Adult Workshops

Back to Basics: Pastels
Saturday, May 12, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Explore the emotive marks and expressive colors of the Speed’s special exhibition, Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism, and learn to make your own impressionist work of art using pastels. Instruction will focus on the basics of pastels so all experience levels are welcome. Ages 16 and up.
$5 members / $20 non-members
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Back to Basics: Modern Embroidery
Saturday, June 9, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Make a unique work of handmade art in this modern embroidery workshop! Learn the basics of embroidery from using a hoop and creating basic stitches to working with patterns. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary. Ages 16 and up.
$5 members / $16 non-members
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Back to Basics: Watercolors
Saturday, July 14, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Explore the aqueous world of watercolors with Kentucky Watercolor Society instructor Luci Mistratov. No experience necessary, all supplies provided. Open to participants ages 16 and up.
$5 members / $22 non-members
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Back to Basics: Mixed Media Mania
Saturday, August 11, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Create a unique artwork as you explore the possibilities of mixed-media collage. All necessary supplies will be provided, but you’re welcome to bring your own materials too– like postcards, pictures, ticket stubs, etc. No experience necessary. Open to participants ages 16 and up.
$5 members / $22 non-members
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Back to Basics: Smartphone Photography
Saturday, September 8, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Transform your daily snapping into works of art by learning to create a composition, work with natural light, and other skills. BYOD— Bring your own device (any smartphone with a camera will do). No experience necessary. Open to participants ages 16 and up.
$5 members / $22 non-members
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See. Stop. Sketch.
Saturdays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sketching is for everyone — whether or not you think you can draw. The Speed’s weekly sketching program, See. Stop. Sketch., provides drawing materials and sketching prompts to guests every Saturday. Explore the galleries, look closely, and try different drawing techniques. Materials available for pick-up at the front desk.

Free with admission. No registration required.

 

 

Questions? Contact Taylor Bothwell at tbothwell@speedmuseum.org