Intergenerational Ceramics

Monday afternoons in June – August
Brittany Trushin

Explore basic hand building and wheel-throwing skills with this intergenerational beginner/intermediate course for adults, kids, and teens. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

Continue reading

All Ages Clay Class

Friday afternoons in June – August
Adama Sow

This all-ages class with teaching artist Adama Sow is the perfect class for kids, teens, and adults, or for parents to take with their children! Demonstrations will cover basic wheel throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and glazing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

Continue reading

Hip Hop Dance Lessons

7 Tuesdays & 7 Thursdays, June 20-August 8, 3:30-6:00 PM
CHAT Artist Perry Lee
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT) presents a summer of fun with their hip hop dance lessons. Learn the newest and coolest moves from one of the Twin Cities premier arts organizations. A six week program that meets twice a week Tuesday and Thursdays that will keep you in shape jamming to some great music and have an opportunity to perform your dance routine on stage. This youth oriented class is for students ages 14-18.

Continue reading

Make a One-of-a-Kind T-Shirt with Bengala Mud Dyes!

Tuesday, August 22, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Chiaki O’Brien

Bengala dyes are natural Japanese dyes made from soil, which are environmentally safe and fun to use. Come learn how these unique dyes are made while you dye your own T-shirt! Play with your shirt by knotting, folding, tie-dyeing… be creative and have fun! There will be 12 colors to choose from and some tools for everyone to play with. The dye contains natural rubber latex, so if you have a latex allergy, this is not a good class for you.

Continue reading