Figure Drawing Drop-In Each Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m.

Join us for informal, non-instructional life drawing sessions with a nude model. This is a weekly drop-in group, $10 per night. Bring your own supplies and easel (tables are available). No registration necessary, over 18 only.

Summer Camps and Classes for Kids and Adults

Register online at or register in person at Mistlin Gallery (1015 J St.) or Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods (1010 10th St, 4th floor). Call Modesto Parks at 209-577-5344 for more registration information.

Mini Art Camp

Session 1: June 5-8, Tue-Fri, 10:00-11:30am, Instructor: Chelsea America

Session 2: July 17-20, Tue-Fri, 10:00-11:30am, Instructor, Emily Seeman

Ages 4-7 yrs., $75

Four days of fun and creative art projects for our youngest students. Explore lines, patterns, shapes, and colors with paint, paper, clay and more. All materials included.

Around the World Art Camp

June 11-15, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

Ages 8-14 yrs, $175, Instructor: Susan Rossmann

Explore and create art from cultures around the world.  Students will get inspired by the traditions and creativity of ancient and modern civilizations on every continent. All materials included.

Through the Ages Art Camp

June 18-22, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

8-14 yrs, $175, Instructor: Chelsea America

Starting with cave paintings, this camp will travel through the ages and end with art of our own time. Each day will explore a new period with exciting projects using a variety of materials. All materials included

America the Beautiful Camp

June 25-29, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

Ages 8-14 yrs, $175, Instructor: Kate Pethoud

Explore the symbols, songs and art of the U.S.A. while creating a variety of projects reflecting the beauty of our monuments, national parks and national history. All materials included.

Nature Inspirations Junior Art Camp

July 9-13, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

Ages 8-14 yrs, $175, Instructor: Linda Knoll

Students learn to create art from our natural environment. Qualified instructors encourage children to look at the world around them for art experiences. We’ll even take a field trip to see local wildlife and paint outdoors.

Fiber Art Camp

July 23-27, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

Ages 8-14 yrs, $175, Instructors: Linda Knoll and Susan Rossmann

Yarns, fabrics, wool, dye and thread will be the materials used in this camp. We’ll make quilts, weavings, sculptures and other exciting fiber art creations. All materials included.

Mixed Media Mash-Up Art Camp

July 30-Aug 3, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-Noon

Ages 8-14 years, $175, Instructor: Emily Seeman

Inspired by the work of pop artists, the students will learn about all art making processes using traditional and non-traditional supplies. 2D and 3D artwork will be imagined and created in this fun and fast paced camp.

Registration will be available at the gallery and online. Look for more information in the coming months.

Drawing Techniques for Teens to Adults

Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

14+ yrs $65, Instructor: Tony Pooler

Expand your knowledge of drawing mediums including graphite, charcoal, conte and ink while creating pieces that use shading, perspective, contour and observation. Materials included.

Junior Hands in Clay

Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Ages 8-14 yrs, /$75, Instructor: Karina Jauregui

Get your hands dirty and discover a variety of methods of building pots, sculpture and figurative projects with clay. Materials included.

Watercolor Painting for Teens to Adults

Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

14+ yrs, $75, Instructor: Linda Knoll

Explore the basic techniques, tips and tricks of using watercolor paints to create a variety of works on paper. Materials included.

Oil Painting for Teens to Adults

Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

14+ yrs, $75, Instructor: Susan Rossmann

Explore the basics of using oil paints to create a variety of works on canvas. Materials included.