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3 FAMILY TIME: MACRAME EXPLORATION!
FAMILY -- March 27. Macrame is the art of knotting cord or string in patterns, and can be very simple or increasingly complex. In this workshop, you'll start with beautiful cording and a handmade ceramic planter we provide and create a macrame plant hanger that will look great in any room in your home! Instructor Kelsey Nagy designs inspirational ceramic and other decorative items for interiors. $35 per adult/child pair; register just one name for both.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register 3 FAMILY TIME: MACRAME EXPLORATION! EAC19W 3/27/2021 - 3/27/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
3D GAME DESIGN
SUMMER CAMP! This class offers an interactive look at the world of 3D Game Design. This awesome 3D video game design course offers the chance for students to create and immerse themselves in a 3D world. If you are looking to design professional 3D games that both look and feel just like the ones you play at home, then you don't want to miss this course.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist 3D GAME DESIGN EACYT5 6/28/2021 - 7/1/2021 Info
6Ya - DRAWING: SKETCH-A-PET (Mike Bedard)
YOUTH -- March 10. Calling all animal lovers! Sketch your favorite four-legged friend -- pet or wild animal. Learn elements and principles of drawing and design while spending arty time with your animal friends. Instructor Mike Bedard has taught young people for over 30 years to help them develop their skills and talents. He will work with students at their level of experience in this small group workshop. This workshop is offered on March 10 and March 30. Sign up for one or both sessions!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register 6Ya - DRAWING: SKETCH-A-PET (Mike Bedard) EAC14W 3/10/2021 - 3/10/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
6Yb - DRAWING: SKETCH-A-PET
YOUTH -- March 30. Calling all animal lovers! Sketch your favorie four-legged friend -- pet or wild animal. Learn elements and principles of drawing and design wihile spending arty time with your animal friends. Instructor Mike Bedard has taught young people for over 30 years to help them develop thier skills and talents. He will work with students at their level of experience in this small group workshop. This workshop is offered on March 10 and March 30. Sign up for one or both sessions!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register 6Yb - DRAWING: SKETCH-A-PET EAC15W 3/30/2021 - 3/30/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Tu ARNESON AC Info
A4b - WATERCOLOR: BIRDS
ADULT -- March 11. Explore watercolor techniques as you paint the beautiful birds of North America or around the world. Build your watercolor skills as you illustrate teathers, beaks and tails, adding life and movement to your design. Instructor Louise Gillis will provide individualized guidance for all skill levels in this limited-size workshop. Register for one or both sessions, offered March 4 and 11.
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Register A4b - WATERCOLOR: BIRDS EAC17W 3/11/2021 - 3/11/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th ARNESON AC Info
A5 -ABSTRACT ACRYLICS (Linda Morse)
ADULT -- March 24. Abstract images can be striking examples of your personal creativity. Design a simple abstract composition through the basics of defining a color palette, mixing acrylic paint, and applying paint to the canvas using different techniques. Leading the workshop is talented instructor Linda Morse, who works in drawing and painting, printmaking and ceramics. Materials provided. Feel free to reach out to Art Center manager Susan Tarnowski (starnowski@edinamn.gov) with any questions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist A5 -ABSTRACT ACRYLICS (Linda Morse) EAC18W 3/24/2021 - 3/24/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
ABSTRACT ACRYLICS
ADULT/TEEN: May 6th. Abstract images can be striking examples of your personal creativity. Design a simple abstract composition through the basics of defining a color palette, mixing acrylic paint, and applying paint to the canvas using different techniques. Join us for one or both sessions with Edina Art instructor Linda Morse. Linda works in drawing and painting, printmaking and ceramics. Materials included.
