Classes for Aspiring Artists

We can't wait to create with your little Picasso!

 

Rent Our Classroom

Our classroom is available for your budding artists! You can rent our classroom for $10 per hour and use supplies that we will set out for you! Supplies may include crayons, colored pencils, markers, construction paper, cardstock, glue, pom poms, foam, etc. Let the kiddos explore different art materials. It's about the process, not the product! Call the Art Center (319-754-8069) for availability.

If you are interested in a private paint or pottery party or kid birthday party, learn more about those here.

While you're here, do our Gallery Scavenger Hunt!

Giving kids an appreciation for art encourages exploration, self expression, logical thinking, self-esteem, imagination, and creativity. We’ve made up a fun little scavenger hunt for your family to do together at the Art Center! Just stop by the front desk anytime for the scavenger hunt. 

 


 
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Registration

We'd love to have you all, but space is limited...so sign up today!

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Your space isn't confirmed until you have completed our online registration through RegFox. It's easy, just follow the link below the class you want.

The Art Center supplies all art materials for each class unless the instructor asks for something special for a specific class.

If you need to cancel your child's registration, please give us 48 hours notice in case we have a waiting list! You will be able to receive a full refund if we're notified in advance. If you need to cancel within 48 hours of the class date, you’ll receive an internal credit to use towards another class. By canceling within 24 hours of a class or not showing up, you will not get a refund or credit. Thank you for understanding.

Weather Policy

We follow the lead with the Burlington Community School District for cancellations. Please be sure to keep an eye on BCSD notifications regarding school status if we're experiencing questionable weather. If you have questions, please give us a call at 319.754.8069.

BCSD Late start = no morning class
BCSD Early out = no afternoon classes
BCSD No school = no classes at all



Take Home Holiday Clay Ornaments with Jessi Tucci (Closed)

Here's the timeline:

Saturday, November 14 - Pick up materials at the Art Center between 12pm-4pm. You can complete this fun family activity using our instructional video whenever it fits best into your schedule.

Saturday, November 21 - Return materials and ornaments for firing. You can return anytime November 16-21, just make sure you bring them back at the latest on November 21.

Projects may take 2-3 weeks before they are ready for pickup!

 

Indian Sand Painting with David Garrison
Saturday, December 12 | 1-2pm
Grades 1-6
$10 per kiddo

Students will first learn of how the Navajo Indians used sand paintings to heal the sick. They will select an Indian symbol and draw it with glue on top of thick paper. Then students will take pinches of brightly colored sand and sprinkle it on top of their design.

Instructor David Garrison learned the true ways of sand painting from the Navajo in New Mexico 45 years ago! His interest in this was from his strong bloodline with the Black Foot tribes of the North West. 

At this time, students are required to wear masks during our classes. Soap, water, and hand sanitizer are available for use. Stations will be cleaned thoroughly. This is subject to change depending on CDC and state guidelines. If the school districts are holding virtual classes only, class will be cancelled or postponed for a later date. Thank you for understanding.

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