To celebrate the season, we’re offering a COLORFUL SALE FOR YOU!

The day after Thanksgiving, use coupon code ‘COLORFUL’ (all caps) at checkout to receive 15% off all classes through January and all Old Town New Folk concerts in the Helmerich Theater!

Sale runs online at all day on Friday, November 24 (midnight-midnight). Or call our box office on 11/24 from 10am-4pm at 305-296-0458. Final price reflected at checkout.

Thundering Through Being with Flower Conroy

Explore the unexpected with an open mind! Over the course of this generative workshop, participants can expect to draft several new poems inspired by prompts.

Basic Paint Pouring with Sandy West

Using both chemistry and artistry, explore a creative way of painting through pouring different acrylic paints.

Encaustics: Getting Started with Cricket Desmarais

Wax on. Learn new techniques as you experiment with encaustic media with instruction from local artist Cricket.

Mantras and Mala Making with Karen Moore

Get your creativity flowing as you design and create your own mala with instructor and jewelry designer Karen Moore.

Rick Worth’s Painting Boot Camp with Jack McDonald

While Key West’s favorite artist recovers, his longtime friend and co-muralist Jack McDonald steps in as drill sergeant to help you discover talents you didn’t know you had.

David Wilcox in Concert

Folk singer-songwriter David Wilcox tells stories full of heart, humor, and hope, substance, searching, and style, over a touring career spanning three decades.

Sashiko and Kantha Style Mending with Andrea Varga

Learn to engage in the mending traditions of Japanese Sashiko and Indian Kantha with indigo dyed textiles and threads.

The Artist’s Way with Rosalind Brackenbury

Discover and recover your creative self! The Artist’s Way is an international bestseller and millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life.

Drop-in Figure Drawing

Clothed and nude models will be available once a month for anyone wishing to brush up on their figurative work, take it back to basics, or try anatomical drawing for the first time.

LOL Improv with Don Bartelone and Caroline Taylor

Practiced improvisors and actors, Don Bartolone and Caroline Taylor, guide you through unprompted storytelling, hilarious skits and games teach you to think on your feet.

Drawing Basics with Douglas David

Walk through the basics of drawing, including perspective, scale and proportion, with one of The Studios’ favorite instructors, Douglas David.

Painting the Rooftops of Key West with Douglas David

Learn basic principles of oil painting overhead vistas and rooftops using short demonstrations.

Getting Started on Your Novel with Hays Blinckmann

Put words on the page and put yourself out there. Focus and motivate your inner writer, whether you have a novel in mind, are halfway done, or are completed.

Vance Gilbert & Susan Werner in Concert

Over the course of decades-long careers, Gilbert and Werner have built reputations as two of the country’s most compelling live performers through powerful lyrics and masterful musicianship.

The Photographer’s Playbook with Mark Hedden

A series of exercises designed to change the way you think about photography from writer and photographer Mark Hedden.

Enjoyable Astronomy with Larry Halstead

Explore astronomy over two nights! Learn what to expect from firsthand views of planets, star clusters, nebulae, and (if we’re lucky) a galaxy or two.

Photo Walk with Mark Hedden

Sharpen your photo skills with casual guided photo walks and critiques with a local favorite photographer, Mark Hedden.

Essential Oils with Karen Moore

Practice intention setting, learn about essential oils, and create your own gemstone bracelet and essential oil roller blend.

Small Island… Small Prints with Doreen Holley

Learn the basics of relief and intaglio printmaking with a DIY printing press. Get imaginative and scale it down with miniature prints on a miniature press!

Understanding and Writing Haiku with Marsh Muirhead

Learn to write haiku and see how these powerful small poems can function as memoir, mediation, and prompts for longer poems and other creative writing.

Watercolor Workshop with Richard Stephens

Technical information, painting demonstrations and individual instruction, all with humor and entertaining anecdotes to help you enhance your individual painting skills.

Comedy Scene Acting with Dennis Zacek

Explore such forms as farce, realistic comedy, and high comedy through scene study and class discussion. Students present two-person scenes, with suggestions provided as needed.

Stamp and Stenciling with Pamela Kostmayer

Students will create their own stamps and stencils, and then use their newly minted tools to make designs on different rice papers and printed papers.

Painting Key West Conch Houses with Douglas David

Learn the basic principles of oil painting specifically with regard to painting Key West Conch Houses and how to not overwork your painting.

How to Write (and Sell) a Book Proposal with Cheryl Tan, PEAR

Acclaimed author and journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan offers pragmatic approaches to getting your nonfiction work out there.

Creating Collage Books with Ransome, PEAR

Clip and curate. Ransome guides you through thoughtful experimentation, transforming a Little Golden Books into something brand new by collaging around and over a previous image.

Dar Williams in Concert

Williams rose out of the vibrant mid-90’s Boston music scene, writing lyrics with bouquets of optimism, delivered on melodies alternating between beguiling lightness and understated gravity.

Rodney Crowell in Concert

Two-time GRAMMY-winner Rodney Crowell arrived in Nashville in the early 1970s, coming to prominence first as a writer before establishing himself as a critically acclaimed solo artist in his own right.

Patty Larkin in Concert

Patty Larkin is a visionary of sound and wonder made of equal parts guitar wizardry, vocals shot through with soul and inventive lyrics that ripple across the terrain of the heart.

Darrell Scott in Concert

Darrell Scott is an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter and session musician with four Grammy nominations and a Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame nomination.

Otis Gibbs in Concert

Otis Gibbs is a songwriter, storyteller, painter and photographer. He has been likened to everyone from Guthrie to Springsteen, but his rare voice stands on its own.

Abbie Gardner in Concert

Abbie Gardner is a fiery dobro player with an infectious smile. Her live show is truly unique, showcasing her as a songwriter, captivating vocalist, and world-class lap style dobro player.