Classes & Programs


If you are looking to hone some long lost skills or find a hobby for ...cultural or spiritual growth...or just plain FUN, the Decatur Area Arts Council has a class for you. From beginners to experts, our classes provide participants a perfect creative outlet. Why not join us? You'll be glad you did.

Knit Nite!  (Jr. High & up)

January 10th - December 19th, 2017

A program for knitting enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

Fee: Free Nonmember: $3.00 per visit

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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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Harry Potter Fest (ages 6 on up, 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult)

October 20th, 2017

If you love Harry Potter, this fun family event is for you!

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $20

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Halloween Figures or ornaments with Jenny Cowgill (ages 6-adult)

October 21st, 2017

Add paint and embellishments to wooden kokeshi blanks to make fun Halloween characters or ornaments!

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $25

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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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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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Winter Sign on Wood with Stefanie Rohman - Cocktails and Creations (21 and up)

November 16th, 2017

A perfect project for the holidays!

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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Holiday Houses with Xin (Water) Zhao

November 18th, 2017

These adorable little buildings are perfect for holiday decorations!

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Snowman Sign Making with Stefanie Rohman (ages 6-adult)

December 2nd, 2017

These charming signs would make a perfect gift or addition to your Winter or Christmas decor.

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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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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