ART PROGRAMS

ART PROGRAMS: Art Programs have the potential to help improve a student's memory and concentration skills, develop decision-making and critical thinking skills, enhance communication and listening skills, but also encourage focus and discipline.

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Mini Master Artist

Each class will give children the opportunity to learn all about a famous artist each week. We will then learn their techniques and recreate one of their most famous pieces. By learning art history and new techniques, children will be inspired to become their own master artist.                                                                                               Instructor: Olga Coronado

10 weeks *B.A.S.E After Care Art Eligible
Ages:
6-12 yrs.
Days:
Mondays
Dates:
9/26-12/12 *No class 10/10, 10/31
Time:
4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code: 154104A

Drawing & Painting

This class will present students with a weekly lesson in art and art history. The students will then adapt and transform the lesson to create works of art that are truly inspirational and personal. Multiple drawing and painting techniques and mediums will be covered during the 8 week timeline, giving participants the opportunity and freedom to explore the many options an artist has to choose from.
                                                                                                 Instructor: Sofia Zabawa

10 weeks *B.A.S.E After Care Art Eligible
Ages:
6-12 yrs.
Days: Tuesdays
Dates: 9/27-11/29
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $55/$65
Location: Community Center
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 6/Max 10
Code: 154103A

Beginning Photography

Say click and take a pic! If your child has the desire to learn more about photography, this class is for them!Each lesson is designed to teach students the basics of photography while allowing them to explore their own artistic style. Whether students have a DSLR, point and shoot, or a phone camera, they will be shown how to take clear concise pictures.
*Students must bring a camera from home, if you need to borrow a camera please contact Olga at 708-749-4900 x 16.
                                                                                              Instructor: Olga Coronado

10 weeks *B.A.S.E After Care Art Eligible
Ages:
8-12 yrs.
Days:
Wednesdays
Dates:
9/28-11/30
Time:
4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154115A

The Art of Watercolor

Join us each week as we learn the basics of watercolor painting. We will experiment with different types of watercolor paints, and learn a variety of techniques to show you how relaxing and captivating this medium can be.                                                                                              Instructor: Sofia Zabawa

10 weeks *B.A.S.E After Care Art eligible
Ages:
6-12 yrs.
Days:
Thursdays
Dates:
9/29-12/8 *No class 11/24
Time:
4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154106A


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.
                                                                                                 Instructor: Sofia Zabawa

10 weeks *B.A.S.E After Care Art eligible
Ages:
6-12 yrs.
Days:
Fridays
Dates:
9/30-12/9 *No class 11/25
Time:
4:30-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$45/$55
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
153105A


Intermediate Drawing & Painting

This class is for students who have already learned basic drawing and painting techniques and are looking to broaden and refine their established skill sets. Participants will be given weekly lessons designed to enhance their understanding and knowledge of art and art history, while giving them the freedom to create works of art that are as unique as they are.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Instructor: Sofia Zabawa
10 weeks
Ages:
12-17 yrs.
Days:
Tuesdays
Dates:
9/27-11/29
Time:
6:15-7:45 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center Art Room
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154103B

Intermediate Photography

Go pro! If your child wants to practice more photographic styles, this class is for them! Each lesson will explore various photographic styles such as street, portrait, landscape and more! Intermediate photography is designed to teach the principles of photography while incorporating more unique photographic styles. Whether students have a DSLR, point and shoot, or a phone camera, they will be shown how to take clear concise pictures. *Students must bring a camera from home, if you need to borrow a camera please contact Olga at 708-749-4900 x 16*                                                                                                 Instructor: Mia Coronado

10 weeks
Ages:
13-17 yrs.
Days:
Wednesdays
Dates:
9/28-11/30
Time:
6:30-8:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center Art Room
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154115B


Teen Art Lab

The youth of our nation have so many important things to say, that’s why we created our new Teen Art Lab. Teen Art Lab is designed to be a student driven class where teens will be able to freely express themselves in a completely supportive and encouraging environment. Students will be allowed to develop and refine their current skill set, while being given the freedom to work on individual projects, or collaborative group projects with their peers.
                                                                                                 Instructor: Sofia Zabawa

8 weeks
Ages:
13-18 yrs.
Days:
Saturdays
Dates:
10/1-11/19
Time:
10:00 am-12:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$45/$55
Location:
Community Center
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154108A

*New Midday Art!

This class will give children who are homeschooled an opportunity to meet and interact with one another while learning new art techniques and creating masterpieces! Students will have the opportunity to sculpt, collage, paint, draw, and more.
                                                                                                Instructor:
Mia Coronado

10 weeks
Ages
: 6-12 yrs.
Days:
Wednesdays
Dates:
9/28-11/30
Time:
10:30 am-12:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$55/$65
Location:
Community Center Art Room
Register By:
1 week in advance of attendance
Min
6/Max 10
Code:
154111A

Open Studio

If your hectic schedule and limited space has prevented you from being creative, then our new drop in open studio hours are perfect for you!   Simply purchase a punch card good for 5 visits from our front desk and drop in when the mood strikes.  Basic materials for painting and drawing projects will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring materials from home as long as they are non-toxic and do not require specialized ventilation.  
Please see below for more information.

•While this is not an instructor lead class, each open studio session will be staffed by park district personnel who will assist the artists with materials and offer advice and guidance as needed.  

•There will be a limit of 1 canvas per visit.

•Each person attending open studio hours must register for a punch card at the front desk before attending.

•Open Studio participants are able to store current projects at the studio, finished pieces must be taken home.

•Participants are expected to clean and put away any materials used, and clean up their work space before leaving.

•If participants have not arrived 45 minutes after the start of open studio hours, the park district reserves the right to close the studio for that session.

10 weeks
Ages:
High School +
Day:
Thursdays
Dates: 9/29-12/8 *No class 11/24
Time:
6:00-8:00 pm
R/NR Fee:
$25/$30 for a 5 visit punch card
Location: Community Center
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 6/Max 10
Code:
154001A

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Save Your Programs

Nothing prevents a good program from running more than waiting until the last minute to register for it.
Classes that have a low enrollment are generally cancelled approximately one week prior to the first meeting date.
Please register for your programs as early as possible to avoid cancellations.

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Address: 1619 Wesley Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 749-4900
Fax: (708) 749-4966

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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