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2023-01-0813:30

Nid: 8991

Classic Ceramics 1:30pm Sundays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/08/2023, Ends 03/26/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-06-2023

12 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-0815:30

Nid: 8990

Ceramics Independent Study (Prerequisite: 3 CMA Ceramics classes or more)

Advanced

Begins 01/08/2023, Ends 03/26/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-06-2023

12 Sundays, 03:30 PM-04:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Advanced ceramics students are now eligible for independent study at CMA! This option is available for a limited number of students that have taken at least three ceramics classes at CMA. Your registration fee provides access to the studio during open studio hours, a locker for storage, access to studio tools and equipment, and a professional teaching artist mentor available to get you setup and answer any questions you may have through email. Studio hours run from 1/8/23 - 3/26/23 which coincides with our winter ceramics class schedule. Students must be willing to sign a agreement and are capped at 50lbs of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students work, we are unable to accommodate production potters. Students with ceramics experience outside of CMA are not eligible for registration as students will need a strong working knowledge of CMA studio safety and procedures.

Additional costs, not included with cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$165
(Cost for Members: $132.00)
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2023-01-1018:30

Nid: 8992

Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesdays (Prerequisite: 3 CMA Ceramics classes or more)

Advanced

Begins 01/10/2023, Ends 03/28/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-08-2023

12 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! This class is available for advanced students that have taken at least three ceramics classes at CMA. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth during this class. Advanced students who have taken five or more CMA ceramics classes or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild to deepen their understanding of the process.

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-1118:30

Nid: 8993

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/11/2023, Ends 03/29/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-09-2023

12 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-1210:00

Nid: 8994

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/12/2023, Ends 03/30/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-10-2023

12 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-1213:00

Nid: 8963

Classic Ceramics 1:00pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/12/2023, Ends 03/30/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-10-2023

12 Thursdays, 01:00 PM-03:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-1218:30

Nid: 8964

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/12/2023, Ends 03/30/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-10-2023

12 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$195
(Cost for Members: $156.00)
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2023-01-1410:30

Nid: 8981

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Alyssa Reed & Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Be inspired by the world around you through visits to the Museum galleries and learning about famous artwork. Students will learn to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. Create unique 2D art projects using a variety of drawing and painting art materials. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies.

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$75
(Cost for Members: $60.00)
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2023-01-1411:45

Nid: 8982

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Alyssa Reed & Lindsey Wenck

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun and challenging class. Visit the galleries to see famous ceramic pieces first hand, tour the ceramics lab and learn the process that clay goes through from beginning to end. Create functional, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after class.)

*Cost includes all supplies.

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$94
(Cost for Members: $75.00)
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2023-01-1412:00

Nid: 8968

Advanced Still Life Drawing

Intermediate/Advanced

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 12:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Offering this 6-week course in-person! Inspired by the still lifes in the exhibit "Right Place, Right Time: Paintings by Robert Coleman Jackson." Delve into how artists create meaning through rendering objects and discover the historical significance of why the still life has been the most popular subject matter of all time! Explore deeper elements of composition, master copies, developing an image over time, sighting/measurement, drawing from life, and more. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. Kit Palencar will tailor instruction to your individual needs and interests. Some drawing experience required, intermediate to advanced drawing skills preferred.

*Supply list available the first day of class. Cost NOT included (Approximately $20 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$119
(Cost for Members: $95.00)
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2023-01-1413:00

Nid: 8983

Color Wonder

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Alyssa Reed

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Dive into a rainbow of color and immerse yourself in a color experience inspired by the exhibit "Color Wonder from the CMA Collection." Everywhere you look, color holds meaning. It evokes emotion, describes ideas, and conveys symbolism. Through creativity, students will create their own 2D art utilizing a variety of drawing and painting materials. Some of the projects include color theory, color symbolism, color science, and more! Discover the role of color in art and just how powerful colors can be.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$75
(Cost for Members: $60.00)
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2023-01-1413:00

Nid: 8984

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten with an Adult

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Parents, come play with your little artists as we draw, paint, sculpt, and create! Each week, students will gain inspiration while learning about a master artist and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$75
(Cost for Members: $60.00)
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2023-01-1414:30

Nid: 8969

Classic Watercolor

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/14/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-12-2023

6 Saturdays, 02:30 PM-04:30 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Whether you are a beginner just starting out or have been painting for years there is something for everyone in this course. Discover the versatility of watercolor through demonstrations, discussions and more! Kit Palencar will tailor instruction to your individual needs and interests. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes some supplies, supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $45 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$119
(Cost for Members: $95.00)
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2023-01-1513:30

Nid: 8970

CANCELED- Screen Printing

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/15/2023, Ends 02/19/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-13-2023

6 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Zachary Clifford

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Have fun exploring this stencil process while utilizing reduction printing, resist techniques, and the use of photo emulsion. Learn the basic techniques to make your own limited edition prints while experienced students will be able to work building skills to create zines, posters, t-shirts and more! All skill levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes most supplies, supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $35 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$149
(Cost for Members: $119.00)
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2023-01-1717:30

Nid: 8980

Character Illustration

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 01/17/2023, Ends 02/21/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-15-2023

6 Tuesdays, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Haylee Hawk

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration, and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message in your art. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies.

