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19704 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Kids Clay Lab 

Kids Clay Lab 
Ages: 8-12 
Wednesdays, Apr 20-May 11 | 3:45-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member (includes $25 materials fee) 
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe  
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us for this exploration of hand-building clay techniques and learn to pinch, coil and slab-build. Projects will include bud vases for spring blooms, bee baths, shaped and textured bowls, and bird feeders. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World
Grades: K-2
Jan 28 | Feb 11 | Mar 4*, 18* | Apr 1, 22 | May 6, 20 | June 3 | 1:45-3:45 pm (*classes in March will begin at 12:45 pm and will last 3 hrs each)
Tuition: $310 General | $295 Member (includes $70 materials/snack fee)
Instructors: Joy Ghigleri and Christine Nelson
Location: Blue Heron

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Forest Impressions – Print Workshop

Forest Impressions – Print Workshop
Friday, April 22 | 6-8 pm
Ages: 12-Adult
Tuition: $75 General | $65 Member (includes $20 materials fee)
Instructor: Duncan Berry
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Bring the forest to your fingertips on Earth Day and create 10-12 beautiful botanical prints from Vashon’s wild places. Learn how to make fine art impressions from tree rings, ferns, mushrooms and more, while Mik Kuhlman reveals amazing facts about trees and their living partners. Gyotaku printing master Duncan Berry will share his knowledge of archival paper and inks in this thousand-year-old printing tradition.

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I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

Find out more »

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

Find out more »

Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Kids Clay Lab 

Kids Clay Lab 
Ages: 8-12 
Wednesdays, Apr 20-May 11 | 3:45-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member (includes $25 materials fee) 
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe  
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us for this exploration of hand-building clay techniques and learn to pinch, coil and slab-build. Projects will include bud vases for spring blooms, bee baths, shaped and textured bowls, and bird feeders. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

Find out more »

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

Find out more »

Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

Find out more »

Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Kids Clay Lab 

Kids Clay Lab 
Ages: 8-12 
Wednesdays, Apr 20-May 11 | 3:45-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member (includes $25 materials fee) 
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe  
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us for this exploration of hand-building clay techniques and learn to pinch, coil and slab-build. Projects will include bud vases for spring blooms, bee baths, shaped and textured bowls, and bird feeders. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World
Grades: K-2
Jan 28 | Feb 11 | Mar 4*, 18* | Apr 1, 22 | May 6, 20 | June 3 | 1:45-3:45 pm (*classes in March will begin at 12:45 pm and will last 3 hrs each)
Tuition: $310 General | $295 Member (includes $70 materials/snack fee)
Instructors: Joy Ghigleri and Christine Nelson
Location: Blue Heron

Find out more »

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade
Ages: 14-Adult
Wednesdays and Fridays, May 6, 13, 25, June 1 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $125 General | $110 Member
Instructor: Ray Pfortner
Location: VCA and island location shoots

Nothing will transform your own photography more immediately than exploring alternative and other-than-normal shutter speeds.  Imagine breaking the "rules:" moving the camera during long exposures/painting with the camera (Intentional Camera Movement), zooming while exposing, blurring the motion of water, wind, animals and even sports, light drawing, capturing fireworks and even lightning. Explore how in this workshop combining lessons, practice with in-person on-location shoots, and sharing your results for feedback. For any skill photography level, using any digital camera with Shutter Priority and Manual exposure modes. 

