Classes & Programs


Decatur Area Arts Council offers a series of art classes 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.

Drawing Workshop – Realistic Animals (ages 10+, bring lunch)

July 14th, 2018

Learn how to create a portrait of your pet...

Fee: 70 Nonmember: 80

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Polymer Clay Animals

July 20th, 2018

Create several critters out of polymer clay.

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $23

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Mixed Media and Printmaking Series (ages 10+)

July 24th - August 7th, 2018

Learn how to combine paint, paper and a variety of other materials to create beautiful mixed media artwork.  Supplies included.   Register for 2018 SUMMER Classes

Fee: $55 Nonmember: $65

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Mixed Media Canvas – Gelli Printing, Painting & More

August 11th, 2018

(ages 10+, bring lunch)

Fee: $25 Nonmember: $30

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Recycled Purses (ages 10+)

August 18th, 2018

This is a perfect class for book lovers, purse lovers and those who love to turn trash into treasures!  Turn beautiful patterned covers of old Reader’s Digest books into a purse!   Register for 2018 SUMMER Classes

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $23

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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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