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2023 Arts Academy Workshops
2023 Arts Academy Workshops

2023 Arts Academy Workshops

Choose one of our workshops & experienced teachers will lead hands-on instruction. Limited Class Sizes.

Time & Location

May - October 2023

Highland County, VA

About the event

Immerse yourself in learning a new skill through experienced teachers and hands-on learning while enjoying the tranquil environs of beautiful Highland County, Virginia.   

Additional Materials Fee may be required by Class Instructors- please check Workshop Description for more details. 


  • Photography: October 13- 15

    Sale ends: Oct 10, 11:00 PM

    A review of camera and composition basics, field work in the beautiful fall foliage of Highland County, with a show and critique of photographs taken in the field as a culminating activity. Time and weather permitting, we can experiment with the advanced techniques of HDR, panoramics, slow shutter, and perhaps even some astrophotography.

  • Barn Quilts: October 26 & 28

    Sale ends: Oct 19, 10:24 AM

    Workshop Summary: Participants will learn how to design and execute a 2x2’ barn quilt under the leadership of artist Margie Boesch. On Thursday morning, technique and design will be discussed and participants will then be given Friday to finalize patterns and colors on their own. Saturday morning will include transferring patterns to boards and painting experience so barn quilts can be finished by students at home.




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