Adult Classes & Workshops: 

Cork & Easel – Woodland Journey

Drawing and Doodles.

Woodland Journey
Friday, November 23rd, 2018                                                                                                                                                                Instructor: Heather Secrest
6:00- 8:00PM  | $35.00/person

Spend the evening at the Mansfield Art Center creating this woodland painting. Bring your own preferred beverage, relax, and be creative! Art supplies included. Must be 21 years or older to participate.

Cork & Easel – Owl

Tulips.

Owl
Friday, October 19th, 2018                                                                                                                                                                 Instructor: Heather Secrest
6:00- 8:00PM  | $35.00/person

Ceramics | Annual Ornament Worshops | 3 Sessions

Drawing and Doodles.

Annual Ornament Workshops
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Saturday, December 1
Session 1 | 11-12:30pm
Session 2 | 2:30-4pm
Session 3 | 5:30-7pm

This workshop is back again! Everyone will receive an 8.5x11 inch slap of clay, choice of many different kinds of texturing materials, rollers, and letters, and the freedom to create whatever kind of ornament they would like! The only thing you need to bring is your creativity!

Ceramics | Carving Workshop | (3 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

3-Week Clay Carving Workshop
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Tuesdays from 6-8pm | Nov 27-Dec 11
$75 Members | $100 Non-members

A great way to take a step back from the fast pace of the holiday session and learn new carving techniques. We will be learning how to apply colorants to clays and carve through them for a multi-dimensional look. We will be working with templates and/or also free hand designs.

Ceramics | Mocha Diffusion Workshop | ( 3 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

3-Week Mocha Diffusion Workshop
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Tuesdays from 11-1pm | Nov 27-Dec 11
$75 Members | $100 Non-members

Great fun way to decorate gifts! Whether you are a wheel thrower or a hand builder or a complete beginner this workshop gives you everything you need to create one of a kind gifts for the family or friends.

Fused Glass | Holiday Trees | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass | Holiday Trees Workshop
Age: 18 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, November 8 | 6:30-8:30 pm 
$45 Members | $70 Non-Members

These colorful glass trees make wonderful gifts and keepsakes! Student will choose from a variety of precut tree shapes and then decorate their “tree” with a combination of stringers, frit, confetti, beads, and dichroic glass. Projects will be fired in time for holiday gifting and decorating.

Fused Glass | Snowflakes & Stars | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass Snowflakes and Stars
Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, November 29 | 6:30-8:30 pm
$35 Members | $60 Non-Members

Students will use strips of cut glass and shapes to form snowflake and star shapes. Projects make be decorated with glass confetti, balls, stringers, wire and dichroic glass. Projects will be fired in time for holiday decorating and gift giving.

Fused Glass | Winter Scene | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass | Winter Scene | Workshop
Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursdays 6-8 pm | December 6 and 13
$55 Members | $80 Non-Members


Capture the beauty of winter in fused glass. We will used glass paint on transparent glass to create the image of bare winter trees, then add glass powder to decorate the branches, sky and ground with a layer of snow. This will be a 5x5 panel pane design.

Jewelry | Metal Stamping | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Metal Stamping Workshop 
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Saturday Nov 3 | 12-3pm
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members

Create your own personalized charms, pendants, earrings or name tags in this fun workshop. You will start out with a dozen assorted copper and brass shapes to stamp with your own words, initials, or designs. The studio will have several typeface stamp sets from which to choose, as well as a selection of design stamps. Whether you want simple and clean or elaborate and highly decorated, you will go home with something special you’ve created. If you finish all 12 of your pieces in the workshop, and you want to keep going, you can purchase additional metals from the studio.

“Love” Baby Feet/Hands Platter

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-“Jack”son

By appointment. | brittany@mansfieldartcenter.org

Have you just had a baby? Why not memorialize their foot and/or hand prints to help remember just how small your little miracles were? We can even personalize with names, dates, times, and weights. All glazes are completely safe and washable.

Women Veteran & Service Member’s Art Journal | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Women Veteran & Service Member’s Art Journal Workshop
Facilitated by Cheryl Pete, ATR
Saturday 1-5 pm | Oct. 27
$25

This workshop is an introduction to art journaling for female veterans. Facilitated by an art therapist, this workshop will take a trauma informed approach to using art journaling as a means of storytelling, self-expression and self-exploration. Since this class is focused more on the process of making art and not the finished product, those with little or no artistic experience are encouraged to attend. Experienced artists will also find new ways to approach art making. Funded by local donors, this class is free to any woman that has served or is currently serving in the military including all branches of service and regardless of type of discharge. Registration is required.

Jewelry Making | Advanced (Two Sessions)

Drawing and Doodles.

Advanced Jewelry Making (Two Sessions)
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm

Session 1: (6 Week)  Sept. 11 – Oct. 16
$105 Members | $130 Non-Members | Studio Fee: $20

Session 2: (5 Week) Nov. 13 – Dec. 11
$95 Members | $120 Non-Members | Studio Fee: $20

For students who have completed the beginning jewelry making class and have instructor approval, this project based class allows students to follow their own artistic journey through independent study. The instructor provides design and metal fabrication problem solving guidance based on students’ ideas and skill levels.