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Register ABSTRACT ACRYLICS EAC11SP 5/6/2021 - 5/6/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th SENIOR CEN Info
ABSTRACT ACRYLICS
ADULT/TEEN: May 19th. Abstract images can be striking examples of your personal creativity. Design a simple abstract composition through the basics of defining a color palette, mixing acrylic paint, and applying paint to the canvas using different techniques. Join us for one or both sessions with Edina Art instructor Linda Morse. Linda works in drawing and painting, printmaking and ceramics. Materials included.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register ABSTRACT ACRYLICS EAC12SP 5/19/2021 - 5/19/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
ACRYLIC POUR
ADULT/TEEN: April 21st. Explore the art of pouring acrylic paints to create colorful unique pieces of art. Edina Art instructor Linda Morse excels in drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics, and leads this fun event. Come with friends, family, or solo!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register ACRYLIC POUR EAC5SP 4/21/2021 - 4/21/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
ANIMATION
SUMMER CAMP! In this class students will learn the basics of animation and digital design. Students who enjoy going to various sites to see fun interactive animations will love this course. This class will use award winning animation software. Students will create fun interactive animations that they can share with the world.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register ANIMATION EACYT8 6/21/2021 - 6/24/2021 Info
APP DESIGN
SUMMER CAMP! This class offers students a hands-on look at the world of application design and development. This interactive course will instruct students about the design and development of applications including augmented reality. Students will design their own app, which can be shared with friends and family members with an Apple or Android device.
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Waitlist APP DESIGN EACYT13 7/19/2021 - 7/22/2021 Info
ART AND NATURE: MULTIMEDIA
SUMMER CAMP! Use elements and objects from nature to create one-of-a-kind artwork! Observe the natural world closely and consider the leaves, light, stones and sticks might work into weaving, drawing, sun prints and more. This camp runs from 9am to 1pm, and we will take a mid-morning snack break.
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Register ART AND NATURE: MULTIMEDIA EAC4CAMP 6/21/2021 - 6/25/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
ART AND TECH
SUMMER CAMP! This hands-on class offers students a wide range of fun combining art and technology. Students will spend the half the day exploring art and creating projects that unlock their creative juices. The second half of their day students will be immersed in multimedia experiences in the field of creative technology. In this class students will create projects using multiple mediums that they can share with friends and family.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register ART AND TECH EACYT15 8/2/2021 - 8/5/2021 Info
ART AROUND THE GLOBE: JAPAN
SUMMER CAMP! Japanese masters like Hiroshige and Hokusai created “floating worlds” with woodblock prints. Let them inspire your print designs with modern tools, materials and inks. Then explore other traditional paper arts to make lanterns, origami and kirigami. This camp runs M-F from 9am to 1pm, with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register ART AROUND THE GLOBE: JAPAN EAC11CAMP 8/16/2021 - 8/20/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
ARTY ANIMALS: DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR
SUMMER CAMP! Calling all animal lovers! Sketch your favorite four-legged friend — pet or wild animal — then enhance your drawing with wild watercolors. Learn elements and principles of drawing, design and painting while spending arty time with your animal friends.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist ARTY ANIMALS: DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR EAC2CAMP 6/7/2021 - 6/11/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
AUTHOR'S STUDIO: A DEATH IN LIONEL'S WOODS
Christine Husom is now a national best-selling author, having previously worked for many years with the Wright County Sheriff's office. Her novels, The Winnebago County Mysteries and the Snow Globe Mysteries, feature protagonists who show that not everyone is "Minnesota Nice." Christine will be interviewed by international photojournalist and author Barbara LaValleur.
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Register AUTHOR'S STUDIO: A DEATH IN LIONEL'S WOODS EAC3AUTHOR 5/15/2021 - 5/15/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
AUTHOR'S STUDIO: CONVERSATIONS WITH BARBARA LAVALLEUR
Barbara LaValleur on the power of words and the importance of telling stories. Barbara will share ideas about the writing profession and her passion for communication. An international photojournalist whose career spans over 55 years, Barbara offers valuable insights from her depth of experience.
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Register AUTHOR'S STUDIO: CONVERSATIONS WITH BARBARA LAVALLEUR EAC1AUTHOR 3/20/2021 - 3/20/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
AUTHOR'S STUDIO: OUR GAY HISTORY
Celebrate Pride Month! Our Gay History in 50 States by Zaylore Stout tells the story of queer American history, state by state. The stories that make up this book highlight struggles, successes and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community, creating a history to be passed on to future generations. Zaylore will be interviewed by international photojournalist and author Barbara LaValleur.
