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.


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
Oil on Rice Paper II  9/21/19 9 - 11 a.m. $22.50/$25 Cancelled
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

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 4 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, and 10/19/19, 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.

Brooks.G.Morning Light egg tempera

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 use the oldest and most traditional of painting mediums in this workshop. Many beautiful paintings from the Middle Ages and Renaissance 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. Students do a small egg tempera sample.

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.


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.