Art

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Online under select class descriptions

Call: 614.715.8022
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Hot Glass Studio Nights–Summer Wednesdays (Ages 16+)

Wednesdays, through August 27, 6–9pm
Create your own suncatcher orb with the help of a professional glassblower. No experience necessary. Advance registration is encouraged by the end of Monday prior to each Wednesday class, but walk-ins are accepted (up to 10 students total).
$54 members; $60 non-members

July Watercolor Gardens

Saturdays, through July 26, 1–4pm
The Conservatory’s biomes and gardens serve as inspiration and subject matter in this four-week series that uses various painting techniques each week. July 19: Lily-of-the-Valley (Cold colors); July 26: Pansies (Using complementary colors). Download a supply list. Led by Mindy Newman.
$18 members; $20 non-members (per class)

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Candy Bowl

Thursday, August 14, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass candy bowl with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advanced registration is encourage by the Tuesday prior to each class, but walk-ins are accepted (up to 6 students total). 


$72 members; $80 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Bud Vase

Thursday, July 24 or August 21, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful, hand-blown glass bud vase with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advanced registration is encourage by the Tuesday prior to each class, but walk-ins are accepted (up to 6 students total). 
$72 members; $80 non-members

Photographic Diversity: Shooting Butterflies and Bonsai

Saturday, July 26, 10am–2:30pm (with 30-minute break for lunch)
Various photographic techniques are explored with images taken of the Conservatory’s exhibitions. Students are challenged to learn new photographic techniques, capture unique compositions, and participate in a constructive review. Bring your camera and tripod. Led by Tim Neumann of Soft Lite Studios.
$100 members; $125 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Tumbler

Thursay, July 31 or August 28, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass tumbler with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advanced registration is encourage by the Tuesday prior to each class, but walk-ins are accepted (up to 6 students total). 
 
$72 member; $80 non-member

Hot Glass Studio Night: Hummingbird Feeder

Thursday, August 7,  6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass hummingbird feeder with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old.
$72 members; $80 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Pumpkin

Thursday, September 4 or October 2, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass pumpkin with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advanced registration is encourage by the Tuesday prior to each class, but walk-ins are accepted (up to 6 students total). 
 
$54 member; $60 non-member

Blue Butterflies: Cyanotype Workshop

Sunday, September 21, 11am–2pm
Guest artist Tasha Lewis shares the history and the modern reality of the cyanotype process that harnesses the power of the sun to create permanent blue and white photographs. Each student will expose, develop and manipulate double-sided cyanotype prints on fabric, focusing on the imagery of butterflies.
$30 members; $35 non-members

Personal Glassblowing Sessions

By appointment, April through December
Work alongside a professional gaffer and create colorful pieces of glass artwork during this three-hour class. No previous glassblowing experience is necessary. Session is limited to two participants. For more information or to register, call Mark Miller at  614.715.8030.
$225 members; $250 non-members