S.P.A.C.E. Visual Arts Classes for Children Now Registering

spaceSavannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education (S.P.A.C.E.) is now registering students for its fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin Sept. 20 & Oct. 4 and are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs’ S.P.A.C.E. studios, located at 9 W. Henry St.

Four, six and eight week classes are available, as well as one-day workshops. Fall visual arts sessions include ceramics, fibers, metalsmithing, stained glass and painting. New offerings in jewelry & metalsmithing include courses in chainmaking, custom jewelry mechanisms, clay jewelry, metals & glass, and an open studio.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is encouraged. Credit cards are accepted. Class schedule and registration forms are available by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

About S.P.A.C.E.: S.P.A.C.E. is Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education. Located at 9 W. Henry St., S.P.A.C.E. houses the offices of the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs as well as a public gallery, a 100-seat black box theatre and art and ceramics studios. For more information, visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

Youth Visual Arts Classes
Kid’s Hands on Clay, Ages 6-10
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Tuesdays, Sept. 21 – Nov. 9, 4-5pm
This class for children offers an exciting introduction to the world of clay. Young students can let their imaginations go wild through fabulous hand-built projects.

Teen Wheel-Throwing, Ages 11-16
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Wednesdays, Sept. 22 – Nov. 10, 4-5pm
This introductory class will teach young students the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. Students will trim and finish their works of art with a variety of glazes.

Weekend Workshops
Expressionist Landscape Painting for kids, Ages 6-10
Instructor: Layla Cady
Saturday, October 2, 9am-12noon
Children will create very colorful and expressionist landscape paintings inspired by artist David Hockney. Students will learn about this artist and learn how to set up a landscape picture using perspective techniques and then applying paint to canvas. Each child will walk away with a wonderful unique work of art.

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