Art Classes & Workshops

Art Classes and Workshops

Take an art class or sign up for a workshop taught by local and regional makers and artists! Get involved in ways to explore and get your hands on new applications of traditional arts. We've partnered with local instructors to previously offer classes and workshops in stained glass, fashion design, eco-dyeing, sewing and textiles, and so much more! All sessions will take place in the Maker Labs or in the Maker Playground makerspace at the Fishers Parks HQ, 8100 E. 106th Street, in Fishers. See a full list of current offerings below for varying ages below:

Eco Dye Throw Pillow

Eco-Dye Throw Pillow (2-day)

December 6 and 7 | 6:30 to 9 p.m. | Ages 13+

Learn to eco dye with natural materials. On the first day of this 2-day workshop, you will create your throw pillow shape and design! On the second day you will stuff and sew up your pillow with hand sewing. All supplies are included. Ages 13 and older only.

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Block Print Wrapping Paper Pop-Up

Block Print Wrapping Paper Pop-Up

December 7 and 8 | 5 to 8 p.m. | All ages

We've got a pop-up event coming your way Wednesday, December 7, at Holland Park and Thursday, December 8, at Billericay Park, both from 5 to 8 p.m. Pop into one of the two dates and block print your own wrapping paper!


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Marbling Ornament and Custom Card Workshop

Marbling Ornament & Custom Card Workshop

Welcome to Sewful Cheryl's Gift Making Series! Learn the art of marbling! Participants will get two large ornaments, two small ornaments, and four 5x7” cardstock paper to create their own beautiful designs. All materials are included. This is an all-age event; Younger children will need to have an adult with them.

Friday, December 9
Choose one of three sessions.

  • 5 to 6 p.m.
  • 6 to 7 p.m.
  • 7 to 8 p.m.

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Pom Pom Workshop

Pom Pom Workshop

Saturday, December 10 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Ages 8-13

Give the gift of handmade this season. Learn how to make pom poms for home décor accents or gift-giving embellishments in this workshop.

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Macraweave Workshop

Macraweave Workshop

Saturday, December 10 | 3 to 6 p.m. | Ages 13+

The same day as our Pom Pom Workshop, a secondary fiber arts workshop in macrame weaving is available for those 13 and older! Give the perfect, handmade decor item this season, or make one for your own home.

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Holiday Wreath Workshop

Holiday Wreath Workshop

December 12 | 6 to 8 p.m. | AgriPark

Dress up your door for the winter season with fresh, winter greenery. This two-hour class will walk you through creating a beautiful wreath for your home using unique bundles of a variety of fir, pine, and spruce trees.

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Stained Glass for Beginners

Stained Glass for Beginners

December 27, 28, & 29 | Maker Playground

During this fun and informative class, learn the process of creating stained glass from start to finish, using the copper-foil technique. This class is an opportunity for you to try something you’ve always wondered about without the need to purchase any equipment, tools or supplies, as we supply everything you will need to create your project. You don’t need any experience, just enthusiasm and a willingness to try something new. In this workshop, you'll learn how to cut glass, apply the copper foil, and solder your piece together, and by the end, you'll have your very own creation ready to take home with you!

Session Dates & Times

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. -or- 2 to 5 p.m. December 27
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. -or- 2 to 5 p.m. December 28
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. December 29

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Macraweave Workshop January 2023 IG

Macraweave Workshop

Saturday, January 14 | 1 to 4:30 p.m. | Ages 13+ | $85 per person

Our fiber arts workshop in macraweaving is returning and is available for those 13 and older! Learn the art of both macrame and weaving in this beautiful art form that lends itself nicely to home decor creations that you can make on your own! All supplies are included, but registrants are also welcome to bring materials they wish to incorporate into their piece. Registration required.

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Punch Needle Workshop

Punch Needle Workshop (2-day)

February 11 & 12 | 2 to 5 p.m. each day | Ages 12+ | $150 per person

The punch-needle technique is used to create wall hangings, purses, pillows, throw rugs, and so much more. In this two-day workshop, learn how to make your own punch-needle pillow cover or wall hanging. All materials will be provided. Registration required.

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Spring Break Art Camp (Morning)

April 3-7 | 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. | Ages 6-14 | $209 per person

Our spring break art camp is offered in partnership with the Indianapolis Art Center and are modeled after their acclaimed summer art camps. Led by a professional, teaching artist, campers will participate in a variety of art activities - including painting, drawing, and sculpting - each day. The week will conclude with a student-led art show for friends and family. All materials provided. Registration required.

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Spring Break Art Camp (Afternoon)

April 3-7 | 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. | Ages 6-14 | $209 per person

Our spring break art camp is offered in partnership with the Indianapolis Art Center and are modeled after their acclaimed summer art camps. Led by a professional, teaching artist, campers will participate in a variety of art activities - including painting, drawing, and sculpting - each day. The week will conclude with a student-led art show for friends and family. All materials provided. Registration required.

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