Classes & Programs
Decatur Area Arts Council offers a free six-week art series to seniors in the summer, fall and spring. A qualified teacher shows them examples, they look at art and discuss it, then create their own work of art. Students leave with new skills, vocabulary and knowledge, in addition to a fun arts experience and a great social opportunity.
Provided through a grant from Susan Wade.
Knit Nite! (Jr. High & up)
January 10th - December 19th, 2017
A program for knitting enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.
Fee: Free Nonmember: $3.00 per visit
Seniors Classes (ages 55 and up)
April 4th - May 9th, 2017
These low cost classes give seniors a chance to explore a variety of mediums, techniques and artists at an affordable price. These reduced prices are available due to a grant from Susan Wade.
Fee: $5 Nonmember: $5
Tropical Watercolor Landscape (Seniors, age 55 and up)
June 27th, 2017
Use different painting techniques to create these fun summer paintings
Rex Ray Mixed Media Collage (AGES 55 AND UP)
July 11th, 2017
Look at the work of Rex Ray and then use printing and collage techniques to create bold beautiful artwork.
Clay Aztec Animals
July 18th, 2017
Look at Aztec pottery and create your own Aztec animals.
Chinese Paper Cuts
July 25th, 2017
Explore the Chinese exhibit in the gallery then go up to the studio to create fun Chinese Paper cuts.
• Janet O’Neal Painting
August 1st, 2017
These fun put easy acrylics use different but easy techniques to create bold, beautiful artworks