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ART Musical Theatre Camp - July 16-27 9am-12pm 30 17

(Ages 9-18) Act, sing, dance! Experience the excitement of live theater on stage. Adirondack Regional Theatre’s instructors will work with students on the triple threat of Broadway (dancing, singing, and acting). Develop movement and rhythm skills, gain self-confidence, improve teamwork and language skills through script and choral reading. The session ends with a performance on the stage of the historic Strand Center Theatre on July 27 at 6pm for your family and friends.

$250 Non-Member/$235 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, July 16-27: 9am-12pm

Instructors: Pam & Tom Lavin with Adirondack Regional Theatre

Location: Strand Center Theatre

ArtQuest: Clay - August 13-17 9-11am 8 1

(Ages 5-9) Get creative in this fun-filled week of clay! Students will be exploring a variety of clay techniques - both hand building and wheel-throwing.  Experiment with patterns, textures, forms, and glaze techniques, all while creating fun and functional ceramic works of art!

$105 Non-Members/$95 Members (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, August 13-17: 9-11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

ArtQuest: Clay - July 2-6 9-11am 8 5

(Ages 9-12) Get creative in this fun-filled week of clay! Students will be exploring a variety of clay techniques - both hand building and wheel-throwing.  Experiment with patterns, textures, forms, and glaze techniques, all while creating fun and functional ceramic works of art!

$105 Non-Members/$95 Members (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, July 2-6: 9-11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

ArtQuest: Family - Summer Birds - June 2 10am-12pm 20 18

(Ages 5+) Children and adults will work together as a team to create a nature-inspired painted collage. Paint, draw, and paste your way into a compilation of images of our natural world. Students and their adult are encouraged to bring a variety of photos, magazine clippings, and other favorite pictures of birds and plants to collage with in class. (Child must be accompanied by adult. Adult & child must both register.)

$25 Non-Member/$20 Member Per Student (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 2: 10am-12pm

Instructor: Grace Potthast

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Branch Weaving - August 18 11am-2pm 4 4

(Ages 18+) Take a branch, add some colorful yarns, a few tapestry stitches for texture, maybe a treasure or two, and voila! You have a woven piece of art for your wall. Join in the fun this afternoon! If you have a small interesting treasure of your own, bring it along. It might be just the personal touch that makes your creation speak to you!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 18: 11am-2pm

Instructor: Ann Rooney

Location: Strand Center Fiber Arts Studio

Camp Spotlight! 12-3pm 15 14

(Ages 5-18) Love to sing? It’s your time in the spotlight! Students will learn and polish the essential skills of vocal performance in this 2 week glee club-style camp. Sing and perform as a group and soloists to spotlight your individual talents. A recital will be performed on August 17, 2018 at 6pm on the historic Strand Center Theatre stage for family and friends!

$150 Non-Member/$140 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, August 6-17: 12-3pm

Instructor: Sue Richards

Location: Strand Center Theatre

Clay Cupcakes - August 8 AM 9-11am 8 8

(Ages 9+) Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using under glazes and make your work of art look scrumptious. Don’t forget the sprinkles and cherry on top! Adults are welcome as well. Everyone needs a cupcake!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 8: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Cupcakes - August 8 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using under glazes and make your work of art look scrumptious. Don’t forget the sprinkles and cherry on top! Adults are welcome as well. Everyone needs a cupcake!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 8: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Clay Cupcakes - July 11 AM 9-11am 8 6

(Ages 9+) Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using under glazes and make your work of art look scrumptious. Don’t forget the sprinkles and cherry on top! Adults are welcome as well. Everyone needs a cupcake!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, July 11: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Cupcakes - July 11 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using under glazes and make your work of art look scrumptious. Don’t forget the sprinkles and cherry on top! Adults are welcome as well. Everyone needs a cupcake!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, July 11:5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Fairy House - August 9 AM 9am-11am 8 6

(Ages 9+) Let your imagination soar while creating a quaint and cozy home for the fairies. Do your fairies prefer to live humbly in a cottage, tree house, or mushroom inspired home? Or do they reside in a grand castle? The possibilities are limitless!

