Awaken your creativity at the Ojai Valley Inn's haven for self-discovery and expression. Join us as we learn, explore and create artful interpretations of the world we see. Walk-in activities are available for guests of all ages during
Open Studio hours. Private or group sessions are available upon request.

open studio

We invite you to visit during Open Studio to explore your creative side in the inspiring Artist Cottage. Please stop by during your visit to let your inner artist emerge and allow the meditative properties of art making work their magic!

Tuesday - Sunday | 10 AM - 3 PM
Hours are subject to change

The following activities will be available to walk-in guests during Open Studio hours. No reservation needed, activities range from 20 - 30 minutes, $25 - $45, open to guests of all ages.

artist cottage

Mandala Stone Painting | $25 each
PAPER MARBLING | $25 EACH

ACRYLIC painting | $35 EACH
minimalist collage | $35 each
Bath Salts or Sugar Scrubs | $35 Each
hydrosol face mist | $35 each
POTTERY PAINTING | STARTING AT $35 EACH
aromatherapy rollerball blends | $45 each
CANDLE MAKING | $45 EACH
SUCCULENT TERRARIUM BAR | STARTING AT $45 EACH


WEEKLY GROUP CLASSES

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, PLEASE CONTACT THE ARTIST COTTAGE AT (805) 640-2049.
GUESTS MUST WEAR MASKS THROUGHOUT DURATION OF CLASSES.

MINDFUL JEWELRY MAKING

THURSDAYS 11 AM - 12:30 PM | $120 PER PERSON plus 20% SERVICE CHARGE

Enter the relaxing, creative flow of metalsmithing in this session led by Alix Camp, a mindful craftsperson with jewelry making as her specialty. In this class, Alix will teach you how to utilize simple tools to make two beautiful pairs of earrings, while guiding you back to the present through working with your hands.

INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL DESIGN

FRIDAYS 11 AM - 12 PM | $75 PER PERSON plus 20% SERVICE CHARGE

Join our resident florist, Sarah McDaniel, to learn the basics of floral design and arranging. Sarah will share tips and tricks of the trade to assist you in making your own floral arrangement. Not only will you walk away with a beautiful bouquet, but you'll also take home the skills and knowledge to be able to create professional level arrangements to adorn your home.

Class with a Glass

*Beginning Friday, May 7
Fridays 1 PM - 2:30 PM | $75 per person plus 20% service charge

Learn to paint with passion and find your inner artist. Regardless of skill level, learn the step by step methods to create your own masterpiece. Enjoy the wonders of wine, and hear why the artist Jeff Sojka loves to call Ojai his home. Using his favorite local destinations as inspiration, you will paint the beauty of this special valley and be able to leave with your own finished canvas creation. Paint, drink, and be merry!

SEASONAL WREATH MAKING

SATURDAYS 11 AM - 12:30 PM | $75 PER PERSON plus 20% SERVICE CHARGE

Establish a welcoming entrance to your home with a handmade wreath crafted with seasonal foliage. Expert instruction and all supplies are provided to make a hanging arrangement for yourself, or a perfect one-of-a-kind handmade gift.