3rd floor of the Arts Center hosts a wide
variety of instruction and meeting rooms
including a mirrored ballet and creative
movement space, a "dirty" room for clay creations, a well equipped
photography dark room, and other arts
education spaces for all ages and skill
levels. These spaces may also be rented
based on availability.
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain -- for kids!
April 10-May 29, 4:00 -5:30 pm
This eight week class will progress students through the process of drawing as outlined in Betty Edwards seminal "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain." Students will learn drawing and “seeing” techniques used to create representational drawings. No previous drawing experience needed!
Tuition: $108 per student for all eight classes; $20 sibling tuition discount; 10% discount for Arts Council members at the Curator level and above. $5 material fee for each child. (Material list available upon request if you'd like to purchase your own supplies.) For children ages 9+
Please go here to download a registration form or call (209) 388-1090 to register.
Miss Noelle's Musikgarten
A 15-week series of music and creative movement classes for children ages 0-3 and their families. www.missnoellesmusik.org
Life Drawing and Painting
This open studio allows artists to work independently from a live model in a congenial atmosphere. These sessions create opportunities for artists to work in the medium of their choice without an instructor. The sessions are from 10am - 12pm on Mondays. The fee is $8.00 per session or $20.00 per month.
World Dance Class by Instructor: Memo Keswick
Thursday Evenings, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Beginning January 26, the Merced County Arts Council will offer World Dance classes on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm. Suggested donations are $40 for 6 weeks or $7 per class; 2 for 1 (bring family or friend); Youth and children (with adult) free. The class teaches basic line, circle and couple dances from around the world. Dances progress from beginner to intermediate level dances. No dance partner necessary!
The class is designed to have fun, exercise, and to meet new friends! You'll find the instruction very supportive and non-intimidating. You'll also learn about the opportunities to perform these dances with other California communities - even to live music!
Sign up at class. Fun, healthy low impact exercise, and new friends! Entrance at 6:30 pm will be through the back of the Merced County Arts Center at 645 West Main Street. Go up to the 3rd Floor. See you there!
For more information contact instructor Memo Keswick at 209-723-4016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Merced County Arts Council
also sponsors the year-round Enrichment
Center program which offers skills enhancement
activities for adults with learning disabilities.
For more information call the Enrichment
Center @ (209) 388-1162