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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Layered Abstract on Canvas

February 8th, 2018

Join artist Lindsey Kirk in creating these fun, easy paintings on canvas.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Happy Chinese New Year (age 6 to adult)

February 10th, 2018

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Black Art History Workshop (age 8 to adult)

February 17th, 2018

Learn about black artists throughout history from the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement to Black Lives Matter.

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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Comic Book Heroes and Villains (ages 6 to adult, under six requires adult accompaniment)

February 23rd, 2018

Put on your cape, tights and masks and come dressed as your favorite comic book, graphic novel, manga or movie super hero or villain!

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $20

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Creating Short Videos for Posting

March 3rd, 2018

Learn how to make effective short films.

Fee: $15 Nonmember: $17

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Pysanky - Ukrainian Easter Eggs (age 8 to adult)

March 10th, 2018

This egg dying technique takes this activity to a whole new level.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Pretty Lilly Pads for Beginners

March 15th, 2018

This simple acrylic painting is reminiscent of Claude Monet.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Repurposed Lamp Making (age 12 to adult)

March 24th, 2018

Bring a special item from home to be made into a lamp in this three-hour workshop.

Fee: $55 Nonmember: $60

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Beginner Watercolor series – Art with the Masters (age 8 to adult)

April 3rd - May 1st, 2018

This is the perfect class for beginners to learn how to use this fun painting medium.

Fee: $75 Nonmember: $85

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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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