruction is provided, although an instructor is available to advise on student projects.

    Price: $315 ($252 for Members)
    Location: Metals Studio (L39)
    Instructor: Erin House
    Length: Seven Weeks
    Dates: Mondays, June 3 - July 15, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Prerequisite: Beginner Silversmithing or equivalent

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Copper shape created by Jann Greenland.

Painting

  • Beginner | Art Demonstration with Lisa Krannichfeld

    Observe Delta Triennial artist Lisa Krannichfield at work during an informal artmaking demonstration. Learn more about her unique artistic process as you watch her create multimedia watercolor collage works in various stages of completion.

    Price: Free
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Lisa Krannichfeld
    Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
    Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Collage Workshop

    Welcome to the world of collage! Explore cutting, gluing, and layering a variety of paper and other materials. Please see supply list for suggested materials.

    Friday will focus on Matisse-inspired, color-cut shapes. Photos and images with a personal meaning will be incorporated on Saturday. The end result will be a colorful and unique work on paper.

    Registration closes on June 21, 2024.

    Price: $144 ($120 for Members)
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Nancy Wilson
    Length: Two Days
    Dates: Friday, June 28 - Saturday, June 29, 2024
    Times: Friday, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Color Theory
    Paintings by Joel Boyd.

    Learn how to approach color as an artist, from learning how the color wheel works to the properties of color.

    Gain an understanding of both the physical mixing of color as well as optical blending. Explore how to adjust the intensity and to lighten and darken colors as well as what color harmonies are and how to create strong color relationships.

    This class is a foundation class for other painting classes.

    Class will not meet on Thursday, July 4.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Joel Boyd
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Thursdays, June 6 - August 1, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Acrylic Painting

    Learn how to mix colors, what types of brushes to use, and ways to approach making a painting with acrylics. Explore painting on canvas, paper, and other objects.

    This class focuses on the technical aspects of this versatile painting medium.

    Class will not meet on Thursday, July 4.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Elly Bates
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Thursdays, June 6 - August 1, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this workshop, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Beginner and Intermediate | Oil Painting

    In this class designed for the beginner and the experienced student, learn how oil paints are made, various mixing techniques, brush selection, and explore different surfaces for painting. Explore this luminous medium while also creating works of personal investigation and expression.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Sarah Lassiter
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Fridays, June 7 - July 26, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Watercolor Painting

    Learn how watercolors are made, how they work, and the basics of how to paint with them. Instruction will cover how to layer color, use washes, and alternative methods like dry brushing to create a desired image.

    This class is perfect for beginners and open to those with experience to continue building their skills in the medium.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Sarah Lassiter
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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  • Beginner and Intermediate | Plein Air Painting
    Painting by Cynthia Brucksch.

    This class will take students around the grounds of the AMFA to create unique landscape paintings. Participants will work in the "plein air" style of painting outdoors.

    This class is a great opportunity for beginners and experienced painters.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Drawing Studio (L48)
    Instructor: Cynthia Brucksch
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Saturdays, June 8 - July 27, 2024
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Performing Arts

  • Beginner | Modern Dance

    Open to all levels, this eclectic modern dance class will include principles of Bartenieff fundamentals, Laban’s principles of effort/shape, Pilates, yoga, and improvisation. Gain a greater awareness of your inner connectivity and ability for outer expressivity through a practical and thought-provoking dance experience.

    The class will source movement material from AMFA works of art to explore solo and group works.

    Price: $192 ($154 for Members)
    Location: Glass Box
    Instructor: Jennifer Maddox
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

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Printmaking

  • Beginner and Intermediate | Experimental Printmaking
    Print by Kristin Andrews-Karr.

    Explore a variety of experimental printmaking techniques by learning how to create unique prints by stitching fabric and paper together in a collage-like manner. This class will introduce gelli-plate printing.

    Experienced printmakers can bring new life to their prints. Beginning printmakers will learn basic carving and printing practices along with the new approaches shared in this class.

    Price: $360 ($288 for Members)
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Kristin Andrews-Karr
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 2024
    Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this workshop, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Beginner and Intermediate | Drop-In Printmaking
    Photo by Rachel Cobler

    Drop in at any of these printmaking sessions to work in an independent setting. The instructor moderates the session and is available for critiques and questions upon request.

    Price Per Session: $20 Members / $25 Non-Members (16+)
    Location: Flex Studio I & II (L49)
    Instructor: Kristin Karr
    Dates: June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24
    Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    Tickets can be purchased from Guest Services before each session. Basic printmaking materials will be available. Students are also welcome to bring their own materials or purchase materials from the AMFA Museum Store. Please view the supply list for suggested materials.

Woodworking

  • Beginner | Woodworking
    Wood boxes by Chad Loucks

    Learn the basic properties of wood and how to safely transform it from rough lumber into a finished project using the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, drill press, chop saw, hand and power tools.

    Finished projects include a cutting board and a small box.

    Price: $445 ($373 for Members)*
    Location: Wood Shop (L37)
    Instructor: Chad Loucks
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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  • Beginner | Cutting Board
    Cutting board by Mark Hinton.

    Make a cutting board for kitchen use by learning how to use the jointer, planer, table saw, bandsaw, and router. Then, sand the cutting board and apply a food-safe finish.

    Choose from domestic hardwoods on hand: maple, walnut, and cherry. Mix and match for a unique design.

    Price: $175 ($140 for Members)*
    Location: Wood Shop (L37)
    Instructor: Reed James
    Length: Three Weeks
    Dates: Mondays, June 3 - 17, 2024
    Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    *Prices include materials fee.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this class, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Beginner | Woodturning Workshop
    Wood bowl and platter created by Kim Fifer.

    In this two-week workshop that meets on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, learn the fundamental techniques of woodturning with emphasis on proper tool usage, methods of work holding, cutting vs scraping, and safety.

    Sessions include spindle turning and faceplate or bowl turning.

    Price: $270 ($216 for Members)*
    Location: Wood Shop (L37)
    Instructor: Kim Fifer
    Length: Four Days; Two Weeks

    *Prices include materials fee.

    June 28 - July 6, 2024
    Fridays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Registration closes on June 21, 2024.
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  • Intermediate | Woodturning Workshop
    Wood bowl and platter created by Kim Fifer.

    Intermediate Woodturning picks up where Beginner Woodturning left off.

    In this two-week workshop that meets on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, learn principles of bowl design, dry vs. green woodturning, harvesting bowl blanks from a tree vs use of “dry wood,” natural edge bowls, lidded boxes, and platters.

    Registration closes on July 5, 2024.

    Price: $270 ($216 for Members)*
    Location: Wood Shop (L37)
    Instructor: Kim Fifer
    Length: Four Days; Two Weeks
    Dates: Friday, July 12 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
    Time: Fridays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Prerequisite: Beginner Woodturning

    *Prices include materials fee.

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    ^To join the waitlist for this class, please send connect@arkmfa.org an email with your name, phone number, and the class title. If the class size minimum is reached before the registration deadline, someone from Guest Services will contact you to enroll.

  • Intermediate and Advanced | Woodworking

    Design individual projects with instructor guidance. Scale of projects limited to small furniture or sculpture. Best practices for machine use will be reviewed. Demonstrations depend on student interest.

    Students are responsible for providing their own materials.

    Price: $465 ($372 for Members)
    Location: Wood Shop (L37)
    Instructor: Chad Loucks
    Length: Eight Weeks
    Dates: Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Prerequisite: Woodworking Experience

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Wood bowl and platter created by Kim Fifer.