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.

Stitch and Sip with Jane Waggoner Deschner
When:
September 29 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Price:
Member $15 | Not-Yet-Member $25
Registration fee includes one drink ticket

Bring all your friends for an evening of fun at the museum. Join visual artist Jane Waggoner Deschner to create a unique stitched snapshot inspired by her exhibition Remember me. Learn Jane’s process and sip on liquid refreshments while doing it. Snapshots will be provided or bring some of your own to work on. No sewing experience needed!

“Art of Life” Writing with Jane Waggoner Deschner & Danell Jones
When:
November 12 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Price:
Member $25 | Not-Yet-Member $35

Join visual artist Jane Waggoner Deschner and author Danell Jones to create rich character portraits. Drawing inspiration from Remember me., learn how to write a “Faux-bituary” (fictional obituary) after crafting a developed character study. Enjoy a nurturing setting that allows writers to play, learn, and grow.

Danell Jones has taught literature and creative writing for more than thirty years. She holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. She is the author of three books and winner of the High Plains Book Award for Nonfiction.

Jane Waggoner Deschner has been an exhibiting artist for forty years; for twenty years her medium has been the found family photograph. Her work has been shown in galleries and museums nationwide. She is a recipient of the 2019–20 Montana Arts Council Artist Innovation Award.

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:
Marilu Metherell, Adult Education Coordinator
406.256.6804 x250
adulted@artmuseum.org

2022 cooking classes

Register online using the links below or call 406-256-6804 during business hours. Please email our Adult Education Coordinator, Marilu Metherell at adulted@artmuseum.org with any questions.

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 $70 | Not-yet Member $80 | Supply Fee Included

When: 10 AM – 1:30 PM

 

October 15 | Recipes Across America
Explore dishes from across the USA.

December 10 | Southern Cooking
Grab you apron and explore the southern states and their addictive cuisine.

January 14 | Here Chicky Chicky
Immerse yourself in the possibilities poultry has to offer.

March 18 | African Cooking II
More exciting recipes out of Africa!

April 22 | European Cooking II
Traveling to Europe again!

 

 

Thursday Evening Cooking Classes

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

Cost: YAM member  $55 | Not-yet Member $65 | Supply Fee Included

When: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

 

November 17 | Tapas II
Discover even more appetizers and cocktails for your holiday gatherings.

February 9 | Exotic Desserts
Discover how other countries satisfy their sweet tooth with unique ethnic recipes.

March 30 | Old Fashion Favorites
A new take on time-honored family recipes.

May 11 | Curries Around The World
Go on a global culinary adventure with curry dishes from India, Thailand, Japan, Jamaica and more.

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:

Marilu Metherell, Adult Education Coordinator
406.256.6804 x250
adulted@artmuseum.org

connections at the art museum with the montana chapter of the alzheimer’s association

This monthly program is an important way for people living with early-stage memory loss, including those living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia and their care partners to connect with others at the YAM. Promoting connection, interaction, and companionship through viewing and discussing artwork and creating art in the studio. The bonds formed at these programs often last throughout the duration of the disease, creating additional support for all involved.

 

When: Every 3rd Friday | 10:30 AM – 12 PM
Cost: Free

Registration in advance is required. Call 800.272.3900 or email montana@alz.org to register.

For more information please contact
Alzheimer’s Association

800.272.3900
montana@alz.org

 

For additional support please contact the Alzheimer’s Association’s free, 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 to speak with information specialists and care consultants.

connections at the art museum global asias series

Join us for this five-week series that will explore the artwork and techniques in the Global Asias exhibition.

 

When: Tuesdays, October 18 – November 15, 2022 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM
Cost: Free

Registration in advance is required. Call 800.272.3900 or email montana@alz.org to register.

For more information please contact
Alzheimer’s Association

800.272.3900
montana@alz.org

 

For additional support please contact the Alzheimer’s Association’s free, 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 to speak with information specialists and care consultants.