Nimbus Arts, a community-based nonprofit, ignites artistic expression across the Napa Valley.

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CA 1 Holiday Gift Making Workshop

Instructors: The Nimbus Crafty Crew

Shhhhhh, mum’s the word! We will create a treasure trove of gifts for beloved family and friends in this super holiday craft camp. Students will make tree toppers, gobstoppers and lovely strings of shiny things to take home for your holiday celebrations. Our expert crafters will spend the afternoons making all sorts of nifty gifties using so much glue & glitter that clouds of sparkles will no doubt follow your children for days! $135

CA-1 Ages 6 -13 Thursday & Friday  December 20-21 9:00am–3:30 pm

 

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

Albert Einstein




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Thursday & Friday  December 20-21 9:00am–3:30 pm



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6 - 13 Nimbus' artsy crew 12/20 - 12/21 Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM $135.00 View

CA 2 Polar Camp
Put on your polar ice caps and travel with us to the ends of the earth. In this bi-polar expedition we’ll set our compass points to the north and south poles to discover the natural and cultural highlights of these frozen regions. We’ll capture the magic of the aurora borealis and the spectacular science of snowflakes. Our Nimbus arctic explorers will paint, print, draw, and sculpt penguins, polar bears, Inuit totems, wolves, seals, and plenty more arctic artistry. $310
CA- 2 Ages 6 -13 Monday – Friday  December 31 – January 4  9:00am – 3:00pm



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Monday – Friday  December 31 – January 4  9:00am – 3:00pm

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6 - 13 Nimbus' artsy crew 12/31 - 1/4 Mo Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $310.00 View

CL 17-20 Kids Clay!

Here is an opportunity for younger ceramics lovers and enthusiasts to continue to hone, create and play while learning techniques in clay. These clay crafters will improve their skills and continue to explore the wonders of constructing vessels, bowls and cups, as well as other whimsical sculptural forms. While learning basic hand and coil construction, and with an added bit of imagination, students will design lavish ceramic lovables all their own. Students will also spend some time learning to throw on a wheel and study glazing techniques to add color to their creations.  So get those young hands into clay this season! $150

CL – 17 Ages 8 and up Thursdays January 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21 3:45 – 5:45pm
CL – 18 Ages 10 and up Thursdays January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 5:45 – 7:45pm
CL – 19 Ages 8 and up Thursdays February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 3:45 – 5:45pm
CL – 20 Ages 10 and up Thursdays February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 5:45 – 7:45pm



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Studio 3
8 - &up Ballere 1/24 - 2/14 Th 03:45 PM - 05:45 PM $150.00 View
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Studio 3
10 - &up Ballere 1/24 - 2/14 Th 05:45 PM - 07:45 PM $150.00 View
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Studio 3
8 - &up Ballere 2/28 - 3/28 Th 03:45 PM - 05:45 PM $150.00 View
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Studio 3
10 - &up Ballere 2/28 - 3/28 Th 05:45 PM - 07:45 PM $150.00 View

CL 5-9 U-PAINT Pottery

HEY HEY Come Paint Some Clay - That’s right, bring a friend and come in for some pottery studio fun!

Instructors: Nimbus studio artists

Nimbus is creating a  “you paint” pottery experience right here in St Helena. Bring your family and friends in to select from a fun assortment of bisque ware to design and paint, then we will fire and have it ready to pick up the following week! Great activity for adults and children alike, out of town guests, and birthday fun!  $10 and up Prices based on wares chosen.

Bringing a group of 5 or more? Let us know and we will pull out all the stops! 

*Please note children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult partner.

CL- 5  All Ages  Sunday October 14 1:00 –3:30 pm
CL- 6 All Ages  Saturday November 17 1:00 –3:30 pm 
CL- 7    All Ages Sunday December 9 1:00 –3:30 pm
CL- 8 All Ages Sunday January 13 1:00 –3:30 pm 
CL– 9 All Ages Sunday February 3 1:00 –3:30 pm



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 *Please note children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult partner.

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Studio 3
TBD 11/17 - 11/17 Sa 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $0.00 View
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Studio 3
TBD 12/9 - 12/9 Su 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $0.00 View
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Studio 3
TBD 1/13 - 1/13 Su 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $0.00 View
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Studio 3
TBD 2/3 - 2/3 Su 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $0.00 View

CL11-12 Tuesday Clay Day-Open Studio for Kids
Every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30 we will open the studio for you to come and make some clay masterpieces. You will explore pinch pot, slab and coil techniques and maybe take a turn on the wheel. Each week there will be a new thing to explore or make. Come get your hands dirty with clay.  $120/session
CL - 11  Ages 8 and Up 4 week session Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 November 6,13, 27 & December 4
CL - 12  Ages 8 & Up 4 week session Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 January 15, 22, 29 & February 5



