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39 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Phone: (440) 774-7158
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May

AGES 18+ OPEN STUDIO IS AVAILABLE AS A BENEFIT OF FAVA MEMBERSHIP FOR CURRENT MEMBERS AGES 18+ CLASS MEETS EACH MONDAY 7:30-9:30 January 15th - TBD Registration is required to attend open studio. This continuously running open studio provides a nude model for participants...

On line Acrylic Painting Instructor: Jean Kondo Weigl Ages 18+ April 9th - May 28th 2024 (8 sessions) Tuesdays 5:00-6:30pm $205 /$187 for FAVA members This class will address various aspects of the painting process: drawing, color theory, technique and composition. Meetings will be based on...

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall PreventionJanuary 10 – End of May 202410am-11am on Wednesdays Donation based class. Please register online if you plan on attending this class so we can have your contact information for any messages or cancellations relating...

Ceramic Hand-building Ages 16+ May 8-May 29 A beginning course in ceramic hand-building including coil building, slab rolling, building, pinching and other techniques. The class will utilize hand building techniques to build a variety of forms including pinch pots, coil-built sculptures, functional slab-built...

Chinese Qi Gong Tai Chi Practice January 12-End of May 10am-11am Fridays This is a donation based class, please bring a cash or check donation. Qigong (Chi Kung) is one of the world’s premier health treasures – and best kept secret. For thousands...

June

Inkle Weaving 101 Ages 12+ June 1, 10am-2pmInkle weaving is done on a simple one sided loom that sets up quickly. You can easily make bands for all sorts of uses, guitar straps, hat bands, purse straps, clothing trim and...

Pinch Pot Pets
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Jun 01, 2024

Pinch Pot Pets

Pinch Pot Pets Saturday June 1 from 1-4pm Ages 8+ Learn the art of clay pinch pots and let your imagination run wild. Your sister is allergic to cats? Make your own cat Your parents won’t let you have guinea pigs?...

Open Pottery Pop In This pop in is open to anyone ages 14+ (Ages 8-13 must be accompanied by a parent) Monday June 3 5:30-7:30 $40 x person Grab a friend and take a spin on the potter’s wheel! If you’ve ever wanted to try your...

Ceramic Flower Making June 5 5:30-7:30 Always wanted to make flowers? Come to this pop-in and learn how! We will be discussing how to make several different flowers using hand building techniques. We will also discuss how to combine them with thrown...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

Summer Camp 1: June 10-148:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: June 10-148:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: June 10-148:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: June 10-148:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: June 10-148:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Class name: Paper-Making Basics: Mould and Deckle and Paper Painting Ages 14+ Saturday June 15th 12-4 Course Description: We have all experienced the sadness of throwing away perfectly usable paper scraps. Perhaps you’ve got them stashed away in a drawer because you swear...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Kids Ceramic Coil-Building Workshop Wednesday June 19th 5:30-7:30 For ages 8-14 In this two-hour introductory workshop, we will be creating coil built pots that will be glazed and fired for a later pick up date. Come dive hands first into the tactile clay,...

Introduction to Tapestry
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Jun 21, 2024 - 22, 2024

Introduction to Tapestry

Introduction to Tapestry Friday June 21, 2024 5 pm to 7 pm and Saturday June 22, 2024 9 am to 1 pm. Learn the basics of tapestry on a sturdy school copper pipe loom. With...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Beginner Drawing for Kids Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm June 25-July 30 (No class July 9). Ages 5-8This fun class will teach some fundamentals of drawing while encouraging creativity! Students will learn how to create perspective, use shading, create a flip book, and more. Projects...

Inspired Artists Ages 8-12 Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 June 25-July 30 (No class July 9) Tap into your imagination and unique creative flow with projects that inspire students to let their inner artist shine. We will explore our own inspirations and gather inspiration from the...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

July

Clay Spoon and Utensil Making Workshop For adults and kids ages 10+ Monday July 1 5:30-7:30pm Beginners welcome! In this two hour class, we will learn how to make clay spoons and other utensils that can be decorative or used for cooking, serving,...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Beginner Drawing for Kids Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm June 25-July 30 (No class July 9). Ages 5-8This fun class will teach some fundamentals of drawing while encouraging creativity! Students will learn how to create perspective, use shading, create a flip book, and more. Projects...

