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. Art and meaningful connection are more important now than ever! With the help of an online platform, MCBA’s teaching artists are eager to connect with you wherever you are. Workshops are interactive and not recorded.

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

Have questions about registration and withdrawal policies? This PDF contains a detailed list of policies and 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.


Gel Plate Printing Inspired by Nature

with Elaine Chu
Tuesday, August 24; 4:30-6:30pm CT

In this virtual workshop, create stunning monoprints with leaves from your yard or houseplants. Learn experimental techniques with this fun medium, like how to mask off parts of an image during the inking process and how to make ghost impressions. Print a set of unique cards and then learn how to construct a sewn booklet using one of the cards as the cover. Continue reading “Gel Plate Printing Inspired by Nature”