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Classes

Washington Heights Arts Center and Lakewood Cultural Center offer a wide range of art classes. Well-appointed art studios are available at each location and drop-in studio use is available for registered students in most programs. Explore the current Community Connection to view and register for upcoming classes.

Upcoming Workshops

New workshops will be posted next week. Or you can explore and register for them now by checking out or Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the Arts Classes brochure.

 

Note: Drop-In Figure Drawing on Mondays (Activity #170331-01) has been postponed until further notice.

DANCE

Ballroom Dance Party
Dianne Losasso
Friday, May 26
7-9:30 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Event is $10
Lakewood Cultural Center

 

Belly Dance Spring Hafla
Dianne Losasso
Saturday, April 22
7-10 p.m.
Ages: all ages 
Event is $5 (12 and under and advance tickets); $10 (13 and up on the evening of the event)
Lakewood Cultural Center

 

FRIDAY NIGHT FINE ARTS

Start your weekend with a cool art workshop. There are sessions for different levels in varied mediums. All materials provided unless otherwise noted. Registration is required.


Cocktail Sculpture
James McLellan
Fridays, Mar 3 & 10
6-8:30 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $49
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Sunday Sundae Clay Sculpture for Families
T'Alyne
Sunday, Feb 26
Noon-2 p.m.
Ages: 7 and up 
Workshop is $9
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Ukulele Friday
Gary Jugert
Friday, Apr 21
6-8:30 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $25
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

MOSAICS

Introduction to Mosaics
Alina Deac Pelegrin
Saturday, Jan 14
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $52
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Cutting Techniques for Mosaics
Alina Deac Pelegrin
Saturday, Mar 11
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $45
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

MUSIC

Everything You Wanted to Know About Theater Organs but Were Afraid to Ask
Walt Strony
Saturday, Mar 18
2-4 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Cost per session: $25
Lakewood Cultural Center

PAINTING

Exploring Watercolor
Scott Ronzio
Tuesday, Jan 10 (Rocks)
Tuesday, Feb 14 (Seashells)
Tuesday, Mar 14 (Landscape Abstract)
Tuesday, Apr 11 (Space!)
Tuesday, May 9 (Oceans)
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $39
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Pastel Landscape Painting
Ruthann Woods
Saturday, May 6
1-4 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
Workshop is $35
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

POTTERY

Monoprinting on Clay
Jacki Roberts
Sunday, Jan 22
12:30-4 p.m.
Saturday, Apr 8
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Ages: 17 and up 
Workshop is $45
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Introduction to Glazing
Janet Schreiner
Saturdays, Feb 18-Mar 4
1-4 p.m.
Thursdays, Mar 30-Apr 13
9:30-12:30 p.m.
Ages: 17 and up 
Workshop is $49 ($44 early registration*)
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Soda Fired Pottery
James McLellan
Tuesday, Jan 10
Tuesday, Feb 21
Tuesday, Mar 14
Tuesday, Apr 18
Noon-2 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
$3 initial registration fee, additional fees ($3-$10 per pot) due on loading day
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

Pottery Pit-Firing
Sumi von Dassow
Saturday, Mar 4
Saturday, Apr 15
Saturday, May 6
9 a.m.-noon
Ages: 18 and up 
$3 initial registration fee, additional fees ($3-$10 per pot) due on loading day
Washington Heights Arts Center

Wood-Firing
Loa Boggess
Sunday, Mar 5
Sunday, Apr 2
Sunday, May 7
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 18 and up 
$5 initial registration fee, additional fees ($5-$8 per pot) due on loading day
Washington Heights Arts Center

 

*Early Registration = to receive this discount, class registration must be completed at least seven days in advance of the first class date.

Contact Information:

Washington Heights Arts Center
6374 W. 1st Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-5436 | Email: hca@lakewood.org

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