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    • 04 Jun 2018
    • (CDT)
    • 23 Jul 2018
    • (CDT)
    • 8 sessions
    • The Lincoln Park Building - 2229 W 2nd St
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Get acquainted with the pottery wheel and learn to throw plates, cups and bowls prior to glazing and firing.

    $10 non refundable registration fee included in tuition.


    • 23 Jul 2018
    • 27 Jul 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • Lincoln Park Building
    • 1
    Registration is closed

    Youth Artventure Camp with Aryn Bergsven

    Ages 7-12  

    Youth are inspired to create work that is uniquely their own! Explore different media and methods using clay, plaster, wire, paint, chalk, oil pastels, and real canvases. All day youth summer camps are instructed by licensed art teachers in the state of Minnesota.

    Camp tuition includes a $25 non-refundable deposit due upon registration.

    Release and Permission Form.pdf

    • 03 Aug 2018
    • 04 Aug 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Lincoln Park Building
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Sacred Feminine

    Sarah Brokke

    Friday Aug 3, 6-8:30pm and Saturday Aug 4, 9am-2pm

    Free (member registration opens June 18; non-member registration opens July 9)

    Explore your own embodiment of the Sacred Feminine through the processes and artistic practices of artist Sarah Brokke. Through demonstrations and experimentation, examine personal identity through painting. Some experience handling paint preferred but not required.

    Sarah Brokke is a fiscal year 2018 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and in-kind donations from the Duluth Art Institute.

    Required Supplies: sketchbook, oil pastels, graphite pencils, a black permanent marker, paint (oil or acrylic or both). A 16" x 20" canvas or canvas board. A yoga mat. Comfortable clothing.

    • 06 Aug 2018
    • 10 Aug 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • Lincoln Park Building
    • 0
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    BeTween Art

    Ages 10-15

    Enjoy a dynamic week with Chrissy Valento as you explore art through drawing, painting, sculpture, multi-media and more. Challenge yourself and get inspired by creating with your peers in a supportive and encouraging environment. 

    $25 non-refundable deposit due upon registration. Full payment due two weeks prior to camp start. Refunds not issued within two weeks of camp start. 

    Release and Permission Form.pdf

    • 13 Aug 2018
    • 17 Aug 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • Duluth Depot
    • 5
    Register

    Fabulous Fiber Art for Kids with Aryn Bergsven

    Ages 7-12  

    Weave your way through camp exploring the craft of fiber arts: felting, hand dying, loom weaving, bracelet braiding and more! Space is limited.

    Camp tuition includes a $25 non-refundable deposit due upon registration.

    Release and Permission Form.pdf

    • 13 Aug 2018
    • 17 Aug 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • Duluth Depot
    • 5
    Register

    Fabulous Fiber Art for Kids with Aryn Bergsven

    Ages 7-12  

    Weave your way through camp exploring the craft of fiber arts: felting, hand dying, loom weaving, bracelet braiding and more! Space is limited.

    Camp tuition includes a $25 non-refundable deposit due upon registration.

    Release and Permission Form.pdf

    • 14 Aug 2018
    • 09 Oct 2018
    • 8 sessions
    • Lincoln Park Building
    • 9
    Register

    Raku Firing
    Pete Prudhomme
    Tuesdays, August 14 - October 9 (no class August 21)
    6:30-9pm
    Firing day: TBD (off site)
    $250 ($300 non-members) 

    Learn the Raku process from making work to firing. Experiment with glazes, horse hair and pop off slip. Produce and glaze pieces at the Duluth Art Institute Lincoln Building prior to firing off site.

    $10 non refundable registration fee included in tuition.


    • 24 Aug 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Hartley Nature Center
    Register

    Art, Naturally
    $40/session
    Hartley Nature Center

    Immerse yourself in nature to connect with your creative side. Local artists lead one evening painting, felting, and sketching classes at Hartley Nature Center. All materials and one beverage included. Class tuition includes a non-refundable $5 registration fee. Made possible by Hartley Nature Center, the Duluth Art Institute and Western Bank.

