Arts Workshops (Samplings)

Intended either for all ages, or for mature teens – adults, these hands-on experiences survey a wide variety of media. Past topics have included printmaking, pastels, sculpture, theater, and more. Workshops are free of charge, include introductory materials, and are typically 2-hours long.


Arts Workshops (In-Depth)

Based on overwhelming interest in our adult workshops, we are planning multi-day/week experiences for adults. These courses require pre-registration, and will be available for the low cost of $10-$20, with materials included.


Art Demos

Artists working in a range of media demonstrate their process, at three times throughout the year.


Technical Workshops

Such as “Don’t Be Afraid of Your Taxes,” annual crash course in taxes and bookkeeping by local experts. 2019 times and dates TBA.

Past Opportunities

"Le Petit Studio": Toto Kisaku's Theater Workshop for Kids

In this workshop, participants create all the elements of a play – costumes, scenery, sound effects etc. – from beginning to end, with award-winning director, actor and playwright, Toto Kisaku.

“BEETLE-mania!”: Art + Science w/ sculptor Gar Waterman

This hands-on workshop and presentation previewed the artist’s exhibition “Beauty and the Beetle,” at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (2017). Participants of all ages learned all about beetles, Gar’s sculpture, and enjoyed sculpting a scarab.

Pastel Workshop for Adults w/ Kate Henderson

Artist Kate Henderson facilitated this free introductory hands-on workshop. Participants were introduced to different papers, types of soft dry pastels, underpainting, blending, and proper fixing. Some basic materials provided.

Printmaking Workshop For All Ages w/ Tom Edwards

The whole family was welcomed to join master printer Tom Edwards in a printmaking demonstration and hands-on workshop! Participants learned how to use a real etching press, and created their own dry point etching on plexiglass.