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

Find out more »

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

Find out more »

Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

Find out more »

Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Kids Clay Lab 

Kids Clay Lab 
Ages: 8-12 
Wednesdays, Apr 20-May 11 | 3:45-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member (includes $25 materials fee) 
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe  
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us for this exploration of hand-building clay techniques and learn to pinch, coil and slab-build. Projects will include bud vases for spring blooms, bee baths, shaped and textured bowls, and bird feeders. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade
Ages: 14-Adult
Wednesdays and Fridays, May 6, 13, 25, June 1 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $125 General | $110 Member
Instructor: Ray Pfortner
Location: VCA and island location shoots

Nothing will transform your own photography more immediately than exploring alternative and other-than-normal shutter speeds.  Imagine breaking the "rules:" moving the camera during long exposures/painting with the camera (Intentional Camera Movement), zooming while exposing, blurring the motion of water, wind, animals and even sports, light drawing, capturing fireworks and even lightning. Explore how in this workshop combining lessons, practice with in-person on-location shoots, and sharing your results for feedback. For any skill photography level, using any digital camera with Shutter Priority and Manual exposure modes. 

Find out more »

Wildly Woven Wicker Baskets

Wildly Woven Wicker Baskets
Ages: All ages (kids under 10 should register with an adult)
Sunday, May 15 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $50 General | $40 Member (includes $10 materials fee)
Instructor: Barbara Gustafson
Location: Blue Heron Gallery & Backyard

Create a fantastically fanciful and fun woven vessel using colorful reed for a framework to embellish with yarns, cord, beads, stones and more. Use your basket for storing treasures or giving as a gift.

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

Find out more »

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

Find out more »

Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

Find out more »

Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Tiny Art Studio

Tiny Art Studio
Ages: 6-11
Wednesdays, May 18-June 8 | 4-5:30 pm
Tuition: $100 General | $90 Member (includes $10 materials fee)
Instructor: Anna Sander
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us to make tiny creations to take home or display in our Tiny Gallery at the Blue Heron. Projects include printmaking, air-dry clay, beaded sun catchers and matchbox collage. Anna Sander is a preschool teacher at Honeybee Playschool and loves to create art with people of all ages.

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 
Ages: 9-13 
Thursdays, May 19-June 9 | 4-6:30 pm 
Tuition: $160 General | $145 Member (includes $15 materials fee) 
Instructor: Annie Marie Musselman 
Location: On-location at various Vashon farms

Visit local farms to explore new ways to photograph animals and learn about photographers who have captured their images in beautiful and interesting ways. Class culminates in a show at the Blue Heron.

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Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World
Grades: K-2
Jan 28 | Feb 11 | Mar 4*, 18* | Apr 1, 22 | May 6, 20 | June 3 | 1:45-3:45 pm (*classes in March will begin at 12:45 pm and will last 3 hrs each)
Tuition: $310 General | $295 Member (includes $70 materials/snack fee)
Instructors: Joy Ghigleri and Christine Nelson
Location: Blue Heron

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

Find out more »

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

Find out more »

Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

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Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Tiny Art Studio

Tiny Art Studio
Ages: 6-11
Wednesdays, May 18-June 8 | 4-5:30 pm
Tuition: $100 General | $90 Member (includes $10 materials fee)
Instructor: Anna Sander
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us to make tiny creations to take home or display in our Tiny Gallery at the Blue Heron. Projects include printmaking, air-dry clay, beaded sun catchers and matchbox collage. Anna Sander is a preschool teacher at Honeybee Playschool and loves to create art with people of all ages.

Find out more »

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade
Ages: 14-Adult
Wednesdays and Fridays, May 6, 13, 25, June 1 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $125 General | $110 Member
Instructor: Ray Pfortner
Location: VCA and island location shoots

Nothing will transform your own photography more immediately than exploring alternative and other-than-normal shutter speeds.  Imagine breaking the "rules:" moving the camera during long exposures/painting with the camera (Intentional Camera Movement), zooming while exposing, blurring the motion of water, wind, animals and even sports, light drawing, capturing fireworks and even lightning. Explore how in this workshop combining lessons, practice with in-person on-location shoots, and sharing your results for feedback. For any skill photography level, using any digital camera with Shutter Priority and Manual exposure modes. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 
Ages: 9-13 
Thursdays, May 19-June 9 | 4-6:30 pm 
Tuition: $160 General | $145 Member (includes $15 materials fee) 
Instructor: Annie Marie Musselman 
Location: On-location at various Vashon farms

Visit local farms to explore new ways to photograph animals and learn about photographers who have captured their images in beautiful and interesting ways. Class culminates in a show at the Blue Heron.

