Art Classes

2016 Winter/Spring Class Schedule

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Raise Beaded Pin Cushion
This class is opening to beginners as well as advanced beaders. Participants will make a pin cushion approx. 6” diameter . Participants will be able to choose from various fabrics including wool and velveteen. All pin cushions will be stuffed with Fiberfil. Basic supplies are included in the class fee but feel free to bring your specialty beads. Maximum class size is 12.
Instructor: Judith Jourdan
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Dates: Wed., Nov. 2, 9 & 16, 2016
General Fee: $60 Tribal Fee: $30

Traditional Iroquois Silver Brooch
Participants will create a silver brooch using designs similar to those used by the Iroquois during colonial America. The brooches will be made using 2" sterling silver discs. The class is open to beginning and intermediate students. Jewelry techniques such as piercing, doming, stamping, filing and polishing will be taught using rawhide mallets, hammers, metal stamps. Supplies are included in the class fee. Maximum class size is 10.
Instructor: Coleen Bins
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Dates: Thurs. Nov.3, 10 & 17, 2016
General Fee: $60 Tribal Fee: $30

Ceramic Plates
This class is designed for all students. Participants will create a ceramic plate with their own custom design from slabs of clay, using ceramic tools and glazes. No previous experience is necessary. The plates will be high fired.
Instructor: Cindy Thomas
Time: 6:00 -8:00 pm
Dates: Dec. Mon. 12 & 19, 2016
General Fee: $40 Tribal Fee: $20

Hand Painted Cards
Add a personal touch to special occasions, such as birthdays, weddings, or expressing get well wishes. Using watercolors or mixed media, learn techniques to create your cards. Class is open to all levels including beginners. Basic supplies are included in the class fee. Maximum class size is 10.
Instructor: Christine Klimmek
Time: 5:30 -7:30 pm
Dates: Tues., Dec. 6, 13 & 20, 2016
General Fee $40 Tribal Fee: $20

Woven Sewing Basket
This class is open to beginners as well as experienced weavers. Participants will make a 7”x 9”x7” woven basket using flat reed and sweet grass. Basic supplies included in the class fee. Max class size is 12.
Instructor: Judy Skenandore Time:6:00 – 8:00pm
Dates:Thurs. Feb. 2,9, 16 & 23, 2017
General Fee: $80 Tribal Fee:$40

Native Cedar Flute for Beginners
This class is open to those who’ve never played a flute. Students will learn to play and improvise on Native American-style cedar flute. Flutes will be available to use during class. You may also bring your own cedar flute or purchase one from the teacher (approx. $60). Wade is a Menominee artist skilled on the native flute, guitar & vocals, and performs internationally every year. Maximum class size is 10.
Instructor: Wade Fernandez Time: 5pm to 6:30pm
Dates: Tues. & Thurs., Feb. 7, 9, 14 & 16, 2017
General Fee: $100 Tribal Fee: $50
Friday Recital: Feb. 17 Time: 6:00 pm

Intermediate Native Cedar Flute Class
Students should have previous experience playing the flute. Participants will receive additional instruction playing and improvising on Native American-style cedar flutes. Bring your own cedar flute, or purchase one from the teacher. You may also borrow a flute during class. Maximum class size is 10.
Instructor: Wade Fernandez Time: 6pm to 8:00 pm
Dates: Tues.& Thurs, March 7,9,14 &16, 2017
General Fee: $100 Tribal Fee: $50
Recital: Friday, March 17, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm

All Art Classes will be held in the Arts Program cottage, 1270 Packerland Dr., Green Bay WI, 54304
For more information: Christine Klimmek 920-490-3831, cklimmek@oniedanation.org

Download forms: 2016/2017 Class Schedule or the 2017 Registration

 

Community Activities

Basket Guild: Twashe?nutslu.nihe?

The guild holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from September thru May. Each meeting starts at 6:00 pm. At each meeting guild members will learn a basket technique that may be applied to their baskets. Guild members also decide on basket making projects. A prorated membership fee is charged to pay for basketry supplies and other incidentals. Participants may bring their own supplies or participate in the monthly project. The guild currently includes members with varying basketry skills. There is a short business meeting at the beginning of each monthly meeting.

For more information, contact Christine Klimmek at 490-3831 or email: cklimmek@oneidanation.org.
Dates: 3rd Wed. of the month Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm

 

Dreams Alive Bead Circle

Make your own Regalia workshops
By Betty Willems and Laura Manthe
Ridgeview Plaza, 3759 Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4, Green Bay
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Saturday from Nov. 5, 2016 to Dec. 17, 2016 (except Dec. 3, 2016)

Download the registration form for Regalia Making.

 


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