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We offer classes at all levels of experience in book and paper arts, drawing and painting, fiber arts, mixed media, sewing and fashion, upholstery and furniture restoration, woodworking and other crafts.


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All Current Classes

  • William Krier
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:July 31-August 14, 2022
    Time:1:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This class will build on the information and skills learned in the Introduction to Wicker Weaving class. 

    The student will create a small serving tray by the completion of class.

    $135.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • William Krier
    Length:1 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, July 24, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Select your weaving materials from a variety of colors, and learn basic basketry techniques to construct a market basket.  Your finished basket would be great when running to the market for a few items.

    $100.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • Terry Boutelle
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:July 21-August 4, 2022
    Time:6:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Join in for this 3-session class designed for painters of all levels of experience.  Enjoy a relaxed and supportive atmosphere in which to grow your creativity.

    $165.00
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    Terry Boutelle
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:June 23-July 7, 2022
    Time:6:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Join in for this 3-session class designed for painters of all levels of experience.  Enjoy a relaxed and supportive atmosphere in which to grow your creativity.

    $165.00
  • Gretjen Helene
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:June 12-26, 2022
    Time:1:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Pysanky, a traditional Ukrainian egg-decorating technique, uses layers of wax and colored dye to achieve beautiful, complex designs. In time for Easter, learn color layering, localized application, and use of different tool sizes for varied results. At the end, remove the wax to reveal the finished egg. 

    $125.00
  • Eric Campbell
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:June 15-July 20, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Create a customizable Shaker table from ash wood. Choose your own dimensions for an end table, coffee table or another small table. Learn how to adapt the dimensions of a basic design.

    $350.00
  • Eric Campbell
    Catherine Dooley
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:June 6-July 18, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, July 4, 2022

    Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.

    $286.00
  • Verónica Ramírez Martell
    Length:4 hours
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Date:Saturday, July 16, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Learn the basic knots and create your own macramé wall hanging artwork. Class includes demonstrations of how to use various knotting techniques, how to add beads, mix colors and choose types of ropes and strings that will allow you to design, create and experiment with your own style.

    $65.00
  • Jerel Dye
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:August 24-September 28, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    Develop techniques and skills using a variety of ink media to draw both the realistic and the fanciful. Shade with traditional pen and ink hatching. Create dynamic, bold visions with brush and develop rich, vibrant renderings with ink washes.

    $295.00
  • Jerel Dye
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:July 6-August 10, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    With tools and tricks used by cartoonists and illustrators, create memorable characters: humorous, heroic and anything in between.

    $295.00
  • Deborah West
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:July 25-August 8, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    In Sewing Immersion, you'll spend three sessions going beyond the basics.  Learn how to sew in zippers and get started on a custom garment of your choice.

    $125.00
  • Deborah West
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:June 30-July 14, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    In three sessions, you'll learn how to operate a a sewing machine & the meaning of basic sewing terms, as well as basic sewing techniques and tools of the trades. Then apply your newly found skills by sewing a pillow, basic apron or simple drawstring pants.

    $125.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:8 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:June 14-August 2, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn to upholster with a project all your own.

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community.

    $360.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:June 10-August 12, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn to upholster with a project all your own.

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community.

    $450.00
  • Su Cousineau
    Length:2 hours 15 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, June 5, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-12:15 PM

    Su Cousineau of Taproot Healing will share about the basics of herbal infusions and decoctions, specific healing herbs and some favorite medicinal blends.

    $50.00
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-June 16, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Have you taken an upholstery class before, but are looking to complete your project?

    $190.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Rob Stull
    Brigid Watson
    Length:13 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 5-June 28, 2022
    Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    *This listing is for a single session of Figure Drawing, attended between April 5th and June 28th.

    Select the Tuesday evening drawing session of your choice.

    $20.00
  • Paula Lazar
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:July 10-17, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Using printmaking techniques with oil paint and pigment sticks, without brushes or solvents, build up texture and layers to create spectacular effects. Add line, color and texture, then carve into your paintings to reveal layers beneath.

    $135.00
  • Paula Lazar
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:May 2-June 13, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, May 30, 2022

    Through a series of alla prima (single session) painting sessions, create oil paintings that are structurally sound in color, composition and technique. Begin in the studio with still lifes.

    $275.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-June 16, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Jump in with both feet and learn to upholster your own furniture in a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community!

    $470.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:April 6-June 8, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Have a piece of furniture that has potential, but needs a makeover?  Looking to learn how to do-it-yourself?  Join our Upholstery Immersion course.

    $450.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Cristina Hajosy
    Length:4 hours 30 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, June 12, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:30 PM

    Create beautiful swirls and mottling colors on paper with several forms of marbling. Learn Turkish-style marbling on water thickened with carrageenan (Irish moss).

    $95.00
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:April 9-June 11, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Add an extra hour on Saturdays from 12 PM to 1 PM to give yourself a four-hour unbroken block of woodworking time.

    Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
    Limit 10 students.

    $160.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Joe Stanewick
    Jasmanie Gonzalez
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:April 4-June 13, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, May 30, 2022

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice.

    $465.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Howard Shrobe
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 7-June 9, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice.

    Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:April 9-June 11, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:April 8-June 10, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-May 19, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    If you need to learn how to use a sewing machine for the first time, Basic Sewing is for you. 

    $245.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:May 2-June 13, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, May 30, 2022

    Go beyond basics with zippers and get started with a garment of your choice. Adjust a pattern for your size; choose and cut fabric expertly.

    $245.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 29-September 2, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $500.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:3:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Dig in to an upholstery project of your choice. Spend five full days learning and practicing this useful craft.

    This class follows an open workshop format, incorporating students of all levels. Work at your own pace, on your own piece of furniture, with the teacher as your guide.

    $530.00
  • Kristina Goransson
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:September 18-25, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Learn how the indigo-dyeing process works to create deep, rich blues. Use shibori stitching and binding techniques to resist dye, and learn how to remove indigo to create additional stunning effects. Create unique and beautiful scarves or samples.

    $150.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 22-26, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your Summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $550.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 15-19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your Summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $550.00
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 15-19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a full week in our wood shop and rise to a new level of skill, no matter your starting point.  Turn wood into functional objects and art—bowls, platters, sculptures and more.

    $520.00
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:June 5-12, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Ever wanted to create your own, custom wood vessels?  In this 2-day workshop, you'll use the lathe to make wooden bowls, platters, artistic sculptures and more.

    $250.00
  • Rob Stull
    Brigid Watson
    Length:13 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 5-June 28, 2022
    Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Want to develop your drawing skills?  

    We'll provide a live model at each session and a skilled, professional artist to instruct (developing artists) or critique (experienced artists). 

    $190.00
  • Rob Stull
    Brigid Watson
    Length:13 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 5-June 28, 2022
    Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Interested in joining Figure Drawing, but only want to attend a few sessions?

    $78.00
  • Robert Siegelman
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:April 3-June 5, 2022
    Time:1:30 PM-5:30 PM

    Immerse yourself in drawing for an afternoon with a dynamic and experienced instructor who will bring out your best.

    Using any media, draw from a live model and see the subject and your own work in new ways and with new inspiration.

    $315.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Michael Gleason
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 12-June 14, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Have a piece of furniture that has potential, but could use some TLC or repair?  Or a piece that needs to be refinished? Join Furniture Finishing & Restoration!

    $425.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Annie Meyer
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Thursday
    Dates:June 21-July 7, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.

    $286.00