Art Outdoors

This summer, warmer weather and open skies offer the perfect classroom to enjoy arts experiences in a safe, socially distanced manner. Standard COVID-19 precautions remain in place until further notified. Space is limited, thus registration is required for most activities.

Let it Go: Art for the Soul

Expressive workshops that marry creativity & mindfulness! Workshops open with meditative exercises and experiment with media that offers newbies plenty of forgiveness. Materials included.
Members $35/Non-members: $50. Held Outside.

Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: Mar 2, 2024

Learn the basic skills of the copper foil method to by creating a simple sun catcher! Choose from a selection of seasonal patterns to cut, grind, foil and solder glass into a lovely work of art for your window! Tuition includes all materials.

Capacity: 8 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 18+. Non-members: $80. Members: $65.

Origami Inspired Sun Catcher Workshop
Ages12+
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Beth Magyan
Save the Date: Mar 2, 2024

1 Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Create stunning paper sun catchers using translucent papers and origami folding techniques that are based on geometric principles. You will have the opportunity to experiment with different colors to create dramatically different and unique patterns. All materials provided by instructor. No experience necessary.

Capacity:  10 students.  Minimum:  3 students.  Ages 12+.  Non-members:  $45/Members: $30.  

Alcohol Inks On Paper
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: Mar 9, 2024

1 Saturday, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Alcohol inks are brightly colored dye-based paints that offer unlimited, creative potential on paper, ceramics, glass, fabric, and more!  Experiment with their free-flowing properties on paper to create both happy accidents and intentional designs. All materials included. Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.   Non-members:  $50/Members:  $35. 

Graphic Design: Invitations
$45 Non-members | $30 Member
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks
Save the Date: Apr 17, 2024

1 Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Want to explore graphic design without investing in expensive software? In this one-day workshop, you will get an introduction to graphic design by creating a party invitation using free graphic design software. Bring either a flash drive or have access to cloud-based storage (ex. google drive).

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages: 16+. Instructor: Cassidy Tonks (Hatch). Non-members:  $45 Members: $30.

Mosaic on Tile
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Kate Burke
Save the Date: Apr 25, 2024

Learn the techniques needed to shape mosaic surfaces in this introductory tile workshop featuring a spring flower theme.  You will walk away with the skills necessary to take on larger projects. You will walk away with the skills necessary to take on larger projects. All materials included.

Capacity: 5 students. Minimum: 5 students.  Non-members: $80/Members:  $65.

Ceramic Tile Charms
$65 Non-members | $50 Members
Instructor: Skyler Campbell
Save the Date: Apr 27, 2024

1 Saturday, 1-3 pm

Did you know that art can be wearable, fashionable, and charm-ing? Learn the basics of hand building as well as getting a charm to take home with you. In this class, we will go over how to roll slabs, how to cut and modify slabs with tools and stamps, and how to finish a piece for the kiln. Students will have the option to add a matt or glossy texture to their charm. The tiles be dried and fired by our instructor and available for pick up the following week. All materials included. This workshop can be a great get-together for friends!

Capacity: 12 students. Minimum: 4 students.  Ages 18+ Non-members: $65/ Members: $50.

Intro to DSLRs
$45 Non-members | $30 Member
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks
Save the Date: May 1, 2024

1 Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Want to learn more about DSLR photography? Join us for this one-day introductory workshop. No camera or camera experience is needed! However, if you have a camera, you are welcome to bring it. Bring either a flash drive or have access to cloud-based storage (ex. google drive).

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages: 16+. Instructor: Cassidy Tonks (Hatch). Non-members:  $45 Members: $30.

Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop
$75 Non-members | $60 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: May 4, 2024

Learn the basic skills of the copper foil method to by creating a simple sun catcher! Choose from a selection of seasonal patterns to cut, grind, foil and solder glass into a lovely work of art for your window! Tuition includes all materials.

Capacity: 8 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 18+. Non-members: $75. Members: $60.

Mommy & Me Photo Walk
$45 Non-members | $30 Member
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks
Save the Date: May 4, 2024

1 Saturday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Want to learn how to use your cell phone to capture great photos of your child(ren)? Join us for this one-day workshop. Class will meet in the Digital Media lab and then proceed to have hands-on instruction while walking around the grounds of the Hoyt. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend! In the event of inclement weather, class will be rescheduled.

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages: adult and child. Instructor: Cassidy Tonks. Non-members:  $45 Members: $30.

Paper Quilling
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: May 11, 2024

1 Saturday, 10:00 - 11:30 am

A fun workshop just in time for Mother’s Day. Share some enjoyable time with that special lady in your life!  Paper quilling uses strips of paper that are rolled, looped, curled, twisted, and shaped to create decorative designs. Join Paige Kleinfelder for an introduction to this creative art form and make unique greeting cards. All materials included.

Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.   Non-members:  $50/Members:  $35.

Floral-gami Workshop
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Beth Magyan
Save the Date: May 11, 2024

Celebrate Spring and Mother’s Day by creating origami flowers! Participants will learn to make a Daylily and the Kusudama flower with stem and leaves using origami paper folding techniques. All materials are supplied. Beginners welcome.

Capacity:  10 students.  Minimum:  4 students.  Ages 12+.  Non-members:  $45/Members: $30.

Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop
$75 Non-members | $60 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: May 25, 2024

Learn the basic skills of the copper foil method to by creating a simple sun catcher! Choose from a selection of seasonal patterns to cut, grind, foil and solder glass into a lovely work of art for your window! Tuition includes all materials.

Capacity: 8 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 18+. Non-members: $75. Members: $60.

Mosaics on Glass
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Kate Burke
Save the Date: May 25, 2024

This workshop is great for an opportunity to learn something new and creative! Learn to create colorful mosaics on glass with black grout to render the look of stained glass. This introductory workshop will gain students the techniques needed in shaping mosaic surfaces. Students will acquire the skills necessary to take on larger projects.

All materials included. Capacity: 5 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages n/a.   Non-members:  $80/Members:  $65.

Make it a Date Night!

Not exactly a paint-and-sip, but you do get wine! Bring your significant other or make it a girls night out and join guest artists from across the region for a unique art making experience! Includes wine, snacks & materials! Space is limited! Held outdoors on the Hoyt Lawns.

Classes for this session are complete, check back again soon.

Free Family Fun

Join us for these free activities throughout the summer! Though the events are free, space is limited and registration is required.

Family Tie Dye

June 5, 10:30 – Noon

Bring your own white cotton t-shirts, socks, scarves or whatever it is you want to dye! We’ll experiment with various techniques on swatches before you choose the one you like best!

Register

Wonderland Teacup Workshop

July 10, 10-11:30 am

Inspired by this year’s Art Camp theme, this free family workshop will create a tabletop garden in a giant teacup! One teacup per family.

Register

Family Yoga with Cindy Naples

August 7, 1-2:30 pm

Stretch out on the lawn with certified yoga instructor, Cindy Naples! It doesn’t matter if you’re new to yoga or have a regular practice, this is a great opportunity to bond as a family.

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Family Night at the Movies: Monster University

August 20, 7:30 pm

One last “hurrah” before heading back to school! Bring a blanket! We’ll provide the popcorn! Pre-movie activities begin at 7:30 pm. Movie to begin after 8 pm.

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