Teens & Adults

Classes for Teens & Adults
Registration is required for most classes and programs. Call 319.291.4490, email museum@waterloo-ia.org, or stop by the Center to sign up.


Wheel Throwing
Our instructors will teach you the basics and provide tips on how to advance your craft. Ten pottery wheels are available or you may choose to focus on slab work.

Session I: June 6 – August 1 (8 weeks; no class July 4)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Richard Hill
Session II: August 9 – September 27 (8 weeks)
Thursdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Lisa McClurg
Members: $76 | Non-members: $95
Fee includes use of studio/tools and 25 lbs. of clay. Additional clay available for purchase.
Register 3 days prior to session

Book Binding
Learn step-by-step how to make a woodblock. Learn several binding styles and basic skills, plus important fundamentals of materials, equipment, and techniques. Your finished books will make perfect gifts or journals.

June 6 – June 20 (3 weeks)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Novak
Members: $31 | Non-members: $39
Register by: June 1

Stained Glass
Learn techniques including design, glass cutting, soldering, and framing for making a copper-foiled or leaded stained glass panel. After six weeks you will have a beautiful completed stained glass piece.

Session I: June 12 – July 24 (6 weeks; no class July 3)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 9:00pm
Session II: August 11 – September 15 (6 weeks)
Saturdays | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Gail Gavlock
Members: $60* | Non-members: $75*
*Plus $32 materials fee paid to instructor
Register 3 days prior to session

Batik
Batik is a method of dyeing a fabric by which the parts of the fabric not intended to be dyed are covered with removable wax. This method is fun and an easy way to bring color into your life.

June 19 – July 31 (6 weeks; no class July 3)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Novak
Members: $60 | Non-members: $75
Register by: June 15

Glass Bead Class
Learn to use heat, gravity, and simple tools to shape vibrant molten glass. Bring a lunch and be prepared to be amazed by what you have created. This is for beginning and intermediate students.

Saturday, August 4 | 9:00am – 4:00pm
Instructor: Rhonda Scott
Members: $60 | Non-members: $75
Register by: August 4

Water-Based Oil Painting
Learn the basics of painting with water-based oils. Each night you will paint a new simple scene and be individually instructed on how you can enhance your image.

August 14 – September 18 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Members: $39 | Non-members: $49
Instructor: Cailyn Graham
Register by: August 10