Available Classes:

Check out the calendar for class dates and times!

If you'd like to take a class, fill out the registration form below.  You can pay at the bottom of the form or in person at MAA

Backyard Bird Photography Tips


April 13, 9-12 

Time to prepare for the annual spring arrival of migrating birds that combine with the resident birds that show up in our yards.

Learn tips and tricks on how to attract birds, setting up for the shot and use of blinds to get those one-of-a-kind shots. Learn from who has made many mistakes and has learned over the years how take photos that you will cherish for years to come.

Mother's Day Silk Scarf Painting Class


Cost: Class $30/Supplies $30

Below are other classes offered. Check above for scheduled classes.

Wood Turning 

We are honored to announce that Brian Greene has begun teaching his first-class!  In this class, students are taught how to make a wooden bowl using a lathe. For more information, call or email the Monroe Art Arts Association or sign up for the above. These are very small classes.  So, sign up at the arts center and the instructor will contact you to schedule a class.

Class Fee: $65

Watercolor Painting

Learn the basics of watercolor painting with Jim Kavanagh and/or Kathy Heintz, both noted watercolor artists!

Wood Carving

This three course sequence will have you learning the basics of wood carving.  You'll start with a block and end up with a little creature!



Have you ever wanted to learn how to needle felt? The Monroe Arts Association is excited to offer an afternoon needle felting workshop taught by Anne Marie Cole and Layle McCord. In this class you will learn how to make a bumblebee or a butterfly. 

Class Fee: $30

Material Fee: $20

Tile Making

     In this class, you'll learn the basics of shaping and decorating tiles to be fired.

Class Fee: $TBD

Mixed Media Class

Learn how to integrate a variety of materials into one stunning masterpiece!

Fees: $35

English Paper Piecing Hand Quilting

English Paper Piecing (Epp) is  a hand quilting method that uses small pieces of fabric attached to a paper shape with glue or traditional thread basting.  The papers allow the maker to use a variety of leftover fabric types, giving you a stable structure as you sew.  As it is handwork, once prepared, the pieces  can be stitched together in your free time.

January 20th, 2024 9-11 or 1

Cost: $30

Paint and Chug

This class takes place at the Alpine Tavern where we have a couple beverages and make art.  The subject varies but the fun is consistent.  $40