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Register AUTHOR'S STUDIO: OUR GAY HISTORY EAC2AUTHOR 4/10/2021 - 4/10/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
BETTER TOGETHER: EXPLORING SCULPTURE
SUMMER CAMP! What does the phrase “better together” mean to you? How can you show that in pictures? Can you translate your picture into a sculpture? Let's have fun exploring some ways artwork can express ideas and build community. This camp runs M-F 9am to 1pm, with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register BETTER TOGETHER: EXPLORING SCULPTURE EAC9CAMP 8/2/2021 - 8/6/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
CARTOONING
YOUTH: May 27th. How can two-dimensional characters express themselves? We’ll learn to draw a head, eyes, eyebrows, mouth, hairstyles, and more. Creating a simple cartoon background, you’ll start developing your own fun style.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register CARTOONING EAC17SP 5/27/2021 - 5/27/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th ARNESON AC Info
CLAY: BUFF STONEWARE 25-LB BAG
$11.51. Fires cone 6-10. Smooth textured, versatile clay body formulated without fireclay. Warm fired color at cone 6 in oxidation. Slight iron spotting in reduction. Contains sand for strength. A terrific throwing body, ideal for functional pottery.
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Register CLAY: BUFF STONEWARE 25-LB BAG EACC6 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: BUFF STONEWARE W/OCHRE 25-LB BAG
$11.51. Fires cone 6-10. Buff Stoneware but with the addition of ochre for a darker color in oxidation or reduction. Same smooth texture, versatile clay body. Contains sand for strength. A terrific throwing body, ideal for functional pottery.
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Register CLAY: BUFF STONEWARE W/OCHRE 25-LB BAG EACC7 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: GROLLEG PORCELAIN 25-LB BAG
$18.48. This clay body is manufactured with fine Grolleg Kaolin imported from England. It is translucent, very plastic, and fires extremely white. Fires cone 8-10.
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Register CLAY: GROLLEG PORCELAIN 25-LB BAG EACC3 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: HIGH FIRE WHITE 25-LB BAG
$12.04. This cream colored high-fire stoneware body is formulated for strength, plasticity and whiteness. Fires cone 6-10. Smooth texture and plasticity make it popular for sculpture. Strong at cone 6 or 10. Fires creamy white in oxidation. (Continental Clay)
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Register CLAY: HIGH FIRE WHITE 25-LB BAG EACC2 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: RAKU 25-LB BAG
$10.98. This Raku clay body was developed for the Raku technique, but is suitable for much more. Fires cone 06-10. Has exceptional thermal shock properties to withstand rapid cooling during the Raku process. Widely used by potters for high fire utilitarian ware. Cream colored in cone 6-10 oxidation, golden brown in cone 10 reduction. (Continental Clay)
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Register CLAY: RAKU 25-LB BAG EACC1 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: RECLAIMED APPROX 18-LB BAG
$5.38. This EAC recycled clay fires cone 06-10. Good for general purpose use.
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Register CLAY: RECLAIMED APPROX 18-LB BAG EACC9 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CLAY: TABLEWARE 25-LB BAG
$12.04. Tableware clay is especially suited for functiuonal work. It has exceptional plasticity for throwing and enhanced resistance to thermal shock. Excellent choice for large forms. Contains small amounts of extra fine grog and sand. Fires cone 8-10.
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Register CLAY: TABLEWARE 25-LB BAG EACC5 1/10/2021 - 3/31/2021 Info
CREATING ART WITH COLORED PENCILS - 1
YOUTH: April 14th. Learn to use colored pencils in a painterly way, layering and shading your image to take it to the next level! After the workshop, practice your new skills at home with this accessible medium. Sign up for one or both sessions with Edina Art instructor Mike Bedard, experienced artist and educator.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register CREATING ART WITH COLORED PENCILS - 1 EAC14SP 4/14/2021 - 4/14/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
CREATING ART WITH COLORED PENCILS - 2
YOUTH: April 29th. Learn to use colored pencils in a painterly way, layering and shading your image to take it to the next level! After the workshop, practice your new skills at home with this accessible medium. Sign up for one or both sessions with Edina Art instructor Mike Bedard, experienced artist and educator.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register CREATING ART WITH COLORED PENCILS - 2 EAC15SP 4/29/2021 - 4/29/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th ARNESON AC Info
CREATING CLOTH: FIBER ARTS FOR KIDS
SUMMER CAMP! From the clothes we wear to the things that decorate our homes, textiles and fiber art can be both beautiful and useful. In this camp, we will explore stitching, weaving, batik, felting and more with a different project each day. This camp runs M-F 9am to 1pm, with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register CREATING CLOTH: FIBER ARTS FOR KIDS EAC10CAMP 8/9/2021 - 8/13/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
DINOSAURS AND FOSSILS
SUMMER CAMP! Have you ever found a fossil? What does your favorite dinosaur look like? Come to the Art Center to make a “real” air-dry clay dinosaur and your very own “fossils.” Explore watercolors to create a backdrop for dinosaur silhouettes and more. This camp runs M-F 9am to 1pm, with mid-morning snack breaks.
