This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the wood and soda kilns. Participants will learn to how to glaze and prepare pottery for these firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kilns. The course will consist of demonstrations and open studio work time for participants.May 21, 2020 to June 25, 2020, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
This course will examine some of the most stimulating creations in human history. Join us as we come to see how artistic masterpieces from diverse societies and historical periods express a wide array of human experiences.May 20, 2020 to June 17, 2020, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 204
Announcing for television and radio ads or narrating films and videos can be a lucrative career. Voice over has become a work-from-home job for many everyday people. This class will examine opportunities in the industry of voice-overs and discuss what it takes to become successful.April 13-27, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G43
Sharpen your Bridge skills and learn new concepts in bidding, declarer play and defense to improve your game. Master important conventions and strategies for better suit and no-trump bidding, competitive bidding, use of takeout doubles, preemptive bids, slam bidding and more. Each session will also focus on specific ways to improve your play of the hand and defense. All classes except the first will include at least an hour of supervised play using pre-dealt hands.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
This workshop will provide an overview of native pollinators and look at how we can provide them with food sources, lure them into our gardens and provide habitats for them in our urban garden spaces.Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G40
The bird is the word this spring. Who are our native birds? What do they eat? What steps can we take to invite them into our garden spaces? This workshop will offer an overview of Indiana bird life and provide you with tips and techniques to expand your bird-friendly habitat.Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G40
An inclusive introduction to beer through tasting and discussion. Learn about the brewing process, ingredients, tasting techniques, and beer styles-with historical background, modern context, and beer samples throughout.May 6-20, 2020, Hop River Brewing Company
From the vineyard to your glass, this class delivers a complete introduction to wine. Discussions include tasting techniques, wine making practices, varietals, and regions. Each class includes wine tastings and chef selected food samples as you learn to look beyond the label when choosing your next wine.May 12-26, 2020, Copper Spoon
Prerequisite: Must have taken Italian Language and Culture for Travelers: Beginning II or show proof of having taken an advanced Italian class. This course will focus on listening more attentively, speaking more confidently and communicating more clearly in Italian, improving all aspects of oral communication. Students will work on pronunciation, vocabulary and idioms to further develop their conversational skills. They will also receive individualized feedback on grammar and pronunciation.March 11, 2020 to May 13, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G44
Are you preparing for a trip to France, the world's top tourist destination, or another of the 56 countries in the French-speaking world? Seize this opportunity to develop your skills in language and culture. This class will familiarize you with spoken French and tourism-related information. Practical conversation skills for airports, hotels, restaurants, and landmarks will be introduced. You will also learn important historical and cultural details, which will be tailored based on your intended travel destinations.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
This hands-on class will cover video production from shooting to uploading an edited video. Topics covered will include the basics of planning, shooting and editing with Adobe Premiere, options for uploading to the web and audio, lighting, and visual aesthetics.March 25, 2020 to April 29, 2020, Neff Hall Rm B39
Presenting in front of an audience is one of the best ways to earn respect and share your ideas. However, many professionals either fear public speaking or lack the skills to present effectively. This two-session course is designed to help you overcome each of these challenges.April 8-22, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G40
This course is for the photographer who already knows camera basics and now wants to take their shooting further. Hands-on photo instruction will be coupled with classroom sessions, in-field location shoots, and image critiques. This course is designed for digital SLR cameras. Mirrorless digital cameras are acceptable. Prerequisite: Digital Nature Photography: Basic Techniques or equivalent knowledge.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
Learn the criteria that make photographs tell a story and become more attractive to the viewer. Gain an understanding of how to use the digital camera to capture the images you want. You also will learn how to upload images to a computer, enhance images digitally, and share them as prints and via the Internet. Students must bring a digital SLR camera to class.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
If you have taken one of our basic digital photography courses, or have basic knowledge using a digital camera, this class will help take your skills to the next level. This course will cover advanced topics in photography, including lenses, cameras, lighting and theory. Both technical and artistic aspects of photography will be discussed and evaluated, including the concept and meaning behind the creation of images.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.