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Metalsmithing and Jewelry

 

Interested in making jewelry, wearable art or small sculpture? Our Metalsmithing and Jewelry department has a wide range of both in-person and online classes and workshops for all skill levels. Whether you’re a first-time maker or have been working with metals for years, our teaching artists are here to help develop and nurture your growing skills. With a wide variety of tools and materials available, dedicated classrooms and open studio reservations by bench, there is sure to be a class and studio time to fit your schedule!

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OPEN STUDIO: FALL 2020

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Early Winter 2020 - November 30, 2020 - December 20, 2020

MULTILEVEL

Bench Open Studio (3 Days)

LAC Members $100.00 / Non-Members $100.00
November 30, December 1, December 2, December 3

WORKSHOP

Enameling & Stencils (1 Day)

LAC Members $90.00 / Non-Members $95.00
December 7

Festive Headpiece for Holiday Zoom Calls (1 Day)

LAC Members $90.00 / Non-Members $95.00
December 3, December 10

Holiday Metal Ornament Decor Workshop (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
December 4, December 18

Mixed Media & Metal Hair Pin (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 17

Petite Catch-All Enamel Dish Workshop (2 Days)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00
December 12

Reduce & Reuse (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
December 12

Silver Cuff Bracelet (Layering): Workshop Series #3 (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 15

Silver Cuff Bracelet (Piercing): Workshop Series #2 (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 8

Silver Cuff Bracelet: Workshop Series #1 (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 1

Teen Metalsmithing: Holiday Ornament Decor Workshop (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
December 16, December 20

Upcycled Tin Box (2 Days)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00
December 5

AGES 10-16

Teen Beaded Jewelry (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
December 12

ONLINE: Early Winter 2020 - November 30, 2020 - December 20, 2020

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

ONLINE: Websites For Artists (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
November 30

MULTILEVEL

ONLINE: Advanced Topics in 3D modeling (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
December 3

ONLINE: Creative Ideation and Design (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 1

ONLINE: Home Studio Solutions: Kitchen Patinas (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
December 5

WORKSHOP

ONLINE: Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet (1 Day)

LAC Members $55.00 / Non-Members $55.00
December 6

ONLINE: Tool Talk (1 Day)

LAC Members $35.00 / Non-Members $35.00
December 8

Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

Color on Metal (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
January 12, February 16

Exploring Necklace Design (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
January 16, February 20

First-Time Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
January 11

First-Time Metalsmithing (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
January 12, January 14, January 17, February 14, February 16, February 18

Make Your Mark in Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
February 15

Metalsmithing I (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
January 11, January 14

Metalsmithing II (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
January 13, January 14

Texture & Form with the Hydraulic Press (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
January 17

Torch Fired Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
February 21

MULTILEVEL

Working with Wax and Casting (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $340.00 / Non-Members $350.00
January 17

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Advanced Craftsmanship & Concepts (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00
January 13

WORKSHOP

Ceramic Jewelry (2 Days)

LAC Members $170.00 / Non-Members $175.00
February 27

Mold & Cast (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
February 12

Reduce & Reuse (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
January 30, March 6

Silver Cuff Bracelet (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
February 13

AGES 10-16

Teen After School Metals Studio (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $115.00 / Non-Members $120.00
January 12, February 16

Teen Metalsmithing (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
January 16, February 20

ONLINE: Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

ONLINE: Websites For Artists (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
January 17

MULTILEVEL

ONLINE: Complete Introduction to 3D Modeling (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $295.00 / Non-Members $300.00
January 12

ONLINE: Metalsmithing from Home: Cold Connections (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00
February 20

ONLINE: Metalsmithing from Home: The Basics (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00
January 14