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.
All Upcoming Classes & Programs
Miniature Watercolor Palettes
April 14, 2020 - April 14, 2020
Join WKMA staff to learn how to create your own miniature portable watercolor palette just in time for plein air painting season! Create a miniature palette for yourself or as a gift for the artist in your life. Then try out your palette and explore the basics ...
April 18, 2020 - April 18, 2020
Join teaching artist Greg Howser for this explorational and experimental workshop using chance and abstraction. Using a unique process with orange oil, transform ordinary magazine pages into rich, textural images. Then, learn compositional and collage techniques to create one-of-a-kind panels of art. All supplies are included. ...
Tips and Tricks with Paper and Fabric
April 23, 2020 - April 23, 2020
In this fun hands-on workshop, artist Greg Howser will share his tips and tricks for working with paper and fabric. The session will focus on construction, adhesive, and craftspersonship techniques to apply to a variety of creative projects. Supplies included. Thursday, April 23 from 5...
Exposed Binding Books
May 20, 2020 - May 20, 2020
Learn book-making vocabulary and the best materials to use for quality hand-made books! Instructor Greg Howser will guide you through the process of exposed binding book making, jump-starting the creation of your very own hand-made book. Perfect for your inner artist or journaler! Wednesday, May 20 from 5...
Exposed Binding Books
May 23, 2020 - May 23, 2020
Learn book-making vocabulary and the best materials to use for quality hand-made books. Instructor Greg Howser will guide you through the process of exposed binding book making, jump-starting the creation of your very own hand-made book. Perfect for your inner artist or journaler! Saturday, May 23 from 10 ...
Paper Shadow Boxes
May 30, 2020 - May 30, 2020
Discover the magic of cut paper, light, and shadow. Create an abstract image or representational wonderland out of cut paper, then learn how to layer each cut sheet to create a unique shadow box. Finally, add some LED lighting for flair! Enjoy your shadowbox in day and evening lighting. Saturday, ...
Old Masters Painting
June 01, 2020 - June 24, 2020
How did they do that? If you find yourself in wonder of the skill and technique of traditional masterful painters in art history, this is the class for you! During this four-week course, instructor Greg Howser will help you bring traditional ...
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