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Mar
18
Wed
Beginner/Intermediate Painting @ CREATE Arts Center
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – May 20 @ 6:30 pm
Beginner/Intermediate Painting @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Learn the basics of painting or advance your technique to the next level, in this class designed for beginner to intermediate level artists. Explore the foundations of art techniques: use of color, lines, value, and shapes to create both realistic and imaginative compositions in paint! Individualized instruction will be targeted towards each student’s level of experience. Class meets for 8 sessions. There is no class Apr. 8th & 15th.

Ages 6 – 12 yrs

Kids Pottery: Clay Creations @ CREATE Arts Center
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – May 20 @ 6:30 pm
Kids Pottery: Clay Creations @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Discover the magic and endless possibilities of clay! In this 8-week class, we’ll explore all sorts of fun hand-building methods that have been used since the dawn of civilization. We’ll transform mud with stamping, carving, burnishing and glazing techniques into functional and decorative treasures that can be enjoyed for years to come. Squish, wiggle, pound, poke, roll, stretch and pinch clay into ceramic mugs, animals, tiny houses and more. Creating with clay allows kids to expand their imagination, develop concentration, patience, and problem solving skills. Class fees includes instruction, all materials and firing in our studio. Class meets for 8 sessions. There is no class Apr. 8th & 15th.

Ages 6 – 12 yrs

Mar
21
Sat
Art Immersion: Young Artist @ CREATE Arts Center
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – May 16 @ 10:30 am
Art Immersion: Young Artist @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Immerse yourself in the world of art as we take you on a journey through your imagination! Learn how to paint, draw, build, sculpt, and CREATE in this class designed to introduce young artists to new materials and techniques in a fun and creative environment. Class meets for 8 sessions. All materials are provided.

Ages 4 – 6yrs

Art Immersion: Mixed Media @ CREATE Arts Center
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – May 16 @ 12:30 pm
Art Immersion: Mixed Media @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

Our NEW Art Immersion series takes you on a deep dive into the world of art. This spring it’s all about mixed media! Learn how to work with combinations of materials and techniques – plaster, paint, fabric, paper, cardboard, pencils, and more – to CREATE a variety of 2D and 3D projects. Class meets for 8 sessions. There is no class on April 25th.

Ages 7 – 12yrs

Apr
13
Mon
Spring Break Art Camp @ CREATE Arts Center
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spring Break Art Camp @ CREATE Arts Center | | |

When school is out for spring break, art is in at CREATE! Sign up for individual days or a full week! Each camp day features different art adventures…will it be cartooning? Collage? Painting? Join us to find out! Extended care is available.

Ages ( 5 – 12yrs ), Counselors in Training ( 13 – 14 )
*5 yr old campers must be enrolled in Kindergarten to attend

Continuing/Intermediate Bodhran @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – May 18 @ 6:30 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Covers techniques of accompaniment for jigs, reels, hornpipes, etc., with focus on rhythm patterns and constructing chord progressions. Well-known session tunes serve as examples. Also discussed: “session survival,” and playing in an ensemble. Recording device helpful. Must provide own instrument. More info: 703.969.6909 or keithcarr@mac.com. Minimum age 15. 10 sessions.

Apr
14
Tue
Conservatory Kids @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 10:45 am

For child and caregiver. Tap into your child’s magical sense of wonder. Music supports development of beginning language, listening, and motor skills. Singing, movement, and fun age-appropriate instruments help to develop cognitive abilities, awaken a sense of pitch and rhythm, and nurture an early love of music. These classes can be taken individually, but are designed to be taken consecutively for maximum musical benefit. Info: 301.320.2770; info@washingtonconservatory.org. 10 sessions.

Apr
16
Thu
Continuing Ukulele @ Washington Conservatory of Music
Apr 16 – Jun 4 all-day

At Glen Echo Park. Take your basic skills to a new level as you learn more picking and some melody playing too, and tackle the songs you really want to play. Beginning Uke or equivalent required. Bring ukulele and notebook. More info: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Young Yukes @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Join this fun class and learn to play the ukulele, a small member of the guitar family. It’s easy to start, and the possibilities are endless! You’ll learn the basics of chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and more so you can play your favorite songs solo or in our ukulele band. Info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 8 sessions.

Acoustic Guitar for Beginners @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Learn a few chords and strums; you will be playing satisfying versions of your favorite songs in this fun class. You know a lot about music just from years of listening. Use that knowledge and you will be playing by ear in no time at all. Bring guitar and notebook. For more information, contact the instructor at: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

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