Classes and workshops calendar published Aug. 24, 2022
Art classes and meetings in the area
Willmar Community Center
Classes scheduled at the Willmar Community Center. To register, call 320-262-5288 or visit willmarparks-rec.com .
Little Art Session: Aug. 24, 3 to 6 p.m., free, at the Willmar Public Library. Create art to be on display in our community art galleries.
Milan Village Arts
Milan Village Arts classes have been scheduled with the complete schedule on the website. Members receive a discount on tuition. Supply fees are paid to the instructor at the end of class. To register or for more information on any of these workshops call 320-734-4807 or visit the website at www.milanvillageartsschool.org ; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The art school has several studios. Check the website for studio dates and more information. Summer classes listed by registration deadline are:
Gudbrandsal style rosemaling: Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; instructor Clarice Dieter; beginner and above, minimum age 15; paint a round box in the Gudbrandsal style; tuition $55, box information and supply list upon enrollment, advance purchases required; registration deadline Sept. 24.
Wood bowl turning: Oct. 22-23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; instructor Steve Mullins; beginner and above, minimum age 16; learn the basic skills needed to turn a wooden bowl on a lathe from “green” unseasoned wood; tuition $230, supplies $45; registration deadline Oct. 8.
Weaving rugs: Nov. 4-6, Friday evening through Sunday; instructor Diana Soehren; learn the basics of preparing fabrics, choosing a design, warping and beginning to weave on Friday; continue to work on their projects Saturday and Sunday; members who have taken this workshop have access to the Loom Room to work on their own projects; tuition $90, supplies $10 or more; registration deadline Oct. 22.
Picture Framing: fall dates to be determined, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, instructor Brian Wolf returns from Germany twice a year to teach this class, beginners, minimum age 16; members who have taken this workshop have access to the Framing Studio to work on their own projects; tuition $105.
Open carving night: carvers of all persuasions are invited to meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the school to carve and network. Free.
Silver Studio: open to all those that have taken beginning silversmithing and are MVAS members. Fee is $10 for evening and $20 for all day.
Weaving Studio: open to those with experience with looms or have taken the weaving rugs class and are MVAS members; by appointment or join a weaving group, no fee; looms are maintained with warp at no cost.
Framing Studio: a fully functional framing workshop open to those who have taken the framing workshop and are MVAS members; $5 hour, $10 for half day, $20 full day; by appointment only.