Classes and workshops calendar published May 4, 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.
Button Bouquet: May 12, 2 p.m., $5; this colorful button bouquet will make the perfect pop of spring color, preregistration required.
Summer sign: May 19, 2:30 p.m., $32; D & H Design will help you put together a fun summer sign, all supplies provided, pre-registration required.
Little Art session: May 25, 2 to 5 p.m., free; create art to be on display in our Little Art Galleries around Willmar.
Milan Village Arts
Milan Village Arts classes complete schedule is 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: email@example.com. The art school has several studios. Check the website for studio dates and more information. Upcoming classes listed by registration deadline are:
Shrink box magic: May 31-June 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; instructors Bill Rickard and Scott Johson; beginner and above, minimum age 18; you will remove the bark from a section of a green tree or branch, hollow it out, fit the bottom in and carve and fit the lid; tuition $200, supplies $30; registration deadline May 17.
Tool sharpening demystified: June 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; instructor Paul Linden; beginners and above, minimum age 16; focus on the process of sharpening and maintaining various edge tools for woodworking with hands-on opportunity to take a tool to perfect sharpness; tuition $75, supply fee $25; registration deadline May 21.
Kolrosing, a Scandinavian tradition: June 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; instructor Ty Thornock; beginners and above, minimum age 14; specially designed knife is used to cut fine lines into the wood which is backfilled with pigments; tuition $90, registration deadline June 4.
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.
The Spoon Gathering: June 2-4, all day and into the evening, tickets will be limited, no walk-ins on Saturday; family friendly event for those interested in wood spoon carving and traditional handcrafts.