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Earthy Artistry: HAND-BUILDING w/Sandra Barrett For Adults 18+ (Tuesday Night In-person)
 
This 8-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Tuesday evenings for adults 18+.

Discover the joys of creating in clay while receiving hands-on instruction in hand-building techniques. Learn about pinch pot, slab and coil techniques to create unique masterpieces in clay. Projects include slump tableware, vases, bird houses and more! Techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. This class is for beginner and intermediate levels and provides students with guided instruction. It is not an open studio.

Students provide some materials:
• Clay tool kit (must include a pin tool, sponge, rib and various sculpting tools)
• Selection of synthetic brushes for glazing (any brand)
• A piece of raw canvas – at least 12” x 18” (placemat size) for wedging
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available).

Materials fee covers 25lbs of clay, firing fees and glaze. Students will work with a selection of Museum "in house" glazes. If a desired glaze is not included in the Museum's "in house" glaze selection, please connect with the instructor. We may be able to order your desired glaze at an additional cost.

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information. *** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. *** Communal wedging tables will not be used. Students will wedge clay as needed at their seat in the classroom. The slab roller will be available, students are responsible for disinfecting the slab roller and pottery wheels after each use – wipes and gloves will be provided by the AAM.

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

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Starts Starts: 4/6/2021 6:00 PM
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Class Size Class size: 2 seats
Class is Full. Please call 508-222-2644 x10 to be placed on our waiting list.
Earthy Artistry: WHEEL-THROWING w/Sandra Barrett For Adults 18+ (Tuesday Night In-person)
 
This 8-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Tuesday evenings for adults 18+.

Discover the joys of creating in clay while receiving hands-on instruction in wheel-throwing techniques. Develop and hone your centering, trimming & pulling skills while creating unique vessels such as bowls, mugs and cylinders. Experiment with fun finishing processes like mark-making, handles, cut outs and more! This class is for beginner and intermediate levels and provides students with guided instruction. It is not an open studio.

Students provide some materials:
• Clay tool kit (must include a pin tool, sponge, rib and various sculpting tools)
• Selection of synthetic brushes for glazing (any brand)
• A piece of raw canvas – at least 12” x 18” (placemat size) for wedging
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available).

Materials fee covers 25lbs of clay, firing fees and glaze. Students will work with a selection of Museum "in house" glazes. If a desired glaze is not included in the Museum's "in house" glaze selection, please connect with the instructor. We may be able to order your desired glaze at an additional cost.

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information. *** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. *** Communal wedging tables will not be used. Students will wedge clay as needed at their seat in the classroom. The slab roller will be available, students are responsible for disinfecting the slab roller and pottery wheels after each use – wipes and gloves will be provided by the AAM.

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

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Starts Starts: 4/6/2021 6:00 PM
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Class Size Class size: 3 seats
Class is Full. Please call 508-222-2644 x10 to be placed on our waiting list.
Muddy Masterpieces: HAND-BUILDING w/Sandra Barrett For Adults 18+ (Thursday Night In-person)
 
This 8-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Thursday evenings for adults 18+.

Discover the joys of creating in clay while receiving hands-on instruction in hand-building techniques. Learn about pinch pot, slab and coil techniques to create unique masterpieces in clay. Projects include slump tableware, vases, bird houses and more! Techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. This class is for beginner and intermediate levels and provides students with guided instruction. It is not an open studio.

Students provide some materials:
• Clay tool kit (must include a pin tool, sponge, rib and various sculpting tools)
• Selection of synthetic brushes for glazing (any brand)
• A piece of raw canvas – at least 12” x 18” (placemat size) for wedging
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available).

Materials fee covers 25lbs of clay, firing fees and glaze. Students will work with a selection of Museum "in house" glazes. If a desired glaze is not included in the Museum's "in house" glaze selection, please connect with the instructor. We may be able to order your desired glaze at an additional cost.

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information. *** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. *** Communal wedging tables will not be used. Students will wedge clay as needed at their seat in the classroom. The slab roller will be available, students are responsible for disinfecting the slab roller and pottery wheels after each use – wipes and gloves will be provided by the AAM.

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

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Starts Starts: 4/8/2021 6:00 PM
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Class Size Class size: 2 seats
Muddy Masterpieces: WHEEL-THROWING w/Sandra Barrett For Adults 18+ (Thursday Night In-person)
 
This 8-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Thursday evenings for adults 18+.

Discover the joys of creating in clay while receiving hands-on instruction in wheel-throwing techniques. Develop and hone your centering, trimming & pulling skills while creating unique vessels such as bowls, mugs and cylinders. Experiment with fun finishing processes like mark-making, handles, cut outs and more! This class is for beginner and intermediate levels and provides students with guided instruction. It is not an open studio.

