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Holiday Hours May Change




Muskie Love

July 15 - 31

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Muskie Love Jul 15 - Jul 31 LEARN MORE

Find out more about auditions.

Dance - Theater - Visual Arts!

June 27 - August 12


The Elvis Show

June 18 & 19

Colleen Raye's

Symphony at the Cinema

June 25 & 26

St. Croix Valley Opera Cabaret Night May 21 LEARN MORE
The Elvis Show Jun 18 - Jun 19 LEARN MORE
Colleen Raye's Symphony at the Cinema Jun 25 - Jun 26 LEARN MORE
Art Classes
Music Lessons
Dance and Movement Classes

Art Classes


A new perspective. Beyond creating compelling works of art, you will expand your interests and skill sets in visual expression. From painting to pottery, each class is an opportunity to realize your vision.

Art Classes 500 x 300

Figure Drawing Co-op

Ages 18 and older

Sundays, May 15 & 22, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21

1– 3 p.m.

The Phipps Figure Drawing Co-op provides visual artists the opportunity to work independently and achieve self-improvement in a safe environment on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Enjoy life drawing with fellow artists from the St. Croix River Valley and across the Twin Cities. We employ professional drawing models. Sessions facilitated by a Phipps Visual Arts Council member.

Fee: $50 for series of 6, or $10 per session
Pottery On The Wheel 3

Open Studio

Ages 18 and older

Eight Weeks, from Monday, June 13 through Saturday, August 6:

Fee: $149

Open studio is available to adults who want to practice their wheel throwing and hand-building skills. Participants must have taken an 8-week ceramics course at the Phipps within the last 3 years or seek special permission from the Studio Manager, no instruction will be provided during this 8-week session. Participants will receive 10 hours of studio access per week, one 25lb bag of clay, access to pottery wheels, clay tools, kiln firing and glazes (additional bags of clay can be purchased for $20 each). Studio participants must sign up for timeslots on a weekly basis in order to secure a wheel to work on. Class size is limited to nine.

Phipps pottery on the wheel

Beginning/Intermediate Pottery on the Wheel

Ages 14 through adult

Eight Mondays, April 4 – May 23

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Fee: $229

Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter’s wheel. For the intermediate potter, this class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques. All students will be supported by the instructor in developing the skills they would like to work on; and if they are unsure, the instructor has many ideas. Having a mix of skill levels in class makes for a fun and diverse learning environment. Class size is limited to nine. **Students will also receive 8 hours of studio access per week to work on projects independently. Studio participants must sign-up for timeslots on a weekly basis to secure a wheel to work on.

Phipps pottery on the wheel

Handbuilding 101

Ages 14 through adult

Four Tuesdays, April 19 – May 10

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Fee: $115

In this class students will learn how to make pottery without the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will learn a variety of handbuilding techniques including pinch, coil, and slab, as well as basic surface decoration techniques. This class is a great option for people who want to make functional pottery but don’t want to use a pottery wheel. Open to all skill levels. Students will receive 8 hours of studio time per week to work on projects independently.

Birdhouse Vase

Springtime Fairy Houses

Instructor: Anjelica Kinney

Age 6 – 14

Saturday May 21


Fee: $32

Students will be guided through the process of making their own fairy house to celebrate the springtime. Students will make and decorate their projects, instructor will coat with a clear glaze, and they will be finished and available to be picked up 1-2 weeks after the class.