Classes - visual art, dance, acting, photography, writing in Metro DC

Find classes in visual arts, dance, theatre, photography and writing in Metro DC on CultureCapital. Check here for schedules and information for drop-in art and dance classes and writing workshops. Enroll your children, tweens and teens in fun and exciting art classes and camps designed to ignite their interest and spark a life-long interest in the arts. Sign up here to receive our quarterly email for Adult Classes in the Arts


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Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 16
Make your own wreath for the holidays!

Pop Up Holiday Spider Press Card Workshop

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sat. Dec 15
Come make holiday postcards and watch our Spider Press demonstration!

Calligraphy (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
Structured to give beginning students solid basic skills in the calligraphic arts and help intermediate students learn new hands.

Metal Jewelry (Adults, 5 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
Learn how to design and create stunning art jewelry from silver sheet, wire, and other metals. Traditional tools and their uses are covered in depth.

First Studio: Story + Workshop

Kreeger Museum
Sat. Dec 15
Children are invited to use their imaginations as they explore the paintings, sculpture, and architecture of The Kreeger Museum.

Resolve to Write

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Dec 13
Join us for two discussion sessions setting the resolution to write.

Firsthand Experience: Fashion Illustration

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
During this workshop, D.C.-area illustrator Delphine Lee leads students through the fundamentals of fashion illustration.

Woodblock Printing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019
Beginners and experienced printmakers explore a variety of woodblock printing methods.

Throwing / Handbuilding Ceramics (Adults, 9 sessions)

The Art League
Wed. Jan 9, 2019
Students may choose to make pieces on the potters. wheel, handbuild, or take a sculptural approach to their work.

Open Studio: Silk Dying

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Dec 14
Visitors can work with a different art material each week. Open Studio takes place in the National Portrait Gallery’s Education Center, room E151, on the first floor.

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 16
Make your own wreath for the holidays!

Introduction To Photography (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019
Learn the fundamentals of photography, using either a film or a digital camera.

Spotlights

Intro to Documentary Production (Adults, 7 sessions)

Docs in Progress
Feb. 2 – Mar. 16, 2019

Indoor Recess: Arts & Crafts Hour for Adults

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sun. Dec 16

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Feb 3, 2019

Metal Sculpture (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Beginning Figure Drawing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Basic Drawing (Adult, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Silk Screen Printing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Foundation Painting (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 15
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