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For Children, Adults, and Families Special Needs

Our Programs

For Children, Adults, and Families Special Needs

Art Studio

Tuesday AM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Jewelry Making Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in jewelry making so that you can work semi-independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Please prepare some ideas ahead of time so that you and your facilitating artist can create a project plan on the first day of programming! Even just a simple photo of an idea works! You could also make a Pinterest board of ideas!

Wednesday PM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Jewelry Making Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in jewelry making so that you can work semi-independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Please prepare some ideas ahead of time so that you and your facilitating artist can create a project plan on the first day of programming! Even just a simple photo of an idea works! You could also make a Pinterest board of ideas!

Wednesday PM with Volunteers (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

"SewAbility" offers an inclusive and adaptive learning experience for adults with special needs, facilitated by skilled instructors specializing in diverse abilities. Whether participants are beginners or have some sewing experience, our workshop ensures tailored learning, with a range of adaptive tools and materials, including easy-grip scissors and specially designed sewing machines. Beyond sewing techniques, "SewAbility" emphasizes creative exploration, encouraging individuals to express their unique creativity through personalized projects. The workshop fosters social connections, providing a supportive community where participants can share stories and build friendships. As participants gain sewing skills and complete projects, "SewAbility" focuses on empowerment, boosting self-confidence, and enabling individuals with special needs to express themselves through the art of sewing.

Wednesday PM with Volunteers (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

"SewAbility" offers an inclusive and adaptive learning experience for adults with special needs, facilitated by skilled instructors specializing in diverse abilities. Whether participants are beginners or have some sewing experience, our workshop ensures tailored learning, with a range of adaptive tools and materials, including easy-grip scissors and specially designed sewing machines. Beyond sewing techniques, "SewAbility" emphasizes creative exploration, encouraging individuals to express their unique creativity through personalized projects. The workshop fosters social connections, providing a supportive community where participants can share stories and build friendships. As participants gain sewing skills and complete projects, "SewAbility" focuses on empowerment, boosting self-confidence, and enabling individuals with special needs to express themselves through the art of sewing.

Thursday PM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, you will learn to use ceramic slabs to make decorative and functional pieces. Learn new techniques and improve your craftsmanship while creating three dimensional art out of clay.

Friday AM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, you will learn to use ceramic slabs to make decorative and functional pieces. Learn new techniques and improve your craftsmanship while creating three dimensional art out of clay.

Tuesday PM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Take your painting skills to the next level in this workshop! We will use the tools and techniques from prevoius painting workshops and work on large surfaces to create BIG works of art!

Thursday AM with Paige (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Take your painting skills to the next level in this workshop! We will use the tools and techniques from prevoius painting workshops and work on large surfaces to create BIG works of art!

Tuesday ALL DAY with Caitlin (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, you will learn the professional tools to being an artist and promoting your artwork. You will learn to write an artist statement, engage in group critiques, and create arwork to apply to external art shows.

This is a full-day workshop and will take place in the lunchroom and gallery spaces.

Tuesday ALL DAY with Caitlin (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, you will learn the professional tools to being an artist and promoting your artwork. You will learn to write an artist statement, engage in group critiques, and create arwork to apply to external art shows.

This is a full-day workshop and will take place in the lunchroom and gallery spaces.

Wednesday PM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Create organic and structural sculptures from a variety of materials. We will be using wire, cardboard, and recycled materials to bring our artistic ideas to life in three dimensions.

Thursday AM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Create organic and structural sculptures from a variety of materials. We will be using wire, cardboard, and recycled materials to bring our artistic ideas to life in three dimensions.

Thursday PM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

For artists who may have considerable painting experience and are looking for a challenge, oil painting is a great option! We will go over the basics of oil painting, including safety, mixing paints, and how to build up work with oil paint. From still lives to abstract work, artists will learn all of the foundational steps to become an oil painter.


Friday AM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

For artists who may have considerable painting experience and are looking for a challenge, oil painting is a great option! We will go over the basics of oil painting, including safety, mixing paints, and how to build up work with oil paint. From still lives to abstract work, artists will learn all of the foundational steps to become an oil painter.


