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Classes & Workshops for Adults
Ages 15 & Up

Hockaday members receive 10% off of their class/workshop registrations.
Registration Methods
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Still Life for Landscape Painters
Nicholas Oberling

Printable Registration Form
February 4 - 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This workshop addresses the question of how an artist maintains their momentum from a season of plein air work when it's too cold to paint outdoors. Artists paint from still lifes that are composed of elements that can build on and improve your painting of landscapes. The two-day course involves painting three separate still lifes each day. Each lesson concentrates on developing composition and light effect, with an eye to drawing parallels with landscape composition along the way. Past masters of landscape painting will be cited throughout the course. A supply list will be provided to workshop students.

Cost for 2-session workshop: Members/$216, Non-members/$240
Nicholas Oberling
Nicholas Oberling
Egg Decorating
Kathy Martin

Printable Registration Form
Saturdays, March 11 & 18
1:00 – 4:00 PM

Participants create decorated eggs using beeswax and dyes. Step-by-step instruction for creating traditional Pysanky designs are provided, as well as hints for creating personal designs. Students learn to use a kistka to draw melted wax designs, how to apply dyes, remove wax, and add finishing touches. Two to three emptied eggs are needed for the class. Students providing their own eggs are reminded to use small holes when blowing out egg contents. Blown eggs may be pre-ordered from the instructor at a cost of $3 each. All other materials and tools will be provided for in-class use.

Cost for 2-session workshop: Members/$45, Non-members/$50
Pysanky Easter Eggs
Pysanky Easter Eggs
A Timeless Legacy - Women Artists of Glacier National Park
Kathy Martin

Sign up through the PIRnet
Code 6880
Tuesday, April 25
5:00 – 8:00 PM

A Timeless Legacy honors all the women who came, and continue to come, to paint in one of the most ruggedly beautiful and culturally rich locations in Montana. While many male artists were rewarded with fame and financial success for their work in Glacier National Park, women artists and their contributions are relatively unknown. This project began as a 2015 Hockaday Museum of Art exhibition and was expanded to include a book and documentary film. It shines new light on paintings obscured by time, bringing long overdue acknowledgement to these women and their important role in expanding the artistic legacy of Glacier National took to paint both the grandeur of the park and the people who lived there. It brings long overdue acknowledgement to these women and their important role in expanding the artistic legacy of Glacier National Park.

All participants will receive an education packet that includes the book, DVD, art reproductions, map and related lesson plans.

Teachers are eligible for 3 PIR credits.
A Timeless Legacy

Cancellations & Refunds

  • Due to costs for materials, instructors and staff, the Hockaday Museum has established a cancellation and refund policy per workshop.  Please review the workshop's registration form for specifics.

Additional Information

  • You may pre-register for classes by calling 406.755.5268. Participant's place in workshop is guaranteed upon receipt of full payment.
  • Art classes are always fun and sometimes messy! Participants are advised to dress accordingly.



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