Classes

Welcome to Farmington Valley Arts Center Classes and Workshops. Click on any area of interest below to find the classes you are looking for. Members save 10% for a year on tuition.
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Online Classes via Zoom



Online Watercolor Basics

8 Tuesdays, July 6 - August 24, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mo Myra

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Online Watercolor Landscapes

8 Tuesdays, July 6 - August 24, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mo Myra

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Online iPhone Photography Beginner

6 Saturdays, May 15 - June 19, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Andy Mars

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On Campus Classes

Drawing



Basic Drawing

Option 1: 6 Tuesdays, July 6 - August 10, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Option 2: 6 Saturdays, July 10 - August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maurice Casas

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Figure Drawing with Live Model

8 Wednesdays, June 30 - August 18, 2021
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Paul Iezzi

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Outdoor Sketching

8 Thursdays, July 8 - August 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maurice Casas

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Painting



Abstract and Semi-Abstract Painting

6 Mondays, July 12 - August 16, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maurice Casas

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Beginner Painting

8 Tuesdays, June 22 - August 10, 2021
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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Beginner Painting Part 2

6 Tuesdays, July 6 - August 10, 2021
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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WATER MEDIA! Advanced Painting

8 Tuesdays, July 6 - August 24, 2021, or
8 Wednesdays, July 7 - August 25, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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Painting Basics

8 Saturdays, July 3 - August 21, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul Iezzi

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Art and About

10 Wednesdays, April 7 - June 9, 2021
10 Wednesdays, Sept 15 - Nov 17, 2021
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM with the instructor, then free studio time until 4 PM
Maurice Casas

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Mixed Media

Sewing

Macramé

Workshops



Art Journaling

6 Thursdays, July 8 - August 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Heather Neilson

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Sewing from Pattern and Simple Sewing Techniques

6 Sundays, July 11 - August 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Linda Dick

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Macramé Basics

6 Mondays, July 12 - August 16, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Linda Dick

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Loosen Up! Painting Workshop

Sunday, June 13, 2021
10:30 - 3:30 PM
Souby Boski

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