Side Show Art with Heather Hug


Come one, come all and see these fabulous freaks under the Big Top. In this class we will explore the phenomenon of the side show and the amazing art posters this bizarre form of entertainment generated. Students will review a brief history of the carnival or circus side show and the types of fantastic acts that were featured, real and fictional. Students will create their own side show character, write a personal history or story for it, design a poster for their character’s performance, and then sculpt their creature three-dimensionally in clay. [3 weeks]
Highschool Ages 15-19

Sundays, 4:00-6:00 pm
May 8-22

$98 members / $108 members


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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.

Wine & Wheel Wednesdays! – Shawn Vincent

Come on in and enjoy a glass of wine while you work on projects of your choice. An instructor will be there for inspiration and to help you troubleshoot. Demos will be offered weekly. Feel free to work on the wheel or use the time to do some hand building. BYOB welcome.
Adults 21+

Wednesdays,  8:00-10:00 pm
April 5
April 12
April 19
April 26
May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24
May 31
June 7

Must register 24 hours in advance. Must have a minimum of 3 preregistered in order for class to run.

Pay as you go:
$33 members / $36 non-members


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Learn how to fashion old jewelry, watches and other metals into really cool and wearable pieces. [5 weeks]
Ages 14-18

Thursdays, 4:00-5:30 pm
Session 1: April 6 – May 4
Session 2: May 11 – June 8

$108 members / $120 non-members

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