Enjoy our single and multi-day classes offered Fall 2019.
Your classroom is within Arcosanti, the world’s first prototype Urban Laboratory.
1-Day Silt Casting Workshop
In this hands-on workshop participants will learn and experience the unique earth cast process developed at Cosanti and utilized at both Cosanti and Arcosanti. This process involves using the ground as the formwork to create the Cosanti bells and pottery. Participants will have the opportunity to cast and create their own one-of-a-kind ceramic bell.
Dates: Nov 23 (SOLD OUT) Cost: $150
2 Day Glass Blowing Workshop
Since 2011 Joshua Dopp of “Highway Hotshop” has been bringing glass blowing and glass casting workshops to this very inspirational location. This year Joshua offers two 2-day workshops leading up to the Arcosanti Convergence festival. Additionally, if you are interested in having something specifically made for you by the artists of HH we are offering collaborative experiences.
Dates: Oct 5-6, Oct 9-10 Cost: $300
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2 Day Photography Workshop
The architecture of Arcosanti is the backdrop for a two day photographic experience. Participants will be guided in capturing the architecture and landscape around Arcosanti. Techniques such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, will be taught alongside artistic approaches to composition.
Dates: Nov 16 – 17, Dec 7 – 8 Cost: $400
3 Day Metalworking Workshop
Participants will learn the proper safety and basics of metalworking. During the class you will learn metalworking skills that can have many applications, both artistic and structural, taught through hands-on use of metalworking tools.
Dates: Nov 22-24 Cost: $450
5 Day Experience Week
At Arcosanti, the unique and vibrant built environment is a living archive that displays the collective efforts of over 8,000 individual workshop participants and volunteers going back more than 5 decades. The 5 Day Immersive Experience allows participants the unique opportunity of living amongst the community of around 70 full-time residents while learning and experiencing the ethos of the work which takes place here. The experience against the backdrop of 4,000 acres of undeveloped Arizona high desert.
Dates: Dec 2-6 Cost: $850