Arts Education and Classes


  • Adult Classes
    & Workshops
  • Children's Classes
    & Workshops
  • Art
    Camps
  • Artists
    in Schools

Adult Classes

Online Payment options can be found BELOW THE CLASS LIST.
Register & pay on-line TODAY!!

Spring 2014

Explore your own creativity with our expert teaching artists! This spring the CAC offers a wide variety of arts instruction with something for everyone to enjoy - dulcimer, illustration, guitar, painting, piano, strings & voice.

Click here to meet our Teaching Artists

Click here for a printable SPRING CLASSES flyer

Click here for a CAC Class & Workshop Registration Form

For private lessons, discussion regarding level, interest and background is suggested with teacher before payment. For more information, call 770.949.2787.

ART CLASSES

ILLUSTRATION & STORYBOARD ART -
AN INTRODUCTION
Teens, adults & former students
Joseph Falligan
Tuesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm
March 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6


Design for Comics, Graphic Novels, Medical Illustration & More! Learn to draw, ink or color comic books or graphic novels, films or animated features from a script and create visual representations of a story. Learn to draw for medical textbooks, advertisements, and exhibits, using traditional and computer-generated images.
$95 for 8 sessions (materials list provided)

MUSIC CLASSES

PRIVATE PIANO & GUITAR LESSONS
Ages 8 through adult
Neil Pollock
Mondays only – times arranged with instructor; please call the art center for more information


Private piano and guitar lessons include technique, music reading, ear training, music theory, practice & performance. Lessons are offered to beginners and others who are continuing their piano and guitar training. All ages and levels welcome.
$100 per month of 4 weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of 4 weekly 45-minute lessons


PRIVATE STRINGS LESSONS
All ages
Eleanor Bennett
Violin & Viola–Beginning to Advanced
Cello & Bass - Beginning
Mondays 1 pm - 5 pm
Wednesdays 1 pm -7 pm
Thursdays 1 pm - 8 pm

Class times may vary. Pre-arrangement with instructor is required
Private lessons will include technique, music reading, music theory, practice and performance. Students perform twice a year in recitals at the CAC and at various events in the community. Students are also encouraged to participate in one of the many youth orchestras in Atlanta and the surrounding community.
$100 per month of weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of weekly 45-minute lessons
$160 per month of weekly 60-minute lessons


APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN
DULCIMER GROUP LESSONS
Suitable for all ages
Tom Stavran
Saturdays 10 am
April 19, May 17 & June 21


Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming traditional folk songs.
$5 suggested donation per lesson

Adult Classes
NOTE: If you are a CAC member, please contact the CAC
to receive your discount for classes and events at
770-949-2787. Please send your registration form to cultureOM@earthlink.net

Children's Classes

Online Payment options can be found BELOW THE CLASS LIST.
Register & pay on-line TODAY!!

Spring 2014

Explore your own creativity with our expert teaching artists! This spring the CAC offers a wide variety of arts instruction with something for everyone to enjoy - dulcimer, illustration, guitar, painting, piano, strings & voice.

Register today! Come learn with us & have fun doing it!

Click here to meet our Teaching Artists

Click here for a printable SPRING CLASSES flyer

Click here for CAC Class & Workshop REGISTRATION FORM

For private lessons, discussion regarding level, interest and background is suggested with teacher before payment. For more information, call 770.949.2787.

ART CLASSES

ART FOR KIDS
Ages 5 through teens
Grete Carder
Tuesdays: 4 pm - 5:30 pm & 6 pm - 7:30 pm
April 1, 15, 22 & 29
May 6, 13 & 20
June 10, 7 & 24


Aspiring young artists, ages 5 through teens, learn drawing and painting techniques and experiment with various art mediums to increase their artistic abilities to help them grow their creative skill and style. Through process and technique, children learn about color, form, and texture while creating 2D or 3D designs. Each month includes weekly, sequential 1 ½ hour classes.

$60 monthly ongoing classes
(additional $6 materials fee paid to instructor)

ART FOR HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS
Ages 5 through teens
Grete Carder
Tuesdays: 10 am - 11:30 am & 1:30 pm - 3 pm
April 1, 15, 22 & 29
May 6, 13 & 20
June 10, 7, & 24

Wednesdays: 10:30 am – 12 noon
April 2, 16, 23 & 30
May 7, 14 & 21
June 11, 18 & 25


Aspiring young artists, ages 5 through teens, learn drawing and painting techniques and experiment with various art mediums to increase their artistic abilities to help them grow their creative skill and style. Through process and technique, children learn about color, form, and texture while creating 2D or 3D designs. Each month includes weekly, sequential 1 ½ hour classes.
$60 monthly ongoing classes
(additional $6 materials fee paid to instructor)


ILLUSTRATION & STORYBOARD ART -
AN INTRODUCTION
Teens, adults & former students
Joseph Falligan
Tuesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm
March 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6


Design for Comics, Graphic Novels, Medical Illustration & More! Learn to draw, ink or color comic books or graphic novels, films or animated features from a script and create visual representations of a story. Learn to draw for medical textbooks, advertisements, and exhibits, using traditional and computer-generated images.
$95 for 8 sessions (materials list provided)

MUSIC CLASSES

PRIVATE PIANO & GUITAR LESSONS
Ages 8 through adult
Neil Pollock
Mondays only – times arranged with instructor; please call the art center for more information


Private piano and guitar lessons include technique, music reading, ear training, music theory, practice & performance. Lessons are offered to beginners and others who are continuing their piano and guitar training. All ages and levels welcome.
$100 per month of 4 weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of 4 weekly 45-minute lessons


PRIVATE STRINGS LESSONS
All ages
Eleanor Bennett
Violin & Viola–Beginning to Advanced
Cello & Bass - Beginning
Mondays 1 pm - 5 pm
Wednesdays 1 pm -7 pm
Thursdays 1 pm - 8 pm

