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 is here!
Quarter dates: April 4-June 19, 2017.

Registration begins March 2 for Palo Alto residents and March 9 for non-residents.

Classes and workshops are listed below. Click on the class name for full description and to register or download the
PDF of the catalog.

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
CERAMICS                                                                                                                                                                          
Ceramics  9633  Lynne Meade  Mon

 4/10-6/19
no class 5/29

 7-10p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics  9638  Scott Jennings  Tue  4/11-6/13  10a.m.-1p.m.  $330/$379
Wheel Throwing  9639  Jonathan Huang  Wed  4/5-6/7  7-10p.m.  $330/$379
Hand Building  9636  Julia Feld  Thu  4/13-6/15  10a.m.-1p.m.  $330/$379
Sculptural Ceramics  9637  Michal Niv   Thu  4/13-6/15  7-10p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics  9634  Gary Clarien  Sat  4/15-6/17  10a.m.-1p.m.  $330/$379
Sculpting Animal Heads Workshop  9254  Wesley Wright

Sat &  Sun

 6/3, 6/4,  6/10 & 6/11 Sat: 1:30-4:30p.m. Sun: 10 a.m.-4p.m.  $350/$402
Sculpting Animal Heads, Glaze Workshop   9252  Wesley Wright  Sun  7/2  10a.m.-4p.m.  $75 all
Self-Directed Projects  9635  N/A  N/A  4/11-6/18  Drop-in hours  $330/$379
Ceramics Drop-In Pass  9814  N/A  N/A  4/11-6/18  Drop-in hours  $75 all
FOUNDATIONS                                                                                                                                                                 
Introduction to Art  9642  Richard Becker  Thu  4/13-6/15  10a.m.-12:30p.m.  $207/$238
DRAWING                                                                                                                                                                           
Assemble Your Drawing Toolkit  9641  Ann McMillan  Wed  4/12-5/2  7-10p.m.  $250/$287
Quick Figure Sketch  9640  Jim Smyth  Fri

 3/31-5/26  no class 4/7

 1:30-4:30p.m.  $240/$276
Visual Storytelling: Keeping an
Illustrated Journal
 9650  Daniele Archambault  Tue  4/4-5/2  7-9:30p.m.  $150/$173
PAINTING                                                                                                                                                                            
Understanding Acrylics  9648  Richard Becker  Tue  4/11-6/13  10a.m.-1p.m.  $250/$287
Painting Landscapes in the Studio  9647  Brigitte Curt  Wed  4/5-5/24  10a.m.-1:00p.m.  $240/$276
Painting - Beginning and Beyond  9646  Cheryl Battiato  Thu  4/13-6/15   7-10p.m.  $250/$287
Watercolor  9649  Richard Becker  Sat  4/15-6/17  10a.m.-1p.m.  $250/$287
Large-Scale Tape and Spray Watercolor Workshop  9816  Zoya Scholis  Sun  4/23  11a.m.-4p.m.  $120/$138
JEWELRY                                                                                                                                                                           
Jewelry Fabrication
Level 1
 9644  Edith Schneider  Tue  4/11-6/13  7-10p.m.  $300/$345
Jewelry Fabrication
Level 2
 9645  Edith Schneider  Wed  4/12-6/14  1:30-4:30p.m.  $300/$345
Precious Metal Clay  9643  Stephanie North  Wed

5/3-6/14
no class 5/24

 7-10p.m.  $162/$186
MIXED MEDIA & FIBER ARTS                                                                                                                                       
Meet the Media: Watercolor Workshop  9652  Ann McMillan  Sun  4/16  10a.m.-3p.m  $100/$115
Meet the Media: Oil Painting Workshop  9632  Ann McMillan  Sun  4/30  10a.m.-3p.m.  $100/$115
Meet the Media: Encaustic Workshop  9815  Ann McMillan  Sun  5/14  10a.m.-3p.m  $100/$115
Batik a Silk Scarf Workshop  9633  Joy-Lily  Sun  5/21  11a.m.- 4p.m.  $105/$120
Radical Stitchery Workshop  9631  Victoria May

Sat & Sun

 6/10 & 11 Sat: 1:30-4:30p.m. Sun: 10 a.m.-4p.m.  $175/$199
PRINTMAKING                                                                                                                                                                   
Monotype Workshop  9651  Gloria Huet

Sun 

 6/4

 10a.m.-4p.m.  $100/$115
SCULPTURE                                                                                                                                                                          
Soft Sculpture Workshop  9228  Zoya Scholis  Sun  3/19 10:30am-3:30pm  $120/$138
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017