Artability Workshops

Register for one or more People Incorporated Artability Workshops  

On this page you may sign up for multiple workshops by indicating the quantity attending for each workshop.  Classes are free and art supplies will be provided. For questions call Cathy at 651-288-3532 or email artability@peopleincorporated.org.

About the Artability Workshops  

Eligibility: All Artability workshops are free and open to adults (18+) who have a mental health diagnosis.
Your must register to attend. *ASL interpreter available upon request*
How to Sign Up: Sign up from this web page, or call 651-288-3532.
If you need to cancel, please notify us as soon as possible. Class size and supplies are limited.
Mailing List: Sign up for email updates! Contact artability@peopleincorporated.org to be added to our mailing list to hear when new workshops come out, receive updates on new opportunities for artists to exhibit or sell their work, and receive information on the 2015 Artability Show & Sale!

Check this page often as classes are periodically added to the schedule.

Click here for information about the Artability Art Show & Sale!

 

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2017 Papermaking, Sat, Sept 9th, 1-4pm
Join us for an afternoon of homemade papermaking with guest artist Libby London. We will get our hands dirty as we create our own paper from recycled materials. The paper we created will be nicely textural and great to use for future art projects. Please wear clothing that can get a little wet and dirty. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/9/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 - Group Project, Sunday, September 10, 1-4pm - Date Wrong on Mailer!
Please join us for an afternoon of art making and an ice-cream social. We will each create a piece of artwork that we will put together into a group project to be installed and exhibited at the 2017 Artability Show and Sale. During this 3-hour workshop, there will be two installation projects to choose from. Artists can choose to contribute to just one or both of the projects. If at the end of the workshop, you wish to keep your piece of the project instead of donating it, you may, but all donated pieces will be appreciated and included in the installation. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/10/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, St. Paul, Tues, Sept 12th, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/12/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

17 - Art on the Go - MIA, Tues, Sept 12, 3-4:30pm
Please join us at MIA with tour guide Jan Sedgewick. Jan has been giving tours there for 17 years and is still very in love with hosting visitors. The collection of art is quite extensive and there are many themes that can be addressed and discussed. She can tailor a tour to the group's desire, or we can meander the galleries and stop where there is interest. MIA has a website where you can look ahead and decide if there's something specific you'd like to see. Also, there are traveling exhibitions throughout the year, so there's always something new to discover. There will be more Artability On the Go outings and tours with Jan to come!
Note: Please arrive by 3:30. We will meet at the tables in the coffee shop on the 1st floor from 3:00-3:30. The walking portion of the tour will take place for 1 hour from 3:30-4:30. Wheelchairs are available- just ask the front desk when you walk in.
Single class scheduled on 9/12/2017 at 3:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, MPLS, Thursday, Sept 14, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/14/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 - Group Project, Sat, September 16th, 1-4pm - Date wrong on Mailer!
Please join us for an afternoon of art making and an ice-cream social. We will each create a piece of artwork that we will put together into a group project to be installed and exhibited at the 2017 Artability Show and Sale. During this 3-hour workshop, there will be two installation projects to choose from. Artists can choose to contribute to just one or both of the projects. If at the end of the workshop, you wish to keep your piece of the project instead of donating it, you may, but all donated pieces will be appreciated and included in the installation. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/16/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Creative Journaling, Sat, Sept 23, 1-4pm
In this monthly workshop, artists will explore forms of creative journaling. Each artist will receive an old book that they will reinvent into a journal by covering it with paintings, poems, collage, or drawings. Every week artists will be introduced to a new journaling medium or exercise. The format will provide an open environment for expression and reflection on past, present, and future. Over the course of the workshop, the book will become a work of art from cover to cover. These classes will take place on Saturdays in April. Artists are encouraged to attend all of the classes but not required!
Single class scheduled on 9/23/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, St. Paul, Tues, Sept 26th, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/26/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Color - Acrylic Paint, Sat, Oct 7th, 1-4pm
Join teaching artist, Gail Harbeck, to learn about color! This workshop will focus on the art and technique of mixing color. Artists will learn how to mix colors, make a color wheel and create a colorful acrylic painting.
Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/7/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, MPLS, Thursday, Sept 28, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 9/28/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

17 - Impressionism @ MIA, Tues, Oct 17, 3-4:30pm
Please join us at MIA with tour guide Jan Sedgewick as we learn about impressionism. On our tour, we will see impressionistic paintings and learn about how the artists lived and worked. We will discuss what characteristics make a painting impressionistic. Jan has been giving tours there for 17 years and is still very in love with hosting visitors. The collection of art is quite extensive and there are many themes that can be addressed and discussed.
Note: Please arrive by 3:30. We will meet at the tables in the coffee shop on the 1st floor until 3:30. The walking portion of the tour will take place for 1 hour from 3:30-4:30. Wheelchairs are available- just ask the front desk when you walk in.
Single class scheduled on 10/17/2017 at 3:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, Tues, Oct 10, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/10/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, Thurs, Oct 12th, 4-6om
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/12/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Color - Acrylic Paint, Sat, Oct 14th, 1-4pm
Join teaching artist, Gail Harbeck, to learn about color! This workshop will focus on the art and technique of mixing color. Artists will learn how to mix colors, make a color wheel and create a colorful acrylic painting.
Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/14/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, Tues, Oct 17, 4-6pm
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/17/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Watercolor, Thurs, Oct 19th, 4-6om
Join us for Watercolor classes to learn both basic and advanced watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. Continue to learn and grow in your Watercolor abilities. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged. Instructor Mike Conroy will work with each artist as they have questions and individualize teaching to each artists' level. Beginners and advanced artists welcome.
Single class scheduled on 10/19/2017 at 4:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

2017 Creative Journaling, Sat, Oct 21, 1-4pm
In this monthly workshop, artists will explore forms of creative journaling. Each artist will receive an old book that they will reinvent into a journal by covering it with paintings, poems, collage, or drawings. Every week artists will be introduced to a new journaling medium or exercise. The format will provide an open environment for expression and reflection on past, present, and future. Over the course of the workshop, the book will become a work of art from cover to cover. These classes will take place on Saturdays in April. Artists are encouraged to attend all of the classes but not required!
Single class scheduled on 10/21/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge

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People Incorporated Mental Health Services

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