Valentine’s Day Fused Glass Sun Catcher – Shawn Vincent

Learn how to make a lovely fused glass sun catcher just in time for Valentines Day! We will design and assemble our glass sun catchers and they will be ready within a week for pick up. These will make funs gifts!
Ages 10+

Wednesday, Feb. 6
7:00-9:00 pm

$45 members / $50 non-members

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Club D&D with Mr. Tee

Hey D&D fans (over) 9000 level Grand Wizard/Paladin, Ranger here. Are you looking for a place to come together with other like minded kids who also enjoy the magic and mystique of Dungeons and Dragon? Well this is the place. Join our progressive campaign in D&D with Mr.Tee! Bring your books and/or dyes. It’s going to be fun.

This will primarily be a teen student run club. Our Club Head and adult in charge will be Mr. Tee. Players are free to bring snacks and drinks….just make sure there are no peanut or nut products. Free WiFi available.
Ages 11-14

Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 16 – Feb. 6  [4 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 13 – Mar. 6  [4 weeks]
Session 3: Mar. 13 – Apr. 3  [4 weeks]

Monthly Club Dues
$36 members / $40 non-members

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NEW! Fused Glass Pendant Workshops – Shawn Vincent

In this workshop you have the opportunity to create 2 pieces of stunning glass jewelry. You will learn glass safety, how to cut glass, and how to design an original fused glass pendant. Using regular and dichroic fusible glass, you will take away one-of-a-kind wearable masterpieces! All materials and tools provided.
Ages 10+

Friday, Jan. 18             Friday, Mar. 1
7:00-9:00 pm              7:00-9:00 pm

Friday, Feb. 15
7:00-9:00 pm

$45 members / $50 non-members

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Monday Night Mosaic Madness – Shawn Vincent

This class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. This class covers learning how to cut glass, proper adhesives, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of materials and will complete a project of their own design during the class. Students will be encouraged to experiment with color and texture to begin to discover the possibilities of mosaic. All materials, supplies and use of tools are provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form. 
Ages 13+

Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 14 – Feb. 11  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb 18 – Mar. 18  [5 weeks]

Mosaic work pictured by Sandra Ragan

$153 members / $170 non-members  [5 weeks]

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Funday Monday’s (Formerly ArtZone) – Mr. Tee

Hey young creators and artists. Monday’s are the worst right?
Break up the drudgery of the back to school blues with an infinitely fun art class where you are allowed to create great art projects of your own design. You can paint, draw and construct using a wide variety of materials. Guaranteed fun for those who are serious about creating.
Ages 9-12

Mondays, 3:30-5:00 pm

FUNDAY MONDAY’S DOES NOT MEET ON DAYS WHEN DISTRICT 96 IS NOT IN SESSION
There is no FUNDAY MONDAY’S on Jan. 14.

First child:
$22 members / $24 non-members
Siblings:
$20 members / $22 non-members

Please remember to indicate which Mondays you will be joining us for FUNDAY MONDAY’S.

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Create Your Own Class!

With this Do-It-Yourself option, you can bring your group to the arts center and exercise your creativity. You choose the time, day and medium you would like to work in and we do the rest. Classes and workshops can range from one day to eight weeks.

Contact the Riverside Arts Center for more information.

Create – Mr. Tee

Explore the world of random mixed media immersion. Color outside the lines. Build, Disassemble and Rebuild again. Using your imagination (and some glue), you can learn to create some pretty amazing things in an eclectic and idea rich environment.
Ages 9-12

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 15 – Feb. 12  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 19 – Mar. 19  [5 weeks]

$144 members / $160 non-members  [5 weeks]

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Advanced Art Studio / Portfolio Review – Theresa Paris

Advanced art studio is designed for participants who have already completed intermediate studio and have gained a stronger understanding of the principles of art and have also grasped the technical skills needed to create in a variety of mediums. Moving forward, students are encouraged to focus on their artistic strengths to further enhance their body of work. They will learn what is required to build a cohesive portfolio that visually reflects their individual ideas, vibrant perspective, and personal interests. Close instruction and critique will be provided to help each participant learn and have fun in a positive and creative studio setting. Ages 10+

Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Session 1: Jan. 14 – Feb.18  [5 weeks]
No class Jan. 21 on MLK Day
Session 2: Feb. 25 – Mar. 18  [4 weeks]

$123 members / $136 non-members  [4 weeks]
$153 members / $170 non-members  [5 weeks]

 

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Beginner / Intermediate Studio – Theresa Paris

Intermediate studio is designed to prepare students for more advanced art classes down the road. Preparation will involve building a technical understanding of various mediums and methods of application. We will also focus on developing a composition, making sure to enhance conceptual skills along with technical skills. Throughout this process, we will cover basic and more advanced principles of art and design.  Each class will end with a 10 min critique, where participants can receive feedback from their peers and be able to share new ideas. Students will be encouraged to use terminology related to the principles of art as a means to expand their vocabulary. Participants are welcome to bring images or objects to work from that they personally find interesting and meaningful.
Ages 10+

Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Session 1: Jan. 16 – Feb. 13  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 20 – Mar. 20  [5 weeks]

$153 members / $170 non-members   [5 weeks]

 

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MAKE – Mr. T

Make. Whatever. You. Like.
(Within reasonable parameters)

Make: is for the young creative type who wants to go beyond simple crafts and macaroni art. It’s largely a found object immersive environment with elements of steam punk and wire based sculpture.
Ages 10-14

Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 16 – Feb. 13  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 20 – Mar. 20  [5 weeks]

$144 members / $160 non-members  [5 weeks]

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The Weak-End Warriors – Mr. T

IMG_0903 We are Artists. We are Creators. We are Innovators. We rage all Week and then channel that energy into some pretty amazing Creations. We Draw. We Paint. We Sculpt. We do it all.

Utilizing aspects of wood work, metal work, STEAM PUNK and found object assemblage you can hone your skill or take it to another level. You might surprise yourself. GREAT for school projects.  
Ages 14-18  

Saturdays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 19 – Feb. 16  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 23 – Mar. 23  [5 weeks]

$144 members / $160 non-members  [5 weeks]
Pay by the week:  $29 members / $32 non-members

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