Classes & Workshops

Classes (All classes at Museum unless otherwise listed) 

Family Fun Night
Come and learn with your little one at a "how to" do creative, healthy activities. A different fun project each time.

Tuesdays 1/16, 2/20, 4/17 | 6-7pm | All Ages | $5/person

Anime Art Club
Do you dream of becoming a professional anime artist? Meet other like-minded peers and share your techniques! Bring a sketchbook, laptop and all other supplies. There will be an Anime Art Club open house at the Museum on April 20th from 6-8pm.

Wednesdays 1/17 - 4/18 | 2:45-4:15pm | Ages: 14-17 | $25/person

Fine Art
Basic drawing for beginning and intermediate art students. Lessons take place in the Museum and Plein-Air (Outdoors). Learn to draw with charcoal from direct observations. Supplies needed: thick charcoal pencils (medium or soft) and a 18x24 drawing pad to the first class session.

Thursdays 2/8-2/22, 3/8-3/22, 4/5-4/19 | 4:30-5:30pm | Ages: 13-Adult | $40/session

Painting with Pikasso
You don't have to be an artist, this class is designed for all levels including beginners. We will provide everything you need to create an amazing piece of art and our staff will give you step by step instruction throughout the night. All you need to bring is snacks and drinks if you wish! This class takes place at Practically Pikasso (500 Main Street, Unit 1, upstairs).

Tuesdays 1/30, 2/27, 3/27, 4/24 | 6-8pm | Ages: Adults | $25/session

Learn the fascinating art of wood carving and wood burning! This class will teach relief, in the round, chip carving and how to wood burn beautiful works of art. Additional material fees will vary in price and will be paid directly to the instructor.

Fridays 1/12-2/2, 2/9-3/2, 3/9-4/6, 4/13-5/4 | 9:30am-12pm | Ages: 8-Adult | $28/session or $7/class

Painting with IMI
Amaze yourself and others! Create your own masterpiece start to finish in this beginners oil painting class. We all paint the same thing. IMI workshops are lighthearted, step-by-step lessons in the basics of painting fine art. Scholarships available for seniors, inquire at the Museum. All materials included.

Fridays 1/19, 2/16, 3/2, 4/20 | 3-5pm | Ages: Adults | $25/class
Fridays 1/26, 2/23, 3/23, 4/27 | 6:30-8:30pm | Ages: Adults | $25/class

Watercolor with Carol Zieres
Explore the techniques of watercolor painting while we inspire your creativity and imagination to turn a photograph with beautiful scenery into your own masterpiece. All levels welcome. Be sure to pick up a supply list or contact the Museum for materials needed.

Tuesdays 1/9-1/30 | 3:30-5:30pm | Ages: Adults | $65/person

Make & Take Crafts
Enjoy a night with your little one being creative together! A different fun make & take craft each time.

Thu 2/1, 3/1, 4/5 | 6-7pm | Ages: 3-6 | $5/person

Painting with Acrylics: Paint Your Pet
Create a beautiful portrait of your pet in acrylic paint. You'll be guided from sketch to finished masterpiece! All materials will be provided, but you'll need to bring in an 8x10" color photo of your pet. All skill levels welcome.

Saturday 2/10 & 3/10 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Ages: Adults | $30/class

Painting with Acrylics: Paint Your Pint
In this fun class, you'll be provided with a pint glass, dishwasher safe paint, and all the instruction you'll need to create your own functional masterpiece! Either come with your own idea or pick a design from an inspiration photo. All materials provided.

Saturday 3/17 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Ages: Adults | $25/class

Painting with Acrylics: Wine Class Painting
Come join a group of fellow wine-lovers, and create your functional work of art! You'll receive a wine glass, dishwasher-safe paint, and instruction. Use your own image or pick from a design inspiration picture.

Saturday 4/28 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Ages: Adults | $30/class

Zen Brush
Discover the art of zen brush painting. The focus of zen brush art is to align the breath and the present moment. Learn about what kind of brush, ink and paper to use with this meditative art form. Come relax for a while and enjoy meditation through art. No experience is necessary.

Tuesdays 1/9-1/30, 2/6-2/27 | 11am-12:30pm | Ages: Adults | $60/session

Charcoal Drawing Workshops

Whether you are a complete beginner, an advanced artist, or somewhere in between, this class will help you improve your charcoal techniques. You'll get individualized instruction that is tailored to your artistic skill level. We will cover both expressive and realistic styles. All materials provided.

Saturdays 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 4/14 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Ages: 16-Adults | $25/class

Drawing Basics: Pastels
Intro to color drawing with chalk pastels. Students will learn from direct observation in the Safety Harbor Museum and surrounding landscape. Supplies needed: Set of Prismacolor NuPastels 12-count and 18x24" pad of drawing paper.

Saturdays 2/17-3/3 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages: Adults | $45/person

Drawing Basics: Charcoal
Intro to color drawing with chalk pastels. Students will learn from direct observation in the Safety Harbor Museum and surrounding landscape. Contact Museum at 727-724-1562 to recieve your supply list.

Saturdays 3/24-4/7 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages: Adults | $45/person

Events (All events take place at the Museum unless otherwise listed)

East Meets West Artist Reception
Featuring artists Nathan Beard and Keisuke Tashina: One Stroke Dragon and sculptures by Harrison Smith.

Friday 3/16 | 7-9pm | All Ages | Free

Creative Conversations: The Florida Dream
Join us for a talk with Dr. Gary Mormino about the Dawn of the Florida Dream. This event is free and open to the public. Mormino is the co-founder of the Florida studies program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and the Frank E. Duckwall Florida professor of history emeritus.

Wednesday 3/28 | 6:30-7:30pm | All Ages | Free

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