Visual Arts Center
Special November & December Hours

 Wednesday November 25
Open 10am-4pm

 Thursday November 26
CLOSED- Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday November 27
Open 10am-5pm

Saturday November 28
Open 10am-4pm

 Monday December 21, Tuesday December 22, Wednesday December 23
Open 10am-4pm

 Thursday December 24

 Friday December 25

 Saturday December 26

Monday December 28, Tuesday December 29, Wednesday December 30
Open 10am-4pm

 Thursday December 31

 Friday January 1
CLOSED-Happy New Year!

 Saturday January 2



Fiber & Wood Arts 101: An Introduction to the Lathe

Tuesday, December 1-15, 6-8:30pm

Tuition: $65.00
Experience: Beginner, no prior experience

Discover the exciting world of woodturning in this class designed for the absolute beginner! Jerry will direct you how to safely use the lathe, from machine set-up through tool usage. You will have an opportunity to experiment with a variety of different cuts and finish with the creation of a small bud vase!


Fiber & Wood Arts 101:Knitting for Beginners

Tuesday, December 1-15, 6-8:30pm

Tuition: $55.00
Experience: Beginner, no prior experience

A Paramount first! Learn the fundamental basics of knitting to get you started; from stitches, casting on, casting off and much more! Create a fun and simple to follow project, perfect for the beginning knitter!


Glass and Jewelry 101: Adventures in Glass Holiday and Ornament Edition

Monday, November 30th – December 7th, 10am-Noon

Tuition: $65.00 (includes materials to make 6 ornaments and 1 sushi plate)
Experience: Beginner, no prior experience

Design your own beautiful heirloom ornaments and a decorative plate, perfect for holiday treats, in this beginner level fusing class! Ruth will guide you with tips and techniques as you design and create your own seasonal decorations in this fun and friendly class!

Glass and Jewelry 101: Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

Saturday, December 5th, 9am-4pm

Tuition: $100.00 (all materials provided)
Experience: Beginner, no prior experience

Learn the basics of working with Precious Metal Clay  (PMC) and how easy it is to design and create beautiful fine silver jewelry. This clay is comprised of fine silver particles suspended in an organic binder. It can be rolled, folded, shaped, stamped and carved. After drying and kiln firing during class the pieces are polished and a patina can be applied. Each piece is 99.9% pure silver. No sawing, drilling, or hammering. All tools are provided; bring a bag lunch and your creativity!


Painting and Drawing 201: Beyond the Basics of Acrylics Workshop

Saturday, December 5th, 9:30-3:30

Tuition: $75.00
Experience: Prior experience preferred

Dan will help you take your acrylic painting to the next level in this continuation of his introductory course. Building off the brush techniques covered in his first class, Dan will show you how to use composition to lead your eye through a piece and create a beautiful acrylic landscape.


Painting and Drawing 201: Don Andrews’ Landscape Workshop

April 5th- 8th, 9-4pm

Tuition: $375
Experience: Prior experience preferred

Through the language of watercolor, we artists can explore the world around us in fresh, exciting and personal ways. The lessons in Don’s landscape workshop are geared to a better understanding of that personal exploration. Each day, Don will stress a major visual concern; light, color, granulation, organizing nature and utilizing negative space are just a few subjects to be addressed. Don’s class isn’t geared to any specific level of achievement; rather artists at all levels will benefit from a more intimate understanding of the painting possibilities available in the exciting world of landscape painting. This workshop will be packed with demonstrations, discussions, individual help, personal and group critiques.



Painting and Drawing 101: Watercolor Greeting Cards

Wednesday,December 2nd -9th, 6-8:30pm

Tuition: $45.00 (Includes cards and envelopes)
Experience: Beginner, no prior experience

Join us for this fun Paramount first! Design and create your own original cards painting with watercolors, as Elly guides you through the process step-by-step. We will complete up to 10 notecards or cards, great for the holidays or everyday use! This class is perfect for the beginner!