Homeschool Classes

AVAILABLE HOMESCHOOL CLASSES

Fall Classes are now available, see list below

Homeschool Pinhole Photography Class for Parent and Child with Robert Kruithoff

Come learn photography the old fashioned way, in this 6-week class, with just a box...and a pinhole. The camera obscura has been around for centuries. Use the concept to construct your own pinhole camera and take really cool photographs with super low technology.  Participants will learn some basic dark room techniques that can be duplicated in your home.  This 6-week course provides an introduction to photography and print making that is safe and easy to get good results that makes this a fun activity to take with you through life!

When: Wednesdays, October 16th - November 20th, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Room 10A
Cost: $65 for one parent and one child. $10 for each additional participant

(inquire about scholarships when you register)

Robert Kruithoff is a local photographer who grew up in the Golden Triangle and Central Montana. He started his photography career at 9 years old with a Kodak Instamatic 110 camera. High School brought him some photojournalism training and the dark room, mixing chemicals and making prints. Always the picture taker at family events and an avid hobbyist, Robert began serious study to move onto a professional level 5 years ago.  His primary interests are landscape, portrait and fine art photography. Robert loves haring his knowledge and experience with others so they can improve their skills and enjoyment of the medium.

Homeschool Pottery Parent and Child Ceramic Workshops with Dino Pfaff (Youth 7yrs old and up)

This 4-week class will give the opportunity for a parent and child/children to work together with the wheel throwing process. You will learn throwing fundamentals for creating functional pottery. Bowls and cylindrical forms will be explored, as well as, trimming and glaze techniques. This class is an energetic and fun way for your family to gain knowledge of this historical technique of throwing clay to make something useful.

When: Thursdays, October 17th - November 7th, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Wheel Room
Cost: $60 for one parent and one child. $5 for each additional participant
(Includes clay, glazes and firings)
Class size: Minimum 5, Maximum 10

(inquire about scholarships when you register)

Dino Pfaff has 30 years of K-12 art teaching experience in multiple mediums here in the great state of Montana. His love and skill for pottery is evident in his teach style and works of art.   He has been teaching pottery classes here at the Paris Gibson Museum of Art for 4 years.

Homeschool Youth Pottery (Grades 4-12) with Dino Pfaff

This 6 week class will teach your child the basics of wheel throwing of functional pottery.  Bowls and cylindrical forms will be explored as well as trimming and glaze techniques.  This class is an energetic and fun way for your child to gain knowledge of this historical technique of throwing clay to make something useful.

When: Fridays, October 18th - November 22nd, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Wheel Room
Cost: $60 plus $10 supply fee
(Includes clay, glazes and firings)
Class size: Minimum 5, Maximum 10

(inquire about scholarships when you register)

Dino Pfaff has 30 years of K-12 art teaching experience in multiple mediums here in the great state of Montana. His love and skill for pottery is evident in his teach style and works of art.   He has been teaching pottery classes here at the Paris Gibson Museum of Art for 4 years.