Monday AM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Monday PM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Tuesday PM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Wednesday AM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Thursday AM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Thursday PM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Friday AM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Friday PM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Monday AM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Monday PM with Paige (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Monday PM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Tuesday AM with Paige (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Tuesday PM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Tuesday PM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Wednesday AM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Thursday PM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Friday PM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in mixed media (drawing, painting, collage, etc.) so that you can work semi independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Tuesday AM with Katie (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Learn hand-weaving using all the equipment, tools, materials and processes necessary to create hand-woven textiles in our Table Loom Weaving workshop! We will explore weaving to create functional pieces like scarves, table runners, etc., as well as pieces meant to be admired solely as art. This workshop is suitable for all experience levels.

Thursday AM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Learn hand-weaving using all the equipment, tools, materials and processes necessary to create hand-woven textiles in our Table Loom Weaving workshop! We will explore weaving to create functional pieces like scarves, table runners, etc., as well as pieces meant to be admired solely as art. This workshop is suitable for all experience levels.

Wednesday PM with Katie (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Learn hand-weaving using all the equipment, tools, materials and processes necessary to create hand-woven textiles in our Table Loom Weaving workshop! We will explore weaving to create functional pieces like scarves, table runners, etc., as well as pieces meant to be admired solely as art. This workshop is suitable for all experience levels.

Friday PM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Learn hand-weaving using all the equipment, tools, materials and processes necessary to create hand-woven textiles in our Table Loom Weaving workshop! We will explore weaving to create functional pieces like scarves, table runners, etc., as well as pieces meant to be admired solely as art. This workshop is suitable for all experience levels.

Wednesday PM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in ceramics so that you can work semi-independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Thursday AM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In Open Studio, you will work on your own project with the support of a Facilitating Artist. In the beginning of the session, you will create a project plan that will guide your work toward a final project. It is recommended that you have some background in ceramics so that you can work semi-independently on your project. Through your individual project, you may learn new skills and build on existing skills.

Thursday AM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Sometimes artwork is meant to be looked at and enjoyed without serving a function. In this workshop, we will observe decorative ceramics and build ceramic art pieces that are meant to be observed and enjoyed, such as sculptures, wall hangings, figurines and more!

Monday AM with Paige (Mar-Apr 2024)

From: 18

Sometimes artwork is meant to be looked at and enjoyed without serving a function. In this workshop, we will observe decorative ceramics and build ceramic art pieces that are meant to be observed and enjoyed, such as sculptures, wall hangings, figurines and more!

Monday PM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

This workshop will put the “fun” in functional ceramics! If you look around your home, you will find many ceramic pieces that serve a purpose. From soap dishes to mugs and spoon rests to vases! In this workshop, we will be creating ceramic pieces that have a job! All work made in this workshop will be a useful functional piece of art when it is finished.

Friday AM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

This workshop will put the “fun” in functional ceramics! If you look around your home, you will find many ceramic pieces that serve a purpose. From soap dishes to mugs and spoon rests to vases! In this workshop, we will be creating ceramic pieces that have a job! All work made in this workshop will be a useful functional piece of art when it is finished.

Monday PM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

This workshop will put the “fun” in functional ceramics! If you look around your home, you will find many ceramic pieces that serve a purpose. From soap dishes to mugs and spoon rests to vases! In this workshop, we will be creating ceramic pieces that have a job! All work made in this workshop will be a useful functional piece of art when it is finished.

Tuesday AM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

This workshop will put the “fun” in functional ceramics! If you look around your home, you will find many ceramic pieces that serve a purpose. From soap dishes to mugs and spoon rests to vases! In this workshop, we will be creating ceramic pieces that have a job! All work made in this workshop will be a useful functional piece of art when it is finished.

Wednesday AM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using hands, fingers, and simple tools. The most common handbuilding techniques are pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building.

Thursday PM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using hands, fingers, and simple tools. The most common handbuilding techniques are pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building.

Thursday PM with Taylor (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Shapes, wavy lines, dots, you name it! This workshop is all about exploration into abstract painting. Come learn various techniques that will help you grow as an abstract artist. We will use a variety of different mediums like watercolors, acrylic, inks, charcoal, and oil pastels. I think abstract painting really fun, and that’s what I encourage you to do, have fun! This workshop will give you the skills you need to become your own master of all things abstract.