Find out more »

I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

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All About Theatre 

All About Theatre 
Ages: 7-11
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31 | 4-5:30 pm 
Tuition: $155 General | $140 Member (includes $20 materials fee) 
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

In this class, we'll spend each day learning about different areas of theatre through fun hands-on activities! Make special effect sounds with a slapstick and a thunder tube, hone your acting skills through games and acting exercises, make your own gobo (and learn what a gobo is!), write your own short play, create a costume for a character of your choice, and more!

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Knitting Beyond the Basics

Knitting Beyond the Basics
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, 6-8 pm
Tuition: $150 Member | $165 General
Instructor: Becky Brilliant-Parent
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Continue to advance your knitting skills! Move beyond flat pieces and work on a more intermediate level project (hat, baby sweater, lacy scarf) that requires more complex pattern reading techniques, counting, use of stitch markers, knitting in the round, etc.

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Beginning Fiction Writing

Beginning Fiction Writing
Ages: 16-Adult
Tuesdays, Apr 26-May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $175 General | $160 Member
Instructor: Tavi Black
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Have you dabbled in writing, but you’ve been too shy to share it with anyone? Learn the basics of writing fiction and discover what is unique to you as a writer. We’ll discuss genre, drafting, revision and the path to publication. Before earning an MFA from Lesley University, Tavi Black spent 14 years touring with rock bands. Her debut novel, Where Are We Tomorrow? was the 1st place winner of the 2016 PNWA Mainstream Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 NYC Big Book Award. Several of Tavi’s short stories have been shortlisted for prizes, including Aesthetica Magazine’s Competition, and the Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. She has a historical fiction novel based in 1913 in coastal Maine set to be released in early 2023.

Find out more »

Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Tiny Art Studio

Tiny Art Studio
Ages: 6-11
Wednesdays, May 18-June 8 | 4-5:30 pm
Tuition: $100 General | $90 Member (includes $10 materials fee)
Instructor: Anna Sander
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us to make tiny creations to take home or display in our Tiny Gallery at the Blue Heron. Projects include printmaking, air-dry clay, beaded sun catchers and matchbox collage. Anna Sander is a preschool teacher at Honeybee Playschool and loves to create art with people of all ages.

Find out more »

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade

Shutter Speed: Tricks of the Trade
Ages: 14-Adult
Wednesdays and Fridays, May 6, 13, 25, June 1 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition: $125 General | $110 Member
Instructor: Ray Pfortner
Location: VCA and island location shoots

Nothing will transform your own photography more immediately than exploring alternative and other-than-normal shutter speeds.  Imagine breaking the "rules:" moving the camera during long exposures/painting with the camera (Intentional Camera Movement), zooming while exposing, blurring the motion of water, wind, animals and even sports, light drawing, capturing fireworks and even lightning. Explore how in this workshop combining lessons, practice with in-person on-location shoots, and sharing your results for feedback. For any skill photography level, using any digital camera with Shutter Priority and Manual exposure modes. 

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 
Ages: 9-13 
Thursdays, May 19-June 9 | 4-6:30 pm 
Tuition: $160 General | $145 Member (includes $15 materials fee) 
Instructor: Annie Marie Musselman 
Location: On-location at various Vashon farms

Visit local farms to explore new ways to photograph animals and learn about photographers who have captured their images in beautiful and interesting ways. Class culminates in a show at the Blue Heron.

