ART classes and workshops FOR ADULTS


The Appleton offers a variety of opportunities for adults to learn something new and practice or fine-tune existing skills. Courses and workshops range from one day to multi-week sessions with local artists, art instructors and special visiting artists. Please read below for upcoming studio art classes and workshops for adults. For questions concerning clases and workshops for adults, please click here.

Click here to open a PDF of the 2017-2018 education brochure of studio art programs.


2018 Schedule


Art 101

Learn from the masters in this new series of classes for those ready to take their work to the next level.

2018 Workshops

Watercolor with Sue Primeau:
Thursdays, February 8, 22, March 8, 22, 6-8 p.m. | $100 Appleton Members, $125 Nonmembers
Drypoint Etching with Tyrus Clutter:
Saturday, February 10, 1-5 p.m. | $50 Appleton Members, $75 Nonmembers
Clay for the Wall: How to Create a 3D Tile with Meagan Chaney Gumpert:
Saturday, March 10, 1-5 p.m. | $50 Appleton Members, $75 Nonmembers
Sculpting in Water Base Clay with Nilda Comas:
Friday, March 23 and Saturday March 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $250 per person

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Art 101

Let these one-day workshops inspire your creative side and provide a fun, successful experience. We provide coffee in the morning; ages 21 and older may bring wine to the evening workshops.

2018 Workshops

Watercolor with Sue Primeau:
Tuesday, January 16, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Thursday, January 18, 6–8:30 p.m.
Glass Fusing:
Tuesday, February 13, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Thursday, February 15, 6–8:30 p.m.
Adventures with Clay:
Tuesday, March 13, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Thursday, March 15, 6–8:30 p.m.

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Cost per one-day workshop: $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. All supplies are included.


Pottery

Explore acrylic painting through these multi-week workshops for adults. All skill levels are welcome.

2018 Classes

Palm Trees: Saturdays, January 6, 13 & 20, 1–5 p.m.
Florida Highwayman Landscapes: Saturdays, February 17, 24 & March 3, 1–5 p.m.

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Cost per multi-week workshop: $75 for Appleton members; $95 for nonmembers.
All supplies are included.


Pottery

In these six-week sessions for adults, create earthenware sculpture, vessels and other ceramic artworks using a variety of handbuilding or wheelthrowing techniques.

2018 Session Dates

Session 3: January 8–February 17 Click here to enroll AND pay online.
Session 4: March 5–April 14 Click here to enroll AND pay online.

Then, choose from:
Handbuilding: Mondays, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Wheelthrowing A: Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m.
Wheelthrowing B: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Cost per six-week session: $200 for Appleton members; $250 for nonmembers.
Fee includes 25 lbs of clay, glazes, firing and extra studio time on Saturdays from 1–4 p.m.


Watercolor

In this four-week session, instructor Sue Primeau will make everything possible in the world of watercolor. Regardless of your skill level, it’s time to have fun with watercolor! Learn at your own pace with plenty of hands-on painting time in class and one-on-one instructor assistance with informative critiques. As a teacher and passionate watercolorist, Sue’s goal is to show you ways to create beautiful paintings while having FUN. This workshop meets every other week.

2018 Workshop Dates: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.

February 8, February 22, March 8 and March 22

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Cost: $100 for Appleton members; $125 for nonmembers.
Fee DOES NOT include supplies; a supply list will be provided.


Shawl Painting

Fashion and art combine in this one-day workshop where students will use a shawl as their canvas and create wearable art.

2018 Workshop Date:
Saturday, February 24, 1-5 p.m.

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Cost: $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers.
Fee includes all supplies.