Teens & Adults

Classes for Teens & Adults
Registration is required for classes and programs. REGISTER HERE
or call 319.291.4490, email museum@waterloo-ia.org, or stop by the Center to sign up.


Wheel Throwing
Spend a couple of hours a week playing with clay!
Our instructors will teach you the basics and provide
tips on how to advance your craft.
Ten pottery wheels are available or you may
want to focus on slab work.
Session I: February 1–March 8 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Session II: March 23–April 27 (6 weeks)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Dick Hill
Members: $72 | Non-members: $90
Fee includes use of studio/tools and 25 lbs. of clay.
Additional clay is available for purchase.
Register 3 days prior to session

Rock Weaving
Spend an afternoon wrapping rocks with reeds
and sticks. Finished rocks will make perfect
accent pieces in your home. Participants are
encouraged to bring palm-sized rocks that hold
special significance or meaning.
Saturday, February 26
Session I | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Session II | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Members: $28; plus $15 materials fee
Non-members: $35; plus $15 materials fee
Instructor: Sue Kuennen
Register by February 11

Still Life Painting in Acrylic
Great for any skill level, this class will guide you
through creating a simple still life painting.
A supply list will be provided.
February 1–22 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays | 3:00 – 5:00pm
Instructor: Caylin Graham
Members: $36 | Non-members: $45
Register by: January 28

Stained Glass
Learn techniques including design, glass cutting,
soldering, and framing for making a copper-foiled or
lead stained glass panel. After six weeks you will have
a beautiful completed stained glass piece.
Traditional Stained Glass
Session I: February 3–March 10 (6 weeks)
Thursdays | 6:00 – 8:30pm
Bike Wheel Yard Art
Session II: April 7-May 12 (6 weeks)
Thursdays | 6:00 – 8:30pm
Instructor: Gail Gavlock
Members: $62; plus $40 materials fee
Non-members: $75; plus $40 materials fee
Register 3 days prior to session

Batik: Bugs, Butterflies, & Birds
Use dye and wax to create a colorful bug, bird or
butterfly on cotton fabric. All materials are provided
but participants should bring a picture of the animal
that they would wish to fabricate.
March 23-April 13 (5 weeks)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Novak
Members: $47 | Non-members: $59
Register by February 25

Circular Baskets
Develop your weaving skills with a circular basket
that measures 10-12 inches across. Flat and rounded
reeds will be used to create this beautiful basket over
the course of a day, please make sure bring
yourself a sack lunch.
March 26
Saturday | 10:00am – 3:00pm
Instructor: Jennifer Heckmann
Members: $31; plus $20 materials fee
Non-members: $39; plus $20 materials fee
Register by: March 11

Fused Glass Projects
Create your very own colorful fused glass pieces.
All projects are precut; participants will assemble and
glue together their pieces. Pieces will be fused and
ready for pickup a week after the class date.
Wednesday, February 9 | Heart Stick
Tuesday, March 8 | Fused Glass Pendants
Wednesday, April 6 | Garden Stake Dog/Cat
Tuesday, May 10 | Bird Sun Catcher
6:00 – 7:30pm
Instructor: Candida Deree
Members: $26 | Non-members: $32 per class
Register 3 days prior to session

Stained Glass Boxes
Make your own 4 x 5 inch stained glass box.
Kits will be pre-cut; participants
will solder, clean and shine them.
March 6
Sunday | 1:00 – 4:00pm
Instructor: Gail Gavlock
Members: $26; plus $20 materials fee
Non-members: $33; plus $20 materials fee
Register by: March 1

Lamp Work: Glass Beads
Learn to use heat, gravity and simple
tools to shape vibrant molten glass. Bring a
lunch and be prepared to be amazed by your
creation. This class is for beginning
and intermediate students.
April 2
Saturday | 10:30am – 4:00pm
Instructor: Rhonda Scott
Members: $52; plus $25 materials fee
Non-members: $64; plus $25 materials fee
Register by March 18

Sewing 101
This beginning sewing class will focus
on your machine, basic stitches and how to
use patterns. Participants are welcome to bring
their own machines to this class or use those provided.
April 5-26 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Nancy Neessen
Members: $60 | Non-members: $75
Register by: April 1

Glaze a Giant Snail Planter
Spend an evening glazing a large ceramic
snail planter. Over twelve inches long, this
slug will be the perfect spot for a pansy or geranium.
April 13
Wednesday | 6:00 – 7:30pm
Instructor: Angi Reid
Members: $28 | Non-members: $35
Register by April 10

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