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

Held in combination with the exhibition Medieval To Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The GUITAR, this special workshop will teach students to emboss metal with a rock ’n’ roll or guitar theme. No experience is necessary.

Saturday, August 25
1–5 p.m.

$40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. All supplies are included.

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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

Henna Hands:
Thursday, June 14, 6–8:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.

Pen & Ink:
Thursday, July 12, 6–8:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.

Foam Sculpture:
Tuesday, August 14, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Thursday, August 16, 6–8:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.

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

Painted Skies (Water-Soluble Oils):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, June 26, 27, and 28, 1-5 p.m. Click here to enroll.

The Versatility of Acrylics:
Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.

Cost per painting workshop: $75 for Appleton members; $100 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

Summer Session 2: Saturdays, July 28–Sept. 1, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. + Studio Time 1–4 p.m.
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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.