Classes & Programs

Registration

If you are interested in registering online for one our classes, please take a look at our Guide to Online Registration.  When you are ready to complete your registration online, you may go to our Online Registration page.  Gallery classes and events can be found under the 'Arts and Culture' tab. Registration can also be completed in person at the Suffolk Art Gallery. 

Virtual Programming with the Suffolk Art Gallery

Art Day Wed

Virtual Art-Day Wednesdays with the Suffolk Art Gallery

One Wednesday a month join the Suffolk Art Gallery for a virtual workshop we were explore different art techniques and mediums. Each month will introduce a new project and activity that participants can follow along with at home! All virtual workshops will be published at 10:00 am on our social media and will include a materials list as well as an instructional video.

Monthly Programming and Themes

  • August 19th: Color Theory Jellyfish
  • September 16th: Mini House Sculptures with Collage
  • October 28th: Exquisite Corpse Halloween Edition
  • November 18th: Nature Rubbings and Sketchbook Creations
  • December 16th: Watercolor 101

Color Theory Jellyfish 🎨

Follow along with Hannah as she leads you through using color theory to create your own jellyfish. 

Materials Needed:  

  • 3 Pieces of Paint-Friendly PaperArt Day Wed August
  • Red, Yellow, and Blue Acrylic Paint 
  • Paintbrush(es) 
  • Paint Palette or Paper Plate 
  • Cup of Water 
  • Paper Towels 
  • Yarn in Various Colors 
  • Hole Punch 
  • Scissors 
  • Pencil

Mini House Sculpture with Collage! 🎨🏡

Follow along with Hannah as she teaches you to building your own mini house sculptures out of cardboard.

Materials Needed: 

  •  cardboard (template guide included in video)Art Day Wed September
  •  craft knife
  •  scissors
  •  craft glue
  •  glue stick
  •  old magazines, books, newspapers, etc.
  •  tissue paper
  •  modge podge and brush

Exquisite Corpse: Halloween Edition!

Join us for our spooky Halloween edition of Art-Day Wednesdays. In this video, Hannah will show you how to create your own Exquisite Corpse game that you can play by yourself or with others. 

Materials Needed:Art Day Wed October (1) 

  •  4" x 4" white canvas boards
  •  acrylic paint
  •  paint brushes
  •  ruler
  • pencil
  • black permanent marker
  • paper towels
  • cup of water
  • mod podge (optional)
  • number stickers (optional)

Nature Rubbings and Sketchbook Creations!

In this video, Hannah will show you how to create your own sketchbook that you can decorate with nature rubbings. 

Materials Needed:Art Day Wed November

  • thin cardboard or matboard
  • mixed media/watercolor paper
  • string
  • scissors, craft knife, or paper cutter
  • hole punch
  • thin paper
  • colored pencils or crayons
  • glue stick
  • markers or pens
  • ruler

Watercolor 101!

In this video, Hannah and Leondra will show you different techniques to use while painting with watercolor. 

Materials Needed:Art Day Wed December

  • watercolor paper (you can use the sketchbook you made in our last video if you have one!)
  • watercolor paints (can be pan, liquid, or in pencil/crayon form)
  • watercolor brushes
  • paper towels
  • cup of water
  • needle, pin, or thumbtack
  • white crayon
  • straw
  • salt
  • sponge or other textured object 

Snowflake Garland!

In this video, Leondra will show you how to create your own Snowflake Garland using felt! 

Materials Needed:Art Day Wed January 2021

  • felt
  • hot glue gun
  • hot glue sticks (clear and glitter)
  • scissors
  • thin cardboard
  • beads or buttons
  • filament
  • needle 

Picture Collage: Inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat! 

In this video, Leondra will show you how to create your own four part collage inspired by the artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Materials Needed: Art Day Wed February 2021 resize

  • Cardstock or Drawing Paper
  • Multi-Color Construction Paper
  • Ruler 
  • Glue
  • Color Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Picture Frame

Bug Styrofoam Printmaking

In this video you will learn how to create your own bug prints using styrofoam! 

Materials Needed:Art Day Wed April 2021 edit

  • styrofoam
  • cardstock paper
  • pen or pencil
  • printmaking ink or acrylic paint
  • brayer or sponge
  • tape
  • plexi sheet or paint palette
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