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1-3 miles


4,000 feet

Registration Fee


No art experience? No problem! This mosaic class is ideal for beginners. Over the course of four hours, artist Denise Davidson will guide you through the process of designing and creating your own mosaic artwork. You’ll explore the different types of glass and ceramics used in mosaics, and you’ll learn to attach them to a “substrate,” or surface, to create your final design.

Once you have the basics, you’ll choose a design template inspired by Yosemite’s natural beauty and build out your mosaic creation. Bring your piece home as a memento from your time in the park!

  • Experience level: Little to no experience required, ages 12+. All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Registration: $40 per day per visitor (includes materials and supplies). Advanced registration encouraged. Walk-up registration available as space allows.
  • Location: Happy Isles Art and Nature Center (shuttle stop #16). 
  • Time: 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday. Please arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 am. Please build in extra time if taking the shuttle or walking from the parking lot.
  • Materials: Supplies for this mosaic class are included in the registration fee.
  • Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of participants.

COVID-19: We have implemented special safety measures to keep art class participants and instructors safe during the ongoing pandemic. Please review our COVID-19 procedures for details.