Spring Classes 2020

Scholarships are available

for children and senior citizens to take classes at the Hazleton Art League!


Thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club, we can provide art scholarships to senior citizens in the Hazleton Area.

Senior scholarships cover 60% of class fee for seniors age 62 and older.


We also have a need based scholarship for children made possible by the Dorothy Sacco Memorial Fund.

Youth scholarships cover 50% of the class fee.

 

Apply today!
 

ATTENTION:

ALL CLASSES WILL BE POSTPONED TO START

(or continue) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Lisa Knecht

Drawing and Art Media Exploration! Each class is 1/2 hour drawing and then a make and take project.

Please note: If school is cancelled due to weather this class will also be cancelled.

Art for Children

(ages 6-12)

8 weeks

Tuesdays 2/18 to 4/7

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

$85 (member) $100 (non-member)

please include $20 material fee

Bret Huttenstein

All-Level Stained Glass

8 weeks

Starting Thursday 3/5 

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

$80 (member) $110 (non-member)

Materials will be discussed in the first introductory class.

Students new to stained glass will learn core foundation skills in stained glass design, materials, tools and their use, pattern making, templates, cutting glass, fitting, foiling, panel assembly, soldering skills and patina applications through hands-on instruction. Those more advanced will gain instruction as needed. Certain materials will be available for purchase, but nothing specific is required to begin this course. All levels are welcome to attend.

The drawing class explores various concepts, techniques and materials utilized in drawing including gesture, contour and value. The primary subject matter is still life but other subjects may be explored. Materials include pencil, charcoal and pastel, and other materials as appropriate. 

No prior experience in drawing is required and the instructor will work with students of varying levels of skills and experience.

 A material list is provided by instructor.

Basic Drawing

Mark Charles Rooney

7 weeks

Wednesdays 

4/15 to 5/27

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm 

$100 (member) $130 (non-member)

Students will learn Balta Country style folk art originating in Ukraine from an expert that has taught in the style for 56 years.

Pysanky Eggs

Georgine Postupack-Borchick

4 weeks

Tuesdays 4/14 to 5/5

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

$60 (member) $85 (non-member)

Please include $18 material fee for kit, or provide your own beeswax, stylist, and eggs.

Students will gain valuable skills in the art of stained glass by the hand of a master level instructor. Participants will receive help with designs, produce beautiful creations and will be given guidance to reach personal goals. No supplies are required to begin this course. 

Stained Glass for Everyone

Randy Pachence

6 weeks 

Tuesdays 4/14 to 5/19

6:30 to 9:30 pm 

$80 (member) $110 (non-member)

Sam Cesar

Intro to Throwing

& Clay Building

4 weeks

Sundays 4/19 to 5/24 

NO CLASS ON 5/10 or 5/17

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

$60 (member) $85 (non-member)

Please include $35 material fee

This course teaches students the fundamental wheel-working skills used for shaping clay.  Students practice using the potter's wheel and begin throwing basic forms.  They also learn about the firing process, aesthetics of a ceramic piece and glazing techniques. Other projects include: pinch pots, coil pots, tiles, slab shapes, other functional objects, as well as how to refine and use locally found clay. More workshops will be added, so please continue to check the HAL website for updates. 

 

Sam Cesar

Students will learn how to form clay into various shapes. Projects include: pinch pots, slab shapes, pottery wheel, refining locally found clay and other projects.  Please feel free to bring your creative ideas for individual projects, as well.  More workshops will be added, so please continue to check the HAL website for updates.  Classes/group sessions may also take place by request, as well as "parent/child" class; please contact the HAL for more info.

Clay for Kids:

Pottery & Ceramics

4 weeks

Sundays 4/19 to 4/24

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

$40 (member) $55 (non-member)

please include $15 material fee

Joni Mazzie

Pottery Open Studio

4 weeks

Mondays 4/20 to 5/18 (no class 5/11)

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$40 (member) $65 (non-member)

Materials will be discussed in the first introductory class.

Open studio is an opportunity for students to freely practice the art of pottery & ceramics or for students to have extra time to work on their projects from the Intro to Throwing & Clay Building class.  Students also learn about the firing process, aesthetics of a ceramic piece and glazing techniques. Please be prepared to get dirty!  More workshops will be added, so please continue to check the HAL website for updates. 

Thank you for stopping by for SPRING classes!

Beginning April 2020, all classes will be held in our brand new facility, 

The Hayden Family Center for the Arts (31 W. Broad St, Hazleton).

We are always looking for Instructors.  If you or someone you know is certified, and would like to teach, please click here to send an email.

We can't wait to hear from you!

Proudly supported by:

Hazleton Art League

31 W. Broad St.

Hazleton, PA 18201

570-454-0092

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