$45 Non-Member/$40 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, August 9: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Fairy House - August 9 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Let your imagination soar while creating a quaint and cozy home for the fairies. Do your fairies prefer to live humbly in a cottage, tree house, or mushroom inspired home? Or do they reside in a grand castle? The possibilities are limitless!

$45 Non-Member/$40 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, August 9: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Fairy House - July 12 AM 9-11am 8 6

(Ages 9+) Let your imagination soar while creating a quaint and cozy home for the fairies. Do your fairies prefer to live humbly in a cottage, tree house, or mushroom inspired home? Or do they reside in a grand castle? The possibilities are limitless!

$45 Non-Member/$40 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, July 12: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Fairy House - July 12 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Let your imagination soar while creating a quaint and cozy home for the fairies. Do your fairies prefer to live humbly in a cottage, tree house, or mushroom inspired home? Or do they reside in a grand castle? The possibilities are limitless!

$45 Non-Member/$40 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, July 12: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Open Studio - August

(Ages 18+) Come take a tour and see what Open Studio is all about. The monthly membership offers over 75 hours of studio time per month, five days a week, to experienced potters and students. Members of Open Studio have access to the equipment and are provided shelf space for storage of tools and works in progress. To join, you will need to complete an informational form and speak to a studio tech to determine if you can work independently with your background experience. This is not an instructional program.

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (per month) *Contact the Strand Center for the Arts for more information.

Clay Open Studio - July

(Ages 18+) Come take a tour and see what Open Studio is all about. The monthly membership offers over 75 hours of studio time per month, five days a week, to experienced potters and students. Members of Open Studio have access to the equipment and are provided shelf space for storage of tools and works in progress. To join, you will need to complete an informational form and speak to a studio tech to determine if you can work independently with your background experience. This is not an instructional program.

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (per month) *Contact the Strand Center for the Arts for more information.

Clay Open Studio - June

(Ages 18+) Come take a tour and see what Open Studio is all about. The monthly membership offers over 75 hours of studio time per month, five days a week, to experienced potters and students. Members of Open Studio have access to the equipment and are provided shelf space for storage of tools and works in progress. To join, you will need to complete an informational form and speak to a studio tech to determine if you can work independently with your background experience. This is not an instructional program.

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (per month) *Contact the Strand Center for the Arts for more information.

Clay Pinch Pot Animal - August 6 AM 9-11am 8 8

(Ages 9+) Join in on the fun of creating an animal of your choice using one of the oldest and most basic techniques in clay: hand building. Open to ages 9 and up, adults welcome!


$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)


Monday, August 6: 9-11amm


Instructor: Ali Martin


Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Pinch Pot Animal - August 6 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Join in on the fun of creating an animal of your choice using one of the oldest and most basic techniques in clay: hand building. Open to ages 9 and up, adults welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Monday, August 6: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Pinch Pot Animal - July 9 AM 9-11am 8 6

(Ages 9+) Join in on the fun of creating an animal of your choice using one of the oldest and most basic techniques in clay: hand building. Open to ages 9 and up, adults welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Monday, July 9: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Pinch Pot Animal - July 9 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Join in on the fun of creating an animal of your choice using one of the oldest and most basic techniques in clay: hand building. Open to ages 9 and up, adults welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Monday, July 9: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Slab Mug - August 7 AM 9-11am 8 8

(Ages 9+) Come learn how to create a mug using the slab method! Learn how to apply handles and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Adults are welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Tuesday, August 7: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Slab Mug - August 7 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Come learn how to create a mug using the slab method! Learn how to apply handles and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Adults are welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Tuesday, August 7: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Clay Slab Mug - July 10 AM 9-11am 8 6

(Ages 9+) Come learn how to create a mug using the slab method! Learn how to apply handles and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Adults are welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Tuesday, July 10: 9-11am

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Clay Slab Mug - July 10 PM 5-7pm 8 8

