Classes & Workshops

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Discover Engaging Classes & Workshops For All Ages & Skill Levels!

WheatonArts provides wonderful opportunities to explore various art forms, aesthetics, and cultures through interactive creative experiences. Explore multi-session classes, intensives, and workshops designed to accommodate various ages, skill levels, and time schedules. Many classes/workshops are open to teenagers, encouraging multi-generational experiences. All classes take place within the scenic grounds and facilities of WheatonArts. Registration deadlines are typically one to two weeks prior to the scheduled class date. Gift Cards are also available! 

Click on the links below to explore our 2024 class offerings: 

DRAWING/PAINTING

Explore designing characters and compositions with acrylics, gouache, pencils, and watercolors to morph the familiar with the unfamiliar to express your worldly vision! 

Image of a painted egg on top of a circular black stand resting on and in front of a soft white backdrop. The egg has been painted red with small white vertical lines dividing the egg into even sections. There is also another thin white line around the middle of the egg. In the center of these lines extend two orange three-petal flowers with yellow centers and two yellow stamens. There is one flower on one side of each line as they mirror one another. Each flower is outlined in white and has a swirly white line extending from the middle where the flowers meet.

STAINED GLASS

Learn the fundamentals and create your own stained glass projects using the copper foil technique! 
Must be 14 or older to participate.

Fill by number stained glass piece being assembled of an arm's muscles as it holds an egg.

BASKET WEAVING

Explore the timeless art of basket weaving, providing both functionality and aesthetic appeal! 

Image of a NJ Market Basket in front of a white background. The basket is woven, rectangular, light brown, and has a handle standing up in the middle.

YOUNG ARTISTS

For ages 7 to 12 years old, this beginner course in pastel drawing will inspire them to express themselves through art. 

A pastel painting used for the Introduction to Soft Pastels for Young Artists workshop of a tree next to a road with tall grass around it, and a rock on the right side of the road, in front of a bright skyline painted yellow, pink, purple, red, and blue. Below the skyline is a row of looming grey mountains.

ENCAUSTICS (Wax)

Experiment with wax as an artistic medium!
Designed for ages 16 & older.

An encaustic painting by workshop instructor Sandra Koberlein with a design of a bee at the top over a beige portion is the subject of the image. There are several stripes of white & green with several small dots of yellow & large dots of blue below the beige portion.

HOLISTIC CREATIVITY

Discover the holistic approach to Creativity! Practice effective methods that can heal and revitalize your creative process. These take place virtually via Zoom. 

An orange circle with a picture of a purple sky with a yellow sun over a blew bending river and green ground, is in front of a grey background, as part of a logo, to the left of a picture of a person sitting with a thought bubble full of green plants, coming from them.

Cancelation Policy: Refunds will be given up to one week prior to the beginning of the workshop. After this time, your workshop fee is non-refundable. WheatonArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to minimal enrollment. If cancellation occurs, WheatonArts will refund all workshop fees. A $25.00 fee will be charged to those who do not show up for their appointment. We require 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment; otherwise, it will be considered a no-show, except in the case of illness. Are you feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19? Please stay home. Appointments can be rescheduled by phone or email. 

Questions? Please contact us at 856.825.6800, ext. 152 or by emailing museumstores@wheatonarts.org

 

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