Adult Classes

MMofA adult classes are taught by professional artists in a variety of different mediums. Learn a new skill or hone your existing talent. From pottery, to painting and drawing, printmaking, glass fusing, and even alternative art forms like puppet-making and shell engraving, The Museum School encourages creative expression through anything we can get our hands on. No experience is required. All workshops are suitable for ages 15 and up, unless otherwise stated.

We are always looking to add a new art form to the mix! If you are a professional artist and would like to teach a workshop here, check out the Teaching Artist Project>>


  • Intro to Zentangle®: Mindfulness & Drawing with Yuko Jordan

    Three sessions to choose from: Tuesday, June 27, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. $60/$40 members Need to find a way to focus your busy life? Join Yuko Jordan as she teaches mindfulness through the art of Zentangle® in this introductory workshop. This […]

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  • Throwing Clay on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

    Monday-Friday, July 31- August 4 Morning Session: 10 a.m.– 1 p.m. OR Evening Session: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. $185/$140 members EARLY BIRD: $165/$120 members Register by 07/17/2017 for Early Bird Price  Give yourself one last vacation before school starts! This week-long intensive class will teach beginner and intermediate potters how to hone their skills. We […]

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  • Beginning Throwing on the Pottery Wheel

    Tuesdays, August 8 – September 26 10 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. OR Wednesdays, August 9-September 27 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. $185/$140 members EARLY BIRD: $165/$120 members Register by 07/26/2017 for Early Bird Price  Try something that you have always wanted to do by learning to throw clay on the pottery wheel! This class is for brand […]

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  • Unguided Studio Time: Extended Model Pose

    Fridays, August 11, 18, 25 12:30 – 3 p.m. $95/$65 members EARLY BIRD: $75/$45 members Register by 07/28/2017 for Early Bird Price  Enjoy unguided studio time to create artwork in your choice of medium from a live model. The model will pose in one extended pose for all three sessions. The longer pose lends itself […]

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  • Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel

    Tuesdays, September 5 – October 24 5:30 – 8 p.m. $185/$140 members EARLY BIRD: $165/$120 members Register by 08/22/2017 for Early Bird Price  Build on basic pottery wheel skills in this eight-week intermediate class. Participants will learn to refine their forms, throw larger pieces, and create more complex forms such as lidded jars. Students registering […]

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  • Abstract Mixed Media Landscape Painting with Dana Finimore

    Friday, September 22, 1-8 p.m. AND Saturday, September 23, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. $250/$205members EARLY BIRD: $230/$185 members Register by 09/08/2017 for Early Bird Price Join mixed media artist, Dana Finimore, for creative fun at The Museum School! This exciting workshop addresses creative ways of depicting nature by utilizing a more expressive approach versus laboring […]

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  • Drawing + Yoga: Anatomy of the Bend

    Wednesdays, October 4 – 25 2 – 4 p.m. $100/$70 members EARLY BIRD: $80/$50 members Register by 09/20/2017 for Early Bird Price Each session a different yoga instructor will act as model for this hybrid drawing class. Models will hold short poses for gesture drawing, moving into longer poses towards the end of the class. […]

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