For students, members and those whom will be in the gallery longer then 2 1/2 hours and don't want to worry about refilling their meters, there's a parking lot close that allows you to put in enough money for several hours at a time!  Woohoo!!


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**Class Coordinator's Note:  Margery Erickson's Loom Weaving Workshops for adults was accidentally not included in the Class Brochure (humblest apologies)!  Please scroll down to the Adult Class listings to see info on her workshops offered this winter!**

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**Webmasters Note:  Classes are listed from Youth to Adult, then by Start Date (If there are multiple start dates I went with the earliest one).  Free workshops at bottom of page.**

Winter 2018-2019 Schedule

Youth Workshops & Classes

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead w/ Sara Little

These interdisciplinary classes are for the artistically and intellectually thirsty.  Design-based, they blend science, technology, art, math and engineering.  Join for challenging activities, learn new skills and be inspired!

SL95A THURSDAYS (6), December 6th, 13th, 20th, January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 5:00pm-6:30pm

SL95B THURSDAYS (6), January 24th, 31st, February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, 5:00pm-6:30pm

$65 Members/$75 Non-members

Kids Weekday Art Club w/ Emily Wantz

Students will use a wide variety of materials to explore the elements of art and design.

Ages 7+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

EW19 WEDNESDAYS (8), December 12th, 19th, January 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, February 6th & 13th, 6:00pm-7:15pm

$90 Members/$100 Non-members

Children's Drawing Class w/ Stephen Stroup

Students will discover the joy of drawing while learning the fundamentals of composition, explore contour drawing, learn how to make their drawings look more 3D and how to build a good compositional drawing.  Subjects will include still life, animals and cartoons.  Supplies required: 11"x14" sketch pad, sketch pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, pencil eraser.  Class held at instructor's studio @ 19 E. Middle St. in Hanover.

Ages 8-14   Maximum 4 Students

SS15 SATURDAYS (4), February 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd, 1:00pm-3:00pm

$65 Members/$70 Non-members

***Classes must be paid in full to Art Guild 5 days prior to class starting***

Photography Workshops by Carla Long

DSLR 101 Workshop

This is an intro to the craft of photography, learning terms such as aperture and shutter speed, as well as what that little flower and what the lady with the hat means.  EQUIPMENT: DSLR or camera that allows you to shoot in mode settings.

Ages 13+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

CL65 SATURDAY, January 5th, 8:30am-12:00pm

$30 Members/$35 Non-members

Composition Workshop

Composition is what makes our photos art.  Come learn how to recognize a potential image and compose them in a way that is compelling.  Learn the rules of composition and when you can break them.  EQUIPMENT: Any type of digital camera.

Ages 13+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

CL66 SATURDAY, January 5th, 1:00pm-4:30pm

$30 Members/$35 Non-members

DSLR 201 Workshop

This workshop focuses on shooting in Aperture and Shutter Priority.  It is the next step in learning why you're not getting the shot you want. We focus on depth of field and motion in this workshop.

Ages 13+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

CL67 SATURDAY, February 2nd, 8:30am-12:00pm

$30 Members/$35 Non-members

Post-Production Workshop

This workshop is for the beginner LIGHTROOM users, we will discuss Photo Management and Post-Production.  For this class, it is helpful to have a transportable computer as well as the Adobe Lightroom editing software.  This is a hands-on workshop, you will process your own photos.  Some applications of Elements and Lightroom overlap, but instruction happens with Adobe Lightroom.

Ages 13+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

CL68 SATURDAY, February 2nd, 1:00pm-4:30pm

$30 Members/$35 Non-members

Young Adult/Adult Classes & Workshops

Studio Sessions with Sam w/ Sara Little

These sessions are open to anyone desiring an Open Studio with great conversation and camaraderie.  Each student will decide on subject and medium and work on projects of their choosing.  If the class decides that they want additional instruction in a particular medium or subject, we can go in that direction.  A materials fee will be collected by instructor if student needs to use Sam's supplies.  If you don't think you can make it to every class, you can pay per class (Sam will calculate fee at end of classes).

Ages 16+ (or prior approval from Sam)

SL96A MONDAYS (8), December 3rd, 17th, Jan 7th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 18th, 25th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

SL96B THURSDAYS (10), December 13th, 20th, January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, February 7th, 21st, 28th, 6:45pm-8:45pm

SL96C FRIDAYS (10), December 7th, 14th, 21st, January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th, 12:30pm-2:30pm

$100 Members/$115 Non-members

Drawing Essentials w/ Sara Little

The novice student will receive a strong foundation from taking this class.  We will start with basic skills, working with value pencils, charcoal, conte, pen and ink, and marker.  Each student will learn to use line, value, gesture, proportion and perspective developing their ability "to see" through a variety of subject matter.  A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  All students should bring an 11"x14" wire-bound sketch book (multi or mixed-media is recommended).

