Adult Programs

Whether you are new to art or advanced in your skills and seeking a creative challenge, the Rahr-West Art Museum adult art classes are an affordable and fun way to explore your inner artist and meet other like minded people. All classes are taught by knowledgeable instructors who have a passion for the arts.

ADULT ART CLASSES

Third Tuesday Monthly, 6:00-8:30 pm*
Class Fee: $25 RWAM Members/$35 Nonmembers
Ages 18 & up

Register online or call (920) 686-3090.

Registration is required and closes the Sunday prior to the class.



INK & WATERCOLOR A LA CHAGALL
Tuesday, January 18
Explore Chagall through discussion on his work and life, and create a minimalist ink and watercolor work inspired by the artist.

KISS POUR PAINTING*
Friday, February 11
Couples will share a canvas and each pour their own cup on the canvas for an exciting result. ** Class fee is per couple.

Harlem RenaissanceHARLEM RENAISSANCE KARA WALKER AND PAPER CUT OUTS
Tuesday, February 15
In celebration of Black History Month, learn about the Harlem Renaissance, Kara Walker's "Freedom, A Fable" and create paper cut outs inspired by the two.


PAINTINGS INSPIRED BY WOMEN ARTISTS
Tuesday, March 15
In celebration of Women's History Month, explore women artists in the museum's collection. Participants will then select one of the displayed pieces to create their own painting inspired by the piece.

Adult Meaninful Still LifeMEANINGFUL STILL LIFES
Tuesday, April 19
Bring in items (max of five small items) that hold meaning and create still life setups and drawings.


STOLEN SISTERS
Tuesday, May 17
Gain understanding of the Stolen Sisters exhibit and create your own inspired work.

Working Creatively Through Grief

This class is a creative outlet for anyone who is dealing with any form of loss - the loss of a loved one, loss of a job, or any general grief. You do not need to be an artist to be able to communicate your thoughts and emotions. Participation can help to facilitate what words cannot describe. The art making process provides insight, allowing you to grow and connect with others, helping throughout the healing journey. All materials are provided.

Sundays as scheduled, 1:00-3:00 pm
All ages. Free, Donations are accepted
Registration is not necessary.

WHAT'S IN YOUR HEART
February 6
Imagine and create how the image would need to change so that it would feel better.

TREE OF LIFE
April 3
Identify your personal strengths, coping skills and supportive people that help you through your difficult times.