Events Calendar


These introductory art classes on the first Saturday of the month are intergenerational with participants ranging from 8 to 98 years of age and will be taught by talented, seasoned instructors. Classes are approximately 2-hours in length.

To Register: Contact Nobel Schuler  (517) 629-8293

April 1st

10:00 AM

Glass Fusing—Plant Stake Designs

Instructor—Bobbie VanEck

Cost $35

Students will learn about the art of fusing glass - how artists design, cut, nip and join together glass elements to create a decorative glass plant stake. Each participate will arrange small glass pieces to make their one-of-a-kind stake and their glass designs will be kiln-fired and available for pick-up the following Saturday.

10:00 AM

Advanced Wheel Throwing Techniques—Taking Risks

Instructor—Aaron Cole

Cost $35

This class is for intermediate and advanced students with enough experience to comfortably center and throw basic forms and wish to take their skills to the next level. Aaron will reveal tips learned over years as a professional potter and instructor at the Ann Arbor Art Center.

2:00 PM

Drawing Basics in Pastel—Personalized Expressions

Instructor—Nobel Schuler

Cost $35

This class will introduce students to the essential information needed to draw using the pastel medium and will explore fundamentals of light, shadow, texture and color as students create a personalized composition.

2:00 PM

Watercolor Splash—Traditional and non-traditional techniques

Instructor—Maureen Reed

Cost $35

Experience the exciting medium of watercolor without the usual prerequisites; no drawing or painting skills are required and you will get right to work mixing colors and exploring design creatively. Relax, learn and enjoy as you splash into your creative side.

MORNING MUD (Adults)-Open Studio

Thursdays 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon

4 weeks -- Call for details  

This is a beginning ceramics class for adult students who want a creative start to their day.  Coffee, juice, fruit, donuts and friendly conversation are available, as a variety of ceramic techniques will be explored including coil, pinch, slab and other clay-forming methods. An introduction to the potter’s wheel, glazing, loading kilns and a Raku firing will also be demonstrated. More experienced students are welcomed to work along side.

Instructor:  Nobel Schuler

Cost—$20.00 per session—Includes all materials, equipment and firing fees

Register online or call—517-629-8293

“OPEN STUDIO” for Adults  

Thursday Afternoon 1:00 to 4:00 & Evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 PM

On-going sessions -- Call for details

This studio series provides a flexible schedule for you to develop your personal creative style while exploring the art method of your choice—draw, paint or work in clay.  You purchase studio time, have access to art materials and tools, and can join at any time since the series never ends.  Miss a class--no problem; simply come another time until your purchased sessions are completed. Learn at your own pace with teaching demonstrations available upon request.   

Instructor:  Nobel Schuler  

Cost $20-$25 per session— Basic materials and tools included.

Register online or call—517-629-8293

RAKU Retreat & GLASS-FUSING Retreat Workshops (for groups of 6 to 12)

These very popular workshops are arranged to meet your specific time and calendar schedule.

Register online or call—517-629-8293.  

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PORTRAIT DAY with Jerome Washington

Saturday, May 23rd  

Starting at 9:00AM with continuous sessions apTprToximately every 15 minutes until 3:00PM

A day of portrait rendering by quick-sketch artists Jerome Washington and Dennis Reid who will capture your likeness in just a few minutes for a nominal fee of $10.00.  More detailed renderings will require additional compensation.

Call—517-629-8293 to register and select an approximate drawing time slot.  

To Be Scheduled

RAKU GLOW—A full day of Glazin’ & Blazin


Starting at 10:00 AM -- Call for details

This special day and evening event is for artists who have previously visited the studio and would like to glaze and fire their unfinished work.  You can also “glaze and blaze” work created at your home or studio if Raku clay was used.  We will fire the kilns throughout the day beginning at 10:00 AM and conclude at 4:00 PM.  There will be light refreshments, music, laughter and lots of fun. Visitors are welcome.

Instructors:  Pam and Nobel Schuler

Glaze and firing fee—$10 per piece

Call to be placed on the firing schedule 517-629-8293

                          Firing Schedule:         10:00 AM              12:00 PM              2:00 PM              4:00 PM

    Date yet to be determimned.