Adult Programs

Art classes for adults 18 years and older

Whether you want to try something new or hone an existing skill, you will find dynamic, university-level instruction in a casual learning environment through Herron’s adult programs.

Adult classes meet on Saturday mornings for four weeks or Wednesday evenings for six weeks in the spring and fall. Summer artist workshops include non-degree and credit bearing programs that range from short 3-hour sessions to 10-day intensive coursework. Students must be 18 years or older to enroll.

Convenient metered parking is available at the Sports Complex Garage adjacent to Eskenazi Hall, and Indygo bus stop is located in front of Eskenazi Hall.

Fall 2017 adult classes

  • Saturday morning class sessions: 9–11 a.m. or 9- Noon
  • Wednesday evening class sessions: 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Adult Saturday Workshops

Laser Engraving


This two day workshop will focus on the use of the laser engraver/cutter as a creative tool. Workshop participants will work with both raster and vector graphics and learn the start to finish process of using this versatile tool for digital fabrication. 

Dates: Saturdays, September 23 & 30, 2017
Times: 9–Noon
Tuition: $125 (includes lab fee)

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Introduction to 3-D Printing


Learn the fundamentals of 3-D printing in Herron’s state-of the-art Think It Make It Lab with user-friendly software and extrusion based 3-D printers. You will be introduced to the 3-D model making processes including design, file preparation and the printing process. 

  • Dates: Saturdays, October 7–28, 2017
  • Times: 9–11 a.m.
  • Tuition: $225 (includes lab fee)

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Advanced 3-D Printing


Move past the fundamentals and discover more of what 3-D printing has to offer. This course is a continuation of our Introduction to 3-D course and will allow participants to learn more about the process and their own path of discovery. Assignments in this course are self directed with support from our faculty.

Dates: Saturdays, October 7–28, 2017
Times: 9–11 a.m.
Tuition: $225 (includes lab fee)


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Adult evening classes

Watercolor Painting


Discover the fluidity and vibrancy of medium with a strong presence and rich history in art. Students in this course will be taken through the steps and techniques employed in the medium of watercolor. Lessons will take place in Herron’s studios and outside on the schools grounds.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, September 27– November 1, 2017
  • Times: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuition: $210 (Materials not included)
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Summer 2018 adult workshops

  • Summer session: TBD

Artist workshops

No currently scheduled courses

Enrollment begins July 20, 2017