Your health and the health of our staff is a top priority during the Covid-19 pandemic. Classes that can safely take place with social distancing are being offered with limited enrollment. Students need to bring a mask and hand sanitizer to class. You may contact us at 319-288-0047 with any questions before registering for a class.

Class Calendar

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*ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER 7 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF CLASS.*

December 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
December 3rdEVENT: Holidays at the Hotel
December 11thEVENT Van Buren Co. Christmas Artist Studio Tour
December 11thLetterpress: Holiday Coasters & TagsMelinda Stockwell
December 11thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
December 11thLeather Christmas OrnamentStuart Holmes
December 11thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
February 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
February 5thLove, Luck, and LetterpressMelinda Stockwell
February 5thGlass Blowing BasicsTim Blair
February 11th
February 26th
Pottery: Beginning (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
February 12thLeather Crafting for BeginnersStuart Holmes
February 12thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
March 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
March 5th
March 6th
Pottery I: Wheel Thrown (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
April 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
April 2ndNeedle Felting with WoolBarbara Zumdome
April 2nd
April 3rd
Pottery II: Wheel Thrown (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
April 9th
April 10th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
April 9thSoap MakingHeather Nelson
April 23rdLeather Crafting for BeginnersStuart Holmes
April 23rd
April 24th
Blacksmithing: Beginning (Multi-Day)Bill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
May 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
May 7thRaku PotteryBetty Printy
May 7thForaging Spring Wild EdiblesPat Crawford
May 7thGlass Blown Cup MakingTim Blair
May 14thPlein Air: Landscapes John Preston
May 21stIntro to Spinning Wool
June 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
June 3rdDry Point Prints
June 4thBlacksmithing: Tong MakingBill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
June 4thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
June 4thNeedle Felting with WoolBarbara Zumdome
June 18thCompact Yarn MakingPat Crawford
June 18thBlacksmithing: Tool MakingBill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
June 18thNature's SketchbookJessica Kirby
June 19thRural Sketchers: Outdoor Painting WorkshopJessica Kirby
July 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
July 9th
July 10th
Plein Air: Landscapes Workshop (Multi-Day)John Preston
July 20th"Paint The Fair" WorkshopFarley Lewis
July 21st
July 22nd
"Paint The Fair" a plein air competition (Multi-Day)
August 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
August 6thHot Glass Sculpture MakingTim Blair
August 13thAdvanced Leather CraftingStuart Holmes
August 13thJ40 Botanical PrintsPat Crawford
August 13thPlein Air: Landscapes John Preston
September 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
September 10thWild Edibles - Fill Your PantryPat Crawford
September 10thRaku PotteryBetty Printy
September 24th
September 25th
Blacksmithing: Beginning (Multi-Day)Bill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
October 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
October 22ndNature's SketchbookJessica Kirby
October 23rdRural Sketchers: Outdoor Painting WorkshopJessica Kirby
November 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
November 5thFelting a Wool HatBarbara Zumdome
November 12thSoap MakingHeather Nelson
November 12th
November 13th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
November 19thGlass Blown Ornament MakingTim Blair
November 29thLeather Christmas OrnamentStuart Holmes
December 2022
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
December 10thLetterpress: Holiday Coasters & TagsMelinda Stockwell
December 10thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
December 10thNeedle Felting with WoolBarbara Zumdome
December 10thLeather Christmas OrnamentStuart Holmes
December 10thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman