Current Offerings


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Learn a new skill or perfect and old one! No experience necessary for most classes, but please read descriptions to be sure.

All supplies will be provided.

Ages 16+ Maximum 8 students

All classes meet from 1- 4pm

$50 non-members, $40 Museum members


Adult Art Classes

Acrylic Pour
Tuesday, March 9
Instructed by Pat Saunders-White

Learn how to create an acrylic pour on a variety of canvases. Once you pour, you can leave the painting as is, or have it be a background for a new painting. Great class for all skill levels.

Oil Charts for Beginners
Wednesday, March 10
Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Learn about your oil paint palette by exploring how one specific color of your choice can do so much for your painting.

Intermediate Oil Painting
Tuesday, March 16
Instructed by Mary Landis

A class designed for those with intermediate to advanced oil painting experience. Learn ways to bring sparkle and enrichment to a finished painting, and give it the attention it deserves!

Drawing “Right”
Wednesday, March 17
Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Learning to draw with the right side of the brain by using graphite, charcoal and black markers. Learn how to “trick” your brain into drawing things you see vs. what you know for more accurate drawings.

Watercolor Scenes for Beginners
Wednesday, March 24
Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Paint the same scene three times- monochromatically, with warm colors, and with cool colors. Learn how certain colors “like” one another and others do not.

Southwest Vacation
Tuesday, March 30
Instructed by Mary Landis

Designed for intermediate-advanced oil painters. Go on a mini “vacation” by painting southwest landscapes such as adobes, churches, and sagebrush in oil.

Spring Flower Oil Painting
Tuesday, April 13
Instructed by Mary Landis

This class is designed for all levels of oil painters. We will paint still life spring flowers using bright colors, big strokes, big brushes.

Oil Painting Outdoor Study
Tuesday, April 20
Instructed by Mary Landis

In this outdoor study, learn how to pick and compose a painting from a photo taken on site and then returning to paint indoors. Bring your cell phone for taking outdoor reference photos.

Tropical Breeze Watercolors
Wednesday, April 21
Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Paint a swaying palm tree on the beach at sunset to get the color and tropics that you are craving!

Alcohol Ink Creations
Wednesday, April 27       
Instructed by Pat Saunders-White

Alcohol Ink is a vibrant and fun way to create art. We will use it on several non-porous surfaces, using a variety of control over this run-away medium.

Drawing for All Levels
Tuesday, May 4
Instructed by Mary Landis

Exploring new techniques with charcoal and conte on various colors of paper. Be prepared to be loose, comfortable and enjoy yourself as you draw simplified examples of animals, people, buildings, and landscape.


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+ Maximum 8 students

Three-day classes: $125 non-members, $100 Museum members

Two-day classes: $90 non-members, $72 Museum members


Progressive Oils: Channeling Monet
Wednesdays, March 31, April 7, 14, 1-4 pm

Instructed by Mary Giacomini

We will look at Monet for inspiration and then create our own landscape in his style with his techniques and palette.

Progressive Oils and Acrylics
Wednesdays, April 28 and May 5, 1-4 pm

Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Learn how to paint a complimentary underpainting with acrylic with loose oil strokes on top.

Progressive Oils: Italian Vacation
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 11 and 12
Instructed by Mary Landis

Go on an Italian vacation by painting grapes, vineyards, and villas. We will be using large canvases to make your trip to Italy fill lots of colorful space!


Classroom Covid-19 Policies

Participation waivers must be completed before class and will be emailed to you are available upon arrival.

For the health and safety of our staff and students, additional classroom precautions will be in place, following guidelines from CDC, State of Colorado and Larimer County, regarding COVID-19. When you register, you will receive a confirmation note, with a list of these precautions. If you have questions before registering, please do not hesitate to call or email us.

 Please bring a cloth face covering, a full personal water bottle and a lunch. Parents will not be admitted into the classroom and will check students in and out in the lobby. A COVID will take place at check in. If you are sick, please do not attend class.


Loveland Museum Class Registration Policy

  • We depend on your enrollment for a successful class. Please plan your schedule carefully to avoid cancellations.
  • If you must cancel your registration, please call (970) 962-2410 at least five (5) business days before the class. You may choose to transfer to another class, retain a credit for a future class, or receive your money back. Cancellations made after the above deadline are creditable or refundable at 50% of the registration fee. If you do not call to cancel or do not show up for a class, your registration fee will be forfeited. For refunds, please allow for two weeks for checks to be processed.
  • No cash refunds.
  • The Museum has the right to cancel classes. If class enrollment is below the minimum requirement, a class may be cancelled. Class cancellation decisions are made three (3) days prior to class.