Classes and Workshops

Fall 2021 Art Classes

Note: all courses will follow current Covid-19 recommendations.

Registration for Calligraphy and Mosaic Glass closes on Monday, October 4. If you wish to register using check or cash for payment, please contact the Museum at (937) 325-4673.

 

 

4-Week Sessions

Stained Glass | $95 CLOSED
Wednesdays, Sep 15-Oct 6, 2021, 6-8pm
Instructor: Jonelle Newman
For ages 18+; maximum class size: 8

Learn the beginning techniques and fundamentals of stained glass construction. Upon course completion, students will have created one stained glass piece. Supplies included.

Mosaic Glass | $95
Wednesdays, Oct 13-Nov 3, 2021, 6-8pm
Instructor: Jonelle Newman
For ages 18+; maximum class size: 8

Learn the beginning techniques and fundamentals of mosaic glass construction. Upon course completion, students will have created one mosaic piece.

Calligraphy | $65
Thursdays, Oct 14-Nov 4, 9:30-11am
Instructor: Anne Kazez
For ages 16+; maximum class size: 8

This course is designed both for those who are new to calligraphy and those who have already studied calligraphy here at the Museum. Beginners will learn how to form letters using ink and Speedball pens with style C nibs. Non-beginners will review and expand on what they already know. All students will develop a deeper understanding of and appreciation for shapes, angles, spaces, and design. Supplies included.

Family Art & Play | $50 CLOSED
Saturday mornings, Oct 30-Nov 20 (four sessions), 10-11 am
Instructor: Amy Koepieski
For ages 3-7 with an adult present; maximum group size: 10 children

Enjoy quality family time in the galleries and studios at the Springfield Museum of Art and be prepared to do art in the park at each session. Sessions are led by Museum Educator Amy Korpieski and explore playful ways to engage children in the gallery as well as sensory, open-ended art in the studio and park.

This program is offered in partnership with National Trail Parks & Recreation Division. Register through NTPRD at 937-328-7275 or online here »

6-Week Sessions

Early Childhood Art Class | $70
Friday mornings, Sep 17-Oct 22 (six sessions), 10-11am
Instructor: Amy Korpieski
For ages 3-5 with an adult present; maximum group size: 10 children

Creativity and play abound as young children explore art in a sensory, open-ended studio class led by Museum Educator Amy Korpieski. Come prepared for being outside as well – we will do art in the surrounding Veteran’s Park often, as weather permits.

This program is offered in partnership with National Trail Parks & Recreation Division. Register through NTPRD at 937-328-7275 or online here »

Fundamentals of Drawing | $80 CLOSED
Wednesdays, Oct 6-Nov 10, 6-8pm
Instructor: Kelley Booze
For ages 15+; maximum group size: 10

Drawing is considered the foundation for work in all the visual arts. Drawings can be  made as finished works of art but also as a first step in preparation for watercolor, acrylic and oil painting, and even sculpture. This class will introduce the beginner  to the following elements of drawing: line and shape, light and dark values, composition, perspective and ways to manipulate the material for various effects.

Supply List
» 2B – 4B drawing pencils
» Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper Pad, Smooth Surface, 14”x 17”
» kneaded eraser
» plastic eraser
» vine charcoal

Our Instructors

Kelley Booze holds a BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and published in Artist’s Magazine. She specializes in oil painting and various drawing mediums.

 

 

Anne Kazez studied calligraphy in high school before earning degrees in French language and literature. Her love of French and calligraphy led her to use pen and ink to hand-letter signs, menus, and poems in several foreign languages.

 

 

Amy Korpieski draws on her experiences as a children’s librarian and has taught integrated arts to children through Springfield Museum of Art, Project Jericho and Nightingale Montessori.

 

 

Jonelle Newman is a Springfield native who discovered her passion for stained glass in classes at the Museum. She teaches for Springfield City Schools and enjoys opportunities for incorporating art into the classroom.

 

 

For more information, call 937-325-4673.