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10 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

10 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

10 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

8 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

8 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

8 week Open Figure Drawing Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Open, uninstructed figure drawing provides a forum for the maintenance of artistic skills and for uninhibited experimentation essential to creative development. This supportive and uncritical environment is available to everyone at their convenience on a weekly, ongoing basis. A minimum of 5 students must pre-register for the studio to run. Students under 18 must have a signed permission slip from parents/guardians.

Abstract Painting
How do Painters get dynamic abstracts that work? In this class you'll learn color theory, color combinations, and compositions of abstract paintings while whirling, blotting, splashing, and splattering paint all into one cohesive and vibrant abstract painting. No prior experience is required. All levels are welcome. You'll leave the class with a finished abstract or two!

Abstract Painting
How do artists take color and put it together to create abstract paintings that work? In this fun and exploratory class we'll discover how by studying color theory, mixed media techniques, and much more. We'll create artwork using a variety of materials and styles, including acrylic painting, mixed media, abstract collage, and painting on different papers and canvas. The possibilities are endless!

Afternoon Adventures Aug 11
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 12
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 13
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 14
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 15
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 18
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 19
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 20
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 21
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Aug 22
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures June 11
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures June 12
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures June 13
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations. Weekly: $98 ($93 per additional sibling of same household) Daily: $23

Afternoon Adventures Session A
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations.

Afternoon Adventures Session B
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations.

Afternoon Adventures Session C
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations.

Afternoon Adventures Session D
Afternoon adventures complement activities campers have worked on during the day, and includes visits by extra special artists and performers as well as fieldtrips to fun cultural destinations.

Anime -Manga Sketching Camp- License to Draw Everything (Ages 6-12)
Take a cue from Anime and Manga artists to design and sketch your own illustrated book or comic book in the theme of your choice. Character and creature design: Turn kids into superheroes, make animal companions talk and pets fly, bring mythical beings and fantasy creatures into your stories, explore alien space or ride giant robots, visit underwater kingdoms, travel to Ancient Japan and witness stealthy ninjas face noble samurai warriors, or delve in any worlds where your imagination might take you.

Anime-Manga Speed Sketching (Ages 11-15)
Inspired by the classic archetypes found in Anime & Manga, create and sketch characters (protagonist, friends, and rivals) and creatures to build your character references guide and tell your own stories through comics. Try new art materials to upgrade your sketching kits. All sketching levels welcomed since instructor provides individual guidance. Feel free to bring your favorite sketchbook journal and sketching tools. Please feel free to pack a snack and beverage to maintain your creative energy during this 3-hour long drawing session. Each workshop is $27 per child. A $5 materials fee is due to instructor at first workshop for a sketching kit that would include a suitable drawing pencil, inking pen, artist eraser, and card stock to work on.

Anime-Manga Speed Sketching (Ages 11-15)
Inspired by the classic archetypes found in Anime & Manga, create and sketch characters (protagonist, friends, and rivals) and creatures to build your character references guide and tell your own stories through comics. Try new art materials to upgrade your sketching kits. All sketching levels welcomed since instructor provides individual guidance. Feel free to bring your favorite sketchbook journal and sketching tools. Please feel free to pack a snack and beverage to maintain your creative energy during this 3-hour long drawing session. Each workshop is $27 per child. A $5 materials fee is due to instructor at first workshop for a sketching kit that would include a suitable drawing pencil, inking pen, artist eraser, and card stock to work on.

Basic Drawing (Ages 16 & up)
Drawing is a way of seeing and communicating. Develop your own personal eye and language as you discover principles of observation, composition, shading and mark-making. Each session will focus on a specific strategy and will include demonstration, practice and group sharing. Homework is encouraged. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Basic Drawing (Ages 16 & up)
Drawing is a way of seeing and communicating. Develop your own personal eye and language as you discover principles of observation, composition, shading and mark-making. Each session will focus on a specific strategy and will include demonstration, practice and group sharing. Homework is encouraged. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Beginner's Outdoor Photography (Ages 16 & up)
Did you get a new camera and are still confused by things like f-stop, ISO, shutter speed and all those buttons along with interactions? Having problems with those changing light conditions outdoors …. or those subjects that won’t stand still. This class will start from scratch and talk about all those things, camera gear, composition with the purpose of giving you the information you need to take that camera off of automatic and compose/shoot the picture you want rather than what the camera thinks you want. There will be some emphasis on outdoor and animal photography including places to shoot, and things to do out in nature. We will have some practice with an optional photo-shoot at Duke Gardens (at 3:00pm) after the indoor portion of the class. So bring that camera to class and learn more about it.

