Mosaics with Rick Shelley

Mosaic with Rick Shelley at the American Visionary Art Museum

Take home your own finished mosaic work!

A One-Day MOSAIC WORKSHOP with Rick Shelley! Come and learn the ancient art of mosaic. You will get a chance to learn about a variety of techniques and walk away with your own finished piece of art.

Schedule for One-Day MOSAIC Workshop:

  • 10:00 – 11:00: Learn tools, cut mirror and stained glass, then watch Rick do a quick demo on making a small mosaic with glue on wood.
  • 11:00 – 1:00: Make a small mosaic or two.
  • 1:00 – 2:30: Bring a brown bag lunch and watch a fabulous slide show (fresh mosaics are drying in the sun or under a fan as we munch) then a quick walk to examine The Visionary's own mosaic treasures.
  • 2:30 – 4:00: Grout the mosaics, clean up, a few brief demos, questions, trouble shooting for projects, etc.

Supplies will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring some of their own (shells, buttons, glass, beads, pebbles, etc. are welcome), but please be sure to PACK A LUNCH.


This workshop is now SOLD OUT, but we’ll be offering it again on Saturday, June 13, 10am-4pm. Click here register for the June 13 workshop today or call (410) 244-1900.


Cancellations for workshops must be made 7 days in advance in order to receive a full refund. Each of our workshops has a limited number of registrants and usually a wait list is started. We would like to offer everyone a fair opportunity to participate in the workshop and time to contact them in case of cancellations. Workshop registrants wishing to cancel their registration less than 7 days before the workshop date will have their fee considered a donation to the museum and our educational programs.

*Workshop dates subject to change depending on availability & enrollment, please stay tuned to our Calendar for any possible event changes.