    Friday, August 24 | 6-8:30: Adam Swanson, Painting in the Yurt

    Share a beer with local artist Adam Swanson while infusing art into your expressive self. Paint a unique work of art under guided instruction that provides structure for the beginning artist yet room to experiment for the more experienced. All supplies and one beverage included.

     

    • 18 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild Studio at the Duluth Depot
    • 3
    Register

    $35 ($40 non-member)

    The looms are warped and ready to weave! Enjoy the fun of weeaving without all the prep work...and with a glass of wine. Complete a rag rug placemat and get a taste of what weaving on a floor loom is all about.

    $5 non-refundable registration fee include in class tuition. 


    • 24 Sep 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Hartley Nature Center
    Register

    Art, Naturally
    $40/session
    Hartley Nature Center

    Immerse yourself in nature to connect with your creative side. Local artists lead one evening painting, felting, and sketching classes at Hartley Nature Center. All materials and one beverage included. Class tuition includes a non-refundable $5 registration fee. Made possible by Hartley Nature Center, the Duluth Art Institute and Western Bank. 

    Monday, September 24 | 7-9:30pm Karen Savage Blue, Painting under the full moon
    Karen Savage Blue grew up roaming the fields of Hartley and is excited to share this natural sanctuary with participants of all levels. Paint with an award-winning artist whilst sipping a beverage under the full moon. All supplies and one beverage included.

    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 07 Oct 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • DHFG Studio at the Duluth Depot
    • 0
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    Marian Dahlberg from Väva! Veve!
    Weaving Linen Handtowels
    Saturday October 6 and Sunday October 7, 8:30-4:30
    $135 DAI members ($165 non-DAI members)
    Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild studio at the Depot

    Väva! Veve! studio specializes in heirloom quality, eco-friendly linen textiles.  Weaving on vintage floor looms in a small Minnesotan studio, Dahlberg explains that weaving linen doesn't have to be scary or frustrating! You’ll gain a NEW understanding of linen and its capabilities while reducing your fear of using it to weave. Learn tricks to handle linen yarn and how to achieve the classic center stripe and Dahlberg’s signature hanging tab.  Materials provided by Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild for one 24x24” hand towel using 16/2 wet-spun line linen. Registration deadline September 5th. Participants warp Fiber Guild looms at the Depot Studio prior to workshop.

    $25 non-refundable deposit due upon registration. Cancellations made on or after August 29, 2018 will not be refunded. 


    • 25 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Hartley Nature Center
    Register

    Art, Naturally
    $40/session
    Hartley Nature Center

    Immerse yourself in nature to connect with your creative side. Local artists lead one evening painting, felting, and sketching classes at Hartley Nature Center. All materials and one beverage included. Class tuition includes a non-refundable $5 registration fee. Made possible by Hartley Nature Center, the Duluth Art Institute and Western Bank.

       
    Felting with Mary Reichert

    Friday January 25, 6-8:30pm 

    Felt is an incredibly versatile fabric, everything from the slippers on your feet to the house you live in can be made from felt!  In this evening course we will learn the basics as we make a set of coasters or trivets and begin to understand, hands on, why wool has been so valued throughout the centuries.  

     

     

     

       

     

    • 19 Jun 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Hartley Nature Center
    Register

    Art, Naturally
    $40/session
    Hartley Nature Center

    Immerse yourself in nature to connect with your creative side. Local artists lead one evening painting, felting, and sketching classes at Hartley Nature Center. All materials and one beverage included. Class tuition includes a non-refundable $5 registration fee. Made possible by Hartley Nature Center, the Duluth Art Institute and Western Bank.

