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New Holiday Workshops & Programs just added!

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Instructor: JESSICA BEEMAN - Master Pumpkin Carver

1 Session: October 28
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $15 members, $20 non-members
Location: Museum School Courtyard
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: October 22*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Pumpkin Carving for the Whole Family! This class is perfect for beginners or for those looking to learn new skills.
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In this new exciting workshop children and adults alike will learn the exciting art of pumpkin carving with local master pumpkin carver Jessica Beeman. Transform your traditional Halloween Jack-O-lantern into an intricate work of art! Students will learn to carve designs into pumpkins with traditional printmaking tools. The cost of this workshop includes 1 pumpkin and entrance to our Fall Family Fest and a pumpkin carving contest!
Single class scheduled on 10/28/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructors: MUSEUM SCHOOL FACULTY

1 Session: December 2
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuition: $45 for members, $56 for non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 60
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Register by: November 27 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Lumos! Witness the magical transformation of the AAC studios - turned into a Hogwarts wonderland! Join us for a fun-filled day of all things Harry Potter. Students will be sorted into houses, make their own wands, make some Harry Potter themed ornaments and other crafts, go on a Horcrux Hunt through the Galleries, and more! Costumes encouraged!
Single class scheduled on 12/2/2017 at 10:00AM
Instructor: DONNELL WILLIAMS, Glass Department Faculty

1 Session: December 9
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $40 members, $50 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 8
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: December 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Get an introduction to fused glass while making a unique fused glass holiday ornament. Learn the craft of kiln forming glass along with proper tool use and safe practices.
Single class scheduled on 12/9/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Community Engagement Manager

1 Session: December 9
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $36 members, $45 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: December 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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In this new workshop students will learn two printing techniques to create unique Holiday Card editions. The workshop will cover linoleum relief printing and collagraphy printing. Students will leave with 2 editions of 5 cards each.
Single class scheduled on 12/9/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Family Engagement Manager

1 Session: December 9
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $36 members, $45 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: December 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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In this exciting half day workshop students will create keepsake ornaments for the holiday season! Students will hand craft several ornaments that can be given as gifts or be enjoyed at home for years to come.
Single class scheduled on 12/9/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: ADRIAN QUINTANAR, Ceramics Department Faculty

1 Session: December 9
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $44 members, $55 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 3
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Get an introduction to handbuilding with clay while making a holiday bell ornament. Students will learn new skills for working in clay like adding color with underglazes. Finished products will be available for pick-up by December 18.
Single class scheduled on 12/9/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructors: MUSEUM SCHOOL FACULTY

1 Session: December 21
Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $45 for members, $56 for non-members
Location: Studio 1
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Join us for a holiday themed art camp with fun filled party atmosphere! Students will make several keepsake holiday themed projects, decorate cookies, and maybe learn a few dance moves to take to your next holiday party! This offers parents a few days to finish up last minute holiday shopping while sending your kids on a fun adventure. This can be a one day party or a two-day adventure when you also register for the second day, Friday, December 22. PLEASE PREREGISTER! Drop ins welcome if space is available.
Single class scheduled on 12/21/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructors: MUSEUM SCHOOL FACULTY

1 Session: December 22
Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $45 for members, $56 for non-members
Location: Studio 1
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Join us for a holiday themed art camp with fun filled party atmosphere! Students will make several keepsake holiday themed projects, decorate cookies, and maybe learn a few dance moves to take to your next holiday party! This offers parents a few days to finish up last minute holiday shopping while sending your kids on a fun adventure. This can be a one day party or a two-day adventure when you also register for the first day, Thursday, December 21. PLEASE PREREGISTER! Drop ins welcome if space is available.
Single class scheduled on 12/22/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Family Engagement Manager

10 Sessions: September 9 - November 11
Saturdays, 9 - 10 a.m.
Tuition: $160 members; $187 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This course offers a variety of confidence-building techniques and is designed for children and their grown-ups to work together to discover the joy of art-making.
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/9/2017 and ending 11/11/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Family Engagement Manager

10 Sessions: September 9 - November 11
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $210 members; $250 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Let your creativity flow in this exciting free-style mixed media course: 10 classes with different techniques and materials. Projects will involve painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, found object sculpture, and more!
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/9/2017 and ending 11/11/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: SHARON BOYD-STRUTHERS

8 Sessions: September 9 - October 28
Saturdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Tuition: $178 members, $210 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 3
Class limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Discover connections to the creative world around you. Design in your mind then create with your hands. Have fun expanding your creativity in this class!
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/9/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Family Engagement Manager

8 Sessions: September 9 - October 28
Saturdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Tuition: $178 members; $210 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 10
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Register by: September 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Students will explore animal forms in three-dimensional art works made from different materials. Students will work in clay, papier-mache, found objects and more!
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/9/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: September 30 - October 28
Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $145 members; $170 non-members - TUITION INCLUDES $45 MATERIALS FEE
Location: Studio 6
Class limit: 8
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Register by: September 17 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Combine natural fibers with beads in this on-trend bohemian style. Learn knotting, crocheting, and weaving techniques to make your own necklaces and bracelets. Students will have an opportunity for self-expression and learn skills you can take with you.
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/30/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: LANA JOHNSON

8 Sessions: September 14 - November 2
Thursdays, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Tuition: $178 members; $210 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This class is designed to let the homeschool student experience several mediums over the 8 week course. Students will experience drawing, painting, printmaking, clay and more while developing art appreciation while visiting the Arkansas Arts Center galleries.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/2/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: BARBARA MIDDLETON

10 Sessions: September 12 - November 14
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Tuition: $210 members, $250 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 4
Class limit: 6
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Exercise your imagination by creating original works with clay! Basic handbuilding methods will be taught, along with an introduction to throwing clay on the pottery wheel. Learn how to glaze your own pieces in class.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/12/2017 and ending 11/14/2017 at 4:30PM
Instructor: BARBARA MIDDLETON

10 Sessions: September 13 - November 15
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Tuition: $210 members, $250 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 4
Class limit: 6
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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NO PREREQUISITE FOR BEGINNERS. BASIC HANDBUILDING OR EQUIVALENT REQUIRED FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS.
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Designed for students who are brand new to pottery or those who are more advanced and want to continue skill building - with help available from the instructor. Opportunities for handbuilding and wheelthrowing provided. Learn about glazes and glaze your own pieces.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/15/2017 at 4:30PM
Instructor: LANA JOHNSON

8 Sessions: September 13 - November 1
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Tuition: $178 members; $210 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 12
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Learn color theory through vibrant mixed media projects. Techniques will include collage, image transfers, paint-mixing, and found object assemblage. Students will investigate hue, shade, tint, tone and value through painting, sculpture and fiber experiments!
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/1/2017 at 4:30PM
Instructor: MIRANDA YOUNG, Youth and Family Engagement Manager

8 Sessions: September 14 - November 2
Thursdays, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Tuition: $178 members; $210 non-members
TUITION INCLUDES COST OF ALL MATERIALS
Location: Studio 1
Class limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Students will learn the history of linoleum cutting and printing techniques while producing one-of-a-kind repeatable works of art. Perfect for the beginning printmaker!
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/2/2017 at 4:30PM

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