Students provide some materials:
• Clay tool kit (must include a pin tool, sponge, rib and various sculpting tools)
• Selection of synthetic brushes for glazing (any brand)
• A piece of raw canvas – at least 12” x 18” (placemat size) for wedging
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available).

Materials fee covers 25lbs of clay, firing fees and glaze. Students will work with a selection of Museum "in house" glazes. If a desired glaze is not included in the Museum's "in house" glaze selection, please connect with the instructor. We may be able to order your desired glaze at an additional cost.

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information. *** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. *** Communal wedging tables will not be used. Students will wedge clay as needed at their seat in the classroom. The slab roller will be available, students are responsible for disinfecting the slab roller and pottery wheels after each use – wipes and gloves will be provided by the AAM.

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

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Starts Starts: 4/8/2021 6:00 PM
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Class Size Class size: 3 seats
Class is Full. Please call 508-222-2644 x10 to be placed on our waiting list.
NEW! Experimental Drawing: Works on Paper w/Lisa Granata For Adults 18+ (Virtual)
 
This 8-week class is held virtually via Zoom on Thursday evenings for adults 18+. The Zoom invitation is included in the confirmation email. 

Discover the wonderful world of “works on paper” while pushing the boundaries of traditional drawing techniques. Students will expand their visual and critical thinking by playing with unique and unexpected materials, methods and concepts in drawing media. Demonstrations will be presented on collage, ink wash, stencils, mixed media applications and more! Focus will be on developing individual progress and self-expression. Students have the freedom to choose their subject matter for each material inspiration. Class is geared towards beginner and intermediate levels. Students provide materials.

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Image (above) by Johnathan Good.

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Starts Starts: 4/8/2021 6:30 PM
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Class Size Class size: 12 seats
Intermediate & Advanced Painting w/Lisa Granata For Adults 18+ (Virtual)
 
This 8-week class is held virtually via Zoom on Friday evenings for adults 18+. There is no art class on Friday, May 28th - please mark your calendars. The Zoom invitation is included in the confirmation email. 

Emphasis will be given on developing your skills in professional painting techniques. Explore color, perspective, mark making and personal style while working from life and your imagination. Attention given to composition, value, color theory and painterly processes. Students provide materials.

Download an Intermediate & Advanced Painting Materials List

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Starts Starts: 4/9/2021 6:30 PM
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Painting with Color w/Susan Bauer For Adults 18+ (Virtual)
 
This 8-week class is held virtually via Zoom on Friday mornings for adults 18+. There is no art class on Friday, May 28th - please mark your calendars. The Zoom invitation is included in the confirmation email. 

This class is designed to develop or strengthen your skills for all aspects of color mixing: Hue/color, value, warm/cool, intensity/saturation and opposites/complementary. Students will create their own value and color charts and use these charts to expand and explore the use of color in their acrylic paintings. Students will work from direct observation through the use of still life arrangements, as well as the use of photographs to expand on subject matter. Excellent for all levels! Students provide materials. 

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Starts Starts: 4/9/2021 10:00 AM
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Class Size Class size: 12 seats
NEW! Artful Frame of Mind – Teen Art Studio w/ Lisa Granata For Ages 14-17 (In-person)
 
This 6-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday afternoons for ages 14-17.

Assignments will be designed to strengthen each student’s portfolio and will focus on depicting mood, emotion, attitude and point-of-view. Make a statement with your artworks and concentrate on how each of these elements will evoke a reaction from the viewer. Students will work in graphite, ink and charcoal. Emphasis will be on personal style and experimentation will be encouraged. Open to beginner and intermediate levels.

Students provide materials. Please bring the following supplies to art class each week:
• Mixed media paper pad (recommended brands: Blick or Strathmore) – at least 14” x 17” or larger
• Fine point & ultra-fine point combo Sharpie marker (black)
• Kneaded eraser
• Vine charcoal (small package)
• Charcoal pencils (one of each – black & white)
• HB drawing pencil
• Pink Pearl eraser
• Black waterproof ink, 1-2 fluid ounces is fine (recommended brands: Speedball or Higgins)
• Round brush size #10 for all media (any brand)
• Metal hand-held pencil sharpener
• Roll of masking tape
• Optional: colored pencils (any brand)
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available).

*** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. ***

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information

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Starts Starts: 4/10/2021 12:45 PM
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Class Size Class size: 9 seats
Class is Full. Please call 508-222-2644 x10 to be placed on our waiting list.
NEW! Down to EARTH! Clay Hand-building w/Sandra Barrett For Ages 9-13 (In-person)
 
This 6-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday afternoons for ages 9-13. Tuition cost includes materials.

