If you are registering a class for someone else, please email  the Art Institute office, arts@desertmuseum.org with the name of the person taking the class. Thanks! 

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.
 
SPRING SESSION II
 
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ART PROJECT: TAKING IT TO THE FINISH LINE
8 Thursdays 9 – noon
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
$256 museum members/$306 nonmembers 
Rachel Ivani
*You can sign up even if you cannot attend all 8 classes!
Contact the Art Institute office with questions & assistance (520)883-3024.*

 
GETTING FRIENDLY WITH FRISKET
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 & 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
 
COLORED PENCIL & WATERCOLOR: THE NEXT STEP
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
CREATE A WEBSITE: START TO FINISH
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
TEXTURES IN COLORED PENCIL II: BEYOND FUR & FEATHERS
Mondays 1 – 4pm
Mar 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
FUN WITH EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING MEDIA
Mondays 1 – 4pm
Mar 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
LIGHT ON FORM: CAPTURING LIGHT
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
CREATIVE CALLIGRAPHY: ADDING TEXT TO YOUR ART
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY: LEARNING IN NATURE
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Sharon Schafer
 
ADULT COLORING WITH COLORED PENCIL 
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
THE ART OF NATURE: YOUR SONORAN DESERT JOURNAL
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Sharon Schafer
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
BEGINNING OIL PAINTING DISCOVERY
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
$165 museum members/$215 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
$170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
*This class has been cancelled. Call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
PEN & INK II: THE DESERT LANDSCAPE
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
SCRATCHING ON THE SPOT: PLEIN AIR SCRATCHBOARD
Thursdays 9 - noon
Mar 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
*This class has been cancelled, please call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
COLORS OF THE DESERT IN COLORED PENCIL
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
FABULOUS FIBONACCI: NUMBERS, PROPORTIONS, PATTERNS & ORDER
Friday 10 – 4pm
March 23
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
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
*This class has been cancelled, please call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN FULL BLOOM
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Mar 24
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Dr. John Schaefer
*This class has been cancelled, please call (520) 883-3024 for more information
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 9 – 3pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
March 30 & 31
$155 museum members/$205 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS/CC WITH TAKE HOME LESSONS
Friday 9 – 3pm
April 6
$65 museum members/$115 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
POINT AND SHOOT CAMERA BASICS
Saturday 10 – 4pm
April 7
$60 museum members/$110 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
*This class has been cancelled. P5lease call (520) 883 3024 for more information
 
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
*Please call 520 883-3024 to register
DRAWING THE DESERT ON STONE TILE WITH COLORED PENCIL
Sat & Sun 9 – 3pm
April 14 & 15
$115 museum members/$165 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
*This class has been cancelled. Please call (520) 883-3024 for more information

 
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