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Adult & Teen Workshops & Classes

NEW Online Classes and Workshops Available!

Check the Links Below for the Latest Offerings
 

The CMA offers courses available in a wide range of media, scheduled for weekdays and weekends throughout the day and evening, there's a class to fit every schedule, budget, and interest! Courses are available for adults plus children and teens, (including a Summer Art Camp).
 

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Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesday

Advanced

Begins 01/05/2021, Ends 03/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/03/2021

12 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this 12 week course in our ceramics studios! Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills will enjoy this class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth during this class. Advanced students with five sessions or the equivalent, (or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor) will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild to deepen their understanding of the process.

*Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.
*Class size is limited to only 8 students to ensure safe social distancing.
*New clear plexi glass dividers have been installed in between pottery wheels.
*Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increase to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be moved to virtual classes instead.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/06/2021, Ends 03/24/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/04/2021

12 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this 12 week course in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.
*Class size is limited to only 8 students to ensure safe social distancing.
*New clear plexi glass dividers have been installed in between pottery wheels.
*Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increase to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be moved to virtual classes instead.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/07/2021, Ends 03/25/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/05/2021

12 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Now offering this 12 week course in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.
*Class size is limited to only 8 students to ensure safe social distancing.
*New clear plexi glass dividers have been installed in between pottery wheels.
*Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increase to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be canceled.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 12:30pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/07/2021, Ends 03/25/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/05/2021

12 Thursdays, 12:30 PM-02:30 PM

104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Now offering this 12 week course in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.
*Class size is limited to only 8 students to ensure safe social distancing.
*New clear plexi glass dividers have been installed in between pottery wheels.
*Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increase to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be canceled.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Classic Watercolor From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/10/2021, Ends 02/14/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/07/2021

6 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Ted Lawson

Now offering this six week course online! Explore the versatility of watercolor painting from home. Whether you are a beginner just starting out or have been painting for years there is something for everyone in this course. Interact online with instructor Ted Lawson and fellow students through virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. All experience levels welcome.

*Supply list available the first day of class.
*Cost NOT included (approximately $55 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Drawing with Fire: Wood Burning From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/10/2021, Ends 02/14/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/07/2021

6 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Christy Davis

Now offering this six week course online! Interact online with instructor Christy Davis and fellow students watching virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more. The art of wood burning and pyrography has been around since the time fire was discovered. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques to achieve different effects in wood burning for small to medium size projects. Students will be given time to practice, and create with Christy's help and live feedback. All skill levels welcome.

*Supply list available the first day of class.
*Cost NOT included (approximately $90 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Classic Acrylic

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/12/2021, Ends 02/16/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/10/2021

6 Tuesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this six week course in our classrooms! Whether you are an experienced painter or beginner wanting to dabble in something more, this class is for you! Learn a variety of acrylic painting techniques through learning how to paint subjects from real life observation. Some drawing experience preferred but not required.

*Supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $30 or less depending on supplies already owned).
*Class size is limited to only 9 students to ensure safe social distancing. Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use. If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increases to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be moved to virtual classes instead.

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Wire Wrapped Stone Jewelry From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/13/2021, Ends 02/17/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/06/2021

6 Wednesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Alex Draven

Now offering this six week course online! Explore the creative world of wire wrapped stone jewelry making from the comfort of home in this unique class. Interact online with instructor Alex Draven and fellow students watching virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Students will be given time to practice, and create with help and live feedback. Discover the basics of wire and stone wrapping to begin making your own jewelry. Experience is not needed as artist Alex Draven walks you through the introductory steps in creating a custom piece of your own design!

*Cost includes all supplies except stones to be purchased by student.
*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $132.00 per person (Cost for Members: $106.00)

 

Finding Mindfulness Through Artist Trading Cards From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/14/2021, Ends 01/14/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/07/2021

1 Thursday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Amy Hope

Now offering this new one-time workshop online! In conjunction with the Art for Health & Healing Program, the Canton Museum of Art welcomes you to a special mindfulness art series that focuses on slowing down, relieving stress, and learning to use creativity to increase awareness of self and be present in the moment. Join our registered art therapist, Amy Hope, as she directs you through the creative process of creating artist trading cards, which are miniature pieces of art that are traded around the world. Also, learn about the exhibit "60 Proof: Six Decades of the Whiskey Painters of America" and discover this unique group of artists, their fun way of getting together to create art, and how they also share in the tradition of sharing artwork with others. After the workshop, mail in your own finished card or cards and we will mail you back another student's work!

