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Arts, Crafts & Pottery

We offer a variety of classes in arts, crafts and pottery for all ages. Learn how to watercolor or woodwork or let your child develop their creative side! Our affordable classes are spread throughout the community, so there is bound to be a place that is convenient for you.


Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Holiday Artisan Market: Application (PDF)

Spotlight image: Holiday Artisan Market: Application

You are invited to apply to participate in the Holiday Artisan Market on Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26, one of the premier artisan markets in the area. Approximately 120 artisans aand crafters will share their handmade creations. This market has become a Fort Collins tradition, with thousands of shoppers in attendance. Market applications must be provided by August 19. The application for the Holiday Artisan Market are linked in the title.

Scroll Saw, Beginning

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Wednesday; July 9-27 (7-9 P.M.)

Learn basic operation of the saw while practicing on a pattern, then work on projects such as a jig saw puzzle and fret work. Also included in scroll saw setup, blades, maintenance, and types of scroll saws. Note: Open to all skill levels. Some supplies provided. Supply list provided the first day.

Register online here.

Painting, Bob Ross Style

Spotlight image: Painting, Bob Ross Style

Complete a finished painting in one day using the Bob Ross painting technique while our certified Bob Ross instructor teaches you about the use of different brushes, a palette knife, mixing colors, and the manipulation of certain special paint. If you have your own Bob Ross supplies, there is a $15 reduced fee. Note: Bring a roll of paper towels; other supplies provided

Register for a variety of dates online here.


Private Pottery Instruction
Interested in having that intense one-on one time to rapidly develop your skills and knowledge? Private lessons are available for all levels. Fees vary depending on the program chosen. Not discountable.

Boy & Girl Scouts Badge Requirements
Scouts will learn the fundamentals of clay while completing the requirements set by the organization. Scouts will go on a tour and see the workings of a Pottery Studio. They will create a piece that they can personalize with their own creativity, which will be fired and glazed. Cost is $12.00 per child (5 children minimum). Not discountable.

Parents or Grandparents & Children Together
Among the many classes offered are classes specifically geared for a parent or grandparent to work with a child on pottery projects. Interesting clay projects will be completed in these unique classes. The projects are constantly being varied, so it is possible to re-register for classes as many times as you wish.

Contact Steve Dietemann for more information at 970.224.6028 or c2RpZXRlbWFubkBmY2dvdi5jb20=.