Learn through doing in these power-packed, one-day workshops.

Gallery Play Saturdays are workshops designed to enhance a participant’s understanding of art on display during our gallery season. The activities are interactive and a great way to learn a new art skill. For more information, please contact our Gallery Coordinator, Marcella Kuykendall at mkuykendall@carrollton-ga.gov.

Make acrylic paintings on canvas inspired by interesting spots in downtown Carrollton. Each student will leave with a finished piece. Color and texture will be discussed.
Youth
Ages & Times: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Ages 8 – 12, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Ages 13 – 17
Instructor: Art Center Staff
Cost: Free (all materials provided)

Adults
Ages & Times: 4 – 6pm, Ages 18+
Instructor: Alan Kuykendall
Cost: $20 (all materials provided)

Learn to fuse copper between glass, emboss and add color. Pack a lunch for this full day workshop.
Ages: 18+
Class Size: 4 – 8
Instructor: Elizabeth Mobley
Member: $90 / Non-Member: $100

Take your significant other or bestie on an art adventure. Practice drawing and painting techniques and create portraits of each other while sipping on a glass of wine. This workshop pairs well with a post-session dinner at one of Carrollton’s downtown restaurants. 
Ages: 21+
Class Size: 3 –  6 couples
Instructor: Ashan Pridgon
Member: $50 per couple/ Non-Member: $60 per couple

Create fun pinch pots to be fired in a live barrel/pit fire during Art Takeover. The firing process creates smokey, flashing and flowing mixed pinks, greys and blacks on decorative pottery. Learn to add funky textures and patterns or turn your pieces into monsters.
Ages: 13+
Class Size: 3 –  10
Instructor: Marcella Kuykendall

Member: $25 / Non-Member: $35

Gallery Play Saturdays are workshops designed to enhance a participant’s understanding of art on display during our gallery season. The activities are interactive and a great way to learn a new art skill. For more information, please contact our Gallery Coordinator, Marcella Kuykendall at mkuykendall@carrollton-ga.gov.

Students tour the exhibit, explore abstract painting with tempera and are introduced to artists like Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock. Please wear appropriate clothing, children may get paint on them.
Ages: 5 – 7
Instructor: Art Center Staff
Cost: Free (all materials provided)

Learn about tools, carving, line styles, preparation of linoleum, printing on a press, inking, storing, how to deckle paper and creating multiples of your prints.
Ages: 18+
Class Size: 5 – 15
Instructor: Kara Hayden
Member: $65 / Non-Member: $75

A collagraph is a form of printmaking in which different materials are glued to a board, rolled with ink and printed from. This workshop will experiment with materials and forms to create beautiful art.
Ages: 13+
Class Size: 4 – 8
Instructor: Marcella Kuykendall

Member: $25 / Non-Member: $35

Bring your sister, mother, daughter, auntie or BFF to the center and create a unique portrait of each other. Learn basic painting and drawing skills along the way. Wine will be provided!
Ages: 21+
Class Size: 3 –  6 couples
Instructor: Ashan Pridgon
Member: $50 per couple/ Non-Member: $60 per couple

Gallery Play Saturdays are workshops designed to enhance a participant’s understanding of art on display during our gallery season. The activities are interactive and a great way to learn a new art skill. For more information, please contact our Gallery Coordinator, Marcella Kuykendall at mkuykendall@carrollton-ga.gov.

In this two-part workshop, students explore a range of techniques for creating small figures and learn how to make faces in polymer clay, build bodies out of upcycled parts and utilize collage, assemblage and painting techniques to make their figures pop.
Dates: Day 1: Making Bodies and Faces, April 23 
Day 2: Decorating your Figures, April 30
Times & Ages: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Ages 8 – 12 / 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Ages 13 – 17 / 4 – 6pm, Ages 18+
Instructor: Art Center Staff
Cost: $25 (all materials included)

Introduces participants to the basics of designing and creating silver jewelry through the development of a ring with a stone. Sawing, filing, soldering, stone setting and finishing will be explored.
Ages: 19+
Class Size: 6 – 9
Instructor: Debra Cobia
Member: $130 / Non-Member: $140