ADULT CLASSES

Winter Spring 2023

CERAMICS  BOOK HERE

Beginning Wheel Throwing – Ages 16+
Learn the basics of throwing pottery with an understanding of ceramic terms and processes needed to use the pottery studio safely and independently. Topics include centering clay, throwing basic forms, crafting handles and glazing. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.) All levels welcome; if you are taking this course and have experience, please know that only beginning instruction will be provided.

M 10:00am-12:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6
– No Class February 20th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-BEGWHEEL-1.1

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS- BEGWHEEL-1.2
M 10:00am-12:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 13, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24
– No Class March 20
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-BEGWHEEL-2.1

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 30, April 6, 13, 20 April 27, May 4
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-BEGWHEEL-2.2

Continuing Wheel Throwing – Ages 16+
This class is designed for those who have beginning wheel throwing experience and want to further their skills. Learn to improve your fundamentals, throw faster and larger, and elevate your glazing techniques. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.)

W 10:00am-12:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-CONTWHEEL-1.1

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26
– No Class March 22
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-CONTWHEEL-2.1

Beginning Handbuilding – Ages 16+
Explore fundamental clay forming techniques including pinching, coiling, and slab forming, and gain an understanding of ceramic materials and glazing. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.)

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-BEGHAND -1.1

W 10:00am-12:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26
– No Class March 22
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-BEGHAND-2.1

Teapot Creation – Ages 16+
The teapot is a pillar of ceramic tradition. Teapots are used functionally as often as they are displayed decoratively, but the way that they are constructed is what makes them interesting to the ceramic artist. This course covers the techniques required to successfully create your own teapot: a thrown body and lid, a pulled handle, and spout. This class is designed for those who have beginning wheel throwing experience and want to further their skills by assembling constructed parts. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.)

TH 10:00am-12:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-TEAPOT-1.1

Continuing Handbuilding – Ages 16+
Further develop your handbuilding skills such as pinching, coiling, hard and soft slab construction, and learn to add flair through finishing touches such as feet and handles and combination techniques to grow your personal style in clay. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. Prerequisite: Beginning Hand Building. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule).

TH 9:30am-11:30am
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-CONTHAND-2.1

Ceramics Guided Open Studio – Ages 16+
Guided Open Studio is all about working on your own projects at your own pace, without instruction. Each week an instructor will be present to show unique demonstrations, give pointers, tips, and feedback, but you will be working independently on projects. Take your ceramic work to the next level in this stimulating creative environment tailored to improving your specific projects. Prerequisite: Students must have taken Beginning or Continuing Handbuilding or Wheel Throwing at the museum. To use the wheel students must have successfully completed Beginning or Continuing Wheel Throwing. To handbuild, students must have completed any clay course.

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-GUIDEDSTUDIO-1.1

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25
– No Class March 21
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-GUIDEDSTUDIO-2.1

Ceramic Jewelry Creation 2-Week Class
Bring together your artistry and your sense of fashion with this 2-week ceramic jewelry course! Wearing art is an ancient tradition, and ceramic jewelry predates many forms of fashion across the globe. Create your own pendant necklace, brooch, and earrings with a professional teaching artist. On the first day of class you will create and glaze the ceramic parts of your jewelry set, which will then be fired by the museum before the second class. The second week of class you will assemble your set with cord, clips, and hooks. This is a beginner level course and clay forming experience is not required! Supplies included.

SA 2:00pm-4:00pm
$75
Session 2
March 18th & 25th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-CERAMICJEWELRY-2.1

Pottery Sampler 16+
Have you ever been curious about working with clay, but felt unsure of committing to a whole course? Then this is the class for you! Pottery Sampler allows you to come into our Ceramics studio and try out working with clay on the potters’ wheel. After the single session, you will select one piece and we will dry, fire and glaze your work (you will select the glaze color.) Once your work is completed you will be contacted for pickup. Supplies and firing included.

