Adult Offerings

Jewelry Techniques with
Art Clay Copper
Spring 2019, 10am-4pm

Tuition: $60 for RMA members, $70 for non-members
Minimum 6 students ages 14 +

Instructor: Cynthia Quesenberry, Senior Level Certified Instructor for All Metal Clay products, Award winning artist in metal Clay jewelry

This class is a new adventure in working with precious metal clay. Art Clay Copper is a great product especially formulated so that objects can be created and fired in the same day with outstanding results. Almost all of the same techniques and tools used for silver precious metal clay.  The techniques covered in this class include how to manipulate the clay using a variety of textures and molds, finishing, sanding techniques.

All supplies included to create a copper cuff bracelet: Art Clay Copper, PMC Tool Kits, variety of findings, stamps, textures, patinas, studio equipment for firing, polishing and tumbling. Bring a lunch.

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SAVE $10 on this class today with our 6 Month Membership Special
Just for the holiday season, we are offering a special 6-month individual membership for only $15. Please email for information.


ARTful Thursdays!

What do you get when you combine splashes of color, puddles of glue, and strokes of magic pencils? A big mess, a masterpiece, and one happy child! Led by former school art instructor and artist, Mary Jo Easterling, school aged children will have fun experimenting with a variety of artistic skills and techniques to create whimsical projects. Sessions often feature a famous artist and a bit of art history to go along with the projects of the day. Snacks, juice, and materials are provided at each session.

Ages: 7-12       Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Tuition for individual sessions: RMA Members $10 Nonmembers $15

Winter/Spring Schedule

January 31 – Flurries of Fun
Children will create snowflakes using plastic drinking straws and construction paper.

February 7 – Jim Dine Inspired Valentine
Thanks to pop artist Jim Dine children will celebrate Valentine’s Day in a thoughtful and artistic way. Oil pastel techniques will be used to make lots of fun!

March 7 – Let the Luck of the Irish be yours!
Students will make a shamrock stencil that will be printed on paper and fabric.

April 11 – Beautiful Butterflies
This art class is sure to fly by because children will have lots of fun dipping and dying paper to create a colorful butterfly!

May 2 – Surprise for Mom!
Children will surprise moms with a water color painting. Subject matter is a secret!

To register please contact: Rawls Museum Arts, 
Leigh Anne Chambers  (Director, RMA Gallery), (757) 653-0754
Address: 22376 Linden Street, Courtland, VA 23837


To add your name to our email list and to receive information
on upcoming classes and events, please email:

Leigh Anne Chambers, Director, at

Rawls Museum Arts
22376 Linden Street
Courtland, Virginia 23837
(757) 653-0754