Jul
21
Tue
Private Classes @ Arts District Campus
Jul 21 – Dec 31 all-day
Private Classes @ Arts District Campus

BCA offers private workshops of varying lengths in the following mediums: ceramics, crafts and artisanal products, drawing, glassblowing, metalsmithing, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles/sewing, welding and woodworking.

For individuals | $100/person

For groups of 3+ | $50/person

Class capacity depends upon medium.  To schedule a private workshop, please contact Drea Edwards at 970-547-3116 ext 3 or drea@breckcreate.org.

Please note: To secure preferred workshop date, reservations are best made two weeks in advance for both group and individual  workshops.  Scheduling is dependent on instructor availability.  Certain mediums may incur extra materials costs.

Participants will be charged full amount unless cancellation is requested 72 hours in advance.  Credit card information will be collected upon booking.

For the safety of our staff and patrons, all participants are required to wear a mask and to take a medical self-assessment at check-in.  Please allow a minimum of 10 minutes prior to class start for this updated registration process.

 

Oct
27
Tue
Young Writers Club @ Online
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Young Writers Club @ Online

 

Join us each week for inspiration, collaboration, and guidance in creative writing. We spend time each week writing, discussing a different novel, sharing our work and offering positive feedback for each other’s writing.  Free journals are available to all students. 

For ages 10-14. *Age range flexible. To ensure a spot, register online.

Instructor: Kimberly Nicoletti

This is an online class held as a Zoom call. The deadline for registration is 3:00 pm on the day of the class.  The Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants at 3:05 pm the day of the class.

Nov
1
Sun
Mucky Buddies @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mucky Buddies @ Riverwalk Center

 

A spin off of the Muddy Buddies kids ceramics class, Mucky Buddies is a non-ceramics family sculpture class. We’ll make our own sculpture and art materials using mostly household items and explore different ways of creating and having fun with our homemade materials. We’ll make slime, salt dough, model magic and raid the recycle bin for project materials as well, and then sculpt all kinds of creations from monsters to holiday ornaments. Think mad-scientist meets artist. Most weeks, things will get messy, so be prepared. Kids might want to create a “mad artist” notebook, to make notes on our experiments. Family members of all ages are welcome, while ages under 6yrs will require hands on assistance of their parents or older siblings.

 

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance.  All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. 

Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
3
Tue
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center

 

Bring your toddler to the Riverwalk Center for a mini-class for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

 

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance

All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Young Writers Club @ Online
Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Young Writers Club @ Online

 

Join us each week for inspiration, collaboration, and guidance in creative writing. We spend time each week writing, discussing a different novel, sharing our work and offering positive feedback for each other’s writing.  Free journals are available to all students. 

For ages 10-14. *Age range flexible. To ensure a spot, register online.

Instructor: Kimberly Nicoletti

This is an online class held as a Zoom call. The deadline for registration is 3:00 pm on the day of the class.  The Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants at 3:05 pm the day of the class.

Linocut Printmaking @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Linocut Printmaking @ Old Masonic Hall

This beginner class will focus on linoleum block printmaking techniques. Participants will learn about printmaking materials as well as how to safely use tools to create a finished print by the end of class.  Participants should have an idea in mind that the instructor can help you bring to life! 

Instructor: Callie Glidden

 

Class and open studio participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance.

All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
4
Wed
Crochet Circle @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crochet Circle @ Old Masonic Hall

 

Crochet Crafts is designed for beginners to learn to crochet with basic stitches and techniques, learn to read patterns and design your own crochet crafts. For examples, a 5 x 5 square pattern will be used to build a scarf or vest.

 

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

 

After School Art @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Art @ Riverwalk Center

 

Get creative after school in a fun and relaxed environment! During each session, students will work on a new project, pushing the boundaries of imagination and invention. Throughout the quarter, children will have the opportunity to explore new materials and techniques.

For ages 6 and up. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents must register at Old Masonic Hall for first-time participants.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance

All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process.

While participants will not be able to complete a project in a single class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or open studio to complete their project.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Developing Drawing Skills @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing Drawing Skills @ Old Masonic Hall

This all levels drawing class focuses on strategies and exercises for drawing from life as well as the imagination, while exploring different drawing medium and approach. Each week we will cover different aspects of drawing as we practice skills in observation, understanding light, elements of design and composition; while not taking ourselves too seriously and have fun!

 

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

 

Nov
5
Thu
Winter Wonderland Plein Air @ Gold Run Nordic Center
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Winter Wonderland Plein Air @ Gold Run Nordic Center

 

This class will take advantage of the beautiful winter scenery by taking our paints outdoors! We will spend the majority of class outside learning about light, color and layers in nature. All levels are welcome!

Materials suggestion:
Paints of choice, with at least five colors to mix between. Preferably a yellow ocher, blue, cadmium red, white and green. All colors can be made with these but the more the better!
A jar with a lid to rinse brushes
Rag/paper towel
Paint pallet/paper plate/ plastic Tupperware
Stool/bucket for sitting
Small easel if available
Paper/primed canvas/primed panel for painting on
Brushes – at least three sizes, small, medium, large
Water bottle for rinsing brushes/extra for drinking.

Add the optional $10 materials fee if you are not bringing your own materials. The materials fee includes the use of watercolor paint, brushes, pencils, and watercolor paper. Participants will take home any finished paintings.

Clay Hand-Building @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand-Building @ Ceramics Studio

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates.

This class will also explore using underglazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a project in a single class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or open studio to complete their project.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
6
Fri
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center

 

Bring your toddler to the Riverwalk Center for a mini-class for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

 

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance

All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Oil Painting – Animals @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oil Painting - Animals @ Old Masonic Hall

A fun and vibrant morning class for all levels with no experience necessary.  Participants will learn about the basics of oil form and the necessary materials to achieve the goal of bringing a painting to life.  In three hours, participants will create a painting of a landscape.  

Instructor: Jamie Stang

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Upcycled Crafts @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Upcycled Crafts @ Old Masonic Hall

 

Be creative by using recycled materials to make useful and artistic objects. Projects will include wine bottle fairy lights, glass etched jars and ski pole wind chimes.

 

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
7
Sat
Splash with Watercolor @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Splash with Watercolor @ Old Masonic Hall

 

This watercolor class is geared for beginner and intermediate painters. The workshop will cover watercolor techniques and the participants will work with value studies and paint a finished painting. Reference materials will be provided or you may bring your own.

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Glass Beaded Jewelry @ Old Masonic Hall
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Glass Beaded Jewelry @ Old Masonic Hall

 

In this class, participants will create beautiful jewelry pieces choosing from handblown glass focal beads and finishing them with a variety of complimentary beads.

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
8
Sun
Mucky Buddies @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mucky Buddies @ Riverwalk Center

 

A spin off of the Muddy Buddies kids ceramics class, Mucky Buddies is a non-ceramics family sculpture class. We’ll make our own sculpture and art materials using mostly household items and explore different ways of creating and having fun with our homemade materials. We’ll make slime, salt dough, model magic and raid the recycle bin for project materials as well, and then sculpt all kinds of creations from monsters to holiday ornaments. Think mad-scientist meets artist. Most weeks, things will get messy, so be prepared. Kids might want to create a “mad artist” notebook, to make notes on our experiments. Family members of all ages are welcome, while ages under 6yrs will require hands on assistance of their parents or older siblings.

 

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance.  All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. 

Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Nov
10
Tue
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Art @ Riverwalk Center

 

Bring your toddler to the Riverwalk Center for a mini-class for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

 

For activities held at the Riverwalk Center, participants can check-in at the West Amphitheater entrance

All participants must wear a mask and will be screened upon arrival. Please allow a minimum of 15 minutes prior to class start for the registration process.

Young Writers Club @ Online
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Young Writers Club @ Online

 

Join us each week for inspiration, collaboration, and guidance in creative writing. We spend time each week writing, discussing a different novel, sharing our work and offering positive feedback for each other’s writing.  Free journals are available to all students. 

For ages 10-14. *Age range flexible. To ensure a spot, register online.

Instructor: Kimberly Nicoletti

This is an online class held as a Zoom call. The deadline for registration is 3:00 pm on the day of the class.  The Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants at 3:05 pm the day of the class.