TH 5:15pm – 8:15pm
$60
Session 1
January 19th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-POTTERYSAMPLER-1.1

F 1:30pm – 4:30pm
$60
Session 2
March 10th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23CERAMICS-POTTERYSAMPLER-2.1

 

DRAWING  BOOK HERE

Intro to Drawing – Ages 16+
Drawing is a fundamental form of expression that is useful for creating all art forms as well as communicating ideas visually. With the aid of our skilled teaching artists, learn to grow your drawing technique regardless of your experience level. This class is designed for the novice or those wanting a refresher. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-INTRODRAW-1.1

TH 9:30am – 11:30am
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-INTRODRAW-2.1

Portrait Drawing – Ages 16+
Learn to draw a portrait working from a cast, face cast and photo references. Students will learn about forms, values, tones and lines. With the knowledge of what lies beneath the skin, coupled with learning about structural planes, you will have a better understanding to complete a portrait. An Intro to Drawing course prior to this course is recommended. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-PORTRAIT-2.1

Portrait Drawing 1-Day Intensive
Ever dreamed of drawing a portrait, but thought it would be too challenging? Set amongst the art in the museum’s gallery, this class immerses students in a crash course of how forms, values, halftones, hard/soft lines, and relationship lines can be used to construct the face. With the knowledge of what lies beneath the skin, coupled with learning about structural planes, students will gain understanding of how to complete a portrait from a photo reference. Beginning students and those with prior experience are welcome! A one-hour lunch break is held at the midpoint of the class, so bring along a sack lunch or plan to visit a local restaurant. Materials provided. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

SA 9:30am – 4:30pm
Ages 16+
$100
Session 1
February 4th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-PORTRAIT-1.1

Figure Drawing – Ages 16+
If you want to learn anatomy and how to draw the figure, this course is for you. Students will learn to develop the figure through proportion, shape, value, relationship lines, and gestural-action lines. You will use techniques for developing volume through half tones, highlights, and cast shadows in a variety of materials. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

TH 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-FIGURE-1.1

F 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-FIGURE-2.1

All About Ink
Ink is a material that crosses boundaries in the world of art. Ink can be applied with a brush, it can be held in a pen, dipped into with a stylus, or even applied dry. Artworks made of ink can be representational or abstract, and ink can be grayscale or packed with color. This course is about exploring, experimenting with, and learning about the wonderful world of ink! Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 6:15pm – 8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23DRAW-INK-1.1
 

PAINTING  BOOK HERE

Acrylic Painting – Ages 16+
Learn the foundations of acrylic paints and work with concepts of color theory, color mixing, textures, and brushwork techniques. Each session will explore different topics and subjects of acrylic painting. This is a beginner’s class but can also be a valuable refresher for artists of every level. Supplies not included. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-ACRYLIC-1.1

TH 6:00pm-8:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-ACRYLIC-1.2

TH 6:00pm-8:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-ACRYLIC-2.1

Intro to Watercolor and Gouache – Ages 16+
Discover the joy of working with watercolor and gouache paints, where a wide range of foundational techniques and brushwork styles are covered. Watercolor and gouache paints are versatile and are great for beginning painters as well as those who are looking to sharpen their skills. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-WATERCOLOR-1.1

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26
No Class March 22
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-WATERCOLOR-2.1

Intro to Oil Painting – Ages 16+
If you have ever marveled at an oil painting made by great historical painters and wondered how they controlled their medium, then this course is your answer! Using a photographic reference of your choice, you will be guided toward creating an original oil painting through the traditional techniques of the masters. Beginning oil painters and those who are looking to sharpen their skills are welcome. (Note: No Turpentine is allowed, Terpenoid only.) Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

F 9:30am-11:30am
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-INTROOIL-1.1

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25
No Class March 21
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-INTROOIL-2.1

Botanical Painting & Drawing – Ages 16+
Botanical arrangements and specimens are a staple in the history of art. The challenges and rewards of capturing the beauty of the natural world results in not only an amazing image, but also increased skill with your medium. In this acrylic painting and pencil drawing course, learn to tune your eyes to the delicate details and colors of flowers, plants, and other botanical forms. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-BOTANICAL-1.1

Plein Air Painting – Ages 16+
Take a breath of fresh air and get your paintbrushes ready for the outdoors! Using the natural views around the museum and other nearby off-site locations, students will develop their observational painting skills using acrylic paint. Each session is different; sign up for one or several! Students and instructor will meet at off-site locations. Prerequisite: rudimentary understanding of acrylic painting required. Class schedule subject to change in the event of inclement weather. Supplies not included. Easels are available to rent from the museum for $10. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

