Adult Virtual Workshops

In an effort to support social distancing and to continue to spark the artistic impulse in all of us, MCBA is offering live, virtual workshops on a variety of topics, suitable for all skill levels. With the help of an online platform, MCBA’s teaching artists are eager to connect with you wherever you are. Art and meaningful connection are more important now than ever.

Virtual workshops are eligible for credit toward MCBA’s Certificate programs. Enrollees receive a 20% discount on tuition while registration is open. MCBA members receive a 10% discount on tuition.

Have questions? This PDF contains a detailed list of FAQs.  If you are a teaching artist, you can propose a virtual workshop here.


Add your name to a wait list if a workshop you’d like to take is full. You’ll be contacted if another section of the workshop is scheduled.


Unfolding Narratives: Writing for Artist’s Books

with Ellen Sheffield
Thursdays: September 10, 17, 24; 7-9pm CDT

In this three-part virtual workshop, learn techniques for generating text for artist’s books through conceptual approaches of text usage: text as image, as narrative, and as lyrical expression. Experiment with typographic systems and text itineraries, as well as Dada and Surrealist approaches. Continue reading “Unfolding Narratives: Writing for Artist’s Books”