The Chesterton Art
Center will offer monthly children's art classes throughout the school year.
Classes are designed for preschool, elementary, home school, middle school,
and high school ages. Students of all ages will actively participate in
learning, while studying one of the major movements of modern art history
each month. All classes will include drawing throughout the month in some
form. Students will be exposed to a mix of mediums, including painting,
printmaking, sculpture, collage, drawing, weaving, paper arts, etc.
The schedule of
classes is as follows: Monday 1:30-3:00 p.m., Home School 8-15 yrs. old,
Monday 3:30-5 p.m., Elementary 7-12 yrs.; Tuesday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 3-5
yrs., Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m., Elementary 5-8 yrs.; Wednesday 1-2 p.m.,
Preschool 3-5 yrs., Wednesday 3:30-5 p.m., Elementary 5-8 yrs.; Thursday
3:30-5 p.m., Elementary 7-12 yrs., Thursday 5:30-7:00 p.m., Middle School
5-8th grades; Friday 3:30-5:00 p.m., High School 9-12th grades.
Tuition is $90 per
month for high school, middle school, elementary, and home school students
(the member rate is $70), and $75 for preschool students (the member rate is
$55). Families must be current members of the Chesterton Art Center to
receive the member rate. Supplies and a nut-free snack are included.
Students must register and pay before the first class. A $20 fee will be
added to any late payments made after the 10th of each month.
During the month of
November, students will learn about the Impressionism Movement. Early
artists who influenced and started the movement will be discussed. Painting
will be a big focus this month as well as color. Children will learn how to
use color as a tool in all artwork as the class discusses color theory
throughout the month.
please call the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Art Center is at
115 S. 4th St., Chesterton.
For a list of all
classes being offered at the Art Center, please see the website