(Ages 9+) Come learn how to create a mug using the slab method! Learn how to apply handles and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Adults are welcome!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Tuesday, July 10: 5-7pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Disney-Inspired Melted Crayon Art - August 25 9am-12pm 12 12

(Ages 5-18) Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills inspired by his/her favorite Disney characters. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This class will involve painting on canvas! Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite Disney characters for inspiration.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 25: 9am-12pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Disney-Inspired Melted Crayon Art - July 19 5:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 18+) Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills inspired by his/her favorite Disney characters. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This class will involve painting on canvas! Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite Disney characters for inspiration.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, July 19: 5:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Disney-Inspired Melted Crayon Art - July 7 9am-12pm 12 12

(Ages 5-18) Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills inspired by his/her favorite Disney characters. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This class will involve painting on canvas! Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite Disney characters for inspiration.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 7: 9am-12pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Disney-Inspired Tessellations - June 21 5:30-8pm 12 12

(Ages 18+) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations inspired by their favorite Disney characters and with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite Disney characters for inspiration!

$30 Non-Member/$25 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, June 21: 5:30-8pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Disney-Inspired Tessellations - June 23 9-11:30am 12 12

(Ages 5-18) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations inspired by their favorite Disney characters and with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite Disney characters for inspiration!

$30 Non-Member/$25 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 23: 9-11:30am

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Bead & Wire Chain Bracelet - August 29 6:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Get started making your own bead and wire jewelry with this easy bracelet. Refine the techniques of making simple loops, learn how to make and use your own jump rings, and learn how to make an easy handmade closure.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 29: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Bead & Wire Chain Bracelet - July 18 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Get started making your own bead and wire jewelry with this easy bracelet. Refine the techniques of making simple loops, learn how to make and use your own jump rings, and learn how to make an easy handmade closure.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, July 18: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Bead & Wire Chain Bracelet - June 27 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Get started making your own bead and wire jewelry with this easy bracelet. Refine the techniques of making simple loops, learn how to make and use your own jump rings, and learn how to make an easy handmade closure.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, June 27: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Earrings - August 4 3-5pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Begin exploring the world of jewelry making with 3 easy earring projects that can be finished in class. See how easy it is to make your own ear wires and jump rings, learn about jewelry making tools, and develop confidence. Perfect for anyone curious about learning how to make their own jewelry.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 4: 3-5pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Earrings - July 21 10am-12pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Begin exploring the world of jewelry making with 3 easy earring projects that can be finished in class. See how easy it is to make your own ear wires and jump rings, learn about jewelry making tools, and develop confidence. Perfect for anyone curious about learning how to make their own jewelry.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 21: 10am-12pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Easy Earrings - June 6 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Begin exploring the world of jewelry making with 3 easy earring projects that can be finished in class. See how easy it is to make your own ear wires and jump rings, learn about jewelry making tools, and develop confidence. Perfect for anyone curious about learning how to make their own jewelry.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, June 6: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Family Art Night: The Sacred Mandala 5-7:30pm 15 15

(Ages 5+) Gather the family for an evening of creating! We’ll discuss a brief history of mandalas and create one inspired by our very own family. Add colors and detail using colored pencils, crayons, markers, and watercolors. Fun for the whole family!

$20 Non-Member/$15 Member (Per Student, Materials Included)

Wednesday, July 25: 5-7:30pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Community Room

How to Write a Story - August 10am-12pm 20 19

(Ages 9-13) In this class, students will learn the elements of writing a short story. They will be shown the nuts and bolts of storytelling, as well as tips and tricks to make the story more enjoyable for their audience.

$105 Non-Member/$95 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Thursday, August 6-9: 10am-12pm

Instructor: David Monette

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Introduction to Viking Knit - August 25 1-3pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient technique of Viking knit with wire and create a bold bracelet. Use copper wire and a unique tool to weave a beautiful piece of Viking knit, then learn simple finishing techniques including coiling and basic wire work. Bracelet won't be finished in class, but students will be able to finish at home with full instructions.

