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Instructor: NANCY WILSON

4 Sessions: November 30, December 7, 14 & 21
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $102 members, $127 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: November 23 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Students will have supervised access to the studio and equipment to work on projects, including holiday gifts.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 11/30/2016 and ending 12/21/2016 at 6:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry + Small Metals Department Chair

4 Sessions: December 1, 8, 15 & 22
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $102 members, $127 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: November 24 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Students will have supervised access to the studio and equipment to work on projects, including holiday gifts.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 12/1/2016 and ending 12/22/2016 at 10:30AM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

5 Sessions: January 3 - 31
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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NO ENAMELING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.
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Glass meets metal to produce an astounding array of effects. Beginners will learn simple techniques and then join more experienced students to create finished pieces. Copper for two projects and all enamels are supplied. A materials fee of $10 is payable at the first class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/3/2017 and ending 1/31/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

5 Sessions: February 7 - March 7
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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NO ENAMELING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.
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Glass meets metal to produce an astounding array of effects. Beginners will learn simple techniques and then join more experienced students to create finished pieces. Copper for two projects and all enamels are supplied. A materials fee of $10 is payable at the first class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 2/7/2017 and ending 3/7/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: ARTIS SELBY

5 Sessions: January 4 - February 1
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, and bezel setting. No experience required. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $30-50 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/4/2017 and ending 2/1/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: ARTIS SELBY

5 Sessions: February 8 - March 8
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Intro to Jewelry: Part 1 (Silversmithing 1)
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Build on your beginner skills by learning additional soldering techniques and stone setting options and exploring cold connections. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $30-50 depending on the current market price.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 2/8/2017 and ending 3/8/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: January 4 - February 1
Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Open to all skill levels. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/4/2017 and ending 2/1/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: February 8 - March 8
Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Open to all skill levels. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 2/8/2017 and ending 3/8/2017 at 1:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry + Small Metals Department Chair

10 Sessions: January 5 - March 9
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $260 members, $325 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Intro to Jewelry: Parts 1 & 2 (Silversmithing 1 & 2) or equivalent
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This loosely-structured course allows students to experiment with design ideas while solidifying skills and learning new techniques. We embrace a variety of metals and alternative materials and are supportive of each individual developing an artistic voice.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/5/2017 and ending 3/9/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: January 6 - February 3
Fridays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Combining beads with strands of fiber is an ancient practice that is still just as fun today! Combine natural fibers with beads and learn old and new techniques to make jewelry. Some materials may be purchased in class, or bring those beads you've been meaning to use. No experience necessary.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 1/6/2017 and ending 2/3/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: February 10 - March 10
Fridays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Combining beads with strands of fiber is an ancient practice that is still just as fun today! Combine natural fibers with beads and learn old and new techniques to make jewelry. Some materials may be purchased in class, or bring those beads you've been meaning to use. No experience necessary.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 2/10/2017 and ending 3/10/2017 at 10:30AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: January 3 - 31
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Open to all skill levels. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/3/2017 and ending 1/31/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

5 Sessions: February 7 - March 7
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Open to all skill levels. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 2/7/2017 and ending 3/7/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

10 Sessions: January 4 - March 8
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $260 members, $325 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Familiarity with torch use
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Learn the basics of the lost wax casting process using wax, natural materials, and found objects. The essential steps of investing, firing, casting, and finishing will be covered. Silver for casting may be purchased from the instructor at current market price.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/4/2017 and ending 3/8/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: ARTIS SELBY

5 Sessions: January 5 - February 2
Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: December 26 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, and bezel setting. No experience required. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $30-50 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/5/2017 and ending 2/2/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: ARTIS SELBY

5 Sessions: February 9 - March 9
Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $130 members, $162 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 30 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Intro to Jewelry: Part 1 (Silversmithing 1)
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Build on your beginner skills by learning additional soldering techniques and stone setting options and exploring cold connections. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide consumables and a piece of silver for between $30-50 depending on the current market price.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 2/9/2017 and ending 3/9/2017 at 6:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry + Small Metals Department Chair

1 Session: February 13
Monday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (With one hour lunch on your own.)
Tuition: $25 members, $31 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: February 6 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Procrastinators, rejoice! In this make-and-take class you can produce a handmade token of affection for your valentine. Take a long lunch, brown bag it, and bring some cash to purchase supplies from the instructor. Your gift will last longer than flowers and have fewer calories than chocolate! No experience required.
Single class scheduled on 2/13/2017 at 10:00AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

1 Session: January 21
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (With one hour lunch on your own.)
Tuition: $52 members, $65 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 9 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Cuttlebone casting is simple and quick. Carve a design into soft cuttlebone and pour molten Sterling Silver into the form. Every piece has a unique texture, and can stand alone or be part of a more complex design. Supplies may be purchased during the class. No experience required.
Single class scheduled on 1/21/2017 at 10:00AM
Instructor: LAURA BROOKS

2 Sessions: February 11 & 12
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (With one hour lunch on your own.)
Tuition: $112 members, $140 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: January 28 at 11:59 p.m.*
*FIRM DEADLINE in order to procure materials.
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Your handmade art jewelry deserves a beautiful "frame." Learn to handcraft your own chain from scratch, or improve your chain making skills and your necklace with professional tips, tricks, and design ideas. Beginning through advanced students welcome. No kit required; you will use your own materials.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/11/2017 and ending 2/12/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

2 Sessions: February 25 & 26
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $90 members, $113 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 6
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Register by: February 13 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Discover how to turn raw stones into polished cabochons in this weekend workshop. Learn safe operation of the rock saw and how to use the multi-station polisher. Purchase slabbed rough (pre-sliced slabs of stone) in the studio at a cost of approximately $5 each. No experience required.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/25/2017 and ending 2/26/2017 at 10:00AM
Instructor: MARLENE GREMILLION

2 Sessions: March 4 & 5
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (With one hour lunch on your own.)
Tuition: $121 members, $151 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: February 20 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Learn to prepare and cure colorful and versatile polymer clay using a variety of methods. A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor on the first day. Some tools and pasta machines will be shared. Feel free to contact the instructor with questions: gremartist@gmail.com.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/4/2017 and ending 3/5/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: DONNELL WILLIAMS

2 Sessions: March 11 & 12
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (With one hour lunch on your own.)
Tuition: $112 members, $140 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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Register by: February 27 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Design and create a three-dimensional water sculpture using "found objects," tidbits with an interesting shape, patina, or sense of mystery. Bring small found objects to add to a copper sheet that's approximately 12"x12". Some objects will be available in the studio. No experience necessary. Bring a materials fee of $60.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/11/2017 and ending 3/12/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

2 Sessions: March 18 & 19
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $90 members, $113 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 6
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Register by: March 6 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Discover how to turn raw stones into polished cabochons in this weekend workshop. Learn safe operation of the rock saw and how to use the multi-station polisher. Purchase slabbed rough (pre-sliced slabs of stone) in the studio at a cost of approximately $5 each. No experience required.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/18/2017 and ending 3/19/2017 at 10:00AM

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