All studio workshops have a ratio of 1 staff member to 6 artists.

Tuesday AM with Taylor (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Shapes, wavy lines, dots, you name it! This workshop is all about exploration into abstract painting. Come learn various techniques that will help you grow as an abstract artist. We will use a variety of different mediums like watercolors, acrylic, inks, charcoal, and oil pastels. I think abstract painting really fun, and that’s what I encourage you to do, have fun! This workshop will give you the skills you need to become your own master of all things abstract.



All studio workshops have a ratio of 1 staff member to 6 artists.

Friday AM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

From recognizable objects such as animals, shapes, and characters to abstract creations, you will use a variety of techniques to make three-dimensional fiber art. These techniques will range from needle felting, wet felting, punch needle, hand sewing, and more.

Monday AM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

From recognizable objects such as animals, shapes, and characters to abstract creations, you will use a variety of techniques to make three-dimensional fiber art. These techniques will range from needle felting, wet felting, punch needle, hand sewing, and more.

Monday AM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will explore a variety of different fabric based techniques to create painting-like works of art. We will be focusing on compositions of both abstract collages and representational portraits/landscapes through different modes such as needle felting, punch needle, hand sewing and hand weaving.

Tuesday PM with Katie (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will explore a variety of different fabric based techniques to create painting-like works of art. We will be focusing on compositions of both abstract collages and representational portraits/landscapes through different modes such as needle felting, punch needle, hand sewing and hand weaving.

Wednesday AM with Katie (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will explore a variety of different fabric based techniques to create painting-like works of art. We will be focusing on compositions of both abstract collages and representational portraits/landscapes through different modes such as needle felting, punch needle, hand sewing and hand weaving.

Thursday PM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will explore a variety of different fabric based techniques to create painting-like works of art. We will be focusing on compositions of both abstract collages and representational portraits/landscapes through different modes such as needle felting, punch needle, hand sewing and hand weaving.

Tuesday PM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Painting, collage, and fabric! In this workshop, artists will cut and paste to create layered 2D works. Layering is the key to any mixed-media piece, and this workshop will teach you how to combine materials in new and unusual ways. If you like experimentation, this is the workshop for you!

Wednesday AM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Painting, collage, and fabric! In this workshop, artists will cut and paste to create layered 2D works. Layering is the key to any mixed-media piece, and this workshop will teach you how to combine materials in new and unusual ways. If you like experimentation, this is the workshop for you!

Thursday AM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Have you always wanted to paint with watercolors but don’t know all the tips and tricks to make your paintings pop? Learn all the steps and techniques that watercolor offers and create beautiful works. From graceful portraits to tranquil landscapes, this workshop will give you the knowledge and confidence to hold that watercolor brush.

Wednesday PM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Acrylic has been around for decades, but it’s still being used in new and exciting ways in modern times. This course will teach you the basics of this popular medium, as well as brand new ways of putting brush to canvas. Hop in and discover ways of painting that all modern artists are learning these days!

Thursday AM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Acrylic has been around for decades, but it’s still being used in new and exciting ways in modern times. This course will teach you the basics of this popular medium, as well as brand new ways of putting brush to canvas. Hop in and discover ways of painting that all modern artists are learning these days!

Wednesday AM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

How did Van Gogh develop his unique style of painting? What influenced Monet’s choice of vivid color? Learn all about historical and famous artists and try out the techniques that set them apart. In this workshop, you will create different pieces of art that combine the techniques of the greatest artists and your own stylistic touch.

Thursday PM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

How did Van Gogh develop his unique style of painting? What influenced Monet’s choice of vivid color? Learn all about historical and famous artists and try out the techniques that set them apart. In this workshop, you will create different pieces of art that combine the techniques of the greatest artists and your own stylistic touch.

Tuesday PM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will be exploring the art of mosaic. Using ceramic tiles we will assemble fun, unique, and beautiful designs, creating both decorative and functional pieces.

Wednesday AM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

In this workshop, we will be exploring the art of mosaic. Using ceramic tiles we will assemble fun, unique, and beautiful designs, creating both decorative and functional pieces.

