Instructor: Katy Walls

In this workshop Katy discusses and demonstrates the techniques for mounting two-dimensional artwork, the differences between archival and acidic materials, as well as some museum standard preservation methods. Students are encouraged to bring their projects to the first session to discuss the individual and specific needs of the art. All tools and some supplies are included in the course – students will receive a supply list tailored for each individual project on the first night of class. The second session will be entirely focused on project assembly.
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Wednesdays [2 weeks] October 7 and 14: 7:00 – 9:00pm  

Skill Level: Open to all skill levels

Prerequisites: None

Class fee:     NC State Students – $40     Public – $65      Register for this class»



Instructor: Thomas Way

An introductory darkroom class! Capture light and motion on film using SLR cameras. Bring your own camera or use a Crafts Center loaner. Students will process their exposed film and spend the remainder of this class camped out in the darkroom exploring the traditional B and W printing process. Class fee includes film, photographic paper and chemistry used during class.

Saturday, October 17: 1:00 – 3:30pm

Wednesdays [4 weeks] October 21 – November 11: 7:00 – 9:30pm   

Skill Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $100     Public – $155      Register for this class»

[Class includes a PUNCH CARD and eligibility for a CLASS PASS]



Instructor: Jeannene Matthews

photographing artwork_storyblock_imageNow that you’ve completed your masterpiece it’s time to show it off! This workshop teaches you the ins and outs of proper product photography so that you can share your work online and build your artist portfolio. Please bring two of your own pieces to class to photograph [maximum dimension 30 inches in any direction].
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Section B: Saturday, October 3: 2:00 – 4:00pm

Skill Level: Open to all skill levels

Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $25     Public – $50      Register for this class»



Instructor: Jeannene Matthews

An online class via Zoom! Whether you’re taking pictures with a phone, DSLR, or digitizing negatives, this retouching class will improve your knowledge of the basic edits you make to your photos. No photographic experience required! This four week course will cover the essentials of correcting light and color, then explore the more creative editing practices that are simple, but impressive! We will cover the majority of tools available in the popular image software Adobe Lightroom, and briefly visit Photoshop. You will learn to manipulate photos to fit your sense of style, from light and airy to dark and moody! Students will need access to Lightroom and 6 photos to retouch – Adobe Lightroom is free to download on mobile devices.
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Fridays [4 weeks] September 18 – October 9: 6:30 – 8:30pm

Skill Level: Open to all skill levels

Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $40      Public – $75      Register for this class»

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Most of our classes fill quickly so there is often a wait list. Late notice cancellations require considerable processing and labor to try and fill the reserved seat. Therefore, cancellations under 10 days are not able to be refunded unless we can fill the space.
• If cancellation occurs 10 or more days prior to the start of a class, a 75% refund of payment will be issued; 25% of payment is assessed for processing charge.
• If cancellation occurs less than 10 days prior to the start of a class, a refund cannot be issued unless the space can be filled. If the space is able to be filled, a 50% refund of  payment will be issued.
If you find you need to cancel out of a class you have registered for, you must drop the class via Reporter», our new online registration system

Cancellation requests will not be accepted at the main desk or via phone or email.


To receive an optimal experience and get the most out of the class, attendance is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.

Wait Lists

Names are accepted on waiting lists via Reporter» after a class is full until the day the class begins.  Wait lists are only valid for the current semester’s class – wait lists are not carried over to the next semester.