Kaleidoscope ARTivities

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

Jun 30
Jul 13
Kaleidoscope ARTivities

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.


Fourth of July Workshop: June 30

1- 2:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the great USA this fourth of July.  We’ll paint print, and construct in RED, WHITE, and BLUE!

6-8 year olds | Catherine Gehrmann | $14

Session I: July 9 – 13

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Down on the Bayou
Learn about the wildlife and culture surrounding the ‘Big Easy’. We’ll create swamp animals, make bead collages, watercolor scenes, and more.

4-6 year olds | Jennifer Heckenkamp | $49

Learn basic watercolor techniques as we design and create several paintings. We’ll also explore mixed media drawing.

7-9 year olds | Heike Ehlers | $49

Please note a special time for this class: 9:00-10:30 a.m.


Explore the world of photography….photograms, collage, printing and hand coloring from antique negatives will all be introduced.

9-12 year old and up | Kevin Schafer | $60

11 a.m-noon

Summer Time Adventure
Join us to create arts and crafts inspired by this great time of year!  We’ll make lots of “hot art” using a wide variety of materials.

4-6 year olds | Marlene Sack | $49

Mighty Mississippi
From bald eagles, to catfish, to paddle wheel boats, we’ll create a collection of art all about the river in our own backyard.

7-9 year olds | Jennifer Heckenkamp | $49

Drawing Workshop
Learn basic techniques in oil and chalk pastel.  We’ll look at nature, animals, and summer shapes for our inspiration.  You’ll receive a sketch pad and pencils to keep, to continue sketching.

9-12 year olds | Heike Ehlers | $49

Contact: 309-794-7729

Email: julieschneider@augustana.edu

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610 35th St, Rock Island, IL 61201

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