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January 2016 "Bubblegum Selfies"

January 2016 "Bubblegum Selfies"


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. Art making clothes are highly encouraged, this can be a messy process. Take one session or the entire series. 

Stay tuned for project announcements!

October 7, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 2, 2017
January 6,  2018
February 3, 2018
March 3, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018

4 - 7 years old
10:30 am - 11:30 am
$10 Non-Member/$8 Member per class

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


Fall Kids Clay Class: Holiday Clay

We always have so much fun with Michelle and this time around we'll be learning fundamental sculpting skills and making some super cool holiday-themes sculptures, including turkey rattles and light-up Christmas villages!

Class runs October 24, 26, November 2, 7, and 9. Kids are from 4–5:15 and Adults class is 5:45–7:45.

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Free Art 2nd Saturday

Mark your calendars for Free Art 2nd Saturday's Spring Series!  Drop your 1st-5th graders off at the Art Center to enjoy a free art project in the Gallery the second Saturday of the month. Call or stop in BEFORE the scheduled class date to reserve your child's spot, class maximum 20. Class media are subject to change. To Register call: 320.632.0960

Let's get those creativity juices flowing! Great River Arts invites 1st - 5th graders for an afternoon of artistic expression and exploration. Each month will feature new and exciting techniques using a variety of mediums.

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

October 7, 2017
November 11, 2017
December 9, 2017
January 13, 2018
February 10, 2018
March 10, 2018
April 14, 2018
May 12, 2018

 

MINI MONET Art Class

Have your 2nd - 5th grader 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. 

Stay tuned for project announcements!

October 7, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 2, 2017
January 6,  2018
February 3, 2018
March 3, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018

2nd - 5th Grade
(12 - 1:30 pm)
$15 Non-Members/ $12 Members per class

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


2017 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 "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" 
July 24 - 28 (1 - 4 pm) 
6 - 9 year olds

Petite Picasso Mastering the Messy Art Camp
July 31 - August 3 (9 am - noon)
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Mastering the Messy Summer Art Camp
August 7 - 10 (10 am - 3 pm)
3rd - 9th Grade

Teen Musical Theater Camp "Cinderella" 
August 14 - 18 (9am - 3 pm) 
10 - 15 year olds


Custom decorated, locally thrown pottery just in time for Christmas!

Custom decorated, locally thrown pottery just in time for Christmas!

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 Dependent on 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 29, 2017
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 8! 

 

 

 


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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