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Eco Scarves Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesday 10:00am – 2:00pm $145.00 (includes all materials). This class is on September 19 This class combines using natural botanicals and a mordant to create beautiful, wearable works of art inspired by nature! Ecoprinting is a process where plant materials are placed on specially treated fabric and then steamed to release the tanin in the plants, leaving realistic prints of the plants on the fabric. You will get hands-on classroom instruction in how to make these uniquely dyed scarves perfect for wearing or gifting. During the steaming process, you will make a charming votive using the botanicals, as a supplemental mini project! Please feel free to bring a lunch/snack to enjoy. Class size is limited to 8.           Instructor: Nettie Roberts Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

$145

Needle Felting Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesday 10:00am – 1:00pm $125.00 (includes all materials). This class is on September 26 This is a beginning needle felting class that will teach you different needle felting techniques. Students will use wool batting, as if it were paint, along with a special barbed needle to create a felted image of a desert cactus on a backing of linen and muslin. Class size is limited to 8.           Instructor: Nettie Roberts Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

$125

Green Room Theatre Co. Presents

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Shakespeare's As You Like It A 1-hour Staged Reading & Adaptation September 30, 2023  @  1:00 pm Green Room Theatre Company is bringing Shakespeare to the Coachella Valley! Join us at the end of the month for a rapid, one-hour Staged Reading of the hilarious, gender-bending comedy As You Like It. This classic script has been carefully condensed and slightly modernized to present the audience with Shakespearean language in a more easily-digestible way. Great for all ages and social classes, this thoughtful mash-up between the world of Shakespeare and the desert valley we all know and love ties topical content seamlessly into the flowery vernacular of the Bard to bring this silly story to life in a way everyone can understand. We will be hosting a 15 minute Q&A with the cast and crew after the performance for all to attend. Join us after the Q&A for the Post-Show Reception where we will all eat, drink, play, and be merry together! VIP tickets include reserved seating, a complimentary beverage and snack, and a photo opportunity with the cast.  Proceeds will be shared between Green Room Theatre Co. and Old Town Artisan Studios, both local non-profits dedicated to keeping art alive in […]

$10.3 – $20.6

Ceramics I – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm  $155 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs.  The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Ceramics I is an introductory handbuilding class in which you learn all about techniques and tools. Students will be creating, by hand, functional ceramic pieces from start to finish with the guidance of an instructor. Learning to build with tools in the studio other than the wheel is key to understanding the art of clay. Students will get to explore the various capabilities of the slab roller, extruder, and numerous hand tools, all of which provide an excellent foundation for the art of sculpture and pottery wheel. No previous experience required. Class size is limited to 10.                                  Instructor: Colby Cramer Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$155.00

Finger Knitting Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm $60.00 (includes all materials). This class is on October 3rd. No needles needed! Using luxuriously soft yarn, you will learn to knit a cozy scarf with your fingers. No needles and no knitting experience necessary! Have some fun with us and take home a finished scarf at the end of class! Class size is limited to 8.           Instructor: Nettie Roberts Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

$60.00

Fused Glass I – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm $185 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. This class is on October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Fused Glass I is an introductory level class in which students will learn safety and basic fusing concepts such as how glass behaves at different temperatures in a kiln, cutting and shaping sheet glass, and the various types of glass that are available to the kiln glass artist. We will focus initially on arranging glass for flat fusing―the first step towards many more advanced techniques, including bowl making. Students will work on specific projects designed by the instructor to master each of the basic skills. No previous experience required. Class size is limited to 8.                              Instructor: Kelly Walter   Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$185

Youth Intro to Ceramics – Ages 7 to 15

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm $145 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs.  The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Intro to Ceramics is an introductory handbuilding class in which you learn all about techniques and tools. Students will be creating, by hand, functional ceramic pieces from start to finish with the guidance of an instructor. Learning to build with tools in the studio other than the wheel is key to understanding the art of clay. Students will get to explore the various capabilities of the slab roller, extruder, and numerous hand tools, all of which provide an excellent foundation for other ceramic disciplines. Class size is limited to 8.                        Instructor: Colby Cramer Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$145.00

Boo Bowl Family Workshop – Ages 7 & Up

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesday 5:30pm – 7:30pm $75.00 (includes all materials and firing costs). This class is on October 3 In celebration of this spooktacular season, come create your own friendly or fearsome ceramic Boo bowl that will last for years to come! Why get started so early? Once you have brought them to life, these mischievous creatures need time to dry and be fired before they can hold your treats. By the time that dark and gloomy night of Halloween arrives, you will be ready to use your ghoulish bowl made of clay! Class size is limited to 10.           Instructor: Jess Jordan Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

$75.00

Ceramics III – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm $175 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Do we have you hooked yet? Can’t get enough of this brilliantly intricate and tactile artform with endless possibilities? Come together with other experienced artists to challenge yourself and strengthen your skills in a more fast-paced and independently driven environment. Students will have access to all studio tools, including the pottery wheel. Previous experience and instructor permission is required. Class size is limited to 10.                       Instructor: Roark Shirley Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$175.00

Ceramics II – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm $165 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. The dates for this class are October 4, 11, 18 & 25 Ceramics II is an intermediate level handbuilding class in which students will build on the skills learned in our introductory course. Students will have the opportunity to expand their thinking and drive their own creative ideas for class projects. Completion of Ceramics I is not required, but is highly recommended. Class size is limited to 10.                          Instructor: Colby Cramer Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$165.00