The Workshop

Welcome to The Workshop, an art and craft studio for people of all ages. Explore the site to learn about upcoming classes, specials and the gallery.

Check out our Open Studio Hours, also open additionally by appointment.

Special Event in May

The Chalk Walk is not really a Workshop special, but such a cool event that we wanted to share it.


hosted by Root for Columbus, a program of the Columbus Public Library
Saturday, May 7th, 9:00am - 1:00pm
(judging results announced at 2:00pm)
Downtown Columbus, sidewalk on 100 block of North Dickason

--All ages and abilities are welcome to participate.
--The size of the squares will be 18x18” (individual) and 24x36” (groups)
--Chalk will be provided. Feel free to bring additional chalk and knee pads.
--This is a free event. (donations will be accepted to defray costs)
--Registration forms are available at the Columbus Public Library and The Workshop. A limited amount of spaces will also be available on the day of the event. (Click here to download a registration form.)

Timeline for the event on May 7th
9:00am - 1:00pm check in, find your square, color away
1:00am - 1:45pm judging (community choice and select panel)
2:00pm winners announced, prizes awarded

Free Yarn in January

Until the end of January, anyone who comes to The Workshop for Open Studio or class will receive a free skein or ball of yarn. Normally you can use our assortment of yarn during Open Studio, but in January you can choose some to take home from our variety of colors, weights, and styles.

Win A T-shirt

Stop by The Workshop for a chance to win a t-shirt. No purchase necessary. Drawing is September 30, 2015.

I Love My Group Contest

The Workshop is giving one lucky group, class, club, or collection of people up to 25 free entries in the I LOVE… gallery show (February 2015).  To nominate and vote for your group, stop by The Workshop anytime we are open from November 7—December 21. One vote per person per day The Workshop is open. Please keep watching our calendar for the most current schedule information. No purchase necessary, just stop by and vote. Voters must be able to write their own names.


Included with each entry in the show is an 8x10 canvas.

The winning group will receive one entry per person up to 25 entries.

The I Love... theme simply means create a piece of art that represents something that you love.


Open Studio Punch Card

Starting in June, pick up an Open Studio punch card the next time you're at The Workshop. Receive a punch for every session of Open Studio.

Ten punches = one free Open Studio!

Need Something New for Date Night?

The Workshop is offering a very special deal through Get My! Buy a coupon for Art Class for Grown Ups and you'll get a fun-filled three hour session full of art projects and activities for only $15! Free refreshments are also available. We are offering three sessions:

Saturday May 3: 7-10pm
Saturday May 17: 3-6pm
Saturday May 17: 7-10pm

For more info or to purchase:

$5.00 of Intro to Watercolors

Mention this Special and pay only $15 instead of $20.

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR--Sun., Apr. 13, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

This is a foundation class that teaches the principles of color. We will focus on the basics of color mixing as it applies to watercolor as a medium. This class will work on tone, value, and layering of color. The goal of this class is to learn these foundational principles of color which will then serve as a strong base that will be applied to future art making. Instructor: Kelsey Curkeet. Class fee is $20, materials included.

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In March receive $1.00 off Open Studio when you bring in a handmade frog.

The frog can be painted, drawn, folded, stamped, sewn, sculpted, etc. Bring it in and we'll take a picture for our frog photo collection. One discount per person per visit. The regular fee for Open Studio is $5.00 for up to 2 hours, supplies included. Expires 3-31-14.

Frog Photo Collection