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Now Registering for Spring 2017 Workshops and Classes
All classes are held at the Cultural Affairs facility located at 9 West Henry Street
(2 blocks south of Forsyth Park between Bull and Whitaker Streets)

Session 2 Spring Classes and Workshops 
April 3 - May 15, 2017 

Registration Deadline:  Class registrations are due at noon the Thursday before the class begins.
                                     Workshop registrations due at noon the Monday before the workshop.

*Please note: Our standard rates for classes and workshops have recently changed.

Download a writable registration form.

Registration Forms can be emailed to Antonio Broadnax.


Metalsmithing and Jewelry

Open Studio (6 Weeks)
Studio Technician: Tana Fileccia-Flagg
Ages 17+
Mondays, April 10 – May 15, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Open Studio in metalsmithing and jewelry allows participants time to practice skills learned in previous classes, access to specific materials, tools and equipment, as well as work on personal pieces independently. Fee includes a supply packet. The studio technician will be on hand to oversee students’ use of tools and equipment. Please note this is not an instructional class. This session is open to students who have completed a metalsmithing class in our facility.
$165/$145 city residents

Beginners Jewelry – Intro to Metalsmithing (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 17+
Wednesdays, April 5 – May 10, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Join this introductory course to metalsmithing! The focus of this six-week course is to introduce basic tools and techniques used by jewelers. Students will learn basic patina, sawing, stamping, hammering, and soldering skills to create several unique pieces of wearable jewelry.
$165/$145 city residents


Performance Arts

Intro to Improv: Adults Class (6 Weeks)
Instructor: John Brennan
Ages 18+
Tuesdays, April 4 – May 9, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
This six-week class introduces Savannah’s Improv Company (SiC) method to create improvised scenes based on audience suggestions. Students in “Intro to Improv” will participate in group games and exercises that help everyone remember how to play. The focus will be on having fun and learning how to start an improv scene. As a bonus, you’ll get to perform for friends and family during a recital after the six-week course concludes.
$75/$70 city residents


Painting and Drawing

Beginners Drawing (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Adam Uhlig
Ages: 12+
Wednesdays, April 5 – May 10, 4:00 – 5:30pm
This six-week class will focus primarily in foundational drawing techniques. Students will learn the fundamental principle of using basic shapes to construct images. Students will explore drawing with stylization, movement (gesture drawing), and how to develop details. As students learn and discover their own shape language from these classes, they will be able to use these basic drawing principles to build their future drawing skills.
$95/$75 city residents

Beginners Painting (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Heather MacRae
Ages: 17+
Fridays, April 7 – May 12, 9:30am – 12:30pm
During this six-week course, students will look at still-life, landscapes, human forms, lines and shapes and learn how to use color, gesture, and mark-making techniques to break down, deconstruct visual subjects and reconstruct those forms onto canvas as two-dimensional art works.
$105/$90 city residents


Ceramics

Pottery with Purpose (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 17+
Tuesdays, April 4 – May 9, 9:30am – 12:30pm
This ceramic wheel class will focus on making durable, environmentally friendly alternatives for plastic kitchen items, such as butter keepers, berry bowls and counter top composters. Come clay with us! Prior wheel experience is necessary.
$165/$145 city residents

All Speeds Wheel – Beginner to Intermediate (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Shawn Patrick PM
Ages 17+
Tuesdays, April 4 – May 9, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
In this class you will learn how to use basic tools and technics to shape clay into functional forms on the pottery wheel. Students will work on refining their skills as they work at their own pace and receive individual attention.
$165/$145 city residents

Open Studio with Dave (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Dave Peterson
Ages 17+
Thursdays, April 6 – May 11, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
The open studio session allows students time to practice skills learned in previous clay classes. This is not an instructional class. This session is open to students who have completed a ceramics class in our facility.
$165/$145 city residents

Open Studio with Clair (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 17+
Wednesdays, April 5 – May 10, 9:30am – 12:30pm
OR
Fridays, April 7 – May 12, 9:30am – 12:30pm
The open studio session allows students time to practice skills learned in previous clay classes. This is not an instructional class. This six session studio time offers the freedom to come one or two times a week. Additional sessions can be purchased as needed. This session is open to students who have completed a ceramics class in our facility.
$165/$145 city residents

$35 per additional session and 25# clay
$25 per additional session (3 hours)