Beginning Bellydance
Learn this beautiful dance that is great low impact exercise for all shapes, sizes and ages. We'll cover exciting hip and shoulder shimmies, graceful arm movements and fun steps, all from an experienced teacher. You don't need previous dance experience. Bring a large scarf for your hips. Loaner scarves are available.

Beginning Ukulele
Learn the basics on this great little instrument, one of the easiest to play. You'll learn how to tune and play a few simple chords for favorite tunes, all in a supportive environment with a fun teacher.

Beginning Watercolor Painting (Ages 16 & up)
This class is for serious beginners who are starting their watercolor journey or who need a refresher of the basics, and others who are continuing their exploration of watercolor possibilities. Beginners can expect to focus on materials, paint application techniques, control and color theory with demonstrations, challenging practice in class, and home work assignments. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel (Ages 16 & up)
Use the potter’s wheel to make cups, mugs, bowls, vases & much more. If you’ve never used a potter’s wheel before, you’ll learn the skills needed to make pottery. If you’re a returning student, we’ll focus on improving your skills.

Block Print Cards Workshop
Explore the handmade realm of block printing ranging from laying out your design, transferring to the block, carving the block, printing the block and trimming down to size. We will be exploring the “Newport Block” methodology of using multiple inks on one block to make polychrome prints that are exciting. The inking technique is key here; this late development makes some powerful and fun results with a minimum amount of effort. Choose from three formats to produce greeting cards, post cards, enclosure cards and mailers to be carved and printed in this workshop. Bring your images - sizes will be 3x5, 4 1/2x6 and 5” square – you will choose between a fold over card, a post card and something imaginative. Tools and supplies provided. Please bring a bagged lunch as the first half of the class will be preparing the block, then lunch break, then printing. A $15 materials fee is due to instructor the day of the workshop.

Building Confidence through Dance (Ages 10-12)
Come let your confidence grow. Not just as a dancer, but more importantly, as a person, this class teaches new ways of moving so that we can express ourselves creatively and without restraint. With technical exercises and expansive imaginative thought, your inner dancer will be set free. No experience necessary.

Cartoon Sketching - Greek Mythology Heroes and Monsters
Sharpen eye-hand coordination and drawing skills while creating characters and fantasy creatures often found in Action and Super hero movies, Japanese animation, and comic books. Create a cast and design a world to tell your own stories through comics or illustrated mini books. Class is suitable for beginners as well as advance students that wish to continue to refine their sketching skills and try new art materials. Listed subtitles are flexible enough, so that each student may focus on the theme of their preference. A $5 material fee is due to instructor at first class for a sketching kit that would include a suitable drawing pencil, inking pen, artist eraser, and card stock to work on. Galactic Showdown Learn to draw aliens and predators including bugs, galactic knights, and perhaps a star trooper or two.

Cartoon Sketching Anime & Manga Characters and Creatures (Ages 5-12)
Sharpen eye-hand coordination and drawing skills while creating characters and fantasy creatures found in action and super hero movies, Japanese animation, and comic books. Create a cast and design a world to tell your own stories through comics or illustrated mini books. Class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced students that wish to continue to refine their sketching skills and try new art materials. Listed subtitles are flexible enough, so that each student may focus on the theme of their preference. A $5 materials fee is due to instructor at first class for a sketching kit that would include a suitable drawing pencil, inking pen, artist eraser, and card stock to work on.

Cartoon Sketching Anime & Manga Characters and Creatures (Ages 5-12)
Sharpen eye-hand coordination and drawing skills while creating characters and fantasy creatures found in action and super hero movies, Japanese animation, and comic books. Create a cast and design a world to tell your own stories through comics or illustrated mini books. Class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced students that wish to continue to refine their sketching skills and try new art materials. Listed subtitles are flexible enough, so that each student may focus on the theme of their preference. A $5 materials fee is due to instructor at first class for a sketching kit that would include a suitable drawing pencil, inking pen, artist eraser, and card stock to work on.

Cha Cha - Level 1
This class will move anyone and everyone into the world of dancing! This is a fun easy dance that gets your body moving to exciting Latin rhythms and is heart healthy too! No partner necessary but bring one if you have one.

