Classes & Workshops

Weehawken Creative Arts runs classes year round for both adults and youth. Spanning everything from creative arts to movement arts, Weehawken offers a range of classes and workshops to meet your needs. View a full list below of upcoming classes, and filter by type.

Needs Based Scholarships are available for youth classes and workshops. All schoalrship applications must be received 2 weeks prior to class start for consideration. Apply HERE for a needs based scholarship.


Intro To Art Mediums Series for Adults with Anne Hockenberry

Intro To Art Mediums Series for Adults with Anne Hockenberry

Thursdays 10 am-12:30 pm, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25

Join instructor Anne Hockenberry as she teaches the basics of art mediums, a different medium each week (or each month).

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ARTbar: Magpies and Aspens

ARTbar: Magpies and Aspens

February 19, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Have fun while learning to paint the northern lights over a western wilderness.

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Anyone Can Weave with Pamela Schultz

Anyone Can Weave with Pamela Schultz

Thursday, February 21 in Montrose, 10:00 am-1:00 pm at MRD Field House

Saturday, February 23 in Ridgway, 1:00-4:00 pm at 610 Arts Collective

Come discover the joys of weaving in this introductory class.

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Short-form Prose with Tessa Cheek

Short-form Prose with Tessa Cheek

Saturdays February 23-March 16, 10:00 am-12:00 pm at Sherbino Theater in Ridgway

The classic prose workshop: Open to those delving into the short story, personal essay or looking to make a standalone piece of a section from a larger work.

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Create Better Oil Paintings with Mike Simpson

Create Better Oil Paintings with Mike Simpson

February 23, 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Create better oil paintings with nationally recognized artist Mike Simpson. Learn about proper brush technique, how to create a focal point and what makes an exciting oil painting.

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Introduction to Silversmithing with Tracey Belt

Introduction to Silversmithing with Tracey Belt

March 9 & 10, 10:00 am-4:00 pm at 610 Clinton St. in Ridgway

In this class students will learn the basic techniques of silversmithing by creating several pieces of jewelry, including a ring and a pendant.

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Water Element Herbal Class with Sheila Manzagol

Water Element Herbal Class with Sheila Manzagol

March 16, 9:00 am-5:00 pm at Sheila's Herb Workshop

Fun fact: The human body averages 60% water and the brain 75% water. Water is life.

The Water Element is associated with the Kidneys and Urinary Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is known in Western Medicine for regulating water metabolism and eliminating waste.

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ARTbar: Fireflies at Night

ARTbar: Fireflies at Night

March 19, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Have fun while learning to paint the northern lights over a western wilderness.

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Mr. G's Jamboree!

Mr. G's Jamboree!

Thursdays, 3:45-4:45 pm at Sherbino Theater

Session 1: April 11- May 2

Session 2: May 9-30

With kindness and team building in mind, Mr. G's Jamboree will include: Singing, dancing, creative dramatics, and loads of fun!

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Intro to Acting for Adults with Heather Nicolson Hughes

Intro to Acting for Adults with Heather Nicolson Hughes

April 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

This workshop will explore all aspects of what goes into being an actor.

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ARTbar: Umbrellas and April Showers

ARTbar: Umbrellas and April Showers

April 16, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! April Showers bring May flowers and with this, bright red umbrella art.

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ARTbar: Lovebirds in Springtime

ARTbar: Lovebirds in Springtime

May 21, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Fall in love with these sweet bird silhouettes in the springtime.

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Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

June 21-23, 2019 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Learn to collage birds and flowers in mixed media with Elizabeth St. Hilaire. St. Hilaire has earned Signature Member status with the National Collage Society and crisscrosses the country several times a year to take her painted paper tidbits on the road. 

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Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Tuesday, July 2nd, 1:00-3:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

The Second City's Improv for Beginners focuses on teaching the building blocks of improvisation to adults with little to no experience as they have a great time learning and playing with our touring company members.

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Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

August 2-4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Paint “outside the box” by learning to abstract, finding positive and negative shapes, exaggerating color, and experimenting.

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Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

September 12, 4:00-5:30 pm at Sherbino Theater.

What is it in a story – whether it be a fairytale, a historical event or a recent news item – that makes it worthy of a song?

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Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

September 21-22, 8:00 am-4:00 pm at various Ouray County locales

Nature and landscape photography transcends "pretty postcards" when made by creatively engaged photographers who understand their motivations, subjects, and tools.

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Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

October 12 & 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

The combination of mixing, additive and reductive as well as the chemistry of all can sometimes be daunting.

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Karate

Karate

We offer unlimited monthly classes, with tuition due the 1st of the month. Mondays in Ouray, 5pm all ages and the same schedule on Thursdays in Ridgway, students may attend either or both! You may purchase a monthly pass or a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month at a discount. Payment is DUE on the 1st of the month without exception. Drop-in available at $20 per class, due AT THE TIME of class.

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Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

610 Arts Collective

Primary staff office
610 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman St
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150