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Classes

Include this with any ceramic purchase: Glaze Choices

Choose the number of glazes available with your ceramic purchase.  Indicate the # you would like in the notes section at checkout.

Studio Ghibli Film Club

An outdoor (as much as possible) late night film showing of a Studio Ghibli film in the ArtHaus parking lot. Bring a lawn chair. An art project related to the film will take place indoors at 7 pm intended for middle school age youth.

Face Painting Class

Learn how to create simple and complex designs on one another’s faces, techniques and materials to create the best effects. Those who perfect their skills and would like to paint at Nordic Fest are welcome to join us.

Limit of 5 people: Tape Painting with Wellington Place

Make cool designs and patterns using tape and paint with the residents of Wellington Place! Connect with a different generation and make cool art together!

Note: All volunteers at Wellington Place must be vaccinated and have their booster.

Yeehaw!: Cowpokes & Farmhands (Fort Atkinson)

Howdy y’all! This program for elementary-aged students features farm-themed crafts and activities perfect for kiddos who live on farms or love farming. Together, we’ll learn about rural culture, Iowa staple crops, and where our food comes from.

This class is made possible by a partnership with the Fort Atkinson Public Library.

Art In The Park

Come on down to Riverside Park in Spillville for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts!

Yeehaw!: Cowpokes & Farmhands (Calmar)

Howdy y’all! This program for elementary-aged students features farm-themed crafts and activities perfect for kiddos who live on farms or love farming. Together, we’ll learn about rural culture, Iowa staple crops, and where our food comes from.

This program is made possible by a partnership with the Calmar Lutheran Church.

All Middle Schoolers Welcome!: Comics Club 2

A week of gathering with Jurgen Dovre to practice creativity and community through comics storytelling. We will learn how comics use words and pictures to tell unique stories. You and your classmates will get to read comics and learn how to make your own self-published comic book!

Sword Play

Middle schoolers through adults are now welcome to join Bobby Vrtis for four days of stage combat with swords.  This fun class also comes with the option of showing off your brand new skills at the Shakespeare festival on July 23 at Phelps Park.

 

Macrame Sundays

Spend the last Sunday of each month creating macrame wall hangings, plant holders, coasters and more. Celia Wilke will be the instructor but, feel free to bring your own inspiration for a guided work through. Materials are included.

$35 each or $100 for all 3

Choose a Friday at least 2 weeks in advance: Adult Wheel Throwing

Wheel throwing takes practice, but everyone needs a little instruction to get started.  Spend an hour on a Friday night learning how to prep the wheel, center and form a cup.

Then come in Saturday to trim the bottom (free of charge) or get an Open Studio Pass and use the wheel as much as you like whenever we are open.  Wheels cannot be used without an intro class.  Classes must be registered for at least two weeks in advance to secure a spot.

This class is one guided session.  You pick the date by putting it in the notes section at check out.  If you would like more guided lessons add as many to your cart as you would like and include those dates as well.

 

Space Rangers

Create projects based on an inter-gallactic world, outer space and alien invaders.

Class: TinkerHaus

Create art with gears, levers, and ramps, legos, wheels and all sorts of STEAM builds.

Class is Full: Experience Encanto

Spend a magical week experiencing the language and art of South America! Play some games, learn some Spanish, and create beautiful art to take home and decorate your casita.

Class is full: Hedgehogs & Gnomes

An art camp exploring projects around the mysterious world of the backyard.

Class is full: Ceramics & Clay

Pinch a pot, coil a cup, slab roll a hanging tile, and paint ceramics all week.