Kaleidoscope ARTivities for Children

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

Apr 07 - 28
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.


We’ll make soaring pterosaurs, a papier-mache T-Rex, a fossil collage and more as we draw, paint and construct with upcycled materials.

4-6 year olds | Corrine Smith | $42

Abstract Art 

Your imagination will soar as we draw and paint. Learn new ways to create works of art focusing on shape, color and pattern.

7-9 year olds | Catherine Gehrmann | $42

Op Art

We will draw, paint, and create 3-D cubes while making optical illusions with our art! Linear perspective drawing will also be introduced.

9-12 year olds | Addie Corby-Winn | $42

11 a.m. – Noon

April Showers 

Turn rainy days into fun arty days! Design and paint your own umbrella, create a mobile, and “rainy day” collages working with a variety of materials.

4-6 year olds | Corrine Smith | $42


Join us for an artmaking extravaganza! We’ll investigate painting, drawing and sculpture, working with a wide variety of materials.

7-9 year olds | Catherine Gehrmann | $42

Artistic Landscapes

We will use traditional media, such as paint and pencil, but put a new spin on this classic art style. Discover how to apply cubism and unique points of view to the landscape.

9-12 year olds | Addie Corby-Winn | $42

Contact: 309-794-7729

Email: julieschneider@augustana.edu


Augustana College Art Studio

610 35th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

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