Learn at WKMA

WKMA offers an exciting variety of educational opportunities for learners of any age, skill, and interest level. Whether you’re looking for a creative way to spend an afternoon with your family, an in-depth workshop to help hone your skills, or an exciting new challenge, you’re sure to find something in our ever-changing lineup of classes! For information about classes, artists residencies, or becoming an instructor, contact Laken Bridges for adult education at lbridges@wkmuseum.org or Charlotte Torrence for youth education at ctorrence@wkmuseum.org 

ART LAB

WKMA’s Art Lab is a hub for learning where students, makers, educators, and the public can connect, exchange knowledge and ideas, and hone their skills. Equipped with painting, drawing, printmaking, and clay studios; a darkroom; and digital and 3D labs, it’s a space where critical thinking is engaged, curiosity is sparked, and creativity flourishes. It’s a place for examining the rich diversity of our world through the lenses of art, craft, and technology.

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DIGITAL LAB

Digital Lab, as part of William King’s Art Lab, is a center for anyone in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee to access, learn and use digital tools for art, design and life. We offer a variety of digital art and design workshops for all ages and experience levels, as well as open lab time for experienced individuals, print services, and workforce development bootcamps. Please email Alice Salyer at asalyer@wkmuseum.org or call (276) 628-5005 x123 for more details

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Youth Education

WKMA offers an exciting variety of educational opportunities for learners of any age, skill, and interest level. Whether you’re looking for a creative way to spend an afternoon with your family, an in-depth workshop to help hone your skills, or an exciting new challenge, you’re sure to find something for you in our ever-changing lineup of classes!

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All Upcoming Classes & Programs

December 2021

Fall 2021 – Teen Lab Classes

October 04, 2021 - December 08, 2021

Fall 2021 - Teen Lab Classes Monday/Wednesday: 6PM-8PM Teen Lab takes participants through a variety of digital and physical media projects and film analysis to build technical skills and support ...

Fall 2021 – Intro to Adobe Workshops

October 05, 2021 - December 09, 2021

Intro to Adobe Workshops - Fall 2021 Cost: $45 non-members, $40 members Location: William King Musuem of Art, Art Lab - Digital Lab Supplies are provided. ...

Fall 2021 – Printmaking Classes

September 21, 2021 - December 16, 2021

Fall 2021 - Printmaking Classes Tues / Thurs 6pm-8pm  Printmaking is a fine art reproductive process with many variations that use aspects of drawing, painting, ...

Fall 2021 – Clay / Sculpture Classes & Clay Studio Use

October 05, 2021 - December 16, 2021

Fall 2021 - Clay / Sculpture Classes & Clay Studio Use Tues / Thurs 6pm-8pm  • $30/week (with instruction - supplies separate) for non-members* • $25/week (with instruction - supplies separate) for members* • $10/week (studio/wheel use ...

2021 Holiday Workshops

November 10, 2021 - December 17, 2021

2021 Holiday Workshops All events held in Art Lab at William King Museum Suitable for teens-adults   • Pop-Up Workshop: Laser Cut Ornaments

May 2022

Adobe Bootcamps – Spring 2022

November 23, 2021 - May 05, 2022

Adobe Bootcamps - Spring 2022 Cost: $175 non-members, $160 members Location: Art Lab – Digital Lab Art Lab’s Adobe Bootcamp training sessions are intensive introductions to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign or Premiere Pro, following ...

Teen Lab Classes – 2022

November 23, 2021 - May 24, 2022

Teen Lab Classes - 2022 Tuesdays, 5-7 Teen Lab Session 1 takes participants through a variety of digital and physical media projects and film analysis to build technical skills and support the development of creative voice. Pick ...

June 2022

Intro to Adobe Workshops – 2022

November 22, 2021 - June 02, 2022

Intro to Adobe Workshops - 2022 Cost: $35 non-members, $30 members Location: Art Lab – Digital Lab Supplies are provided. New to digital art & design? Get a taste of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign ...

Printmaking Classes – 2022

January 01, 2022 - June 08, 2022

PRINTMAKING CLASSES Mon / Wed 5:30pm-7:30pm • $45/week for non-members • $40 /week for members • $10/week studio use

Clay / Sculpture Classes – 2022

January 01, 2022 - June 09, 2022

Clay / Sculpture Classes - 2022 Tues / Thurs 5pm-7pm in Clay Studio (Art Lab lower level)   • $30/week (with instruction - supplies separate) for non-members** • $25/week (with instruction - supplies separate) for members**

Digital Special Topics – 2022

November 22, 2021 - June 16, 2022

Digital Special Topics - 2022 Most supplies are included unless otherwise specified.   • Laser Cut Christmas to Valentine’s Cost: $30 non-members, $25 members Friday, February 4 1PM-3PM

Drawing Classes – 2022

January 01, 2022 - June 21, 2022

Drawing Classes 2022 Needs-based scholarships may be available. Call (276) 628-5005 ext.109 or email lbridges@wkmuseum.org ...

December 2022

Lunch & Learn – 2022

December 01, 2021 - December 14, 2022

LUNCH & LEARN - 2022 Bring your own lunch, meet with other members of the community, and learn about a new art topic every session! 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1pm. **Topics are subject to change.    • December 2021:

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