Ages 14+   Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students


 December 3rd, 17th, Jan 7th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 18th, 25th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

$110 Members/$126 Non-members

Draw & Color w/ Sara Little

This class is designed for students who have completed Drawing Essentials and want to start incorporating the element of color.  Students will develop skills and techniques incorporating a variety of color media.  This may include tempera, colored pencil, watercolor, oil pastels, dry pastels, pan pastels, acrylic, water-soluble oils and oil bars.  A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor and all students should bring an 11"x14" wire-bound sketch book, multimedia paper recommended.

Ages 14+  Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

TUESDAYS (8), December 4th, 11th, 18th, January 8th, 22nd, 29th, February 5th & 19th


SL98 6:30pm-8:30pm

$110 Members/$126 Non-members

Exploring Watercolor Techniques w/ Stanley Gilmore Jr.

Students will learn techniques in watercolor that will enhance the quality of their personal endeavors.  Techniques such as wet on wet, dry brush, spattering, essential color theory as well as selective limited color use.  Beginner to intermediate experience welcome!  Materials list provided at the front desk of the gallery. 

Ages 18+   Minimum 4/Maximum 10 Students

SG16 WEDNESDAYS (6), January 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, February 6th & 13th, 10:00am-12:00pm

$100 Members/$125 Non-members

Colored Pencil-Exploring Prismacolors w/ Stanley Gilmore Jr.

Prismacolor pencils are not your normal, childhood colored pencils...they go beyond them!  You will learn fundamental techniques like crosshatching, tonal, layering, fusing colors, burnishing and so much more that will produce very impressive artwork.  This focused six-session class will give you the opportunity to observe, inquire, learn, attempt and excel!  For your first day of class, please bring Prismacolor Premier box set (36 count minimum), 9"x12" Scratchmore Pastel Paper (assorted colors), HB pencil and a kneaded eraser.

Ages 18+   Minimum 4/Maximum 10 Students

SG17 THURSDAYS (6), January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, February 7th & 14th, 10:00am-12:00pm

$100 Members/$125 Non-members

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving w/ Margery Erickson

Margery has over 25 years experience with weaving and has taught various weaving, spinning, and dying workshops.  At this workshop, students will weave a one-of-a-kind band for a hat, bookmark, purse strap, bracelet, or decorate a pillow or piece of clothing.  This introductory class will use pre-warped looms.  Materials needed: small rigid heddle loom, shuttle and yarn.

Ages 18+   Minimum 3/Maximum 6 Students (so hurry and book your seat!)

ME03A WEDNESDAY, January 16th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

ME03B WEDNESDAY, February 13th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

$30 Members/$35 Non-members

Warp & Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom w/ Margery Erickson

In this more advanced workshop, students will learn how to measure and warp a small rigid heddle loom to weave narrow bands to use on a hat, purse strap, bracelet, bookmark or belt.  Materials needed: Small rigid heddle looms, warping peg, clamp, shuttle and yarn.  *Complete loom kit can be purchased from instructor for $52.*

Ages 18+   Minimum 3/Maximum 6 Students (so hurry and book your seat!)

ME04A  SATURDAY, January 19th, 10:00am-3:00pm

ME04B MONDAY, February 25th, 10:00am-3:00pm

$50 Members/$60 Non-members

Free Workshops

Up to Three for Free! w/ Sara, Sue and Steph

Up to 3 instructors will be available to introduce participants to a variety of techniques or mediums.  Space is limited, and these slots go VERY fast, so registration by phone or stopping in is a MUST!  If you have any interests in expanding your skills, this is the place to be.  And did we mention...IT'S FREE!!!!

Ages 8+   Minimum 4/Maximum 8 Students

January: Drawing Techniques

SSS09 MONDAY, January 14th, 1:00pm-2:30pm

SSS10 MONDAY, January 28th, 5:00pm-6:30pm

February: Paint & Color Mixing

SSS11 MONDAY, February 11th, 1:00pm-2:30pm

SSS12 MONDAY, February 25th, 5:00pm-6:30pm

***Please call ahead so we can confirm that we have enough supplies; max 10/workshop, first come, first serve***

S.O.A.R. @ Our Art Bank

Have a project that requires art supplies or materials that you just don't have available?  Need to create a poster, sign, banner?  Do you need to use a paper cutter, paints, pastels, colored paper, etc. and don't want to purchase more than you will ever use?  Our "vault" is stocked with donated supplies and a knowledgeable instructor will be on duty to help Share Our Art Resources.

SL99B WEDNESDAY, December 19th, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm

SL99C WEDNESDAY, January 16th, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm

SL99D WEDNESDAY, January 30th, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm

SL99E WEDNESDAY, February 6th, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm

SL99F WEDNESDAY, February 20th, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm

Free to Members, Non-members we suggest a small monetary donation to the Art Bank

***Please call ahead so we can confirm that we have the supplies needed for your project; max 10/workshop, first come, first serve***

Design Your Own Workshop

If you have a group of at least three and are interested in arranging a semi-private class with Sam Little, just give her a call on her cell 717-359-7191.  From drawing, painting, jewelry making, sewing and painting your own tote bags, aprons, garden flags, etc., Sam can help organize a one-time event, monthly or weekly class to fit your needs!  Call her to share your idea.  "My favorite classes are when I have a diverse group, especially in ages.  I love the energy, the creativity and the interactions!"