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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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  • Classes for children and teens are marked by age. All other classes are for adults.
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All Current Classes

  • Kristina Goransson
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:April 15-May 20, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Felting is perfect for creating large or small 3-D objects that are lightweight, soft, textured and structural. Create hollow, organic forms starting with fluffy white and colored wool, using water, soap, resists and arm strength.

    $325.00
  • Amy Lou Stein
    Length:5 hours 30 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, June 12, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-4:00 PM

    In this workshop students will create an "indigo (dye) vat", learning how to work with this unusual and historical dyestuff.

    $115.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • Amy Lou Stein
    Length:5 hours 30 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, March 13, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-4:00 PM

    Have you ever wanted to make your own herbal remedies?

    $115.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • Amy Lou Stein
    Length:5 hours 30 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, April 10, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-4:00 PM

    Explore the power of plant material to create beautiful, lasting pigments.

    Students will get an overview of working with plants including how to mordant fibers to get the best results.

    $115.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • Amy Lou Stein
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Saturday
    Sunday
    Dates:August 10-14, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Explore the full-breadth of creating with nature-derived dyes in a week-long immersion.  

    Students will delve into a variety of techniques for image-making with botanicals, creating prints, textiles, and garments.

    $475.00
    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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
  • Eric Campbell
    Catherine Dooley
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:February 28-April 4, 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
  • Jacobus Van Loon
    Frank Pettorossi
    Howard Shrobe
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:January 13-March 17, 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.
  • Tara Connaughton
    Length:4 hours
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Date:Saturday, May 7, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM

    In this workshop we’ll sketch and paint the emerging buds, blooms, and leaves of the spring season as we explore the grounds of the Eliot School.

    $90.00
  • Tara Connaughton
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:February 5-12, 2022
    Time:9:30 AM-12:30 PM

    Don't let Winter weather stop you from connecting with nature!

    $115.00
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-1:00 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.
  • Jerel Dye Comics Class
    Jerel Dye
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:March 7-28, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    Need help producing that comics memoir or want to create your first mini-comic from scratch? Bring your ongoing comics projects to this open form studio class.

    $195.00
  • Jerel Dye
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:March 3-24, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    In this course we will be exploring the boundaries of sequential art.

    $195.00
  • William Krier
    Length:4 hours
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, February 6, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-2:30 PM

    In this class, students will learn the pairing weave technique, and use it to create a custom basket.  The student will complete an open weave onion basket over the course of 4 hours.  This is a basket that hangs on the wall and can be used to sto

    $85.00
  • William Krier
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:March 18-25, 2022
    Time:5:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Wicker weaving is a style of weave that involves the use of multiple weavers together to create an interlocking pattern which results in added strength to the completed item.  This class includes comprehensive overview of basket weaving, including

    $115.00
  • William Krier
    Length:4 hours
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Date:Saturday, February 26, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-2:30 PM

    A workshop where parents/guardians and their children can work together to create a fun Spring treat basket!

    $125.00
  • Rob Stull
    Brigid Watson
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:January 18-March 22, 2022
    Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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

    $78.00
  • Susan Porter
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Sunday
    Dates:April 23-24, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-3:30 PM

    Using a store-bought hardbound sketchbook, you will learn several processes for creating a dramatic journal you can use for writing, collecting, collaging, or whatever suits your taste.

    $180.00
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:January 20-March 24, 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.
  • robin.radin_.photorgraphing_people_class
    Robin Radin
    Length:8 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:January 11-March 1, 2022
    Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Are you interested in elevating the visual and conceptual standards of your photographs of people?  In this class we will learn how to photograph people in a variety of situations, and to transform these captured moments into universal truths that

    $220.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Amy Lou Stein
    Length:5 hours 30 minutes
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, February 13, 2022
    Time:10:30 AM-4:00 PM

    Using flowers, sticks, leaves and found objects we will imprint paper and fabric with imagery and patterns from the natural world. Students will learn how to use what grows all around them to make beautiful textiles.

    $115.00
  • Deborah West
    Length:3 hours
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Date:Sunday, January 23, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Refresh your home decor with custom throw-pillows of your own design.  In this workshop you'll learn how to take measurements, cut fabric accurately, machine-sew and make/apply trims to pillows and cushions.

    $85.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:February 21-March 28, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    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
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:January 13-February 17, 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.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Hoping to complete a current project, and only need a few hours to do it?  Or have a small project that only requires a few hours of shop access?

    $150.00
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 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:January 14-March 18, 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.
  • Eric Campbell
    Catherine Dooley
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:January 12-February 16, 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
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Susan Porter class Journal
    Susan Porter
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:March 2-April 6, 2022
    Time:6:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Using a store-bought hardbound sketchbook, we will work our way through several processes to create a dramatic journal you can use for writing, collecting, collaging, or whatever suits your taste.

    $280.00
  • Rob Stull
    Brigid Watson
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:January 18-March 22, 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).  Want to work independently?  You are welcome to.

    $140.00
  • Annie Meyer
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Thursday
    Dates:June 7-23, 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
  • Joe Stanewick
    Jasmanie Gonzalez
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:January 10-March 28, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, January 17, 2022
    • Monday, February 21, 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.
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:5 hours
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Date:Wednesday, March 16, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Create your own custom, hand-wrought vessels from wood.

    $130.00
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:February 13-20, 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