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Acrylic Painting Basics – Online Class with VisArts

Virtual Event

In this class, students will: •Learn about the paints, brushes, different painting surfaces, and acrylic mediums •Develop an underpainting made entirely of neutral grays in order to create a full […]

Comic Art – Ages 14-17 with VisArts

VisArts Center 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD, United States

In this class, students will learn how to create comic art and illustrations and learn how to develop their art skills through basic drawing, perspective, anatomy, character creation, and letter […]

Multi-Media – Ages 6-10 – Tuesdays and Thursdays with VisArts

VisArts Center 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD, United States

In this class, students will work with a variety of media, such as painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, and more. Because students will be able to use an assortment of materials […]

Virtual May Day Family Celebration

Online

Celebrate spring and learn more about art and environmental conservation with our virtual May Day family program. Explore how the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s team of art conservators preserve and […]

Free

Make a Soft Cover Sketchbook

Washington Print Makers Gallery 1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Make your own sketchbook with mixed media pages and a marbled softcover. Learn to fold and bind a text block and attach a marbled sumi paper cover. Although this sketchbook will be bound with blank watercolor pages the same process can be applied to pre-printed pages as well. Take a bone folder and roll of […]

$130

Watercolor Painting with Jarrett Arnold

1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

(Working from the Masters) - Level 1 - for 14 to 17 year old Weekly Class - 12 Weeks Tuesdays, September 5 to November 28, 2023 6:30 - 8:30 pm […]

Portrait Drawing with Jarrett Arnold

1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

On the first day of class, students are expected to bring their materials and an example of their artwork to share. In this class students will draw people from life […]

Watercolor Paint Making with Earth Pigments with Lianna Zaragoza

1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekly Class - 15 weeks - Adults Wednesdays, September 6 to December 13, 2023 6 to 8 pm Level: Beginner - Intermediate - Maximum 8 participants Ages: 18+ 15 weeks […]

Watercolor Paint Making with Earth Pigments with Lianna – Weekly 15 weeks

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekly Class - 15 weeks Wednesdays, September 6 to December 13, 2023 6 to 8 pm Level: Beginner - Intermediate - Maximum 8 participants Ages: 18+ 15 weeks - $600 […]

$600

Class Linoleum Block Printing with Jarrett Arnold

1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Expressing yourself in relief (Level 1) - Adults Weekly Class - 12 weeks Sundays, September 10 to November 26, 2023 10 am to 12pm On the first day of class, […]

“Goodbye” — Challenges Faced by Eastern European Emigrants

Zoom 1 Westmoreland Circle Northwest, Bethesda, MD, United States

Zoom meeting, free for members of JGSGW. Nonmembers may register to attend for a fee of $5. Emily Garber will discuss what it was like to get ready to leave […]

$5.

ZMAG’s Drawing (+ Portrait) with Dominique Hughes Weekly 14 Weeks

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

With practice, anyone can improve their drawing abilities. Students will gain knowledge of line, value, tone, negative space, and perspective in this course, and you'll leave with the assurance to […]

$420

Basic Printmaking for Adults with Karen La Du – Weekly -12 Weeks

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekly Class - 12 weeks Thursdays, September 14 to December 7, 2023 6 to 8 pm Unlock your creativity and discover the captivating world of printmaking in this engaging workshop […]

$480

Beginning Relief Printing with Karen La Du – Children – Weekly for 11 Weeks

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekly Class - 11 Weeks Thursdays, September 21 to December 7, 2023 3:30-5:30pm This basic printmaking class is a dynamic and hands-on 12-week program designed to introduce young artists, aged […]

$440

Monoprint on Plexiglass – Printmaking Workshop with Nina Muys

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Monoprint on Plexiglass with Nina Muys Saturday, September 30 from 10: 00 am to 1:00 pm In this workshop, you will learn how to create an exciting monoprint using plexiglass […]

$100

Pastel Transfer Print with Nina Muys

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Marie Cassat discovered that chalk pastels can transfer well to damp paper by using pressure. Nina Muys has embraced this method where the richness of the chalk pastels combined with […]

$90

Anoushka Shankar

Strathmore

Since making her professional debut at 13, sitarist Anoushka Shankar is the youngest and first female recipient of a British House of Commons Shield and the first Indian woman nominated […]

$28 – $78

Aquarelle avec Véronique (français- anglais) Watercolor (French English) 2d

Washigton Printmakers Gallery 1641 wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Aquarelle avec Véronique (en Français et en anglais) - Simple et Divertissant Watercolor with Véronique (in French and English)- Fun and Easy Tuesdays, October 10 and 17 from 6 to […]

$130

Navigating Gesher Galicia’s New Website and Updated Research Projects

Zoom 1 Westmoreland Circle Northwest, Bethesda, MD, United States

Zoom meeting, free for members of JGSGW. Nonmembers may register to attend for a fee of $5. This year, as Gesher Galicia celebrates its 30th anniversary, it has completely overhauled […]

$5.

Textless Journals: Where did your journey take you? With Karen La Du

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

A trip to an exotic port of call or a special party, your adventures are worth more than a smartphone photo file. Join Karen La Du in this workshop that combines collage, printmaking, drawing, watercolor, and whatever other media makes you smile to create a hand-made book of memories. Watch Karen page through her recent […]

$100

The Art of Indian Spices with Rani – Dinner Served

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Spicez is excited to share our intimate knowledge of these aromatic ground-up seasonings that tickle your taste buds, elevate your cuisine, and dazzle your guests...if you get it right! The combinations and complexities of using spices are endless, and we are here to spice up your life! (Or at least your dish.) Let's get together […]

$28

Making Botanical Inks with Christine Harrison (online)

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Saturday, January 6 & Sunday, January 7th 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. On Saturday, using local tannin rich botanicals Christine will show how to create simple inks. Simmering onion skins, eucalyptus […]

$100.00

Intaglio Without Acid: Copper Plate Engraving & Drypoint with William Demaria

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekly Classes – 12 weeks - Adults When most people think of intaglio printmaking, they think of etching. Etching is a beautiful art practice but fundamentally it requires acid. The […]

$480.00

Collagraph Printing – Level 2 with Nina Muys

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Sunday, March 3 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Sunday, March 10 from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. This 2 day workshop will be a continuation of the collagraph offered […]

$175

Collagraph Printing – Level 2 with Nina Muys

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Sunday, March 3 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Sunday, March 10 from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. This 2 day workshop will be a continuation of the collagraph offered […]

$175

Introduction to Basic Watercolor with Christine Vineyard

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1675 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Saturday, March 30 - 12 to 3:00 P.M. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary […]

$75

Spring Botanical Dye Printmaking with Christine Harrison – ONLINE

1675 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 1675 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

In this introduction to botanical dye printing, learn how to extract nature’s textures and colors to print on paper. Working with fresh leaves participants will learn how to make bundles to dye by boiling and steaming. During the workshop participants can work along with instructor and make several pieces. The class starts with simple and […]

$100