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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.
The Sky, Land and Water
Come and join the fun creating 3-D frogs, lizards and birds! We will paint what we see in the sky and try our hands at sandpainting!
4-6 year olds | Jennifer Lanphere | $49
Summertime for Monsters?
Halloween is in the fall. So where do monsters go for the summer?
We will explore where monsters might go in the sunny summertime Bring them to life by drawing and creating summertime monster puppets!
7-9 year olds | Seth Chappell | $49
Nature and signs of summer will be our inspiration as we draw and paint. We’ll also work with wood shapes and mixed media to create a special design.
9-12 year olds | Heike Ehlers | $49
Dive into art to explore creatures of the ocean. We’ll paint, collage and construct with a variety of materials.
4-6 year olds | Marlene Sack | $49
Signs of Summer
Learn color theory as we paint hot and cool paintings using the sun and moon as our inspiration. We’ll work with oil pastels, watercolor resists, clay and more in this multimedia class.
7-9 year olds | Heike Ehlers | $49
It’s a myth. A myth!
Could be a troll, a unicorn or a fairy. Might live in the trees or maybe be hairy. We will talk about mythical creatures and create your own small bunraku style puppet of a mythical creature.
9-12 year olds | Seth Chappell | $49
The Arts of the Southwest
Be inspired by Pueblo and Hopi peoples as we create our own Kachinas. We’ll create Native American inspired beadwork, paint desert landscape and more!
9-12 year olds | Jennifer Lanphere | $49
610 35th St, Rock Island, IL 61201