Workshops!

ArtsConnect has designed workshops for participants to sample a variety of arts media. Workshops range from stained glass, sculpture, home improvement lectures, woodworking, journal/creative writing, art history lectures, printmaking, radio broadcasting, theater improvisation, teen and adult acting classes, painting parties and more!  All Workshops take place at the Springfield Township Community Art Center. Sign up for a sampling of workshops and encourage your friends to sign up with you. Some workshops are offered one time and others repeat so be sure to check the online schedule listed below.  

To register, click the individual workshop link listed on the below schedule.

MAKE SURE YOUR WORKSHOP DOES  NOT CANCEL! 

Registration is always open until two days before the actual workshop.  After that, registration is closed so that instructors have time to prepare supplies and materials for participants.
Workshop Schedule
Workshop Days Time   Register
Oil on Rice Paper 2/23/19   9 - 11 a.m. $25 Register
Lollipop Music Class Sampler 3/5/19 3:45 - 4:30 p.m. FREE Register
Printmaking (NEW DATE) 4/27/19 9 - 11 a.m. $25 Register
Oil on Rice Paper II (NEW DATE) 4/6/19 Cancelled due to low registration $25 Register
Art and Wine 4/24/19 6 - 8:30 p.m. $45 Register
Jewelry Design 5/11/19 9 - 11 a.m. $25 Register
Cabinet & Furniture Makeover 5/4/19 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $100 Register
Art and Wine 6/12/19 6 - 8:30 p.m. $45 Register
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Art and Wine Workshop

With Emily Neff

Wednesday, 4/24/19 & 6/12/19, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$45 per participant

Spring is here!  Come celebrate the beauty of spring by painting a cherry tree in full bloom!  Whether you are an experienced artist or someone picking up a brush for the very first time, you will enjoy Art and Wine Wednesdays. Sip our white and red wines and let your creative side flourish. Emily Neff, our professional artist, will guide the workshop with easy to follow directions. At the end of the class, you will have a beautiful painting to hang on your wall or give as a gift.

The cost is $45 per participant.  All supplies, and one glass of wine, is provided to complete a 16-by-20-inch canvas painting. Additional glasses of wine are $5. Coffee or soda may be substituted for wine.

Register using the link on the above table. Make sure that the workshop does not cancel by registering one week before the workshop date!

Printmaking Workshop
With Sharon Doering

Saturday, 4/27/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

(NEW DATE)

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant

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Have fun learning the techniques of block printing with linoleum block, linoleum block cutters, brayers, ink, and rice paper.  Participants will create simple patterns and designs to print onto homemade greeting cards.  All supplies included.

Register using the link on the above table.

Cabinet & Furniture Makeover

With Gary Lord

Saturday, 5/4/19, 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Room C

$100 per participant


Why replace your cabinets when you can repaint them for a fraction of the cost? Join Gary Lord, nationally known decorative painter, to learn the proper professional techniques of preparing and priming your surface for good adhesion.  He will teach how to apply the base paint and the glazes, the glaze treatments, and the proper seal coat. Gary will teach participants 6 different styles of finishes. The result will be a very professional and long-lasting finish.  All participants should be prepared to paint for the whole workshop. All supplies are provided. Participants should wear old clothes and plan for a one hour lunch break on their own from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Register using the link listed on the above table.

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Jewelry Design Workshop

With Sharon Doering

Saturday, 5/11/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant


Looking for a gift for that special someone in your life?  Try creating jewelry for her at our Jewelry Design workshop.  Sharon Doering will teach how to create basic earrings, bracelets, and necklances using beads and simple wire techniques.  

Register using the link listed on the above table.

Lollipop Music Class Sampler Workshop

With Suzanne Carpenter

Tuesday, March 5, 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Library

FREE!

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Children, ages 4-6, will learn rhythms, patterns, and pitch through movement, song, and playing small instruments. Miss Suzanne will lead this music sampler class with fun and kinesthetic ways to prepare young minds and hands for the piano or other instruments when they reach age 7. If parents and children like the sampler, they are welcome to register for session 2 Lollipop Music Class.

Register using the link listed in the above table.

Oil on Rice Paper Workshop II

With artist Marian Fisher

Saturday, 4/6/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant

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Have fun creating a decorative piece for your wall, mantel, or bookshelf.  Using oil paints, Marian will teach participants how to paint an image on rice paper. The image will be made to last when applied to a stretched canvas.

Register using the link listed in the above table.