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$95
(Cost for Members: $76.00)
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2023-01-1718:00

Nid: 8965

Classic Glass Fusing

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/17/2023, Ends 02/21/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-15-2023

6 Tuesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Amy Pepperny

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Throughout this class, you will learn about the heating cycle of glass, how to use a kiln, plus the techniques to design unique pieces of your own design. Make jewelry, coasters, and bowls using slumping techniques to name a few projects. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies.
*$75 worth of materials included in class cost.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$255
(Cost for Members: $204.00)
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2023-01-1818:00

Nid: 8966

Silver Earring Jewelry

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/18/2023, Ends 02/22/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-16-2023

6 Wednesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Alex Draven

Offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Create and wear your own handmade pair of earrings. In this class, you will design either a dangle or post pair of sterling silver earrings set with cabochon stones of your choosing. Learn metalsmithing techniques, such as soldering, cutting, and bezel setting to create a one of a kind piece of your very own. Have you taken a jewelry class before? Make a companion piece to match! All skill levels are welcome as instructor, Alex Draven, works with each individual student to see them grow. Sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all art supplies except for stones for place setting.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$145
(Cost for Members: $116.00)
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2023-01-1918:00

Nid: 8967

Digital Photography

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/19/2023, Ends 02/23/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-17-2023

6 Thursdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Mallory McCrea

Offering this 6 week course in-person! Learn to see like a photographer and go from taking snapshots to purposeful, well-composed images that reflect your personal vision. Master the buttons and dials on your camera and shoot in modes other than Auto. This course introduces participants to the creative and technical possibilities of digital photography. Some off site subject mater near the museum and within walking distance downtown will be used for class projects and inspiration including visiting a professional photography studio! Topics include camera operation, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, lighting, and composition. New and experienced photographers are welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Please bring a digital camera that has a manual mode, DSLR, mirrorless, or some point-and-shoots and a card reader.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$145
(Cost for Members: $116.00)
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2023-01-2810:30

Nid: 8971

Neriage and Nerikomi Techniques (Prerequisite: 1 CMA Ceramics class or more)

Intermediate/Advanced

Begins 01/28/2023, Ends 02/18/2023

Deadline to Register: 01-26-2023

4 Saturdays, 10:30 AM-01:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this NEW 4 week class in our ceramics studios! This class is available for experienced students that have taken at least one ceramics class with a solid working knowledge of throwing, hand building, trimming, carving, and faceting. In Japan the words Neriage (Nair-ee-ah-gee) and Nerikomi (nair-ee-kO-me) refer to different ways colored clays are used. Neriage is the act of mixing at least two colored clay bodies together, which will create swirling and spiraling patterns when thrown on the wheel. Nerikomi works are hand built and then carved or faceted into to create a variation of patterns on the clay surface accenting the mixed clay bodies. Explore these exciting new techniques, make your own colored clay, and discover glazing techniques to highlight the natural beauty of your finished pieces.

*Cost includes all supplies.
*$25 worth of materials and firing costs included in class cost.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

Above Image: Sake Cup, 2010. Ban Kajitani (Japanese, Born 1941). Neriage stoneware. 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 1 ½ in. Canton Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Purchased from the collection of Bill and Liz Hunt, 2016.40

$125
(Cost for Members: $100.00)
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2023-02-0817:30

Nid: 8987

Secret Life of Toys

Designed for ages 6-9 with an Adult

Begins 02/08/2023, Ends 02/08/2023

Deadline to Register: 02-06-2023

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Amanda Crowe

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! This special workshop is designed for one adult and one child (ages 6-9) to do together! If worn-out toys could talk, they would tell some terrific stories. Learn about the imaginative still life paintings of artist Robert Coleman Jackson on display in our galleries and bring toys to life by placing them in arranged settings that are usually designed for people doing people-related activities. Start creating a legacy together by setting aside time for art-making-in-the-moment.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.
*Please bring variety of toys and creative props which will not be harmed in the making process.

COVID UPDATE:*At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

Above Image: BFF's, 2019 (detail). Robert C. Jackson. Oil on linen. 40 x 30 inches

$29
(Cost for Members: $25.00)
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2023-02-0918:00

Nid: 8976

Stamped Spoon Keychain Workshop

All Skill Levels

Begins 02/09/2023, Ends 02/09/2023

Deadline to Register: 02-07-2023

1 Thursday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Alex Draven

Offering this one-time workshop in-person! Enjoy a night creating your own personalized silver spoon stamped key chain or pendant! Equipped with a hammer, a little anvil, and metal stamping tools, you can easily make your own unique stamped creation using any designs or letters you would like! All skill levels welcome.

*Cost includes all supplies.

COVID UPDATE: At this time, CMA no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$23
(Cost for Members: $18.00)
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