• *Family Class*
    PAINT WITH ME
    Adult & child ages 8+

    $40.00$140.00

    Bring a child for some quality time and create two paintings that look great hanging side by side. Paintings will be acrylic on canvas.

    Saturday, May 21
    1:00-4:00 pm
    Fee: $40 per adult/child pair
    $20 for each additional person
    Instructor: Laura

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    $100 Artoberfest Donation

    $100.00

    Artoberfest is our big annual fundraiser! We appreciate the donations whether your can attend the event or not.

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    $25 Artoberfest Donation

    $25.00

    Artoberfest is our big annual fundraiser! We appreciate the donations whether your can attend the event or not.

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    $300 Artoberfest Sponsorship

    $300.00

    Artoberfest is our big annual fundraiser! We appreciate the donations whether your can attend the event or not.

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    $50 Artoberfest Donation

    $50.00

    Artoberfest is our big annual fundraiser! We appreciate the donations whether your can attend the event or not.

  • ART BUGS (August)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Sat., August 27
    10-11 am

    Thomas & Trains
    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Laura

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  • ART BUGS (December)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Sat., December 3
    10-11 am
    Gift By Me 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Laura

  • ART BUGS (July)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Tues., July 19
    6-7 pm

    In The Garden
    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

  • ART BUGS (November)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Sat., November 12
    10-11 am
    Pumpkins & Turkeys 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

  • ART BUGS (October)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Thurs., October 13
    6-7 pm
    BOO-Tastic! 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Laura

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  • ART BUGS (September)
    Ages 2-4 with adult caregiver

    $12.00

    An art class for the smallest of artists – explore a variety of mediums. Children must be accompanied by caregiver.

    Tues., September 20
    6-7 pm
    Colors of Fall 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

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  • Artoberfest Ticket

    $50.00

    Artoberfest is Friday, Oct. 21, from 6 to 9 pm at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (303 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa). Everyone attending must be age 21 or older.

    Tickets can be picked up at the Museum during regular business hours or claimed at will call at the Artoberfest events. Your preference can be indicated in the order notes. We will contact you if no instruction is given.

  • CLAY CLASS: Learning to Throw – Morning 
    Ages 16-Adult

    $75.00

    Learn how to center on the potter’s wheel and make a variety of pottery forms. All skill levels welcome. Clay and tools are an additional charge.

    Tuesdays, September 13—November 1
    9:30 am — Noon
    Fee: $75
    Instructor: Peggy Cornick

     

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  • CLAY CLASS: Learning to Throw 
    Ages 13-Adult

    $75.00

    Learn how to center on the potter’s wheel and make a variety of pottery forms. All skill levels welcome. Clay and tools are an additional charge.

    Thursdays, September 8—October 27
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $75
    Instructor: Bill Mateer

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  • CREATING WITH CLAY (A)
    Ages 6+

    $65.00

    An introductory class for kids who are curious about the versatility of clay and want to try out its limitless possibilities.

    Session A: Wednesdays, Sept.  14—Oct. 19
    3:30—5 pm
    Instructor: Peggy Cornick
    Fee: $65 per session

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  • CREATING WITH CLAY (B)
    Ages 6+

    $65.00

    An introductory class for kids who are curious about the versatility of clay and want to try out its limitless possibilities.

    Session B: Wednesdays, Oct. 26—Dec. 7 (skips Nov. 23)
    3:30—5 pm
    Instructor: Peggy Cornick
    Fee: $65 per session

     

  • HALLOWEEN CANVAS PAINTING
     Ages 13+

    $35.00

    Make a fun and whimsical Halloween theme acrylic painting to hang up and show off for the holiday.

    Tuesday, October 11
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $35
    Instructor: Pamela

     

  • KIDS SEWING CLASS 
    Ages 8+, ages 6 & 7 with adult helper

    $22.00

    Sewing classes are safe, fun and educational for your kids. They will develop an array of sewing skills, and will leave with handmade treasures they will love!

    Saturday, October 1
    1—3 pm
    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pamela

     

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  • MACRAME
     Ages 13+

    $32.00

    Macramé is a crafting technique that uses several knots to form the basic shape of the piece. We’ll show you how to do these basic knots to get you started on beautiful macramé work.

    Tuesday, November 15
    5:30-7:30 pm

    Fee: $32
    Instructor: Pamela

     

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  • MINION FUN 
    Ages 5+

    $22.00

    Create projects starring these silly little Minion creatures! If you like Minions you will love this class!

    Tues., August 9
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pam

  • MONSTER INK CREATIONS 
    Ages 6-10

    $25.00

    Create your own monster with ink and add different materials to complete your unique monster masterpiece.

