The Art Center

4th-8th Grade

Learn: Abstract Art
Date  May 6th to 20th, 2020 | $54

Show others how you see the world through abstract art. Learn how to use shapes and colors to form your vision of life.

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Fun with Weaving
Date  June 8th to 11th, 2020 | $108

Learn how to use different materials to create paper weaves, looms to weave, basket and cup weaves, and set up a community weaving spot at the Art Center to creat a public group project. We will explore many different styles and sized to create unique works of art.

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Let’s Go Crazy
Date  June 8th to 11th, 2020 | $108

Loosen up and let go of all your art anxiety by playing with a variety of paint processes. We will use watercolor, acrylic, and tempera paint to explore and manupulate their natural, organic tendencies.

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Journal-Making
Date  June 15th to 18th, 2020 | $108

Create a sketch book and a journal using simple binding processes. make your own unique covers and walk away with lovely, one-of-a-kind books worthy of containing your own creations and imaginings inside.

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Art In The Garden
Date  June 22nd to 25th, 2020 | $72

Make decorative and functional art projects that can be used in the garden, porch, or patio! Projects will include: concrete planter, hanging wind spinners, and garden globes.

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Explore Textiles
Date  June 22nd to 25th, 2020 | $72

Weaving? Felting? Sewing? Which is your favorite? We will explore different textiles & techniques.

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Intro to Theater Design
Date  July 6th to 9th, 2020 | $108

The worlds of theatre and art collide! Split your week between Quincy Community Theatre and The Art Center to learn the history and art behind the scenes that help bring the world of theatre to life!

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Daily Drawing @ Four Winds Farm
Date  July 13th to 16th, 2020 | $72

Surrounded by nature, students will learn to draw what they see; trees, flowers, insects, animals, and more. Four Winds Farm/Terrapin Farms 3729 N. 36th St.

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Mandala Tapestry Design
Date  July 13th to 16th, 2020 | $72

Create tie-dye mandala tapestry! Using geometry and backwards engineering, design your own unique mandala. Class will cover tie-dye folding basics, subtractive color theory, and dye chemistry.

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Explore Paint
Date  July 13th to 16th, 2020 | $108

Watercolor? Tempera? Acrylic? Which is your favorite? We will explore different paints and different techniques.

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Crochet a Granny Square
Date  July 18th, 2020 | $32

Learn the basics of crocheting and make a granny square. This versatile pattern will allow you to make many patterns as well as learn some of the basics of crocheting.

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Furniture Reconstruction
Date  July 20th to 23rd, 2020 | $108

Learn about furniture design, upholstery, wood work, painting metal, and fabric designs as you restore a stool or chair, both have an upholstered seat and back rest that we will re-upholsterwith our own custom made fabric.

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Printmaking Palooza (subject to change)
Date  July 20th to 23rd, 2020 | $108

Students will explore the variety of printmaking options available to make multiple prints of original artwork they can share and trade!

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Mud Throwers
Date  July 27th to 30th, 2020 | $72

Explore the world of ceramics from throwing cups and bowls on the wheel to hand building sculptures.

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Wearable Art Jewelry
Date  July 27th to 30th, 2020 | $72

Make fabric beads and jewelry with Angelina fibers, fabric, seed beads, wire, silk, and dye. make your own silk shibori ribbon and fabric jewelry you can wear or give as gifts.

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Fun with Food- Pop Art Sculptures
Date  July 27th to 30th, 2020 | $108

Create sculptures while learning about a few famous pop art sculptors who create larger-than-life artworks of everyday objects with a focus on food.

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Learn: Printmaking
Date  July 27th to 30th, 2020 | $72

Create original artworks you can repeat over and over. Trade prints with others in class or give to friends to hang on their walls. With printing, the possibilties are endless.

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1515 Jersey St. | Quincy, IL 62301 | 217.223.5900 | Monday-Saturday 9AM-4PM, Closed Sunday