Arts & Crafts


Acrylics Class with Debi Gajewski

Th, Jan-Feb|1:30pm|

$12M/$17NM Each Class

Debi is referred to as the wonderful wizard of art. She is an acrylic art teacher for Deco Art Paints, President of the Niles Artisan Guild and is on the Niles Arts & Culture Council. The paints and canvas will be provided, but please bring your own acrylic brushes for each class.

Mosaic Demo

M, Jan 10|10:30am|No Cost

A mosaic is a pattern or image made of small regular or irregular pieces of colored stone, glass, or ceramic held in place by a bonding material covering a surface. Mosaics are often used as decoration and were particularly popular in the Ancient Roman world.  

Roberts Floral Design

W, Jan 12|2pm|$25M/$30NM

W, Feb 9|2pm|$25M/$30NM

Chicago florist and artist, Robert Neri, creates stunning custom made flower arrangements for any event or occasion. Robert has been in business for nearly 40 years and has been an instructor at his studio and Mather.  Cost includes all materials and instruction.

Mosaic Workshop

M, Jan 17|10:30am|No Cost

(Marie Halling)

If you want to take the art of mosaics one step further than join in our workshop.  All levels are welcome!  If you are new to mosaics, don’t worry, we have a leader that can guide you through the materials you will need to get started.  You must have your materials to participate in this class; please request a supplies list from the front desk before the workshop. 

Mosaic Group

M, Jan 24-Feb 28|10:30am|No Cost

 If you are new to mosaics, don’t worry, we have a leader that can guide you through the process to get you started.  The mosaic group will meet once a week to work on an independent piece. 

Mystery Craft with Maria

W, Jan 26|1pm|$15M

W, Feb 23|1pm|$15M

Enjoy the afternoon crafting with Maria, one of our NSC members. She will walk you through the project step by step. The crafts are simple and easy for all levels. We guarantee you will have a few laughs while being creative.

Crafting Group

M, Jan-Feb |1pm|No Cost

NSC has received craft donations, and we would like to share them with you to get your creative juices flowing. Spend the afternoon with us listening to music, relaxing with friends and crafting. 

Watercolor with Carol Luc

Tu, Jan-Feb|2pm| $15M/$20NM Each Class

This class is a fun way to express your artistic side with a wonderful and knowledgeable instructor.

Hand Clay Sculpting Group

F, Jan-Feb|1pm|No Cost

Sculpting clay is a brilliant way to ignite your creativity. Clay sculpting is the art of shaping, casting, or carving a moldable material. Numerous types of materials are used for sculpting today, with the most popular being clay. A material fee will be requested per class by the leader.