Chainmaille Jewelry Workshop (Ages 7-12)
Bring out the sparkle in your child’s eyes and their jewelry. In this two hour course, students will learn some introductory techniques and weaves to jump start their potential. They will then be allowed to let their imaginations run wild as they weave together a rainbow of anodized aluminum jump rings into vibrant bracelets, necklaces and earrings. A materials cost of $6 is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Chainmaille Jewelry Workshop (Ages 7-12)
Bring out the sparkle in your child’s eyes and their jewelry. In this two hour course, students will learn some introductory techniques and weaves to jump start their potential. They will then be allowed to let their imaginations run wild as they weave together a rainbow of anodized aluminum jump rings into vibrant bracelets, necklaces and earrings. A materials cost of $6 is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Creativity Through Movement (Ages 7-9)
Creativity Through Movement (Ages 7-9) Come explore all the various ways we can use dance to express ourselves. Each class begins with set exercises designed to make young bodies stronger and more flexible, and then moves on to games, tasks and improvisational challenges that will open a world of creative abilities. No experience necessary.

Digital Photography I (Ages 16 & up)
Digital photography is a wonderful, easy and friendly medium - but should you not see it that way, then this course is for you. You will learn all the basics of camera operation while exploring composition, color and concept. A brief introduction to photo editing is included. Students should have a digital camera with manual exposure control.

Digital Photography I (Ages 16 & up)
Learn how to operate your camera, develop habits that will improve your work, and make striking and memorable photos. All camera types are welcome. Bring your camera and instruction manual to the first class, and be ready to start making pictures.

Drawing-Based Transparent Watercolor (Ages 16 & up)
Easy and inexpensive! Only 2 brushes and 4 tubes of watercolor!! Each week focuses on one basic drawing strategy plus one simple watercolor technique. Practice in class and through weekly homework projects. All experience levels are welcome. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Drawing-Based Transparent Watercolor (Ages 16 & up)
Easy and inexpensive! Only 2 brushes and 4 tubes of watercolor!! Each week focuses on one basic drawing strategy plus one simple watercolor technique. Practice in class and through weekly homework projects. All experience levels are welcome. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Encaustic Workshop
Learn the basics of Encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax! Hot Encaustic wax is an intoxicating medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere between painting and sculpture. This affordable workshop includes 2 10 x 10 x 2" cradled canvases and unlimited encaustic medium. Through guided demonstrations, you'll explore layer-building techniques using different fusing tools to create unique surfaces. You'll learn collage, image transferring, painting and transparent layering. Al the end of the workshop, you'll have 2 completed pieces of art. We will discuss safety procedures, ventilation and proper care for art pieces and tools. For beginning, intermediate and advanced students. A $40 materials fee is due to instructor at each workshop. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Encaustic Workshop
Learn the basics of Encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax! Hot Encaustic wax is an intoxicating medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere between painting and sculpture. This affordable workshop includes 2 10 x 10 x 2" cradled canvases and unlimited encaustic medium. Through guided demonstrations, you'll explore layer-building techniques using different fusing tools to create unique surfaces. You'll learn collage, image transferring, painting and transparent layering. Al the end of the workshop, you'll have 2 completed pieces of art. We will discuss safety procedures, ventilation and proper care for art pieces and tools. For beginning, intermediate and advanced students. A $40 materials fee is due to instructor at each workshop. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Felted Purse
Seamless 3 dimensional feltmaking techniques offer limitless opportunities in the area of wearable art. In this class, we will learn this technique through the creation of a felted purse. A $20 materials fee is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Felted Web Scarf
Learn the art of feltmaking and create a beautiful and versatile scarf that can be worn open and airy as an accent or tightly gathered to keep your neck warm. A $15 materials fee is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Figure Drawing (Ages 16 & up)
This class combines practice and personal expression with instruction and critique. It offers both short poses (30 second) and long poses (30 minute). Each session will address one specific element of drawing through examples and demonstrations. Basic drawing skills are needed for this course. Students under eighteen must provide a signed permission letter from a parent or guardian. Please check the DAC website for supply list.

Fox Trot - Level 1
If slow and easy is your style then this is the class for you. This style of Ballroom Dancing is also one of the easiest to learn first. If you are planning to attend a formal event or are planning a wedding then this is the perfect class for you. This is low impact but you will still be active. No partner necessary but bring one if you have one.

Functional Teapot Making Class (Ages 16 & up)
Let's discuss the fundamentals to making a teapot! From start to finish students will learn to throw teapot forms, spouts, lids, and pull or shape handles. Demonstrations will focus on wheel thrown forms with altering opportunities. Throughout the session students will have time to work on other thrown forms in addition to making a teapot. Basic Wheel throwing skill levels are needed. Come to class with ribs, & a sketchbook.

Glass Mosaic Workshop
This class is an introduction to using different types of glass to create mosaics. The workshop will include the design of functional and non-functional projects using new glass as well as recycled glass containers and available glass scraps. Types of glass available during class include stained glass, cast glass, glass tiles, recycled glass containers, mirror and found objects. Students will also have the opportunity to learn different types and methods of grouting. A $20 supply fee is due to instructor at first meeting. Bring an object to mosaic.

Glass Mosaic Workshop
This class is an introduction to using different types of glass to create mosaics. The workshop will include the design of functional and non-functional projects using new glass as well as recycled glass containers and available glass scraps. Types of glass available during class include stained glass, cast glass, glass tiles, recycled glass containers, mirror and found objects. Students will also have the opportunity to learn different types and methods of grouting. A $20 supply fee is due to instructor at first meeting. Bring an object to mosaic.

Glass Mosaic Workshop
Introduction to using different types of glass for mosaics. The workshop will include the design of functional and non-functional projects using new glass as well as recycled glass containers and available glass scraps. Types of glass available include stained glass, cast glass, glass tiles, recycled glass containers, mirror and found objects. Different types and methods of grouting the mosaics will be covered. A $20 supply fee is due to the instructor at first class meeting. Supplies plus glass is available for purchase from the instructor. Bring an object to mosaic.

Guided Painting Studio (Ages 16 & up)
Are you ready to go to the next level in your painting? Would you like to develop your personal style, learn more about how to use color, improve your painting techniques? If so, then this is the class for you! Come and push your skills to new heights in a stimulating and supportive environment. Anne works with each student individually to help them realize their artistic potential. Students work on their own projects in their preferred media.

Guided Pottery Studio (Ages 18 & up)
Want to work on your own but still need a little help? This intermediate class is appropriate for the student with previous wheel or handbuilding experience who is ready to work independently. Improve your technique and refine your skills with as-needed assistance. Sorry, no beginners.

Guided Pottery Studio (Ages 18 & up)
Want to work on your own but still need a little help? This intermediate class is appropriate for the student with previous wheel or handbuilding experience who is ready to work independently. Improve your technique and refine your skills with as-needed assistance. Sorry, no beginners.

Guitar for Kids I (Ages 8-12)
Kids, want to play your favorite songs on the coolest instrument? Learn basic chords plus how to read tab (a simple method of playing single notes.) No experience necessary. Bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric. If the latter, bring an amp and extension chord. No toy guitars please.

Guitar I (Ages 16 & up)
Pull that guitar out from under your bed! Learn how to tune, strum a few basic chords and read tab (a simple method for reading single notes). We’ll apply what you’ve learned to a few favorite tunes.

Hand-Embriodery Class
Are you ready to learn the ancient craft of hand embroidery? This 6 week course will cover fundamental techniques of hand embroidery from chain stitch, buttonhole, running stitch, satin stitch, and more! You can sew your embroidered creations into pillows, picture frames, accessories and more. You'll start by learning the basic stitches. You will also learn how to follow a pre-selected pattern, and how to create and execute an original design. Tools will be provided. A $20 materials fee is due to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Handbuilding 101 (Ages 18 & up)
Handbuilding 101 (Ages 18 and up) Curious about clay? Haven’t touched the stuff since kindergarten? Well now is your chance to learn the basics of handbuilding. This class will cover pinch pots, working with coils and slab construction. Challenge yourself, try something new and go home with something great.

Handbuilding 101 (Ages 18 & up)
Handbuilding 101 (Ages 18 and up) Curious about clay? Haven’t touched the stuff since kindergarten? Well now is your chance to learn the basics of handbuilding. This class will cover pinch pots, working with coils and slab construction. Challenge yourself, try something new and go home with something great.

Home School KIDS CLAY! (Ages 7-12)
Forget the after school rush and give your kids a chance to learn the basic of handbuilding. Students will create both functional and sculptural ceramic pieces with coils, pinch, and slab construction. Students will be encouraged to design and create their own projects. No two sessions alike. This class will take place at the DAC Clay Studio located at Northgate Mall.

Individual Music
The Durham Arts Council provides the opportunity for children and adults to participate in individual music instruction from beginning to advanced skill levels. Our music faculty is comprised of experienced professional musicians and educators, trained at some of the country’s finest music conservatories and universities. All instructors perform professionally, both as solo artists and with symphonies, chamber groups, opera companies and other music ensembles. The Individual Music Lesson program is offered in two 18 week semester during the fall, winter/spring and one 6 to 8 week semester during the summer. Every student enrolled in the individual music lesson program is invited to perform at the Spring Student Recital. To inquire about Individual Music Lessons, please call (919) 560-2726.