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Register DINOSAURS AND FOSSILS EAC7CAMP 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
DRAWING PORTRAITS - 1
ADULT/TEEN: April 6th. Whether you’re interested in trying portraiture for the first time or seeking to improve your skills, this small group drawing workshop will address your needs. Materials provided, or bring your own sketchbook and pencils. Instructor Louise Gillis is an award-willing artist and skilled teacher. Her many students have created stunning pencil-drawn portraits with her guidance. Register for just one session if that works for you, up to all four sessions to make the most progress.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register DRAWING PORTRAITS - 1 EAC1SP 4/6/2021 - 4/6/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
DRAWING PORTRAITS - 2
ADULT/TEEN: April 13th. Whether you’re interested in trying portraiture for the first time or seeking to improve your skills, this small group drawing workshop will address your needs. Materials provided, or bring your own sketchbook and pencils. Instructor Louise Gillis is an award-willing artist and skilled teacher. Her many students have created stunning pencil-drawn portraits with her guidance. Register for just one session if that works for you, up to all four sessions to make the most progress.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register DRAWING PORTRAITS - 2 EAC2SP 4/13/2021 - 4/13/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
DRAWING PORTRAITS - 3
ADULT/TEEN: April 20. Whether you’re interested in trying portraiture for the first time or seeking to improve your skills, this small group drawing workshop will address your needs. Materials provided, or bring your own sketchbook and pencils. Instructor Louise Gillis is an award-willing artist and skilled teacher. Her many students have created stunning pencil-drawn portraits with her guidance. Register for just one session if that works for you, or up to all four sessions this spring.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register DRAWING PORTRAITS - 3 EAC3SP 4/20/2021 - 4/20/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
DRAWING PORTRAITS - 4
ADULT: April 27th. Whether you’re interested in trying portraiture for the first time or seeking to improve your skills, this small group drawing workshop will address your needs. Materials provided, or bring your own sketchbook and pencils. Instructor Louise Gillis is an award-willing artist and skilled teacher. Her many students have created stunning pencil-drawn portraits with her guidance. Register for just one session if that works for you, or up to all four sessions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register DRAWING PORTRAITS - 4 EAC4SP 4/27/2021 - 4/27/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
GAMING AND CODING
SUMMER CAMP! This course combines two unbelievable experiences for students, gaming and coding. Students spend the morning taking an interactive look at coding, and building virtual apps to share with friends. In the afternoon, students build simple video games combing the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Limited to 5 enrollees.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist GAMING AND CODING EACYT14 7/26/2021 - 7/29/2021 Info
HENRI MATISSE: PAINTING WITH SCISSORS
YOUTH: May 12th. Henri Matisse was a master of color and design, particularly in his abstract cut out works. We’ll learn about Matisse’s expressive and experimental way of working with paper and scissors to inspire you in your own creative style.
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Register HENRI MATISSE: PAINTING WITH SCISSORS EAC16SP 5/12/2021 - 5/12/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W ARNESON AC Info
iCODE - SESSION 1
SUMMER CAMP! This course offers younger students a fun, interactive look at coding. Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs that they can share with friends and family. This course makes learning to code fun and explores problem solving and programming logic. Limited to 5 enrollees.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iCODE - SESSION 1 EACYT6 6/21/2021 - 6/24/2021 Info
iCODE - SESSION 2
SUMMER CAMP! This course offers younger students a fun, interactive look at coding. Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs that they can share with friends and family. This course makes learning to code fun and explores problem solving and programming logic. Limited to 5 enrollees.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iCODE - SESSION 2 EACYT7 7/26/2021 - 7/29/2021 Info
iGAME CREATORS - SESSION 1
SUMMER CAMP! Want to create video games? This is an introductory course for younger students who want learn to build simple video games. This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Amaze your friends and family with your fun interactive games. Limited to 5 enrollees.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist iGAME CREATORS - SESSION 1 EACYT9 7/12/2021 - 7/15/2021 Info
iGAME CREATORS - SESSION 2
SUMMER CAMP! Want to create video games? This is an introductory course for younger students who want learn to build simple video games. This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Amaze your friends and family with your fun interactive games. Limited to 5 enrollees.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist iGAME CREATORS - SESSION 2 EACYT10 7/26/2021 - 7/29/2021 Info
iMOBILE GAME DESIGN
SUMMER CAMP! Sketch, build, play. This class offers students with a big imagination a place to sketch and build their own video games on a mobile device. If you have a student that loves to play games on an iPad® this course helps them engineer and build games on a mobile platform. This cutting edge course engages both sides of brain to create fun engaging games for a mobile platform. Tablets will be provided for this class.
