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We offer a wide variety of fun and instructional classes for both kids and adults at every skill level!

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Anyone can express their creative side in our instructor guided art experience.
Great classes for beginners or painters who want to have a fun night out!

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Missoula Children's Theater Auditions

April 2, 2018
Missoula Children's Theater by 4:30pm, Return by 8:45pm

Upcoming Classes

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Oil Painting with Ski Holm

February 22, 2018
Ski Holm by 1:00pm, Return by 4:00pm


Whether you're a beginner looking to develop good habits or more experienced and looking to break some bad ones, this class can help. While demystifying the oil painting process, you'll work from direct observation to develop greater hand-to-eye coordination. Basically, “see it, paint it”. You will also learn step-by-step methods of color mixing, making form by blending, and many of the do's and don't's of composition.  “Remember, oil painting is a simple process but not necessarily an easy one. Nothing worthwhile ever is.”  Check out Ski’s blog at http://skiholm.blogspot.com

Beginning and Intermediate Portraiture

February 22, 2018
Tom McFarland by 6:00pm, Return by 8:30pm


Explore the fascinating art of portrait drawing or painting! Beginners and intermediate students will work from a live model, focusing on observational skills and applying them to drawing what they see. Thom will give short lessons on the structure of the face and then will give help to each student as they spend the rest of the class drawing or painting. Students should feel comfortable in whatever medium they choose since the emphasis will be on the process of creating portraits.

Classy Wastebasket - Class is full!

February 24, 2018
Susan Matson by 9:00am, Return by 3:00pm

Please call us at 717-264-6883 to be put on the waiting list.
This useful basket was designed with standard plastic shopping bags in mind. Slip one onto the handles and voila!, your wastebasket has a protective liner. The basic rectangular basket measures approximately 10½”l x 6½”w x 11½”h. You can upgrade to an oval wooden base and/or bushel handles. Either side-weaving pattern (entirely same-size weavers, or mixed sizes) can be applied to either base. All skill levels are welcome. Materials Fee: basic basket: $32. Upgrades: oval base: $11.50; 2 wooden handles:$4. Please call the Council to indicate any desired upgrade when registering.