CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

We have fantastic classes for adults and children geared toward all skill levels, from the novice looking to try something new to pros who just want to have fun. Try something new! 

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Members Receive Discounts & Perks:  

Plant Walk on the Comstock

with Evert Broderick

June 12, 2022 

10:00am - 2:00pm

Tromp the backstreets and open spaces with Evert and explore everything from native plants typical of the region to the massive influx of introduced plants - weeds, etc.  The walk is roughly a mile and a half long over mostly easy terrain with some hills.  The day's activity will end with a short tour of St. Mary's Art Center.

All proceeds go to St. Mary's Art Center.

$45/person

Advance Registration Required

Creative Writing for Seniors with Martin A. David

June 29 - August 3, 2022

1pm - 3pm

Free Admission

Sponsored by the Nevada Arts Council as part of the Creative Aging Initiative Program

If you are one of the community elders, you have stories to tell. As part of the Nevada Arts Council's new Creative Aging Initiative Program, St. Mary’s Art Center and the Virginia City Senior Center have joined forces with Martin A. David to present 6 weekly Creative Writing classes for students 50 and older.

This fun creative writing group experience is open to beginners as well as experienced writers. It will help YOU gain the confidence and skill to put your stories into words. You will practice using your senses to observe and describe the world around you as well as the world in your mind. You will learn and practice the skill of free-writing in a mutually supportive and enjoyable atmosphere. 
 
The classes will be led by Arts Practitioner Martin A. David. This multidiscipline artist is an experienced teacher and workshop leader who has published a number of books and about 1000 articles, stories, essays, and columns. 


Free Admission, this is a six class series
Class Dates:  June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, and August 3
Time:  1-3pm
Location:  St. Mary's Art Center, 1st Floor Print Room

 

Creepy Dolls

with Things, Things & Things

October 7, 2022

5pm - 9pm

Have a blast creating scary, creepy, weird dolls with Debbie of Things, Things & Things.  Debbie provides all of the dolls and decorations, you bring your imagination.

This workshop always fills up, so book your spot in advance.