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Class is full: Tiny Masters-Session 1

An art exploration class for children who are ready to make
the transition to attending class independently. Easel painting,
play dough, and a mystery project each week. Potty trained
appreciated, but not required.

Register for both sessions: $95 + $50 materials ($8/hr) enter the code – tinymasterx2

Register by March 14th for early bird pricing: Tiny Masters-Session 2

An art exploration class for children who are ready to make
the transition to attending class independently. Easel painting,
play dough, and a mystery project each week. Potty trained
appreciated, but not required.

Register for both sessions: $95 + $50 materials ($8/hr) enter the code – tinymasterx2

Class is full: The Questioneers

Youth: Spend the afternoon engineering with Rosie Revere, building with Iggy Peck, experimenting with Ada Twist, and creating posters and buttons with Sofia Valdez in The Questioneers.

Parents: Each Tuesday, four new creative stations will be presented for creative exploration and skill building in the arts. The Questioneers incorporates drawing, slime experiments, blocks and legos. No playing of video games will take place in these classes.

Walking school bus available from John Cline

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Register by March 14th for early bird pricing: Zelda Quest

Youth: Create your own quest with courageous elves and faeries. Clay build your own ocarina, needle felt characters, and learn basic coding.

Parents: Each Tuesday, four new creative stations will be presented for creative exploration and skill building in the arts. Zelda Quest will build skills in clay building, painting, and pearler beads. No playing of video games will take place in these classes.

Walking school bus available from John Cline

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Class is full: Sewing School

Be like Spider-Man and sew your own costume! You can learn how to use a sewing machine, hand stitch, even embroider and appliqué.  Sewing School is designed for you to pick the project you want to do or choose from a sample project.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Register by March 14th for early bird pricing: Festival Frenzy

Learn the skills that really make a festival great, create a parade float, balloons animals, face painting, juggling, magic tricks and more. Festival Frenzy will be taught by a series of special guests. If you have a skill you would like to share and help others learn please let us know by emailing shannon@arthausdecorah.org.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Girl Scout Badge Class: Brownie Outdoor Art Creator

Youth: Girl Scouts (as well as friends of Girl Scouts) are welcome to register for a class that will work closely with the elements needed to achieve a badge in a required field.

 

Parents: Adult supervision is not required but you are welcome to stay. Other badge classes are available upon request.

Master Builders

Youth: Come build with other creative crafters as we explore how to create 3-D sculptures with wood, metal, found objects and more.

Parents: This class is taught by a working school teacher. While the teacher finishes her day at the school, an open studio time will be supervised by ArtHaus staff for the first 20 minutes of class. Students can work on projects from last class, a group project or on self-determined projects, but not screens.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.
No class February 17th

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Register by March 14th for early bird pricing: Translucent Team

Youth: Come build with other creative crafters as we explore how
to create 3-D sculptures with glass, plastic, papers, and more.

Parents: This class is taught by a working school teacher. While the teacher finishes her day at the school, an open studio time will be supervised by ArtHaus staff for the first 20 minutes of class. Students can work on projects from last class, a group project or on self-determined projects, but not screens.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.
No class April 13th

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Girl Scout Badge Class: Junior Drawing

Youth: Girl Scouts (as well as friends of Girl Scouts) are welcome to register for a class that will work closely with the elements needed to achieve a badge in a required field.

 

Parents: Adult supervision is not required but you are welcome to stay. Other badge classes are available upon request.

Truths be Told: The Workshop Series

If you’re ready to dip your toes into the storytelling experience or brush off skills you haven’t exercised in some time, start here. Instructor Akwi Nji launches the series with a generative workshop focused on the foundational steps of mining for and crafting a personal narrative story to be told on stage. 

In this three hour generative workshop, participants will engage in exercises to help identify a story and then draft their own 3- to 5-minute personal story utilizing Akwi’s suggested “key elements” to engage a live audience.

Classes with Red Tree Studio: Gelatin Monoprints

This gelatin printing is an amazing and accessible printing technique that once the basics are understood, offers endless possibilities. The results are immediate and each print you pull is one of a kind. You will produce several prints, some that will be frame ready and others that can be developed further.

Children's Book Writing Workshop: Artwork for a Children’s Book

This class will discuss graphic design requirements for press settings as well as elements of great designs for cover and interior work. Learn what you need to create the work yourself or learn how to find the people you need.

Children’s Book Writing Workshop
Cost is $25 per class or $100 for all 5

Place all classes in your cart and enter the coupon code: childrensbook

Registration for non-credit only. For recertification credit go to AEA's website. : Watercolor and Ink Master Class with Doug Eckheart

This 15 hour weekend warrior workshop in watercolors and ink is designed for those seeking credit through the AEA to apply to their teaching licenses, but any interested students wishing to immerse themselves in the skills of watercolor and ink may attend.

Please visit AEA’s website for more information.

Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM (1 hour lunch break)
Sunday 11:00AM-6:00PM (1 hour lunch break)

Children's Book Writing Workshop: Publishing Platforms for Children’s Books

Bring your laptop or request access to a computer from ArtHaus as we explore Ingram Spark’s platform and Kindle Direct. We will learn the steps for setting up meta-data for a book along with pricing.

Children’s Book Writing Workshop
Cost is $25 per class or $100 for all 5

Place all classes in your cart and enter the coupon code: childrensbook

Classes with Red Tree Studio: Alcohol Ink Painting Class

Alcohol ink is a medium for folks who never tried painting as well as the seasoned artist. It is a class where the students can just relax and discover the beauty, motion and flow of the inks. Students will learn basic alcohol ink techniques and then will have a chance to experiment with the inks to create their own colorful artworks. Paintings will be on square tiles and Yupo paper.

Classes with Red Tree Studio: Paper Lanterns

The paper lantern is fun to make and give. It folds to fit into an envelope and it also doubles as a table decoration. You may add a tea-light to illuminate the center.

Children's Book Writing Workshop: Title Pages, Back Covers, and More

In this class we will explore the ISBN, Title Page, Copyright, Library of Congress Registration for self-publishers, Summary, Acknowledgment, and overall layout.

Children’s Book Writing Workshop
Cost is $25 per class or $100 for all 5

Place all classes in your cart and enter the coupon code: childrensbook

Essentials for Writing a Children's Book: Marketing Your Book

Craft your authors bio and book summaries to fit with the marketing of your publication. Learn the strategies for marketing in your community, on social media, and beyond.

Children’s Book Writing Workshop
Cost is $25 per class or $100 for all 5

Place all classes in your cart and enter the coupon code: childrensbook

Sonic the Hedgehog Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-alongs in the ArtHaus Studio. Enjoy a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings. Parents are welcome to register to paint alongside their children or collaborate on a painting together. This months theme is Sonic the Hedgehog!

Price is per canvas.

Walking School Bus is provided from JohnCline.

Mulan Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-alongs in the ArtHaus Studio. Enjoy a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings. Parents are welcome to register to paint alongside their children or collaborate on a painting together. This months theme is Mulan!

Price is per canvas.

Walking School Bus is provided from JohnCline.

Ceramic Cafe- Garden Gnome or Animal Figurine (Fairy Garden)

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in selected ceramic glazing in the Ceramic Studio. Pick up glazed pieces 1 week after the class. Parents are welcome to register to glaze alongside their children or collaborate on a piece together.This class we’ll be working with Garden gnome or animal figurine (fairy garden)!

Price is $20

Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline.

Peter Rabbit Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-alongs in the ArtHaus Studio. Enjoy a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings. Parents are welcome to register to paint alongside their children or collaborate on a painting together. This months theme is Peter Rabbit!

Price is per canvas.

Walking School Bus is provided from JohnCline.

Ceramic Cafe- Mother’s Day Vase

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in selected ceramic glazing in the Ceramic Studio. Pick up glazed pieces 1 week after the class. Parents are welcome to register to glaze alongside their children or collaborate on a piece together.This class we’ll be working with Mother’s Day vase!

Price is per selected ceramic.

Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline.

Trolls Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-alongs in the ArtHaus Studio. Enjoy a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings. Parents are welcome to register to paint alongside their children or collaborate on a painting together. This months theme is Trolls!

Price is per canvas.

Walking School Bus is provided from JohnCline.

Ceramic Cafe- Father’s Day Mug

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in selected ceramic glazing in the Ceramic Studio. Pick up glazed pieces 1 week after the class. Parents are welcome to register to glaze alongside their children or collaborate on a piece together.This class we’ll be working with a Father’s Day mug!

Price is $20

Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline.

Class is full: Mud Club-Session 1

Youth: Get muddy. Learn to build with coil, slab, and even try
the wheel in this class designed for exploration with clay with
The Clay Studio’s Rachelle Branum.

Parents: This class is taught by a working school teacher. While
the teacher finishes her day at the school, an open studio time
will be supervised by ArtHaus staff for the first 20 minutes of class. Students can work on projects from last class on self-determined projects but are not allowed on screens.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Need extra wheel time? Visit arthausdecorah.org/classes/extra-wheel-time/

Extra Wheel Time

Cost is per time slot and includes clay.

Sign up for a time slot >HERE<

Class is full: Mud Club-Session 2

Youth: Get muddy. Learn to build with coil, slab, and even try
the wheel in this class designed for exploration with clay with
The Clay Studio’s Rachelle Branum.

Parents: This class is taught by a working school teacher. While
the teacher finishes her day at the school, an open studio time
will be supervised by ArtHaus staff for the first 20 minutes of class. Students can work on projects from last class on self-
determined projects but are not allowed on screens.

Walking school bus available from John Cline.

Register for both sessions and save!  Enter earlycombo2020 in the coupon code at checkout.

Need extra wheel time? Visit arthausdecorah.org/classes/extra-wheel-time/