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Register iMOBILE GAME DESIGN EACYT12 7/19/2021 - 7/22/2021 Info
iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 1
ADULT / TEEN: August 3rd. There are so many beautiful photos taken on iPhones. How is it done? Join us for one or all sessions, each of which will include use of the camera function and time for outdoor images! Your Edina Art instructor will share personal photos and expertise and lead short field trips into beautiful Edina Parks. Register for one or all three session.
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Register iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 1 EAC9S 8/3/2021 - 8/3/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 2
ADULT / TEEN: August 10th. There are so many beautiful photos taken on iPhones. How is it done? Join us for one or all sessions, each of which will include use of the camera function and time for outdoor images! Your Edina Art instructor will share personal photos and expertise and lead short field trips into beautiful Edina Parks. Register for one or all three sessions.
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Register iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 2 EAC10S 8/10/2021 - 8/10/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 3
ADULT / TEEN: August 17th. There are so many beautiful photos taken on iPhones. How is it done? Join us for one or all sessions, each of which will include use of the camera function and time for outdoor images! Your Edina Art instructor will share personal photos and expertise and lead short field trips into beautiful Edina Parks. Register for one or all three sessions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - 3 EAC11S 8/17/2021 - 8/17/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
MACRAME WALL HANGING
ADULT/FAMILY -- May 22nd. Do your walls need a little attention to make the room feel beautiful and complete? Try this macrame wall hanging workshop where we’ll explore the art of tying knots and building patterns. This workshop is fun for adults or adult/child pairs. Supplies provided. Feel free to reach out to Art Center manager Susan Tarnowski (starnowski@edinamn.gov) with any questions.
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Register MACRAME WALL HANGING EAC13SP 5/22/2021 - 5/22/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
MAKE & TAKE: COLLAGE
ADULT/TEEN: June 29. Visual representations of thoughts and ideas are powerful. Create a work of art that shows your unique perspective or add a technique to use with personal journaling. Edina Art instructor Kelsey Nagy will guide individuals in theme, choice of materials, and design. Supplies included, and feel free to bring meaningful items of your own as well.
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Register MAKE & TAKE: COLLAGE EAC4S 6/29/2021 - 6/29/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
MAKE & TAKE: POLYMER NECKLACE!
ADULT/TEEN: July 27th. Need a summer accessory? Create custom beads from polymer clay and assemble a necklace with your unique colors and style. Edina Art instructor Kelsey Nagy a ceramicist and expert crafter, will lead this fun session! Supplies included.
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Register MAKE & TAKE: POLYMER NECKLACE! EAC8S 7/27/2021 - 7/27/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
MAKE TOGETHER - ACRYLIC POUR!
ADULT/TEEN: July 14th. Layer and pour acrylic paints to create your unique work of art. Edina Art instructor Linda Morse, a drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics professional, will guide your creative efforts!
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Register MAKE TOGETHER - ACRYLIC POUR! EAC13S 7/14/2021 - 7/14/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM W Info
MAKE TOGETHER - SKETCH YOUR PARTNER
ADULT/TEEN: July 28th. Quick sketching is a great tool for communicating ideas and images. Practice by learning to sketch the friend or family member who is with you for this session. Your Edina Art instructor is an expert in both portraiture and figure drawing. Supplies included.
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Register MAKE TOGETHER - SKETCH YOUR PARTNER EAC14S 7/28/2021 - 7/28/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM W Info
MAKE TOGETHER - STATE FAIR ART
ADULT/TEEN: August 18th. Could a blue ribbon be in your future? Try your hand at our version of Seed (Crop) Art or adult “Spin-a-Paint,” two Minnesota State Fair favorites. Edina Art instructors Linda Morse and Susan Tarnowski will lead this fun – and timely – session!
