Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

At AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center, and in schools, libraries and community centers, we offer creative opportunities for all people of ages and abilities.

We offer classes and workshops in:

  • Music 
  • Visual Arts - papermache puppet and mask making, pottery and clay sculpture, drawing, sewing
  • Yoga
  • Permaculture and community resiliency

If you are interested in our classes check out our current offerings below, sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. You can also reach out directly to schedule a class or workshop at your location.  Janice is available to teach private and group lessons. Contact her here.



Drawing Basics

with Janice Walrafen | Montpelier Senior Center Art Room | 10 Thursdays, starts October 5 | 1:00-3:00pm | Open to public Ages 18+ | $75 member/ $150 public / Call MSAC to register: 802-223-2518  
Have you always wanted to draw, but not known where to begin? Do you love to draw, but need to set time aside to do it? This is a great beginner and refresher class. Most often working from life, each class introduces a different skill or lens to draw from including contour, value, color, perspective, foreshortening, portraits, proportions, composition, and more. Great foundational skill building and enjoyable time spent drawing.


Drawing Nature

with Janice Walrafen | Montpelier Senior Activities Center | 10 Mondays, starts October 2 | 1:00-3:00pm | Open to public / Ages 18+ | $75 member/ $150 public / Call MSAC to register: 802-223-2518  

In this class we will look closely at nature's shapes and forms, step back to see the field of pattern, light, and shadow, and explore the transformation of plants. Using pencil, pen, and charcoal, we will draw from life  and photos that students bring in. Open to all abilities. We will meet outdoors as weather permits and indoors when needed at MSAC.


Handbuilding with Clay

with Janice Walrafen | Montpelier Senior Center Art Room | 10 Mondays, starts October 2 | 3:30-5:30pm | Open to public Ages 18+ | $75 member / $150 public | Clay, glaze and firing are paid to instructor $20 per 1/2 bag of clay. / Call MSAC to register: 802-223-2518  

This is an introductory class in the art of hand building in clay. Whether making functional pottery or sculptural pieces, we will use basic techniques such as using coils, slabs, molds, and pinch-pot methods to create pieces in accordance with individual interest. Clay is a fun, flexible material to create just about anything you can imagine. Janice has been working in clay her entire life. Her mother was a potter and Janice is a clay artist making tiles, sculptures, and vessels from slabs.


Clay Class for All

With Janice Walrafen / at AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center / 8 Tuesdays, starts October  3 / 4:00 - 5:30pm / Open to all abilities and ages five and up / $ 230 per person includes clay, glaze and firings.

This class is open to individuals and families to come to the clay studio and play with clay. Each week a different technique will be taught and there will be plenty of time for one's own creative ideas and projects. To register contact Janice here.


Lantern Workshop for Enchanted Forest 

With Janice Walrafen / at Montpelier Parks' shop in Hubbard Park  / Tuesday and Friday - October 10 & 13/ Time TBA /Open to all ages 10 and up / Free

To light out the evening for Enchanted Forest we are making paper lanterns nd you are invited to come and make them to be hung in the trees for the Weekend of October 20-21. you can take them home after the event is over. If you are interested in participating contact us here.