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Instructor: NANCY WILSON

1 Session: October 6
Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $15 members, $20 non-members + supplies - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: October 2
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Enjoy a Girl's Night Out with the Museum School! After seeing the elegance of Chanel, learn how to knot your own pearl necklace. Instructor will have pearls for sale - or bring your own - and a small materials fee will have you ready for your next party. Additional fees: $5 materials fee + cost of strand of pearls ($10-$20 per strand), payable to instructor. Lite bites and wine provided.
Single class scheduled on 10/6/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

5 Sessions: September 12 - October 10
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $182 members, $215 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Glass meets metal to produce an astounding array of effects. Beginners will learn simple techniques and then join more experienced students to create finished pieces. Copper for two projects and all enamels are supplied. A materials fee of $10 is payable at the first class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/12/2017 and ending 10/10/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

5 Sessions: October 17 - November 14
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $132 members, $165 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: October 8 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Glass meets metal to produce an astounding array of effects. Beginners will learn simple techniques and then join more experienced students to create finished pieces. Copper for two projects and all enamels are supplied. A materials fee of $10 is payable at the first class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/17/2017 and ending 11/14/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: LAURIE SMITH PRUD'HOMME - New Instructor

10 Sessions: September 13 - November 15
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, bezel setting, and cold connections. Students will produce several pieces of jewelry, which may include simple earrings, pendants, rings, and a short length of chain. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $50-100 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/15/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

10 Sessions: September 13 - November 15
Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/15/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry & Small Metals Department Chair

10 Sessions: September 14 - November 16
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
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This loosely-structured course allows students to experiment with design ideas while solidifying skills and learning new techniques. We embrace a variety of metals and alternative materials and are supportive of each individual developing an artistic voice.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/16/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

10 Sessions: September 12 - November 14
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/12/2017 and ending 11/14/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

10 Sessions: September 13 - November 15
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Familiarity with torch use
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Learn an array of casting techniques for jewelry and small objects: lost wax, cuttle bone, salt casting, water casting, sand casting, smash casting, in-place casting and wax forming on stones. Safe torch use will also be taught. Silver for casting may be purchased from the instructor at current market price.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/15/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: SANDY CHAI

10 Sessions: September 14 - November 16
Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, bezel setting, and cold connections. Students will produce several pieces of jewelry, which may include simple earrings, pendants, rings, and a short length of chain. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $50-100 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/16/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

4 Sessions: November 29 - December 20
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $79 members, $99 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: November 19 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Enjoy supervised access to the studio and equipment to work on projects, including holiday gifts.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 11/29/2017 and ending 12/20/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry & Small Metals Department Chair

4 Sessions: November 30 - December 21
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $79 members, $99 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: November 19 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Enjoy supervised access to the studio and equipment to work on projects, including holiday gifts.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 11/30/2017 and ending 12/21/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

1 Session: September 25
Monday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $88 members, $98 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 17 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Learn to make your own clasps and ear wires in this workshop. Bring your jewelry pieces and parts, and we will add original findings (jewelry "hardware"). A materials fee of $5 is payable to the instructor in class.
Single class scheduled on 9/25/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

1 Session: September 25
Monday, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $88 members, $98 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 17 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Learn to make your own clasps and ear wires in this workshop. Bring your jewelry pieces and parts, and we will add original findings (jewelry "hardware"). A materials fee of $5 is payable to the instructor in class.
Single class scheduled on 9/25/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

2 Sessions: Monday, October 2, 12 - 4 p.m.
and Monday, October 9, 12 - 2 p.m.
Tuition: $48 members, $60 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: September 24 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Learn to etch sterling silver. In this two-part workshop, students learn how to apply PNP resist on sterling silver, etch the image using ferric nitrate, and how to safely handle the chemical. Materials fee of $25 due at first session.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/2/2017 and ending 10/9/2017 at 12:00PM
Instructor: MARLENE GREMILLION

2 Sessions: October 16 & 23
Mondays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. both days
Tuition: $80 members, $100 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: October 8 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Some polymer clay experience
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Canes are great building blocks for your projects. These slice-able units are the "millefiori" of polymer clay. Create several decorative canes in a variety of colors and use them to build a small bowl. $15 materials fee due in studio.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/16/2017 and ending 10/23/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: DONNELL WILLIAMS

2 Sessions: September 16 & 17
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. both days (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $165 members, $194 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Design and create a three-dimensional sculpture using "found objects," tidbits with an interesting shape, patina, or sence of mystery. Bring small found objects to add to a copper sheet that's approximately 12"x12". Some objects will be available in the studio. Bring a materials fee of $60.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/16/2017 and ending 9/17/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

2 Sessions: September 23 & 24
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. AND
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $140 members, $163 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was September 10 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Discover how to turn raw stones into polished cabochons in this weekend workshop. Learn safe operation of the rock saw and how to use the multi-station polisher. Purchase slabbed rough (pre-sliced slabs of stone) in the studio at a cost of approximately $5 each.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/23/2017 and ending 9/24/2017 at 10:00AM
Instructor: LAURA BROOKS

2 Sessions: November 4 & 5
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. both days (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $80 members, $100 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: October 22 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Soldering experience required
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Work with 14k gold, including soldering a pair of gold earrings, and using gold solder to accent silver chain. Workshop will also cover melting old gold, how to change karat, a karat testing demonstration, and challenges of silver and gold bi-metal. Materials fee of $125.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/4/2017 and ending 11/5/2017 at 9:00AM

Hours: Tues - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM | Sun 11 AM - 5 PM      Address: 9th & Commerce / MacArthur Park, P.O. Box 2137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2137      Phone: 501.372.4000

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