Holiday Classes & Workshops

 

Give yourself time to create; give loved ones gifts they will treasure!

To register, return completed Holiday Class Registration Form with payment info to:
Grace Institute, 1535 NE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
Or email completed PDF/scan to Mariannk@grace-institute.org
Or fax completed form to 503-249-0938

All classes need a minimum of six participants.  If minimum is not reached, participants will be offered other openings from the schedule or refunded.  For parties of eight or more, inquire about an additional class.

Clay for the Holidays
Celebrate the season with handcrafted gifts for your loved ones. This two-Saturday workshop led by Grace Institute Artist-in-Residence Daniel Granias includes building, firing and glazing. All materials included. Pick up the following week.

Saturdays, Dec 2 and 9 – 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Location:  Grace Campus at 1633 NE Halsey St
Ages 8 and up, or 6 and up with participating adult
Cost is $55 per person
Class limit 12

Family Clay Day
Make a gift or two in this one-day class designed for adults and children working side by side. Led by Daniel Granias, this class includes building, firing and a finishing glaze.  Pickup will be scheduled the following week.

Sunday Dec 3 at 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Location:  Grace Campus at 1633 NE Halsey St
Ages 5 and up with participating adult
Cost is $35 per person
Class limit 10

Silkscreen Your Own Holiday Cards!
Learn how to silkscreen and make your own holiday cards under the guidance of multi-media artist Paula Benjaminson. One set of 12 cards with matching envelopes is included; each additional set of 12 cards is $10. Class will run 2-1/2 hours. All materials included.

Saturday Dec 9 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 12 and up
Location: Visual Arts Studio on Grace Campus
Cost $40 (includes 1 set of 12 cards)
Class limit 10

Fused Glass Ornaments
Explore the unique beauty of fused glass and design your own treasured holiday ornaments under the guidance of experienced glass artists Nancie Mann and Lori Rowell in these one-day classes. One ornament included with class. Additional ornaments cost $5 each – most people find it impossible to make just one!  Pick up your fired pieces the following week. If you are interested in signing up for more than one ornament class, contact Mariann: mariannk@grace-institute.org

Dates and Times:
Sat Dec 2 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
Sat Dec 2 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm  (Limited space remaining)

Sat Dec 9 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
Sat Dec 9 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm  (Class filled)

Sat Dec 16 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
Sat Dec 16 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Sun Dec 17 at 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Ages 8 and up, 5 and up with participating adult
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus
Cost: $35 per person (includes one ornament)
Class limit 16

Fused Glass Wreaths
Create your own sparkling, one-of-a-kind fused glass wreath to display on a stand – or two small ornament wreaths. These make special gifts.  One 6-inch wreath or two 3-inch wreaths included with participation fee; additional wreath cost $10. Pick up your fired wreaths the following week.

Sunday Dec 3 at 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Ages 8 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus
Cost: $40 per person
Class limit 14

Mosaic Glass Vase/Candle Holder
Using your own design, turn translucent glass into a beautiful mosaic vase – or add a candle and make it a candle holder. Makes a lovely gift or a treat for yourself!  Lori Rowell We will guide you through the process, using quick-drying glue and a grout finish. Class will run 2-1/2 hours. All materials included.

Sunday December 10 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Ages 12 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus
Cost $40 per person
Class limit 8