$55 Non-Member/$50 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 25: 1-3pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Introduction to Viking Knit - June 16 11am-1pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient technique of Viking knit with wire and create a bold bracelet. Use copper wire and a unique tool to weave a beautiful piece of Viking knit, then learn simple finishing techniques including coiling and basic wire work. Bracelet won't be finished in class, but students will be able to finish at home with full instructions.

$55 Non-Member/$50 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 16: 11am-1pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Introduction to Viking Knit - May 30 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient technique of Viking knit with wire and create a bold bracelet. Use copper wire and a unique tool to weave a beautiful piece of Viking knit, then learn simple finishing techniques including coiling and basic wire work. Bracelet won't be finished in class, but students will be able to finish at home with full instructions.

$55 Non-Member/$50 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, May 30: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Hammered Copper Jewelry - July 7 1-4pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the basics of cutting, shaping, and hammering copper into beautiful jewelry using hand tools and cold connections. We'll explore a variety of basic jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques using hand tools. Take home 3 finished projects and a lot of great new metal working skills!

$70 Non-Members/$65 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 7: 1-4pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Hammered Copper Jewelry - June 2 4-7pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the basics of cutting, shaping, and hammering copper into beautiful jewelry using hand tools and cold connections. We'll explore a variety of basic jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques using hand tools. Take home 3 finished projects and a lot of great new metal working skills!

$70 Non-Members/$65 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 2: 4-7pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Handmade Chain - August 11 1-4pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient art of forming jewelry chain using hand tools and cold connections. Learn techniques for at least 3 different styles of handmade chain made using copper wire, maybe more if time allows. Simple handmade closures will also be taught.

$50 Non-Members/$45 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 11: 1-4pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Handmade Chain - July 28 1-4pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient art of forming jewelry chain using hand tools and cold connections. Learn techniques for at least 3 different styles of handmade chain made using copper wire, maybe more if time allows. Simple handmade closures will also be taught.

$50 Non-Members/$45 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 28: 1-4pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Handmade Chain - June 9 3-6pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Learn the ancient art of forming jewelry chain using hand tools and cold connections. Learn techniques for at least 3 different styles of handmade chain made using copper wire, maybe more if time allows. Simple handmade closures will also be taught.

$50 Non-Members/$45 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 9: 3-6pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Intro to Technical Theatre - July 8 12-4pm 10 10

(Ages 18+) Take a step backstage and explore the unseen side of the performing arts and entertainment industry as a Theatrical Technician. Stage managers, lighting designers, audio technicians, and many more trained professionals are responsible for what happens before the curtain opens and the lights wash across the stage, lighting up your favorite scenes and performers. Come experience the “how to’s” and basic skills necessary to build a performance from the ground up.

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Sunday, May 20: 12-4pm

Instructor: Dana McLaughlin

Location: Strand Center Theatre

Let's Make a Scene - June 30 1-2:30pm 20 20

(Ages 5-18) Interested in learning about acting and performing on stage? This workshop is for you! Students will learn the fundamentals of being in a stage production, the teamwork it takes to be in a show, and will even get to develop a short scene to be performed at the end of class. Parents are invited to watch the last 10 minutes of class. Every show needs an audience!

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 30: 1-2:30pm

Instructor: Mallory Valk

Location: Strand Center Theatre

Love Knot Wire Bracelet - August 22 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Explore the art of creating wire links and learn how to make a classic lover's knot bracelet. We'll work with copper wire to cut and form wire links, then make our own jump rings and simple clasp. Optional: add decorative gemstone beads for a small additional fee.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 22: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Love Knot Wire Bracelet - July 14 10am-12pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Explore the art of creating wire links and learn how to make a classic lover's knot bracelet. We'll work with copper wire to cut and form wire links, then make our own jump rings and simple clasp. Optional: add decorative gemstone beads for a small additional fee.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 14: 10am-12pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Love Knot Wire Bracelet - June 20 6:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Explore the art of creating wire links and learn how to make a classic lover's knot bracelet. We'll work with copper wire to cut and form wire links, then make our own jump rings and simple clasp. Optional: add decorative gemstone beads for a small additional fee.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Wednesday, June 20: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Mandala Sgraffito Plate Designs - August 11 9am-11am 10 10

