Within 1 week of registering for a class online, you should receive a personalized confirmation letter with information about where to meet for the class and what to bring. If you DO NOT receive this email, please contact our office at (520) 883-3024 or email arts@desertmuseum.org.
 
FALL SESSION II
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PRO TIPS & TRICKS: WRITING ARTIST STATEMENTS & BIOS
Sunday 9 – 3pm
Dec 10
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
MATTING & FRAMING YOUR ART WITHOUT DEPLETING YOUR WALLET
Friday 9 – 3pm
Dec 15
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
SCANNING MAGIC: A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Fri & Sat 10 - 4
Dec 15 & 16
$110 museum members/$160 nonmembers
Steve Buchmann
*BOTH days of this class will be held from 10 - 4. The printed catalog has a typo.
 
HOLIDAY BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Saturday 8:30 - 11:30am
December 23rd 
$75 museum members / $125 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
HOLIDAY BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Sunday 8:30 - 11:30am
December 24th
$75 museum members / $125 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
HOLIDAY BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Monday 8:30 - 11:30am
December 25th
$75 museum members / $125 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
SPRING SESSION I
 
PORTRAITS OF NATURE: BIRDS OF THE SONORAN DESERT
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Jan 12, 13 & 14
$170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Sharon Schafer
 
WILDLIFE IN ACRYLIC
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Jan 19, 20 & 21
$200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
David Kitler
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 9 – 3pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
Jan 19 & 20
$155 museum members/$205 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
NATURE JOURNALING: FOCUS ON AGAVE
Sunday 10 – 4pm
Jan 21
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
POINT & SHOOT CAMERA BASICS
Sunday 10 – 4pm
Jan 21
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
DESERT PORTRAITS IN WATERCOLOR PENCIL
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Jan 26, 27 & 28
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Linda Feltner
 
UNLOCKING THE MASTERS’ SECRETS IN OIL
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Jan 26, 27 & 28
$185 museum members/$235 nonmembers
Ada Koch
 
AMAZING AMPHIBIAN ART
Saturday & Sunday 9 – 3pm
Feb 3 & 4
$125 museum members/$175 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi
 
PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS QUICKSTART
Saturday 10 – 4pm
Feb 3
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
INTRO TO STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY: MAKE $ WHILE YOU SLEEP
Sunday 9 –3pm
Feb 11
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
SPRING SESSION II
LINES INTO SHAPES: THE ART OF SCRATCHBOARD
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Feb 16, 17 & 18
$210 museum members/$260 nonmembers
Cathy Sheeter
*This class fills up FAST!* 
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 9 – 3pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
Feb 16 & 17
$155 museum members/$205 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
ACRYLIC METHODS & MADNESS
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
Feb 16, 17 & 18
$180 museum members/$230 nonmembers
Holly Swangstu
 
CONTROLLING CLAYBOARD
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
February 23, 24 & 25
$210 museum members/$260 nonmembers
Cathy Sheeter
*This class fills up FAST!* 
 
COMPOSING HARMONIOUS ARTWORK
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
February 23, 24 & 25
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Linda Feltner
 
ZENTANGLE AT THE DESERT MUSEUM
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
March 2, 3 & 4
$170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Gale Sherman, CZT
*This class fills up FAST!*
 
CREATIVE SILK PAINTING WITH DESERT INSPIRATION
Fri & Sat 9 – 3pm
March 2 & 3
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Holly Swangstu
*This class is full. Please call (520) 883-3024 to be added to the waiting list. 
 
INTRO TO SHOOTING & EDITING VIDEO
Saturday 9 – 3pm
March 3
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
CREATIVE TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
Sunday 10 – 4pm
March 4
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
BRIGHT EYES AND FANCY FEATHERS (SONORAN DESERT BIRDS II)
Fri, Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
March 9, 10 & 11
$170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Linda Feltner
 
DRAWING DESERT SPRING WILDFLOWERS
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
March 9, 10 & 11
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
TABLETOP PHOTOGRAPHY / STUDIO INTRO
Saturday 10 – 4pm
March 10
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
LARGER THAN LIFE! SIMPLE MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY FOR PRO RESULTS
Sunday 10 – 4pm
March 11
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Kenny Don
 
GETTING FRIENDLY WITH FRISKET: WATERCOLOR’S BEST FRIEND
Friday & Saturday 10 – 4pm
March 16 & 17
$120 museum members/$170 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Sat 9 – 3pm, Sun 7:30 – 11:30am
March 17 & 18
$155 museum members/$205 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
QUICK DRAW: PEN, PENCIL, INK & WATERCOLOR
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
March 16, 17 & 18
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
BREAKING WATERCOLOR “RULES”
Sunday 9 – 3pm
March 18
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi
 
SPRING SESSION III
 
PAINTING WILDLIFE IN OIL
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
Mar 23, 24 & 25
$200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Ned Aldrich
 
DRAWING IN FULL COLOR
Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
Mar 24 & 25
$115 museum members/$165 
Catherine Nash
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN FULL BLOOM
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Mar 24
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Dr. John Schaefer
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 9 – 3pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
March 30 & 31
$155 museum members/$205 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
POINT & SHOOT CAMERA BASICS
Saturday 10 – 4pm
April 7
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
DRAWING GIANT CACTUS OF THE DESERT: SAGUAROS
Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
April 7 & 8
$115 museum members/$165 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
LOOSENING UP AND PAINTING BIG
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
April 13, 14 & 15
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
DRAWING THE DESERT ON STONE TILE WITH COLORED PENCIL
Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
April 14 & 15
$115 museum members/$165 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
REPTILES EVERYWHERE! LEAPING LIZARDS, SLITHERING SNAKES, CRAZY CROCODILES, AND TREMENDOUS TURTLES!
Sat & Sun 9 - 3pm
April 21 &22
$125 museum members/$175 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi & Craig Ivanyi