Classes & Programs

Kids

Looking for engaging art experiences that will teach your child about great artists, techniques, vocabulary and new skills? Want your child to explore a variety of mediums, learn how to look at and discuss art? Foster your child’s creativity with lessons that will benefit them beyond our studio! Kids who are exposed to the arts are better students, critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Kids can sign up for special “Kids” or “All Ages” classes. Our “Parent Add $10” gives parents the opportunity to take a class with their child at a reduced price.

CLASS FULL - Chocolate Making Workshop - Perfect for gifts

December 15th, 2018

Do you love chocolate?You won’t want to miss this workshop where you will learn to make all kinds of different chocolates. You’ll also decorate a box or tin for your fancy chocolates! We will make a variety of truffles, cake balls, filled chocolates, chocolate bars and more. Create your own signature candy bar! Fancy foils, lollipop sticks and more will make these chocolates extra fun and fancy.

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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Drawing with Terry Beer - Winter Series

January 8th - 29th, 2019

Learn basic drawing skills and hone the skills you already have. Winter series expands on the fall series.

Fee: $65 Nonmember: $70

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Mixed Media Wall Hanging Assemblage

January 19th, 2019

A gorgeous 3-D relief to hang on the wall! Look at the work of Frank Stella and Peter Reginato for inspiration. We'll use a variety of printmaking, painting and construction techniques to create these dynamic works of art. Paint, print, roll, cut, crimp, overlap and much more. You’ll work with the basic principles and elements of art to create this relief. All materials provided.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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PASS - Toying with Science

February 5th, 2019

A variety of science-based toys are brought to life with motion, music, humor, and insight.

Fee: $5 per student Nonmember: $5 per student

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Watercolors with Jennifer Stout - Winter Series

February 5th - 26th, 2019

This winter series taught by Jennifer Stout expands on the fall series.

Fee: $65 Nonmember: $75

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Watercolor Technique Landscapes

February 9th, 2019

Experiment with lots of watercolor techniques then create a gorgeous landscape with the results! This is a great class for beginners. All materials provided.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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PASS - Your Alien

February 11th, 2019

A stranded alien strikes up a fabulous friendship with a boy who finds him.

Fee: $5 per student Nonmember: $5 per student

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Girls Day Workshop - Hinamatsuri

February 23rd, 2019

Come celebrate this fun Japanese holiday! Make wooden Japanese kokeshi dolls, wall hangings, origami paper dolls, collage and more. We'll make and eat traditional sweet treats as well! All materials provided.

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $23

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PASS - Laura Ingalls Wilder

March 5th, 2019

Laura and her family travel across America in search of a place they can call home.

Fee: $5 per student Nonmember: $5 per student

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PASS - Music of Beauty and the Beast

April 9th, 2019

This semi-staged performance will showcase local students in grades 1-12 in the Decatur Park District’s Perform! Program.

Fee: Free Nonmember: Free

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