Winter Classes and Workshops at The Brentwood Arts Exchange

By Editorial Team on December 16, 2013
Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.
Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.
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Adult Classes are open to ages 13 and up.

Digital Photography (5 weeks)
Tuesdays, January 7 to February 4 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn camera operation, controls and aesthetic decisions. Learn how to download and print your digital images.
Resident $75; Non-Resident $90
SMARTlink #1310667

Adobe Photoshop – Beginners (5 weeks)
Tuesdays, February 11 to March 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Using hands-on techniques, learn to use the namesake software of contemporary image editing. Create and build skills utilizing the computer as an art and photography tool.
Resident $75; Non-Resident $90
SMARTlink #1310668

Make A Silver or Copper Ring (1 day)
Saturday, February 15 from 11am to 3pm
Make a silver or copper ring and learn the basics of jewelry making. Fundamental jewelry skills such as sawing, filling, soldering and polishing will be demonstrated and practiced. This class is designed as an introduction to jewelry making as a hobby.
Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
SMARTlink #1310617

Beginning Jewelry (5 weeks)
Wednesdays, January 29 to February 26 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Work with a master metalsmith to learn the techniques and principles of jewelry design. Tools are provided by the instructor. Materials can be purchased directly from the instructor.
Resident $115; Non-Resident $138
SMARTlink #1391245

Children’s Classes

Creative Kids Days
When school is out, bring your youngsters over to us for a day full of art making. Ages 6-12.

Creative Kids Days are 9am to 4:30pm
Resident $35; Non-Resident $42
Before Care available 7-9am: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
After Care available 4:30-6pm: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6

  • Friday, January 17
    Zentangle Animals, Marble Paper Weaving and Bubble Wrap Monoprints.
    SMARTlink #1310517
  • Friday, February 14
    Gak, Paper Water Lilies, and Tree of Love sculptures
    SMARTlink #1310518

Metal Working for Kids
This popular workshop will introduce you child to the world of metal working through hands-on projects. Ages 9-13.
Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
Saturday, January 25 from 11am to 3pm
SMARTlink #1310567

To Register:

  • Register by phone: Call the Brentwood Arts Exchange (301)277-2863, or the Helpdesk at (301)699-2255
  • Register Online:
  • Register in person: Visit any Department of Parks and Recreation staffed facility in Prince George’s County.

Gallery Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 10am-4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Brentwood Arts Exchange – exchanging ideas through art is located in the Gateway Arts Center at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood. For more information call 301-277-2863/ tty. 301-446-6802, email or visit