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You asked and asked and....

Classes are finally here!!!!

We are pleased to announce our first-ever complete line-up of Kitchen Sink Studio classes for both Youth and Adults.  Treat yourself and your family to a creative-filled Autumn and enrich your life with a new skill, dust off a rusty hobby or just have fun and make new friends! 

While you're at it, enjoy discounted tuition for each of your classes by becoming one of the Altama’s NEW Sustaining Members at $5 (or more) per month, or choose Patron Membership for a one time payment of $50, renewable annually--just one of the many benefits offered to Altama Museum Members.

Already a Member? You may preregister ahead of the crowd right now!  But don't wait too long--public registration opens September 6th at 10am!

To register for classes or learn more about becoming an Altama Museum Member, call (912) 537.1911 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and leave your information.  You are a valued member of our community and we will be in touch with you as quickly as possible.

Beginning Knitting (Ages 15+)
Instructor: Angela Lane
This course is designed for those who have never knit, or who want to freshen their basic knitting skills.  Participants will learn the following:  how to cast on using thumb and long-tail method; the knit stitch (English and/or Continental methods); the purl stitch; a simple increase stitch and decrease stitch; and how to bind off.  Yarn & Needles will be provided.  Students may want to bring a small pair of scissors to class, but they are not required. 
Temari Balls (Japanese Thread Balls)
Instructor:  Mary Lea Lane
Learn the basics of this ancient art form as you create a unique and beautiful ball suitable for your Christmas tree or simply to exhibit alone.  With the basics mastered, you can proceed on your own to create more and more intricate designs. 

    Fascinating Rhythm: The Off-Beat World of Right Brain Learning
Instructor: Stephen Sisson, MA/MEd
You too can draw—even if you never believed it!  Let us teach you how to activate your creativity using Right Brain Learning methodology with emphasis on creative problem solving and creativity boosting.  This 5 week Master Class will utilize the curriculum developed by Betty Edwards in her book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.

Youth Art Lessons
Instructor: Kara Luthi
Designed with active families in mind, these short session art lessons for grades 2 through 9 will allow children to experience the creativity and wonder of Art while allowing flexibility to continue other activities.  In a relaxed, small-group setting, the instructor will guide budding artists through the creative process, teaching techniques and concepts through hands-on activities.
Embroidery Basics
Instructor: Mary Lea Lane
Embroidery is "extra fleek" and an infinitely artistic way to put your personality on something basic!  Designed for youth ages 10-17, kids will learn 7 basic embroidery stitches and make a pillow case or drawstring bag, selecting from a variety of embroidery designs.

Space is limited--reserve your spot today!


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