Workshops & Classes 2015


Thursdays afternoons, beginning January 29, 6 weeks
Break up the winter blues with a relaxing afternoon of painting in your chosen medium. I’ll put on the coffee and we can share our creative side with friends. I will give you guidance, helpful hints or just encouragement. A painting class for beginners to the experienced in any medium: watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel or colored pencil. The class will meet Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 PM at the West Amana Michele Maring Miller Gallery for 6 weeks beginning January 29th. Participants will need to provide their own supplies. For more information and to register call the instructor Michele Maring Miller at 319-622-6330. Cost is $50.


Monday evenings, beginning February 16, 5 sessions
Come experience the joy of weaving your very own colorful rag rug on a loom. The class includes designing and preparing materials, weaving and finishing. The rug could be useful in your home or it might make a great gift. This activity will be held in the weaving studio located at the Amana Arts Guild Center in High Amana on Monday evenings from 7:00pm - 8:30pm beginning Monday February 16th and continue for 5 sessions. Enrollment is limited. To register call Deb Hawkes at 319 622-6588. Cost $50 per student.


Tuesday evenings, beginning February 17, 6 weeks
ebruary Ever wanted to learn to quilt? Come join us for a chance to learn the history and techniques used in creating a traditional Amana Quilt. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Each person will create a beautiful hand quilted wall hanging. Participants will need to supply 2 yards of fabric (1 yard solid and 1 yard print) of their choosing. All other materials will be supplied. So come join us Tuesday evenings for 5-6 weeks beginning February 17th from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Amana Arts Guild Center in High Amana for some fun and quilting. Enrollment is limited. For more information and to register call Jen Mundt at 319-210-4104. Cost is $50.