If you are registering a class for someone else, please email Deanna, droach@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: (520) 883-3024 or droach@desertmuseum.org.
 
Spring Session I
 
MATTING & FRAMING YOUR ART WITHOUT DEPLETING YOUR WALLET
Friday 9 am – 3 pm
Jan 20
Janie Gildow
*This class is full. Call (520)883-3024 to be added to the waiting list.

 
INTRO TO MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE
Fri & Sat 10 am - 4 pm
Jan 20 & 21
Catherine Nash
*This class is full. Please call (520) 883-3024 for more information.
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 10 am – 4 pm & Sat 7:30 – 11:30 am
Jan 20 & 21
Jay Pierstorff
*This class is full, please call (520) 883-3024 to be added to the waiting list. 
 
SILK SECRETS AND SMALL WONDERS
Sat & Sun 9 am – 3 pm
Jan 21 & 22
Holly Swangstu
*This class is cancelled. Please call (520) 883-3024 with any questions.
 
POINT & SHOOT CAMERA BASICS
Sunday 10 – 4pm
Jan 22
Robert Renfrow

 
ADVANCED WATERCOLOR
Fri, Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Jan 27, 28 & 29
Linda Feltner
 
OIL PAINTING FOR THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER
Fri, Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Jan 27, 28 & 29
Ada Koch
*This class is cancelled. Please call (520) 883-3024 for more information. 
 
COMMANDING CAMERA COMPOSITION
Monday 10am – 4pm
Jan 30
Robert Renfrow
 
MINIATURE MEMORIES: TRAVEL SIZE SKETCHING
Friday 10 - 4 
Feb 3
Catherine Nash
 
FLIGHT SCHOOL: PHOTOGRAPHING BIRDS IN FLIGHT
Fri, Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Feb 3, 4 & 5
Sharon Schafer
*This class is full. Call (520)883-3024 to be added to the waiting list.
 
SILK PAINTING: YES YOU CAN!
Sat & Sun  9 - 3 pm
Feb 4 & 5
Holly Swangstu
*This class is full. Please call (520) 883-3024 to be added to the wait list.
 
ANSWERING A CALL TO ARTISTS
Friday 9am – 3pm
Feb 10
Susan Morris
 
BEGINNING BOTANICAL SCRAPBOOK
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Feb 10, 11 & 12
Sharon Schafer
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Sat 10 am – 4 pm, Sun 7:30 – 11:30 am
Feb 11 & 12
Jay Pierstorff
*Only a few spots left! Call (520) 883-3024 to inquire about registering for this class.
 
Spring Session II
COLORED PENCIL II 
Mondays 9 – noon
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Janie Gildow
 
CREATIVE JOURNALING: RECORDING YOUR JOURNEY
Mondays 9 – noon
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Susan Morris
 
COLORED PENCIL ON MYLAR: COLORS OF THE DESERT
Mondays 1 – 4pm
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Janie Gildow
 
WATER DROPS TO WATERFALLS
Mondays 1 – 4pm          
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13

Rick Wheeler
ACRYLIC MEDIUMS, METHODS & EXPERIMENTS
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Holly Swangstu
Class fee includes paint and canvas.
 
WHAT’S FOR DINNER? EXPLORING PREDATOR/PREY
Tuesdays 9 - noon      
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14

Rachel Ivanyi
 
DRAWING BASICS BOOTCAMP
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
PORTFOLIO PREPARATION
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers 
Janie Gildow 
 
PEN & INK I
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers 
Rick Wheeler
 
PASTEL FROM THE GROUND UP
Wednesdays 9 - noon 
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15 
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Meredith Milstead
 
PENCIL II
Wednesdays 1 -4pm
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15            
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
INTERMEDIATE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: BEYOND THE BASICS
Wednesdays 1 -4pm
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
WATERCOLOR GLAZING
Thursdays 9 - noon
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
WILDLIFE DETAILS: NOSE TO TAIL
Thursdays 9 - noon
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
MIXED MEDIA PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN THE DESERT
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 15: TODAY’S DIGITAL DARKROOM
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
INTRO TO ADOBE LIGHTROOM 6/CC
Friday 10am – 4pm
Feb 17   
Fee: $60 museum members / $110 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
THE COLORED WILDERNESS: PASTEL
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Feb 17, 18 & 19
Fee: $150 museum members/$200nonmembers
Meredith Milstead
 
COLOR WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
Feb 18 & 19    
Fee: $105 museum members/$155 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi
 
PHOTO ADVENTURE: SECRETS OF THE MUSEUM
Fri 10 – 4pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
Feb 24 & 25
Fee: $145 museum members/$195 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
QUICK DRAW: PEN, PENCIL, INK & WATERCOLOR
Fri., Sat. & Sun.  10 – 4pm
Feb 24, 25 & 26
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
SONORAN DESERT BIRDS II
Fri., Sat. & Sun.  9 – 3pm
Feb 24, 25 & 26
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Linda Feltner
 
ZENTANGLES AT THE DESERT MUSEUM
Dates: 
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Mar 3, 4 & 5
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Gale Sherman
*This class is full. Please call (520) 883-3024 to be added to the waiting list.
 
PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS ART TECHNIQUES
Saturday 10 – 4pm
Mar 4
Fee:
 $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
FOCUS ON GEOLOGY: DRAWING ROCKS
Dates: Sunday 10 – 4pm
Mar 5
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOWALK
Fri 10 – 4pm, Sat 7:30 – 11:30am
Mar 10 & 11
Fee: $145 museum members/$195 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
PAINTING BACKGROUNDS IN WATERCOLOR
Fri, Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Mar 10, 11 & 12
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Linda Feltner
 
FABULOUS FIBONACCI: NUMBERS, PROPORTIONS, PATTERNS & ORDER       
Sunday 9am – 3pm
Mar 12
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
DRAWING DESERT SPRING WILDFLOWERS
Fri, Sat & Sun 10 – 4pm
Mar 17, 18 & 19
Fee:
 $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
WILDLIFE IN ACRYLIC
Dates: Fri, Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Mar 17, 18 & 19
Fee: 
$200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
David Kitler
*This class is full. Please call (520) 883-3024 to be added to the waiting list.
 
Spring Session III
 
SCRATCHBOARD: WHEN COLOR ENHANCES
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
ADULT COLORING WITH THE COLORED PENCIL
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERA QUICKSTART
Monday 10 – 4pm
Mar 20
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
EXPLORATIONS IN FIELD SKETCHING 
Mondays 1 – 4
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler

 
COLOR MIXING FOR ARTISTS
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 18, 25 *This class skips April 11
Fee: $155 museum members/$205nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
FLOWER PORTRAITS IN COLORED PENCIL
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
COLORED PENCIL ON COLORED PAPER
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
LIGHT ON FORM: CAPTURING LIGHT
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19 
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
COLORED PENCIL ON BLACK: EXPLORE THE DARK SIDE
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
 
ANIMAL LIFE DRAWING
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19  
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Holly Swangstu
 
SONORAN SWATCHES: PATTERN, DECORATION & MOTIF
4 Thursdays 9 – noon 
Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 20 *this class skips Apr 13
Fee: $120 museum members/$170 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi 
HOT AND COOL COLORS: CREATING A MOOD
Thursdays 9 – noon
Mar 23, 30, Apr 13, 20, 27 *this class skips April 6
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
TANTALIZING TEXTURES WITH WATERCOLOR
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 23, 30, Apr 13, 20, 27 *this class skips April 6
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
CREATE A WEBSITE: START TO FINISH
Fridays 9 – noon
Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21 
Fee: $200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff 
 
TAKE IT TO THE MAX: ACRYLIC PAINTING ON LARGE CANVAS
Thursdays 1 – 4pm 
Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 20
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
DRAWING HISTORIC TUCSON: PERSPECTIVE II
Fridays 9 – noon
Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14 
Fee: $120 museum members/$170 nonmembers
Catherine Nash 
 
SONORAN SEEDPODS: IN THE MIDDLE
Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
Mar 25 & 26 
Fee: $105 museum members/$155 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN FULL BLOOM
Friday  10am – 4pm
Mar 24
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Dr. John Schaefer
 
GETTING STARTED: INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS/CC
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Mar 25
Fee: $60 museum members / $110 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
CREATIVE TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
Sunday 10am – 4pm
Mar 26
$55 museum members/ $105 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
WILDLIFE OIL PAINTING SECRETS
Fri., Sat & Sun. 10 – 4pm
Mar 31, Apr 1 & 2
Fee: $300 museum members/$350 nonmembers
Ned Aldrich 
 
PHOTO ADVENTURE: SECRETS OF THE MUSEUM
Sat 10 – 4pm, Sun 7:30 – 11:30am
Apr 1 & 2
$145 museum members/$195 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
LINES INTO SHAPES: THE ART OF SCRATCHBOARD
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Apr 7, 8 & 9
Fee:
$200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Cathy Sheeter
 
IMPROVISING YOUR MARK: DRAWING DESERT TREES
Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Apr 8 & 9
Fee: $105 museum members/ $155 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
CONTROLLING CLAYBOARD
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm
Apr 14, 15 & 16
Fee: $200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Cathy Sheeter
 
LEAPING LIZARDS!
Saturday 8am – 3pm
Apr. 29
Fee: $70 museum members/$120 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi & Craig Ivanyi
 
TRAINING YOUR EYE: A NEW PERSPECTIVE
Tuesdays 1-4 pm
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7
Catherine Nash
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers