Workshops

Private Tutoring

 

If you or your child would like to dabble in mixed media, learn to draw, paint, sculpt or work with clay, here’s an opportunity for you. Private or semi-private tutoring is available by appointment during regular Gilchrist Learning Center hours. No previous experience necessary. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Call Debra Marqusee at 712.279.6580 for additional information.

 

Oil Painting

Oil Painting with Dennis Hart

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 03 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 17 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 03 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 17 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm

In this relaxed and informative workshop, you will learn to prep a canvas, the basics of color theory, value, composition and space to complete a landscape painting in oil. Students are encouraged to bring their own supplies but paint and brushes and a canvas will be provided.

 

Garden Sculptures

with Debra Marqusee

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 24 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 24 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • End Time: 3:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 24 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 24 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • End Time: 3:30 pm

If you enjoy sitting on your patio and admiring your garden or freshly cut grass then this is a fantastic opportunity for you! Garden sculptures are simple to create using recycled objects such as plates, cups, vases, bowls, or ceramic/glass figurines. Most materials are provided. Please bring large ceramic or glass plates to use as spacers.

 

Photo Transfers

with Jodi Whitlock

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 01 May 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 08 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 01 May 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 08 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm

Jodi will teach you the steps in which to transfer your favorite photos onto wood, fabric or a canvas surface. Make a series of family portraits or commemorate a beloved pet. Or why not give one as a gift to a friend? They'll be so touched by your thoughtful keepsake. Prior to class, print your photo out using a dry ink or LaserJet toner printer. 

 

Workshop Programs

 

The Art Center can specifically design a hands-on art experience for groups or individuals of any age interested in experiencing the joy and satisfaction of painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, or working with clay.

 The following are examples of requested workshops:

  • Girl and Boy Scouts – Badge earning
  • Professional and Corporate Team Building
  • Daycare and After School Programs  
  • Home school, Elementary, Middle and High School
  • Weddings, Bridal and Baby Shower
  • Holiday and Seasonal Art Projects
  • Art Therapy

Call Debra Marqusee at 712.279.6580 for additional information and to arrange the event.

 

Spring Fling Workshop

Spring Fling Workshop

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
  • Age Group: 7 - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • End Time: 12:15 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
  • Age Group: 7 - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • End Time: 12:15 pm

Spring Fling Workshop

Saturday, March 27

Time:   10:30 - 11:15 am; 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Tuition: $5.00

Max: 8 / Min: 4 

Register by Calling Visitor Services 279-6272 ext. 3200

*Each 45-minute project is presented twice in the a.m.

*Expect to work approximately 45 minutes per project

*People who do not pre-register may participate in a workshop only if space is available

*Children age 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult

 

Projects to choose from: Mixed Media Birdhouse & Sock Bunny

 

Membership Benefits

  • Discounts
    • Classes
    • Workshops
    • Art Camp
    • Artful Birthday Parties
  • Advance Notice of Exhibitions, Lectures, Classes and Workshops
  • Invitations to Opening Receptions (a chance to meet Artists and Staff)
  • Invitations to Special Events and Family Programming
  • Complimentary Subscription to Our Newsletter, Quarterly Calendar
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Customized E-Mail with Information Just for Members
  • Tax Deductible

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