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Adult classes are open to students age 16 and up, unless otherwise noted.

Students under 16 will be considered.
Class sizes are limited





Flamework Glassblowing - OutPost at Higher Mountain Glassworks



Learn to shape hot glass using a variety of colors to make your very own wine glass or shot glass. Take part in an exciting opportunity to learn a dynamic medium while working to design your signature cup!

These Outposts will be held at Higher Mountain Glassworks. Located at 5185 Mountain Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202.   Blue Studio building is at the end of the driveway.

Age: Adult 21 + Over

Instructor: Kevin Beecher

Dates: Saturdays, June 16, June 23, or June 30 from 12-3 PM or Every Wednesday or Thiursday evening in July and August 6-9 PM

Price: $50 per one class session


Oil Acrylic Watercolor and Pastel Painting with Jeff Barnhart - 5 Week Session

Using the media and subject of your choice, the instruction in this class will focus on painting techniques and fundamentals that work regardless of medium. Students may work in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel, and the instructor will offer occasional demos and lots of personal instruction.

Previous experience in drawing or painting is recommended.   


Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Jeff Barnhart

Dates: Mondays, June 16-July 16 1-4 PM

Price: $95 for 5 week session


Tunnel Book

Learn the art of making a tunnel book that has a history dating back to the 17th century. Create and design a series of pages that are held together by folded strips of paper on each side and are read through a hole in the cover. The images on each page work together to form a three-dimensional scene inside the book that helps tell a story. No drawing experience necessary, just an open mind! Materials fee $15 payable to instructor.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Liz Goins

Dates: Saturday, July 28 10 AM - 3 PM

Price: $35 for one day workshop


Country Kettle Basket

This square-to-round basket features basic weaving techniques, but is far from ordinary, being enhanced with a footed base, 2 colors of accent weavers, a gradually narrowing shape and side handles. There will be some choice of accent colors and students can choose between wood and wrought iron handles. All skill levels welcome. Materials Fee: $58 payable to instructor

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Susan Matson

Dates: Mondays, June 4 & 11 6:30 -9:30 PM

Price: $40 for 2-week session

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