Classes are available for a wide variety of interests such as fine arts, knitting, woodcarving, quilting, languages, Bible study, and more. Classes are free to MMC Members unless otherwise noted. Sign up at MMC Member Services. 302-734-1200 x167.
Instructor: Phyllis Shier.
Work with a variety of mediums. You do not need to have any special talent to enjoy the artistic experience of this class. All levels are welcome. Materials needed: sketch pad, pencils, eraser, watercolors, and watercolor paper. FEE:MMC Members - $5 per class or purchase an art card ($20 for 6 classes). Non-members - $8 per class. 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 10 a.m. - noon in the Art Room.
Instructor: Winifred Way.
Learn the fundamentals of drawing - basic shapes, lines and shadows. Learn perspective to give the right height, width and depth of an object. Classes meet in 6 week sessions in Activity Room 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. Cost is $60 for members and $80 for non-members. Supplies needed are a 12" x 18" pad of newsprint and two #8B drawing pencils. Check for next start date and sign up at Member Services.
Instructor: Carol Lettieri.
Learn the basics and creative techniques of watercolor painting. Workshops are held each month. Cost is $7 per session for MMC Members; $10 for non-members. Cost does not include supplies. A supply list is provided at time of registration. The next workshop is Aug. 16, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sign up at Member Services.
Instructor: Diane Cook.
Learn skills such as card layout, structure and stamping techniques. Try out the newest tools and materials. All supplies and tools are provided to create up to three cards per class session. Classes meet monthly on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #1. Each session is $7 for members and $10 for non-members. Register at Member Services at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your spot.
Join Diane Cook, a certified Copic Marker instructor, at this new nine session class teaching the use of Copic (alcohol ink) markers. Each class meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #1. The sixth of this nine class session is Aug. 15 and it's not too late to join. A variety of flowers are used each month to teach color blending. Students leave with one complete card each class. Each class is $7 for MMC members and $10 for non-members and this covers the use of all supplies to create one card. Sign up at least 24 hours in advance so enough supplies are prepared. Sign up at MMC Member Services. If you have any questions about the class, call Diane Cook at (302) 734-0572.
A gathering of woodcarving hobbyists. Bring your latest completed project, pattern ideas and projects to work on in the welcoming company of others who share your interest. Participating group in the National Eagle Cane Project. Free for MMC Members. Annual dues of $25 for non-members over the age of 50 who would like to join. Thursdays, 9 a.m. in the Art Room.
The Forrest Ave. Quilters meet to work on projects and share ideas about quilting. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. in the Art Room. Free for MMC Members.
The Twisted Stichers meets Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. in Activity Room 8. All items are donated to different charities including Bayhealth, the Veterans Home in Milford, and World Vision. This group is Free to MMC members.
Edie Hobbs offers a basic Beginner and specialized crochet skill classes. Classes are $6 an hour. Call Edie at 302-383-7741 to schedule.
Instructor: Gilda Jennings.
Class meets monthly on the third Friday in the Painted Star gift shop at MMC (entrance located behind the Member Services desk). Each class is $17 for members and $25 for non-members and includes all supplies. A sample is of the monthly project is available at Member Services. You must sign up at Member Services at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your spot. A minimum of 4 participants is required.