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2019 Spring and Summer Arts Classes Are Available. Sign Up NOW!

February 26th, 2019

Our art classes for Spring and Summer 2019 are now available.  Classes are held at the Madden Arts Center at 125 North Water Street in downtown Decatur.  Advance registration is required. Class sizes limited. No walk-ins. DAAC members even receive discounts on classes!

Three ways to register for classes...

  1. Online:  Visit THIS webpage
  2. Mail:  Download and print the 2019 SPRING/SUMMER Class Schedule
  3. Phone:  217-423-3189

Saturday Classes and Workshops

  • Clay Llamas  (6 and up) – March 9, 1-3 pm
  • Ukrainian Pysanky Egg Painting (8 and up) – April 13, 1-3 pm
  • Manga Drawing Workshop (8 and up) – April 27, 1-4 pm
  • Whimsical Flowers on Canvas (8 and up) – May 11, 1-3 pm
  • Charlie Harper Mixed Media Animals (6 and up) – June 15, 1-3 pm
  • Oil Pastel Landscapes (6 and up) – June 29, 1-3 pm
  • Mosaic Tiles (8 and up) – July 13, 1-3 pm
  • Super Hero Workshop (8 and up) – July 27, 1-4 pm

Friday Fun Days

  • Polymer Clay Animal Making (8 and up) – June 14, 1-3 pm
  • Mad Hatter Party – June 21, 1-3 pm
  • Candy Clay (8 and up) – July 12, 1-3 pm
  • Acrylic Pour Tiles (8 and up) – July 19, 1-3 pm
  • T-shirt Painting-Watercolor Techniques (8 and up) – July 26, 1-3 pm
  • Unicorn Painting (8 and up) – August 9, 1-3 pm

Art Camps

  • Art With the Masters (6 and up) –June 17-21, 9:30 am-12 pm
  • International Arts Camp (6 and up) – July 8-12, 9:30 am-12 pm

‚ÄčPre-K

  • Free to Be Me: Dare to Dream with Kristen Stoddard (ages 3-5) – March 16, 10:30-11:30 am
  • Free to Be Me: Feelings with Kristen Stoddard (ages 3-5) – April 6, 10:30-11:30 am

Family Event

  • ·Despicable Me Party (under 6 requires adult accompaniment) – June 28, 6-9 pm

Cocktails and Creations (21 and up)

  • Rooster Painting on Canvas – March 7, 6-8 pm
  • Polymer Clay Jewelry: Gold Leaf Crackle and Alcohol Ink Pendant & Earrings – March 21, 6-8 pm
  • Ukrainian Pysanky Egg Decorating – April 4, 6-8 pm
  • Polymer Clay Jewelry: Simple Mokume Gane Pendant and Earrings or Bracelet – April 18, 6-8 pm
  • Silk Scarf Painting-Watercolor Techniques – May 2, 6-8 pm
  • Simple Frida Kahlo Painting on Canvas – May 16, 6-8 pm
  • ·Acrylic Pour-Large Rock Paper Weight Plus More –  June 6, 6-8 pm
  • Decoupage Mod Chair – June 20, 6-9 pm
  • ·Beautiful Boats on Canvas – July 11, 6-8 pm
  • Silk Scarf Marbling – July 18, 6-8 pm
  • Acrylic Pour-Record or Canvas, Tile and Dipped Owl Pendant – August 1, 6-8 pm
  • Funky Flowers on Canvas – August 15, 6-8 pm

Senior Classes (60 and up)

Mondays, (Spring) April 29-June 10 and (Summer) July 8-August 12, 1-2:30 pm

  • Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers - Oil Pastels – April 29
  • Romero Britto - Tempera Painting – May 6
  • Charlie Harper Animal Drawings – Mixed Media – May 13
  • Weaving - Fiber Arts – May 20
  • Mandalas - Mixed Media – June 3
  • Zentangle - Pen and Ink – June 10
  • Metal Tooling – July 8
  • Rousseau - Sculptures – July 15
  • Hundertwasser - Oil Pastels – July 22
  • Albrecht Durer - Printmaking – July 29
  • Paper Russian Nesting Dolls – August 5
  • Cozy Houses Painting - Tempera – August 12

Knit Nite
This year-around program for knitting enthusiasts that meets every Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in the 2nd floor Schmalz Classroom of the Madden Arts Center.  Join on a drop-in basis ($3.00 per visit) or as a regular weekly attendee by becoming a DAAC member ($35 per year).

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