Inspired Artists Ages 8-12 Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 June 25-July 30 (No class July 9) Tap into your imagination and unique creative flow with projects that inspire students to let their inner artist shine. We will explore our own inspirations and gather inspiration from the...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

Summer Camp 1: July 8-12 8:30am-12:00 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Summer Camp 1: July 8-12 8:30am-12:00 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: July 8-12 8:30am-12:00 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Summer Camp 1: July 8-12 8:30am-12:00 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Introduction to Oil Painting
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Jul 11, 2024 - Aug 15, 2024

Introduction to Oil Painting

Introduction to Oil Painting 6-8pm July 11-August 15 (6 weeks) This class will teach introductory oil painting methods. Students will learn about various oil painting techniques, including underpainting, alla prima, impasto, glazing, etc. Projects will include both still life and portraiture, in order...

Summer Camp 1: July 8-12 8:30am-12:00 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

Drawing Portraiture (Beginners Welcome) Ages 16+ Saturdays July 13-August 102-4pm Students would be guided through portraiture and self portraiture over the course of this class. Students will be instructed on how to draw faces from life, self portraits and more. By the...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Pre-K Summer Camp July 16-18 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 3-5 Welcome campers to this 3-day art adventure for ages 3-5. This is a new camp to accommodate some of FAVA's younger students! It is a three day, half day camp...

Beginner Drawing for Kids Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm June 25-July 30 (No class July 9). Ages 5-8This fun class will teach some fundamentals of drawing while encouraging creativity! Students will learn how to create perspective, use shading, create a flip book, and more. Projects...

Inspired Artists Ages 8-12 Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 June 25-July 30 (No class July 9) Tap into your imagination and unique creative flow with projects that inspire students to let their inner artist shine. We will explore our own inspirations and gather inspiration from the...

Pre-K Summer Camp July 16-18 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 3-5 Welcome campers to this 3-day art adventure for ages 3-5. This is a new camp to accommodate some of FAVA's younger students! It is a three day, half day camp...

Pre-K Summer Camp July 16-18 Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 3-5 Welcome campers to this 3-day art adventure for ages 3-5. This is a new camp to accommodate some of FAVA's younger students! It is a three day, half day camp...

Clay Plants and Animals Ages 8+ Saturdays June 8-July 20 (Skip June 22), 1-3pm. Six classes. You don't have a green thumb, but love plants? Make plants that will live forever or a blooming flower that never wilts. A dragon...

Drawing Portraiture (Beginners Welcome) Ages 16+ Saturdays July 13-August 102-4pm Students would be guided through portraiture and self portraiture over the course of this class. Students will be instructed on how to draw faces from life, self portraits and more. By the...

Clay Bead Making Monday July 22 5:30-7:30 For adults and kids ages 8+ Beginners welcome! In this two hour class, we will learn how to make ceramic beads that can be used for jewelry making after they are fired. We will create the...

Basic PhotographyMondays June 17-July 22 6-8pmAges 18+ (Ages 14-17 accepted with parent or guardian present) Did you get a new camera? When you opened the box and saw all those dials and knobs were you confused? Or do you have a...

Beginner Drawing for Kids Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm June 25-July 30 (No class July 9). Ages 5-8This fun class will teach some fundamentals of drawing while encouraging creativity! Students will learn how to create perspective, use shading, create a flip book, and more. Projects...

Inspired Artists Ages 8-12 Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 June 25-July 30 (No class July 9) Tap into your imagination and unique creative flow with projects that inspire students to let their inner artist shine. We will explore our own inspirations and gather inspiration from the...

Drawing Portraiture (Beginners Welcome) Ages 16+ Saturdays July 13-August 102-4pm Students would be guided through portraiture and self portraiture over the course of this class. Students will be instructed on how to draw faces from life, self portraits and more. By the...

Summer Camp: July 29-August 2 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day...

Summer Camp: July 29-August 2 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day...

Beginner Drawing for Kids Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm June 25-July 30 (No class July 9). Ages 5-8This fun class will teach some fundamentals of drawing while encouraging creativity! Students will learn how to create perspective, use shading, create a flip book, and more. Projects...

