Classes & Workshops

Weehawken Creative Arts runs classes year round for both adults and youth. Spanning everything from creative arts to movement arts, Weehawken offers a range of classes and workshops to meet your needs. View a full list below of upcoming classes, and filter by type.

Needs Based Scholarships are available for youth classes and workshops. All schoalrship applications must be received 2 weeks prior to class start for consideration. Apply HERE for a needs based scholarship.


Intro To Art Mediums Series for Adults with Anne Hockenberry

Intro To Art Mediums Series for Adults with Anne Hockenberry

Thursdays 10 am-12:30 pm, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25

Join instructor Anne Hockenberry as she teaches the basics of art mediums, a different medium each week (or each month).

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Learning from the Masters Homeschool Art

Learning from the Masters Homeschool Art

Tuesdays, April 2-May 7, 9:00-10:30 am at MRD Field House

Join instructor Anne Hockenberry as she teaches the techniques of art masters throughout history.

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Mini Makers Art Hour with Claudia Brauer

Mini Makers Art Hour with Claudia Brauer

Mondays, 10:00-11:00 am beginning April 8 at Weehawken Ridgway

Little Artists will create and experiment with exciting materials to weekly changing topics and stories.

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Art Babies with Claudia Brauer

Art Babies with Claudia Brauer

Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 am beginning April 9 at Weehawken Ridgway

Do you want to have the best playdate ever while learning how to do some fantastic process based art projects with your baby or toddler? In this sensory and experience based art class you and your child will have a blast dumping, pouring, shaking, mixing and painting.

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Mr. G's Jamboree!

Mr. G's Jamboree!

Thursdays, 3:45-4:45 pm at Sherbino Theater

Session 1: April 11- May 2

Session 2: May 9-30

With kindness and team building in mind, Mr. G's Jamboree will include: Singing, dancing, creative dramatics, and loads of fun!

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Intro to Acting for Adults with Heather Nicolson Hughes

Intro to Acting for Adults with Heather Nicolson Hughes

April 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

This workshop will explore all aspects of what goes into being an actor.

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ARTbar: Umbrellas and April Showers

ARTbar: Umbrellas and April Showers

April 16, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! April Showers bring May flowers and with this, bright red umbrella art.

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Easter Art Afternoon

Easter Art Afternoon

Sunday, April 21. 12:00-1:30 pm at Ouray Community Center

Join Weehawken Creative Arts for an afternoon of family art for all ages before the Easter Egg Hunt in Ouray Park.

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Spring Cleaning with Detoxifying Herbs with Sheila Manzagol

Spring Cleaning with Detoxifying Herbs with Sheila Manzagol

May 4, 9:00 am-5:00 pm at 610 Arts Collective

Spring is the natural time to detoxify and refresh our bodies. Come aid this process through beneficial and gentle detoxifying herbs and get ready to move into spring and summer with a renewed body, mind and spirit.

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ARTbar: Lovebirds in Springtime

ARTbar: Lovebirds in Springtime

May 21, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Fall in love with these sweet bird silhouettes in the springtime.

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Swashbuckling Shakespeare Theatre Camp

Swashbuckling Shakespeare Theatre Camp

June 3-14, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Help your young performer find a love for Shakespeare with a fun 2 week camp that mixes the literary classics with stage combat choreography.

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Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

June 21-23, 2019 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Learn to collage birds and flowers in mixed media with Elizabeth St. Hilaire. St. Hilaire has earned Signature Member status with the National Collage Society and crisscrosses the country several times a year to take her painted paper tidbits on the road. 

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Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Tuesday, July 2nd, 1:00-3:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

The Second City's Improv for Beginners focuses on teaching the building blocks of improvisation to adults with little to no experience as they have a great time learning and playing with our touring company members.

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Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

August 2-4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Paint “outside the box” by learning to abstract, finding positive and negative shapes, exaggerating color, and experimenting.

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Wire Sculpture with Gary Chaffin

Wire Sculpture with Gary Chaffin

August 6-8 at Weehawken Ridgway

Join wire sculpting artist Gary Chaffin for a multi day experience in the world of wire art!

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Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

September 12, 4:00-5:30 pm at Sherbino Theater.

What is it in a story – whether it be a fairytale, a historical event or a recent news item – that makes it worthy of a song?

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Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

September 21-22, 8:00 am-4:00 pm at various Ouray County locales

Nature and landscape photography transcends "pretty postcards" when made by creatively engaged photographers who understand their motivations, subjects, and tools.

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Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

October 12 & 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

The combination of mixing, additive and reductive as well as the chemistry of all can sometimes be daunting.

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Karate

Karate

We offer unlimited monthly classes, with tuition due the 1st of the month. Mondays in Ouray, 5pm all ages and the same schedule on Thursdays in Ridgway, students may attend either or both! You may purchase a monthly pass or a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month at a discount. Payment is DUE on the 1st of the month without exception. Drop-in available at $20 per class, due AT THE TIME of class.

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Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

610 Arts Collective

Primary staff office
610 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman St
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150