(Ages 13+) In this class, students will create a beautiful mandala plate using the technique of sgraffito, in which a design is etched into the surface of the underglazed piece. Come find your inner zen while creating your own unique and functional piece of art!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 11: 9-11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Mandala Sgraffito Plate Designs - July 7 9-11am 10 10

(Ages 13+) In this class, students will create a beautiful mandala plate using the technique of sgraffito, in which a design is etched into the surface of the underglazed piece. Come find your inner zen while creating your own unique and functional piece of art!

$35 Non-Member/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 7: 9am-11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Melted Crayon Art Camp - August 9-11am 12 11

(Ages 5-18) Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! In this week-long camp, students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This camp will involve painting on canvas!

$115 Non-Member/$105 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, August 13-17: 9-11am

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Monet & Chardonnay! - August 15 6:30-8:30pm 16 14

 Sunset in Venice, 1908

(Ages 21+) Artists will paint Sunset in Venice, 1908, inspired by the father of the Impressionist Movement, French painter, Claude Monet. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 15: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Amy Guglielmo

Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Mud & Merlot Wheel - August 23 5:30-7:30pm 6 6

(Ages 21+) Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Thursday, August 23: 5:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Mud & Merlot Wheel - July 26 5:30-7:30pm 6 6

(Ages 21+) Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Thursday, July 26: 5:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Mud & Merlot Wheel - July 5 5:30-7:30pm 6 6

(Ages 21+) Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Thursday, July 5: 5:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Mud & Merlot Wheel - June 21 5:30-7:30pm 6 6

(Ages 21+) Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Thursday, June 21: 5:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Mud & Merlot Wheel - June 7 5:30-7:30pm 6 6

(Ages 21+) Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Thursday, June 7: 5:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Nature-Inspired Artisan Soaps - June 9-11am 8 8

(Ages 18+) Get in touch with nature in this hand-crafted soap class. Students will have a variety of nature & garden scents to choose from, adding their own personal flair to their creations. Saturday will be a packing session for projects. *Registration required by 1 week prior to class for proper material supply.*

$60 Non-Member/$55 Member (Materials Included)

Monday & Wednesday, June 11 & 13: 9-11am; Friday, June 15: 9-10am

Instructor: Sue Rothamel

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Paint & Sip: Adirondack Scene - August 1 5-8pm 12 12

(Ages 21+) “Uncork” your creative potential and join Ali in painting a step-by-step Adirondack scene while sipping on some wine (optional). This class is a one night experience for all levels and abilities – anyone who’s looking to play in some paint.

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, August 1: 5-8pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Paint & Sip: Landscape Scene - July 20 5-8pm 12 12

(Ages 21+) “Uncork” your creative potential and join Ali in painting a step-by-step landscape scene while sipping on some wine (optional). This class is a one night experience for all levels and abilities – anyone who’s looking to play in some paint.

$35 Non-Member/$30 Member (Materials Included)

Friday, July 20: 5-8pm

Instructor: Ali Martin

Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Soap Suds Kids - July 9-11am 8 8

(Ages 8-13) Get creative with soap! Students will learn to make artisan soaps with nature, critters, and crawlies themes. Projects will make great gifts or great use in their own soap dish at home! Week consists of 3 2-hour sessions with Thursday as a 1-hour wrap day for completed soaps. *Registration required by 1 week prior to class for proper material supply.*

$80 Non Member/$75 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Wednesday, July 9-11: 9-11am; Thursday, July 12: 9-10am

Instructor: Sue Rothamel

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Tessellate and Create - August 2 5:30-8:30pm 12 11

(Ages 18+) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, August 2: 5:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Tessellate and Create - August 4 11am-2pm 12 12

(Ages 5-18) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 4: 11am-2pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Tessellate and Create Camp - July 9-11am 12 9

(Ages 5-18) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher's work, making connections between math and art in this week-long camp. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art!

