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.

2017 Schedule


NEW - Multi-Week Drawing & Painting

New this summer, three-week drawing and painting classes for adults. All skill levels are welcome to enroll.

$75 per three-week session for Appleton members; $95 for nonmembers

Intro to Watercolor Painting:
Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., June 15-29
Drawing for Fun:
Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., July 6-20

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Dig Into Clay

In these six-week sessions, create earthenware sculpture, vessels and other ceramic artworks using a variety of hand building or wheel throwing techniques. Workshop fees include instruction plus one studio day per week on Saturdays, 1–4 p.m., 25lbs of clay, glazes and firing.

$200 for Appleton members; $250 nonmembers.

Wheel Throwing: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Session 1: April 22-May 27

Handbuilding: Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Session 1: April 17-May 22
Session 2: May 29-July 10 (no class July 3)
Session 3: July 17-August 21

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Art 101

Art 101, One-Day Workshops

If you are 16 or older and would like to "begin at the beginning" with fun art lessons, these classes are for you! Art 101 is designed to inspire your creative side and provide a pleasant, successful experience. Morning and afternoons available; we provide coffee in morning workshops and ages 21+ may bring wine to evening workshops.

Fee includes all supplies. $30 per class for Appleton members; $35 per class for nonmembers.

Make a Summer Sketch Book:
Thursday, June 16, 6–8:30 p.m.
Henna Hands:
Thursday, July 21, 6-8:30 p.m.
Painting Wine Glasses:
Thursday, August 18, 6-8:30 p.m.

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Art 101

Calligraphy Guild
Second Monday of the Month, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Learn the art of beautiful handwriting by joining the Ocala Calligraphy Guild, a group for all levels of interest and skill. The guild meets once a month on Mondays.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:
April 10, May 8

No registration required to attend. For more information, contact Alison Clement.