Current Offerings: Progressive Skills Adult Classes

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Adult Art Classes-Progressive Skills

Progressive Skills Class: Bring your own supplies so that you can learn how to properly use them and build upon them. Students will be provided with a list of supplies that they should bring.

Ages 16+
$90 non-members, $72 Museum members


Progressive Acrylics: Monet’s Water Lilies
Friday and Saturday, June 4 and 5, 1-4 pm

Learn about Claude Monet’s history and his painting techniques while painting your own water lilies in the Monet style with acrylics. Instructed by Mary Landis

Progressive Oils: Painting Like Schmid
Mondays, July 12 and 19, 1-4 pm

In honor of late artist Richard Schmid, learn some classical oil painting techniques that this master used throughout his career. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Progressive Oils: Perspective and Buildings
Tuesday and Wednesday, July 27 and 28, 1-4 pm

As we look at perspective and how to paint buildings, learn more about American realist painter, Edward Hopper. You will either mimic one of his paintings (easier) or just mimic his style (more challenging). Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Progressive Collage: Frankenhaler-Inspired
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 10 and 11, 1-4 pm

With inspiration from the late American abstract-impressionist painter Helen Frankenhaler, we will make beautiful layered collage work. Use torn papers to begin the process and then paint to complete the collage. *Supplies provided by Museum for this class. Instructed by Pat Saunders-White


Classroom Safety:

Masks are not required in indoor City spaces. Individuals over age 11 that are not fully vaccinated are encouraged to continue wearing masks in all public indoor spaces where members of different households are present. Physical distancing is still encouraged indoors whenever possible.

For the health and safety of our staff and students, we will continue to have the following in place for classes and workshops until further notice:

  • If you are sick, please do not attend class.
  • General participation waivers must be completed prior to first class.
  • Please bring your own water bottle.
  • No food is allowed in the classroom at this time.
  • Each student will have their own table workspace
  • Supply sharing will be limited