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Education

The Richmond Art Museum sponsors a wide range of educational and outreach programs, including year round art classes, artists' workshops, the Annual Phantoscope High School Film Festival, and the popular children's exhibit Art Is… We have also developed a partnership with VSA of IndianaI to offer educational art programs for exceptional students in Wayne County. 

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The Richmond Art Museum offers a selection of art classes year round. If you have been looking for art classes, look no further. Taught by experienced local and regional artists and featuring a variety of styles and media, art classes are a great way to hone your artistic skills or try something completely new!  Join the musuem as a member, and take the member rate on classes for a nice savings!  Register early and ensure your spot today!

RAM ART CLASS SCHEDULE

Print and fill out your registration form and mail it or drop it by RAM! 

Registration Form       Financial Aid Application

Scholarships of up to $75 provided through the generosity of:

Tri Kappa of Richmond

NOTE: REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED 1 WEEK BEFORE THE START DATE OF THE CLASS IN WHICH YOU WISH TO ENROLL.

NOTE: ALL CLASSES MEET ONCE PER WEEK UNLESS OTHERWISE INFORMED BY THE TEACHER OR RAM ADMINISTRATION.

Refund Policy:

*Registrants for a class/program that is canceled for any reason by RAM will receive a full refund.

*Registrants for a class/program who request a refund 10 business days or more before the class/program start date may receive a refund (minus a $10 processing fee).

*Registrants for a class/program who request a refund fewer than 10 business days before the class/program start date will not receive a refund.

*Refunds will NOT be given to any student who cancels out of a class after the first class has met.

 

2014 Art Class Schedule

UPCOMING CLASSES:

Registration opens on November 30th for January Classes.

 

 

IU East Partnership at Room 912

There is a new opportunity for art instruction at Room 912 at 912 E. Main St. Richmond, IN!  RAM is partnering with IU East to offer daytime classes and special programming in their new gallery space!  See below for details!

 

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Taste of the Arts Tuesdays
Tuesdays, January 28 – May 13, 2014


EVERY Tuesday – Open to All, 12-1PM
Instructors:  Various Arts Professionals


Join RAM at Room 912 over lunch for Taste of the Arts Tuesdays, where you will have a fine catered meal and engage in various art activities and discussions!  For the casual art enthusiast or the engaged art lover, Taste of the Arts Tuesdays caters to all levels of art interests.

Call or e-mail RAM to reserve your spot!  765-966-0256 or lance@richmondartmuseum.org

Fees:

$20 / Session

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

All sessions can be enjoyed as single sessions or in a series.  You do not need to attend all sessions to participate in a session with multiple parts.

4/22/2014 Carvin Rinehart Color Magic and Relationships Part 1 Taste by Jen Ferrell
4/29/2014

Carvin Rinehart

Color Magic and Relationships Part 2 Taste by Jen Ferrell
5/6/2014 Carvin Rinehart Color Magic and Relationships Part 3 Taste by Jen Ferrell
5/13/2014 Samantha Miller Jewelry Taste by Jen Ferrell



Mommy or Daddy and Me:  Child & Parent Art Classes
Wednesdays, February  5 – May 14, 2014

Instructor:  Lance Crow
Age 2-4
Wednesdays, 10 – 11AM

NEXT SESSION BEGINS: WED. April 30, 2014 

Engage with your little ones in child and parent art experiences!  In these 30 -45 minute sessions, you will learn about color, shape, line and other important aspects of art in a fun, child-friendly environment!  Inspiration for classes will be drawn from artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso and Miro!  Watch and help your child learn and grow creatively!

 

Call or e-mail RAM to register!  765-966-0256 or lance@richmondartmuseum.org

Fees: 

$35  4 weeks
$25  4 weeks (RAM Members)


 


Adult Art Education
Thursdays, January 23 – May 15, 2014


Age 50+
Thursdays, 10 – 12PM
Instructor:  Tom Butters

Next Session Begins: TBA

“Research suggests that active participation in the arts and learning promotes physical health, enhances a sense of well being among older Americans, improves quality of life for those who are ill, and reduces the risk factors that lead to the need for long-term care.” Resolution from arts leaders in 2005 White House Conference on Aging

Join RAM in showcasing the vitality of experience as we begin painting classes for individuals 50+!  These painting classes are for all levels of experience and participants will enjoy an atmosphere conducive to conversation, learning, and creativity!  This is about art, community and life-long learning!

