Workshops

 

The Tampa Museum of Art presents an ongoing series of workshops Monday nights from 6p-9p at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Art Center. Join our local artist instructors for a wide range of art making activities, from sewn constructions in fabric to infinity mirrors, meditative painting to developing your own calligraphic style, and more! Explore new techniques and mediums without any of the financial or time commitments, and celebrate the end of Monday with TMA Studio and “I Make Mondays!”

view calendar 

Soft Sculpture Night Lights

Create a luminous soft sculpture night light with forms and patterns inspired by the exhibition Yayoi Kusama: LOVE IS CALLING

Date

  • September 17

Instructor

  • Libbi Ponce.

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here

Kusama Meditative Painting

Unwind and create an abstract meditative “Infinity Net” painting inspired by the work of Yayoi Kusama.

Date

  • October 1

Instructor

  • Anthony Record

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here

 Stuffed Animal Assemblages

Learn to stitch and create a fantastical stuffed animal Frankenstein from the remains of vintage stuffed animals. Inspired by the exhibition Patricia Cronin, Aphrodite, and the Lure of Antiquity: Conversations with the Collection

Date

  • October 15

Instructor

  • Ericka Leigh.

Cost

  • $15 for members
  • $20 for not-yet-members

register here

Printmaking Greeting Cards

Learn relief printmaking techniques and create a batch of custom cards for the upcoming holiday season.

Date

  • October 29

Instructor

  •  Susan Fredericks

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Create a Journal

Construct your covers, select your paper, and bind a custom journal inspired by the Museum’s Antiquities Collection

Date

  • November 26

Instructor

  •  Teri Navajo

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Cigar Box Infinity Mirrors

Assemble your own infinity mirror in a cigar box, inspired by the exhibition Yayoi Kusama: LOVE IS CALLING

Date

  • December 10

Instructor

  • Anthony Record

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Calligraphy

Learn the basics of calligraphy with chisel-tip pens to develop your own calligraphic style

Date

  • September 24

Instructor

  • Deb Dutton.

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Sewn Stuffed Tentacles

Learn to stitch and create a cuddly stuffed tentacle inspired by the exhibition Yayoi Kusama: LOVE IS CALLING

Date

  • October 8

Instructor

  • Ericka Leigh

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Printing on Fabric

Learn how to transfer imagery to fabric with printmaking, to customize tote bags, hats, handkerchiefs, t-shirts, and more.

Date

  • October 22

Instructor

  • Susan Fredericks

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Flower Arranging

Use flowers, fruits, and vegetables to create a living centerpiece for Thanksgiving.

Date

  • November 5

Instructor

  • Michele McHugh

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Polymer Clay and Glass Vessels

Learn polymer clay cane work techniques and create an abstract-patterned vase inspired by the work of Yayoi Kusama.

Date

  • December 3

Instructor

  • Velina Glass

Cost

  • $30 for members
  • $35 for not-yet-members

register here 

Courses

Screen Printing, Print on Fabric

Learn the process of screen printing to transfer colorful imagery and patterns to clothing, hats, bags, or anything else made of fabric

Located at the Firehouse Cultural Center

Sessions:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, September 10-October 3, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cost:

  • $150 for Members
  • $175 for Not-Yet Members

register on the FCC’s website

Printmaking

Get an introduction to printmaking by creating artistic prints with four different monotype printmaking processes

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturdays, September 15 through October 6  10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • $75 for Members
  • $85 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Art of Resin and Color

Become proficient in the use of resin. Learn mold-making and color blending in resin to make jewelry, home decor, and sculpture

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturdays, September 15 through October 27  1:30pm-4:30pm

Cost:

  • $150 for Members
  • $175 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Spray Painting and Mural Planning

Gain practice working with spray paint. Learn different spray painting techniques, and how to plan and execute large-scale murals

Located at the Firehouse Cultural Center

Sessions:

  • Saturdays, October 6th-November 17th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cost:

  • $150 for Members
  • $175 for Not-Yet Members

register on the FCC’s website

Screen Printing, Word and image

Learn the process of screen printing. The theme of this class is lettering, and combining words and images

Located at the Firehouse Cultural Center

Sessions:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, October 15th-November 7th , 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cost:

  • $150 for Members
  • $175 for Not-Yet Members

register on the FCC’s website

Calligraphic Cards

Learn the basics of calligraphy with chisel-tip pens. Develop your own calligraphic style while designing personalized holiday greeting cards

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturday October 20th, 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday October 27th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • $40 for Members
  • $45 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Painting with Brush and Ink

An introduction to traditional Chinese brush and ink painting. Learn composition, technique, create a finished painting, and mount it to a hanging scroll

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturday November 3rd, 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday November 10th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • $40 for Members
  • $45 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Introduction to Hand Forged Jewelry

Learn soldering, sawing, and other hand-forged jewelry techniques to create chains, pendants, and earrings

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturdays, November 3 though 17

Cost:

  • $65 for Members
  • $75 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Digital Photography

Learn how to shoot with a DSLR camera, understand its features, and adjust its settings. Cameras will be provided, or you can also bring your own

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturday December 1st,  10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • $20 for Members
  • $25 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

Champlevé

Learn the processes for etching designs into copper, and champlevé (filling the etched recesses with colored enamel) to create colorful jewelry

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturdays, December 1 through 15  1:30pm-4:30pm

Cost:

  • $110 for Members
  • $120 for Not-Yet Members

register here

Screen Printing Intensive

In one week, become proficient in the art of screen printing. Learn hand blocking, photo emulsion, and multi-color screen printing techniques

Located at the Firehouse Cultural Center

Sessions:

  • Monday through Friday, December 10-14, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Cost:

  • $150 for Members
  • $175 for Not-Yet Members

register on the FCC’s website

Photo Editing

Learn how to edit your photos using Adobe Creative Suite. Laptops and software will be provided, or you can bring your own

Located at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center Operated by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department

Sessions:

  • Saturday December 15th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • $20 for Members
  • $25 for Not-Yet Members

register here 

sunday figure drawing

Strengthen your skills in our self-guided nude figure model drawing session with a variety of timed poses. Model varies by session.

Located at the Tampa Museum of Art

(must be at least 18 years of age to attend) 

Sessions:

Every other Sunday, 2:00pm-4:00pm

  • September 9th
  • September 23
  • October 7
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • November 18
  • December 2
  • December 16

Cost:

  • $10 per class for students (must show valid student ID)
  • $15 per class for members
  • $20 per class for non-members

register here