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Art Classes and Workshops

Join us for workshops and classes at Postmark Center for the Arts, as well as the MakerSpace at the Auburn Community and Event Center!

Are you a returning student or visitor? Take our Postmark Center for the Arts Feedback Survey and let us know how we're doing!

Interested in teaching a class at the Postmark? View our Calls to Artists webpage.
Questions?  Call: 253-931-5100


Upcoming Classes


12:00PM - 4:00PM

Second Saturdays

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Join us at Postmark Center for the Arts for free, all ages, arts, performance, and crafts! Every Second Saturday of the month from Noon-4:00 PM.

Wol-Un

Free SISTAHS inspired artmaking 12:00-4:00PM

 Guest Artist 1:00-3:00PM: Join artist Wol-Un for a hands on demonstration and workshop this #SecondSaturday! Wol-Un b. 1999 (월운, 月雲) is an interdisciplinary artist born in Seattle. "My practice is strongly rooted in the cultural traditions of Korean ink painting and calligraphy. By synthesizing these centuries-old techniques with contemporary methods, through the inclusion of new motifs, unconventional compositions, and modern styles of presentation, I aim to facilitate a connection between historical visual languages, narratives, and aesthetics within the modern world." From 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Postmark Center for the Arts, 20 Auburn Ave, Auburn, WA, 98002. 

Ages: All
Fee: Free

Made possible by Kiwanis Club of Auburn.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

5:00PM - 6:30PM

SISTAHS: Closing Reception

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

SISTAHSPlease join us in celebrating SISTAHS once again in this special closing reception. Mingle with artists, and enjoy snacks and beverages at Postmark Center for the Arts. 

Ages: All 
Fee: Free
Guests: Marita Dingus, Brenetta Ward, Debra Harris-Branham 

10:00AM - 12:00PM

CANCELLED | Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

CANCELLED 

Come stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: $0
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

CANCELLED | Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

CANCELLED

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $0
Instructor: Amy Sie


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Come stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: $0
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $0
Instructor: Amy Sie


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Come stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: $0
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $0
Instructor: Amy Sie


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Poetry at Postmark

20 Auburn Ave | Postmark Center for the Arts

PoetryJoin us for another fabulous month of Poetry at Postmark! Featured reader is Auburn's current Poet Laureate: Mateo Acuña.

Mateo Acuña is a queer and trans Peruvian-American poet, writer, and librettist. His work is published or forthcoming in Saxifrage, Creative Colloquy, The Madrona Project. The twenty-minute chamber opera he wrote in collaboration with composer Mina Pariseau, Blood Dawn of the Inti Sun, was performed at Seattle Opera in June. He was the 2023-2024 Seattle Youth Poet Laureate and currently serves as the 2024-2026 Auburn Poet Laureate. Dear Spanish, a chapbook of poetry published by Poetry Northwest, is his first book. 
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Come stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: $0
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $0
Instructor: Amy Sie


12:00PM - 4:00PM

Second Saturdays

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Garden ClubJoin us at Postmark Center for the Arts for free, all ages, arts, performance, and crafts! Every Second Saturday of the month from Noon-4:00 PM. 

Free Family Postmark Craft 12:00-4:00PM

Guest Artist 1:30-2:30PM: Join Postmark Center for the Arts and Auburn Garden Club for an introduction to Floral Design! In this all-ages demonstration learn design concepts from containers to texture and movement. Barbara Smith will lead this demo, and provide a raffle opportunity to attendees with a chance to win one of the three arrangements created that day! From 1:30 – 2:30 PM at Postmark Center for the Arts, 20 Auburn Ave, Auburn, WA, 98002. 

Guest Performer 2:30-3:30PM: Gretchen Yanover is Postmark’s guest performer this Saturday, using her electric cello and loop sampler, Gretchen builds layers of sound to create beautiful instrumental atmospheres. 

Ages: All
Fee: Free

Made possible by Kiwanis Club of Auburn.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Come stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: $0
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $0
Instructor: Amy Sie


12:00PM - 4:00PM

Second Saturdays | Harvest Moon Festival

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

AOLChinese Harvest Moon Festival 12-4PM

We're excited to bring "Bridging Communities" to Postmark this Second Saturday. A series of sharing cultural traditions. 

• Folk music by Auburn High School Orchestra 
• Story telling 
• Display of Chinese Art 
• Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration 
• Lantern Making 
• Tea and Mooncakes! Including Bubble Tea!
 

Ages: All 
FREE

12:00PM - 12:00PM

Second Saturdays

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gift ShopCome by Postmark Center for the Arts this Second Saturday for free arts & crafts! 

• Free Family Postmark Craft 12- 4 
• Guest Artist Brian Lane 1-2PM: Create a print with Brian Lane!

Ages: ALL
FREE

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Second Saturdays

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Tim Get into the holiday spirit at Postmark this Second Saturday! Join us for live music, crafts, and art viewing!

 Free Winter Postmark Crafts 12- 4PM

Ted Vigil Performance 2-2:45PM: Step into the holidays with Ted Vigil! Vigil is a singer, songwriter and a tribute artist. He was born in Seattle and raised in the Olympia area. He has been performing from the age of ten throughout school in concert, symphonic and jazz bands developing his talents as a drummer and singer. Listen to his unique line up of holiday and winter classics! 

Ages: ALL
FREE