Colorful curled metallic strips make up an artwork
 Colorful examples of 2D and 3D papercraft, including boxes and bookbinding
A shimmering multicolored pot
 A variety of watercolor paintings and sketches displayed on a board

Andrea shows off her jewelry

First day group shot with Ron's cat

Registration for CraftSummer 2021 is open! More classes, more options and great instructors.

One day, Weekend, and Weeklong workshops.

Face to Face in person and live online classes.

2021 Lineup includes: Ceramics with Suze Lindsay, Andy Cooperman’s magic with metals, Heavy Metal (Bronze) with Jim Killy, Silveramics with Molly Sharp and David Voorhees, Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Teaching Art Online with Dr Stephanie Baer, Photography & Lightroom with Julia Cummes and many, many more.

Full course descriptions and registration


And take a look back on our successul virtual summer 2020 workshops!
Miami's first all-virtual CraftSummer program drew students from around the globe

Stopka class with Zoom tiles
Student work
Stopka marbling

Nurture Your Inner Artist

Clay-covered hands circle a pottery project as it is turned on the wheel

"My week at CraftSummer changed my life"

"This class has improved my teaching more than almost anything else I've ever done"

My time at CraftSummer re-ignites my creative juices. I come every year!"

Comments like these are some of the most common we receive regarding participants time in our workshops. Whether you are looking for new ideas or techniques for your classroom, or refine your skills in your artistic passion, or to finally treat yourself to the long promised new experience, CraftSummer offers a truly unique opportunity to nurture your inner artist with a blend of hands-on guided instruction and time for personal exploration.

Classes can be taken for credit or just for fun. With one day, weekend, and weeklong classes there is something for everyone at CraftSummer.

Art Center

Tools and materials used in a CraftSummer workshop

Home of CraftSummer

The Art Center in Phillips Hall houses studios for ceramics, metalsmithing, glass, drawing, and digital photography. These studios serve our Sprint course offerings and the CraftSummer workshops.