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Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World

Friday Arts Lab: Connections Around the World
Grades: K-2
Jan 28 | Feb 11 | Mar 4*, 18* | Apr 1, 22 | May 6, 20 | June 3 | 1:45-3:45 pm (*classes in March will begin at 12:45 pm and will last 3 hrs each)
Tuition: $310 General | $295 Member (includes $70 materials/snack fee)
Instructors: Joy Ghigleri and Christine Nelson
Location: Blue Heron

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I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

Curious Drawing

Curious Drawing
Ages: 14-Adult
Tuesdays, May 3-June 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Tuition: $140 General | $125 Member
Instructor: Britt Freda
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

This class calls on participants to embrace a curious mindset and to become an explorer, a pioneer, a researcher of things unfamiliar.  We are all born with the skill of being curious.  Put down old perspectives and outdated ways of assessing talent and pick-up a pencil and drawing paper.  Bring a sense of humor, a dash of brave letting go and explore the (mindful) practice of drawing. No additional experience is required.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Tiny Art Studio

Tiny Art Studio
Ages: 6-11
Wednesdays, May 18-June 8 | 4-5:30 pm
Tuition: $100 General | $90 Member (includes $10 materials fee)
Instructor: Anna Sander
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us to make tiny creations to take home or display in our Tiny Gallery at the Blue Heron. Projects include printmaking, air-dry clay, beaded sun catchers and matchbox collage. Anna Sander is a preschool teacher at Honeybee Playschool and loves to create art with people of all ages.

Find out more »

Intro to Improv 

Intro to Improv 
Ages: 16-Adult 
Wednesdays, Apr 27-June 15 | 7-9 pm
Tuition: $215 General | $200 Member
Instructor: Mik Kuhlman 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Explore the spontaneous creation of theatre and short form improv with one of Vashon’s most talented actors. Learn to work with spatial awareness, balance and body centers as you build characters and develop group dialogue.  

Find out more »

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 

Photographing the Spirit of Animals 
Ages: 9-13 
Thursdays, May 19-June 9 | 4-6:30 pm 
Tuition: $160 General | $145 Member (includes $15 materials fee) 
Instructor: Annie Marie Musselman 
Location: On-location at various Vashon farms

Visit local farms to explore new ways to photograph animals and learn about photographers who have captured their images in beautiful and interesting ways. Class culminates in a show at the Blue Heron.

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Suzuki Violin Lessons

Suzuki Violin Lessons
Ages: 4-18
Weekly lessons through June 10th (contact Gaye to schedule)
15 Min, 30 Min, and 45 Min lessons available. Please contact registrar for tuition price and to register.
Instructor: Gaye Detzer
Location: Blue Heron Classroom

The Suzuki approach is based on the philosophy that young children learn music just as they learn to speak their native language – through regular listening, developmentally appropriate instruction and frequent opportunities to play alone and with others. Please contact registrar, Joy,  to register. Once registered, please contact Gaye directly to schedule lessons. detzerubicz@icloud.com

For questions or help with registrations, please contact our registrar at joy@vashoncenterforthearts.org or (206) 259-3005.

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I Solisti di Vashon 

I Solisti di Vashon 
Grades: 6-12
Mondays, Apr 4-June 13 | 5:15-6:30 pm (skip school breaks/holidays) 
Tuition: $220 General | $205 Member
Instructor: Gaye Detzer 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

I Solisti di Vashon is an advanced string ensemble for high school students. The repertoire is chosen from the great classical composers and from contemporary popular music.

Find out more »

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection

Music Together ®- Drum Song Collection
Ages: 0-5 with caregiver
Wednesdays, April 20-June 15 | 10:30-11:15am
Tuition: One child with caregiver $205 General | $190 Member - please register online
Family with 2 or more children $310 General | $290 Member  - please call to register
(non-crawling infant siblings may attend free)
Instructor: Sunder Michelle
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Gather around for joyous music making with your children and learn beloved Music Together® songs and activities. Little ones will love jumping and hiding in “John the Rabbit” & “Sneak and Peek.” and enjoy the catchy rhythms of “Jim Jam Drummer.” Tuition includes audio recordings to play at home and on the go, a colorful illustrated family songbook, and resources with bonus music-making ideas to try at home. Sunder is a Registered Teacher for Music Together who has always loved music, singing, dancing, playing in bands (favorites were steel drum & African drum and dance troupe!) and taking Music Together classes with her children.  Join our music making community today!

