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April

This class is designed for the Art I student who wishes to expand their skills. It is an open studio concept where you can revisit art works that need completion or do a completely new project. If you have no...

AGES: 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier mache and drawing. No prior art...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

AGES: 16+. Watercolor is a wonderful and amazing medium to work in, but it can be challenging. The fundamental concepts of watercolor will be covered. Strong emphasis will be placed on the importance of the pre-planning stage, such as tonal...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

GRADES: K - 2. End of the week gathering of young people to explore various means of art expression under supervision. Program begins and ends each Friday with opportunities for open studio time, where young people can collaborate and create according...

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 28 2–4pm It’s Only Natural On Curating this Exhibition, Martha Young, Spring 2019 It’s only natural that these three artists, Robbie Grodin, Paula Zinsmeister, and Freeland Southard, should be showing here together. Though they each work in different materials,...

AGES: 16+. Two-week sessions May 1- May 15 or May 16-30. An opportunity to just weave your own rug! No experience necessary, just the interest in trying the weaving process without doing all the work of dressing the loom. The rug loom, a...

This class is designed for the Art I student who wishes to expand their skills. It is an open studio concept where you can revisit art works that need completion or do a completely new project. If you have no...

AGES: 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier mache and drawing. No prior art...

AGES: 16+. Watercolor is a wonderful and amazing medium to work in, but it can be challenging. The fundamental concepts of watercolor will be covered. Strong emphasis will be placed on the importance of the pre-planning stage, such as tonal...

May

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

GRADES: K - 2. End of the week gathering of young people to explore various means of art expression under supervision. Program begins and ends each Friday with opportunities for open studio time, where young people can collaborate and create according...

AGES: 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier mache and drawing. No prior art...

AGES: 16+. Watercolor is a wonderful and amazing medium to work in, but it can be challenging. The fundamental concepts of watercolor will be covered. Strong emphasis will be placed on the importance of the pre-planning stage, such as tonal...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

AGES: 13 - 17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques....

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

GRADES: K - 2. End of the week gathering of young people to explore various means of art expression under supervision. Program begins and ends each Friday with opportunities for open studio time, where young people can collaborate and create according...

AGES: 16+. Two-week sessions May 1- May 15 or May 16-30. An opportunity to just weave your own rug! No experience necessary, just the interest in trying the weaving process without doing all the work of dressing the loom. The rug loom, a...

AGES: 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier mache and drawing. No prior art...

AGES: 16+. Watercolor is a wonderful and amazing medium to work in, but it can be challenging. The fundamental concepts of watercolor will be covered. Strong emphasis will be placed on the importance of the pre-planning stage, such as tonal...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

AGES: 13 - 17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques....

GRADES: K - 2. End of the week gathering of young people to explore various means of art expression under supervision. Program begins and ends each Friday with opportunities for open studio time, where young people can collaborate and create according...

For this workshop, we will be focusing on the great outdoors! All levels of artists are welcome to come and practice the traditional technique of en plein air painting and drawing. Students can choose their medium of choice, either drawing...

AGES: 16+ May 18 (class) & May 19 (optional) Saturday 10:00am-1:30pm, Sunday 1-4pm (optional open weave) Have a loom and not sure what to do with it? Need a refresher to get started on your own loom? Weaving on a loom takes...

For this workshop, we will be focusing on the great outdoors! All levels of artists are welcome to come and practice the traditional technique of en plein air painting and drawing. Students can choose their medium of choice, either drawing...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

AGES: 13 - 17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques....

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

GRADES: K - 2. End of the week gathering of young people to explore various means of art expression under supervision. Program begins and ends each Friday with opportunities for open studio time, where young people can collaborate and create according...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

AGES: 13 - 17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques....

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice—including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a pendant....

June

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AGES: 12+. Students will receive a basic understanding of spinning fiber into yarn using a Turkish drop spindle. The drop spindle in various forms is present in almost every culture and is still widely used today. Yarn made on a drop...

