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Pre-registration is required for all classes and workshops. Call the gallery or register on line. We may not always be able to accommodate same day registrations. 

The After School Art Program (ASAP) is open to students in grades K – 12 in three different age groups. These classes meet throughout the school year and are exploratory art classes. Students will do projects in a variety of different media and techniques including drawing, painting, sculpture, and ceramics. Students who attend regularly will take part in our annual Student Art Show that will run during the month of November. Consider purchasing a season pass and save 20% off class fees. 

Art on Tuesday (Grades K-2nd) 4-5pm

$10

  • Sep 7 - Sharks! -  Cut paper 

  • Sep 14 - Octopus’s Garden – Mixed media

  • Sep 21 - Stuffed Paper Fish – Sculpture Part 1 
    Sep 28 - Part 2 

  • Oct 5 - Crusty Crabs – Ceramics Part 1 

      Oct 12 - Crusty Crabs – Part 2 

  • Oct 19 - Starry, Starry, Starfish – mixed media

  • Oct 26 - Coral Reef and Sea Urchins 

Art on Wednesday (Grades 3rd-5th) 4-5:30pm

$12

  • Sep 7 - Sea Turtle - Painting

  • Sep 14 - Shrimpy Sculptures & Dolphin Fun – Mixed media

  • Sep 21- Puffer Fish - Papier Mâché -   Part 1

      Sep 28 - Puffer Fish - Part 2 

  • Oct 5 - Big Crazy Fish – Sculpture Part 1

      Oct 12 - Big Crazy Fish – Part 2 

  • Oct 19 - Jellyfish Glow - Sculpture

  • Oct 26 - Coral reef, schools of fish and art show set up.

Art on Thursday (Middle School) 2:45-4:15pm

$12

This semester our middle school sessions will involve a monthly independent study with guidance from an instructor. Each month’s project will involve a different medium. 

  • September - Painting: Students will focus on various painting mediums such as acrylic, oil, and watercolor. 

  • October - Mixed Media: Students will look at different ways to combine a variety of materials and create art using fabric, resist techniques, and collage.

  • November - Drawing: Students will be focused on drawing mediums such as Prismacolor, pastels, charcoal, and graphite. 

  • December - Printmaking: Students will explore a variety of printmaking techniques including block prints, monoprints, and more. 

Our education program is sponsored in part by the Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, Marshall Community Foundation, Battle Creek Community Foundation, Eaton Foundation, and Cronin Foundation