Events Calendar


These introductory art classes meet on the first Saturday of September, November, February, April and June. Class sessions are intergenerational with participants ranging from 8 to 98 years of age and are taught by talented, seasoned instructors. Classes are approximately 2-hours in length.

November 4th classes

9:00-11:00 AM

Horse Hair Pottery—Carbon Designs on Clay

Instructor—Nobel Schuler

Cost $35

Experience an exciting art process using horse hair to decorate a piece of pottery.  Students will fire a clay vessel and create their own unique piece using hand-building techniques.      

12:00-2:00 AM

Glass Fusing—Holiday Designs

Instructor—Bobbie VanEck

Cost $35

Create a striking holiday design in glass. Students will learn about the art of fusing glass - how artists design, cut, nip and join together glass elements. Each participate will arrange small glass pieces to make their one-of-a-kind glass design that will be kiln-fired and available for pick-up the following Saturday.

3:00-5:00 PM

Drawing Basics in Pastels—Personalized Expressions

Instructor—Nobel Schuler

Cost $35

This class will introduce students to the essential information needed to draw using the pastel medium and will explore fundamentals of light, shadow, texture and color as students create personalized art compositions.

To Register: Contact Nobel Schuler  (517) 629-8293

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RAKU GLOW-- A Full Day of Glazing & Blazing

Saturday, OCT. 7             Firing Schedule:         10:00 AM              12:00 PM              2:00 PM              4:00 PM

This special day is for artists who have previously visited the studio and would like to glaze and fire their unfinished work and for those who wish to experience Raku for the first time.  

The kilns will be fired throughout the day beginning at 10:00 AM and conclude at 6:00 PM.  You should select one of the cycles and call to be placed on the schedule (517)-629-8293 and then join the fun and firing festivities during your preferred time.  

Glazing / Firing fee--$10 per piece

First Timers and Walk-In's are welcomed.

You choose a piece of Schuler Arts pottery and glaze it for firing.  Cost is $20.

Call to be placed on the firing schedule  (517)-629-8293


OPEN STUDIO-- for independent study

Weekly sessions are Wednesday mornings 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

                                    Wednesday afternoons 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

                                    Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Class Dates are:    Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25           Nov. 1, 15, 22, 29           Dec. 6, 13,  

This studio series provides a flexible schedule for independent artistic exploration in the area of your choice--draw, paint or work in clay.  Learn at your own pace in a friendly, creative atmosphere with helpful suggestions and teaching demonstrations available upon request.  You can join at any time since the class series never ends and if you miss a class--no problem, simply come at another time.

No experience required.

Basic materials and equipment are provided and firing fees are included.

Call Nobel Schuler to enroll or for more information: (517)-629-8293

Cost:  $25 per session

OVERVIEW:  Oct. through Dec.

OPEN STUDIO     Wednesdays   Oct.  4, 11, 18, 25     Nov. 1, 15, 22, 29      Dec. 6, 13

RAKU GLOW      Saturday,  Oct. 7th

OCTOBER KIDS   Thursdays,  Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26

1st SATURDAY CLASSES   Saturday, Nov. 4

COZY UP With ART   Saturday, December 2         



Thursday Oct. 5th, 12th,19th, 26th

October Kids is an after-school program during the month of October that incrporates drawing, clay and fused glass activities.  Classes meet on Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM and are for students in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Cost: $80

To Register:  Contact Nobel Schuler (517)629-8293

COZY UP  WITH ART       Saturday, December 2nd   @   Schuler Arts  

Come & take part in the 14th Annual Cozy Up With Art .  Visit with artists and craft vendors who will display and sell a variety of creative wares.  Enjoy some tasty treats and be inspired by joyful seasonal music.  You may also join an art class and create your own holiday art gift.  We hope to see you at this special event celebrating

Art, Creativity and the Joy of the Christmas Season.

  10:00-2:00--Displays & Festivities in the Gallery & Studios

    3:00-4:30--Holiday Art Classes--$35.00 fee for Glass fusing or Clay Activities. Please call ahead to register.

                                                                                                                                                             (517) 629-8293


Amanda Cheladyn & Kids-- Waldorf Dolls & Soaps

Debbie Erlandson--Jewlery, Painting & Music CD's

Nicole Goetz--Knitted Accessories & Other Textiles

Mary Habicht--Watercolor Painting

Maggie LaNoue--Prints & Cards

Joan Larsen--Monotype Designs

Pat Messer--Photography & Printed Cards

Sue Ott--Holiday Plants & Floral Gifts

Gwen Tabb--Jewlery

Bobbie Van Eck--Fused Glass Designs

Nobel & Pam Schuler--Clay, Fused Glass & Drawing

6 Sisters--Fudge, Candles & Other Wonderful Stuff

Teiko & Robert Wall--Photography

Melanie Westheider-- Pottery

Laura Wylie--All-Natural Soaps

* Special Music by Dan Steeves

**Addtional Albion Artists Displays

*** Cozy Up with Art is Co-hosted by Schuler Arts Creativity Retreat Center & Albion Heritage Bed & Breakfast



with Art

1201 Maple Street

     See details below