the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture
 
 

Upcoming Art Education Classes
Spaces Still Available

 
   
 

Adult & Teen Classes

May
16

Raku Ceramics Workshop with Ryan Mitchell
Saturday, May 16 
9 AM - 4 PM

Instructor - Ryan Mitchell
$147/ Members, $173/ Non-Members

Learn the Japanese art of Raku kiln firing. This one-day intensive workshop will cover Raku glazing techniques, how to use an outdoor Raku kiln, and introduction of combustible materials. Students will need to bring 1 - 5 pieces of their own bisque ware and a sack lunch. 

 
 

May
21

Art on the Rocks - Cab & Clay
Thursday, May 21
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Instructor - Vanessa Rogers 

Emerson Classroom
$35/ Members, $40/ Non-Members

Grab some friends and enjoy a creative evening filled with step-by-step instruction, socializing and cocktails! 

This is not your average wine and painting class! Our Art on the Rocks series switches up the medium and beverages each month for those looking to learn something NEW and drink something DIFFERENT. Let your favorite poison inspire a new passion! 

 

 
 

April - June 

Nude Life Drawing
Tuesdays, April 14 - June 9
6:30 - 8:30 PM

$10 Drop in Fee

Draw from live models! Artist of all ability levels welcome. Participants should provide their own drawing supplies, a few drawing ponies available on a first come, first served basis. No pre-registration necessary! Please check in with monitor, no instructor on site. 

 

 
 

Kids Classes

May
1

CLAY N' PLAY (ages 3 - 5 yrs) 
Friday, May 1
10 - 11 AM

Instructor - Shaila Sorenson
$15/ Members, $20/ Non-Members

Join us in the morning for this fun and interactive way to express with mess! Fun, weekly themes will vary using stories, imagery, song and of course CLAY. Join your child and work together to create small, hand built projects. Weekly pre-registration is required. 

 
 

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Mini-Masters (4 - 7 yrs)
9:00 AM - Noon

Art Education Classroom

10 Weeks Available! - See Below 

Instructor - Jean Korpi or Angela Yonke
$95/ Members, $130 Non-Members

Students will create a variety of projects using multiple mediums such as painting, drawing, mixed media, clay hand building and art appreciation. Student art show on the final day from 11:30 - Noon. 

Week 1: June 15 - June 19, Week 2: June 22 - June 26, Week 3: June 29 - July 3, Week 4: July 6 - July 10, Week 5: July 13 - July 17, Week 6: July 20 - July 24, Week 7: July 27 - July 31, Week 8: August 3 - August 7, Week 9: August 10 - August 14, Week 10: August 17 - August 21. 

 
 

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Mega-Masters (8 - 12 yrs)
9 AM - 3 PM

Frances Senska Pottery Studio & Art Education Classroom

10 Weeks Available! - See Below 

Instructors - Vanessa Rogers & Jean Korpi or Angela Yonke
$140/ Members, $175 Non-Members

Students will start their day in the pottery studio creating hand-built ceramics projects. After lunch they will move to the Art Ed classroom to work on a variety of projects using multiple mediums such as painting, drawing, mixed media, clay hand building and art appreciation. Student art show on the final day from 2:30 - 3 PM.  

Week 1: June 15 - June 19, Week 2: June 22 - June 26, Week 3: June 29 - July 3, Week 4: July 6 - July 10, Week 5: July 13 - July 17, Week 6: July 20 - July 24, Week 7: July 27 - July 31, Week 8: August 3 - August 7, Week 9: August 10 - August 14, Week 10: August 17 - August 21. 

 

 
 

SPACES ARE LIMITED
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES!

 
 

For information on more classes available this spring and summer for children, teens and adults please visit our website.

www.theEmerson.org/education.aspx 

To enroll for Art Education Classes please contact:

Alissa Popken
Education Curator
406.587.9797 x.104
education@theEmerson.org 

 
 
 

INSIDE THE EMERSON

 
 

Emerson History

The Emerson is a thriving arts and community center located a block from historic downtown Bozeman. The building was originally an elementary school built in 1918, attended by thousands of Bozeman youth before its closure in 1991.

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At the Emerson, we are grateful for the generous community support that allows us to serve as a vital arts hub in Bozeman. Over 250,000 people have come to the Emerson each year to attend performances, take classes, and participate in community events.

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As a community arts hub, the Emerson relies on the time, energy and enthusiasm donated by community volunteers and interns. You can get involved by becoming a docent, by helping with events, children's classes or in our office.

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the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture

111 South Grand Ave.   |   Bozeman, MT   |   406.587.9797 ext. 104   |   education@theemerson.org