From printmaking to nature inspired watercolors and creative journaling we’ve got the visual art workshop that is right for you no matter your age or budget. We are ready to help you start or continue your creative journey. Explore the options:

printmaking suppliesPrintmaking Studio

Get ready to explore the art of printmaking and monotypes. You will have the opportunity to learn the step by step process used to make an edition of prints or collection of monoprints. Throughout the eight weeks, older adults and Riverway Learning Community High School students will work side by side and independently in this inter-generational setting. Participants and their families will be invited to celebrate their artwork on Nov. 19th, from 4:30- 6:30pm in MCA’s Galleria Valencia.

Day/Dates:  Sept. 24-Nov. 12, exhibit opening Nov. 19

Times: 3-4:30 pm

Ages: Adults 55+

Instructor(s): B. Haupt

Cost: $18, includes all supplies*

Location: Classes will take place at Riverway Learning Community, 1733 Service Dr. Ste. 18, Winona, MN

*Discounted thanks to a Seeding vitality Arts MN initiative grant made possible through Aroha Philanthropies.

Creative Journaling

Take time out of your day to channel your inner artist in written and visual expression. This process-based approach to creating will allow attendees to learn techniques in drawing, painting, and mixed media while using a journal format. Your intuition will guide you as you fill the pages.

What to expect: Guided lessons on multiple techniques, open-ended work time to experiment in each session, access to materials of interest & a welcoming environment conducive for artistic growth.

Day/Dates:  Mondays, Sept. 23-Oct. 14

Times: 5:30-6:30 pm

Ages: 14- Adult

Instructor(s): B. Haupt

Cost: $45 includes all supplies, including a journal

child with artworkNature in Color

Explore the beauty and mystery of nature and watercolor paints at the same time. Nature will inspire as you learn new painting techniques, how to mix colors, and have fun expressing yourself through this vibrant medium.

Day/Dates:  Mondays, Sept. 23-Oct. 14

Times: 4:30-5:30 pm

Ages: 1st-3rd grade

Instructor(s): B. Haupt

Cost: $59 includes all supplies

photo of young artistReflections Visual Arts Workshop

Come join MN PTA (Parent Teacher Association) Reflections Arts chair, Lori Ortega in an art class that will utilize the 2019-20 Reflections them, “Look Within.” Express yourself through art! This hands-on, creative class, where each student will create their own art work.

Day/Dates:  Saturday, Nov. 9

Times & Ages: 11-12:30 pm, grades K-2

1 pm- 2:30 pm, grades 3-6

Instructor(s): Lori Ortega

Price: Free, but registration required

Selfie Inspired

Follow the footsteps of famous artists such as Picasso, Van Gogh, and Frida Kahio and learn the tricks and techniques of a variety of self-portrait styles. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to admire that beautiful face in the mirror and play with exciting materials.

Day/Dates:  Mondays, Oct. 28-Nov. 18

Times: 4:30-5:30 pm, 1st-3rd grade

5:30-6:30 pm, grades 4+

Instructor(s): B. Haupt

Cost: $59

 

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