Classes in the Studio
Event Types: Gallery | Studio | All
Audience: Kids | Adults

open drawing /painting

Wed, Jan 4 - Wed, Jul 26

every month the first and third Wednesday, 5:30–8:00 pm $15 per session/per person | csa studio punch cards available ($60 value for $50) seasoned and aspiring visual artists are invited to participate in a newly expanded Common Street Arts program dedicated to drawing, painting, and sculpting. Participants bring their media of choice: charcoal, pastels, paints, clay,…


hand building with clay

Mon, Jun 5 - Mon, Jul 3

instructor- kate barnes june 5th  to july 3rd five-week workshop monday evening 5:30 – 7:30pm. $175 for series/limit 10 students *includes 25lbs clay, glazes, firing, shelf space and open studio time. this course is open to students at all levels of experience this weekly class will explore a wide variety of hand building techniques such as slab building, coiling, pinching, carving, and decorative surface…

summer camps

summer 2017 art camps

Mon, Jun 26 - Fri, Aug 18 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

join common street arts and alfond youth center for art + fun activities this summer!ages 6-12 years old transportation provided from csa to ayc for more information email or call 207-872-arts summer art camp themes by week paper arts: june 26 – 30 wheel, rattle, + roll: july 10 – 14 cool crafts: july…


paper arts week – 2017 summer camp

Mon, Jun 26 - Fri, Jun 30 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

june 26- 30 | 9:00am-12:00pm ages 6-12 instructor: doreen morgan paper arts build impressive creations with just a few materials during this week of artful paper imaginings including a card-stock castle complete with paper mache dragon, crazy hats and “‘wild” flowers, paper tube totems with really funny faces, dazzling paper spinners, a fairy jar and much…


claymation commotion

Mon, Jul 10 - Wed, Jul 12 | 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

*special afternoon summer camp session july 10-12 | 12:30 – 3:00pm ages 12-17 instructor: rachel hamlin *$90 (*$75 member price) “claymation commotion” introduction to stop-motion animation. participants will learn the art of stop-motion cartooning through the use of claymation + ipad apps. by the end of the workshop, students in small groups will have created a collaborative digital story…


cool crafts week- 2017 summer camp

Mon, Jul 17 - Fri, Jul 21 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

july 17-21 monday-friday 9:00am-12:00pm ages 6-12 cool crafts Week Spend the week making all your favorite summer camp crafts including tie-dye t-shirts, string art, spin painting, nature mobiles, painted rocks, “shrinky dink” art, mosaic garden tiles and more! We’ll make characters from recycled objects and materials to “climb the fence” at the downtown construction site!…

summer camps

maine modern masters week- 2017 summer art camp

Mon, Jul 24 - Fri, Jul 28 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

july 24-28 monday-friday   9:00am-12:00pm ages 6-12   maine modern masters the week starts with a visit to the Colby Museum to experience the works of Marsden Hartley and Alex Katz. We’ll spend the rest of the week creating drawings, sculptures and paintings inspired by Hartley and Katz as well as other Maine artists such as Dahlov…

wig making

wig styling

Sat, Aug 12 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 12th, 3-5pm In conjunction with Cirque du Geek Instructor: Rachel Bishop/RoseRiku Cosplay *FREE Styling a wig to go with a costume can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be!Come learn all about how to cut and style a cosplay wig to fit your favorite character! Registration is required. Please email to…


basic sewing

Sat, Aug 19 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 19th, 3-5pm In conjunction with Cirque du Geek Instructor: Brittany Iafrate *FREE Are you interested in sewing, but don’t know where to start? Do patterns intimate you? Come to our basic sewing class and learn how to get started on your dream project before Cirque du Geek! Registration is required. Please email…


prop making tutorial

Sat, Aug 26 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

saturday, august 26th, 3-5pm in conjunction with Cirque du Geek instructor: TBA *free discover new tips and tricks on how to transform everyday objects into amazing cosplay accessories! registration is required. please email to reserve a spot! *sponsored by colby college center for the arts and humanities