       
    Nature Sketching and Collage with Susanna Gaunt  

    Wednesday June 19, 2019 6-8:30pm 

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Past events

16 Jul 2018 Youth ArtVenture Camp: Week 2
09 Jul 2018 Youth ArtVenture Camp: Week 1
25 Jun 2018 Teen Art Camp
18 Jun 2018 Teen Wheel Throwing
13 Jun 2018 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson
11 Jun 2018 Kids Clay Afternoon Camp
11 Jun 2018 Kids Clay Morning Camp
19 May 2018 Youth: Felted Boxes with Chrissy Valento
06 May 2018 Creating the Yarn You Want with Amy Tyler
05 May 2018 Blending Colors at the Wheel and Creating the Yarn You Want
05 May 2018 Blending Colors at the Wheel with Amy Tyler
03 May 2018 Big Art for Littles with Amy Varsek
01 May 2018 Book Arts and Repair
12 Apr 2018 Independent Ceramics Study
12 Apr 2018 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson
04 Apr 2018 Impressionistic Watercolor: Andy Evansen
13 Mar 2018 Clay Tiles with Liz Vandersteen and Sheila Staubus
06 Mar 2018 Empty Bowl Lesson: Session 4
03 Mar 2018 Youth: Spring Nests with Chrissy Valento
01 Mar 2018 Big Art for Littles with Amy Varsek
27 Feb 2018 Empty Bowl Lesson: Session 3
15 Feb 2018 Beginning Floor Loom Weaving with Barb Dwinell
13 Feb 2018 Empty Bowl Lesson: Session 2
06 Feb 2018 Empty Bowl Lesson: Session 1
03 Feb 2018 Youth: Painting, Painting, Painting with Chrissy Valento
01 Feb 2018 Beyond the Basics: Firing Kilns with Pete Prudhomme and Sheila Staubus
22 Jan 2018 Beginning Clay with Sheila Staubus
19 Jan 2018 Monoprints with Patricia Canelake
18 Jan 2018 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson
16 Jan 2018 Introduction to Book Arts
02 Dec 2017 Clay Ornaments with Liz Vandersteen
29 Nov 2017 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson
21 Nov 2017 Independent Ceramics Study
11 Nov 2017 Saturday Morning Art Club: Linocuts
02 Nov 2017 Masquerade Gala
28 Oct 2017 Terrain: The Art of Localizing
28 Oct 2017 Saturday Morning Art Club: Felted Lanterns
26 Oct 2017 Beginning Floor Loom Weaving with Barb Dwinell
18 Oct 2017 Watercolor Fundamentals I with Bill Wise
05 Oct 2017 Acrylic Painting: Color with Adam Swanson
04 Oct 2017 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson
21 Sep 2017 Wine and Weave
21 Sep 2017 Iraqi Voices: CrossCultural Storytelling Workshop
09 Sep 2017 The Artist as Culture Producer
24 Jul 2017 Youth ArtVenture Camp: Week 3
17 Jul 2017 Youth ArtVenture Camp: Week 2
15 Jul 2017 Plein Air Drawing: Color Pencils with Kathy Raue Maas
10 Jul 2017 Youth Art Mini-Camp: Week 1
26 Jun 2017 Youth ArtVenture Camp: Week 1
19 Jun 2017 Kids Clay ages 9-11
19 Jun 2017 Teen Art Camp
19 Jun 2017 Kids Clay ages 6-8
05 Jun 2017 Beginning Clay with Sheila Staubus
02 Jun 2017 Soul Portraits: Painting From the Inside Out with Sarah Brokke
23 May 2017 Handbuilding in Clay with Robin Murphy
20 May 2017 Saturday Morning Art Club: Painting, painting, painting
19 May 2017 Bill van Gilder Workshop
29 Apr 2017 Saturday Morning Art Club: Pop-Up Books
20 Apr 2017 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson Painting
30 Mar 2017 Express(ive) Evening: Acrylic Painting with Adam Swanson
24 Mar 2017 Nomadic Felts: Beautiful Rugs for your Home with Mary Reichert
11 Mar 2017 Beginning Photography: Exposure & Composition with Susanna Gaunt
09 Mar 2017 Express(ive) Evenings: Adam Swanson Painting
08 Feb 2017 Charcoal Portraits with Bill Wise
21 Oct 2016 Make Your Mark


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