McClellanville Arts Council

Where Everyone is an Artist

Classes and Workshops


The following programs will be held at the Arts Center. Registration and Enrollment information is located at www.mcclellanvilleartscouncil.com.  You can also email or call with questions – macarts@tds.net or 843-887-3157.  Please note that there will be no makeup classes.  Class sizes are limited and sell out quickly, so be sure to register early.


Exploring Polymer Clay in Jewelry Making

Exploring Polymer Clay in Jewelry Making: Saturday, March 18, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Instructor Shannon Tabor will lead this in-depth beginner to intermediate study in creating jewelry with polymer clay. Topics covered will include forming and cutting pendants and earrings, silkscreen and mixed media effects, and finishing techniques. All materials are included. Ages 14 and up. Class fees: $95 members, $105 non-members.

Please call 843-887-3157 to reserve your spot, as we need a minimum of four, and maximum of ten students.

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If I Had a Hammer: Beginning Jewelry Metal Smithing

Artist Deb Guess will lead students to start with copper and brass sheets of metal, spools of wire, and learn to transform them into wearable pieces of art jewelry. This class will focus on creating a piece of jewelry from start to finish, with an emphasis on tools, safety, and setting up a jeweler’s bench. No experience necessary, ages 14 and up. Students will complete one or more pieces of jewelry during the class and learn to use a wide variety of Metal Smithing tools.

All tools and supplies are provided, but students should bring a work apron, reading glasses if needed, and a small notebook.

The class will meet on Saturday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., breaking for lunch from noon until one. Fee is $120 for 2017 members, $135 for non-members.

This class must meet a minimum of six students, and is limited to 12 students. 

PLEASE CALL 843-887-3157 to register.

 

 

 

 

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Playing with Fire: Introduction to Torch Soldering Metal Jewelry

This class will focus on using a butane micro-torch to create handcrafted jewelry, joining layers of metal by soldering, a fun and challenging technique used in Metal Smithing. Students will complete one or more jewelry components, and we will cover safety, materials, and tools needed to create a torching station at home.  All tools and supplies are provided, but students should bring a work apron, reading glasses if needed, and a small notebook. No experience necessary, for ages 14 years and up. Class meets with Artist Deb Guess, on Sunday, April 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. Fee is $120 for 2017 members, $135 for non-members.

This class must meet a minimum of six students, and is limited to 12 students. 

PLEASE CALL 843-887-3157 to register.

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Paint and Sip Happy Hour with Blythe Brown

Paint and Sip Happy Hour with Blythe Brown. Meet in our gallery to enjoy a fun session painting with watercolors! Sunday, March 26, 4:00-6:00. $20 members/$30 nonmembers. BYOB–students must be 21 years and older. Please call 843-887-3157 to register.

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Snowmen! Crafts, Games, and Snacks

Snowmen! Crafts, Games, and Snacks with Sarah Dean will meet on Saturday, January 21 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. An adult should plan to stay for the class. Fee is $10 for 2017 members, $13 for non-members, but for each additional child per family, the cost is only $5. Please call to register so we can make sure to have enough materials and snacks! 843-887-3157

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Quilting 101 and Basic Sewing

Quilting 101 and Basic Sewing with Sonya Spahr, will meet Wednesday nights, January 25, February 1, and February 8, 2017, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Three quilting techniques will be sampled: straight line quilting, appliqué, and piecing. During each class, students will complete a quilted block that can be used as a hot pad, coaster, or wall art. Fabrics with sea life and nautical themes will be provided. Please bring a sewing machine if you have one. If you don’t, we’ll have a couple of “class machines” set up for you to use. Class size is limited to eight students, age 15 and up. Total fee is $35 for 2017 members, $45 for non-members. Please call 843-887-3157 to register, and indicate whether you’ll be bringing a machine

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Dance Classes for Kids Age Two and Up

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Dance Classes for Kids Age Two and Up. Classes will include ballet, jazz, and some hip hop. Sessions will be held the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from mid-January through mid-June. Classes for younger children will meet for one hour, and classes for older students will last an hour and a half. Monthly fees are $25-$35 for members and $35-$45 for non-members. Please call 843-887-3157 for more information or to sign up.

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All-Levels Yoga

All-Levels Yoga is an ongoing class led by Blythe Brown that will combine breathing techniques (pranayama) and poses for strength, flexibility, and peace of mind. The class meets on Tuesdays at the Arts Center from 7:00-8:15 p.m. Please bring a yoga mat, though we do have a few extras if you don’t own one. This class is suitable for anyone aged 13 and up. The fee is $12 per class for 2017 members/$15 for non-members.

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Piano Lessons

pianoBrenda LeFevre offers weekly thirty-minute piano lessons for students ages six and up, including adults. No previous experience is necessary. The cost is $18 per session for 2017 members and $20 for non-members, payable at the beginning of each month. Classes are held in our studio building on Pinckney Street. Please call 843-887-3157 to schedule your session.

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Evening Yoga!

Blythe Brown will lead a yoga class every Tuesday from 7:00-8:15 p.m., starting on November 8th. This is an all-levels class that will combine breathing techniques (pranayama) and poses for strength, flexibility, and peace of mind. Please bring your yoga mat; we have a few extras if you don’t have one. This class is suitable for anyone over age 12. Fee is $12 per class for members and $15 for non-members. Please call 843-887-3157 to register.

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