Make art! Take a class, host a party, do a drop-in group.

CLAY 

HOLIDAY CLAY DAYS For all levels 5+. (Min: 7. Max: 20.) Instructor: Clay Studio staff. $15 per participant per session. Kids 5-15 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant. Sess. I: Saturday, Nov. 25, 2-4 pm. Tiles. Sess. II: Wed., Dec. 27, 2-4 pm. Tiles. Sess. III: Thurs., Dec. 28, 2-4 pm. Tea bowls. Sess. IV: Fri., Dec 29, 2-4 pm. Lidded vessels. Take a holiday art break! Make several fun and easy hand-built pieces, ready for pickup within a month of your session. Register for Sess. I through St. Peter Community & Family Education.. Register for Sess. II, III & IV below:


December Holiday Clay Days
Participant(s) names & age(s):



OPEN CLAY STUDIO For all levels. Every second Sunday of the month, 3-5 pm. Free! No registration required. Newcomers welcome. Try your hand at clay, or refine your skills with guidance from friendly, helpful Clay Studio staff. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult participant. No registration required.

PRIVATE PARTIES Parties in the Clay Studio include 90-120 minutes of studio time with an instructor who will guide participants through basic throwing techniques, resulting in 1-2 pieces of pottery per participant. A flat fee of $100 covers up to five participants (ages 8+) and all materials. Additional participants, up to a maximum of 8, are $15 each. To inquire: director.acsp@gmail.com, 507-931-3630.

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION