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Art Classes and Workshops for Adults and Teens
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Throughout the ongoing pandemic, Montgomery College has prioritized the health and safety of its students and employees above all else. This spring will see a 50% return to on-campus classes. Class listings include a note on how the class will be structured where applicable. To continue receiving the most up-to-date information, please sign up for our email listnew window. We hope you join us this spring for a class!
Fall 2021 Catalog
Spring 2022 Catalog
Check out our Spring 2022 (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) catalog with both on-campus and remote offerings. Congratulations to Joyce Mason, who created the cover artwork Escaping the Pandemic.

Join us for affordable visual & performing arts classes taught online and in-person. We offer classes in drawing, painting, graphic design, video, photography, crafts, art history, dance, music, theater, and professional development. Professional artists teach all classes.

Community Arts classes are for artists and hobbyists 16 and up. Discounts are available on select classes for Maryland seniors 60 and up.

If you have any questions, feel free to email John Deamond new windowor call 240-676-1567.

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NOTE: Co-Listed Classes

Some of our classes are co-listed with credit classes. The two sections meet together, and students are held to the same expectations. The only differences are that non-credit students do not have to apply to the college, do not receive a final grade, and seniors can sign up at any time and receive a waiver. Co-listed classes usually have a small number of seats (2-5), so sign up early.

 

Spring 2022 Schedule

Visual Arts

Art History, Theory, and Professional Development

Go beyond the classroom and experience Art in DC, a course designed around field trips and firsthand meetings with art professionals. Gain a deeper understanding of our local art scene by visiting a dynamic range of museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions in the DC metro area.  Meet with curators, directors, educators, and more, learning about their perspectives and engaging with diverse artworks along the way.       
Each class starts at a different location, most of which are accessible by public transportation, and we will often walk to multiple stops on the same day.  Bring your enthusiasm, curiosity, and critical-thinking to this interactive course! Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS442                          24 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37828   
8 Sessions
Th 1-4 p.m.
2/10-3/31
Instructor: Alice Cisterninonew window
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Get an edge in exhibiting your artwork by learning the secrets of a successful art show application. Explore the structure of the exhibition scene, learning to identify where your work fits in and the best time to apply for shows. Discover where to find exhibition opportunities and which are worth applying for. Put together an impactful portfolio, prepare the elements of an application, and apply for an exhibition in class. Learn to manage your application resources effectively and track your progress. Discover how to approach venues professionally, from coffee houses to for-profit galleries. Prepare and implement an exhibition plan that outlines what successfully exhibiting your work means to you. Open to students of all levels, though having exhibition-ready artwork is recommended. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS557                          12 Hours
$85 + $70 fee = $155; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $155
MD seniors 60+                    $70
Non-MD residents                $275
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37580
4 Sessions
Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m.
2/8-3/1             
Instructor: Holly Troutnew window
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Learn to capture professional-quality photographs of your artwork. Quality images of artwork are vital to any artist’s career, and are needed for applications to shows, grants, residencies, and for general marketing. A good art photographer can also make a side income doing work for others. Learn camera settings you can use in any camera (including smartphones) to improve images of flat and 3D artwork. Explore the proper equipment and techniques for lighting artwork, and how to get great shots even without the right equipment. Learn basic image editing and how to assess image quality. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to create photographs that show off the true quality of your art. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS558                          9 Hours
$65 + $55 fee = $120; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $120
MD seniors 60+                    $55
Non-MD residents                $240
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37581
3 Sessions
Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3/8-3/22           
Instructor: Jerry Truongnew window
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Create clear, concise artist statements that accurately describe your work. An artist statement provides a window into your mental process, a way to express how you hope viewers interpret your artwork. Explore the purpose of artist statements, and how you write statements differently for different uses. Compose short- and long-form statements that faithfully and compellingly describe your work, and revise them based on context. Participate in group critiques to analyze and refine statements. Open to all levels. Having your own existing artwork is recommended, but not necessary. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS555                          8 Hours
$60 + $45 fee = $105; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $105
MD seniors 60+                    $45
Non-MD residents                $225
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37579   
4 Sessions       
Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m.
3/29-4/19        
Instructor: Holly Troutnew window
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There’s no way around it: money is always a factor in art-making, whether we like it or not. Successful artists must not only be good at their craft and publicity, but good at managing money. Learn to plan finances for your art practice, from creating budgets through managing taxes. Set clear financial goals based on analysis of costs vs income and fiscal responsibility. Develop skills in inventory management, pricing, and waste reduction. Learn what to expect when creating a business and working with representation or agents. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS560                          6.25 Hours
$45 + $40 fee = $85; Non-MD residents add $50
Maryland residents              $85
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $135
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37848   
5 Sessions
W 7:30-8:45 p.m.
3/23-4/20        
Instructor: Curt Seissnew window
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Learn the marketing skills you need to get your work out there. The most successful artists aren’t necessarily the best, they’re the most visible! Discover the tools of art marketing in both the digital and non-digital realm. Build a personal brand and internet presence, including an artist website. Create a clear marketing plan with achievable goals, and learn to build and maintain the relationships you need to achieve those goals. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS544                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37576   
10 Sessions
M 7-8:30 p.m.
2/7-4/18           
No class 3/14
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Curt Seissnew window
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Ever wonder how copyright applies to your artwork? Or when it’s safe to use other people’s work in your own? Explore the answers to these questions and more! Delve into the world of copyright and fair use, using case studies to discover their use and limits. This class is open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS534                          4 Hours
$30 + $25 fee = $55; Non-MD residents add $50
Maryland residents              $55
MD seniors 60+                    $25
Non-MD residents                $105
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37842   
2 Sessions
Th 7-9 p.m.
3/24-3/31        
Instructor: John Masonnew window, Washington Area Lawyers for the Artsnew window Board President
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Learn to use Etsy as a platform to market and sell artwork. Etsy gives artists a venue to sell their work without setting up their own websites or working with galleries and centralized stores. Set up your account and your shop in class, and learn to upload images, price your work, write descriptions, and get paid. Explore more advanced topics such as promoting your art on Etsy and other platforms, and understanding your sales numbers. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS540                          12.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37696   
5 Sessions
Th 6:30-9 p.m.
2/10-3/10        
Instructor: David Baxternew window
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Discover the voices that shape our perception of art. Art historians, critics, and curators shape our expectations before we even see an artwork. Illuminate the forces that define why, how, and even what we see. Gain a broader understanding of the legacies of art criticism and museum curation and find a more active, personal, and meaningful relationship to art. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS547                          12.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37577
5 Sessions
Sa 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/26-4/23        
Instructor: Rissa Millernew window
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“Without mathematics there is no art,” stated Luca Pacioli, Italian mathematician and collaborator with Leonardo DaVinci. Learn how math underlies art and examine their inherent connections—including how art has driven the development of mathematics. Explore artworks from antiquity to modern times, as well as examples from graphic design, geometric and optical art, Islamic ornamentation, cartoons, and street art. Create your own artwork with mathematical foundations, such as geometrical constructions, golden-ratio-based Fibonacci sequences, symmetry, patterns, tessellations, elementary perspective, fractals, and anamorphosis. No background in art or math is required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS423                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37323
10 Sessions
Sa 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/12-4/23        
No class 3/19
Instructor: Ronald Collé
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Discover a fresh, personal, and interactive connection to a work of art. Learn the techniques of Exercises for the Quiet Eye, a method of interacting with art taught in museums and colleges across the country. Engage with art through the senses, the intellect, and emotion in rich, complex, and rewarding ways. Step outside your preconceived notions to embrace the unknown and seek the transcendent moment in art viewing. Open to students of all levels; no prior experience required.
Course: ADS486                          3 Hours
$22 + $18 fee = $40; Non-MD residents add $30
Maryland residents              $40
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $70
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37835
2 Sessions
Tu 3-4:30 p.m.
3/22-3/29        
Instructor: Dr. Annie Storrnew window
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The expressive, symbolic, decorative, and aesthetic aspects of color will be introduced. Investigate color theories and solutions to a variety of problems using color as a tool. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART027                         75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT105
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents: $532.20
MD seniors 60+: $136.20
Non-MD residents: : $1403.40
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 24644   
27 Sessions
Monday Wednesday 12-3:05 p.m
9/13-12/15       .
No class 11/24
Instructor: Adriana Baler
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Drawing & Illustration

Learn fundamental drawing skills such as gesture, proportion, composition, cross contour, line, and perspective. Working from direct observation with still life, you will learn to translate three-dimensional space to a two-dimensional image. Explore various techniques, including graphite, pens, and ink. No prior drawing experience necessary. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS504                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37333
10 Sessions
W 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/9-4/20           
No class 3/16
Instructor: Holly Troutnew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37332   
10 Sessions
Th 7-9:30 p.m.
2/10-4/21
No class 3/17
Instructor: Wanjin Kimnew window
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Have you taken an introductory drawing class but want to further develop your drawing skills? This course picks up on the techniques introduced in Introduction to Drawing and provides further analysis and exploration of drawing skills, techniques, and concepts. Emphasis is on more complex problem solving in the visual interpretation of three-dimensional forms. You will utilize a variety of black-and-white and color drawing media. Bring a sketchbook, charcoal, and pencils to the first class. Prerequisite: ADS039/ADS504 Intro to Drawing or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS568                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38346
10 Sessions
M 7-9:30 p.m.
2/7-4/18           
No class 3/14
Instructor: Wanjin Kimnew window
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Explore methods, materials, and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, and ink. Gain confidence in learning to see and record experiences on paper. No prior drawing experience necessary. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART085                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 38403
15 Sessions
Sa 9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
1/29-5/14        
No class 3/19
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT100, CRN 33825
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38401
30 Sessions
M W 10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT100, CRN 33817
Instructor: Michael Bookernew window
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to illustrate a children’s book? Learn about visual storytelling, the layout and design of children’s books, and the process of conceptualizing a picture book from start to finish. Choose a story to work with, create a storyboard, and work on a book dummy. We will look at examples, discuss composition, drawing and painting methods, and how to pitch to publishers or self-publish. Note: though you will be drawing, this is not a drawing class. The focus is on illustrating a story, as opposed to drawing an illustration. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS567                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38322
10 Sessions
Sa 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/12-4/23         No class 3/19
Instructor: Rebecca Solownew window
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Discover the basics of visual storytelling frame-by-frame! Whether your interest is in slice-of-life stories or super hero epics, you’ll learn to build your own narrative style. Take on everything from drawing backgrounds and environments to illustrating action to writing dialogue and narration. Bring a sketchbook and your favorite drawing tools to the first class, and get ready for lots of drawing! Open to students of all skill levels; no prior experience required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS509                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37336   
10 Sessions
M 7-8 p.m.
2/7-4/18           
No class 3/14
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and a half of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Jamie Noguchinew window
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Painting

Discover the medium of the masters! Learn to paint with the same tools as Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Raphael, and Picasso. Take advantage of the thickness and long dry-time of oils to build up your canvas with textures and layers. Learn paint mixing, color relationships, composition, brushwork, and how to create depth. No experience required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS515                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37554   
10 Sessions
F 3:30-6 p.m.
2/11-4/22        
No class 3/18
Instructor: Rissa Millernew window
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From trompe l’oeil techniques to abstract expressionism, develop your own painting style. You will primarily work on paintings and subjects of your own choosing. There will be a limited number of group studies intended to enhance the participant’s own direction. Bring your oil painting supplies, including canvas of your choice and your painting concept, to the first class. Prerequisite: At least two semesters of oil painting studies. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS530                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37564   
10 Sessions
Sa 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/12-4/23         No class 3/19
Classes are organized into one-on-one meetings with the student and instructor during the class period for most sessions.
Instructor: Kaltoum Maroufi-Collenew window
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Explore the amazing medium of acrylic paints! Acrylic is the dominant painting medium of the 20th century, used by artists like Rothko, Warhol, and Hockney. It’s also non-toxic and cleans up with water! Learn how to use a wide variety of acrylic products, including paint, gels, medium, and grounds. Practice mixing clean colors, controlling drying time, and creating glazes and textures. This course is designed for new artists and those who have never explored acrylics in depth. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS529                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37837   
10 Sessions
W 7-9:30 p.m.
2/9-4/20            No class 3/16
Instructor: Rissa Millernew window
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Create a public mural, from design through installation. Work as a class with Westfield Montgomery Mall to envision a mural and install it on the Sears Auto Building in Bethesda. Experience client negotiations as you work together to create a final design. Learn the process of image transfer and enlargement from original drawings, the specialized needs of mural painting, and painting techniques for murals. Finish the class by painting a final work on the Sears Auto Building. At the end of class, you will not only have mural-creation experience, but a resume item to jumpstart your career as a wall artist! Mural installation is a physically demanding process, so be ready to work hard and climb ladders. Students must provide their own transportation to the site and dedicate time outside class hours to complete the mural. Prerequisite: at least two semesters of painting classes or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS561                          40 Hours
$215 + $180 fee = $395; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $395
MD seniors 60+                    $180
Non-MD residents                $555
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37851
10 Sessions
Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2/13-4/24        
No class 3/20
Instructor: Amare Selfunew window
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Discover the rich and delicate medium of watercolor painting! Watercolor came of age in the Renaissance, and has been in constant use ever since. Continue in the tradition of artists like Georgia O’Keefe, Andrew Wyeth, Paul Klee, and William Blake. Learn the balance of control and freedom in creating watercolor paintings. Explore color mixing and application, layering, washes, and textures, and their part in creating an effective composition. Subject matter includes still life, landscape, and portrait painting. Bring tubes of red, blue, and yellow watercolor paint, a one-inch flat watercolor brush, and a jar for water to the first class. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS531                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37566
10 Sessions
Sa 9:30-11:30 a.m.
2/12-4/23        
No class 3/19
Class meetings are supplemented by a half hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Wendelin Danielsnew window

CRN#: 37565   
10 Sessions
M 9:30-11:30 a.m.
2/7-4/18            No class 3/14
Class meetings are supplemented by a half hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Wendelin Danielsnew window
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Learn watercolor painting as a process that begins with design, composition, and thoughtful color selection, and ends with a series of finished paintings that reveal personal stylistic expression. You will select subject matter of individual interest and develop personal style through the process of creative expression. Bring to the first class: 1 full sheet (22 x 30) of 140 lb or 300 lb cold pressed watercolor paper; scraps of paper for sampling color; a palette; tubes of watercolor paint; brushes; and a container for water. Prerequisite: ADS350/ADS531 Beginning Watercolor or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS532                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37567
10 Sessions     
Tu 7-9:30 p.m.
2/8-4/19            No class 3/15
Instructor: Wanjin Kimnew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37568   
10 Sessions
W 1-2:30 p.m.
2/9-4/20           
No class 3/16
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Wendelin Danielsnew window
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Create collages using aqueous media (watercolor) as a unifying tool. Learn to think in mixed media and use simple design principles to create complex, unified artwork. Conceptualize and assemble compositions related to mythology, symbolism, fantasy, personal iconography, whimsical, and/or spiritual themes. There is no limit on the combined use of aqueous media: we will incorporate found objects, pen and ink, magazine clippings, colored and watercolor pencils; acrylic paints, pastel, pencil, and discarded paintings. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS566                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38289   
10 Sessions
W 9:30-11 a.m.
2/9-4/20            No class 3/16
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Wendelin Danielsnew window
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Discover Chinese painting, one of the oldest artistic traditions in the world. Chinese painting shares basic principles with calligraphy, and seeks to capture the inner essence of a subject. Explore traditional and contemporary painting methods and principles of composition. Learn the fundamentals of traditional Chinese painting and build on them with contemporary innovations. Create finished works using bamboo brushes and sumi-e ink on rice paper. Complete paintings of traditional subject matter, such as flowers, birds, and landscapes. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS553                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38290   
10 Sessions
M 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/7-4/18           
No class 3/14
Instructor: Amy Quachnew window
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Continue your study of Chinese painting with modern techniques and next-level brushwork. Build on beginner skills to create more complex, technically challenging works. Explore creative techniques like Po-Mo (ink washes), wrinkling paper, rubbing, and more. Learn to combine traditional and modern approaches to create unique and dynamic artwork. Each semester will focus on a set of traditional themes, with the option for students to invent their own subject matter. Prerequisite: ADS507/ADS553 Chinese Brush Painting: Introduction or similar experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS554                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37578
10 Sessions
W 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/9-4/20           
No class 3/16
Instructor: Amy Quachnew window
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Get personal attention from one of our many talented art instructors! This time you call the shots: what projects you want to work on, skills you want to learn, and even who you want to work with. Tutoring is available in drawing, painting, graphic design, digital arts, illustration, photography, film & video arts, printmaking, crafts, and more! Contact us at communityarts@montgomerycollege.edu and let us know what you want to study and/or who you would like to work with. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS543                          10 Hours
$140 + $550 fee = $690; Non-MD residents add $300
Maryland residents              $690
MD seniors 60+                    $550
Non-MD residents                $990
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37575   
10 Sessions     
2/7-4/23           
Student will work with instructor to determine a schedule.
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Graphic Design & Digital Arts

Discover the technical and marketing power of emerging social media platforms. Learn to become effective co-creators of social media content while working in a multimedia environment. Produce projects that include sound and video. No prior experience necessary. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART088                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38410   
7 Sessions
M 9-11:30 a.m.
1/24-3/7            Class meetings are supplemented by self-paced content.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class TVRA100, CRN 35849
Instructor: Tiffany Copelandnew window
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Learn to design like a professional with Adobe Creative Cloud! Edit photographs and images in Photoshop, create graphics in Illustrator, and put it all together in the page layout app InDesign. Discover how to combine these professional programs in a workflow that meets your creative needs. No prior knowledge of computer applications is required to take this course. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS524                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Distance Learning
CRN#: 37561                              
2/7-4/23
Online 24/7
This class is fully self-paced with no group meetings.
Instructor: Karin Rodney-Hodgenew window (formerly Rodney-Haapala)
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Adobe Illustrator CC is a vector graphics program that artists and designers use to create sophisticated illustrations and type effects. It’s a fun and intuitive drawing program that’s much easier to use than Photoshop for anything line- and shape- based. Start by drawing and manipulating simple shapes, and move on to layered compositions that can be used to create logos, illustrations, and web graphics. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS526                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37563
10 Sessions
Tu 6-7 p.m.
2/8-4/19           
No class 3/15
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and a half of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Alzira Lena Ruanonew window
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Learn to create page layouts for print and web publication. InDesign is the secret weapon of Adobe’s graphic design suite, bringing together content created in Photoshop and Illustrator to produce a final product. Use it to combine graphics, photos, and text to create powerful designs. Discover what it takes to build everything from single page posters and flyers to a complete book. Please bring a flash drive and your MyMC login to the first class. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS536                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37569
10 Sessions
Th 7-9:30 p.m.
2/10-4/21        
No class 3/17
Instructor: Alison Whittynew window
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Discover Photoshop, the industry standard for image editing! Photoshop is one of the most feature-packed digital tools out there, with the capacity to create everything from animated gifs to 3D images. Start your Photoshop journey with the basics, learning different types of image editing and exploring the tools that give you ultimate control over your digital artwork. Experiment with retouching and altering existing images and creating your own! Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS525                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37562
8 Sessions
M W 6:30-9:30 p.m.
2/14-3/9           
Instructor: Jerry Truongnew window
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Continue your exploration of Adobe Photoshop CC, the most widely used application for graphic design and photography. Gain familiarity with the tools of Photoshop as a channel for your creativity. Practice with real-world creative projects, learning to develop intriguing visual solutions. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Prerequisite: ADS525/ADS198 Adobe Photoshop: Imaging Basics or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS537                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37570   
8 Sessions       
M W 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3/21-4/13        
Instructor: Jerry Truongnew window
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Film & Video Arts

Discover the art of storytelling using professional audio techniques and video technology. Develop interview skills and advanced sound recording techniques to create a series of short-form podcasts for distribution on a podcast hosting site. Learn strategies for both documenting an event and investigating an issue. Prerequisite: experience with Adobe Auditionnew window or other audio mixing software. Can be fulfilled through ADS535 Sound Design: Introduction, TVRA125 Audio Production tech, or similar experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART078                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Hybrid (Online & Face to Face)
CRN#: 37762   
7 Sessions
W 9-11:30 a.m. (Rockville Campus)
3/30-5/11        
Class meetings are supplemented by self-paced content.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class TVRA210, CRN 35966
Instructor: Tiffany Copelandnew window
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Use Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit digital videos for artistic, commercial, educational, and personal use. Learn basic editing techniques, use of the title tool, layering videos, mixing sound, moving clips, and exporting your finished product. Please bring a 500GB+ USB3.0 external hard drive, headphones with a 3.5 mm jack, and your MyMC login to the first class. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS519                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37557   
5 Sessions
W 6-7:15 p.m.
2/9-3/9             
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and 45 minutes of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Christina Arellanonew window
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Integrate Adobe After Effects into your digital video editing toolkit. Learn to navigate the interface, explore layering in Compositions, and learn special effects like tracking and blurring. Please bring a 500GB+ USB3.0 external hard drive, headphones with a 3.5 mm jack, and your MyMC login to the first class. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Prerequisite: ADS391/ADS519 Video Editing Part I or basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS520                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37558
5 Sessions
W 6-7:15 p.m.
3/23-4/20         Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and 45 minutes of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Christina Arellanonew window
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Develop your professional video editing skills and storytelling ability. Explore the process of real-world video production, including project management strategies and collaboration. Use Adobe Premierenew window and DaVinci Resolvenew window non-linear video editing software to create finished video works for personal, commercial, and artistic uses. Practice the art of storytelling, focusing on design, pacing, and creativity. Investigate genres including commercials, films, music videos, and television shows to identify how editing techniques affect story and message. Engage in class video screenings and feedback sessions. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART083                         62.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38334   
15 Sessions
M 6-10:45 p.m.
1/24-5/9            No class 3/14
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class TVRA140 & 140L, CRNs 35295 & 35296
Instructor: Nelson Ginebra-Azarnew window

CRN#: 38335   
7 Sessions
Sa 10 a.m.-1:35 p.m.
1/29-3/12        
Class meetings are supplemented by self-paced content.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class TVRA140 & 140L, CRNs 37542 & 37543
Instructor: Bryan Reichhardt
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Build your video portfolio in preparation for your job hunt, and increase your marketability by completing one or more video production industry certifications. Take this opportunity to get weekly guidance and career help. Students should have some background in video production and completed projects to draw from for a portfolio. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART087                         60 Hours
$264 + $90.80 fee = $354.80; Non-MD residents add $580.80
Maryland residents              $354.80
MD seniors 60+                    $90.80
Non-MD residents                $935.60
Hybrid (Online & Face to Face)
CRN#: 38409
7 Sessions
Th 1-3:40 p.m. (Rockville Campus)
3/31-5/12        
Class meetings are supplemented by self-paced content.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class TVRA236, CRN 35850
Instructor: Joanne Carlnew window
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Discover video storytelling and use it to create effective videos for online platforms like Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and your website. Video content is the best way to grab attention on the web. Whether you’re working for clients, advertising your artwork, or making personal projects, video is a vital tool for promotion and communication. Learn video production principles that apply to any camera from a smartphone to professional video camera, and any software from free to professional. Finish class with five short videos for your portfolio. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS565                  15 Hours

$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120

Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315

Online: Structured Remote

CRN#: 37970
5 Sessions
M 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3/21-4/18        
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovicnew window

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Photography

Unlock the power of your smartphone’s camera. Learn the apps, settings, composition techniques, and content that work best with smartphones. We’ll look at the smartphone as a photographic tool and explore artists who use smartphone photography in their work. Learn to create, edit, and critique high-quality images taken with your phone (you may also use a point-and-shoot or DSLR for shooting). Students of all levels are welcome. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS522                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37559   
5 Sessions
Sa 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/26-4/23        
Instructor: Jerry Truongnew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37560   
5 Sessions
Tu 1-2:30 p.m.
2/8-3/8             
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and a half of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Alzira Lena Ruanonew window
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Explore Lightroom, Adobe’s powerful photo editing and management tool! Learn to handle your photos like the pros, from importing and labeling through editing to output. Harness the power of metadata for searching and organizing your photos. Discover lossless editing for rich, clear photographs and image manipulation. Learn to work with jpegs and with RAW images, the industry standard for photography. Complete a project by outputting your images for books, slideshows, prints, or the web. Please bring a flash drive of photographs to the first class. Open to students of all levels. Students have access to a free Adobe license. System requirements available at helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.htmlnew window. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS542                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37574
5 Sessions       
Sa 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/12-3/12        
Instructor: Jerry Truongnew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37571   
5 Sessions
Th 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/24-4/21        
Instructor: Donovan Marksnew window
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Discover the tools and skills needed for a career in commercial photography. Learn to manage exposure, composition, depth of field, and more to get great shots right out of the camera. Edit photographs to correct problems, alter images, and add punch. Explore print production for black-and-white and color photographs. Practice studio techniques that include portrait lighting and still life photography. Finish the class by creating a photographic portfolio. No prior photography experience is required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART084                         66 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 38336   
15 Sessions
M 6-10:40 p.m.
1/24-5/9           
No class 3/14
If class is full, register for co-listed credit classes PHOT161 & 161L, CRNs 36273 & 36274
Instructor: Anne Benolkennew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38337   
15 Sessions
Th 1-5:40 p.m.
1/27-5/12        
No class 3/17
If class is full, register for co-listed credit classes PHOT161 & 161L, CRNs 33987 & 33988
Instructor: Naama Lewin
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Create powerful photographs of the landscape, capturing a feeling of place in the natural and built environment. Investigate the work of landscape photographers and what contributes to a good composition. Learn the technical skills that go into a good landscape photograph and useful tools for photographing landscapes with any camera. Explore how external factors like weather and time of day can dramatically change a landscape. Open to all camera types and students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS550                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37845   
5 Sessions       
Tu 1-2:30 p.m
3/22-4/19         Class meetings are supplemented by an hour and a half of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Alzira Lena Ruanonew window
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Do you have boxes of slides or photos in storage? A shelf of home movies on VHS? Now you can digitize them to access on your computer and share on the web. Learn the principles of personal archiving, including digitizing media, file processing and handling, and safe storage and backup. Classes are divided between lecture and in-class practice. Whether you’re an artist with work documented on physical media or someone with family memories trapped in obsolete media, this class will get your media into the 21st century! Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS501                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37331
5 Sessions       
M 1-4 p.m.
2/7-3/7             
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovicnew window
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Continue your personal digital archiving journey by putting your archiving knowledge into practice. Expand your knowledge of digital preservation and archiving while continuing work on your archive. Now that you know the what, why, and how of digital archiving, explore what’s next. Learn how to create, publish, and share eBooks with BookCreatornew window. Build a digital collection website with Google Sites. By the end of this course, you will know not only how to digitize and preserve your physical media, but share it with others! Prerequisite: ADS501 Personal Digital Archiving. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS564                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37969   
5 Sessions       
M 1-4 p.m.
3/21-4/18        
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovicnew window
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Printmaking

Learn woodcut and relief printing techniques, including Western and Japanese approaches. Beginning from simple black and white prints from a single block, progress through stages to four-color, multi-block prints. Explore influences on printmaking in Asian, African, European, and American cultures. Develop a body of original work that represents your individual, creative expression. Engage in professional printmaking practices, such as print editioning and archival management. Open to all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART069                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37693   
30 Sessions     
M W 9:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT225, CRN 34085
Instructor: Amanda Millernew window
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Explore the processes, materials, and techniques of fine art lithography. Emphasis is placed on expressing visual concepts and ideas through drawing and appropriate technical manipulations on stones and/or plates, and printing in both black and white and color. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART086                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Hybrid (Online & Face to Face)
CRN#: 38408   
21 Sessions
Tu (Structured Remote) 1-4:35 p.m.
W Th(Rockville Campus) 1-4:35 p.m.
3/29-5/12        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT227, CRN 37121
Instructor: John Carrnew window
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Crafts

Discover the world of crafts, where physical craftsmanship is valued over high-minded art ideals. Explore craft disciplines used all over the world, such as metalry, weaving, enameling, ceramics, and textile design (see section notes for the topic of each class). Create functional and decorative objects while exploring material as an artform, improving visual literacy, and developing technical proficiency. Cultivate a respect for craft and analyze the social and ethical implications of crafts. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART082                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 38320
30 Sessions
Tu Th 9 a.m.-11:40 a.m.
1/25-5/12        
No class 3/15, 3/17
Topics
Book arts, paper folding, and zines
Relief printmaking on paper, zine themes, and design
Fiber crafts, fabric dyeing, and patterning fabric
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT123, CRN 35415
Instructor: Melissa Ezellenew window

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38321    30 Sessions      M W
1/24-5/11         9 a.m.-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/14, 3/16
Topic: Embroidery and hand sewing functional and sculptural objects
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT123, CRN 34076
Instructor: Lucy Dericksonnew window
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Discover the theory and basic techniques used in relief sculpture and sculpture in the round. Explore the problems and principles of sculpture using both additive and subtractive techniques. Create artwork using a range of materials such as clay, wood, modern plastics, plaster, and metals. Prerequisite: ART049/ARTT103 Three-Dimensional Design or the equivalent by permission of the instructor. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART024                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37689   
30 Sessions     
M W 9 a.m.-11:40 a.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT221, CRN 37119
Instructor: Zdeno Mayercaknew window
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Explore three-dimensional mixed-media art and the human form through the design and creation of an original art doll. Learn construction methods for assembling an original 16- to 18-inch costumed doll. Begin with rough design concepts and proportional figure sketching, continuing to the construction of a wire armature, hard sculpting the doll’s head and hands, soft-sculpting the doll’s body, and sewing the doll’s costume. Prerequisite: Basic hand-sewing skills; can be learned in ADS518 Sewing: Introduction. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS505                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37334
10 Sessions     
F 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/11-4/22        
No class 3/18
Instructor: Wendelin Danielsnew window
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Create your own batik fabric prints! Batik is the ancient art of creating designs on fabric using dyes with a resist, such as melted beeswax. These fabrics are known for the crackle or veining that appears in the design. Learn to use traditional batik dying methods to create contemporary, personalized works of art on napkins, placemats, garments, paintings, and more. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS466                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37327   
10 Sessions
M 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/7-4/18            No class 3/14
Instructor: Robert Deversnew window
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Are you interested in sewing but don’t know how to get started? Learn foundational sewing skills that will aid you in future projects. Practice the basics of hand sewing and the essentials of using a sewing machine. Learn to read and follow a pattern in order to create a final product such as a bag, hat, apron, or stuffed animal. This course is ideal for beginners with no formal sewing experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS518                          12.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37556
5 Sessions       
Th 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/24-4/21        
Instructor: Wanjin Kimnew window
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Explore collage, the combination of different and surprising materials into an artistic composition. Learn the history of both collage and assemblage, and put it into practice by constructing artwork built on layers of form, color, and design. Incorporate found objects, texts, images, and other unexpected objects into your art. Find inspiration by learning about the work of artists like Picasso, Gretchen Green, Joseph Cornell, Romare Bearden, and others. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS517                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37555   
10 Sessions     
Th 6-7:30 p.m.
2/10-4/21        
No class 3/17
Class meetings are supplemented by an hour of self-paced content each week.
Instructor: Holly Troutnew window
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Explore the traditions of ceramic tile design from a variety of cultural traditions. Discover Italian maiolica ceramic painting, a brightly colorful, low-fire glaze process. Combine this with other low-fire methods such as fired-on ceramic decals to build up a rich layered surface. Working with six-inch bisque tiles and plate forms, create projects that you can integrate into formats such as trivets, framed tile paintings, and table-tops. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS434                          25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $310
MD seniors 60+                    $125
Non-MD residents                $470
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37324   
10 Sessions     
W 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/9-4/20           
No class 3/16
Instructor: Robert Deversnew window
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Create your own stained glass panel using the Tiffany method! Learn how to design your pattern, choose colors, cut and grind glass, and solder glass together. By the end of the class, you will complete one stained glass panel. No prior experience needed. Students must bring a pencil and ruler to the first class; any other drawing tools optional. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS490                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37329   
5 Sessions       
W 6:30-9:30 p.m.
2/9-3/9             
Instructor: David Baxternew window
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Expand your knowledge of stained glass by working with next-level materials and processes. Learn to incorporate unconventional materials like copper pipe, non-square frames, metal rings, hanging materials, and glass adhesives into your stained glass projects. Prerequisite: ADS446 Stained Glass Introduction or experience creating stained glass panels.      
Topic: Working in Three Dimensions  
Learn to think outside the box, literally! Create 3D forms in stained glass, such as sculptural pieces and containers. Bring unusual materials you may want to incorporate to the first class for discussion. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS492                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37330   
5 Sessions       
W 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3/23-4/20        
Instructor: David Baxternew window
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Explore fabrication with sheet metals such as copper, brass, and silver. Analyze historical, social and ethical aspects within jewelry and metalsmithing as you develop technical competency and explore material as an art form. Develop skills in creative design and technical craftsmanship. Techniques include: sawing, piercing, riveting, tabs, soldering, sleeved rings, hollow rings, and bezels. No prior experience required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART060                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37691   
30 Sessions     
M W 9-11:40 a.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT245, CRN 37122
Instructor: Katja Toporskinew window
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Create enameled metal artwork using traditional processes. Enameling is the process of fusing glass to metal to create a smooth coating, and has been used since at least the 3rd millennium BC. Explore the traditional enameling processes of Champleve, Grisaille, Plique-à-jour, and Cloisonne. Learn to incorporate enameled metal into finished jewelry, small-scale sculpture, and practical objects. Prerequisite: ARTT245, ART060, or ADS402, or the ability to solder and saw unassisted. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS652                          35 Hours
$215 + $180 fee = $395; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $395
MD seniors 60+                    $180
Non-MD residents                $555
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37869   
7 Sessions       
Th 2-7 p.m.
1/27-3/10        
Instructor: Jolynn Santiago
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Create enameled metal artwork using experimental processes. Enameling has been used from Ancient Egyptian Tombs to modern experimental artwork, from Fabergé eggs to steel cookware. Discover the experimental enameling processes of Impasto, Sgraffito, graphite transfer, and painted patterns. Learn to incorporate enameled metal into finished jewelry, small-scale sculpture, and practical objects. Prerequisite: ARTT245, ART060, or ADS402/491, or the ability to solder and saw unassisted. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS563                          35 Hours
$215 + $180 fee = $395; Non-MD residents add $160
Maryland residents              $395
MD seniors 60+                    $180
Non-MD residents                $555
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37867
7 Sessions       
Th 2-7 p.m.
3/24-5/5           
Instructor: Jolynn Santiago
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This course is designed for students at the intermediate level. Continue to develop metalsmithing skills while engaging in concepts and critical inquiry within the field. Topics rotate each semester. See section notes.  Prerequisite:  ARTT245, ARTT123 with metal emphasis, ADS402 or equivalent. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: ART067                         75 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37692   
15 Sessions     
F 10 a.m.-3:40 p.m.
1/28-5/13        
No class 3/18
Topic: Discover the ancient process of lost wax casting. Carve wax models and cast them in bronze, silver, or other metals. Learn how to duplicate your designs with a simple mold technique.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class ARTT256G, CRN 37123
Instructor: Lucy Dericksonnew window
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Performing Arts

Dance

Discover a newfound appreciation of dance as an art form, social practice, and cultural form. Like with any art form, learning about dance opens up whole new ways of seeing it. Become a knowledgeable spectator or performer who can discuss and critique dance. Learn about the dancers and choreographers integral to the evolution of dance as an art form. Explore dance forms including modern, ballet, hip-hop, jazz dance and social dances like Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Tango, and Swing. Learn the role of dance in world societies and how it influences and is influenced by culture. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM054                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Germantown Campus
CRN#: 37704   
30 Sessions
M W 12:30-1:45 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class DANC100, CRN 37510
Instructor: Linda Simesternew window

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37705   
30 Sessions
Tu Th 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
1/25-5/12        
No class 3/15, 3/17
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class DANC100, CRN 34228
Instructor: Lisa Traiger
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An introduction to fundamental exercises, techniques, and steps of classical ballet. Basic ballet terminology, correct body alignment, and simple adagio and allegro combinations are introduced in barre and center work. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM037                         37.5 Hours
$264 + $90.80 fee = $354.80; Non-MD residents add $580.80
Maryland residents              $354.80
MD seniors 60+                    $90.80
Non-MD residents                $935.60
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37701
30 Sessions
Tu Th 2-3:15 p.m.
1/25-5/12        
No class 3/15, 3/17
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class DANC101, CRN 36084
Instructor: Alice Howesnew window
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Discover tap dance, the dominant performance dance form of the early 20th century. Invented in the African American community, tap quickly became the standard in vaudeville and musical theater, later forming the basis for jazz dance. Perform the basic steps of this percussive, syncopated dance style and walk in the footsteps of greats like Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Fred Astaire, Sammy Davis Jr., and Shirley Temple. Learn to shuffle, flap, paddle, and roll and build simple rhythmic combinations that can combine into more complex choreography. This course is designed for new dancers and those who have never explored tap dance formally. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA018                          12.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37652
10 Sessions     
F 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
2/11-4/22        
No class 3/18
Instructor: Baakari Wildernew window
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Continue to build on the fundamentals of percussive tap dance. Explore new step variations, simple combinations, improvisation, and polyrhythms. Experience alternate styles by adding buckets and sticks to your percussive toolbox. Dance to music genres from jazz to rock and roll. Prerequisite: PFA018/PFA078 Intro to Tap Dance or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA061                          10 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37655
10 Sessions     
F 1:15-2:15 p.m.
2/11-4/22        
No class 3/18
Instructor: Baakari Wildernew window
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Learn to dance Flamenco, a highly expressive Spanish style known for percussive footwork and intricate body movements. Explore the roots of Flamenco in Andalusia, Spain and its cultural and historical context. Discover Flamenco’s palos (musical styles) and the 12-beat compás (rhythms) of Seguiriyas, Solea, Bulerias, and Tangos. Practice precise footwork, upper body posture, palmas (clapping styles), and the connection with music. Dance the choreographed dance of Sevilanas and learn its history. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA097                          7.5 Hours
$55 + $40 fee = $95; Non-MD residents add $50
Maryland residents              $95
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $145
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37816
6 Sessions
Sa 1-2:15 p.m.
3/26-4/30        
Instructor: Angela Ingramnew window
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Experience the dances of the African diaspora! Dance in Cuban and Brazilian styles while gaining a deeper appreciation of their meaning and history. Explore how the rhythms of West Africa traveled to Cuba, Brazil, and the Black American Church, dancing through the history of Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, and Samba. Learn the roots of these dances and the changes they underwent in the Americas. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA096                          7.5 Hours
$55 + $40 fee = $95; Non-MD residents add $50
Maryland residents              $95
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $145
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 37665   
10 Sessions     
Sa 10-10:45 a.m.
2/12-4/23        
No class 3/19
Instructor: Angela Ingramnew window
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Discover ballroom dance with a different topic each semester! Move your feet to dances like swing, foxtrot, waltz, and rumba. Learn basic and simple variations, footwork, and lead and follow techniques designed to make you shine on the dance floor. At the end of each class enjoy practicing your new moves to a variety of music. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA054                          7.5 Hours
$55 + $40 fee = $95; Non-MD residents add $50
Maryland residents              $95
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $145
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37654
6 Sessions       
Th 7-8:15 p.m.
2/3-3/10           
Topic: American Waltz
Dance the American waltz, a style of ballroom waltz that's perfect for new and experienced dancers. The waltz is one of the classiest Ballroom dances, characterized by elegant “rise and fall” turns, gorgeous body sways, and smooth movement across the dance floor. Many contemporary dances have their foundation in the waltz, so learning this dance can improve your ballroom repertoire overall.
Instructor: Gizelle Mercednew window
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Continue your exploration of modern dance as an art form. Perfect your technique, develop improvisational skills, and experiment with creative movement studies. Prerequisite: Prior experience in modern dance; can be fulfilled by FLM038 or DANC103 Modern Dance I. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM049                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37703   
45 Sessions     
M W F 11 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16, 3/18
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class DANC104, CRN 36670
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Music History & Appreciation

