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Explore and create in the Appleton’s studio art classes and workshops for adults. Browse the education calendar below for upcoming programs. All programs are led by experienced educators.

Visit the Online Resources page for educational content such as artist talks, videos on the permanent collection, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and more.

If you have any questions, please contact AppletonEducation@cf.edu.

Explore Our Classes

Realistic Portrait Drawing with Lisa Russo

Ages: Adults
June 29, 2024
Saturday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $50
Non-Member Cost: $75

In this three-hour Realistic Portrait Drawing workshop led by Lisa Russo, learn various skills and techniques to elevate your portrait drawing skills. Learn to capture likeness, accurate proportions, placement and values of facial features, and more.

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Dig into Clay: A.M. Wheel Throwing

Ages: Adults
August 10, 2024 -  September 14, 2024
Saturdays,  10:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Member Cost: $210
Non-Member Cost: $245

This six-week session offers potters of all skill levels a chance to practice and develop new skills and techniques in wheel throwing through fun and functional ceramic projects such as serving sets, vases, or your own creative expressions.

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Dig into Clay: P.M. Wheel Throwing

Ages: Adults
August 10, 2024 -  September 14, 2024
Saturdays,  2-4:30 p.m.
Member Cost: $210
Non-Member Cost: $245

This six-week session offers potters of all skill levels a chance to practice and develop new skills and techniques in wheel throwing through fun and functional ceramic projects such as serving sets, vases, or your own creative expressions.

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Virtual Art 101: Acrylic Painting

Ages: Adults
August 13, 2024
Tuesday,  10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Member Cost: Free
Non-Member Cost: Free

This free, online acrylic painting workshop is an adaptation of our popular Art 101 in-person workshop series. (more…)

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Mixed-Media Collage with Charles Eady

Ages: Adults
August 17, 2024 -  August 24, 2024
Saturdays,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $100
Non-Member Cost: $125

In this two-part workshop led by artist Charles Eady, create a collage with paper and paint, then silkscreen an image of a rock-and-roll icon on top to create a unique, Pop-inspired work of art.

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Pints and Prints

Ages: 21 and up
September 21, 2024
Saturday,  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Member Cost: $60
Non-Member Cost: $85

Led by instructors E. Marie Fielding and Vanessa Zumba-Gonzalez, enroll in this special evening workshop for adults.

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