West Michigan Glass Art Center classes!

We're pleased to continue our partnership with the West Michigan Glass Art Center. We've so enjoyed all the beautiful fused glass projects they've brought to the RACC! This winter we're offering two classes. (Click below to read more and register) Fused Glass jewelry- Earrings and Pendant Sets Stained Glass Workshop  

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NEW! Civic Theatre Classes

Civic Theatre to Offer Classes here at RACC! We're pleased to announce our partnership with the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre's Academy of Theatre Arts. As part of our Arts and Culture offerings, we're tapping into their well-established program to bring theatre classes directly to you.   Story to Stage! Your child takes a favorite story and [...]

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Silk Scarf Painting

Silk Scarf Painting Wed. October. 16, 6-8 pm $30 (note-this class was incorrectly noted as being held in November in the newsletter) Join Jo Cooper for a delightful painting experience as you transform plain white, silk scarves into glorious water-colored scarves by simply using permanent markers and a surprising process. We held this class last [...]

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Wicked Just this Once Horror Makeup Class

Wicked Just this Once Makeup Class Ages 16 and up Sat. Oct. 26, 3-5 pm   $35 Who said Halloween was just for the younger ones?  Older teens and adults, get in on this horrific yet fun one-time workshop to learn tricks that will help you create your Halloween horror makeup and spooky final touches!  [...]

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Fun with Fusing Frames!

   Fun with Fusing Glass Frame! Wed. Oct 2nd, 6 to 8 pm One night workshop, ages 12 and up $55 Come on in and make a glass picture frame that will truly be a one of a kind piece! Maybe it's a gift for a dear friend, relative or maybe you just want to [...]

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Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Classes

As part of our mission to bring arts and culture programming to the community, we are proud to partner with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. The KIA has a long history of art appreciation and art instruction. All programs are held at the RACC. Winter 2014 Class offerings: Basic Pastels:  One Day workshop Basic Watercolor: One [...]

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Jewelry for Holiday Gift Giving

Jewelry for Holiday Gift Giving! Make Earrings & Pendant Instructor: Lauren Tripp Weds. Nov. 20th 6- 8:30 p.m. One night workshop Members of the KIA: $35, Non-Members: $55 This workshop is perfect one-night experience or an opportunity to make something for Holiday gift giving. During the course of the evening introductory metalsmithing techniques for designing and making earrings [...]

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Soft Pastel

  Soft Pastel Instructor: Carol Yager Tuesdays, 6- 8:30 p.m. 6 weeks, beg. Oct. 8th Members of the KIA: $135, Non-Members: $155 In this class the students will learn the basics of pastel painting while having plenty of time to practice the various techniques. We will talk about the characteristics of the different types of soft pastels [...]

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Camera Control: Community Landscape

  Learning Basic Camera Controls: Community Landscape Instructor: Mary Whalen Mondays, 6-8:30 p.m. 6 weeks Beg. Sept. 30th Members: $130, Non-Members: $150 What could be better than learning how to use your camera while shooting the glorious landscapes of fall? This class is designed for you to learn how to use the controls on your [...]

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Friday Fright Night Horror Makeup Class

Friday Fright Night Horror Makeup Class Ages 9-15    Friday, Oct. 25, 4-6 pm   $35 Learn all of the tricks of the trade—from black eyes to scars to an infamous final project.  Get ready for Halloween and beyond in this fun (gruesome!) introduction to horror makeup.  Please bring a smock or wear an old [...]

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