*Cost includes all supplies.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Figure Drawing

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/16/2021, Ends 02/20/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/14/2021

6 Saturdays, 12:00 PM-02:00 PM

102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this six week course in our classrooms! Enjoy the creative processes of drawing the human figure in this exciting class mixing both classic and modern figure drawing. Students will learn to use various life drawing techniques utilizing image references and videos of the human figure (some drawing references will include nude models). Kit will tailor instruction to your individual needs and interests. All experience levels welcome.

*Supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $20 or less depending on supplies already owned).
*Class size is limited to only 9 students to ensure safe social distancing.
*Students will be required to wear a mask, maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize work station after each use.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System increases to a Level 4 Public Emergency or makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be moved to virtual classes instead.

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Whiskey Tasting with Whiskey Painters

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/26/2021, Ends 01/26/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/19/2021

1 Tuesday, 07:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online, The Barrel Room, 7901 Cleveland Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

Instructor: Variety of Speakers

Now offering this NEW workshop online! Sip, relax, and deepen your whiskey knowledge through this special one of a kind workshop from the comfort of home. Inspired by the exhibit "60 Proof: Six Decades Of The Whiskey Painters Of America". Enjoy a flight of 4 different types of whiskey as Barrel Room Director, Keri Sullivan, walks you through the nuances of each one. Discover the different types of whiskey, whiskey glasses, how to hold your glass, and even how whiskey is made through a short virtual visit to a distillery. Then hangout with members from the Whisky Painters of America and listen to interesting stories about the fun and unique ways these painters share in their love for camaraderie, painting, and whiskey.

Two Options:
* Free to attend virtually with preregistration
* Cost includes whiskey kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop at The Barrel Room in North Canton.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure kits are available.

Cost: $26.00 per person (Cost for Members: $21.00)

 

Edible Art Arrangements From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 02/09/2021, Ends 02/09/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/02/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this NEW workshop online! Have you always wanted to try to make your own fruit arrangement but never knew what materials to buy or where to start? Inspired by the exhibit, "In the Garden: Nature's Beauty from the CMA Collection". Enjoy a night of edible fun as our instructor guides you through the process step by step on how to make one of these simple arrangements of your very own.

*Cost includes all supplies except fruit. A list of recommended fruits will be emailed 4 days prior to workshop.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $38.00 per person (Cost for Members: $31.00)

 

Giant Paper Flower Workshop From Home

Designed for grades 7 to Adult

Begins 02/23/2021, Ends 02/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/16/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this new one-time workshop online! Join us for this larger than life workshop creating these beautiful giant decorative flowers. Inspired by the exhibit, "In the Garden: Nature's Beauty from the CMA Collection". Create from the comfort of home using a pre made kit to make your own unique flower. Once you have mastered the basics to create one, the sky is the limit for how many more you can make making your floral fantasy come true.

*Cost includes all supplies.
*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Adult Finger Painting From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 03/09/2021, Ends 03/09/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/02/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Erica Emerson

Now offering this NEW one time workshop online! Get messy and become a kid again with this fun adult finger painting workshop inspired by the exhibit, "Dancing in the Light: Masterworks from the Age of American Impressionism". Our teaching artist will make painting easy and fun by instructing you step-by-step through re-creating this painting inspired by Claude Monet's, Water Lilly paintings. Explore the freedom and spontanous mark making that thick acrylic paint and your fingers can create. We provide everything you need including the canvas, paint, and table covering to make clean up a breeze. Whether you are an aspiring artist or just looking to explore your creative side, you are sure to create a painting that is uniquely yours.

*Cost includes all supplies.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $28.00 per person (Cost for Members: $23.00)

 

Finding Mindfulness Through Self Care Box From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 03/18/2021, Ends 03/18/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/11/2021

1 Thursday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Amy Hope

Now offering this new one-time workshop online! In conjunction with the Art for Health & Healing Program, the Canton Museum of Art welcomes you to a special mindfulness art series that focuses on slowing down, relieving stress, and learning to use creativity to increase awareness of self and be present in the moment. Join our registered art therapist, Amy Hope, as she directs you through the creative process of creating a beautiful self-care box inspired by the exhibit, "In the Garden: Nature's Beauty from the CMA Collection". In the Garden is a reminder that nothing in nature blooms all year so don?t expect yourself to do so either. Join us for a mindful workshop of becoming aware of what we need to give ourselves. Create from the comfort of home using a variety of materials utilizing collage and drawing to create a box representing "The gift you need to give yourself".

*Cost includes all supplies.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $22.00 per person (Cost for Members: $18.00)