Classes & Programs


If you are looking to hone some long lost skills or find a hobby for ...cultural or spiritual growth...or just plain FUN, the Decatur Area Arts Council has a class for you. From beginners to experts, our classes provide participants a perfect creative outlet. Why not join us? You'll be glad you did.

Comic Book Heroes and Villains (ages 6 to adult, under six requires adult accompaniment)

February 23rd, 2018

Put on your cape, tights and masks and come dressed as your favorite comic book, graphic novel, manga or movie super hero or villain!

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $20

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Creating Short Videos for Posting

March 3rd, 2018

Learn how to make effective short films.

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Pysanky - Ukrainian Easter Eggs (age 8 to adult)

March 10th, 2018

This egg dying technique takes this activity to a whole new level.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Pretty Lilly Pads for Beginners

March 15th, 2018

This simple acrylic painting is reminiscent of Claude Monet.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Repurposed Lamp Making (age 12 to adult)

March 24th, 2018

Bring a special item from home to be made into a lamp in this three-hour workshop.

Fee: $55 Nonmember: $60

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Beginner Watercolor series – Art with the Masters (age 8 to adult)

April 3rd - May 1st, 2018

This is the perfect class for beginners to learn how to use this fun painting medium.

Fee: $75 Nonmember: $85

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Acrylics for Beginners (BYOS – Bring your own supplies)

April 4th - 18th, 2018

This day-time series will give beginning painters the tools to help build their skills.

Fee: $30 Nonmember: $30

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Beautiful Birch Trees for Beginners

April 5th, 2018

Use lots of bright colors, layers and simple paint strokes to create this colorful spring canvas!

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Digital Art at Heroic Age Studios with Eric Hector (age 10 to adult)

April 21st, 2018

Learn how to create digital art like a pro!

Fee: $35 Nonmember: $40

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Marbled Spring Scarves

April 26th, 2018

This easy but amazing technique creates the most spectacular and professional looking scarves!

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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Office and Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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