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Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Hands-on opportunities for artists of all skill levels in a variety of mediums

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Hands-on opportunities for artists of all skill levels in a variety of mediums

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Hands-on opportunities for artists of all skill levels in a variety of mediums

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Classes & Workshops

Our classes and workshops offer artists of all ages and skill levels the opportunity to get real hands-on instruction in a variety of mediums. Learn from professionals alongside others who share your passion for the visual arts.

Skill Level

  • Level 0: No Experience Necessary
  • Level I: 1 - 2 Years' Experience
  • Level II: 2 - 5 Years' Experience
  • Level III: 5+ Years' Experience/Professional

Tuition

Tuition is presented as Member Cost; Non-Member Cost. One of the great benefits of being a Bascom Member is the discount you receives on classes and workshops. Not yet a Member? JOIN NOW!

Registration

Our new online registration system makes it easy to browse our catalog, register for multiple classes in a single transaction, and to manage your registrations online. To register, simply click on the REGISTER button for the class or workshop you're interested in.

Updated Refund Policy – PLEASE READ!

50% of your tuition payment is a non-refundable deposit. In the event that a student requests cancellation prior to 45 days of class/workshop commencement, he/she will be offered a course transfer or refund of 50% of the tuition payment. If a student cancels within 45 days prior to the first day of class, no refund will be made. The Bascom reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet minimum enrollment, and full refunds will be issued.

Prefer to register by phone? We encourage you to use our new and improved online registration system, which gives you full control over your registration. However, if you prefer to register and pay by phone, please call 828.526.4949.

Financial Assistance

Art classes can be costly, but we do not want financial constraints to prevent you from participating in our educational offerings. That is why we offer need-based scholarships. If you need financial aid, please complete the Scholarship Application or contact our Community Outreach Department. Scholarships are generously sponsored by the Cullasaja Women’s Outreach.


10
Sep
2021

Play Date at the Zoo/Sculpt the Rhino

September 10, 2021 10:00 am - September 12, 2021 5:00 am
Instructor(s): Kim Bernadas
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Engage in a comprehensive study to sculp the rhino!

15
Sep
2021

Still Life Painting in Oils

September 15, 2021 9:00 am - September 17, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Marc Chatov
$500 (Members); $550 (Non-Members)

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This workshop will be centered on utilizing objects of personal interest to develop compositions and design.

22
Sep
2021

From Realism to Abstraction

September 22, 2021 10:00 am - September 24, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Karen Weihs
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Simplification is the main focus of this class. An overview of techniques to use in your realistic or abstraction work with oil painting is our goal.

30
Sep
2021

The Art of Expressive Landscapes with Acrylic Paints

September 30, 2021 10:00 am - October 2, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): David Skinner
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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This two-day painting work shop will cover the fundamentals of how to create a dynamic landscape painting using acrylic paints. The primary focus of the workshop will be to explore the medium of acrylic paints and to learn how versatile they are when it comes to painting landscapes.

01
Oct
2021

Slip, Transfer, Play

October 1, 2021 10:00 am - October 3, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Amy Sanders
$425 (Members); $475 (Non-Members)

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In this hands-on class, participants will discover the joy of decorating pottery surfaces with slip transferred designs.

06
Oct
2021

Keep It Simple; Keep It Loose

October 6, 2021 9:00 am - October 8, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Nancy Franke
$600 (Members); $650 (Non-Members)

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In this workshop, we will paint from life set ups and even a model one morning, doing quick studies and catching the essence of the subject matter, without being too literal.
25
Oct
2021

Playing with Personal Mythology

October 25, 2021 10:00 am - October 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Christine Kosiba, Kirsten Stingle
$900 (Members); $950 (Non-Members)

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A 5-day intensive workshop exploring animal/human hybrids in mythology, as well as samples of instructors' work for inspiration and discussion.

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