January 2016 "Bubblegum Selfies"

January 2016 "Bubblegum Selfies"

Free Art 2nd Saturday

Mark your calendars for Free Art 2nd Saturday's Spring Series! Drop your 1st-5th graders off at the Great River Arts to enjoy creating a free art project on the second Saturday of the month. Call or stop in BEFORE the scheduled class date to reserve your child's spot. Class maximum is 20. Each month will get creative juices flowing with new and exciting techniques using a variety of mediums

To register call: 320.632.0960

Each class is stand alone, consisting of one session. 
 11 am - 12:30 pm

February 10, 2018
March 10, 2018
April 14, 2018
May 12, 2018
June 9, 2018
[Don't forget: Kids Art in the Park: June 28, 2018]
July 14, 2018
August 11, 2018
September 8, 2018
October 13, 2018
November 10, 2018
December 8, 2018

 


Petite Picasso Art Class

Do you know a 4, 5, 6 & 7 year old interested in drawing, painting, collage work or clay?
Petite Picasso art classes are aimed at 4-7 year old aspiring artists. This monthly class series encourages exploration and expression through hands-on projects using a variety of mediums. Come to one class, or join us for the entire series! Parents are welcome to work on projects with their child or run errands during the session. Remember, art can be a messy process, so dress accordingly! Take one session or the entire series. 

March 3, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018
June 2, 2018
July 7, 2018
August 4, 2018
September 1, 2018
October 6, 2018
November 3, 2018
December 1, 2018

4—7 years old
10:30 am—11:30 am
$10 nonmembers/$8 members

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.


MINI MONET Art Class

If your 2nd - 5th grader is interested in art, join us the 1st Saturday of every month to build upon their knowledge and use of color, composition, pattern and texture! The goal of these classes are to encourage creativity and problem solving skills with hands-on projects. Take one session or the entire series. 

March 3, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018
June 2, 2018
July 7, 2018
August 4, 2018
September 1, 2018
October 6, 2018
November 3, 2018
December 1, 2018

2nd—5th Grade
12—1:30 pm
$15 nonmembers/ $12 members

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.


2018 Summer Camps

Great River Arts is excited to partner with the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Five Wings Arts Council to offer an expanded set of Summer Art Camp opportunities!
 

Children's Theater Camp
July 23 - 27 (1 - 4 pm) 
6 - 9 year olds

Petite Picasso Mastering the Messy Art Camp
July 30 - August 2 (9 am - noon)
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Mastering the Messy Summer Art Camp
August 6 - 9 (10 am - 3 pm)
3rd - 9th Grade

Teen Musical Theater Camp
August 13 - 17 (9am - 3 pm) 
10 - 15 year olds


 Custom decorated, locally thrown pottery, ready to be glazed!

Custom decorated, locally thrown pottery, ready to be glazed!

Once Fired

Local potter Michelle Young has thrown a selection of bisque fired pottery pieces available for purchase and customization. These projects are PERFECT gifts for all ages. Fun, easy and so unique.
Parents must remain with children during the session.

Prices vary according to project selection. $10 - $44 per piece

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 (10 AM - NOON)


How it works: 
1. You call GRA and register for a time slot (10 am or 11 am) 
2. You select a pottery piece
3. You use underglaze to decorate the surface with the guidance of GRA Staff
(it usually takes between 45 min - 1.5 hours)
4. We fire the piece & you come back to get it in a week
5. You enjoy your food safe, custom designed, hand thrown pottery!

Call 320-632-0960 to claim your spot!

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.


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Kids Art in the Park

Thursday, June 28, 2018
4 - 6 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon in the park! Enjoy FREE creative projects for the whole family, a community art project, side walk chalk, food & treat trucks and stick around to enjoy the live music at Rock the Park 9! 

 

 

 

Become a Member!

Join us at Great River Arts as a supporting member! 

$500 Benefactor
$250 Patron
$100 Donor
$30 Supporter

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By supporting GRA, you are ensuring that young learners have access to the classes they need, and you can get discounts for all the classes and workshops we offer!


Take a look at some of the awesome projects we've done this year! 

The youth education programs are made available by the voters of Minnesota through grant support from the Five Wings Arts Council & Minnesota State Arts Board.

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