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Studio 3
8 - &up Dennett 11/6 - 12/4 Tu 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM $120.00 View
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Studio 3
8 - &up Dennett 1/15 - 2/5 Tu 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM $120.00 View

CL13 Everlasting Snowman Cocoa Cups
Create a holiday keepsakes that will charm the socks off Frosty himself with these precious ceramic snowmen cocoa cups! Create your one of a kind lidded cup ready to fill with something yummy for yourself, or to share with family and friends… A treasure for years to come! $35
CL - 13  Ages: 7 and up  Saturday November 10   10:00 – 12:00 (Children 6 & under welcome if accompanied by an adult partner)



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Saturday November 10   10:00 – 12:00 (Children 6 & under welcome if accompanied by an adult partner)

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Studio 3
7 - &up Ballere 11/10 - 11/10 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View

CL15 Happy Holiday Gingerbread Houses

Using charming gingerbread house templates, we will work to build slab clay 3-dimensional houses and decorate them with all the “gingerbread” trim and clay candy forms to resemble a ho ho holiday keepsake… one to treasure for holidays to come!  This is a two-part class: one to build your tabletop house sculpture, and a second class to color glaze.  These beauties will be ready in time for your holiday celebration or gift giving! $75

CL- 15 Ages 10 – Adult Friday November 30, 4-6pm, sculpting, and Friday, December 14, 4-5:30pm glazing

Advance registration required. Minimum number of students necessary to run class.



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Friday November 30, 4-6pm, sculpting, and Friday, December 14, 4-5:30pm glazing

Advance registration required. Minimum number of students necessary to run class.

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Studio 3
10 - &up Pentland 11/30 - 12/14 Fr 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM $75.00 View

Kids Holiday Ornament Activity

St Helena Winter Market Fun!

Kids, create a beautiful holiday ornament while your parents browse through the Winter Market. Join us at the Nimbus ornament making activity table.

Sunday December 2rd 11:00am to 2:00pm $10/child



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Sunday December 2rd 11:00am to 2:00pm 

(ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult partner)

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Special Venue
6 - &up TBD 9/30 - 3/31 Su 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM $10.00 View

MM 5 Holiday Ornament Making Studio!

Join us for this annual holiday ornament-making workshop & adorn your home with handmade treasures. Make glittering glass, tin and stitched goodies while sipping cider & sharing stories. Make gifts for your family and teachers at this heartwarming crafty afternoon for all!

$35/person or $90/Family

MM – 5 All Ages Saturday December 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm

(Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult partner)



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Saturday December 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm

(Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult partner)



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Studio 1
3 - &up Nimbus' artsy crew 12/15 - 12/15 Sa 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $90.00 View
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Studio 1
2 - 99 Nimbus' artsy crew 12/15 - 12/15 Sa 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $35.00 View

PD 1 Draw + Paint + Construct

1st Wednesdays – Drawing Club fans grab a pencil and join our cherished instructors for a bit of drawing

2nd Wednesdays – Paint Works gang let our amazing instructors help guide you as you learn to capture the feeling of light, color, atmosphere, shape and imagery to express your ideas.

3rd Wednesdays – Construction Open Studio, spend time constructing sculptural models of your own design. We will provide weekly projects to study and build using wood, glue, and hand tools. Plenty of technical & inspirational support on hand.

4th Wednesdays – Crazy Mixed bag of art. We will explore fun and fabulous art projects that might include any or all of the above!
$12/class or $50/5 class pass (pass good for 3 months from date of first use)

 PD-1 Ages 6 and up,Wednesdays ongoing 3:30 -4:45 pm.

No Class: 11/21, 12/19, 12/26 & 1/2







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Wednesdays ongoing 3:30 -4:45 pm.

 


 

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Studio 1
6 - 12 TBD 10/3 - 3/27 We 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM $12.00 View
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Studio 1
6 - 12 TBD 10/3 - 3/27 We 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM $50.00 View

PD 2 Paintworks – “All paint media”

A great class for new students interested in honing their painting skills, as well as for those wanting to “brush up” on some new ideas. We will explore a stimulating diversity of subjects - landscape, abstract, figurative, and still life, using a variety of painting media: watercolor on paper, acrylic on canvas, and oil on board. Come join the fun and watch you skill grow!

$20/class $80/5 class pass (pass good for 3 months)

PD – 2 Ages 8 to Adult Thursday 3:30 – 5:15 pm

No Classes 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3


 




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Studio 1
8 - 99 Pentland 10/4 - 3/28 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $80.00 View
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Studio 1
8 - &up Pentland 10/4 - 3/28 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $20.00 View