Studio Discovery 4 (3/13/24 and 3/20/24)

From: 18

The Studio Discovery is for adults interested in the Soul Studio Art Program. The purpose of the trial period is for you (the interested participant) and the Soul Studio staff to get to know each other. The Studio Discovery will be during the regular Soul Studio programming, so will also get to experience what it is like to be a Soul Studio artist! During the Discovery, you will be introduced to different art mediums in workshops led by a Facilitating Artist staff. After Studio Discovery, we will discuss if Soul Studio is a good fit, what a regular schedule will look like, and if there are any additional supports needed.


*We may ask that the participant complete an additional two weeks of the Studio Discovery if we feel that it would be beneficial.

Studio Discovery 5 (4/3/24 and 4/10/24)

From: 18

The Studio Discovery is for adults interested in the Soul Studio Art Program. The purpose of the trial period is for you (the interested participant) and the Soul Studio staff to get to know each other. The Studio Discovery will be during the regular Soul Studio programming, so will also get to experience what it is like to be a Soul Studio artist! During the Discovery, you will be introduced to different art mediums in workshops led by a Facilitating Artist staff. After Studio Discovery, we will discuss if Soul Studio is a good fit, what a regular schedule will look like, and if there are any additional supports needed.


*We may ask that the participant complete an additional two weeks of the Studio Discovery if we feel that it would be beneficial.

Monday AM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Develop your glazing skills by learning a wide variety of amazing techniques! Love to draw? This is the ceramic workshop for you! We will be working on smooth surfaced ceramic pieces that will provide a perfect piece for you to be able to illustrate your amazing ideas with ease!

Tuesday AM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Develop your glazing skills by learning a wide variety of amazing techniques! Love to draw? This is the ceramic workshop for you! We will be working on smooth surfaced ceramic pieces that will provide a perfect piece for you to be able to illustrate your amazing ideas with ease!

Tuesday PM with Paige (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Develop your glazing skills by learning a wide variety of amazing techniques! Love to draw? This is the ceramic workshop for you! We will be working on smooth surfaced ceramic pieces that will provide a perfect piece for you to be able to illustrate your amazing ideas with ease!

Wednesday PM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Develop your glazing skills by learning a wide variety of amazing techniques! Love to draw? This is the ceramic workshop for you! We will be working on smooth surfaced ceramic pieces that will provide a perfect piece for you to be able to illustrate your amazing ideas with ease!

Wednesday PM with Katie (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Dive into the world of fiber art at our workshop, Fibers Collage! Explore various techniques, from weaving to embroidery, to create captivating collaged compositions. Experiment with textures, colors, and patterns, crafting unique, multi-dimensional artworks that blend creativity with tactile beauty. Join us for an inspiring journey into the realm of fibers in collage art!

Tuesday AM with Katie (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Dive into the world of fiber art at our workshop, Fibers Collage! Explore various techniques, from weaving to embroidery, to create captivating collaged compositions. Experiment with textures, colors, and patterns, crafting unique, multi-dimensional artworks that blend creativity with tactile beauty. Join us for an inspiring journey into the realm of fibers in collage art!

Tuesday PM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

When does an art piece become “abstract”? What makes some abstract art successful, while others seem like nonsense? If you like exploring art and learning how to make better abstract art, then this is the workshop for you. We’ll be experimenting and using a variety of mediums. Learn the secrets that make abstract artists so impactful!

Tuesday AM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

This workshop has a theme and its animals! Chickens? Leopards? Snakes? All are welcome! In this mixed media workshop we will explore our love of animals through drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics! Choose your favorite animals as your subject and get creative!

Thursday PM with Paige (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

This workshop has a theme and its animals! Chickens? Leopards? Snakes? All are welcome! In this mixed media workshop we will explore our love of animals through drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics! Choose your favorite animals as your subject and get creative!

Monday PM with Sydney (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

If you are an artist with prior oil painting experience looking for a challenge, advanced oil painting will be a great fit for you. We will take skills learned in Intro to Oil Painting, and push them even further in this workshop! This will be a demonstration based workshop where artists can learn complex new techniques.

Thursday AM with Sydney (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

If you are an artist with prior oil painting experience looking for a challenge, advanced oil painting will be a great fit for you. We will take skills learned in Intro to Oil Painting, and push them even further in this workshop! This will be a demonstration based workshop where artists can learn complex new techniques.

