Four- to Six-Week Art Classes at Craft Alliance in Grand Center (Up to 53% Off). Three Class Options Available.

Grand Center

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  • $69 for a six-week clay, fiber, or graphics class (up to $139 value)
  • $79 for a four- to six-week woodturning class (up to $168 value)
  • $99 for a six-week metals class ($208 value)

This Groupon does not include the cost of materials, which ranges from approximately $20 to $55 per class. For complete details, check out the catalog of classes.

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design

Fire. Hammers. A pottery wheel. Some of humanity’s most elemental and primitive tools, yet into the 21st century they remain. And Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Director Of Education Programs, Luanne Rimel, attests that they’re some of the coolest. With each season’s catalog of classes, some of the most popular, according to Rimel, let students play with fire, hammer metal into jewelry, or shape a lump of clay into something as fundamentally beautiful as a baby seal mimicking the Mona Lisa’s wry smirk.

At Craft Alliance, the focus is art in all its forms. Whether the tool is the raw flame fusing cut copper or a Mac loaded with Photoshop image-editing software, the intention to inspire and to create remains the same. Its two locations schedule seasonal terms with four- to six-week classes, as well as intensive workshops and children’s classes. Guiding each student along his or her adventure, skilled faculty instruct from experience. Most are working artists who exhibit their work and who have reaped their experience from the trenches of the art world.

Craft Alliance is not just empowering people with knowledge; they are also helping people make mugs, bowls, wooden spinning tops, rings, rugs, and digital photo albums. Many of these things are practical and serve a functional purpose. But many do not—they’re just beautiful things, like vestigial tails. A good number of these pieces are created by hand and are meant to remind us, as Rimel remarked, that everyone can do something different from their everyday, workaday lives by adding beauty to a world that truly needs it.

The student and faculty artists are the backbone of the Craft Alliance community, which in 2014 celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Grand Center location represents a regeneration of an arts district already pillared by the Fabulous Fox Theatre, Powell Symphony Hall, and St. Louis University.

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    Grand Center

    501 N Grand Blvd.

    Saint Louis, Missouri 63103

    314-534-7528

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In a Nutshell

Artistic instructors teach students how to work with digital images, clay, fiber, wood, and metals

The Fine Print

Expires May 20th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required one week in advance. Registration begins 12/2/13 for members and 12/9/13 for non-members. All classes must be redeemed by expiration date. Classes must be used by the same person. Valid toward Winter I, Winter II, Spring, and Summer I sessions. Extra fee for materials and lab. Valid only at listed location. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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