Holiday Classes and Events

We have a lot of creative fun for you this holiday season!

Art Gallery Items

Kids Holiday Shop Days in the RRAC Gallery
We will be hosting two Kids Holiday Shop Days in our art gallery. There is a variety of artwork created by local artists available for purchase. We will have a selection of gifts priced $10 and under. There will also be make your own hot coca and hot apple cider. Kids will also have the opportunity to wrap their purchased gifts. This is a fun time for kids (we don’t check IDs!) to do some holiday shopping for their friends and family. We hope to see you here!
Dates: Friday 11/27 and Saturday 11/28
Time: 10am – 4pm

Kids Hand-Built Pottery Holiday Gift Class
Do your kids need a holiday gift for someone special? We can help! In this hand-built pottery class kids will make a unique gift out of clay with the help of our ceramics instructor. We will then fire the project in our kiln and have it all wrapped and ready for gifting in about 2 weeks. Kids – this is your chance to surprise someone with a holiday gift from the heart! Each class will make a different project so sign up for one or sign up for them all!
Ages: 6 – 17
Cost: $30
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)
Class Dates and Times Options:
Friday 11/27, 10am – 11:30am
Friday 11/27, 1pm – 2:30pm
Thursday 12/3, 1pm – 2:30pm
Friday 12/4, 10am – 11:30am

Paint and Sketch Your Pet
Join us for this enjoyable workshop to create an image of your beloved cat, dog, fish or even your hamster. Paint, brushes, colored papers for collage, pencils and a variety of other supplies will be available to use for your creation. Basic painting and collage techniques will be discussed. Bring some pictures of your pet and we will assist you in creating an image you can bring home and be proud of. This class is great for kids, great for adults, great for the whole family!
Date: Wednesday 12/9
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Ages: 12 and older
Cost: $30
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)

Kids Mixed Media Charley Harper Inspired Winter Cardinal
Winter is here – let’s get creative with it! Join us for this mixed media class focused on a winter cardinal inspired by Charley Harper. We will use paint, scissors, paper and glue to create a fun winter scene.
Date: Thursday, December 10th
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Ages: 6- 17
Cost: $20
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)

Women’s Cafe – Sewing Images Upon the Pages
Join Angie Renee live for a fun class where you will work on expressive art journaling. In this class, you will have the opportunity to escape for a couple of hours to have a creative experience with others. The class will feature a demonstration on a new creative idea to add to the pages of your art journal. There will be time to share ideas and inspire each other, as well as time to work on creating together and socializing. This class is set up for beginners as well as adults who have already started creating an art journal. For this class, you are asked to gather materials from the list provided.
In this class, we will explore the use of needle and thread in our journaling pages. Sewing can be calming and allows you to add decorative elements to your pages.
Date: Thursday, December 10
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Central Standard Time)
Ages: Women Ages 18+
Location: At-Home (Live Virtual Class)
Instructor: Angie Renee
Cost: $15 per person

Holiday Paint Night
Join us for our Holiday Paint Night and create this unique snowman painting! A step-by-step method will be used to create your own painting on a stretched canvas. Everyone will start at the same point and at the end each canvas will be very different. RRAC teaches a layer method with acrylic paint, where you create your painting by using several layers over every part of the canvas. All materials will be provided. All you have to do is bring yourself!
Limited to 10 in-person participants
All social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Date: Friday 12/11
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Ages: Adults 18+
Cost: $35
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)

Make Your Own Holiday Cards
Join us for a workshop to create a series of original, hand-made holiday cards you’ll be able to send to friends and family this holiday season. Explore using a variety of mediums; watercolor, colored papers, stamps, pen and pencil to create unique, personal holiday cards. Painting techniques, color composition, collage techniques and other methods will be illustrated. This class is great for kids, great for adults, great for the whole family!
Date: Saturday 12/12
Time: 10am – 12pm
Ages: 5 and older
Cost: $25
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)

Penguin Polymer Clay Class
Students will create a fun penguin project using polymer clay.
Date: Sunday 12/13
Time: 9am – 12pm
Ages: 6 and older
Cost: $30
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)

Art of the Masters Virtual Class – Georgia O’Keeffe
Join us for this art historical workshop on American Master Georgia O’Keeffe. Learn about her life in art and how she developed her distinctively modernist style. Also covered will be basic watercolor painting techniques from which you can create your own O’Keeffe modernist image of flowers, landscapes or urban skylines just as she did.
This class is virtually at-home through a live Zoom class.
Date: Monday 12/14
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Central Standard Time)
Ages: 16+ (this class is geared for teens and adults)
Location: At-Home (Live Virtual Class)
Cost: $30 per person

Kids Mixed Media Snowman Painting
Do you wanna build a snowman? Join us for a mixed media snowman class! We will use paint, scissors, paper and glue to create a fun winter scene.
Date: Thursday, December 17th
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Ages: 6 – 17
Cost: $20
Location: Rumriver Art Center (In-person)