COVID-19 Policies for Non-Music Class Students
  • Please note: no refunds will be given for cancellations made after 5 business days prior to the start of class.
  • Class may be moved to virtual if required.
  • No refunds will be given if class format changes to either virtual or in-person.
  • $20 credit card processing fee for all cancellations

From classes in ceramics, acrylics, painting, stained glass, calligraphy, creative writing and new classes added each semester, the Academy of the Arts offers our patrons the opportunity to explore new interests and learn from a wide variety of artists in our community. We also have art for children ages 6-11. Classes run every fall and spring as well as some classes are available over the summer.

If you do not see a class that you were expecting to be available check back soon as classes are added as they become available, or reach out to us by email.

Antiques
TBA
Veteran instructor Dan Brooks leads this popular class on an engaging journey through history, informing the present by studying the past. 18+
Instructor: Dan Brooks
Art for Children (Ages 6-8)
Session B: Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m., October 12-November 30 *No class on November 23
Cost: $215 with $25 supply fee
Students will learn about famous artists and their methods of creating art. We will work with paint, graphite, clay, glass, and paper to make works of art. Students will be encouraged to develop their own styles, and to experiment with different methods to hone their art skills. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Art for Children (Ages 9-11)
Session B: Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., October 13 – December 1
Cost: $215 with $25 supply fee
Students will learn about famous artists and their methods of creating art. We will work with paint, graphite, clay, glass, and paper to make works of art. Students will be encouraged to develop their own styles, and to experiment with different methods to hone their art skills. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 8 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Fused Glass Jewelry and Christmas Ornaments
Wednesdays, 12-2 p.m., October 14 – December 2 *No class on November 25
Cost: $215 with $60 supply fee
Students will learn 3 methods for making fused glass jewelry pieces. Each student will make several pieces. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Painting I: Acrylics
Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., October 15-December 3 *No class on November 26
Cost: $215
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of painting. Color mixing, color theory and composition will be covered during this course. This course will also demonstrate the benefits of using a limited palette. Ages 18+
Instructor: Scott Thompson

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Pottery: Hand-Building
Session B Afternoon: Mondays, 12-2 p.m., October 19 –December 7 *No class on November 23
Cost: $215 with $35 supply fee
Students will explore methods of hand-building, wheel-throwing, glazing and decorating pottery. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Stained Glass: Copper Foil Method
Session B - Afternoon: Tuesdays, 12-2 p.m., October 13-December 1 *No class on November 24
Cost: $215 with $75 supply fee
Students will learn to use a pattern to cut and shape glass, apply copper foil, and solder to finish a beautiful stained glass window. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Stained Glass: Copper Foil Method (Evening)
Session B - Evening: Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., October 13 – December 1 *No class on November 27
Cost: $215 with $75 supply fee
Students will learn to use a pattern to cut and shape glass, apply copper foil, and solder to finish a beautiful stained glass window. Students are required to wear a mask. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Instructors

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Dan Brooks
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Emily Kelley
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Steve Logan
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Nicki Masterson
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Scott Thompson
Instructor
Academy of the Arts