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Classes & Workshops/Adults

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Adult Art Classes & Workshops in Hunterdon County, NJ

Winter registration is now open!

The Hunterdon Art Museum offers year-round art classes and workshops for adults in our studios and online taught by faculty who are experts in their craft. Whether you’re unlocking a hidden talent, exploring new art mediums, or sharpening an already established skill set, our classes and workshops will ignite your creativity and leave you inspired. Please be sure to check individual class/workshop pages for your materials list, as they are not provided by HAM.

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All Levels Drawing & Painting (HYBRID)

Please note: This hybrid class provides students the freedom to attend their session either in-person or via Zoom. Lena Shiffman will be in-person interacting with students in-person and virtual...

Sessions A & B
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Date(s): 10 Fridays: 1/13-3/24 (no class 1/20)
Tuition: $350 member, $390 non-member

Artistic Expressions

This is an open studio art class designed for adults and teens with neurodiversity, physical limitations, developmental disabilities and/or any other disabilities. Art making topics are tailored to...

Session B
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Mary Purcell
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Date(s): 4 Tuesdays: 11/29 - 12/20
Tuition: $50 member, $60 non-member *Tuition reduced by $45 thanks to grant funding

Artists for Art’s Sake Professional Development Workshop

Registration is now closed. Hunterdon County, and surrounding area, art teachers are invited to participate in an enhanced professional development workshop designed to combine the National Core...

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Date(s): Monday, 12/5
Tuition: free

Beginner/Intermediate Watercolor (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM. This is a fun and relaxed class designed for beginner and intermediate...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Mondays: 1/9-2/13 (no class 1/16)
Tuition: $175 member, $195 non-member

Drawing & Painting from Photographs

Photographs have served as inspiration for artists since the early 19th century. Learn to interpret photographs in your own way with various painting techniques, both traditional and experimental....

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Margaret Fanning
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Wednesdays: 1/11-2/8
Tuition: $175 member, $195 non-member

Fundamentals of Painting (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM. This class is for absolute beginners or those looking to build on a little...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Oscar Peterson
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Thursdays: 1/12-2/9
Tuition: $210 member, $235 non-member

Ink & Gouache

Explore pen and ink in this class to create bold and vibrant drawings. Delve into traditional and contemporary pen and ink applications as you learn and experiment with a variety of mark-making...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Margaret Fanning
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Wednesdays: 1/11-2/8
Tuition: $175 member, $195 non-member

NEW! Adventures in Sculpture

Students will learn the basics of the art of sculpture using clay. Figurative reliefs, free-standing sculptures, recycled sculptures, and movable sculptures will be explored. The instructor will...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lucie Maragni
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Fridays: 1/13-2/10
Tuition: $175 member, $195 non-member

NEW! Classical Drawing Techniques with Oscar Peterson

Join Oscar Peterson to learn classical drawing techniques this winter! A description and materials list will be added shortly. Meet the Instructor: Oscar Peterson was born in Harlem, New York,...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Oscar Peterson
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Wednesdays: 1/11-2/8
Tuition: $210 member, $235 non-member

NEW! Ekphrastic Poetry & Film Workshop

Join poet and filmmaker Vasiliki Katsarou for this new ekphrastic workshop. A screening of an experimental or modernist film will be followed by a guided poetic response. This is a fun creative...

Age: 18 & up
Instructor: Vasiliki Katsarou
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Date(s): Sunday, 2/26
Tuition: $45 member, $55 non-member

NEW! Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

This is a generative poetry workshop in which participants are guided by Dodge poet Vasiliki Katsarou to write a poem in response to artwork of their choice on view in the Museum's galleries. This is...

Age: 18 & up
Instructor: Vasiliki Katsarou
Time: 2 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Sunday, 1/29
Tuition: $25 member, $30 non-member (The survey coupon code does not apply to this workshop.)

NEW! Gentle Yoga & Gong Healing

Join HAM and Christina Flanagan for a gentle yoga practice in between the busy times of the holidays. Christina is a certified yoga instructor, as well as a meditation guide and sound healer. Whether...

Instructor: Christina Flanagan
Time: 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Date(s): Saturday, 12/17
Tuition: $20 member, $22 non-member

NEW! Mastering Colored Pencils

In this workshop, students will learn to better master colored pencils with techniques for blending colors, creating hard or soft edges, and heightening value. This workshop will also go over...

Age: Adults & Teens 16 & up
Instructor: Margaret Fanning
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Date(s): Sunday, December 4th
Tuition: $75 member, $95 non-member

Paint the Modern Landscape (Intermediate/Advanced)

This class is intended for intermediate and advanced level painters. We will venture into seeing differently, understanding what's important in your composition (this may surprise you), simplifying...

Sessions A & B
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Maureen Chatfield
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Date(s): 10 Mondays: 1/9-3/27 (no class 1/16 or 2/20)
Tuition: $400 member, $440 non-member

Painting & Portraiture

In this class, students will learn how to create create and practice portraiture from direct observation. Artist Oscar Peterson will teach color-mixing using a limited palette, paint application...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Oscar Peterson
Time: 1:00 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Tuesdays: 1/10-2/7
Tuition: $210 member, $235 non-member

Tuesday Night Drawing & Painting (HYBRID)

Please note: This hybrid class provides students the freedom to attend their session either in-person or via Zoom. Lena Shiffman will be in-person interacting with students in-person and virtual...

Sessions A & B
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Date(s): 10 Tuesdays: 1/10-3/21 (no class 1/17)
Tuition: $350 member, $390 non-member
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