Monday PM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Before there was photography and technology, people relied on artists to show them nature and the outside world of distant places. It was how people would fall in love with the outdoors, how artists could capture not only the details, but the feeling of the landscape. In this workshop, we will be focusing on art solely from nature, from flora to fauna, from drawing or painting small leaves to taking our easels outside to create what’s all around us. Join in to fall in love with the nature of art, and the art of nature.

Friday PM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Work together with other artists to create large scale fiber art. Together we will weave, dye, and sew our way to unique collaborative pieces.

Monday AM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Work together with other artists to create large scale fiber art. Together we will weave, dye, and sew our way to unique collaborative pieces.

Wednesday AM with Katie (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Explore the wonderful medium of oil pastels in depth in this fun new workshop! We will work on drawing from observation as well as from imagination while implementing a wide variety of pastel techniques.

Thursday PM with Paige (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Explore the wonderful medium of oil pastels in depth in this fun new workshop! We will work on drawing from observation as well as from imagination while implementing a wide variety of pastel techniques.

Friday AM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Explore the wonderful medium of oil pastels in depth in this fun new workshop! We will work on drawing from observation as well as from imagination while implementing a wide variety of pastel techniques.

Tuesday PM with Katie (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Explore the wonderful medium of oil pastels in depth in this fun new workshop! We will work on drawing from observation as well as from imagination while implementing a wide variety of pastel techniques.

Tuesday AM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

The benefits of artists working together are endless! Explore different ideas and ways of making art- together! The workshop is for the artist who isn’t afraid to exchange great ideas and make friends along the way.

Wednesday PM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

The benefits of artists working together are endless! Explore different ideas and ways of making art- together! The workshop is for the artist who isn’t afraid to exchange great ideas and make friends along the way.

Thursday AM with Michelle (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Learn how to use fabric to make pieces that will be both functional and beautiful. From pillows to napkins to bowls, a variety of techniques will be used to make useful objects for the home.

Friday PM with Michelle (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Learn how to use fabric to make pieces that will be both functional and beautiful. From pillows to napkins to bowls, a variety of techniques will be used to make useful objects for the home.

Monday PM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Precise will never be a word to describe the artist who works with the chalky texture of charcoal and pastel, but that can make the artworks all the more beautiful! Learn exciting new ways to use tools and our hands with pastel and charcoal. We will be exploring many different subject matters all while creating beautiful works of art. Messiness required!

Tuesday AM with Cat (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Precise will never be a word to describe the artist who works with the chalky texture of charcoal and pastel, but that can make the artworks all the more beautiful! Learn exciting new ways to use tools and our hands with pastel and charcoal. We will be exploring many different subject matters all while creating beautiful works of art. Messiness required!

Friday PM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Precise will never be a word to describe the artist who works with the chalky texture of charcoal and pastel, but that can make the artworks all the more beautiful! Learn exciting new ways to use tools and our hands with pastel and charcoal. We will be exploring many different subject matters all while creating beautiful works of art. Messiness required!

Monday AM with Cat (Jan-Feb 2024)

From: 18

Dive into the world of digital art with our workshop, "Digital Art Essentials: A Beginner's Exploration." This workshop is specifically crafted for beginners, providing foundational skills to embark on your digital art journey. We'll start by introducing the basics of digital art, exploring essential tools and techniques using digital platforms. From mastering the use of graphic tablets to understanding digital brushes and layers, participants will gain hands-on experience in creating digital masterpieces. The workshop will also cover key aspects of digital artistry, including color theory, composition, and the creative process in the digital realm. Through interactive exercises and guided practice, you'll have the chance to express your creativity and develop a solid foundation in digital art. Whether you're a budding artist or someone curious about digital creativity, "Digital Art Essentials" is your gateway to unleashing your artistic potential in the digital space. Secure your spot today and join us for an inspiring exploration of digital art!

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Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to 3,000 individuals with special needs and their families by providing recreational, social,educational and vocational programming. In addition to helping those in need, the Friendship Circle enriches its vast network of volunteers by enabling them to reap the rewards of selfless giving.

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