Charmed by Deb Hess
Deb leads the class through creating personalized charm necklaces using a variety of materials and techniques. Earrings optional.
$35 nonmembers/$30 members
9 am – 3 pm
Basic Calligraphy. Learn the foundational script, Roman, using traditional calligraphy practices including decorative flourishes. Students will be able to use traditional pen and ink but will be required to have a black 3 mm calligraphy marker. These may be purchased through the instructor for $2. Students should bring 1/4" grid paper, pencil and ruler to class. Handouts will be provided.
$40 members/$45 nonmembers
Get inspired while having fun with friends! Great River Arts hosts ArtBar39, where you and friends can have a blast while being walked through the process of making your very own stylish quote art. Choose from over 70+ designs! Refreshments are available at our cash bar.
$39 per session
Join Pam Collins for an informative workshop of Glass on Glass Mosaics. Pam was recently this year’s keynote speaker for the Midwest Fiber Arts Trail, and she is back at GRA to share her knowledge and technique.
In this two day workshop, students will learn how to cut glass, design and create a colored glass image, and grout the works to complete a gorgeous stained glass mosaic piece. The process is time intensive; attendance for all two sessions is necessary. All glass and constructive materials will be provided.
Students are required to bring their own PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR. Safety glasses are easily acquired at your local hardware store.
This class is sure to be fun and educational!
Saturday, November 3, 9am – 3pm
Monday, November 5, 6-9pm
$70 members/$75 nonmembers
Space is limited to eight students, so make sure you register early!
Bring Your Own Buckles! with Deb Hess
Bring Your Own Buckle and turn it into a unique piece of jewelry! Deb Hess leads us through this workshop making the old new again.
$30 nonmembers/$25 members
Beaded Bracelets with Deb Hess
Create intricate and one-of-a-kind beaded bracelets just in time for the holidays. Perfect for unique gifts or just to take your outfit to the next level!
$35 nonmembers/$30 members
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Local potter Michelle Young has thrown a selection of beautiful ceramic pottery pieces, and they are just waiting for you to come finish them! Come and choose from a selection of colors and glazes. No knowledge necessary, we will show you how to easily customize and finish your charming custom pottery! We will then fire the work and they will be available to pick up within two weeks of class.
Call or email to sign up for Once Fired. During class we will select the pieces and glaze them.
These projects are PERFECT gifts for all ages. Fun, easy and so unique.
Parents must remain with children during the session.
Prices Dependent on Project Selection. $10 - $44 per piece
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The adult education programs are made available by the voters of Minnesota through grant support from the Five Wings Arts Council and the Minnesota State Arts Board.