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Workshops for Adults

Student age requirements must be met by the last day of classes
Students 16 years old and above can also register for adult classes and workshops
For a full description of each class, download our brochure!

Learn basic camera controls and composition that are used in nature photography. The start of each session will be about camera controls and composition while the second half of the class will focus on taking photographs in the sculpture garden and in the UNI prairie area. Must have a digital camera that has manual settings (no cell phones please). Please note the camera make, model, and CF card type as well as any camera accessories that you would like to learn about when you register. This workshop is best suited for beginner or low intermediate photography students. Bring your camera and the manual to each class.
Dates: Sundays, July 9, 16, and 23
Time: 1:30–3:30 pm
Location: Nancy Price Room (course will always
start here), Hearst Sculpture Garden
Instructor: Sheri Huber-Otting
Fee: $45 ($40.50) Limit: 8

Students will be able to work on the wheel and/or employ hand-building techniques under the guidance
on an experienced instructor. Please indicate whether you are interested in working on the wheel or hand- building techniques when registering. Use of the open studio time outside of class is encouraged.
Dates: Sundays, August 6, 13, and 20
Time: 1:30–3:30 pm
Location: John Adams Ceramics Lab
Instructor: Ceramics Lab Technician
Limit: 6 students
Fee: $45 ($40.50) + $25 clay fee

Students will learn and practice techniques used for watercolor portrait painting. All ability levels welcome!
Dates: Tuesdays, August 8, 15, and 22
Time: 1:30–3:30 pm
Instructor: Steven Labadessa
Location: McElroy Classroom
Fee: $30 ($27) Limit: 12

Learn how to design, carve, and print a linoleum block print in three or more colors during this three-week workshop. We will use the reduction method in which parts of the block will be carved away for each color. The instructor will demonstrate and guide individuals in how to transfer the design on the block, how to carve the block, and the printing process. Tools and materials will be supplied.
Dates: Thursdays, August 10, 17, and 24
Times: 1:30–3:30 pm
Instructor: Merle Poland
Location: McElroy Classroom
Fee: $45 ($40.50) Limit: 8

Students will gain an understanding of as well as get hands on experience using natural materials to transfer and dye onto fabric. This workshop is best suited for beginner or low intermediate students.
Dates: Saturday, August 12
(rain date: Saturday, August 19)
Time: 1:30–3:30 pm
Location: Rownd II and Patio
Instructor: Mary Reeves
Fee: $20 Limit: 10

James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50613
Gallery Hours
Mondays | Closed
Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hearst Center for the Arts is part of the Department of
Municipal Operations & Programs, City of Cedar Falls.
City of Cedar Falls