JUNE CAMP WEEK - ART SOUP! AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 Join in a week-long creative art adventure with many of your favorite FAVA art instructors. Staff and counselors will engage students in a wide variety of artistic media. Art, friends, and fun... the...

AFTERCARE FOR JUNE SUMMER CAMP (June 10-14) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the June...

JUNE CAMP WEEK - ART SOUP! AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 Join in a week-long creative art adventure with many of your favorite FAVA art instructors. Staff and counselors will engage students in a wide variety of artistic media. Art, friends, and fun... the...

AFTERCARE FOR JUNE SUMMER CAMP (June 10-14) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the June...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

JUNE CAMP WEEK - ART SOUP! AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 Join in a week-long creative art adventure with many of your favorite FAVA art instructors. Staff and counselors will engage students in a wide variety of artistic media. Art, friends, and fun... the...

AFTERCARE FOR JUNE SUMMER CAMP (June 10-14) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the June...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

JUNE CAMP WEEK - ART SOUP! AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 Join in a week-long creative art adventure with many of your favorite FAVA art instructors. Staff and counselors will engage students in a wide variety of artistic media. Art, friends, and fun... the...

AFTERCARE FOR JUNE SUMMER CAMP (June 10-14) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the June...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

JUNE CAMP WEEK - ART SOUP! AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 Join in a week-long creative art adventure with many of your favorite FAVA art instructors. Staff and counselors will engage students in a wide variety of artistic media. Art, friends, and fun... the...

AFTERCARE FOR JUNE SUMMER CAMP (June 10-14) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the June...

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AGES: 15+. Friday June 28: 6:00 - 8:00pm Saturday June 29: 10:00am - 3:00pm Student will learn basic tapestry weaving techniques, how to warp a small loom, several finishing techniques, and the many uses for these woven items. This will be an introduction...

AGES: 16+ June 29 (class) & June 30 (optional) Saturday 10:00am-1:30pm, Sunday 1-4pm (optional open weave) Have a loom and not sure what to do with it? Need a refresher to get started on your own loom? Weaving on a loom takes more...

AGES: 15+. Friday June 28: 6:00 - 8:00pm Saturday June 29: 10:00am - 3:00pm Student will learn basic tapestry weaving techniques, how to warp a small loom, several finishing techniques, and the many uses for these woven items. This will be an introduction...

July

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

E. Pluribus Unum Exhibition
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Jul 01, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

E. Pluribus Unum Exhibition

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

AGES: 10-16 years old. In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

AGES: 10-16 years old. In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try...

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

AGES: 15+ Students will receive a basic understanding of plant-based fiber and spinning it into yarn using a mini Turkish drop spindle. The drop spindle in various forms is present in almost every culture and is still widely used today. Yarn...

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

AGES : 6-10 years old. A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

This class is dedicated to the fundamental 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 refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

AGES : 6-10 years old. A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade...

Warping Front to Back
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Jul 26, 2019 - 28, 2019

Warping Front to Back

Ages: 18+ July 26-July 28 Friday 6–8pm. Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm (Open weave July 30–August 1, 11am-5pm) One of the best tools a weaver can have is choices. Knowing how to do things in multiple ways to accommodate different fibers, equipment and projects opens...

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

AGES: 13-17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques. The class...

August

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

August 10 & August 11 Saturday 10:00am–4:30pm, Sunday 1:00–4:00pm In this two-day encaustic workshop, you will be guided through developing quick, smeary, fun charcoal drawings from a subject, with the goal of improving your eye and your understanding of the elements of...

Double Weave Workshop
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Aug 10, 2019 - 11, 2019

Double Weave Workshop

August 10 & 11 (workshop) Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm August 12-16 (open studio) 11am-5pm Learn to easily weave two layers of cloth on a 4-shaft loom in a variety of techniques: tube, side opening, center opening, double wide, pocket, stuffed or not....

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and the young, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

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Aug 25, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

Steven Gutierrez Exhibition

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

November

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Nov 17, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

40th Annual Members' Holiday Show

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