Individual Music Lessons- 60 minutes
The Durham Arts Council provides the opportunity for children and adults to participate in individual music instruction from beginning to advanced skill levels. Our music faculty is comprised of experienced professional musicians and educators, trained at some of the country’s finest music conservatories and universities. All instructors perform professionally, both as solo artists and with symphonies, chamber groups, opera companies and other music ensembles. The Individual Music Lesson program is offered in two 18 week semester during the fall, winter/spring and one 6 to 8 week semester during the summer. Every student enrolled in the individual music lesson program is invited to perform at the Spring Student Recital. To inquire about Individual Music Lessons, please call (919) 560-2726.

Intermediate and Advanced Life Drawing
This is an intermediate and advanced life drawing course designed for those who already have had a life drawing course previously or other extensive drawing experience. The class will assume prior experience and understanding of gesture and contour drawing, extended gesture, tonal modeling, and proportion. We will review briefly and then build on these techniques to develop a range of visual and rendering skills. We’ll build on this foundation with anatomical studies, special detail and form studies, and develop compositional strategies. We’ll develop these skills while enhancing your own personal expressive voice. Techniques will focus primarily on using charcoal, Conté crayons, and ink while opening up the end of the course to other water based and drawing media. Regular class critiques will mark your progression and we’ll discuss some of the ways the figure can carry meaning whether through expression, technique, or scale. We will look at historical and contemporary works and techniques by a range of artists for both understanding and inspiration. Leonardo da Vince said `The supreme misfortune is when theory outstrips performance’ so all of these elements will build progressively with development of your rendering skills the primary focus. Students under eighteen must provide a signed permission letter from a parent or guardian. Please check DAC website for supply list

INTERMEDIATE Drawing-Based Transparent Watercolor: FOCUS ON COLLAGE (Ages 16 & up)
In this intermediate class, artists who have taken Drawing-Based Transparent Watercolor will expand their palette, learn additional strategies and have more studio time. This summer we will add elements of collage to our watercolor paintings. Our materials will include bits of text, photographs and fabric, as well as found objects and handpainted papers. A little glue and lot of imagination will add texture and imagery, realism and fun to our work. As always, short weekly lessons, demos, group critiques and homework projects will guide our exploration. Please check the DAC website for the intermediate supply list.

Intro to Kiln Fired Glass (Ages 16 & up)
In this introductory kiln class will begin with a fusing project, advance to a painting with frit project and a mold making project for slumping the fused project. We will conclude with a final mold making project for casting. Students will have the opportunity to design 3-D forms in clay and then make molds to accommodate the glass to be placed in the kiln to be fired. Once fired, students will learn how to clean up and finish their work. Glass can be purchased from the instructor; the cost is $1.00 per oz. Students can also purchase glass online. (We will be using System 96 glass.) A $20 material fee will cover clay, mold materials and firing of work is due to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Intro to Soldering 2 of 3 - Bezel Fabrication
This course series will focus on the essential jewelry techniques and is a great place to start for the absolute beginner metalsmith. Using non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass and silver, we will cover sawing, soldering, filing, texturing, stamping and much more. In the 2nd class, we will fabricate a simple bezel to set a cabochon stone, using fine silver, and sterling silver. Cut, solder and texture. A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at class time (additional materials will be available for purchase in class). A limited set of tools will be available for use in class – students should bring any of their own tools and supplies to use in class. Please check the DAC website for additional supply list.

Intro to Soldering 3 of 3 - Bezel Stone Cabochon Setting
This course series will focus on the essential jewelry techniques and is a great place to start for the absolute beginner metalsmith. Using non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass and silver, we will cover sawing, soldering, filing, texturing, stamping and much more. In the 3rd class, we will continue the bezel fabrication that was started in the previous class and set a stone in the bezel. We will finish, burnish and polish the setting. A materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at class time (additional materials will be available for purchase in class). A limited set of tools will be available for use in class – students should bring any of their own tools and supplies to use in class. Please check the DAC website for additional supply list.

Introduction to Chainmaille Jewelry (Ages 16 & up)
Learn the art of weaving your own chain and chainmaille jewelry. Based upon classic chainmaille patterns used by medieval knights as armor, we will make jewelry pieces that are lightweight, wearable and colorful. Each session will focus on a different weave (such as Byzantine, Full Persian, Mobius and European 4 in 1) and how to fashion that weave into necklaces, bracelets, earrings and other wearable jewelry. We’ll use anodized aluminum jump rings, available in a rainbow of color options for you to choose. Students should expect to leave the class with over a dozen finished pieces of jewelry. A materials cost of $40 is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list.

