Workshops

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Winter Session: January 13 – February 21, 2020

Register by January 6th to save $5.00 on each class!

Spring Session: March 2 – April 10, 2020

Register by February 24th to save $5.00 on each class!

Summer I Workshop Registrations Temporarily On-Hold

 

Chardonnay + Clay: Coaster Set Workshop

Age: 21+

Instructor: Julie Blair

$35/members

$45/non-members

Create unique and functional artwork while enjoying wine and snacks. In this beginning – intermediate level hand-building workshop you will make a set of coasters using beautiful brown speckled clay. Choose from several stencils or foam-cut textures to imprint into the clay. A contrasting white glaze will be used in the textured areas. All supplies, two drinks, and snacks included in the cost of the workshop. Students will receive an email when coasters are fired and ready for pick-up.

 

Optional: Students may bring their own stencils or make them ahead of time using a Cricut/die-cut machine. Designs should fit inside either a 4” circle or 4” square.
 

Summer Session I:

Thursday, April 30th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Mosaics + Merlot

Age: 21+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members,

$45/non-members

Create a unique and functional artwork while enjoying wine and snacks. In this beginning – intermediate level mosaic workshop, students will have the opportunity to create an original mosaic design on the bottom foot of a wine glass or on a wine bottle stopper. Our insightful instructor will demonstrate the techniques needed to complete the design and provide one-on-one guidance as students work. A variety of colorful glass tiles will be available to spark creativity. At the end of the workshop the instructor will demonstrate how to grout a dried mosaic project. Students will then have the option to leave their project to be grouted by the instructor, or receive a complementary finishing kit that includes a small bag of grout and instructions for how to complete the design at home once it has dried.

 

All supplies, two drinks, snacks, and choice of finishing kit or grout service are included in the cost of the workshop. Students will be asked to select their choice of projects (wine glass or bottle stopper) upon registering.

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session I:

Thursday, May 28th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wearable Mosaics

Age: 13+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members 

$45/non-members

Learn how to create a mini-mosaic pendant, bracelet, or keychain. This class will cover how to cut stained glass and tiles to shape into a one-of-a-kind wearable mosaic. While all supplies are included, students may bring their own tiny beads or tiles to incorporate into their designs. One mosaic base is included with the cost of the class; however, additional bezel bases may be purchased to create more than one pendant. New wooden bezels now available!

 

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session I:

Thursday, May 14th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Moroccan Mosaic Bracelets

Age: 12+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members

$45/non-members

Learn to create beautiful wearable art using colorful micro-sized Moroccan ceramic tiles. Leather banding serves as the bracelet base for your tile design (metal bases are also available for a non-leather option.) Many beautiful patterns can be created with these micro tiles. Custom-design your perfect accessory to match any outfit!

 

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session I:

Thursday, May 7th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Summer II

 

Moroccan Mosaic Bracelets

Age: 12+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members

$45/non-members

Learn to create beautiful wearable art using colorful micro-sized Moroccan ceramic tiles. Leather banding serves as the bracelet base for your tile design (metal bases are also available for a non-leather option.) Many beautiful patterns can be created with these micro tiles. Custom-design your perfect accessory to match any outfit!

 

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session II:

Thursday, July 9th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Prints + Pints

Age: 21+

Instructors: Jamie Schorsch, Dan Couch, Alex Couch

$35/members 

$45/non-members

Theme: Bee happy as you wrap up the summer season and buzz into Fall! Explore Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles through representations of nature's little wonders, Bees. Students will be asked to select their choice of stylistic inspirational designs upon registering.
 

 Carve unique art while enjoying beer and snacks. The Prints + Pints themed workshop nurtures the creative spirits of emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable price for beginning artists. Knowledgeable instructors blend individualized hands-on printmaking instruction with art history and technique lessons, while also creating a wonderful social and educational experience that encourages creativity. All supplies, two drinks, snacks, and pre-prepared relief blocks are included in the cost of the workshop.

Summer Session II:

Thursday, August 13th

6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Wearable Mosaics

Age: 13+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members 

$45/non-members

Learn how to create a mini-mosaic pendant, bracelet, or keychain. This class will cover how to cut stained glass and tiles to shape into a one-of-a-kind wearable mosaic. While all supplies are included, students may bring their own tiny beads or tiles to incorporate into their designs. One mosaic base is included with the cost of the class; however, additional bezel bases may be purchased to create more than one pendant. New wooden bezels now available!

 

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session II:

Thursday, July 16th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Chardonnay + Clay: Serving Bowl Workshop

Age: 21+

Instructor: Julie Blair

 

$35/members

$45/non-members

Create a unique and functional artwork while enjoying wine and snacks. In this beginning – intermediate level hand-building workshop you will make a large 12” shallow serving bowl that you can use as a fruit bowl or for serving a meal! Use brown clay and stencils to create a design with white clay slip. A variety of stencils will be provided. All supplies, two drinks, and snacks included in the cost of the workshop. Students will receive an email when the bowl is fired and ready for pick-up

 

Optional: Students may bring their own stencils or make them ahead of time using a Cricut/die-cut machine. Designs should fit inside a 12” diameter circle.

Summer Session II:

Thursday, June 18th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Mosaics + Merlot

Age: 21+

Instructor: Lori Kay Farr

$35/members,

$45/non-members

Create a unique and functional artwork while enjoying wine and snacks. In this beginning – intermediate level mosaic workshop, students will have the opportunity to create an original mosaic design on the bottom foot of a wine glass or on a wine bottle stopper. Our insightful instructor will demonstrate the techniques needed to complete the design and provide one-on-one guidance as students work. A variety of colorful glass tiles will be available to spark creativity. At the end of the workshop the instructor will demonstrate how to grout a dried mosaic project. Students will then have the option to leave their project to be grouted by the instructor, or receive a complementary finishing kit that includes a small bag of grout and instructions for how to complete the design at home once it has dried.

 

All supplies, two drinks, snacks, and choice of finishing kit or grout service are included in the cost of the workshop. Students will be asked to select their choice of projects (wine glass or bottle stopper) upon registering.

Mosaic Workshops Sponsor:

Craig & Susan Wilks

Summer Session II:

Thursday, August 6th

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

PURCHASING TICKETS

Tickets for events and performances can be purchased:

  • In person at the front desk during business hours

  • By phone at 513 863 8873, ext. 110

  • By mail, with a ticket order form to 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton OH, 45011

  • Online at fittoncenter.org

  • At the Fitton Center Box Office one hour prior to each performance

  • If accessible seating accommodations are needed, please call the front office when ordering tickets.

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BUILDING HOURS

Mon - Thur: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

GALLERY HOURS

Mon - Thur: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed


The Fitton Center galleries are always open prior to performances and public events. All exhibitions are free and open to the whole community.

CONTACT THE FITTON CENTER

Phone: 513 863 8873, ext. 110
Email: frontdesk@fittoncenter.org

101 S Monument Ave, Hamilton, OH 45011