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ALL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

The Bahama Village Quilt with William Rhodes

Current and former Bahama Village residents, in particular our African American elders, are invited to join William Rhodes in an embroidered quilt capturing the history and culture of this neighborhood at the center of Key West’s identity.

The Community Quilt with William Rhodes

Drop in all day to be a part of the quilt! Participants can write a phrase, draw a quick picture, or put anything they think of on a square of fabric. The squares are then knotted into a loose felt quilt that captures the spirit of the community today and can grow into the future.

Astronomy Night with Larry Halstead

Artist and astronomy buff Halstead takes Studios visitors to the cosmos and back.

Pet Portraits with Maggie Ruley

Do you want to create a cherished keepsake of your fur baby? Or surprise a loved one with a truly memorable gift and learn the basics of acrylic painting at the same tie?  This step by step class is packed with demonstrations and personal attention resulting in a unique portrait of a beloved pet.

Stephen Sondheim & the Reinvention of the American Musical with Stephen Kitsakos

Starting with “Company” (1970) through “Passion” (1994) Sondheim’s ability as both a composer and a lyricist have led to remarkable changes in the crafting of the American musical.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

Raising the Glass Curtain: Theater’s Feminist History and Future with Carey Purcell

This three-session class will offer an introduction and selected history of women’s contributions to theater while examining the institutional structures of the industry as Broadway re-opens following the Covid-19 pandemic.

DIY Spa Night with Angela Berube

Treat yourself…and teach yourself. Learn how to make your own therapeutic massage/bath oils, aromatherapy shower steamers and salt scrubs. Give them as gifts or keep them and just pamper yourself.

Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

Our most popular class returns! A perfect way to spend an afternoon, whether you’re in Key West for a weekend, or for a lifetime. Rick Worth takes command of the class, bringing tips and laughs, and resulting in your very own master piece to take home with you. Rick will be offering two different sessions in December—Monday and Tuesday mornings.

Shibori Dye with Aaron Cobbett, PEAR

Artist in Residence Cobbett shares his love and knowledge of textiles in a class that takes tie-dyeing to an entirely new level. Shibori is an ancient dyeing technique originating in Japan, dating back to the 8th century.

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