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Classes & Workshops

The Bascom's Education Department is committed to providing life-enriching experiences through comprehensive arts education for children and adults. We offer a variety of educational programs which include workshops, ongoing classes, Art by Appointment, Open Studio Packages, field trips, demonstrations, community classes, and clubs - designed to meet the needs of artists of all skill levels.

Registration

To register for any of our classes or workshops, simply click the REGISTER button for that class or workshop.

Prefer to resister over the phone?
Call 828.526.4949.

13
Apr
2021

Resident Artist Series: Working Bigger

April 13, 2021 10:00 am - April 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The April installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on working bigger.  The class meet April 13th, 15th, 20th, and 22nd

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

23
Apr
2021

Landscape Photography Fundamentals

April 23, 2021 10:00 am - April 24, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Deb Shannan
$250 (Members); $300 (Non-Members)

Part of our Photography Resident Artist Series, this course focuses on the landscape photographer who has a basic understanding of camera function, composition, and post processing.

14
May
2021

Animal Sculpture

May 14, 2021 10:00 am - May 16, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Christine Kosiba
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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A three-day intensive, hands-on workshop for participants to sculpt an animal of their choice utilizing basic hand building techniques.

02
Jun
2021

Beginning Oils: Still Life with Limited Palette

June 2, 2021 10:00 am - June 4, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Andrew Trosman
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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Create paintings using three principles: line, tone and color.  We will begin with a simple still life drawing on canvas followed by demonstrations and discussions of tone (the lights and darks that build depth) and then introduce color.

10
Jun
2021

Intermediate Landscape Photography

June 10, 2021 10:00 am - June 12, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Dylan Lytle
$375 (Members); $425 (Non-Members)

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A 3-day landscape photography course for intermediate-level photographers* including two days in the classroom and one day in the field.

16
Jun
2021

Introduction to Woodturning

June 16, 2021 9:00 am - June 18, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): John Tagliarini
$375 (Members); $425 (Non-Members)

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Turn beautiful and functional items from wood. We will develop the skills necessary to turn beads, coves, and straight cuts.

19
Jun
2021

Three Potters Symposium

June 19, 2021 10:00 am -4:00 am
Instructor(s): Matt Schiemann, Takuro Shibata, Hitomi Shibata
$60 (Members); $110 (Non-Members)

The Bascom welcomes Matt Schiemann, Takuro Shibata, and Hitomi Shibata for our 11th annual Three Potters Symposium.

23
Jun
2021

The Keys to Better Painting

June 23, 2021 10:00 am - June 25, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Armand Cabrera
$425 (Members); $475 (Non-Members)

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This workshop will focus on key solutions to issues many artists struggle with, mixing clean color, seeing light and dark values correctly, and designing interesting compositions.

25
Jun
2021

The Masks We Wear

June 25, 2021 10:00 am - June 27, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kelly Thiel
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Historically, masks have been used in theatre for centuries for plays and special performances. The Covid-19 global pandemic then required us to wear a different type of mask daily, and many people became comfortable hiding behind their masks. Let’s get back to the more fun and dramatic types of masks used in plays and performances, and create some alter egos!

07
Jul
2021

Low Light and Night Sky Photography

July 7, 2021 - July 9, 2021
Instructor(s): Ben Bookout
$375 (Members); $425 (Non-Members)

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This course will be a study in image making in low light. This condition may be indoors, at dusk and dawn and at night. We will concentrate on with some ambient light and conditions with very little light.

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