Workshops and Masterclasses at the GAC

Hone your artistic skills and join the local arts community by participating in a masterclass or workshop at the Georgetown Art Center. These opportunities are offered throughout the year by experts in the field of fine arts through our local education program, as well as by artists featured in the gallery exhibits and giftshop!

Register Now for the Summer Workshop Series

Summer Workshop Series

4 Instructors | 4 Mediums | 4 Classes: Register Here

Take all four classes for $410 or sign up for a single class!

Acrylic with Sue

July 21| 12-4pm| $120

Spend the day with Sue Bishop, one of our long-term giftshop artists, while she teaches you how to create acrylic abstracted figures. Supplies required.

Watercolor with Joanna

July 28 | 12-4pm | $120

Meet Joanna Karnas-Liu, one of our new giftshop artists, as she shares her techniques for creating watercolor cherry blossoms. Supplies required.

Printmaking with Matt

August 4 | 12-4pm | $120 + $35 Supply Fee

Work with Matt Bagley, a printmaker and papermaker, to learn the tips, tricks, and techniques for creating a two-color linocut. Supply fee of $35 required.

Baskets with Judy

August 11 | 2-4pm | $75

Learn from Judy King, Reimagining Exhibit Artist, on how to incorporate repurposed and recycled materials into beautiful baskets. Supplies included. (demonstration style class)

See document for more information on Artists, Workshops, and materials: 2024 Summer Workshop Series Information and Materials

*Please note that classes may be cancelled if registration minimum is not met one week prior to class date*

Past Events:

Print Austin 5×5

January 20-21, 2024 | $230 |Ages 18+

Large Scale Woodcut on MDF: A PrintAustin Steamroller Event

Taught by Alfonso Huerta and in collaboration with Flatbed Press, this workshop will teach participants the fundamentals of large format woodcuts. Using cabinetry grade MDF, Huerta will cover the fundamentals of relief imagery: what elements make the most successful graphic relief image, how to transfer your image to your block, how to hand print with precise registration, and how to care for tools. Relief woodcut is a great introduction to printmaking! Participants will have time to practice their skills on a 6″ x 9″ MDF block before they jump to their larger block. This workshop is in preparation for PrintAustin’s steamroller event that will be held on February 3rd, 2024 in the street outside the Georgetown Art Center.

Workshop price includes ink for the workshop, brayers, barens, a 6×9 test block, and carving tools (for the class only, students will need to get their own carving tools in order to finish their larger block outside of the workshop).

**Student must supply their own cabinetry grade MDF board for the steam roller event, (sized 24″ x 30″ x 1/2″ thick) as well as carving tools to finish the larger block outside of the workshop in preparation for the steamroller event. A good carving tool set for beginners can be fount at this link.

Cost for 2 full workshop days: $230 and includes the fee to participate in the Steamroller event; Space is limited to 10 participants, so this workshop will fill up quickly! Age limit is 18+.


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