Kaleidoscope ARTivities for Children
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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
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
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
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
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
610 35th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201