Teens & Adults

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


Wheel Throwing
Our instructors will teach you the basics and
provide tips on how to advance in your craft. Ten
pottery wheels are available or you may choose to
focus on slab work.
Session I: September 29–November 3 (6 weeks)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Dick Hill
Session II: September 30-November 4 (6 weeks)
Thursdays | 2:00 – 4:00pm
Instructor: Angi Reid
Session III: November 9–December 14 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays | 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 available for purchase.
Register 3 days prior to session

Batik Butterflies
Use dye and wax to create a colorful butterfly
on cotton fabric. All materials are provided but
participants should bring a picture of a butterfly
for reference
October 6-27 (4 weeks)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Novak
Members: $47 | Non-members: $59
Register by September 20

Stained Glass
Learn techniques including design, glass cutting,
soldering, and framing for making a copper-foiled
or leaded stained glass panel. After six weeks you
will have a beautiful completed stained glass piece.
Session I: October 7–November 11 (6 weeks)
Thursdays | 6:00 – 8:30pm
Session II: November 6–December 18 (No class Nov. 27, 6 weeks)
Saturdays | 10:00am – 12:30pm
Instructor: Gail Gavlock
Members: $62; plus $40 materials fee paid to instructor
Non-members: $75; plus $40 materials fee paid to instructor
Register 3 days prior to session

Melon Shaped Egg Basket
Create a ribbed egg basket that measures 12
inches across. Upcycled embroidery hoop handles
along with reeds will be used to create this
beautiful basket.
October 7–21 (3 weeks)
Thursdays | 6:00 – 7:30pm
Instructor: Jennifer Heckmann
Members: $31; plus $24 materials fee paid to instructor
Non-members: $39; plus $24 materials fee paid to instructor
Register by October 1

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.
Sunday, October 17 | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Instructor: Sue Kuennen
Members: $28 | Non-members: $35
Register by October 14

Watercolor with Michael Broshar
In this class you will be introduced to the subtleties
of watercolor through lessons on brush strokes
and color palettes. If you are an experienced
watercolorist, Michael will help you master new
techniques that will enhance your artwork.
October 19-November 23 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Michael Broshar
Members: $47 | Non-members: $59
Register by October 12

The Art of Journaling
Rev up your creativity and learn new journaling
techniques using a variety of mixed media
materials. Each week you will explore a new
artistic technique along with fun writing prompts.
A supply list will be provided.
November 2-23 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Carol Hedberg
Members: $31; plus $15 materials fee paid to instructor
Non-members: $39: plus $15 materials fee paid to instructor
Register by October 29

Fused Glass Ornaments
Create your own fused glass holiday ornament.
Participants will be able to choose from three
different basic designs.
Thursday, November 11
Wednesday, November 17
Tuesday, November 23
Wednesday, December 1
6:00 – 7:30pm
Instructor: Candida Deree
Members: $26 | Non-members: $33 per class
(Children’s ornaments $15, with accompanying full-priced adult)
Register 3 days prior to session

Drawing Basics
Using a still life, participants will learn to
draw realistic images by learning proportion,
perspective and patience – a great class for beginners.
November 2-23 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: William Bisbee
Members: $31 | Non-members: $39
Register by October 29

Art & Wine
Spend an evening sipping on wine and creating art.
Thursday, October 21 | Paper Owl Sculptures
Thursday, November 11 | Paper Making
Wednesday, December 8 | Letter Press
Christmas Cards with Pretty Good Co.
6:30 – 8:00pm
Members: $19 | Non-members: $24
Register 3 days prior to session

Still Life Painting in Acrylic
Great for any skill level, this class will guide you
through creating one simple still life painting.
A supply list will be provided.
November 2-23 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays | 2:00 – 4:00pm
Instructor: Caylin Graham
Members: $31 | Non-members: $39
Register by October 29

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