Social Distancing Guidelines for ALL WAG Classes

Participants will use their 3 Ws

  • WEAR a Mask

  • WAIT - 6 feet to social distance 

  • Wash & Disinfect Often

These guidelines will keep both you and our staff safe and healthy.

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Kid’s classes at the gallery are resuming November 5.

Take-home art camps will be available soon!

Keep a lookout ðŸ‘€ for kids fun with pottery, watercolor, and acrylics.

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Explore our Weekly Classes

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Explore our Fun & Educational Workshops

Weekly Classes

 

$110 members / $120 non-members

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 Hand Building - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 Introductory-level  to advanced levels hand-building class.

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Mondays: November 2 - December 7

instructed by Gilda Aita

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Wheel Throwing - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This class is an introductory class for all experience levels to develop core competency of the technique for wheel throwing.

Beginning students will spend the first couple weeks working on the basic skills of centering, coning, and pulling up the walls of bowls, mugs, and dishes.

Advanced students will be furthering their skills of pulling larger pots, dishes, and more.

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Mondays: November 2 - December 7

instructed by Kayla Merrell

Beginning Ceramics - 5:30-7:30pm

Tuesdays: November 3- December 8

instructed by Gilda Aita

$110 members / $120 non-members​

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Create pieces by handbuilding, introduction to throwing, or a combination of both techniques.  The instructor guides you through a variety of methods to build, decorate, and glaze your ceramic projects. A virtual smorgasbord of ceramic techniques! This class is a great introduction to ceramic fundamentals.

 

$60 members / $65 non-members

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Join us for an all-level knitting class. Learn the basics with one on one instruction or advance your skills.

This is a fifteen-week class and you can join at any time.

 

Wednesdays:   10am - 1pm

Instructed by Master Knitter Cynthia Sturdivant 

 

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$60 Members / $70 Non-Member

Kits extra

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Create your own basket for beginners & advanced weavers. Learn the basic concept of basket weaving. 

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Wednesdays: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Six Week Course

Instructed by Linda Eller

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Beginners & Low Intermediate Watercolors 

 

$20 per class / $75 for four-week session

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This watercolor class is designed to continue on a creative path with the use of traditional watercolor skills 

and will begin to introduce new and exciting uses of the medium.

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Must have at least a beginner level understanding of watercolor painting.

 

Thursdays: 5:30 - 8:15 pm

October  15, 22, 29, November 5

Instructed by Kathy Rosenberger

 

Intermediate & Advanced Watercolors

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$100 members / $110 non-members​

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Designed for students who have a working knowledge of watercolor painting. This class focuses on skill-building, composition design, advanced color study, and experimentation. Instruction is provided through frequent demonstration as well as individualized attention. Participants are encouraged to produce original finished artworks. Any subject matter (landscape, still life, figurative, abstract, etc) can be explored.

 

Tuesdays: 10 am-Noon

Oct 13-Nov 17

Instructed by Eddie Tallent

 

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$10 drop-in per session​

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Explore the style of vinyasa yoga while incorporating different elements. Participants will expand their practice,

open their minds, become stronger, and gain a more creative yoga practice. 

All levels of experience are welcome.

 

Thursdays: 5:30 pm

in the gallery - masks required

Instructed by Laurie Brintle-Jarvis

 

 
 
OUR MISSION

...to make the diversity, creativity, and critical thinking found in the visual arts more accessible to the greater Wilkes County community by providing opportunities to experience the visual arts in a dynamic, meaningful and personal way and helping to enrich the lives of the participants through experiences that are both educational and therapeutic.

CONTACT US

336-667-2841

913 C Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm

Closed: Nov 26-27

Open Saturday Nov 28/Dec 5

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