Classes & Programs


Decatur Area Arts Council offers a free six-week art series to seniors in the summer, fall and spring. A qualified teacher shows them examples, they look at art and discuss it, then create their own work of art. Students leave with new skills, vocabulary and knowledge, in addition to a fun arts experience and a great social opportunity.

Provided through a grant from Susan Wade.

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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Senior Class - Tropical Watercolor Landscape (Ages 55 and up)

June 27th, 2017

Use different painting techniques to create these fun summer paintings

Fee: $5

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Senior Class - Rex Ray Mixed Media Collage (Ages 55 and up)

July 11th, 2017

Look at the work of Rex Ray and then use printing and collage techniques to create bold beautiful artwork.

Fee: $5

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Senior Class - Clay Aztec Animals (Ages 55 and up)

July 18th, 2017

Look at Aztec pottery and create your own Aztec animals.

Fee: $5

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Seniors - Chinese Paper Cuts (Ages 55 and up)

July 25th, 2017

Explore the Chinese exhibit in the gallery then go up to the studio to create fun Chinese Paper cuts.

Fee: $5

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Senior Class - Janet O’Neal Painting (Ages 55 and up)

August 1st, 2017

These fun put easy acrylics use different but easy techniques to create bold, beautiful artworks

Fee: $5

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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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