Find out more »

Family Clay Lab 

Family Clay Lab 
Ages: All ages (kids under 8 should register with an adult) 
Saturday, June 18 | 3-5 pm 
Tuition: $50 General | $40 Member (includes $5 materials fee)  
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe 
Location: Blue Heron Gallery

Join us for an afternoon of family fun and welcome the springtime with terra cotta sun faces to hang on a wall or on a garden post. All ages welcome – kids 10 and under should sign up with someone older.  

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Vashon Forest Clay Camp

Vashon Forest Clay Camp
Ages: 8-12
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Backyard

Join us for an artistic journey through the forests of Vashon. Build mushroom houses, textured “tree” vases, pinched feathered friends in their nests, silly coil slugs, bird/bee baths and more!

Find out more »

Theatre Play – FULL

Theatre Play - FULL
Ages: 5-8
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10:30 am-2 pm
Tuition: $230 Member | $245 General (includes $20 materials)
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Downstairs Studio

Join us for a fun, creative, and imaginative introduction to the world of theatre. Play games and make crafts rooted in acting, dance, and story building. The goal of this camp is to expose children to the art of theatre and encourage the development of creativity, self-confidence, and collaboration all while having fun!

Find out more »

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp – FULL

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp - FULL
Ages: 6-9
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $135 Member | $150 General (includes $15 materials fee)
Instructor: Gianna Ghigleri
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron Backyard

Explore the magical Heron Meadow through art projects and games. Use paint to transform rocks into woodland creatures, create your own nature inspired stickers, make wildflower seed paper and invite feathered friends into your back yard with a whimsical handmade bird feeder. Play imaginative games that engage creative minds and active bodies.

Find out more »

Vashon Forest Clay Camp

Vashon Forest Clay Camp
Ages: 8-12
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Backyard

Join us for an artistic journey through the forests of Vashon. Build mushroom houses, textured “tree” vases, pinched feathered friends in their nests, silly coil slugs, bird/bee baths and more!

Find out more »

Theatre Play – FULL

Theatre Play - FULL
Ages: 5-8
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10:30 am-2 pm
Tuition: $230 Member | $245 General (includes $20 materials)
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Downstairs Studio

Join us for a fun, creative, and imaginative introduction to the world of theatre. Play games and make crafts rooted in acting, dance, and story building. The goal of this camp is to expose children to the art of theatre and encourage the development of creativity, self-confidence, and collaboration all while having fun!

Find out more »

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp – FULL

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp - FULL
Ages: 6-9
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $135 Member | $150 General (includes $15 materials fee)
Instructor: Gianna Ghigleri
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron Backyard

Explore the magical Heron Meadow through art projects and games. Use paint to transform rocks into woodland creatures, create your own nature inspired stickers, make wildflower seed paper and invite feathered friends into your back yard with a whimsical handmade bird feeder. Play imaginative games that engage creative minds and active bodies.

Find out more »

Vashon Forest Clay Camp

Vashon Forest Clay Camp
Ages: 8-12
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Backyard

Join us for an artistic journey through the forests of Vashon. Build mushroom houses, textured “tree” vases, pinched feathered friends in their nests, silly coil slugs, bird/bee baths and more!

Find out more »

Theatre Play – FULL

Theatre Play - FULL
Ages: 5-8
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10:30 am-2 pm
Tuition: $230 Member | $245 General (includes $20 materials)
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Downstairs Studio

Join us for a fun, creative, and imaginative introduction to the world of theatre. Play games and make crafts rooted in acting, dance, and story building. The goal of this camp is to expose children to the art of theatre and encourage the development of creativity, self-confidence, and collaboration all while having fun!