Introduction to Monoprint
Learn the basics of monoprinting this exciting one day workshop. This is the most painterly method of printing and requires no cutting. Each print is a unique original thus the name monoprint. This course will start from the basics of materials and techniques. Bring your sketch to class for your 9”x12” plate. Sketches can be drawings, assemblages, photographs, images you find or things you assemble. Learn the basics in a few hours. Please bring lunch; there will be a break midway through the class. We will be using oil paint and mineral spirits to create our prints. Tools are supplied. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor at first class meeting.

Kids Clay! (Ages 7-12)
Students will learn how to build various toys, household items, gifts, and objects of pure fantasy. Creativity and fun combine to create an imaginative introduction to clay and pottery. No two sessions are alike. This class will take place at the DAC Clay Studio located at Northgate Mall.

Mini Camp 1: 6/11 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp.

Mini Camp 1: 6/12 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp.

Mini Camp 1: 6/13 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp.

Mini Camp 2: 8/11 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 2: 8/12 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 2: 8/13 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 2: 8/14 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 2: 8/15 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 3: 8/18 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 3: 8/19 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 3: 8/20 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 3: 8/21 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Mini Camp 3: 8/22 Abstract Art and Music
Abstract Art and Music are both forms of art that depart from realism. Abstract visual art uses color, line and form to create imagery that isn’t representational. Musicians use their instruments to create new sounds that you aren’t familiar. Come explore visual and musical sides of abstract art during this exciting camp. Weekly: $142 ($132 per additional sibling) Daily: $32

Modern Movement and Improv Clinic (Ages 13 & up)
Come learn new ways to open up the body through generous, feel-good movement. This class utilizes structured Modern Dance techniques which will allow you to feel free, open, and at ease throughout set exercises and movement improvisation.

Multicolor Blockprint on Paper
Learn the basics of blockprinting in this stimulating one day workshop. This course will start from the basics – layout, carve and print, as your create a block for multicolor inking. Bring a sketch to class for your 8” x 8” block. Please bring lunch; there will be a break midway through the class. Tools are supplied. A $15 materials fee is due to instructor the day of the workshop.

Painting Gone Wild (Ages 16 & up)
Have you ever wondered what it means to explore paint? Have you ever just wanted to express yourself using color, line, form and energy? Would you like to explore a range of subject matter- say, abstract and landscape? Do all paintings use only paint or can other tools like pencil and collage be incorporated? Would you like to paint on a variety of surfaces? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then this is the class for you! We will push the boundaries of painting by exploring paint and any other additions you choose to incorporate. Please check DAC website for supply list.

Painting Gone Wild (Ages 16 & up)
Have you ever wondered what it means to explore paint? Have you ever just wanted to express yourself using color, line, form and energy? Would you like to explore a range of subject matter- say, abstract and landscape? Do all paintings use only paint or can other tools like pencil and collage be incorporated? Would you like to paint on a variety of surfaces? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then this is the class for you! We will push the boundaries of painting by exploring paint and any other additions you choose to incorporate. Please check DAC website for supply list.

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Bird Houses!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Bird Houses! Using slab construction you will build your own bird house and decorate it!

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Bird Houses!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Bird Houses! Using slab construction you will build your own bird house and decorate it!

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Garden Mushrooms!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Garden Mushrooms! Celebrate summer by creating something unique for your garden. Use stamps to texture and decorate your work.

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Garden Mushrooms!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Garden Mushrooms! Celebrate summer by creating something unique for your garden. Use stamps to texture and decorate your work.

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Lanterns!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Each workshop is $15 per child. Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Light up your life using slabs to create your own lantern out of clay then decorate it with color.

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Lanterns!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Each workshop is $15 per child. Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Light up your life using slabs to create your own lantern out of clay then decorate it with color.

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Thrown from the Wheel!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Thrown from the Wheel! Even young ones can throw from the wheel. Our instructor will get your wheel piece started, and you and your child will complete it! Each piece will be dipped in clear glaze and fired!

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Thrown from the Wheel!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Thrown from the Wheel! Even young ones can throw from the wheel. Our instructor will get your wheel piece started, and you and your child will complete it! Each piece will be dipped in clear glaze and fired!

Parent/Child Clay Workshops! Thrown from the Wheel!
NEW! Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. Thrown from the Wheel! Even young ones can throw from the wheel. Our instructor will get your wheel piece started, and you and your child will complete it! Each piece will be dipped in clear glaze and fired!

