Continuing Education Classes

Welding and Forging for Artists and Designers

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Spring 2019
In this class, students will learn the basics of blacksmithing and welding.  We will explore steel and copper metalwork with several skill-driven projects, including spatulas and ladles, too...

Portrait Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Spring 2019
Portraiture is specific and general, timely and timeless. It informs us about a particular individual while revealing something about us all. The portrait, whether a painting or drawing, inv...

Guitar and Dulcimer: Design and Construction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Sculpture & 3D
Spring 2019
In this course, students learn to make their own stringed instruments and develop fine woodworking skills. The course begins with designing and building a uniquely American instrument: the A...

Drawing for Illustration and Figurative Art

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Drawing
Fall 2018
This course combines frequent drawing sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts, in-class workshop assignments and at-home drawing exercises. Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional fi...

Digital and Experimental Animation: Introduction

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Media Arts
Fall 2018
This introductory course focuses on bringing still and moving images to life through a wide variety of applications including Photoshop, After Effects, Dragonframe and Premiere Pro. By becom...

Portrait Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Fall 2018
Portraiture is specific and general, timely and timeless. It informs us about a particular individual while revealing something about us all. The portrait, whether a painting or drawing, inv...

Guitar and Dulcimer: Design and Construction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Sculpture & 3D
Fall 2018
In this course, students learn to make their own stringed instruments and develop fine woodworking skills. The course begins with designing and building a uniquely American instrument: the A...

Drawing for Illustrators and Figurative Artists

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing, Illustration
Spring 2019
This course combines frequent drawing sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts, in-class workshop assignments and at-home drawing exercises. Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional fi...

Color Theory for Artists and Designers

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Spring 2019
What is color, and how has it been used historically, symbolically, and culturally across many disciplines and virtually all areas of art? Whether you are interested in fashion, design, fine...

Digital Approaches to Illustration

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
This course is equally intended for students interested in a pure digital approach, and those who want to learn how the power of the computer can enhance and streamline a traditional workflo...

Around the Ring: Metal Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Fall 2018
Rings are one of the most popular forms of jewelry: symbols of commitment, indicators of status or expressions of personal taste. In this class we will explore both history and contemporary ...

Art as Process

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Foundations
Spring 2019
This course is for individuals who want to transform and develop their artistic practice and visual awareness. Art as Process is an intensive studio class focusing on experimentation and cre...

Lithography: Art of the Multiple

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Print & Paper
Spring 2019
Have you ever wondered how posters, board games, photos and illustrated books got produced before modern technology? Have you ever admired the works of Toulouse-Lautrec, Goya or M. C. Esche...

Art as Process

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
Fall 2018
This course is for individuals who want to transform and develop their artistic practice and visual awareness. Art as Process is an intensive studio class focusing on experimentation and cre...

Basics of Ceramics

Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Ceramics
Fall 2018
An introduction to creating basic ceramic vessels and sculptures. Through demonstrations and hands-on learning, students will learn both wheel and hand-building techniques and participate in...