Find out more »

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp – FULL

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp - FULL
Ages: 6-9
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $135 Member | $150 General (includes $15 materials fee)
Instructor: Gianna Ghigleri
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron Backyard

Explore the magical Heron Meadow through art projects and games. Use paint to transform rocks into woodland creatures, create your own nature inspired stickers, make wildflower seed paper and invite feathered friends into your back yard with a whimsical handmade bird feeder. Play imaginative games that engage creative minds and active bodies.

Find out more »

Vashon Forest Clay Camp

Vashon Forest Clay Camp
Ages: 8-12
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Backyard

Join us for an artistic journey through the forests of Vashon. Build mushroom houses, textured “tree” vases, pinched feathered friends in their nests, silly coil slugs, bird/bee baths and more!

Find out more »

Theatre Play – FULL

Theatre Play - FULL
Ages: 5-8
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10:30 am-2 pm
Tuition: $230 Member | $245 General (includes $20 materials)
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Downstairs Studio

Join us for a fun, creative, and imaginative introduction to the world of theatre. Play games and make crafts rooted in acting, dance, and story building. The goal of this camp is to expose children to the art of theatre and encourage the development of creativity, self-confidence, and collaboration all while having fun!

Find out more »

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp – FULL

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp - FULL
Ages: 6-9
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $135 Member | $150 General (includes $15 materials fee)
Instructor: Gianna Ghigleri
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron Backyard

Explore the magical Heron Meadow through art projects and games. Use paint to transform rocks into woodland creatures, create your own nature inspired stickers, make wildflower seed paper and invite feathered friends into your back yard with a whimsical handmade bird feeder. Play imaginative games that engage creative minds and active bodies.

Find out more »

Vashon Forest Clay Camp

Vashon Forest Clay Camp
Ages: 8-12
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Backyard

Join us for an artistic journey through the forests of Vashon. Build mushroom houses, textured “tree” vases, pinched feathered friends in their nests, silly coil slugs, bird/bee baths and more!

Find out more »

Theatre Play – FULL

Theatre Play - FULL
Ages: 5-8
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 10:30 am-2 pm
Tuition: $230 Member | $245 General (includes $20 materials)
Instructor: Joy Ghigleri
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Downstairs Studio

Join us for a fun, creative, and imaginative introduction to the world of theatre. Play games and make crafts rooted in acting, dance, and story building. The goal of this camp is to expose children to the art of theatre and encourage the development of creativity, self-confidence, and collaboration all while having fun!

Find out more »

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp – FULL

Enchanted Meadow Art Camp - FULL
Ages: 6-9
Mon-Fri, June 20-24 | 2-4 pm
Tuition: $135 Member | $150 General (includes $15 materials fee)
Instructor: Gianna Ghigleri
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron Backyard

Explore the magical Heron Meadow through art projects and games. Use paint to transform rocks into woodland creatures, create your own nature inspired stickers, make wildflower seed paper and invite feathered friends into your back yard with a whimsical handmade bird feeder. Play imaginative games that engage creative minds and active bodies.

Find out more »

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center – WAITLIST

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center - WAITLIST
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335 Member | $355 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri), Vashon Heritage Museum (Wed)

Campamento de verano “Maravillosa naturaleza” - LISTA DE ESPERA
Fecha: Del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio
Horario: De 10 am a 3 pm
Dirigido a niñ@s de 6 a 10 años
Instructores: Valeria Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry y un mentor de estudiantes
Capacidad máxima del grupo: 15
Ubicación: Heron Meadow (Lunes/Martes/Jueves/Viernes), Museo del Patrimonio de Vashon "Vashon Heritage Museum " (Miércoles)

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Salish Sea Clay Camp – WAITLIST

Salish Sea Clay Camp - WAITLIST
Ages: 7-11
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Backyard

Have fun in this imaginative celebration of the waters that surround Vashon. Create slump mold sea stars and octopuses, pattern-cut flat flounders, crabby crabs made from slabs, and watery-hued coil pots.

