The ARTery

A FREE drop-in art-making studio. Stop in and collaborate on community works of art. Children under the age of ten must be accompanied by an adult.



Stretch your imagination and have some hands-on fun with exhibition-inspired projects in our free studio. Drop in anytime during posted hours and collaborate on community works of art. Children under the age of ten must be accompanied by an adult.

Fall/Winter Hours:
Closed Mondays
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:00–7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00–4:00 p.m.

In The ARTery, you will get the opportunity to work alongside visiting artists in one of our Make & Take, Maker Break, Exhibition Artists-in-Residence (ExAIR), or Connecting Communities workshops. During these special events, you can experience the different ways artists use materials and think about their work.

The ARTery also hosts Artists in The ARTery, a series of talks about contemporary art presented by artists, designers, makers, and curators.

Upcoming Events in The ARTery

October 30–November 30
The ARTery at JMKAC


Explore local architecture through a drawing and model-making project inspired by visiting architects Floyd Hamblen of  the School of Architecture at Taliesin John Doe and Tom Kubala of The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

The ARTery at JMKAC
10:00–11:30 am


Hamblen will share insight on Taliesin history and discuss how Taliesin and the School of Architecture at Taliesin carry forward the traditions of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Make & Take

Drop in for some fun creating something to take home and treasure. Designed for adults and children age 5 and older, these programs explore different art-making techniques and encourage imaginative experimenting in a collaborative environment.  

Upcoming Workshops 

November 14: Make & Take: Block Printing
November 18: Make & Take: Block Printing
December 1–18: Make & Take: Mug Glazing
December 9: Make & Take: Silk Dyeing
December 12: Make & Take Silk Dyeing

Prices vary per project. Register today! Class sizes are limited.