The Arts Project at Penn State Lehigh Valley allows interested community members to take non-credit arts classes in various areas and at various levels.
Fall 2021 Workshops
Advanced Metals and Jewelry Making (In person classroom 301)
This class is designed for students who are familiar with the basics of metalsmithing and jewelry making, such as fabricating, casting, finishing and simple stone setting. Students will develop individual ideas and explore new concepts. Technical demonstrations will be offered at the students’ request. Students will be required to purchase some materials.
Beginning Metals and Jewelry Making (In person classroom 301)
Explore the technical challenges and creative discovery of designing and creating your own jewelry. In this class, designed just for beginners, students will learn to fabricate (saw, sand, solder), cast texture, polish and set stones in unique and personal designs. No prior metalsmithing or art knowledge is necessary. Students will be required to purchase materials such as metal, findings, solder and stones.
Instructor: Ann Lalik
Dates: September 21–December 7 (11 classes) No class November 23
Times: Tuesdays 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Tile and Mosaic Workshop (In person classroom 301)
This workshop will explore the use of clay and plaster in the production of both tiles and mosaics. Students will create a number of tiles and a completed mosaic by the end of the workshop.
Instructor: Chris Bonner
Dates: September 23–November 11 (8 classes)
Times: Thursdays noon–2:00 pm
Please note: There is a 10% discount for senior citizens and Penn State Lehigh Valley employees. Call 610-285-5261 for the associated discount code.