Photoshop Bootcamp (Ages 16 & up)
Our Introductory “Level 1” Photoshop workshop is ideal for both those new to Photoshop and more experienced users who want to dramatically improve their Photoshop skills and abilities in a one-day workshop format. Students must have a basic knowledge of PC Windows or Mac.

Photoshop Bootcamp (Ages 16 & up)
Our Introductory “Level 1” Photoshop workshop is ideal for both those new to Photoshop and more experienced users who want to dramatically improve their Photoshop skills and abilities in a one-day workshop format. Students must have a basic knowledge of PC Windows or Mac.

Sculptural Handbuilding (Ages 16 & up)
Create 3-dimensional art, using basic sculptural handbuilding techniques. You will also explore surface treatments with texture, glazes and colored slips. Please note, we do not teach wheel technique in this course, but we encourage students with such skills to incorporate thrown work with handbuilt. All skill levels are welcome!

Sculptural Handbuilding (Ages 16 & up)
Create 3-dimensional art, using basic sculptural handbuilding techniques. You will also explore surface treatments with texture, glazes and colored slips. Please note, we do not teach wheel technique in this course, but we encourage students with such skills to incorporate thrown work with handbuilt. All skill levels are welcome!

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 11-13 years Performing Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 7-8 years Performing Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 9-10 years Performing Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 9-10 years Visual Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - Creative Kids
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 11-13 years Visual Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session A: Hau' oli Hawaii - 7-8 years Visual Arts Track
Hawaii, which is an archipelago made up almost entirely by volcanoes, is the only state in the United States that lies outside of the North and South America. Located in the Polynesian sub-region Oceania, Hawaii was first inhabited by Polynesians form Marquesas over 1,500 years ago and later by settlers from Tahiti who brought their own cultural traditions and beliefs. Come learn about this interesting state that introduced the hula, tiki style, Hawaiian shirts and surfing to our country.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 9-10 Performing Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 9-10 Visual Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - Creative Kids
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 11-13 Performing Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 11-13 Visual Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 7-8 Performing Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Harlem Renaissance - 7-8 Visual Track
African-Americans began seeking equal rights with the abolition of slavery at the end of the Civil War. As industrialization began many started to migrate north toward cities. Harlem in New York City was one place that many African–American’s started to call home and it soon became an area vibrant with art using theater, music and literature as ways to promote a singular African-American culture and to push for social change. Come and learn about the visual art, performance and music that made this an exciting time in American history.

Session B: Teen Ceramics at Northgate Mall
Students will learn a variety of techniques for working with clay at the DAC Clay Studio. This class will explore hand-building, adding textures and/or colors, and glazing. At the end of the session students will have made functional, food-safe, stoneware pieces to treasure for a lifetime. All you need is an imagination and a willingness to get dirty. Each student will be provided with one 25lb. bag of clay. Additional bags of clay are available for purchase for $25. This class will take place at the DAC Clay Studio located at Northgate Mall.

Session C: Graphic Design and Digital Arts
In this exciting intensive, students will practice basic to intermediate skills in graphic design. The class will include brainstorming activities, sketchbook lessons, Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Adobe Illustrator tutorials, and a variety of design projects that have you exploring the digital arts. Specific design projects will include photo editing, type design, vector illustrations and more.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity - 7-8 years Visual Arts Track
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity - 9-10 Performing Arts
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity - Creative Kids
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity - 7-8 years Performing Arts Track
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity - 9-10 years Visual Arts
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity- 11-13 years Performing Arts
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session C: The 1930's, Art Through Adversity- 11-13 years Visual Arts
The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression but also set in motion an era of social and artistic change in America. New technologies helped bring sound and color to film and swing dancing became popular as people still found time to enjoy life despite their economic troubles. Art Deco continued to strongly influence architecture and Social Realism was the newest movement in visual art. With support from the government’s Work Progress Administration, public art flourished. Come learn about this prospering era for art and American Culture.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest - Creative Kids
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest - 7-8 years Performing Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest -9-10 years Visual Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest- 9-10 years Performing Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest-11-13 years Performing Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest-11-13 years Visual Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Art of the American Southwest-7-8 years Visual Arts
The American Southwest has many cultural influences that date back over 4,000 years ago to the Ancestral Pueblos. Spanish colonization and Mexican control in the 1700 and 1800’s also had a strong effect on the style and types of art created in the area. This cultural influence is evident in all forms of art including architecture, painting, sculpture and filmmaking. Learn about the journey of the people who settled this area and the culture they created.

Session D: The Great American Musical
Break out your jazz hands and kick - turn – leap your way into some of the most iconic dances ever made! Instructor Christiana Barnett-Murphy will teach excerpts of fun choreography from various musicals through the week, which will culminate in a showcase on the final day of the intensive.