$100 Non-Member/$90 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Friday, July 16-20: 9am-11am

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Tessellate and Create - June 7 5:30-8:30pm 12 12

(Ages 18+) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Thursday, June 7: 5:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Tessellate and Create - June 9 11am-2pm 12 12

(Ages 5-18) Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher’s work, making connections between math and art in this class. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 9: 11am-2pm

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location: Strand Center Community Room

The Art of Perspective - June 10am-12pm 20 18

(Ages 9-18) This is an introduction to learning to create drawings in perspective. In this course, students will start from the beginner stage and work toward achieving the knowledge and confidence to successfully draw in perspective. They will learn to apply this skill to future artwork, making their work more visually realistic and creating depth in their pieces.

$105 Non-Member/$95 Member (Materials Included)

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28: 10am-12pm

Instructor: David Monette

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Thiebaud and Merlot! - July 18 6:30-8:30pm 16 15

Three Flavors, 1995

Artists will recreate Three Flavors, 1995 inspired by Wayne Thiebaud, famous for his paintings of colorful everyday objects. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece.

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, July 18: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Amy Guglielmo

Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Tree of Life Necklace - August 18 10am-12pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Create a stunning necklace using a Tree of Life Pendant with simple bead and wire chain techniques. Learn, practice, and refine the technique of turning wire loops as well as how to make a simple s-clasp closure. Remember your connection to nature when you make and wear this symbolic piece of beaded jewelry!

$85 Non-Member/$80 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, August 18: 10am-12pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Tree of Life Necklace - June 23 1-3pm 12 12

(Ages 13+) Create a stunning necklace using a Tree of Life Pendant with simple bead and wire chain techniques. Learn, practice, and refine the technique of turning wire loops as well as how to make a simple s-clasp closure. Remember your connection to nature when you make and wear this symbolic piece of beaded jewelry!

$85 Non-Member/$80 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 23: 1-3pm

Instructor: Jennifer VanBenschoten

Trolls Melted Crayon Art - July 22 9-11:30am 12 12

(Ages 5+) Create your very own Troll with wild and crazy melted crayon hair! Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Sunday, July 22: 9-11:30am

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location; Strand Center Community Room

Trolls Melted Crayon Art - June 30 9-11:30am 12 12

(Ages 5+) Create your very own Troll with wild and crazy melted crayon hair! Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! This class will involve painting on canvas!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 30: 9-11:30am

Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau

Location; Strand Center Community Room

Try it on the Wheel - July 28 9am-11am 5 3

(Ages 6-12) Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessel.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday: November 18: 9 - 11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Try it on the Wheel - June 16 9-11am 5 2

(Ages 6-12) Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessel.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 16: 9-11am

Instructor: Rebecca Conklin

Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Van Gogh and Vino! - June 27 6:30-8:30pm 16 9

Irises, 1889

(Ages 21+) Uncork your inner artist at Van Gogh and Vino. Relax, paint, and let your inner artist bloom. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece and keep your ear!

$40 Non-Member/$35 Member (Materials Included)

Wednesday, June 27: 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Amy Guglielmo

Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Visual Journals - June 2 1-3pm 16 16

(Ages 13+) Fill your own hand-bound book with beautiful art you create. Instructor provides materials and prompts a true visual journey into self-discovery and art making.

$25 Non-Member/$20 Member Per Session (Materials Included)

Saturday, June 2: 1-3pm

Instructor: Grace Potthast

Location: Strand Center Community Room

Young Actor's Improv - July 7 1-2:30pm 20 19

(Ages 9-18) Think on your toes! This class will keep students thinking creatively and reacting to their fellow actors. Through the use of improv games, teamwork and quick responses will guide students in developing a skill vital to any actor: improvisation.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members (Materials Included)

Saturday, July 7: 1-2:30pm

Instructor: Mallory Valk

Location: Strand Center Theatre