Classes and Workshops

The Studio program offers classes and workshops for adult students of all levels in our well-equipped studios. Classes and workshops are taught in a variety of media including ceramics, painting, drawing, jewelry, fiber arts, book arts, and collage. Classes vary in length and duration and are offered four sessions per year starting in September, January, April, and July.

Spring Quarter begins April 6, 2016.

Registration begins March 3 for Palo Alto residents and March 10 for non-residents.

Classes and workshops are listed below. Click on the class name for full description and to register.

To see the full City of Palo Alto online catalog of classes, including those at the Art Center, go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/paloalto.

 
For more information call 650.617.3525 or email Fanny Retsek at fanny.retsek@cityofpaloalto.org.


Class code  Instructor Day Dates Time $Res/NonR
BOOK & PAPER ARTS                                                                                                                                       
Box Making: Beyond the Rectangle  7929   Ginger Burrell  Fri  4/15-6/17  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $250/$287
Layered Leporello  7957  Victoria May  Sun  5/15  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $100/$115
Hand Papermaking and
Cast Paper Sculpture
 7951  Jacqueline Mallegni  Sun  6/26  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $130/$149
CERAMICS                                                                                                                                                            
Ceramics  7930  Lynne Meade  Mon  4/11-6/20  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics  7935  Doris Fischer-Colbrie  Tue  4/12-6/14  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Wheel Throwing  7936  Jonathan Huang  Wed  4/13-6/15  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Hand Building  7933  Malia Landis  Thu  4/14-6/16  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Sculpture and Hand Building  7934  Wesley Wright  Thu  4/14-6/16  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics  7931  Gary Clarien  Sat  4/16-6/18  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Self-Directed Projects  7932  N/A  N/A  4/12-6/19  Drop-in hours  $330/$379
FOUNDATIONS                                                                                                                                                   
Introduction to Art  7939  Richard Becker  Thu  4/14-6/16  10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  $207/$238
Spark! Fueling the Creative Habit  7960  Elizabeth Foggie  Wed  5/11-6/8  7-9 p.m.  $150/$172
DRAWING                                                                                                                                                             
Quick Figure Sketch  7938  Jim Smyth  Fri  4/8-5/20  1:30-4:30 p.m.  $210/$242
Visual Storytelling:Keeping
an Illustrated Journal
 7961  Daniele Archambault  Sat  4/9-5/7  10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  $150/$173
Visual Storytelling:Keeping
an Illustrated Journal
 7937  Daniele Archambault  Tue  4/12-5/10  7-9:30 p.m.  $150/$173
Fashion Design  7945  Chiara Gasparini  Sun  4/24  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $230/$265
Drawing Out of the Box  7947  Michal Gavish  Sun  6/5  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $90/$104
PAINTING                                                                                                                                                               
Understanding Acrylics  7954  Richard Becker  Tue  4/12-6/14  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $250/$287
Landscape in Oil  7953  Brigitte Curt  Wed  4/6-5/25  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $240/$276
Painting - Beginning and Beyond  7952  Ann McMillan  Thu  4/7-6/16   7-10 p.m.  $250/$287
Watercolor  7955   Richard Becker  Sat  4/16-6/18  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $250/$287
Tape and Spray Watercolor  7948  Zoya Scholis  Sun  6/12  10 a.m.-3 p.m.  $110/$127
JEWELRY                                                                                                                                                             
Precious Metal Clay  7942  Stephanie North  Wed

4/27-6/15
no class 5/4&5/25

 7-10 p.m.  $162/$186
PHOTOGRAPHY                                                                                                                                                   
Exploring Digital Photography Session 1  7956  Conrad Johnson  Sat  4/9-4/23  1:30-4:30  $120/$138
Exploring Digital Photograhy Sesion 2  7940  Conrad Johnson  Sat  6/4-6/18  1:30-4:30  $120/$138
DIGITAL ARTS                                                                                                                                                      
Mobile (iPad) Art
Session 1
 7949  Caroline Mustard  Wed   4/13-5/11  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $180/$207
Mobile (iPad) Art
Session 2
 7950  Caroline Mustard  Wed  5/18-6/8  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $180/$207
CREATIVITY                                                                                                                                                          
Creative Rituals: Transitions
and New Beginnings
7946  Elizabeth Foggie

Sun 

 5/22

 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $120/$138
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016