Adult & Teen Classes
Adult and teen classes are taught by community artists who have personal and creative experience within their areas of instruction. Students are eligible to attend these classes at the age of 13. Advance registration is required and all necessary supplies are provided.

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Jewelry: Wire Designs
Thursdays: July 6, 13, 20; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $75; General Public $100
Experience this introduction to jewelry making using various tools and simple techniques to cut, form, texture and finish brass wire into wearable art.
Instructor: Heather Kita





Acrylic Painting: Combined Designs
Saturdays: July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12; 1-3:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $110; General Public $130
Further your understanding of experimental acrylic painting techniques in this class that will encourage students to create thoughtful compositions. Learn to use simple image transfer methods to combine Art Deco and Art Nouveau design elements seen in the galleries to create original compositions with balance and interest.
Instructor: Matt Jones


This class is currently full. Please click here to submit your name and phone number to be added to a wait list.



Intro to Photography
Sundays: July 9, 16, 23; 1-3 pm
Joslyn Members: $42; General Public $52
Learn the ins-and-outs of digital photography in this class that will teach you to make the most of your camera’s settings and functions. Students will spend time in the studios and in the Museum’s public spaces to take photographs and explore photographic possibilities. Students need to bring a digital camera.
Instructor: Jim Ferguson





Oil Painting Fundamentals
Thursdays: July 20, 27, August 3, (no class August 10), 17, 24, 31; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $100; General Public $120
Artworks from the Museum’s collection will provide insight to oil painting approaches and subjects. Students will learn the basics of color mixing, layering, glazing, and application techniques.
Instructor: Rachel Mindrup





Jewelry: Cut Metal
Thursdays: July 27, August 3, 10; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $100; General Public $125
Build on your jewelry making skills as we learn to cut, hammer, and treat thin sheets of metal to create original designs with inspiration from the galleries.
Instructor: Heather Kita





Photography: High Fashion
Sundays: July 30, August 6, 13, 20; 1-3 pm
Joslyn Members: $80; General Public $95
Learn to shoot with a costumed model in a variety of settings to create photographs with inspiration from the neo-classical French Court, 20th-century café society, and contemporary fashion. Students need to bring a digital camera.
Instructor: Jim Ferguson





Jewelry: Lost Wax
Thursdays: August 17, 24, 31; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $125; General Public $150
Learn the basics of making jewelry using the lost wax casting process. Students will learn to carve and shape hard wax to create unique jewelry objects. Students’ carefully modeled designs will then be executed at a workshop that specializes in casted jewelry.
Instructor: Heather Kita