Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom


Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom Pysanky are the beautiful, elaborately decorated eggs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions. While they may look difficult to make, learning the design technique is quite easy. You will learn the step by step process used to create these jewels and a little bit of the history behind these small works of art. It’s a lot of fun [Read More...]

Poetry Chapbook Manuscript Workshop led by Vasiliki Katsarou & John Wall Barger


744 Poetry Chapbook Manuscript Workshop led by Vasiliki Katsarou & John Wall Barger Spend a day at the Museum with Dodge poet and editor Vasiliki Katsarou and guest poet John Wall Barger, who will guide poets in assembling individual poems into a chapbook-length manuscript. Participants will learn how to order, group, and title their poetry collections, and will also be advised on what to include or exclude. [Read More...]

Poetry of Visual Art Workshop with MaryAnn Miller


840 Poetry of Visual Art with MaryAnn Miller Of course, the Greeks had a word for it. Ekphrasis is poetry about visual art.  Starting with examples from ancient and contemporary poetry we’ll explore a new way to look at and write about art. Your instructor will provide art as inspiration as you learn to “read"  a painting or sculpture, gather words, and shape poems using tried [Read More...]

Friday Night Figure Study (Open Studio)


Friday Night Figure Study - Open Studio Age: Adults and teens, 18 and up Time: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m 1st and 2nd Friday of the month Open studio, uninstructed with a facilitator $15 per session Upcoming dates: NOTE: THE DECEMBER 14th CLASS IS CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE We offer an open studio in which artists may draw or paint from a [Read More...]

Intermediate to Experienced Drawing, Painting & Watercolor with Lena Shiffman


Intermediate to Experienced Drawing, Painting & Watercolor with Lena Shiffman Bring your favorite medium, then develop your own unique, personal style and paint what you love in this class that covers a wide range of topics and techniques. Various still life subjects will be provided for inspiration, but students are encouraged to bring their own photos or objects to work with. You’ll receive personal attention and helpful [Read More...]

A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei


891 A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei - Sunday, March 22 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Check-in & Coffee 10:00 -11:00 a.m. Lecture by Archie Brennan: Tapestry Weaving Today - An Open Creative Journey 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lecture by Susan Martin Maffei: Modern Tapestry's Connection to Ancient Cultures of the Americas 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Break 1:30 - [Read More...]

Handweaving Tapestries For Kids with Carol K. Russell


890 Handweaving Tapestries For Kids with Carol K. Russell Ages 6 & up Tuition: $40; member: $30 Instructor: Carol K. Russell Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19 Join tapestry artist and curator, Carol K. Russell, and learn how to weave your own tapestry.  After a brief tour of the artworks in the exhibition Contemporary International Tapestry, children will learn a simple method of hand-weaving to design [Read More...]

“Furniture at the Collision of Conceptual Art and Craft” Lecture & Tour with curator, Liz K. Sheehan


890 "Furniture at the Collision of Conceptual Art and Craft" Lecture and Guided Tour with Liz K. Sheehan Discomfort: Experiments in Furniture, Function, and Form takes as a starting point ideas presented by Donald Judd, Joseph Kosuth, and Yayoi Kusama: three contemporaries who, for a brief moment in the 1960s, employed furniture to debate some of their generation’s most pressing questions about the role and function [Read More...]

The Art of Glass Fusing


The Art of Glass Fusing Learn the fun and fascinating art of glass fusing. Participants  design and create several pieces of art and/or jewelry from a variety of colors, shapes and sizes of fusible glass.  The instructor will show you how to cut and break glass safely and provide insight into glass types, compatibility, technique, firing temperatures and the different styles of kiln fusing.  All [Read More...]

Storytime & Art Making (Ages 2 & up with an adult)


Storytime & Art Making Inspire your budding artist with this one day workshop.  We'll read a story about animals, colors, and the cold days of Winter.  Registration is required. Space is limited; please contact the Museum to reserve your place. Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this class.  Ages: 2 and up, with an adult companion Tuition: Free [Read More...]

Comics, Manga, Animé (Ages 8 – 12) – ONLINE


Comics, Manga, Animé Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM and contact Joan Gavornik with any questions or concerns. Materials for this class are provided by HAM. Curbside pick up information will be sent to enrolled students prior to the first class. POW! WHAM! BAP! This action-packed comics class covers everything [Read More...]

Gallery Time (Ages 5 to 8)


Gallery Time This class combines object-based learning with hands-on art making.  Each week students will get a quick tour of the galleries, find inspiration in what they see, and work on great art projects.   Join the fun, meet new friends and celebrate your love for art!  SPRING - 715 Age: 5–8 Time: 5:00–6:30 p.m. 6 Fridays:  April 22, 29, May 6, 13, [Read More...]