The Art & Soul Gallery hosts a myriad of talented artists, featuring paintings, jewelry, printmaking, pottery, glassware, metalwork, illustrations, literature and more. Some of these wonderful artists will be sharing their knowledge with you through our new classes!

Become a Teacher:

Currently, we are looking for teachers to share their artistic knowledge with students at our gallery. If you are interested, please contact our gallery director, Theressa, at 989-224-2429 or to receive more information.


Below is the upcoming class schedule – schedule is subject to change due to artists’ availability. Check up often to see when new classes pop up. We are currenlty working on implementing a printable schedule. If you have questions, please contact our gallery director, Theressa, at 989-224-2429 or

When signing up for a class, please fill out the shipping as the Square requires. You will not be shipped a physical item or ticket. For the class, you will sign in at the Art & Soul Gallery, as your name is on the list. Sorry for the confusion.

September/October Classes:

September Classes:

Bead Swap & Jewelry Making – Thursday, September 29, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Bring your beads and your friends for a fun night of jewelry making and bead swapping! This bead swap is completely free, but please sign up below so we know how many people will be in attendance for spacing.

October Classes:

Beginners Crochet Class – Saturday, October 15, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
This class is for complete beginners, but any skill level is welcome to join us. We will be learning how to make a washcloth with multiple colors to choose from. All materials will be provided. Space for this class is limited. The cost is $25.


Live, Clothed Figure Drawing – Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Everyone from ages 14 to 114 are welcome to join us for a session of live figure drawing! This is an instructionless session, but you are welcome to ask for suggestions from the other artists. Volunteer models can attend the rest of the year’s sessions for free, otherwise $4 admission. Bring your own drawing materials. This will be a reoccuring, monthly course – every third Wednesday.

Silverware Painting Class – Saturday, October 22, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Barb Ladisky will be teaching us how to paint her joyful, holiday silverware (Barb will prewire and bead them). You will be able to do two to three pieces of silverware of your choosing (based on stock). You can hang them on your Christmas tree or kitchen for some holiday cheer! This class will be $25.

Bracelet Wire Wrap – Thursday, October 27th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
This Wire Wrapping Bracelet class is meant for beginners and those that have some experience with wire wrapping. Some physical hand strength is required for this class due to working with heavier wire. We will learn how to wrap beads into a bracelet, as well as creating our own clasps and loops for closures with wire. There will be multiple colors of beads to choose from, as well as a choice in metal color, silver or gold. At the time of sign up, please let Theressa, at the gallery, know your preference, otherwise you will need to choose from what is provided the night of the class. The cost for this class is $30. This class will be taught at the gallery.

Stained Glass Class – Saturday, October 29, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Art and Soul Gallery will be having another stained glass class! Lauri Stephens of The She Shed will be teaching the entire process of stained glass making, from pattern decisions, glass cutting and grinding the glass to the finishing steps of foiling and soldering. There are five or six designs to choose from. The spots for this class are limited
. The cost of the class will be $100.

Cancellations 48 hours to 24 hours will recieve half their payment back. Those under 24 hours, or no shows, are nonrefundable. Our teachers buy supplies based on attendance anticipated and cannot always return supplies.

If a class is cancelled by the gallery, those who have paid ahead will receive a full refund.

Gallery & Gift Shop Hours:
Sunday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday: Noon – 6:00 PM
Saturday: Closed

Located at:
215 N. Clinton Ave.
St. Johns, MI 48879

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