Class times may vary. Pre-arrangement with instructor is required
Private lessons will include technique, music reading, music theory, practice and performance. Students perform twice a year in recitals at the CAC and at various events in the community. Students are also encouraged to participate in one of the many youth orchestras in Atlanta and the surrounding community.
$100 per month of weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of weekly 45-minute lessons
$160 per month of weekly 60-minute lessons


APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN
DULCIMER GROUP LESSONS
Suitable for all ages
Tom Stavran
Saturdays 10 am
April 19, May 17 & June 21


Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming traditional folk songs.
$5 suggested donation per lesson

Children's Classes
NOTE: If you are a CAC member, please contact the CAC
to receive your discount for classes and events at
770-949-2787. Please send your registration form to cultureOM@earthlink.net

WYNN WORKSHOPS 2013

Click here for printable WYNN WORKSHOP Camper Registration Form

Click here for printable WYNN WORKSHOP Flyer

WYNN WORKSHOPS: 2013 SUMMER ARTS WORKSHOPS

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents its annual Wynn workshops for children and young people (from 7 to 17 years old) who are interested in in-depth arts instruction exploring a single art form. CAC offers the opportunity to study dance and creative movement with dancer and choreographer Joi Jamison (June 10th – 14th), an introduction to guitar with musician and music teacher Neil Pollock (June 17th – 21st), and concept and storyboard art with cartoonist and illustrator Joseph Falligan (June 24th – 28th). The 2013 Wynn Workshops are scheduled weekly from the beginning of June, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Fees for each week of half-day arts camp are $65 for the first child ($50 for CAC family level members) with a $5 discount for siblings who are registered for the same weekly workshop session. All materials and art supplies are supplied and covered in the fee. Campers should bring their own mid-morning snack and plan to have lunch at home after their half-day workshop sessions.

JUNE 10 - 14, 2013
Joi Jamison - Dance & Creative Movement

JUNE 17 - 21, 2013
Neil Pollock - Introduction to Guitar

JUNE 24 - 28, 2013
Joseph Falligan - Concept & Storyboard Art

Wynn Workshops

 

2014 SPRING BREAK ARTS CAMP

ATTENTION: Information for the 2014 Spring Break Arts Camp will be available in January 2014. For more information, please call 770.949.2787.

SAVE THE DATE
CAC’s Annual Intensive TS CAMP

Monday – Friday, APRIL 7 - 11, 2014
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

An exciting week of intensive hands-on multidisciplinary arts exploration, led by expert & experienced teaching artists, for children, 7-11 years old, offered in partnership with the Douglas County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Click here for the 2014 SPRING BREAK ARTS CAMP REGISTRATION FORM

The Registration Form may be turned into the Cultural Arts Council during business hours or may be mailed to cultureadmin@earthlink.net

Spring Break Art Camp

2014 Summer Arts Camp

SAVE THE DATE
ART'S COOL!

 June 23-27, 2014
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$90 first child, $75 for CAC members with a $5 sibling discount

Click here for printable 2013 SUMMER ARTS CAMP flyer

Click here for printable 2013 SUMMER ARTS CAMP Registration Form

*Please send filled out registration form to cultureadmin@earthlink.net

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County offers a full week of intensive hands-on arts exploration of the wonderful world of the arts during its 2014 summer arts camp, Art’s Cool, at Hunter Park, Monday, from June 23th until Friday, June 27th, for children, 7-11 years old, presented in partnership with the Douglasville Department of Parks and Recreation. Campers will explore the wonderful world of the visual arts (drawing and painting, sculpture and ceramics, paper crafts and papermaking) and the performing arts (dancing, singing and drumming), while working with five expert and experienced teaching artists.

The daily schedule, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., includes five art-making sessions, a morning and afternoon break (snacks provided by Douglasville Department of Parks and Recreation) and lunch (provided by campers).  On the final afternoon, Friday, June 27th, the campers will share with parents and friends an original performance and an exhibit of their artworks at the Celebration of Success. Families, friends and the community are invited to attend! Fees for the week are $90 for the first child ($75 for CAC members) with a $5 discount for siblings. Early drop off from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. and late pick up 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. can be arranged with the Parks and Recreation staff. Space is limited, so reservations must be made by calling CAC, 770-949-2787.

Summer Arts Camp

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS 2013

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS:
2013 SUMMER EXHIBITION WORKSHOPS

The Cultural Arts Council is offering its annual Wonderful Wednesday Workshop program for children and young people, 7 to 15 years old, again this year at the Cultural Arts Center on the third, fourth and fifth Wednesdays in July from 2 until 4 p.m.  During these hands-on workshops, led by expert and experienced teaching artists, participants will explore the art and ideas on view at the Cultural Arts Center this summer, featuring “Cross Cultural Calligraphy,” an exhibit exploring calligraphy across several cultures.

Come learn with us & have fun doing it! Fees for the workshops are $7 per child / $5 for CAC family members. Listed below are the details for each workshop:

Wednesday, July 17th

Wednesday, July 24th

Wednesday, July 31st

Wonderful Wednesdays
 

ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS 2013

The Georgia Shakespeare Festival performs "Metamorphoses"  at Chapel Hill High School in February 2013

Lee Bryan
March 2013
Pre-K - 3rd grade
Atlanta-based puppeteer, Lee Bryan or "That Puppet Guy" is nationally recognized touring artists who combines live vocal characterizations and songs with innovative puppet designs. Classic life lessons were learned at this year's performance of "Aesop's Fables."

Georgia Shakespeare Festival
February 2013
Dramatic performance from the Georgia Shakespeare Festival at Oglethorpe University with question & answer with the players. This year's performance was "Metamorphoses."