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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

Dig into Clay: Wheel Throwing

Ages: Adults
March 23, 2024 -  April 27, 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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Art 101: Pastel Sunflowers

Ages: Adults
April 9, 2024
Tuesday,  10:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Member Cost: $50
Non-Member Cost: $75

Led by Maritzabel Jauregui-Rodriguez, learn to draw sunflowers using chalk pastels.

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Art 101 Online: Floral Painting

Ages: 16+
April 9, 2024
Tuesday,  11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Member Cost: Free
Non-Member Cost: Free

This free, virtual workshop is an adaptation of our popular Art 101 workshop series.

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Dig into Clay: Hand Building

Ages: Adults
May 4, 2024 -  June 8, 2024
Saturdays,  10:15 a.m.-12:45 a.m.
Member Cost: $210
Non-Member Cost: $245

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

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Master Class: Cyanotype Prints with Tyrus Clutter

Ages: Adults
May 18, 2024
Saturday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $50
Non-Member Cost: $75

Using both paper and fabric, CF professor and artist Tyrus Clutter will teach how to create cyanotype prints suitable for framing with a variety of materials including botanicals. All materials are provided.

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Gel Plate Printmaking with Vanessa Zumba-Gonzalez

Ages: Adults
May 25, 2024
Saturday,  10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OR 2-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $40
Non-Member Cost: $60

Led by Vanessa Zumba-Gonzalez, learn more about what you can do with gel printing plates and acrylic paint.

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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 the various skills and techniques to elevate your portrait drawing to the next level while learning to capture likeness. This class teaches accurate proportions, placement and values of facial features.

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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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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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