adult education

2022 adult art classes

YAM adult art classes are designed for everyone from beginners to artists who want to hone their skills. Every class is taught by a professional artist who is eager to share their creative process and techniques. These museum-based classes are perfect for lifelong learners and creative members of our community. All adult art classes are available for OPI credits.

February 5, 19, & 26 (Three-part series) | Making Your Mark with Bently Spang
Price: Member $80 | Not-Yet-Member $110
Explore the concept of mark-making, through drawing techniques and materials including pencil, charcoal and oil pastel. Each class in this three-part series will consist of brief lectures by the artist, discussion in the gallery, drawing demonstrations, and hands-on instruction in drawing. Bently Spang is an independent multidisciplinary artist, educator, writer, curator, and an enrolled member of the Tsitsistas/Suhtai Nation (a.k.a. Northern Cheyenne), who works in mixed media sculpture, video, performance, photography, installation and drawing. This series is generously supported by Humanities Montana and Art Bridges. 

April 16 | Oil Painting with Robert Tompkins
Price: Member $60 | Not-Yet-Member $85
This is your chance to be immersed in demonstration of essential concepts in painting as well as supervised practice. Learn how to locate images on canvas or panel, recognize abstract shapes, and assess value and color in a painting. You will mix color and recognize value, edges, and complementary colors. Robert Tompkins is an impressionist oil painter, whose works bridge abstraction and realism. His subjects include landscapes, florals, and figurative work. The suggested supply list will be provided after registration.

May 21 | Watercolor Batik with Carol Welch
Price: Member $80 | Not-Yet-Member $105
Use a variation of the traditional art of batik to create beautiful effects on rice paper using melted wax as a resist with the application of watercolor in layers. When complete, wax is removed with an iron. Bring an image for reference or some will be provided. All levels welcome.

A lifelong Montana resident, Carol Welch paints with watercolor, acrylic and encaustic. Her background includes elementary classroom teaching, owning a gallery and frame shop, and having been the Museum Art Educator at the YAM. She is a full time artist, in Huntley, where she enjoys a panoramic view from her studio of the hills overlooking Pryor Creek.

Cancellation Policy

Classes will be cancelled two weeks prior to the scheduled date if enrollment is insufficient. Your enrollment cost will be refunded fully.  Please enroll before then to avoid cancellations.

After registering, if you cannot attend a class, you must cancel a full TWO WEEKS before the class, or your money will not be refunded.

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org

2022 cooking classes

Saturday Cooking Classes

Explore the art of cooking in the Murdock Gallery with Chef Angela Lyle of the YAM’s Raven’s Café d’Art.

Cost:

YAM member ………… $55

Not-yet Member ………… $65

Supply Fee Included

When:

February 26, 2022 | Mediterranean Cuisine I | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
March 12, 2022 | Favorite Bakes I | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
*CLASS FULL* April 16, 2022
| Let’s Tour Asia Again | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
May 14, 2022
| Recipes from the U.K. I | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

Thursday Evening Cooking Classes

Get more hands on experience in just two hours with Chef Angela Lyle.

Cost:

YAM member ………… $45

Not-yet Member ………… $55

Supply Fee Included

When:

January 13, 2022 | Healthy Cooking | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
February 3, 2022 | Easy Chocolates | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
*CLASS FULL* March 31, 2022 | Breads of the World I | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 

Cancellation Policy

Classes will be cancelled two weeks prior to the scheduled date if enrollment is insufficient. Your enrollment cost will be refunded fully.  Please enroll before then to avoid cancellations.

After registering, if you cannot attend a class, you must cancel a full TWO WEEKS before the class, or your money cannot be refunded.

For more information contact:

YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org