Please join Franconia Sculpture Park as we launch a new series of monthly, 3-hour artmaking workshops for students of all ages and skills in the Driscoll Education Center at Franconia Commons.
Art Classes @ Franconia Commons
Birdhouses, Batboxes, and Beeboxes with Don Porcella
More information and tickets: https://www.franconia.org/art-classes-franconia-commons/
Whether youre 7 or 70, these workshops are designed for you to explore your creativity and learn more about various sculptural techniques from top contemporary artists in a fun, safe, and supportive setting. Sign up for the class that speaks to you or enroll in all six for a series discount!
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes will require participants to wear masks and socially-distance. Franconia Commons has excellent ventilation and will uphold the strictest health standards for the safety of our artists and students.
All classes are held on Saturdays from 1pm-4pm and cost $30/each, including all art supplies. Full series is $150. If you’d like to enroll in the full six class series, please call 651.257.6668 to register and receive the discounted rate.
April 17: Birdhouses, Batboxes, and Beeboxes with Don Porcella
Don Porcella holds an MFA from CUNY-Hunter College and a BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. He is a globally-exhibiting artist with his work in major public and private collections across the globe, and the current Production Manager at Franconia Sculpture Park. Students will build and decorate a project of their choosing, creating sculptures that encourage pollinators and can peacefully co-exist with nature.
May 29: Soft Sculpture with Allison Baker
June 12: Sound Sculpture with Lee Noble
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Classes cost $30/each, including all art supplies. Full series is $150. If you’d like to enroll in the full six class series, please call 651.257.6668 to register and receive the discounted rate.