School of Visual and Performing Arts

Community Art Workshops

brownbag Art workshop series (Adults)

The University of Toledo Department of Art will hold 4 Brownbag Lunchtime Art Workshops (12 noon - 12:45 p.m.) for adults on UT's main campus in the first floor conference room of Sullivan Hall. Recommended for UT employees and students, as parking may be an issue for non-UT folks. Each workshop is comprised of two 45-minute sessions. The cost is $30 per workshop. The topics and dates are below. Seating is limited, register today.

  • Wood Burning (Monday/Wednesday, Nov. 13/15)
  • Jewelry (Tuesday/Thursday, Nov. 14/16)
  • Crocheting (Monday/Wednesday, Nov. 27/29)
  • Holiday Ornaments (Tuesday/Thursday, Nov. 28/30)

Workshops for Kids

This fall, the University of Toledo Department of Art will present 4 Saturday morning workshops for children ages 9 through high school. The topics are listed below. The 4 workshops will run on two Saturdays in September in November and December. The complete schedule and registration links are listed below. Each workshop is 4 hours long. There will be breaks and a supervised half-hour lunch break as part of the workshop schedule. Lunch is not provided and students are encouraged to pack a lunch and beverage.

Fall Session 2 Kids Workshop Topics

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Photo of granny squares

Crochet basics - November 11

Learn the basics of crochet and make easy, simple squares which can be used for blankets, bags, scarves and more!

Photo of a sample super hero mask and cuffs

super stitchers - November 18

Become a superhero! Learn to sew and make your own superhero mask and matching power cuffs!

Photo of a birdhouseBIRDHOUSE builders - December 9

Get familiar with basic (non-power) tools and simple woodworking. Assemble and decorate a birdhouse.

Photo of treasure box sampleX Marks the Art - December 16

Avast, matey! Here you'll get to paint your own pirate treasure chest and design a puzzle piece map to go with it.

 

COST for Kids Workshops

Each workshop is just $25 and all materials are included. Your child will create a take-home project from each workshop they are part of. Sign up for as many workshops as you like, or save $10 when you sign up for all 4. It's just $90 to take all 4 workshops. Payment is due in full by the first workshop your child will attend.

Go to Payment page - BE SURE TO REGISTER FIRST!

ABOUT THE PRESENTER – ALISSA COX

Alissa Cox has been an independent artist since 2006. Coming from a family of artisans and artists, she grew up learning woodcrafts, stained glass, blacksmithing, jewelry craft, quilting and painting. She moved her business, Smoky Grove, to Ohio in 2012 and has exhibited at Columbus Winterfair, the Great Lakes Jazz Festival and the Black Swamp Arts Festival. Alissa has taught several workshops in pyrography, sewing and painting.

CURRENT & UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 

  • KIDS WORKSHOPS
    Crochet Basics
    November 11, 9a-1pm
    Ages 9-Teen
    Super Stitchers
    November 18, 9a-1pm

    Ages 9-Teen
    Birdhouse Builders
    December 9, 9a-1pm
    Ages 9-Teen
    X Marks the Art
    December 16, 9a-1pm
    Ages 9-Teen
  • BROWNBAG WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS (12-12:45pm)
    Wood Burning - Nov. 13/15
    Jewelry - Nov. 14/16
    Crocheting - Nov. 27/29
    Ornaments - Nov. 28/30

FALL 2017 SCHEDULE
CVA MAIN GALLERY

  • PAINTING. TEACHING.
    Guest Artist Nancy Mitchnick
    Exhibit Dates: Aug. 28-Oct. 6
    Lecture: Sep. 21, 5 p.m.
    (TMA Little Theater)
    Reception: Sep. 21, 6-8 p.m. (CVA)
  • ONEWAY OR ANOTHER
    Curated by Brian Kavanaugh
    Exhibit Dates: Oct. 16-Nov. 8
    Lecture: Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m.
    (CVA Haigh Auditorium)
    Reception: Nov. 3, 5-7 p.m. (CVA)
  • ATHENA SOCIETY EXHIBITION
    Exhibit Dates: Nov. 16-Dec. 7
    Reception: Nov. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fall 2017 Schedule
CLEMENT GALLERY 

    • BREAK
      Guest Artist Ryan Debolski 
      Exhibit Dates: Aug. 28-Oct. 31
      Lecture: Sep. 13, 10 a.m. 
      (CVA Haigh Auditorium)
      Reception: Sep. 21, 6-8 p.m. (CVA)

    GALLERY HOURS

    • CVA Main Gallery
      Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
      Sun. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • CVA Clement Gallery
      Daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Carlson Library
      Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      Sun. 12 Noon to 8 p.m.
    • SVPA Offices - Sullivan Hall
      Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last Updated: 10/9/17