All-Ages Workshops

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We’re excited to offer All-Ages workshops for adults and children accompanied by their favorite grown-up.
Please note: Children under 14 must take the class with a registered adult.


CANCELED - Junk Shop Jewelry: Wednesday, March 25, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Learn how to turn anything into jewelry, from toys to leftover costume jewelry. Mix and match objects to create one-of-a-kind earrings or necklaces.
Instructor: Haley Morris. $50, CMA Members $40. All supplies provided.

CANCELED - Encaustic: Wednesday, April 8, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
This workshop introduces the history of the encaustic technique, the ancient art of painting with molten beeswax. Learn a variety of techniques, including how to build layers of pigmented wax and to fuse, embed, and collage objects.
Instructor: Michaelle Marschall. $50, CMA Members $40. All supplies provided.

CANCELED - Reverse-Engineered Ceramics: Wednesday, April 22, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Deconstruct mass-produced containers and use their shapes as jumping-off points for original clay sculptures. All abilities and skill levels welcome.
Instructor: Laura Ferrando. $50, CMA Members $40. All supplies provided.


Four-week mini-session workshops for the whole family to enjoy. Adults without children are welcome to attend!

CANCELED - Screen Printing: Four Fridays, March 20 – April 17, 6:30–8:30 p.m. (No class April 10)
Learn the basics of screen printing, along with some simple layering techniques. The flow will focus on the process of screen printing and developing a project inspired by the museum collection.
Instructor: Julie Schabel. $140, CMA members $120. All supplies provided.

CANCELED - Block Printing on Clay: Four Fridays, April 24 - May 15, 6:30–8:30 p.m. (No class April 10)
This class will combine basic ceramic hand-building techniques with printmaking, to guide you through making original works of functional art with unique and interesting surfaces.  You will design and carve your own printing blocks and then use those to create both relief and printed design on your pieces.
Instructor: Laura Ferrando. $140, CMA members $120. All supplies provided.

*PLEASE NOTE: All-Ages Workshops are an in-depth studio experience. Children under 14 must take the class with a registered adult to help translate instructions and offer guidance with the use of adult tools. All children must be at least 8 years old. Adults without children are welcome to attend.


When registering, both adults and children must purchase individual tickets.

Workshop Wednesdays: $50, CMA Members $40. (Unless otherwise noted)

Friday Night Minis: $140, CMA members $120. (Unless otherwise noted)

Register online or call 216-421-7350. Scholarships available; email FamilyYouthInfo [at] clevelandart.org for more information.

Registration is first-come, first-served. Most classes are limited to 16 participants. If minimum enrollment is not met one week before the workshop or first workshop in the series, the workshop or workshop series will be canceled and all enrolled participants will be notified; no further registrations will be accepted to reinstate the class.

A limited number of scholarships are available. Contact FamilyYouthInfo [at] clevelandart.org for more information or complete and submit the form below.

Age group: 
8 – Adult