Classes & Programs


If enjoying the wonders of art is fulfilling, then teaching the wonders of art is truly rewarding. The Decatur Area Arts Council has programs that will help you be an even stronger arts educator in your classroom.  Consider taking our Adult Art Classes to learn new techniques and projects that can be adapted for your students.  Attend PASS performances with your students. Bring your students to an Experience: ART field trip. Apply for an Community and Education Grant and/or check out our Custom and Off-Site Class opportunities.

CANCELLED - Beginner Impressionist Landscape Painting Workshop

September 23rd, 2017

Learn how to paint a landscape in the style of some of your favorite artists!

Fee: $50 Nonmember: $60

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Halloween Figures or Ornaments with Jenny Cowgill (Cocktails and Creations - 21 and up)

October 5th, 2017

Make your own adorable Halloween figures or ornaments!

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Pretty Paper Iris Folding with Connie Brewster (ages 8-adult)

October 7th, 2017

Learn this fun paper folding technique to create pictures, cards and more.

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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FREE You Rock Painting Event (all ages)

October 14th, 2017

Everyone is invited to spread joy to others by painting a design, word, quote, etc. on a rock.

Fee: FREE Nonmember: FREE

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Winter Fox on Canvas with Jenny Cowgill (Cocktails and Creations - 21 and up)

October 19th, 2017

These fox paintings are perfect for your winter decor.

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Drawing On the Right Side of the Brain with Terry Beer (ages 10-adult)

October 24th - November 21st, 2017

Learn drawing skills to help strengthen your artwork.

Fee: $75 Nonmember: $85

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PASS - Biscuit!

October 25th, 2017

A small yellow dog learns about the joys of having a family.

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

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Forest Sunset on Canvas with Merry Lanker (Cocktails and Creation - 21 and up)

November 2nd, 2017

This colorful painting is simple but the results are beautiful.

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Clay Hand-Building Techniques with Xin (Water) Zhao (ages 10-adult)

November 4th - 11th, 2017

Create several ceramic pieces in this two day class.

Fee: $75 Nonmember: $85

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PASS - 50 States in 60 Minutes

November 7th, 2017

500 years of American history in this fast, funny - and informative - tour de farce!

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

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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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