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.

Summer Quarter begins July 11, 2016.

Registration begins May 26 for Palo Alto residents and June 2 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                                                                                                                                           
Themed Star Book  8423  Victoria May  Fri  7/15-8/19  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $150/$172
CERAMICS                                                                                                                                                                 
Ceramics  8328  Lynne Meade  Mon  7/11-8/15  7-10 p.m.  $199/$229
Ceramics  8333  Doris Fischer-Colbrie  Tue  7/12-8/16  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $199/$229
Wheel Throwing  8334  Jonathan Huang  Wed  7/13-8/17  7-10 p.m.  $199/$229
Hand Building  8331  Malia Landis  Thu  7/14-8/25
no class 8/11
 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $199/$229
Ceramic Sculpture  8332  Wesley Wright  Thu  7/14-8/25
no class 8/11
 7-10 p.m.  $199/$229
Ceramics  8329  Gary Clarien  Sat  7/16-8/20  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $199/$229
Self-Directed Projects  8330  N/A  N/A  7/12-8/20  Drop-in hours  $199/$229
Advanced Wheel Throwing Workshop  8441  Gary Clarien  Sun  8/21  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $100/$115
Ceramics Drop-In Pass  8417  N/A  N/A  7/12-8/20  Drop-in hours  $45 all
FOUNDATIONS                                                                                                                                                       
Introduction to Art  8335  Richard Becker  Thu  7/14-8/18  10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  $125/$144
Spark! Fueling the Creative Habit  8346  Elizabeth Foggie  Wed  7/20-8/17  7-9 p.m.  $150/$172
DRAWING                                                                                                                                                                 
Drawing Around the Art
Center
 8347  Rebecca Bui  Fri  7/15-8/19  1:30-4:30 p.m.  $125/$144
PAINTING                                                                                                                                                                   
Understanding Acrylics  8342  Richard Becker  Tue  7/12-8/16  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $140/$161
The Art of Chinese Brush Painting  8349  Ming-Chien Liang  Wed  7/13-8/10  12-2:30 p.m.  $125/$144
Painting - Beginning and Beyond  8341  Ann McMillan  Thu  7/7-7/28   7-10 p.m.  $120/$138
Watercolor  8343   Richard Becker  Sat  7/16-8/20  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $140/$161
Daily Painting Practice Workshop  8340  Ann McMillan  Sun  7/24  10 a.m.-3 p.m.  $100/$115
JEWELRY                                                                                                                                                                 
Jewelry Fabrication
Level 1
 8338  Edith Schneider  Wed  7/13-8/17  1:30-4:30 p.m.  $180/$207
Jewelry Fabrication
Level 2
 8339  Edith Schneider  Tue  7/12-8/16  7-10 p.m.  $180/$207
Precious Metal Clay  8337  Stephanie North  Wed

7/6-8/17
no class 7/27

 7-10 p.m.  $162/$186
Intermediate Chain Making Workshop  8336  Edith Schneider  Sat  7/30&8/6  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $200/$230
PHOTOGRAPHY                                                                                                                                                       
Photography - People, Places and Pets  8344  Conrad Johnson  Sat  7/16-8/20  1:30-4:30  $215/$247
MIXED MEDIA                                                                                                                                                           
Radical Stictchery  8345  Victoria May  Sun   7/31  10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $100/$115
Mixed Media: The Artist Book That Has It All!  8350  Dorit Elisha  Sun  8/21 10:30a.m.-4:30p.m.  $120/$138
PRINTMAKING                                                                                                                                                          
Monotype Workshop 8351  Gloria Huet

Sun 

 7/17

 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $100/$115
SCULPTURE                                                                                                                                                             
Drawing in Space Workshop  8348  Mitra Fabian  Sun  8/14  10 a.m.- 4 p.m.  $100/$115
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2016