CLASSES & WORKSHOPS AT THE HUB

December | January

December Workshops

Pottery Wheel Throwing Workshop

Tuesday, December 3

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $50 for members, $60 for non-members

Ages: 21+

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Want to learn wheel throwing? This fun workshop will walk you through how to get started on the pottery wheels in our ceramics studio. In this 2 hour introduction to the pottery wheel, you will learn basic steps to center clay on the potter’s wheel and begin making pottery forms. It takes lots of practice to master the techniques! Become a member today if you want access to our studio to keep practicing on your own schedule. This workshop includes the cost of clay so just bring yourself and come ready to get messy (because we are 99% sure you will). There will be the option to have up to 2 small pieces fired in our kiln, and pieces will be ready by mid January.

Making a T-shirt Workshop

Date: Saturday, December 7

Time: 10:30-12:30pm

Cost: $15 for members, for $30 for non-members

Ages: 15+

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Ever wondered how t-shirts are made in our screen printing studio?  We will show you the step by step process during this interactive workshop experience.  From burning a screen in our darkroom to printing your own cool t-shirt to wear home the same day, try screen printing for a day! Each participant will get to choose either a t-shirt or a bag to print.

3D Printing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, December 11

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: Free for members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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Learn to use the 3D printers! It starts with where to find 3D Models so we introduce you to Thingiverse. From there we talk about Cura the program to prepare those 3D Models. Next you will learn how to load filament, lay out jobs, and basic troubleshooting for when your prints decide to fail spectacularly.

January Classes & Workshops

Vector Workshop

Date: Monday, January 6

Time: 5:30-8:00 pm

Cost: $20 members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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Bring your own computer if possible. This is an introduction to creating vector art in Inkscape. These scalable designs can be used as logos for business or websites, but more importantly they are used in conjunction with the laser cutters, CNC routers, and silk screening to make some of the coolest things to come out of the Hub. This workshop is a prerequisite for our laser class, screen printing, and several other classes at the Hub!

3D Printing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 8

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $20 for members, $40 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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Learn to use the 3D printers! It starts with where to find 3D Models so we introduce you to Thingiverse. From there we talk about Cura the program to prepare those 3D Models. Next you will learn how to load filament, lay out jobs, and basic troubleshooting for when your prints decide to fail spectacularly.

Making a T-shirt Workshop

Date: Saturday, January 4

Time: 10:30-12:30pm

Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 15+

Learn More

Ever wondered how t-shirts are made in our screen printing studio? We will show you the step by step process during this interactive workshop experience. From burning a screen in our darkroom to printing your own cool t-shirt to wear home the same day, try screen printing for a day! Each participant will get to choose either a t-shirt or a bag to print.

Parent & Child Clay Workshop

Date: Saturday, January 11

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non-members, $30 for youths under 18

Ages: 5+

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Come in and make your own pencil holder. Bring your kids in to make your own animal themed pencil holder. Stencils for eyes, ears, and noses will be provided. Parents and kid pairs will build their own cup and apply facial features to create their own wacky animal cup! You’ll finish the project by painting with underglaze and we will fire them for you.

Wheel Throwing 101: Pottery Workshop

Date: Tuesday, January 14

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $55 for members, $65 for non-members

Ages: 21+

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Want to learn wheel throwing? This fun workshop will walk you through how to get started on the pottery wheels in our ceramics studio. In this 2 hour introduction to the pottery wheel, you will learn basic steps to center clay on the potter’s wheel and begin making pottery forms. It takes lots of practice to master the techniques! Become a member today if you want access to our studio to keep practicing on your own schedule. This workshop includes the cost of clay so just bring yourself and come ready to get messy (because we are 99% sure you will). There will be the option to have up to 2 small pieces fired in our kiln, and pieces will be ready by mid January.

Designing with Adobe Illustrator Workshop

Date: Monday, January 13

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $25 for members, $40 for non-members

Ages: 16+

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In this workshop, students will learn the basics of working in Adobe Illustrator by creating a unique pop art design. This workshop is recommended for students who are already comfortable using basic computer applications.

Saw-tastic Workshop

Date: Tuesday, January 9

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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This workshop will cover basic wood shop safety as well as basic tool training. We will focus on how to safely operate a table saw, miter saw, and band saw. We will also cover their uses and how to know which tool is best for the job! This workshop is perfect for first time woodworkers.

Open Studio: Pottery

Dates: January 9, 16, 23, and 30

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 15+

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In order to accommodate busy schedules, we are offering a class style that requires no long-term commitment. Come for one class or as often as you can make it. Each session will include a demo on pottery techniques attendees are interested in learning. Beginner through advanced levels are welcome to attend. Each night participants can choose up to 2 items to paint with underglaze and have fired in our kiln. Cost includes clay and firing for up to 2 pieces per person. *Wheel throwing is available only to participants who have taken taken a class or workshop involving wheel throwing.

Open Studio: Woodshop

Dates: January 13 and 27

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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Have a project you’d like feedback on or assistance with? Bring your materials or idea to one of our Open Studio: Wood Working sessions for self guided making with our Shop Foreman, Adam, on hand for advice specific to your project and goals.

Logo Design Workshop

Date: Monday, January 20

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $20 for members, $40 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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In this workshop, students will learn how to create a logo from concept to design using Adobe Illustrator. Note: Students will be tasked with creating a logo for a business that is provided by the instructor.

Welding Class 101

Dates: January 8, 15, 22, and 29

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Cost: $90 for members, $150 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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This class is set up to allow the individual the opportunity to learn about welding and if it’s something they might enjoy perusing further. We will learn the basics of welding in this class using the MIG (Metal Inert Gas) and Stick welding process. You can choose to focus on both or one of the processes we offer. This is a hands on class and the goal is for students to be completing proficient weld joints by the end of week 4.

Screen Printing 101

Dates: January 4, 11, 18, and 25

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Cost: $110 for members, $160 for non-members

Ages: 18+

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This class will focus on the technical process of screen printing. It is the perfect class to take if you are itching to make your own shirts and you want to become a certified user of our screen printing studio. Learn how to take your one color designs and print them onto cotton based fabrics and paper. You will learn every step of the process so that you can design and print on your own at the Hub. Here’s what we’ll cover: emulsifying and burning designs onto screens, plastisol ink use, printing on apparel and paper, names and uses of basic equipment in the studio, names and uses of inks and cleaning products in our studio.

Due to the diverse number of classes, workshops, summer camps and field trips we offer, we have created a cancellation policy that gives us an opportunity to fill our schedule. You may cancel by phone or by sending an email to sales@arhub.org. If you have to cancel your upcoming class, workshop, field trip or summer camp registration refunds will be given as follows: Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund, cancellations made 15-30 days in advance of the event date will receive a 50% refund, cancellations made 0-14 days within the event date will not receive any type of refund.

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204 E 4th St
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