Kaleidoscope ARTivities for Children

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Presented by Augustana College at Augustana Art Studio, Rock Island IL

Mar 03 - 24
Kaleidoscope ARTivities for Children

Augustana College has been offering creative art classes for children for more than 60 years. Classes are offered on Saturday’s to children ages 4-12. In the summer, children can attend week-long sessions.

Kaleidoscope is directed by Augustana College professor of art Rowen Schussheim-Anderson. Some 15 professional artists, art historians and art educators teach the classes


Register for Kaleidoscope

9:30​ ​–​ ​10:30​ ​a.m.

Animal Lovers 

We’ll draw, paint and collage the wonderful world of animals. Discover color, pattern, shape and texture in this multi-media class.

4-6 year olds | Kelly Seastrand | $42

Dr. Seuss from A to Z 

Learn to draw our favorite imaginary characters, from Cat in the Hat to Solla Sollew. Explore drawing and poetry skills while we work with mixed media.

7-9 year olds | Heike Ehlers | $42

Fiber Fantastics!

Join us as we explore stitchery as an art medium. Create your own clay beads to paint and string, weave, macrame and create a landscape using a wide range of materials on fabric.

9-12 year olds | Jennifer Lanphere | $42

11​ ​a.m.​ ​–​ ​Noon

Who lives in a Pineapple? 

You guessed it…Sponge Bob Square Pants! Join us for an underwater adventure as we create with a variety of materials inspired by this fun fellow!

4-6 year olds | Corrine Smith | $42

The World of 3-D Sculpture 

Working with clay, wire, paper and plaster we’ll explore a variety of subject matter. Create animals and their environments, design our own action figures and make a decorative bowl in this multi-media class.

7-9 year olds | Jennifer Lanphere | $42

Wind chimes 

Make a unique set of wind chimes. We will construct the base, create chime pieces and assemble both with three different techniques.

9-12 year olds | Kelly Seastrand | $42

Contact: 309-794-7729

Email: julieschneider@augustana.edu

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610 35th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

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