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 Member/Non- member Fee Register
Upcycled Wall Hanging 8/5/19 6 - 9 p.m.  $40.50/$45 Register
Wire Wrapped Earring Design 8/31/19   9 - 11 a.m. $22.50/25 Register
Oil on Rice Paper I 8/24/19 9 - 11 a.m. $22.50/$25 Register
Oil on Rice Paper II  9/21/19 9 - 11 a.m. $22.50/$25 Register
Art of Mindfulness 9/14/19 9 - 11 p.m. $22.50/$25 Register
Cabinet & Furniture Makeover 9/21/19 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. $45/$50 Register
Creative Radio Broadcast 10/12, 10/19, &10/21 9 - 11 a.m.
8 - 10 p.m.
$67.50/$75 Register
Egg Tempera 10/26/19 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. $45.50/$50 Register
The Art of Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee 10/17/19 7 - 9 p.m. $22.50/$25 Register
The Art of Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee 10/19/19 9 - 11 p.m. $22.50/$25 Register
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Wire Wrapped Earring Design Workshop

With Sharon Doering

Saturday, 8/31/19    9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant

supplies included

Enjoy your Saturday morning creating beautiful items to wear.  Learn how to wrap beads and jewels with wire in order to make a few earring sets. Sharon Doering will teach participants the techniques as well as supply some unusual materials to use in the jewelry design.  The cost is $25 per participant.  All supplies are provided to complete one earring set. 

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

Upcycled Wall Hanging with Abby Schnure

Monday, 8/5/19, 6-9 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$45 per participant

Supplies included

trashweaving

From trash to treasure - in this 3-hour workshop we will cover the basics of weaving using recycled materials like paper, fabric, and plastics.  It will a unique way to learn the fundamentals of weaving yet will use a very post-modern approach. The result is a unique wall hanging.  

Register using the link on the above table.

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Oil on Rice Paper Workshop I & II with Marian Fisher

Saturday, 8/24/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, 9/21/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant

Supplies included

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.

Art of Mindfulness

With Sharon Doering

Saturday, 9/14/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

$25 per participant

Supplies included


Origami birds

Our art therapist will guide participants in creative techniques to improve focus and attention to detail.  Enjoy this relaxing time creating art with others on a Saturday morning.

Register using the link listed on the above table.

Cabinet & Furniture Makeover

With Gary Lord

Saturday, 9/21/19, 9:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Woodshop or Room C

$50 per participant

Supplies included


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.

Register using the link listed on the above table.

Creative Radio Broadcast Workshop

With John Carpenter

Saturday,10/12/19, 9-11 a.m. And Monday, 10/21/19, 8 -10 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, Library

$75 per participant

All dates included as one workshop.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

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Learn how to present a radio show.  You will learn how to arrange music, operate an on-air board, and interview people for a show.  The final workshop day will take place at the local, Cincinnati radio station, WAIF, 88.3 FM.

Register using the link listed in the above table.

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Egg Tempera Workshop with Gary Brooks

Saturday, 10/26/19, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center

$50 per participant

Supplies included

Learn to us the oldest and most traditional of painting mediums in this workshop.  Many beautiful paintings from the Middle Ages were done in egg tempera which is a brilliant, semi-translucent paint medium that dries almost instantly.  Learn how to best manipulate this unique medium on paper.

Register using the link listed in the above table.

The Art of Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Thursday, 10/17/19 7 - 9 p..m.

OR

Saturday, 10/19/19, 9 - 11 a.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center - Library

$25.00 per participant

From Chemex, to the French press, to the standard drip machine - Our brewing expert will teach you the six elements to brewing the most perfect cup of coffee.  It's truly an art!  Prepare to taste the difference!

Register using the link listed in the above table.