• $10 Donation

    $10.00
  • $100 Donation

    $100.00
  • $25 Donation

    $25.00
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    $50.00
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    Art Market Application Fee – for non-MacNider Shop Artists

    $90.00

    $90 FEE. Includes a $15 jury fee and $75 entry fee. You will be reimbursed the $75 entry if you are not accepted.

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    Art Market Application Fee – for late entries after April 1

    $105.00

    $105 FEE. Includes a $15 jury fee and $90 entry fee.

    Please contact Lindsay at lthompson@masoncity.net for the current acceptance status. If the market lineup is already considered full you may be added to a waitlist.

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    Art Market Application Fee – for MacNider Shop Artists

    $75.00

    $75 FEE. The $15 jury fee is waived for active MacNider Shop artists. The $75 entry fee will be reimbursed if you are not accepted into the market.

  • 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

     

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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

     

  • 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: Edie

     

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  • CLAY CLASS A: 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, January 12—March 2
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $75

    Add to cartCLASS IS FULL
  • CLAY CLASS: Handbuilding – Morning 
    Ages 16-Adult

    $75.00

    Learn the basics of handbuilding with clay. All skill levels welcome. Clay and tools are an additional charge.

    Tuesdays, January 31—March 7
    9:30 am — Noon

    Fee: $75
    Instructor: Peggy Cornick

  • 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

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  • 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

     

  • 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

     

  • 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

  • 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

     

  • *Family Class*
    VALENTINE GNOMES
    Adult & child

    $30.00$105.00

    These cute Valentine gnomes are easy to make and will look wonderful on display! Get the family together for a great time. Each person attending will create a gnome.

    Sat., February 4
    1– 3 pm

    Fee: $30 per pair
    $15 for each additional person
    Instructor: Pam

  • POLYMER CLAY (WONKA)
    Ages 13+

    $30.00

    Polymer clay is oven baked and amazing to work with. Create delightful magnets and sculptures that look like food and candy. All projects will be baked after the class and available for pick up later that day. (3-4:30 pm)

    Sat., February 25
    9 am—noon

    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

  • 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, March 21—May 9
    9:30 am — Noon

    Fee: $75
    Instructor: Peggy Cornick

  • CLAY CLASS B: 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, March 23—May 11
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $75

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  • WATERCOLOR CARDS
    Ages 13+

    $30.00

    We will paint watercolor spring time cards that you can send in the mail or keep to set on a self. The class will go step by step – great for beginners!

    Sat., March 25
    1—4 pm
    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

  • *Family Class*
    POTION EXPLOSION
    Adult & child ages 9+

    $50.00$175.00

    Bring a child for some wacky and fun potion mixing concoctions. We will use glass jars and tubes to make realistic old looking potions. Come up with your own names and mixes, just like the potions class from our wizard camps.

    Thurs., April 27
    5:30-7:30 pm
    Fee: $50 per adult & child pair
    $25 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.

  • ABSTRACT OIL PAINTING
     Ages 13+

    $35.00

    Abstract art is about expression. Learn about the technique and create an abstract painting using oils on canvas.
    NOTE: We may paint outside weather permitting.

    Sat., April 29,
    1—4 pm
    Fee: $35
    Instructor: Pamela

  • ACRYLIC PAINTING – SPRING TREE
    Ages 13+

    $30.00

    Follow along step by step to create a beautiful spring tree painting on canvas.

    Sat., May 6
    1—4 pm

    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

  • ART BUGS (Jan.)
    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., January 7
    10-11 am

    Snowflakes & Snowmen
    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

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  • ART BUGS (Feb.)
    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., February 23
    6-7 pm

    Harold & the Purple Crayon
    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Laura

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  • ART BUGS (March)
    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., March 7
    6-7 pm

    St. Patrick’s Day Creations 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

  • ART BUGS (April)
    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., April 6
    6-7 pm

    Hop Along 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Laura

  • ART BUGS (May)
    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., May 9
    6-7 pm

    Mother’s Day Gifts 

    Fee: $12
    Instructor: Pam

  • ANIMALS OF WINTER 
    Ages 5+

    $22.00

    Wintertime is here! Break the humdrums with some freezer-y fun! Sign up to make some Arctic Critters.

    Sat, January 21
    10 am – noon

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pam

     

  • 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.

    Add to cartCLASS IS FULL
  • 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: February 1—March 8
    3:30—5 pm

    Instructor: Peggy Cornick
    Fee: $65 per session

    Add to cartCLASS IS FULL
  • DUCTIGAMI 
    Ages 9+, 7-8 with an adult helper

    $25.00

    There are 101 uses for Duct tape! Learn to construct some amazing things.

    Sat., February 11
    2—4 pm

    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

  • NO PAINT BRUSHES ALLOWED 
    Ages 5-9

    $22.00

    We will explore different ways of painting in this class with objects like forks and combs, hands and fingers. Get ready for some messy fun!

    Thurs., February 16
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Laura

     

  • SPRING BREAK ART CAMP—SUPERHEROES! 
    Ages 5-12

    $75.00

    Calling all superheroes to harness their artistic superpowers to accomplish creative missions during this week long camp! Snack provided.

    Mon., March 13 – Fri., March 17
    8 am—noon daily
    Fee: $75

  • WIRE ART SCULPTURES
    Ages 8+

    $22.00

    Wire is a fun, flexible material perfect for making 3-D linear forms. Learn how to shape wire into playful designs!

    Sat., March 4
    2—4 pm

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pamela

  • SPRINGTIME GARDEN CREATIONS
    Ages 6+

    $22.00

    Who is ready for spring? Design and make colorful spring creations. Projects would be a great Mother’s Day gift!

    Tues., May 2
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pamela

  • 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: March 22—April 26
    3:30—5 pm

    Instructor: Peggy Cornick
    Fee: $65 per session

     

  • DEEP SEA CREATIONS 
    Ages 5+

    $22.00

    Let the ocean stir your heart and inspire your imagination with sea creatures and zany colors. Dive deep into the sea of fun and creativity!

    Tues., April 11
    5:30—7:30 pm

    Fee: $22
    Instructor: Pamela

  • GALAXY CRAFTS 
    Ages 7+

    $25.00

    “Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is” says Yoda. May the force be with you in this out of world class! We will make projects from both the light and the dark side.

    Thurs., May 4
    5:30—7:30 pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Laura

  • 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

     

  • POLYMER CLAY (MARIO)
    Ages 9+

    $30.00

    It’s a Mario! Discover the fun of polymer clay making Mario and friends. All projects will be baked after class and available for pick up later in that day. (3—4:30 pm)

    Sat., April 22
    9 am—noon

    Fee: $30
    Instructor: Laura

  • 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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  • STAINED GLASS COPPER FOIL ORNAMENTS
    Ages 18+

    $65.00

    Learn how to cut, grind, and solder your copper foil glass project. Have fun creating a beautiful ornament for a window or gift. All supplies included.

    Sat., May 13
    9 am- 3 pm
    Fee: $65
    Instructor: Pamela

    Add to cartCLASS IS FULL
  • 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

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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.