To fully appreciate music, you must understand something of its history and structure. Unlock a whole new world of listening, exploring musical history from medieval to contemporary times. Learn about periods of music and the composers, cultural movements, and historical events that shaped them. Identify structural elements of music, and how they tie periods together or differentiate them. Leave class with a new ability to analyze, appreciate, and talk about music from any time period. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM061                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Germantown Campus
CRN#: 38341
30 Sessions     
Tu Th 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
1/25-5/12        
No class 3/15, 3/17
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 35076
Instructor: William Chang

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 38340   
30 Sessions
Tu Th 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1/25-5/12        
No class 3/15, 3/17
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 34523

Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 38343
21 Sessions     
M W F 9-10:50 a.m.
1/24-3/11        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 34525

CRN#: 38338
21 Sessions
M W F 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
1/24-3/11        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 34526

CRN#: 38339
21 Sessions
M W F 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
3/28-5/13        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 36325
Instructor: Christian Harris

CRN#: 38342    21 Sessions      M W F
3/28-5/13         9 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC110, CRN 34524
Instructor: Christian Harris
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This course surveys jazz in the United States from the turn of the century to the present. Study several major African-American figures in depth. The art of listening to jazz music is emphasized; outside listening will be required. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM062                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 38406
30 Sessions
M W 3-4:15 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC125, CRN 34616
Instructor: Pablo Saelzernew window

CRN#: 38407
14 Sessions     
Tu Th 6:30-9:15 p.m.
3/29-5/12        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC125, CRN 34615
Instructor: Eric Fiero
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Go beyond taste and develop an appreciation of musical compositions for their cultural value. Explore the development of American popular music from the late 19th century to the present. Discover the origin of blues and country music, where rock & roll came from, and lesser-explored topics like Tin Pan Alley, urban folk, swing, and social dance. Learn to analyze music, uncovering not just style and structure, but cultural and socio-political impact. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM006                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37764
21 Sessions     
M W F 12-1:50 p.m.
1/24-3/11        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC131, CRN 34618
Instructor: Pablo Saelzernew window

CRN#: 37765
21 Sessions
M W F 12-1:50 p.m.
3/28-5/13         If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC131, CRN 34619
Instructor: Pablo Saelzernew window
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Applied Music

Build your own musical compositions on the computer. Digital tools have become the industry standard for music production, used from professional to home studios. Explore idea creation, recording, mixing, and mastering music digitally. Learn to set up a home studio and work with professional production applications. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA099                          20 Hours
$140 + $120 fee = $260; Non-MD residents add $140
Maryland residents              $260
MD seniors 60+                    $120
Non-MD residents                $400
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37818
8 Sessions
M 7-9:30 p.m.
2/7-4/4             
No class 3/14
Instructor: Leland Edgecombenew window
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Discover the art of songwriting and compose your own original songs! Songwriting is a continual process of discovery, watching your ideas unfold as you build a song. Examine the basic elements of songs, playing with a wide range of techniques. Study the qualities of successful songs and songwriters. Experiment, edit, and share your creations in a safe and nurturing environment, building a supportive community of songwriters. Bring a notebook and/or staff paper to the first class. Bring an instrument if you play one. Required textbook: Beginning Songwriting: Writing Your Own Lyrics, Melodies, and Chordsnew window by Andrea Stolpe with Jan Stolpe. No musical background necessary! Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA077                          16 Hours
$120 + $90 fee = $210; Non-MD residents add $140
Maryland residents              $210
MD seniors 60+                    $90
Non-MD residents                $350
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37657
8 Sessions       
Tu 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/8-4/5             
No class 3/15
Instructor: Greta Ehrignew window
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Discover the basic elements of music! Learn terminology, notation, scales, intervals, triads, and traditional diatonic harmony. Apply these to reading, playing, and creating music. This course is intended for students with a limited musical background. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM011                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37768
45 Sessions     
M W F 10-10:50 a.m.
1/24-5/15        
No class 3/14, 3/16, 3/18
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC184, CRN 36181
Instructor: Pablo Saelzernew window
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Music is a universal language sculpted by the compositions of many great minds. Learning piano introduces you to the elements of this language, such as melody, harmony, and rhythm. In this class, you will learn the basics of piano in a group setting. Using a fundamentals approach, we will play and harmonize melodies from the beginning. No previous experience needed. Textbook required: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Piano Course Book 1new window by Nancy and Randal Faber. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA032                          16 Hours
$120 + $90 fee = $210; Non-MD residents add $140
Maryland residents              $210
MD seniors 60+                    $90
Non-MD residents                $350
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37653   
7 Sessions       
Th 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
1/27-3/10        
Instructor: Dr. Hanyin Chennew window
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Continue your exploration of piano! Improve your fluency when reading music and your hand coordination and movement. Develop a repertoire of elementary piano pieces as a basis for further development and performance. Continue your study of music theory and apply it to the piano. Textbook required: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Piano Course Book 1new window by Nancy and Randal Faber. Prerequisite: PFA032 Intro Group Piano or rudimentary skills in reading treble and bass clefs and a basic understanding of keyboard orientation and geography. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA072                          16 Hours
$120 + $90 fee = $210; Non-MD residents add $140
Maryland residents              $210
MD seniors 60+                    $90
Non-MD residents                $350
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37656   
7 Sessions       
Th 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
3/24-5/5           
Instructor: Dr. Hanyin Chennew window
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Functional piano training for beginners. You will learn basic keyboard skills for development of the ability to improvise accompaniments, transpose, sight-read, and play by ear. Rehearse technical studies and repertoire of elementary piano pieces. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM022                         50 Hours
$264 + $90.80 fee = $354.80; Non-MD residents add $671.60
Maryland residents              $354.80
MD seniors 60+                    $90.80
Non-MD residents                $1026.40
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37776   
28 Sessions     
M Tu W Th 1-2:50 p.m.
1/25-3/10        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class MUSC141, CRN 34498
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Study your instrument one-on-one with a music professional! Whether you’re just starting out or are a musician looking to hone your skills, join us for lessons crafted to your level and goals. See section notes for instrument offered. If a section is full, please contact communityarts@montgomerycollege.edu for availability. Private lessons are open to students of all levels.       
Private lessons meet once a week for 45 minutes. You will work with your instructor to choose a schedule. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA094                          11.25 Hours
$185 + $730 fee = $915; Non-MD residents add $400
Maryland residents              $915
MD seniors 60+                    $730
Non-MD residents                $1315
Online: Structured Remote