    Tuesday, October 25
    5:30 — 7:30 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Pamela

     

  • MORE UNICORN CRAFTS
    Ages 8+, ages 6 & 7 with adult helper

    $25.00

    Use your imagination to create cute and unique unicorn crafts.

    Saturday, November 19
    2—4 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

     

  • MOTHER’S DAY MOMMY & ME TEA PARTY
    Adult & child ages 6+

    $25.00$87.50

    Plan your next mother-child date at MacNider just in time for Mother’s Day! Come on over for a tea party and art activities. Alternate mother figures are welcome.

    Saturday, April 30
    10:00 am– Noon
    Fee: $25/pair
    $12.50 for each additional child
    Instructor: Pamela

  • MY DOLL & ME: Accessories
    Ages 9+ or 6-8 w/helper

    $27.00

    Bring your doll and create fun accessories to enjoy. This time we will make a unicorn headband, purse, makeup accessories, and more!

    Thurs., July 28
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $27
    Instructor: Laura

  • NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
    Ages 5+

    $25.00

    Discover the fun of night at the museum with a behind the scenes tour, nighttime crafts and glow in the dark art.

    Thursday, October 27
    5:30 —7:30 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

     

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  • NO SCHOOL FUN DAY
    Ages 5+

    $30.00

    Come and join us for a day of messy, creative fun! Snack provided.

    Friday, November 4
    9 am— noon
    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Pamela

     

  • PAINTING CLASS FOR KIDS! 
    Ages 6+

    $22.00

    In this class kids will be learning step-by-step how to paint their own masterpiece with acrylic paint!

    Tuesday, November 29
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pamela

     

  • PAINTING WITH OILS FOR BEGINNERS 
    Ages 13-Adult

    $40.00

    Oil paint is an incredibly versatile medium and has been around for centuries. This beginner class will be outdoors if weather permits.

    Sat., August 20
    9 am—Noon

    Fee: $40
    Instructor: Pam

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  • SANTA’S LITTLE HELPERS
    Ages 5+

    $25.00

    ‘Tis the season of gift giving… and gift making! Be a busy elf preparing for the holidays by creating hand-made and personalized art projects to place under the tree that will put everyone in the holiday spirit!

    Thursday, December 15
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

     

  • SCULPTURES UNLIMITED 
    Ages 7+

    $22.00

    Explore your creativity by shaping or combining materials to make a 3D sculpture artwork.

    Tues., July 26
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pam

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  • SQUISHIES 
    Ages 8+

    $25.00

    Design fun squishies from memory foam. Choose creations from Minecraft, food, animals and more to sculpt and paint.

    Saturday, October 8
    2—4 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

     

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  • STAINED GLASS 
    Ages 18+

    $125.00

    CLASS IS FULL – call 641-421-3666 or email jmbohl@masoncity.net to be added to the waitlist.

    This challenging class will teach you to pattern, cut, glaze, solder and weatherproof a beautiful clear or stained glass window. Space is limited, so enroll early!
    (Increase on class cost due to increased price of supplies).

    (Tues.) April 19, (Thurs.) April 21, (Tues.) April 26, (Thurs.) April 28 from 5:30-8:00 pm & (Sat.) April 30 from 9:00 am-2:30 pm
    Fee: $125
    Instructor: Pamela

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  • SUMMER ART CAMP II
    Use Your Imagination
    Ages 6-12

    $80.00

    This week long art camp will be full of projects designed to use your imagination! Daily snack provided, dress for a mess!

    August 1—5 (Mon.-Fri.)
    8 am—Noon
    Fee: $80
    Instructor: Laura

  • VERY BASIC WATERCOLOR
    Ages 13-Adult

    $30.00

    This class will cover washes and basic techniques using liquid watercolors – perfect for beginners.

    Sat., July 30
    12:30—4:30 pm

    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

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  • VINTAGE JEWELRY COLLAGE
     Ages 13+

    $35.00

    Go back to the 1970’s to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind collage from donated, vintage jewelry. Choose from a pumpkin, butterfly, Christmas tree, heart or star shape to work with or create your own. You are welcome to bring your own collected jewelry for a personal touch, but it is not required.

    Saturday, November 5
    1—4 pm

    Fee: $35
    Instructor: Laura

     

  • WINE GLASS PAINTING
     Ages 13+

    $35.00

    Paint two wine glasses with a winter or holiday theme. Makes a great gift.

    Saturday, December 17
    1—4 pm
    Fee: $35
    Instructor: Laura

     

  • WINTER BREAK FUN DAY 
    Ages 5+

    $30.00

    Enjoy your time off of school with colorful and creative crafts. Dress for a mess. Snack provided.

    Wednesday, December 28
    9 am—Noon
    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

  • WINTER BREAK FUN DAY! Ages 5+

    $25.00

    Have you grown tired of snowmen and sledding? Come to the museum for a fun morning of creating, painting, gluing, and drawing! Snack provided.

