Oklahoma Contemporary
A pair of faces in masks look at the camera with pottery in progress behind them

One-Off Workshops

Hang out at Studio School for an afternoon or evening of grown-up fun. No art skills needed, but you can flex those social muscles as you pick up a new art-making skill. 21+ only, please. All supplies are included!

When signing up for a class, all students agree to abide by the policies set forth in the Student Handbook.


Interested in more than a single-night course? See our full class and workshop list here.

Thursday Night Workshop | Watercolor Landscapes

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2022
  • Cost $45
  • Location Main Building | Mary L. Clements Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

This fun workshop explores the basics of painting landscapes using watercolors. Bring a photograph, and artist Jenny Elton will guide you in painting someplace you’ve been and want to remember or someplace you’ve never been but want to visit! No experience necessary.

Registration closes July 1.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is July 14.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Make a Ceramic Lemonade Pitcher

  • Date 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Marissa Childers
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
A white ceramic pitcher with light blue flowers

Stop drinking summer beverages from a sweaty plastic jug. Join artist Marissa Childers, recently named a 2022 emerging artist by Ceramics Monthly, to create a one-of-a-kind ceramic lemonade pitcher. This fun workshop introduces basic hand building techniques and requires no experience! You can pick up your glazed and fired pitcher a few weeks later.

Registration closes July 8.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is July 21.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Press Mold Cups

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
Two clay cups with cactus and flower designs

Create a one-of-a-kind cup in this fun workshop that introduces basic ceramic hand building skills. Build something out of clay, meet new people and remind your fingers they can do more than scroll. You can pick up your glazed and fired cup a few weeks later.

Registration closes July 15.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is July 28.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Make a Ceramic Garden Planter

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Marissa Childers
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Don’t buy another boring garden planter — make a custom one! Join artist Marissa Childers, recently named a 2022 emerging artist by Ceramics Monthly, to create a one-of-a-kind ceramic garden planter. Have fun learning basic hand building skills while socializing and meeting new people. You can pick up your glazed and fired planter a few weeks later.

Registration closes July 22.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is August 4.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Fabric Tattoos

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022cla
  • Cost $45
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Darci Lenker
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
A bird and two starts stitched on white fabric

Join amazing artist Darci Lenker for a fun night of tattooing your clothes! Bring an item of clothing that needs some perking up (or a cotton tote, blanket, towel, napkin, sheet or tablecloth), and add some extra flash to your stuff. Old stuff will look new, and new stuff will be look better. Learn basic embroidery stitches and customize whatever you bring with an illustration or saying. No experience necessary!

Registration closes July 29.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is August 11.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Make a Ceramic Fruit Bowl

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Marissa Childers
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Maybe your berries wouldn’t mold so quickly if they had a nicer home? Join artist Marissa Childers, recently named a 2022 emerging artist by Ceramics Monthly, to create a one-of-a-kind ceramic fruit bowl. No experience necessary! Have fun, socialize and learn basic ceramic hand building techniques — and pick up your glazed and fired bowl a few weeks later.

Registration closes August 5.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is August 18.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Ceramic Decals

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022
  • Cost $45
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
A white plate with images of a panda, an elephant, a lion, butterflies and a tractor

Make everyone in your office jealous. Drink coffee and eat snacks from a one-of-a-kind dish and cup decorated with ceramic decals. Decals are like permanent stickers and they range from elegant to oddball — just like you. No experience necessary. If you can use scissors, you can apply decals. Pick up your fired cup and plate a few weeks later!

Registration closes August 12.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is August 25.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Make a Blank Book

  • Date 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Sylvie Mayer
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
Handbound books on a table with a pair of hands holding an additional book

Create a custom blank book for sketching, scheming, scrapbooking or keeping lists about how everything would be better if you ran the world. No experience necessary!

Registration closes August 19.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is Sept 1.

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Workshop | Botanical Papermaking

  • Date 12-4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 27-28, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Emma Difani
  • Age Requirements 16+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Create beautiful handmade paper from plants and flowers! This two-day workshop teaches you how to create pulp, shape and size sheets, embed botanicals and utilize natural dyes. Finish the workshop with a stack of custom paper perfect on its own or to use for painting, drawing or decorating. No experience necessary.

Registration closes August 20.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.

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Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Location

Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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