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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.

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

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Call 828.526.4949.

One of the great benefits to becoming a member of The Bascom is having the opportunity to participate with like-minded individuals in one of the clubs or artist groups that convene on our campus.

Youth Events 12 Events

11
May
2021

Resident Artist Series: Horsehair

May 11, 2021 10:00 am - May 20, 2021 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The May installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on working with horsehair.  The class meets May 11th, 13th, 18th, and 20th

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

12
May
2021

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs (AM Session)

May 12, 2021 10:00 am - May 26, 2021 11:30 am
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create a face jug. This workshop meets for a total of three (3) morning sessions from 10 - 11:30am on May 12th, 19th, and 26th.

Mornings don't fit your schedule? Check out the afternoon sessions instead.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

12
May
2021

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs (PM Session)

May 12, 2021 3:30 pm - May 26, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create a face jug. This workshop meets for a total of three (3) afternoon sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on May 12th, 19th, and 26th.

Afternoons don't fit your schedule? Check out the afternoon sessions instead.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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.

16
Jun
2021

Free the Art!

June 16, 2021 10:00 am - June 18, 2021 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE!

Free the Art! Camp for Macon and Jackson County Residents

Join us for our annual summer kick-off to all things kid creative. This 3-day summer youth workshop allows our younger artistis (ages 7-12) to explore drawing, painting, mixed-media, and more!

Free the Art! runs from 10am - 1pm on June 16th, 17th, and 18th for young artists ages 7-12. And like the name says, it's FREE!

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.

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