Inspired Artists Ages 8-12 Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 June 25-July 30 (No class July 9) Tap into your imagination and unique creative flow with projects that inspire students to let their inner artist shine. We will explore our own inspirations and gather inspiration from the...

Summer Camp: July 29-August 2 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day...

August

Summer Camp: July 29-August 2 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day...

Summer Camp: July 29-August 2 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12 Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day...

Drawing Portraiture (Beginners Welcome) Ages 16+ Saturdays July 13-August 102-4pm Students would be guided through portraiture and self portraiture over the course of this class. Students will be instructed on how to draw faces from life, self portraits and more. By the...

Drawing Portraiture (Beginners Welcome) Ages 16+ Saturdays July 13-August 102-4pm Students would be guided through portraiture and self portraiture over the course of this class. Students will be instructed on how to draw faces from life, self portraits and more. By the...

Summer Camp: August 19-23 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day art...

Summer Camp: August 19-23 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day art...

Summer Camp: August 19-23 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day art...

Summer Camp: August 19-23 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day art...

Summer Camp: August 19-23 8:30am-3:30pm Special Guests: To be announced soon! Ages 6-12Campers must have already been through kindergarten to attend regular camp. If you have a pre-k aged child interested in camp, check out our Pre-K camp! Welcome campers to this five-day art...

September

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving. Friday September 6th from 5pm to 7pm AND Saturday September 7 1pm-4pm. Ages 12+ A rigid heddle loom is a great way to start weaving. They are simpler to warp than a four harness floor loom, and...

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

October

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

Beginning Ceramic Wheel Throwing Ages 14+ September 4-October 9 5:30pm-7:30pm This class is dedicated to the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter's wheel and would like to polish their...

Ceramics Surface Decoration This is an intermediate class, but beginners with some ceramics experience are welcome. You will be making tiles and simple hand-built forms to learn various surface decoration techniques. These include how to add wax resist decoration, wax resist etching,...

Ceramics Surface Decoration This is an intermediate class, but beginners with some ceramics experience are welcome. You will be making tiles and simple hand-built forms to learn various surface decoration techniques. These include how to add wax resist decoration, wax resist etching,...

Ceramics Surface Decoration This is an intermediate class, but beginners with some ceramics experience are welcome. You will be making tiles and simple hand-built forms to learn various surface decoration techniques. These include how to add wax resist decoration, wax resist etching,...

November

Ceramics Surface Decoration This is an intermediate class, but beginners with some ceramics experience are welcome. You will be making tiles and simple hand-built forms to learn various surface decoration techniques. These include how to add wax resist decoration, wax resist etching,...

Ceramic Hand Building (All Levels Welcome) Wednesdays November 13, 20, skip 27, December 4, 11. 5:30-7:30pm Ages 14+ Beginners and Intermediate students are welcome. We will meet you where your skill level is and add additional challenges for more advanced students. An introductory course...

Ceramic Hand Building (All Levels Welcome) Wednesdays November 13, 20, skip 27, December 4, 11. 5:30-7:30pm Ages 14+ Beginners and Intermediate students are welcome. We will meet you where your skill level is and add additional challenges for more advanced students. An introductory course...

December

Clay Ornaments for Kids December 2, 5:30-7:30pmAGES 5+ A one-day ceramics workshop for kids (or adults!). Sign just your child up, or sign a parent and child up as a pair. This workshop will use hand building techniques including slabs to...

Ceramic Hand Building (All Levels Welcome) Wednesdays November 13, 20, skip 27, December 4, 11. 5:30-7:30pm Ages 14+ Beginners and Intermediate students are welcome. We will meet you where your skill level is and add additional challenges for more advanced students. An introductory course...

Ceramic Hand Building (All Levels Welcome) Wednesdays November 13, 20, skip 27, December 4, 11. 5:30-7:30pm Ages 14+ Beginners and Intermediate students are welcome. We will meet you where your skill level is and add additional challenges for more advanced students. An introductory course...

October

Pottery Pop In Ages 15+ Anyone under 15 must be accompanied by an adult as a pair sign up. Email erin@fava.org and schedule your private party today. Minimum 4, Maximum 6 participants. Weekends and evenings available for scheduling. Grab a friend and...

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