CRN#: 37660
15 Sessions     
1/24-5/14        
Instructor: Dr. Hanyin Chennew window
Topic: Piano

CRN#: 37661
15 Sessions     
1/24-5/14        
Instructor: Greta Ehrignew window
Topic: Piano

CRN#: 37662
15 Sessions     
1/24-5/14        
Instructor: Scott Giambussonew window
Topic: Guitar, Bass, Upright Bass, Ukulele

CRN#: 37663
15 Sessions     
1/24-5/14        
Instructor: Steve Churchillnew window
Topic: Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe
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Study and perform classic band literature of grades IV and above. For professional musicians such as music teachers, military band personnel, and freelance performers. Participation is open to outstanding non-teachers by audition. Three rehearsals and one concert per section. 0.75 CEUs per section. CPD credits available for MCPS teachers who have the Advanced Placement Certificate. Contact Dr. Vincent Patterson 301-215-9299, or e-mail: maestrovincent@yahoo.com. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA053                          7.75 Hours
$10 + $33 fee = $43; Non-MD residents add $30
Maryland residents              $43
MD seniors 60+                    $33
Non-MD residents                $73
Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37814
4 Sessions
W 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Th 5/12 7:30-9:15 p.m.
4/27-5/12        
Instructor: Dr. Vincent Pattersonnew window & Adrian Holton
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Theater Arts

Theatre: Introduction (co-listed)
Learn to engage with the theater arts on a deeper level. Investigate the work of the actors, directors, writers, and technicians who create the theatre arts. Learn to analyze script structures and form through historical and modern perspectives. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: FLM057                         37.5 Hours
$396 + $136.20 fee = $532.20; Non-MD residents add $871.20
Maryland residents              $532.20
MD seniors 60+                    $136.20
Non-MD residents                $1403.40
Germantown Campus
CRN#: 37778   
30 Sessions
M W 2-3:15 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class THET100, CRN 36059
Instructor: Linda Simesternew window

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 37777
14 Sessions     
M W 6:30-9:15 p.m.
1/24-3/9           
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class THET100, CRN 36165
Instructor: Mark Kamienew window

CRN#: 37779   
30 Sessions     
M W 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
1/24-5/11        
No class 3/14, 3/16
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class THET100, CRN 36384
Instructor: Wyckham Avery

CRN#: 37780   
14 Sessions     
M W 1-3:45 p.m.
3/28-5/11        
If class is full, register for co-listed credit class THET100, CRN 36164
Instructor: Casey Kalebanew window
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Unlock your acting talent! Acting is a powerful tool for self-expression, communication, and confidence-building. Explore identity and imitation in drama using role play, character building, and storytelling. Develop your ability to act vocally and with facial and body motion. Build roles and characters that effectively communicate your intent to an audience. Practice acting skills by performing improvised and scripted scenes. Open to students of all levels. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA098                          15 Hours
$120 + $75 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $195
MD seniors 60+                    $75
Non-MD residents                $315
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37817   
10 Sessions     
Sa 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
2/12-4/23         No class 3/19
Instructor: Selamawit Sertsu
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Ever wanted to give stand-up comedy a try? Learn to use your own life experiences and unique sense of humor to create an original 3-minute comedy routine to perform in front of a live audience. The course will cover joke- and comedy-writing basics, stage techniques, and comedic persona—all in a fun, interactive, and supportive atmosphere. Bring something to write on and record with (like a smartphone) to the first class. Tuition waiver applies; MD seniors pay fee only.
Course: PFA083                          12.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-MD residents add $120
Maryland residents              $165
MD seniors 60+                    $65
Non-MD residents                $285
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37658
5 Sessions       
Tu 7-9:30 p.m.
2/8-3/8             
Instructor: Sheila Wenznew window
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Discover how to use your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Learn about a unique, outside the box way to break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry. Voice-overs can be managed on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with minimal overhead! Whether you choose to pursue voice-overs part-time or full-time, this could be the game changer you’ve been looking for. Community Arts offers this workshop in partnership with Such A Voice, an established voice-over training company. It is an intensive 2-hour workshop, not their introductory webinar.
Course: PFA075                          2 Hours
$22 + $18 fee = $40; Non-MD residents add $30
Maryland residents              $40
MD seniors 60+                    $40
Non-MD residents                $70
Online: Structured Remote
CRN#: 37815   
1 Session         
Th 6:30-8:30 p.m.
3/17                  
Instructor: Nicole Porchenew window
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Locations

Detailed maps and directions.

We are located in The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center on the MC Takoma Park/Silver Spring West Campus. Once the Giant Bakery, the building was reconfigured into an innovative educational facility for the visual arts and design. Our facilities house an art gallery, lecture hall, fine arts, and digital design classrooms, and an art store.

Detailed maps and directions.

We are beginning to expand our programs to the Rockville campus. Please let us know if you are interested in more classes in the Rockville area. Join our mailing listnew window to keep up as we add more classes.

Detailed maps and directions.

We are beginning to expand our programs to include the Germantown campus. Please let us know if you are interested in more classes in the Germantown area. Join our mailing listnew window to keep up as we add more classes.

Registration

You can register for classes online, by mail, or fax. You can also register in person. Visit Registration Options and Policies for more information about registering for a class. Please call our registration support specialists at 240-567-5188 if you have any questions.

Questions?

Sign up for our email listnew window to learn more about the program and be the first to learn about new classes and workshops. For questions regarding the Community Arts program please contact the Program Director, John Deamond at 240-567-5806 or communityarts@montgomerycollege.edu.

Student Artwork Portfolio

Works produced by Community Arts students
painting by Community Arts student

Artist: Jun Hang; Title: Big Torn Campbell Soup Can; Acrylic, 24"x 18"; Class: Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Rozeal Brown

painting by Community Arts student

Artist: Rafi Ron; Title: Lighthouse; Watercolor; Class: Watercolor Painting with Wendy Daniels

painting by Community Arts student

Artist: Misoon Chun; Title: Yosemite Park, 2016; Watercolor; Class: Watercolor Painting with Wendy Daniels

painting by Community Arts student

Artist: Robert Shiao; Title: Under the Sun; Oil, 20" x 16"; Independent Studies in Oil Painting with Kaltoum Maroufi-Colle

painting by Community Arts student

Artist: Adrienne Price; Title: Banjo Diva; Class: Doll Design and Construction with Wendy Daniels

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