Holiday Art Workshops | Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Holiday Art Workshops

Join our Teaching Artists for a holiday themed workshop. Create your own ornaments, make a handmade gift in the glass studio or capture the Annapolis season in a photo. Check out these upcoming classes & workshops:

Family Workshops

Family Snack & Paint: Christmas Workshop
Children, parents, grandparents and friends are welcome to this one-day painting workshop where we'll create some fabulous canvas paintings and enjoy a themed snack together.

Saturday, December 4 | 1-2:30 pm

Parent & Child: Glass Ornaments and Holiday Gifts 
Children of all ages will enjoy working with a parent to arrange brightly colored pieces of glass which will be heated in a kiln to fuse them together to make glass ornaments and Holiday gifts. Projects will require overnight cooling and will be available for pick up the following week.

​​​Saturday, December 7 | 10 am-11:30 am
Saturday, Decemeber 14 | 10 am -11:30 am

Adult Workshops

Holiday Candle Guard
Create a tabletop candle guard just in time for the holiday season. Students will start with a 4x8" glass base,design your own colorfulglass sculpture for your table.Students will learn the basics of glass cutting and tools used to cut their own shapes. The Instructor will then full fuse and slump.

Thursday, November 18 | 6:30-8:30 pm

Ceramics: Amazing Christmas Ornaments
This is a really fun two-day workshop, if you want to go beyond the cookie cutter ornaments, this class is for you! We will make and decorate 2D and 3D pieces using underglazes, carving tools ,slips, colored clay, glass and wire among other materials.In the second class, pieces will be finished using several different glazing techniques. This class is suited for brand new beginners and those with experience as well.

Tuesdays, December 3-10 | 12:45-3 pm

Annapolis by Night:  Holiday Season!
Learn the techniques required to capture great night photos of downtown Annapolis! Bundle up as we visit iconic Annapolis locations, decked out for the holidays. We’ll address how to use exposure modes, exposure compensation, white balance and ISO to guarantee great results.

​Thursdays, December 5-19 | 6:30-9:30 pm

Glass Open Studio: Holiday Gifts
In this open studio styled workshop, you can continue working on projects under the supervision of an experienced instructor. You choose your projects just in time for Holiday gift giving. This class is a great way to get a refresher, have your questions answered, or get help with more advanced projects. We can provide the instruction and extra motivation you need to get that project done!

Tuesdays, November 19 - December 17 | 1-4 pm 
Tuesdays, November 19 - December 17 | 6-9 pm

Menorah Workshop
Design and create your own 3 1/2 x 12" fused glass menorah. Use colorful glass to design or pattern your piece or use some of our pre-cut elements to get you started. The pieces will be fired In our kiln and the instructor will adhere solid candle cups to your piece.

Thursday, December 12 | 6:30-8:30 pm