Single Color Blockprint on Paper
Learn the basics of blockprinting in this exciting one day workshop. This course will start from the basics – layout, carve and print, as your create a block for a single color print. Bring a sketch to class for your 8” x 8” block. Please bring lunch; there will be a break midway through the class. Tools are supplied. A $15 materials fee is due to instructor the day of the workshop.

Songwriting for Everyone
Think you can't write songs? Or you've written a few but need a boost? Maybe you're a journal writer or a poet who'd like to branch out? Whatever the case, you'll enjoy this fun class. With easy exercises and discussion, we'll explore finding inspiration, writing lyrics, and making up melodies. For beginning songwriters or more experienced writers who want a slow paced class. Formal background in music is NOT required although you must have a beginning knowledge of guitar or piano. Piano provided.

Summer Dance Intensive - Cirque de Danse (Ages 7-12)
This summer dance intensive camp is for beginner and intermediate level dancers that will include, creative movement, improvisational exercises, intro to ballet, jazz and contemporary in addition to dance history and choreography. At the end of each week, there will be a fully costumed performance of the Cirque de Dance. Campers will also be invited to perform at Centerfest on the main dance stage during Centerfest weekend in September. The camp is designed so campers have the option of attending for one or two weeks.

Summer Dance Intensive - Cirque de Danse (Ages 7-12)
This summer dance intensive camp is for beginner and intermediate level dancers that will include, creative movement, improvisational exercises, intro to ballet, jazz and contemporary in addition to dance history and choreography. At the end of each week, there will be a fully costumed performance of the Cirque de Dance. Campers will also be invited to perform at Centerfest on the main dance stage during Centerfest weekend in September. The camp is designed so campers have the option of attending for one or two weeks.

The Dancer’s Workout
The Dancer’s Workout is a high-energy dance class which includes warm-up, stretching, toning, and a thorough cardio workout. Advanced beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancers alike will enjoy this instructor’s ability to teach exciting pop choreography in a manner that is fun and easy-to-learn. Each class offers choreography from multiple genres of dance, including lyrical jazz, broadway jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet. The class is great for former dancers who want to find their way back home and for active dancers interested in maintaining flexibility and cardio stamina. Drop-ins allowed ($12/class). Jazz sneakers or jazz slippers preferred.

The Dancer’s Workout
The Dancer’s Workout is a high-energy dance class which includes warm-up, stretching, toning, and a thorough cardio workout. Advanced beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancers alike will enjoy this instructor’s ability to teach exciting pop choreography in a manner that is fun and easy-to-learn. Each class offers choreography from multiple genres of dance, including lyrical jazz, broadway jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet. The class is great for former dancers who want to find their way back home and for active dancers interested in maintaining flexibility and cardio stamina. Drop-ins allowed ($12/class). Jazz sneakers or jazz slippers preferred.

Top It Off- Exploring Lidded Forms -2 Day Workshop
Participants will learn techniques for designing and constructing lids for wheel thrown forms, and using some altering methods with slab and coil. Throughout the workshop demonstrations will include jars, bottomless thrown forms, globes, and possibly boxes. We will focus on good measuring techniques, trimming, and knobs. Friday night: 6pm-8pm Meet & Greet and Slide lecture There will be discussions, sketching, and preparation for the following day. Saturday: 10am-4pm 1pm-2pm Lunch Break

Triangle Youth Ballet, 3-4 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Triangle Youth Ballet, 3-4 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Triangle Youth Ballet, 5-6 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Triangle Youth Ballet, 5-6 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Triangle Youth Ballet, 7-8 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Triangle Youth Ballet, 7-8 year olds Pre-Ballet
Our Stage One Classes are an introduction to dance through a ballet-based creative movement for boys and girls. Using music, movement and make-believe, students develop their dance skills. Young dancers experiment with new ways to move their bodies, both directed and free-form, with attention to musicality and rhythm. Age-appropriate cognitive skills, such as counting, sequential organization, spatial awareness and comparative abstract concepts are woven into the class structure.

Watercolor Portraits
Learn the techniques to create fresh and unique watercolor portraits. Through demonstrations, exercises, and critiques, learn how to draw faces with correct proportions, mix beautiful skin tones, and evoke emotion and personality in portraits.

Zumba (Ages 16 & up)
Come and try this exciting dance craze, an upbeat aerobic exercise workout done to Latin and international music. Using a mixture of body sculpting movements and simple dance steps, it is a fun and easy “feel happy” way to burn calories and tone the body. No running shoes allowed. For all level dancers.
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