 

Yoga on the Lawn

Yoga on the Lawn
June 5 – 26
August 7 – 28
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00pm

Instructor: Amy Secrist

No set fee. Donations appreciated, a portion of which supports the MAC

Yoga on the Lawn is a gentle, all-levels class in which we will cultivate mindfulness through movement and breath work. We will practice postures and mindful breathing to create space within the body for healing and to bring about an overall sense of well-being.

Sunny skies can make for an invigorating yoga practice, and surrounding trees can provide ample shade. Please bring a mat, blanket, towel, or even sunglasses as you see fit. As this class is held outdoors, inclement weather is a concern.

Please visit the class cancellation page before heading out the door, or sign up to receive texts, so that you will be notified if class is cancelled.

Family Art Night – Community “Pott-Off”

Drawing and Doodles.

Family Art Night – Community “Pott-Off”
Ages: 6 years – Adult | $15/person
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- “Jack”son
Community Pot-Off Friday, Nov. 9, 5-8 pm

Half hour sessions: 5:00-5:30, 5:30-6:00, 6:00-6:30, 6:30-7:00, 7:00-7:30, 7:30-8:00

Glazing & Pizza Party: Friday, Nov. 30, 5:30-7:30 pm

Looking for a bit of fun for a good cause? Join us for a good ole fashion pot-off! Those who sign up will get a chance to make 2 pots on the wheel and come back to glaze them. On glazing night we will have a pot luck where we supply the pizza. We would greatly appreciate a food donation to go towards our local pantry on that night.

Cork & Clay – Garden Luminary

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- “Jack”son

Cost: $35 per person| Saturday, August 25| 6:00-8:00 pm

Light up your garden or back porch! Bring your own preferred beverage, relax, and be creative! Art supplies included. Just bring your favorite snack and cold beverage.

Cork & Clay – Slab Angels

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- “Jack”son

Cost: $35 per person| September 28 | 6:00-8:00 pm

A great way to get out of the house and create something for a day! Bring your own preferred beverage, relax, and be creative! Art supplies included. Just bring your favorite snack and cold beverage.

Cork & Clay – Cell Phone Speaker

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- “Jack”son

Cost: $35 per person| October 26 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Create a stylish amplifying speaker for your cellphone!  Bring your own preferred beverage, relax, and be creative! Art supplies included. Just bring your favorite snack and cold beverage.

Mindful Movement

Drawing and Doodles.

MINDFUL MOVEMENT
Wednesdays from 9 to 10:30 AM in the gallery
To register or learn more, contact instructor Claudia Cummins at www.claudiacummins.com.
Explore slow, gentle and meditative yoga in a warm and welcoming environment. All levels are welcome, and students are encouraged to tailor the sessions to suit their own needs.

 

Meditation in the Gallery

Drawing and Doodles.

MEDITATION IN THE GALLERY
Mondays at 6 PM (class is ongoing)
FREE and open to all
Explore the practice of mindfulness meditation – stilling the mind and uplifting the heart – in a serene and beautiful setting. Both beginning and experienced meditators are welcome and no pre-registration is
necessary – just show up!

 

Ceramics Independent Study

Drawing and Doodles.

No instructor / Students work on their own

Independent study is offered to those who have taken several ceramic classes at the MAC and understand best practices in the ceramic studio. Registration requires George Whitten’s approval.  You may contact him at  419.756.1700 or stop in at your convenience.

The cost is $75 per 25lb bag of clay, this price includes studio time, use of tools and equipment, storage space in the studio and use of glazes and all kiln firings.  

Open Studio

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Willow      

Wednesdays 2:00-5:00pm

Wednesday Open Studio is an additional opportunity for artists and students to work independently on their art projects or catch up on work after missing a class. Facilitator, Willow will be on hand to offer guidance and answer questions. Open Studio is designed for working on 2D projects and 3D projects that do not require special equipment. Those not currently enrolled in a class should bring their own supplies to use.

Ceramics Private Instruction

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema “Jack”son

By appointment. | brittany@mansfieldartcenter.org

Looking for  some personal instruction?  Whether it is for troubleshooting wheel throwing problems or looking to customize a hand building project, just ask for the girl named Jack!

 

 

Veterans Expressive Arts Class ( 6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Veterans Expressive Arts Class (6 weeks)
Mondays 6-8 pm | Sept. 10 – Oct. 15
Facilitated by Cheryl Pete, ATR

This class is an exploration of art for self-expression. Unlike a typical art class, this class is facilitated by an art therapist and offers participants the opportunity to use art for storytelling, emotional expression, stress relief and increasing self-confidence. [Since this class is focused more on the process of making art and not the finished product, those with little or no artistic experience are encouraged to attend. Experienced artists will also find new ways to approach art making.] Funded by local donors, this class is free to anyone that has served or is currently serving in the military including all branches of service and regardless of type of discharge. Registration is required.

Mansfield Art Center

Mansfield Art Center
700 Marion Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm