Classes

Visual Arts

Our classes are for everyone! Take a multi session class focusing on a single topic, or drop in on our series of “Whet Your Palette” classes to find a technique or medium you might like to explore further or just spend a fun evening out. Always held on the third Thursday of the Month at 209 West Remington Avenue in Thomasville, GA, Whet Your Pallet classes are a sweet treat at just $25 (materials included).

Music

Visit our resident partner Thomasville Music Academy for information on private music lessons for adults.

Upcoming Classes


 

Foundations and Expressions with Ron Thomson

Foundations and Expressions with Ron Thomson

                          Six Class Session: Monday, March 6, 2017 Monday, March 13, 2017 Monday, March 20, 2017 Monday, March 27, 2017 Monday, April 3, 2017 Monday, April 10, 2017 10:00am-1:00pm Understanding how to see light is the foundation of painting the world we live in.  Join artist Ron Thomson on a low stress journey to express the beauty around us. As an instructor, Ron starts where you are and moves on in teaching foundations of painting from there. Each class will feature a demonstration on a particular aspect of the painting process followed by individual work and one on one instruction. Embark on this exploration directed by your interests. Ron supports both the creative spirit and your artistic prowess of teaching art enthusiasts of all skill levels, so don’t shy away because of lack of experience! To learn more about the artist or see his body of work, visit www.ronthomson.net. Class Fee: $225 No cancellations due to class capacity.   Sign Up!    ... read more
February | Whet Your Palette at Studio 209

February | Whet Your Palette at Studio 209

Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:00pm- 8:00pm Join Hillery Richards for February’s Whet Your Palette! Enjoy time with friends while you paint a beautiful camellia using watercolors! Art supplies included — just bring your creativity and whatever adult beverage you’d like to sip on! Wine not have fun while you work?! Class Fee : $25 Location : Studio 209 209 W Remington Ave, Thomasville, Georgia   Sign... read more
February VIP Painting Class

February VIP Painting Class

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:30-7:30pm Join Hillery Richards for February’s VIP class. Participants will be guided in a small class room setting designed for more individual artist attention! This month we’re learning how to paint our state flower, the Cherokee Rose, using oils. Grab your friends and bring your own refreshments for a creative evening.  Supplies provided. Class Fee: $50 Location : Studio 209 209 W Remington Ave, Thomasville, Georgia   Sign... read more
Finding History in Our Stories

Finding History in Our Stories

February 4 & 25, March 4 & 11 , 2017, 10:00am – 12:00pm Join storyteller Saundra Kelley to seek out, record and tell Thomasville’s lesser-known historic past for today. Students will reach back into their own memories and family memories. After the stories are vetted, students will begin the process of learning to tell stories by diagramming them onto the “storyteller’s arc”, and learning to tell them in an oral tradition format. Class Fee: $150 for four, two hour classes Location: Thomas County History Museum, 725 N. Dawson St.  ... read more

Past Classes


 

Women of Wildlife Workshop

Women of Wildlife Workshop

Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 10:00am Location: Studio 209 Join two prestigious wildlife painters – 2016 Featured Painter Lyn St. Clair and South African artist Michelle Decker – as they share their passion for wildlife art during the Women of Wildlife Painting Workshop! Class fee includes supplies, snacks and lunch. Class Fee: $75. Includes all supplies.   Sign... read more
Audubon Bird Painting

Audubon Bird Painting

Wednesday, October 26, 10 – 11:30 am Price: 4 classes for $100 (one bird/class) or $35 per class Location: Pebble Hill Plantation Join Honey Hilliard for Audubon Bird Painting. Participants will use pencils and watercolor on high quality, thick, archival watercolor paper to paint a different bird each week. Participants will also have a guided tour of the Audubon Collection in the Main House before class begins on October 5. Sign... read more
October VIP Painting Class

October VIP Painting Class

Saturday, October 15, 10am – 12pm Join Hillery Richards for October’s VIP Class! Hillery will guide you step by step as you paint a stunning Thomasville night scene using oil on canvas. Bring your own refreshments for a creative morning. All materials provided. Class Fee: $50 Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA  ... read more
September | Whet Your Palette at 209

September | Whet Your Palette at 209

Thursday, September 15, 6 – 8 pm Join Hillery Richards for September’s Whet Your Palette! Bring your friends, favorite beverage and learn painterly oil painting techniques! September’s subject is dogwood branches with berries. Class Fee: $25, materials included Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA This class is part of the Whet Your Palette series.  ... read more
September VIP Painting Class

September VIP Painting Class

Saturday, September 10, 10am – 12 pm Join Hillery Richards for “Paint Your Pet” – her latest most popular class! Learn to paint a perfect picture of your pet using fine oil paints on an archival canvas! Hillery will guide you through each step to achieve the best portrait of your furry loved one! Please bring at least one photo to paint from; all other materials provided. Bring your own refreshments for a creative morning. 12 spots max. Class Fee:$50 per person, includes supplies Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA Sign... read more
August | Whet Your Palette at 209

August | Whet Your Palette at 209

Thursday, August 18, 6 – 8 pm Join Hillery Richards for August’s Whet Your Palette! Paint a gorgeous impression style beach painting with oils – you’re sure to be dreaming of painting on the shoreline after this class! Class Fee: $25, materials included Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA This class is part of the Whet Your Palette series.  ... read more
August VIP Painting Class

August VIP Painting Class

Satuday, August 13, 10am – 12 pm Join Artist-in-Residence Hillery Richards and learn to paint this calming floral scene with oils. Pastel colors and soft brush strokes make this a great class for all levels. This class has a limit of 12 students so it is perfect for students wanting more one on one time with Hillery. Bring your own beverage and snack for a fun, creative morning of painting lessons with friends! Class Fee:$50 per person, includes supplies Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA  ... read more
July | Whet Your Palette at 209

July | Whet Your Palette at 209

Thursday, July 21, 6 – 8 pm Join Hillery Richards for July’s Whet Your Palette! Paint a beautiful chickadee using an oil brush technique with abstract colors! Class Fee: $25, materials included Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA This class is now FULL! We still a few spots available in the June and August Whet Your Palette classes…be sure to grab a spot there!... read more
July VIP Painting Class

July VIP Painting Class

Satuday, July 16, 10am – 12 pm Paint a perfect picture of your pet with Hillery Richards in fine oil paints on an archival canvas! Bring at least one photo of your furry friend to paint from; all other materials provided. Hillery will guide you through each step in a smaller class setting, giving you a more hands on learning experience. Bring your own beverage and snack for a fun morning of painting lessons with a group of friends! Class Fee:$50 per person, includes supplies Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA This class is now FULL! Check out our August VIP Class with Hillery, Saturday August 13th! Sign up... read more
June | Whet Your Palette at 209

June | Whet Your Palette at 209

Thursday, June 30, 6 – 8 pm (rescheduled date) Join Hillery for June’s Whet Your Palette – paint an illuminated summer night scene with fireworks, using oil on black gessoed canvas! Class Fee: $25, materials included Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA This class is part of the Whet Your Palette series.  ... read more