River Tree Arts

Craft Nights!


Classes are subject to cancellation due to weather or low enrollment.

March 2

Custom Sign Making

Back by popular demand! Tonight we will be explore different ways of altering old weathered boards to create beautiful personalized signs. Students will use paint and basic hand tools and will be provided with hanging hardware to complete their signs. Registration is required.

$30 per person (members $25)

March 9

Watercolor Sampler

Come create a watercolor sampler! In this 2hr workshop, students will learn 12 different watercolor application techniques to take home and store away in their tool belt of watercolor knowledge. Techniques will include gradients, washes, salts, careen wrap, glazes and more!

Fee $30 (members $25)

March 16

PYO Beer Steins!

We’ve done wine glasses, we’ve done mason jars, we’ve done cocktail glasses… Now is the time for Beer Steins! An what better time of year to introduce this workshop than the day before St. Patricks Day?!  Ideas and stencils will be provided, and all participants will leave this workshop with a finished set of unique glasses. Cheers! Registration required.

Fee $30 (members $25)

March 30

DIY Maine Lobster Buoys  –  * Registration closed *

Leave this art party with your own authentic full size lobster buoy. RTA faculty, Megan Bliss, will use nautical themes and colors to demonstrate and inspire the creative process.  Rope will be supplied to give your buoy the finishing touch! Registration required.

Fee $30 (members $25)

April 13

Clay Night!

Dare to get a little messy in this 2 hour clay workshop! Demonstrations and step by step instruction will be provided to guide you through this creative and exciting workshop in River Tree Arts Ceramic Studio. Pre-registration required. 8 student maximum.

Fee $30 (members $25)

April 27

Crafts with Driftwood

Explore several ways in which driftwood can be turned into something extraordinary! From unique candle holders to hanging sculptures students will use mixed materials and basic hand tools to manipulate pieces of wood into a beautiful and functional piece. Registration required.

Fee $30 (members $25)

May 25

Making Your Own Oils

Tonight you will learn to make your own healing, meditaion and or perfume oil blends. Barbara will be covering the basics uses of oils including aromatherapy.  Students will leave this workshop with blends they have created themselves. Hand-outs included.

Fee $30 (members $25)



Classes are subject to cancellation due to weather or low enrollment.


Private Art Parties:

Are you looking to host a fun and creative party? Do you have a special occasion on the horizon?
If you have 6+ participants we can schedule a private art party just for you!


Choose from the following options:

  • DIY Maine Lobster Buoys
  • Aromatherapy with Barbara Fraser
  • Paint Your Own Wine Glasses
  • Paint Your Own Pottery
  • Clay Night (Maximum of 8)
  • Customize Your Own Sign (Maximum of 10)

Seasonal Offerings:

  • Make Your Own Winter Wreaths
  • Ornament Making
  • Christmas Card Parties

Private Art Parties by River Tree Arts are great for:

Birthday parties, date nights, team building workshops, bachelorette parties, girl’s night out,
reunions, bridal showers, baby showers, fundraisers and more!

Private Art Party Facts:
– A minimum of 6 participants is required for private parties
– All parties are 2 hours in length
– All materials and instruction will be provided in each workshop
– Offsite parties are available for *some* of our workshops; additional fees may apply; please contact us FMI


$30 per person:
– Aromatherapy with Barbara Fraser
– Customize Your Own Sign
– DIY Lobster Buoys
– Make Your Own Winter Wreaths
– Christmas Card & Ornament MakingParties
– Paint Your Own Pottery
– Paint Your Own Wine Glass (set of 2 glasses)
– Clay Night
(All clay pieces made in class will be fired and glazed by the instructor the week following and are generally ready for pick up within 10 business days of the workshop.)

Contact us today to schedule your Private Art Party!

** All art parties are subject to instructor availability **

** Prices subject to change notice **

(207) 967-9120

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