Jewelry: Points of Color Necklace
Join us as we make a beautiful and unique “points of color” necklace using seed and glass beads. $20 for 1 class.
Sept 16 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course # 173821
Oct 14 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course # 173822
Nov 11 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course # 173823
Register online, call (317) 327-7135, or visit us at the GPAC.
Beginning Acting for Adults (18+)
Hone your auditioning skills or just try something new. These classes provide beginning and intermediate actors an outlet for expression and creativity. Local playwright and performer Jeffrey Barnes leads a variety of acting techniques, exercises, and games.
$63 for 6 classes. No class 11/24.
Sept. 22 – Oct. 27 Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm Course # 173835
Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm Course# 173836
Register online, call (317) 327-7135, or visit the GPAC.
If you were asked to show your artistic “essence” on a 4X6-inch card, what might it look like? In September we are challenging your family to create miniature works of art out of a variety of fun materials. Once you do, we invite you to take one home and donate another for our Trading Card Exhibit.
Bring your family to Arts for All at the GPAC Sept 3 -25 on Saturdays and Sundays during open hours to participate in this activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
WHAT: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark will be performed by the Garfield Park Shakespeare Company. Witness treachery, revenge, and moral corruption in one of the most powerful and influential tragedies in the English language.
WHEN: September 9-10, 16-17, at 8:00 pm.
WHERE: The MacAllister Amphitheater adjacent to the GPAC.
No reservations required. Seating available along with open lawn. For more information, call (317) 327-7135. Driving directions can be found here.
Join us September 3, 2011 for “America We Remember”. This free event follows the annual Miracle Mile Parade on Madison Ave.
Music program begins at 6:30 P.M. at The MacAllister Center. Fireworks will begin at dark and will originate in the north-east side of the park so they will be visible from most areas in the park.
Come to the park early and bring along your own blankets, chairs and a picnic!
For more information, call 327-PARK.
As the end of summer nears, the GPAC will start preparing for its Fall Season. Beginning in September, Arts for All will be switching from every day to weekends only. The hours are as follows:
Saturdays Noon – 4:00 pm
Sundays 1:00 – 5:00 pm
We look forward to seeing you and your family at our upcoming art activities! Stay tuned for more details.
Free your creative spirit in this exploration of color, texture and application styles. Led by local contemporary abstract artist Jennifer Kaye, you will build the confidence you need to attack that blank canvas without painting a single tree. Please bring a canvas no larger than 24×24 to the first night of class. $75 for 6 classes.
Sept 17 – Oct 29 Saturdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm
*No class Oct. 15.
Register for this class online, call 327-7135, or visit the GPAC.
Preschool Dramatic Play, Ages 4-5
Your preschooler will play and learn as they pretend to be characters from books, nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Drama games keep the participants moving, thinking and smiling. $40 for 8 Classes ( No class Oct. 22 )
Sept 17 – Nov 12 Saturdays 12:30-1:30 p.m. Course # 173740
Creative Drama I, Ages 6-8
Books and familiar tales come alive as participants explore storytelling and story structure. Stories are playfully staged, deconstructed and reinvented with the help of creative drama games and exercises. $40 for 8 Classes ( No class Oct. 22 )
Sept 17 – Nov 12 Saturdays 1:45-2:45 p.m. Course # 173743
Preschool Music Discovery I, Ages 2-3
Parents and their children explore musical foundations by singing, moving to the beat, and listening and playing a variety of instruments. $35 for 6 classes
Sept 23 – Oct 28 Fridays 9:30-10:15 a.m. Course # 173744
Nov 4 – Dec 16 Fridays 9:30-10:15 a.m. Course # 173745
Preschool Music Discovery II, Ages 4-5
By singing, moving to the beat, listening and playing a variety of instruments, and exploring music notation, young children acquire a musical foundation that will benefit their chosen instrument or singing later. $40 for 6 classes
Sept 23 – Oct 28 Fridays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Course # 173746
Nov 4 – Dec 16 Fridays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Course # 173747
Pre-Ballet and Creative Dance, Ages 4-8
This class introduces young children to the joy of dance with a blend of movement, music, rhythm and improvisation and gives them the opportunity to develop a musical ear and coordination. Ages 4-8. Call 327-7135 for more information.
Saturdays 10 – 11 a.m. $40/month or $10/class
Preschool Visual Arts Sampler, Ages 4-6
Bring your youngest artists in their messiest art clothes and leave the clean-up to us. Preschoolers play with paint, dabble in drawing, create with clay and so much more. Parents are welcome to work with their child. All supplies provided. $50 for 8 Classes.
( No class October 15 )
Sept 17 – Nov 12 Saturdays 10:30-11:30am Course #173775
“Only for Teens” Mixed Media Studio
Join local artist and teacher Quincy Owens for this inventive and engaging art experience. Explore clay, jewelry making, drawing, painting and more in a friendly, creative environment. All materials incuded. Ages 13-18. $30 for 6 classes.
Sept 21 – Oct 26 Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm Course # 173767 Register online for this class
Nov 2 – Dec 14 Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm Course # 173768 Register online for this class
*No class Nov 23
Beginning Acting for Teens
Hone your auditioning skills or just try something new. These classes provide beginning and intermediate actors an outlet for expression and creativity. Local playwright and performer Jeffery Barnes leads a variety of acting techniques, exercises and games. Ages 15-18. $63 for 6 classes.
Sept 22 – Oct 27 Thursdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm Course # 173770 Register for this class online
Nov 3 – Dec 15 Thursdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm Course # 173771 Register for this class online
*No class Nov 24
Curious about the classes, workshops and other programs at the GPAC? Join us for our Open House on August 27 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Teaching Artists representing many of our offerings will be on-hand. You can see demonstrations, ask questions and even register on site.
Questions about this event? Our friendly staff can help! Call our front desk at (317) 327-7135.