Adult Workshops

Notice: Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year.  To become a member or to renew a membership click HERE.

Origami Fabric Boxes
With Linda Dunn
Thursday, 12/5, 1 -4 pm

12 05 Origami Fabric Boxes

Fabric artist Linda Dunn returns for another fun filled afternoon creating fabric origami boxes…no sewing required!  This class will feature holiday themed boxes which are perfect for gift giving, stowing away small treasures or display as a unique decorating accent.

Class instruction will walk you through the entire process from fabric selection & preparation to simple box construction progressing to more complex variations and finally creative embellishing ideas for that artistic touch.

Class fee includes all material and supplies to complete paper “mock ups” plus 1 fabric box. Additional prepared fabric sets will be available for purchase.

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Photography 101: How to Use Your New DSLR
With Adam Marland
Sat. 1/11, 1- 4 pm

WR Adam Marland class

Photography is nothing more than the art of capturing light, and your camera is simply a light trap. In this 3-hour course, you will learn the principles of photography, how to shoot in Manual modes, and the most important settings to understand on your new digital camera.

Adam Marland is an internationally known travel photographer. His work can be easily viewed at or in Gallery One.

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Get Social Media Fit
With Kelli Matthews
Friday, 1/24, 1 – 5 pm
$50 ($40 for non-profits)

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Join us for an interaction workshop to build your social media muscles! Building healthy social media for your business or non-profit doesn’t have to take a lot of time. With a good plan, a practical calendar, and some simple tools, you can be social media fit in 10 minutes a day (or less). Learn how!

Kelli Matthews, Sr. Instructor, University of Oregon & Managing Director, Verve Northwest Communications

Kelli has worked in public relations for nearly two decades. She’s a strategic communications professional with extensive experience providing counsel, researching, planning, implementing and evaluating communication initiatives. Her 15 years of teaching experience at the University of Oregon keeps her on the cutting edge of research and practice. Particular areas of focus include: digital strategy, media relations and crisis communications.
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Wednesday July 17
Lipbone Redding (Pranavam Das)


Pranavam Das (Lawrence “Lipbone" Redding) a devotee of Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati (Advaita Vedanta) and student of Dr. V. Balaji (Benares University), has performed at ashrams and devotional centers around the world. Venues include Kripalu Yoga Center, The Omega Institute, Sivananda Yoga Centers, Arsha Vidya Gurukulum and others. A full time professional touring musician and storyteller for the past 20 years, he often leads kirtans, Sonic and Pranic meditations as a form of spiritual devotion.
Expect an evening of chanting, breathing, meditation, Bhajan (devotional sing-along), the explanation of sanskrit mantras and stories from Hindu Mythology accompanied by music.
Bring a mat and/or pillows if you would like to sit on the floor.