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Register MAKE TOGETHER - STATE FAIR ART EAC15S 8/18/2021 - 8/18/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM W ARNESON AC Info
MAKE TOGETHER - SUNSET PAINTING
ADULT/TEEN: June 16th. Create a spectacular sunset image with guidance by your experienced Edina Art painting instructor. Sign up with a friend or family member, have a great time, and be proud of your frame-worthy painting!
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Register MAKE TOGETHER - SUNSET PAINTING EAC12S 6/16/2021 - 6/16/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM W ARNESON AC Info
MINNESOTA WATERS: ACRYLIC PAINTING
SUMMER CAMP! The beauty of ponds, lakes and rivers defines the state of Minnesota. Use these landscapes to learn the basics of acrylic painting, from composition to brush strokes, mixing and layering. This camp runs M-F 9am to 1pm, with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register MINNESOTA WATERS: ACRYLIC PAINTING EAC6CAMP 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
MOVIE MAKERS
SUMMER CAMP! This hands-on, interactive course will instruct students on the world of digital video design and production. Students will film, direct and edit their own digital video creations. Students enrolled in this course amaze their peers with green screen and special effects work.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist MOVIE MAKERS EACYT1 6/14/2021 - 6/17/2021 Info
PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS
ADULT/TEEN: May 25th. Enhance your watercolor skills in this small group workshop that focuses on painting portraits from photos. From composition and design to values, blending, and application, instructor Louise Gillis will guide your efforts from your unique starting point. Materials provided or bring your own. Register for just one session if that works for you; you will make the most progress with up to all four sessions.
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Register PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS EAC10SP 5/25/2021 - 5/25/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS
ADULT/TEEN: May 4th. Enhance your watercolor skills in this small group workshop that focuses on painting portraits from photos. From composition and design to values, blending, and application, instructor Louise Gillis will guide your efforts from your unique starting point. Materials provided or bring your own. Register for just one session if that works for you; you will make the most progress with up to all four sessions.
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Register PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS EAC7SP 5/4/2021 - 5/4/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS
ADULT/TEEN: May 11th. Enhance your watercolor skills in this small group workshop that focuses on painting portraits from photos. From composition and design to values, blending, and application, instructor Louise Gillis will guide your efforts from your unique starting point. Materials provided or bring your own. Register for just one session if that works for you; you will make the most progress with up to all four sessions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS EAC8SP 5/11/2021 - 5/11/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS
ADULT/TEEN: May 18th. Enhance your watercolor skills in this small group workshop that focuses on painting portraits from photos. From composition and design to values, blending, and application, instructor Louise Gillis will guide your efforts from your unique starting point. Materials provided or bring your own. Register for just one session if that works for you; you will make the most progress with up to all four sessions.
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Register PAINTING PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOS: WATERCOLORS EAC9SP 5/18/2021 - 5/18/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 1
ADULT/TEEN: June 8th. Join others to paint in an outdoors setting in our beautiful Edina Parks, appreciating the quality of light an atmosphere in an early Minnesota summer. Edina Art instructor Louise Gillis, a widely recognized painter and long-time teacher, guides this class. Join for one or all the sessions.
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Register PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 1 EAC1S 6/8/2021 - 6/8/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 2
ADULT/TEEN: June 15th. Join others to paint in an outdoors setting in our beautiful Edina Parks, appreciating the quality of light an atmosphere in an early Minnesota summer. Edina Art instructor Louise Gillis, a widely recognized painter and long-time teacher, guides this class. Join for one or all the sessions.
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Register PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 2 EAC2S 6/15/2021 - 6/15/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 3
ADULT/TEEN: June 22nd. Join others to paint in an outdoors setting in our beautiful Edina Parks, appreciating the quality of light an atmosphere in an early Minnesota summer. Edina Art instructor Louise Gillis, a widely recognized painter and long-time teacher, guides this class. Join for one or all the sessions.
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Register PLEIN AIR PAINTING - 3 EAC3S 6/22/2021 - 6/22/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PRINTMAKING - 1
ADULT / TEEN: July 6th. Create striking graphic images by using the linocut process. Instructor Linda Morse will guide you through creation of a design of your choice, or use an idea she will have prepared. Linda Morse is an artist who works in printmaking, clay, drawing and painting. Supplies included. Join us for one or all sessions.
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Register PRINTMAKING - 1 EAC5S 7/6/2021 - 7/6/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PRINTMAKING - 2
ADULT / TEEN: July 13th. Create striking graphic images by using the linocut process. Instructor Linda Morse will guide you through creation of a design of your choice, or use an idea she will have prepared. Linda Morse is an artist who works in printmaking, clay, drawing and painting. Supplies included. Join us for one or all sessions.