    Wednesday, December 29, 9:00 am-Noon
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Pamela

  • WIZARD MINI CAMP 
    Ages 9+

    $55.00

    Explore the world of Harry Potter! Explore classes like Wandlore, Potions, and Care of Magical Creatures. If you attended last year, come again as a Prefect and enjoy new projects. Daily snack provided.

    Please rank your top 3 house choices at the time of registration and let us know if you’ve attended before (Prefect).

    July 13—15 (Wed.-Fri.)
    8 am – Noon
    Fee: $55
    Instructor: Laura

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  • Bronze Patron
    $100-249

    $100.00$249.00

    All General Membership benefits, plus:
    ·One $10 coupon towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 15%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits

  • Business Patron
    $75-499

    $75.00$499.00

    ·Access to Permanent & Temporary Exhibitions
    ·Discounts on art classes and workshops
    ·Reduced fees on special cultural travel opportunities
    ·Quarterly newsletter & special exhibition announcements
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 10%
    ·Acknowledgment in Annual Report
    ·Invitation to previews & Member only events
    ·Discounts on fee charged museum events

  • College Student
    $25

    $25.00

    ·Access to Permanent & Temporary Exhibitions
    ·Discounts on art classes and workshops
    ·Reduced fees on special cultural travel opportunities
    ·Quarterly newsletter & special exhibition announcements
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 10%
    ·Acknowledgment in Annual Report
    ·Invitation to previews & Member only events
    ·Discounts on fee charged museum events

  • Bronze Partner
    $500-999

    $500.00$999.00

    All Business Patron benefits, plus:
    ·Two $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 20%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 25% discount on 4 tickets at this level

  • Household Patron
    $40-99

    $40.00$99.00

    ·Access to Permanent & Temporary Exhibitions
    ·Discounts on art classes and workshops
    ·Reduced fees on special cultural travel opportunities
    ·Quarterly newsletter & special exhibition announcements
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 10%
    ·Acknowledgment in Annual Report
    ·Invitation to previews & Member only events
    ·Discounts on fee charged museum events

  • Silver Patron
    $250-499

    $250.00$499.00

    All General Membership benefits, plus:
    ·One $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 20%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·One complimentary Artful Birthday Party
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 50% discount on 2 tickets at this level

  • Gold Patron
    $500-999

    $500.00$999.00

    All General Membership benefits, plus:
    ·Two $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 25%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·One complimentary Studio Privileges Pass
    ·One complimentary Artful Birthday Party
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 50% discount on 4 tickets at this level

  • Individual Patron
    $30-99

    $30.00$99.00

    ·Access to Permanent & Temporary Exhibitions
    ·Discounts on art classes and workshops
    ·Reduced fees on special cultural travel opportunities
    ·Quarterly newsletter & special exhibition announcements
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 10%
    ·Acknowledgment in Annual Report
    ·Invitation to previews & Member only events
    ·Discounts on fee charged museum events

  • Silver Partner
    $1,000-1,999

    $1,000.00$1,999.00

    All Business Patron benefits, plus:
    ·Four $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 25%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 50% discount on 4 tickets at this level
    ·Private tours available for Major Exhibits

  • Gold Partner
    $2,000-2,999

    $2,000.00$2,999.00

    All Business Patron benefits, plus:
    ·Six $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 25%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·One complimentary Studio Privileges Pass
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 50% discount on 4 tickets at this level
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 2 complimentary tickets at this level
    ·Private tours available for Major Exhibits
    ·Complimentary use of Museum for a private function

  • Platinum Patron
    $1,000 & up

    $500.00$900.00

    All General Membership benefits, plus:
    ·At this level: Four $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 25%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·One complimentary Studio Privileges Pass
    ·One complimentary Artful Birthday Party
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 50% discount on 2 tickets at this level
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 2 complimentary tickets at this level
    ·Private tours available for Major Exhibits
    ·Complimentary use of Museum for a private function
    ·Museum Gift Basket

  •  Platinum Partner
    $3,000 & up

    $3,000.00$10,000.00

    All Business Patron benefits, plus:
    ·Eight $10 coupons towards any studio class
    ·Museum Shop discount at this level: 25%
    ·Donor Board Acknowledgment
    ·Invite to Special Previews of Major Exhibits
    ·One complimentary Studio Privileges Pass
    ·Annual Museum Fundraiser: 4 complimentary tickets at this level
    ·Private tours available for Major Exhibits
    ·Complimentary use of Museum for a private function
    ·Museum Gift Basket

  • Ceramic Studio Pass

    $75.00

    To get a ceramics studio pass you must be a museum member. Members can purchase a pass for $75. The pass is good for one year and allows you access to the ceramics studio during regular museum hours when no ceramics class is in session.