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Celebrate Your Birthday With One of Our Art Parties!
For birthday bashes with an artistic flair, we now offer Visual Art Parties for children.  Our birthday parties are led by professional artists and qualified art instructors. Choose a Pollock party, a puppet party, or one of our other themed projects and let your child’s birthday party be a fun, creative experience.
Cost:  $150 (up to 10 children)
$12 for each additional child

Price includes: Art instructor, Hands-on Creative Arts Workshop with a take-home project, assistance with set-up, serving and clean-up, and use of the Disney Art Studio. Parties are 2 hours. The first hour is for the art-making activity and the second hour is for gifts, cake-cutting, etc.

For reservations or information, call (843) 686-3945, Ext. 222.

     These art classes for ages 2-5 are designed to help children develop fine
     motor skills and encourage creativity through the visual arts. Students will
     learn color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of
                                                       concepts expressing themselves using an array of media and methods.
                                                       This Program sponsored in part by Community Foundation of
                                                       the Lowcountry, Inc. ( and
                                                       The Bargain Box & Junior League of Savannah.

                                                       Scholarships available on an as needed basis.
 Instructor: Alana Adams
Ages:       Children 2-5 (accompanied by an adult)
Tuition:     $10 per class session.
Location:  Disney Studio
Thursdays:  10:00-11:00 a.m.
Session 1:
4/23 - 5/28 $60
Summer Sessions: 6/11, 6/18, 7/16, 8/13, 8/27

       Pottery Firing Rates - Whether your work was created at our
       studio or at your home studio, the Arts Center can fire pottery for you.
       Click on the link for firing rates, policies and procedures.

Handbuilding Pottery Course for Adults
Participants will learn basic handbuilding techniques such as slab, pinch, and coil and will complete several projects in each series. Emphasis will be placed on surface design techniques such as sgraffito and stenciling.  Experienced potters welcome!
Instructor:  Alana Adams
Ages:      13 - adult
Tuition:   $65 per series
Dates:   Series 1: 5/6, 5/8, 5/15
             Series 2: 5/20, 5/22, 5/29
Time:    10:30-12:30

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting
In this week-long workshop participants will begin by learning the basic fundamentals of 2D art such as composition, positive and negative space, relationship between objects and perspective. Once you are comfortable with your drawing skills, you will learn how to layer colors from dark to light, mix colors, glaze and more.
Instructor:  Addison Palmer
Ages:        Adult
Tuition:     $300 + supplies  (supply list provided)
Dates:       May 11-15
Time:        9:00-2:00

Flip Flop Friends
Make a flip-flop friend for summer fun in this puppet making workshop.  Participants will use flip-flop sandals and a variety of other materials to create one-of-a-kind puppets, then will use their imagination to bring them to life to perform for family and friends.
Instructor:  Yostie Ashley
Ages 5-12
Tuition: $10
Dates: July 2
Time: 10:30-11:45

           Click on Instructor’s name for Instructor Bio.

Vocal Coaching
Call for availability and pricing of vocal lessons with guest actors. 843-686-3945, ext. 222.

Shag Classes
Originating in the late 1930’s in the nightclubs in Myrtle Beach, SC, the Carolina Shag is the official state dance of South Carolina.  Join certified dance educator Caroline Hoadley in this fun introduction to this derivation of the swing.
Instructor:       Caroline Hoadley
Ages:              12-Adult
Tuition:           $20 single / $30 couple

Beginners:    We will first cover the interesting history of shag dancing and then students will learn the basic shag steps
June 17 – 3:00-4:30
July 1 – 3:00-4:30
July 29 – 3:00-4:30
August 5 – 3:00-4:30

Intermediate:  For those who have already learned the basic steps to the shag, Caroline will introduce more advanced moves to add to your repertoire!
June 17 – 4:45-6:00
July 1 – 4:45-6:00
July 29 – 4:45-6:00
August 5 – 4:45-6:00

Summer Camps 2009

Art Around the World Camp
Get ready for fun as we travel abroad learning about the artforms of people from places all over the world such as Africa, China, Mexico, Australia, and Japan.
June 22-26
Ages 5-7 - 1:00-3:30
Ages 8-12 - 10:00-12:30
Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp
Each one-week session will expose children to a variety of performing arts methods such as dance, theater, and music. Classes will be taught by professionals in the performing arts and topics will include dance, music, drama, and more!
June 22-26
Ages 5-7 - 10:00-12:30
Ages 8-12 - 1:00-3:30
Enjoy both camps this week for $175
From Rumi to Rauschenberg: Exploring Language in Visual Art
During this week-long journey we will be looking at how language has influenced art over time. From ancient illuminated texts to contemporary art and mass media design we'll explore each medium while creating our own portfolio of language inspired works.
July 6-10
Ages 13-adult

Kids N Clay Camp
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity! During this camp, students will learn a variety of ceramic hand building techniques: including pinch, slab, coil, surface decoration, glazing, and more!  Each student will complete at least 4 projects including an Egyptian pyramid box and a hanging bird bath. Because of the drying and firing time needed when working with this unique medium, students will attend camp for 4 days, then return for glazing and surface decoration on the following Friday. (Make-up glaze days can be arranged if necessary).
July 6-9 and July 17 (glaze day)
Ages 6-12

Theatre Camp
Make a cast of new friends during this fun-filled week! Campers will experience a mini-production and will not only be the cast, but will also be the production crew, learning how to write scripts, understand and develop character, create set design and props, and design costumes.
July 13-17
Ages 9-14
Mixed Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp
During this one-week session students will experience working in mediums such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, found objects, and more. One or more new projects will be introduced each day culminating in a student exhibit on Friday . Classes will be taught by professional artists.
July 20-24
Ages 5-7 - 1:00-3:30
Ages 8-12 - 10:00-12:30

Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp
Each one-week session will expose children to a variety of performing arts methods such as dance, theater, and music. Classes will be taught by professionals in the performing arts and topics will include dance, music, drama, and more!
July 20-24
Ages 5-7 - 10:00-12:30
Ages 8-12 - 1:00-3:30

Enjoy both camps this week for $175

Seashore Art Camp
Join us on this seaside adventure as we explore a variety of mediums and make seashore treasures such sea turtles, marine alphabet flags and clay lighthouse pencil holders.
August 3-7
Ages 5-10

Past Community Workshops

    The Tools of the Actor
    Treasures from the Telfair: Gallery Walk & Talk 
    Homeschool Art Classes
    Drawing Studio
    Photography Re-Imagined!
     Corsivo Italiano!
    Creative Lettering For Children

    Shag Dancing
    Dance Theater of Harlem Master Class
    Vocal Master Class

    1, 2, 3, Act
    Jump Into Action
    Tell it Like it Is!
    Wine & Cheese Workshop
    Calligraphy and Holiday Cardmaking
    Clay Snowman Luminaries
    Cornucopia – The Horn of Plenty
    After School Art
    Adult Pottery Class

    Acting a Song
    Shakespeare Workshop & Intro to Shakespear

    Basics of Animation
    Musical Theatre Auditioning Workshop
    Jonathan Green Workshop
    Easy Faux Finishing
    MOMIX Master Dance Class
    Beading Weaving workshops
    Advanced Musical Theatre/ Jazz Dance

Registration Requirements
Pre-registration is required for all classes, workshops and camps.
Family Discount:
     1st child: Regular tuition
     2nd or more child:  Receives 20% off tuition
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the first day of class.  A $25 administration fee will be deducted from any refunded amount. 
For registration or workshop information contact the Education Office (843) 686-3945, Ext. 233.

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