SA 10:00am-12:00pm
$40
January 21st
Location: Rotary Community Garden
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-PLEINAIR-1.1

SA 10:00am-12:00pm
$40
March 11th
Location: Museum Peace Garden
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-PLEINAIR-2.1

Abstract Painting & Medium Exploration
Interested in learning to harness that effortless yet elegant look of an abstract painting? Abstract painting is a symphony of marks and mediums that describe emotions, space, memory, and intuition. Whether you explore and express, or to create a decorative work for your home, lose yourself in your canvas with expert guidance on mark making and acrylic paint mediums! Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 9:30am – 11:30am
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25
– No Class March 21
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-ABSTRACT-2.1

Painting Sampler 16+
It’s time to start learning to paint! Grab a brush, a canvas, and paint – but which paint? Acrylic, and Watercolor, and Gouache, oh my! With all the choices available it can be hard to know which paint is best for you. This workshop will make it easy to know by introducing you to the working properties of Acrylic, Watercolor, and Gouache paints. In the end you will gain insightful tips and tricks from our knowledgeable instructor and have created your own handy reference guide on paper. This is an introductory level experience, and no prior experience is required. Sample our painting classes just ahead of each Fall term in case you are curious! Supplies included.

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$40
Session 1
January 18th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-PAINTSAMPLER-1.1

F 1:00pm – 3:00pm
$40
Session 2
March 10th
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PAINT-PAINTSAMPLER-2.1

 

PHOTOGRAPHY  BOOK HERE

Photo Foundations – Ages 16+
Regardless of your experience level, our Photo Foundations series is designed to grow your skills in photography. The course is broken up into two-week mini classes that each address a different deep dive into photography. If you have no experience at all, you could sign up for all six segments this fall, but if you have experience and want to skip one of the mini classes, no problem!
Digital camera required. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$60

Control Your Camera – Learn how to control your camera settings such as shutter speed, ISO, F/stop, exposure compensation, and white balance.
January 25, February 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-1.1

Lighting – Learn the significance of lighting. Illuminate your understanding of how professional photographers think about the use and type of light colors and temperatures.
February 8, 15
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-LIGHTING-1.2

Objects In Motion – Learn to capture objects in motion, and how to create stylistic effects with your camera’s settings.
February 22, March 1
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-MOTION-1.3

Basic Editing – Learn basic editing features included in most cameras, and how to train your eye to select the best one of all those shots you took!
March 15, 29
– No Class March 22
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-EDITING-2.1

Telling Stories – Learn to tell stories through your photographs through arrangement of a series, selection of images tied to a greater narrative, and understand the power of cropping shots while shooting and in post-production.
April 5, 12
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-STORYTELLING-2.2

Advanced Technique – Learn advanced technique discussion and small group critiques in a supportive environment that will help you elevate your photography to the next level!
April 19, 26
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-ADVTECHNIQUE-2.3
 

Sewing  BOOK HERE

Sit & Sew – Ages 16+
Whether you are an absolute beginner or someone who wants a refresher on hand sewing, this course is for you. In this class, participants will learn and practice basic hand sewing techniques. The class is held in the main museum gallery to provide a beautiful view and a relaxing environment for calm sewing sessions. Students are welcome to bring their own articles of clothing to repair, embellish, or practice on. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

F 9:30am-11:30am
$170 Members I $180 each session
Session 1
January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23SEW-SITSEW-1.1

F 9:30am-11:30am
$170 Members I $180 each session
Session 2
March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS23SEW-SITSEW-2.1
 

PRIVATE + GROUP LESSONS  CONTACT US

Private Class Lessons
Looking for one on one instruction? Private classes are great for artists that are interested in developing their skills and advancing them to the next level. These special lessons are especially great for artists who prefer focused one on one instruction or for someone who can’t make it to a scheduled group class. All students who are interested should contact the museum for more information at 954-340-5000 or email Daniel Listwan at dlistwan@coralsprings.org. Please include the times, days, and class subject you are interested in. Let us help create a class just for you! We look forward to developing your next private class experience.

In Person Class ID # MUS1V1-MUS1V1F

*Each session is 1hr at $60 per session.
Register for as many sessions as you would like.