MAKER ART NIGHTS - Octagon Center for the Arts


Are you interested in a fun night out with friends? 

Come get artistic at the Octagon’s Art Maker Night , a night of art, crafts, and conversation Participants may bring a bottle of wine or beer (if they wish), and enjoy an evening of painting, glass mosaics, jewelry-making, paper-crafting, and more!  All art supplies are provided by the Octagon. Call the Education Director at 515-232-5331 for more information, or see the upcoming Art Nights listed below. 


-Inquire about scheduling a private party for 12 or more participants.


Art experiences, conversation and fun!

Fine Silver Jewelry: A beginning workshop in metal clay jewelry
Discover the endless possibilities of metal clay! Create beautiful fine silver jewelry without traditional metalsmithing techniques – no soldering, jewelry saws or filing. Choose a shape and a pattern that suits you perfectly and make this piece all your own. Your pendant or earrings will be kiln fired after the class and ready for pick up in one week. No prior experience is needed. All supplies provided.
Thursday, September 28
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Instructor: Rhonda Scott

Mosaics, ages 21+ CANCELLED
Create a one of kind mosaic masterpiece applying cut glass to a wooden box or wooden backing. All materials and instruction provided. Artwork will be ready two weeks after the class.
Wednesday, November 29
6:30 – 8:30

Bring a date: Make a Plate, ages 21+
Open to couples who wish to create a plates together on the potter’s wheel and/or a handbuilt platter or container. Class size is limited to 5 couples. Plates will be ready for pick up two weeks after workshop.
Friday, October 13, 7 – 9 pm ($50 per couple)
Instructor: Brett Beasley
Ceramics Studio
Class limit: 5 couples

Canvas Painting, ages 21+
Using an image of your choice provided by the Octagon or one of your own, you will be guided through the painting experience. Go home with your lovely 11 x 14" painted canvas. All materials and instruction provided.
Thursday, November 16
6:30 to 8:30 pm

Participants may bring an adult beverage and snacks to the workshops.


Bring your own wine, beer or beverage of your choice, and enjoy a night of laughter and creativity by being led through an artistic painting or mixed media project. All materials and instruction provided. Guys welcome to join the fun, too!
Instructor: TBA
Community Gallery/North Studio





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