Kaleidoscope ARTivities

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

Jul 16 - 20
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.

ADMISSION INFO

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Growing in the Garden
We’ll make flowers and vegetables and look at bugs and animals too! Create two and three-dimensional works of art with a wide variety of materials.

4-6 year olds | Catherine Gehrmann | $49

Alien Parade
What does an alien from Venus look like?  What about Mars? Or Jupiter?  Explore the planets and create puppets of the creatures that might call that planet home.

7-8 year olds | Seth Chappell | $49

Roald Dahl
If you love oompa-loompas, talking bugs, and frobscottle, you’ll love this class! We will craft a giant peach, draw and paint a giant, and explore a variety of other crafts based on the books of beloved children’s author, Roald Dahl.

8-12 year olds | Jennifer Heckenkamp | $49

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

Basic Photography
Fundamentals of classic black and white photography will be explored.  Students will photograph and print their own 35 mm negatives in a traditional black and white dark room.  All materials will be provided.

9-12 year olds | Kevin Schafer | $60

11 a.m.-noon

Art-å-la-Carte
Sample the arts as we explore shape, pattern and texture. We will draw, paint, collage, print and construct with a wide variety of materials.

4-6 year olds | Catherine Gehrmann | $49

Sock-n-Roll
Socks, you’re told, belong on your feet.  But puppets, from socks, can be pretty neat.  Design and create a fictional POP! Band.
We’ll work with cloth, paper, inks, wire, fur and glitter too.

7-9 year olds | Seth Chappell | $49

The World on a String
We will wrap, cut, glue, collage, twist, tie, and weave using a variety of string and yarn. Make dream catchers, string art, bracelets, mosaics, and other decorative pieces with this colorful medium.

9 -12 year olds | Jennifer Heckenkamp | $49

Contact: 309-794-7729

Email: julieschneider@augustana.edu

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Augustana Art Studio

610 35th St, Rock Island, IL 61201

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