ART PROGRAM

Art Program

Ages: 3-6 yrs. ∙ Child must be restroom independent
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 8

8 weeks
Days:
Fridays
Dates:
1/17-3/6
Time:
Morning: 9:30-11:30 am
            Afternoon:
12:30-2:30 pm
R/NR Fee:
$40/$45
Code:
151102A,B
Instructor:
Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Days:
Saturdays
Dates:
1/18-3/14 *NO CLASS 3/7
Time:
10:00 am-12:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$40/$45
Code:
151102C
Instructor:
Elizabeth Real

8 weeks
Ages: 18 mos.-5 yrs. with adult
Days:
Mondays
Dates:  
1/13-3/2
Time:
12:15-1:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$25/$30 *Fee is for 1 adult & 1 child, 2nd child half the fee.
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 15
Code:
151101A
Instructor: Tara Tischer

12 weeks
Ages:
55+ yrs.
Days:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Dates:
1/7-3/26
Time:
10:00 am-12:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$20/$25
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 20
Code:
161106A
Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages:
7-13 yrs.
Days:
Mondays & Thursdays
Dates:
1/13-3/5
Time:
6:00-7:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$40/$45
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
7/Max 15
Code:
181100A
Instructor: Elizabeth Real

Ages: 6-16 yrs.(Pinterest Class 8+)
Days:
See class descriptions below
Dates:
See class descriptions below
Time:
4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$40/$45 per class
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 1


Pinspiration  

Back by popular demand is our Pinspiration class!  Each week we will take some of the top trends from Pinterest and turn them into reality.  Projects will include homemade cloud dough, mason jar pencil holders, and kinetic sand.  Don’t worry about having a Pinterest Fail, you will be guided step by step through each project and take home some seriously beautiful works of art!

8 weeks
Instructor:
Sofia Zabawa
Days:
Mondays
Dates:
1/13-3/2
Code:
151104A


Mixed Media Masterpieces

In the art world there are no limits, so why limit yourself to one medium?  In this class, students will have the opportunity to sculpt, collage, paint, draw, and more!  Weekly lessons will be presented at class time,  giving participants the opportunity to explore the wide world of mixed media art, where the only limitation is your imagination.  

8 weeks
Instructor:
Sofia Zabawa
Days:
Tuesdays        
Dates:
1/14-3/3  
Code:
151105A


*New Mirroring the Masters  

Mirroring the Masters is a new and exciting class that will teach children about art, history, techniques and how to learn from and be inspired by great artists.  Studying some of the world’s most renowned artists is a great way for children to be inspired, and by learning  about these artistic Masters, students will develop the confidence to follow their own path to artistic greatness.

8 weeks
Instructor:
Tara Tischer
Days:
Wednesdays    
Dates:
1/15-3/4  
Code:
151106A


Drawing & Painting  

This class will present students with a weekly lesson in art and art history. Multiple painting and drawing techniques and mediums will be covered during the 8 week time line, giving participants the opportunity and freedom to explore the many options an artist has to choose from.

8 weeks
Instructor:
Sofia Zabawa
Days:
Thursdays        
Dates:
1/16-3/5  
Code:
151103A


*New Uncommon Art  

In this all-new program we will combine materials that don’t usually go together to create totally unexpected masterpieces.  We will piece together found objects to create Assemblage Art like Louise Nevelson, build Magnetic Paper Sculptures inspired by sculptor Frank Stella, and so much more!  Uncommon Art is designed to be a class where the only thing we are expecting - is the unexpected.

8 weeks
Instructor:
Sofia Zabawa
Days:
Fridays            
Dates:
1/17-3/6  
Code:
151107A


1 Day Art Party
Ages:
4+ yrs.
Days:
Friday
Dates:
2/14
Time:  
6:30-9:00 pm                  
R/NR Fee:
$20/$25
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 25
Code:
151109A
*Pre-registration is required


National Inspire your Heart with Art Day!

Join us as we celebrate National Inspire your Heart with Art Day!  We will be inspired by the art of Wassily Kandinsky to create a colorful painting using a fun new medium-brush pens.  These blend-able pens look like watercolors but are a bit easier to control, making them the perfect medium for our heart inspired paintings.

1 Day Workshop
Ages: 5+ yrs.
Days:
Friday
Dates:
1/31
Time:  
6:15-7:30 pm                  
R/NR Fee:
$10/$12
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 25
Code:
151100A
*Pre-registration is required

DIY Valentine’s Mailboxes

Boys and Girls will have a great time making their one of a kind mailboxes just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Our creative staff will assist participants as they use glitter, ribbons, paper, felt and more to transform plain old shoe boxes into a mailbox sure to be the envy of any classroom.  Some examples include: magical unicorns, Pikachu’s, adorable cats and dogs, pizza slices and more!  

1 Day Workshop
Ages:
5+ yrs.
Days:
Friday
Dates:
2/7
Time:  
6:15-7:45 pm                  
R/NR Fee:
$5/$7 *Fee includes all supplies.
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 25
Code:
151100B
*Pre-registration is required

Mixed Media Spring Bouquet on Canvas

We will be celebrating the beginning of Spring by creating 3 dimensional paper flowers mounted onto a beautifully painted canvas.

1 Day Workshop
Ages:
5+ yrs.
Days:
Friday
Dates:
3/20
Time:  
6:15-7:45 pm                  
R/NR Fee:
$10/$12
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
5/Max 25
Code:
152100A
*Pre-registration is required

Ages: 4+ yrs.
Days:
Fridays
Dates:
1/24, 2/21, 3/13, 3/27, 4/17, 5/15
Time:  
6:15-7:30 pm                  
R/NR Fee:
begin at $5 a piece
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 15
Code:  
151113A-F
*Pre-registration is required

*Easter themed ceramics available 3/13 & 3/27
*Ceramic painting is for decorative use only, items are not food/water safe
*Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult



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Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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