If working with your hands is more appealing than wielding a painter’s brush, Taos offers a wide array of handcrafting workshops from which to choose. Whether it’s throwing and firing a pot, dyeing and spinning your own yarn, or simply learning at last to knit, there are friendly instructors in a vast range of disciplines to introduce you to or refine these skills under sway of the of the creative energy of the Taos Valley. Immerse yourself.
TAOS CLAY POTTERY WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
offers multi-day workshops are designed for serious ceramic students of all ability levels and cover a broad variety of construction, glazing and firing techniques, many taught by notable regionally and nationally recognized ceramic artists
WEAVING SOUTHWEST CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
This premier outlet for regional tapestry yarns and supplies has been a long-standing tradition in the weaving community in Taos. Lessons focus on contemporary tapestry design and are taught by third-generation owner Teresa Loveless.
SAX STONECARVING WORKSHOP
Mark Sax workshops were founded with the goal of providing a format for the best instructors in the field to share their knowledge with students. The teacher-student ratio is small; each 7-day workshop is limited to 18 participants.
WOMENS WELDING WORKSHOPS WITH CHRISTINA SPORRONG
Christina is a performance artist and metal sculptor. Introductory course is in the MIG(GMAW) and ARC(SMAW) welding processes, Oxy-Ace cutting, as well as basic metallurgy, metal fabrication tools and an intro to the art of Blacksmithing.