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Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center – WAITLIST

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center - WAITLIST
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335 Member | $355 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri), Vashon Heritage Museum (Wed)

Campamento de verano “Maravillosa naturaleza” - LISTA DE ESPERA
Fecha: Del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio
Horario: De 10 am a 3 pm
Dirigido a niñ@s de 6 a 10 años
Instructores: Valeria Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry y un mentor de estudiantes
Capacidad máxima del grupo: 15
Ubicación: Heron Meadow (Lunes/Martes/Jueves/Viernes), Museo del Patrimonio de Vashon "Vashon Heritage Museum " (Miércoles)

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Salish Sea Clay Camp – WAITLIST

Salish Sea Clay Camp - WAITLIST
Ages: 7-11
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Backyard

Have fun in this imaginative celebration of the waters that surround Vashon. Create slump mold sea stars and octopuses, pattern-cut flat flounders, crabby crabs made from slabs, and watery-hued coil pots.

Find out more »

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center – WAITLIST

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center - WAITLIST
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335 Member | $355 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri), Vashon Heritage Museum (Wed)

Campamento de verano “Maravillosa naturaleza” - LISTA DE ESPERA
Fecha: Del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio
Horario: De 10 am a 3 pm
Dirigido a niñ@s de 6 a 10 años
Instructores: Valeria Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry y un mentor de estudiantes
Capacidad máxima del grupo: 15
Ubicación: Heron Meadow (Lunes/Martes/Jueves/Viernes), Museo del Patrimonio de Vashon "Vashon Heritage Museum " (Miércoles)

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Salish Sea Clay Camp – WAITLIST

Salish Sea Clay Camp - WAITLIST
Ages: 7-11
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Backyard

Have fun in this imaginative celebration of the waters that surround Vashon. Create slump mold sea stars and octopuses, pattern-cut flat flounders, crabby crabs made from slabs, and watery-hued coil pots.

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Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center – WAITLIST

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center - WAITLIST
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335 Member | $355 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri), Vashon Heritage Museum (Wed)

Campamento de verano “Maravillosa naturaleza” - LISTA DE ESPERA
Fecha: Del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio
Horario: De 10 am a 3 pm
Dirigido a niñ@s de 6 a 10 años
Instructores: Valeria Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry y un mentor de estudiantes
Capacidad máxima del grupo: 15
Ubicación: Heron Meadow (Lunes/Martes/Jueves/Viernes), Museo del Patrimonio de Vashon "Vashon Heritage Museum " (Miércoles)

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Salish Sea Clay Camp – WAITLIST

Salish Sea Clay Camp - WAITLIST
Ages: 7-11
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Backyard

Have fun in this imaginative celebration of the waters that surround Vashon. Create slump mold sea stars and octopuses, pattern-cut flat flounders, crabby crabs made from slabs, and watery-hued coil pots.

Find out more »

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center – WAITLIST

Natural Wonders Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center - WAITLIST
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335 Member | $355 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri), Vashon Heritage Museum (Wed)

Campamento de verano “Maravillosa naturaleza” - LISTA DE ESPERA
Fecha: Del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio
Horario: De 10 am a 3 pm
Dirigido a niñ@s de 6 a 10 años
Instructores: Valeria Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry y un mentor de estudiantes
Capacidad máxima del grupo: 15
Ubicación: Heron Meadow (Lunes/Martes/Jueves/Viernes), Museo del Patrimonio de Vashon "Vashon Heritage Museum " (Miércoles)

Find out more »

Salish Sea Clay Camp – WAITLIST

Salish Sea Clay Camp - WAITLIST
Ages: 7-11
Mon-Fri, June 27-July 1 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $275 Member | $295 General (includes $35 materials fee)
Instructor: Laurie Thorpe
Location: Blue Heron Gallery and Backyard

Have fun in this imaginative celebration of the waters that surround Vashon. Create slump mold sea stars and octopuses, pattern-cut flat flounders, crabby crabs made from slabs, and watery-hued coil pots.

Find out more »
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