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Register PRINTMAKING - 2 EAC6S 7/13/2021 - 7/13/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
PRINTMAKING - 3
ADULT / TEEN: July 20th. Create striking graphic images by using the linocut process. Instructor Linda Morse will guide you through creation of a design of your choice, or use an idea she will have prepared. Linda Morse is an artist who works in printmaking, clay, drawing and painting. Supplies included. Join us for one or all sessions.
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Register PRINTMAKING - 3 EAC7S 7/20/2021 - 7/20/2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu SENIOR CEN Info
ROBOLOX STUDIO - PROGRAMMING AND GAME DEVELOPMENT
SUMMER CAMP! Afternoon. Calling all ROBLOX users! Join in with millions of gamers and immerse yourself in your own 3D world! ROBLOX Studio is a 3D-based program that uses physics, LUA programming, and individual creativity to build a world around you, and your avatar - unlike any other software This course will guide students through concepts such as beginner physics, LUA programming, and game development. Students in this course will build and published their game to share with friends and family! The time for this camp was misprinted in the directory. It will take place 1:00-4:00p.m.
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Waitlist ROBOLOX STUDIO - PROGRAMMING AND GAME DEVELOPMENT EACYT11 7/12/2021 - 7/15/2021 Info
SPRING WREATH MAKING
ADULT/FAMILY -- April 24th. Create a gorgeous spring wreath to welcome the season! Makes a beautiful decoration for your home or give it as a gift. This workshop, led by floral designer Jeni Becht, is fun for adults or adult/child pairs. Supplies provided. Feel free to reach out to Art Center manager Susan Tarnowski (starnowski@edinamn.gov) with any questions.
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Waitlist SPRING WREATH MAKING EAC6SP 4/24/2021 - 4/24/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa ARNESON AC Info
STEAM WEEK
SUMMER CAMP! Science-y art, or art-y science? Projects this week will focus on the interaction of art and physics, including pendulum painting, stomp rockets, wax resist and more! We will encourage curiosity, ask questions, experiment and have fun! Camps run from 9am to 1pm with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register STEAM WEEK EAC3CAMP 6/14/2021 - 6/18/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
THE ART OF BUILDING
SUMMER CAMP! From grand public spaces to cozy rooms, buildings influence the way we feel and live. In this multidimensional camp, learn basic architectural and interior design concepts to create your own model home, school or skyscraper! This camp runs M-F 9am to 1pm, with a mid-morning snack break.
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Register THE ART OF BUILDING EAC8CAMP 7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
THE ART OF STORIES: PUPPETRY
SUMMER CAMP! If you like the theater — puppet theater, that is — this camp is for you! Create a setting, plot and characters, then bring it all to life! We’ll explore the art of storytelling as inspiration for the group’s original work. This camp runs M-F from 9am to 1pm, and we'll take a mid-morning snack break.
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Register THE ART OF STORIES: PUPPETRY EAC5CAMP 6/28/2021 - 7/2/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info
THE GAMING ACADEMY
SUMMER CAMP! The gaming academy is an all-day course for students who love games. During this course students will be immersed into the world of 2D and 3D game design. The gaming academy is a combination of our Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design and 3D Game Design courses. The course offers students a variety of hands on experience designing and building their very own games. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch
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Waitlist THE GAMING ACADEMY EACYT4 6/28/2021 - 7/1/2021 Info
VIDEO GAME DESIGN - SESSION 1
SUMMER CAMP! This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.
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Waitlist VIDEO GAME DESIGN - SESSION 1 EACYT2 6/14/2021 - 6/17/2021 Info
VIDEO GAME DESIGN - SESSION 2
SUMMER CAMP! This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.
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Register VIDEO GAME DESIGN - SESSION 2 EACYT3 6/28/2021 - 7/1/2021 Info
WELCOME SUMMER - ART SAMPLER
SUMMER CAMP! Let's celebrate summer with a variety of art materials and techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpture and collage — even mixing multiple mediums to create unique projects! Students will also learn about some famous artists who were inspired by the summer sun. This camp meets Tuesday-Friday (no Monday due to Memorial Day).
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Register WELCOME SUMMER - ART SAMPLER EAC1CAMP 6/1/2021 - 6/4/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu,W,Th,F ARNESON AC Info