Create imaginative & unique hand-building projects that focus on pinch pot, slab and coil techniques. Demos of techniques will be shown and discussed. Make a coil plant pot with ceramic cacti, slab coasters with pressed leaves and springtime pinch pot garden gnomes – the more the merrier!

Students will not be sharing clay or tools. Each student will be given sanitized clay tools in a bin, labeled with their name, for use during this class session. At the end of each class, tools will be cleaned by the student and then placed back in their bin for the following week. The instructor will portion and pass out clay for each student using gloves. 

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

*** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. ***

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information

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Starts Starts: 4/10/2021 12:30 PM
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Class Size Class size: 5 seats
Class is Full. Please call 508-222-2644 x10 to be placed on our waiting list.
NEW! Getting Down To Fine Art – Drawing Essentials w/Lisa Granata For Ages 9-13 (In-person)
 
This 6-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday mornings for ages 9-13. 

Focus on working from observation and your imagination while honing your skills in professional drawing techniques. Explore graphite, ink & charcoal and find inspiration from the masters of drawing such as John Singer Sargent, Leonardo da Vinci and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. This class is project based and is perfect for the serious young artist! Open to beginner and intermediate levels.

Students provide materials. Please bring the following supplies to art class each week:
• Mixed media paper pad (recommended brands: Blick or Strathmore) – at least 11” x 14” or larger
• Fine point & ultra-fine point combo Sharpie marker (black)
• Kneaded eraser
• Vine charcoal (small package)
• Charcoal pencils (one of each – black & white)
• HB drawing pencil
• Pink Pearl eraser
• Black waterproof ink, 1-2 fluid ounces is fine (recommended brands: Speedball or Higgins)
• Round brush size #10 for all media (any brand)
• Metal hand-held pencil sharpener
• Roll of masking tape
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available)

*** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. ***

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information

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Starts Starts: 4/10/2021 10:00 AM
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Class Size Class size: 9 seats
Class Full
NEW! Hippos, Hedgehogs & Hamster Houses in Clay w/Sandra Barrett For Ages 5-8 (In-person)
 
This 6-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday mornings for ages 5-8. Tuition cost includes materials.

In this hands-on clay class, students will learn the basics of hand-building such as pinch pot, slab and coil ceramic techniques while creating spring inspired artworks. Get muddy and messy while making spiny pinch pot hedgehogs, slab inspired hamster houses and giant hippos using coil techniques.

Students will not be sharing clay or tools. Each student will be given sanitized clay tools in a bin, labeled with their name, for use during this class session. At the end of each class, tools will be cleaned by the student and then placed back in their bin for the following week. The instructor will portion and pass out clay for each student using gloves. 

We're saving energy during our kiln firings. All artworks created during this class will be available for pickup within 2-3 weeks after the final class. An email notification will be sent out. We encourage students to take photographs of the artworks they created during this session for reference during pickup.

*** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. ***

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information

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Starts Starts: 4/10/2021 10:00 AM
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Class Size Class size: 5 seats
Class Full
NEW! Masterpiece Mash-up – Kids Drawing w/Cathy Martin For Ages 5-8 (In-person)
 
This 6-week class is held in-person at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday mornings for ages 5-8.

For students who love to sketch… sketch… SKETCH! Sharpen your skills in drawing while exploring fun techniques in line, shading and perspective. Create artworks in both color and black and white. Let a unique master artist such as M.C. Escher, Edgar Degas and Paul Klee, known for their drawing expertise, inspire your artwork each week!

Students provide materials. Please bring the following supplies to art class each week:
• 11” x 14” mixed media paper pad (recommended brands: Blick or Strathmore)
• Fine point Sharpie marker (black)
• Kneaded eraser
• Compressed charcoal sticks (at least 2) – black (recommended brand: Generals)
• Soft pastels set, small – must include white and the primary colors: red, yellow and blue (recommended brands: Artist’s Loft or Blick)
• HB drawing pencil
• Pink Pearl eraser
Recommended art materials sources are Greg Dorrance Co. in Attleboro, MA (508)-222-6255 www.gregdorrance.com or BLICK ART MATERIALS in Providence, RI (401) 331-3780 www.dickblick.com (curbside pickup available)

*** PLEASE NOTE, as stated in the W. Charles Thompson Museum School Handbook: Art classes and workshops may transition to a virtual format (via Zoom) due to a change in health & safety mandates. ***

Download the AAM’s Spring Health & Safety Information

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Starts Starts: 4/10/2021 10:00 AM
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Class Size Class size: 9 seats
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