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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Studio Arts Workshop

Mosaic Jewelry - In Person

Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Learn the techniques needed to create unique fine mosaic jewelry as you create beautiful silver-plate mosaic pendants using a wide variety of materials.

Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy

Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

The elegant script commonly known as Copperplate is unmatched in its usefulness for social stationery. Beginning with basic tools and mechanics, students discover how to develop their skills and to recognize the small details that make this style of writing so appealing.

Studio Arts Course

The Art of Floral Design

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Explore the spectrum of floral design. Sourcing (with a focus on sustainability), making the most of seasonal flowers, creating centerpieces, wiring techniques, and photographing your work are all among the practical areas covered.

Studio Arts Course

Wirework Intensive: Creative Chains

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Learn to create three different chain designs for a pendant or to wear alone as a unique piece of jewelry.

Studio Arts Workshop

Washington's Marvelous Mosaics

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

Like the myriad of small pieces of colored stone, tile, and glass that make up a mosaic, the Washington, DC area contains a surprising number of works that together provide a picture of the styles and techniques that mark an art form that’s been practiced since ancient times. Join mosaic artist Bonnie Fitzgerald for a virtual tour of a wide variety of local mosaic treasures at notable public sites, contemporary spaces, and federal and private buildings.

Studio Arts Workshop

Summer Orchid Care

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Just in time for summer, spend a fun, informative afternoon learning how to safely move and care for your orchids outside in the hotter months.

Studio Arts Course

Wirework Intensive: Rings

Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Learn to create three different ring designs using wire-working, forming, and riveting. Designs can be embellished with beads and easy texturing techniques to create a unique look that suits the wearer’s style. Students leave the class with several finished pieces that are ready to wear.

Studio Arts Workshop

Growing Show Orchids

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Your orchids are thriving and blooming. If you’re wondering what’s next in your orchid adventure, this class is for you. Learn about the conditions necessary to raise vigorous, healthy orchids for shows—and tips on transporting competition-ready orchids.

Studio Arts Workshop

Tempered Glass Mosaics - In Person

Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Tempered glass, also known as crash glass, creates a jewel-like surface and adds pizzaz to a finished mosaic piece. Combine collage and mosaic techniques using an overlaying technique that incorporates printed imagery, tissue paper, foils, stamps, metallic papers, glitter, and Mylar.

Studio Arts Workshop

The Ancient Art of Henna Tattoos - In Person

Saturday, June 24, 2023 - 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Henna tattoos reflect an ancient and beautiful practice of body art. Explore the form’s history as you learn to apply simple traditional Indian henna designs.