Call or e-mail RAM to register!  765-966-0256 or lance@richmondartmuseum.org

Fees:

$45 [4 weeks]
$35 [4 weeks] (RAM Members)

RAM CERAMICS:

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Glazing Intensive


Thursdays, May: 8 – 29 (4 weeks)   5 – 8PM
Instructors:  TBA

This 4 week intensive will focus on nothing but the important aspect of ceramics that everyone admires at first glance, glazing! 

Cost:  TBA

RAM JEWELRY

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Upcoming Jewelry Courses:

 

Intermediate Jewelry

Tuesday, April 22 – May 27 (6 weeks)  5:30 – 8PM
Instructor:  Samantha Miller

Description: Intermediate Jewelry will explore techniques beyond basic skills.  Students will engage in more intricate connections, explore concepts in the aesthetic of jewelry design and enjoy making and taking home beautiful projects! Supplies for this class will be furnished by RAM and are included in the cost of the class. Additional supplies such as beads, silver clasps, etc will be available for purchase should you wish to add to a certain project. 

 

Fees:

$125 General Enrollment   $115 RAM Members

 

RAM PAINTING

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RAM PHOTOGRAPHY


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2014 Digital Photography Intensives:

 

Become a Camera Phone Pro

Thursday, May 22     5-8PM
Carvin Rinehart

Make your camera phone work better for you in this course all about improving the images you take with your phone!



Photography Intensive Fees Per Session:
EachSessions Is:
$40 RAM Members
$50 General Enrollment

 

RAM PHOTOSHOP

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Photoshop +

Thursdays, May 8 - 29 (4 weeks)    5:30-7:30PM

Instructor:  Hector Perez

A four-week extensive course in Photoshop for the initiated. Basics will be reviewed and advanced techniques will be covered in a question and answer format. Fundamental knowledge of Photoshop is a prerequisite. A digital camera, flash drive and a computer with Photoshop outside of class is encouraged for you to get the most out of this course.

Fees:

$70 RAM Members

$80 General Enrollment

** 12 spaces available

 

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Young Artist Camp


Week 1: June 9 – June 13, 2014

Week 2: July 28 – August 1, 2014


Ages: Age 5 - 8th grade

Instructor:  Week 1:  Theresa Goss

                 Week 2: Sontina Reid Hall

Join us as RAM hosts young artists in an art camp that will include working with many different types of media to create artwork!  Students will engage in drawing, painting and sculpture and learn helpful techniques and projects that will give them a better understanding of how to create art!  Lunch is included in the cost of camp for both full and half day campers!  Enroll now for your regional art museum’s Young Artists Camp!  You may sign up for half day or full day sessions; please indicate your choice on the registration form. Printable forms can be found online or give us a call!

Fees: (Weekly Rates for either full or half day sessions)

Full Day (9 – 3PM): $150 General Enrollment / $140 RAM members

Half Day (9 – 12PM or 12 – 3PM): $80 General Enrollment / $70 RAM members

 

High School Art Camp

July 21 - 25

9AM - 3PM

Grade 9 - 12

Students will engage in multiple fine art disciplines including drawing and painting as well as learn how to create and/or enhance a portfolio of work which is necessary for application to all art colleges and universities.

Full Day Sessions Only

Fees: $150 Future Members

$140 RAM Members

YOUTH ART CLASSES (K - 5th Grade)

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FEES FOR ALL YOUTH CLASSES AT RAM ARE:
$35 General Enrollment       
$25 RAM Members

(Unless otherwise noted)

 

Brush Drawing:  Landscape and Architecture


Tuesdays, March 18 - April 22 (6 weeks)  4-5PM
Instructor:  B
ess Sturgis

Students will explore drawing with a brush!  The focus of the class will be learning how to successfully draw landscapes and architecture with your brush rather than a pencil!

Kandinsky and Color

Tuesdays, May  6 - 27 (4 weeks)  4-5PM
Instructor:  B
ess Sturgis

Wassily Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first purely abstract works.  Color is important to artists who work in abstraction.  This class will focus on how the two go hand in hand to make interesting, unique artwork!


RAM MIDDLE SCHOOL ART CLASSES (4th - 8th Grades)

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FEES FOR ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSES AT RAM ARE:
$35 General Enrollment        
$25 RAM Members

(Unless otherwise noted)


 

Middle School Ceramics

Thursdays, May: 1 - 29 (5 weeks)   
4:30 – 6:30PM

Instructor: TBA

Students will engage in the exciting world of ceramics in this 6 week course.  Students should come ready to get their hands in the clay and engage with an ancient medium of form and function!

 

 

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STAY TUNED FOR MORE RAM 2014 ART CLASSES

 

 

PAST COURSES

 

For more information contact:

Lance Crow

Education Director

765-966-0256

lance@richmondartmuseum.org

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Sponsored by:
Indiana Arts Commission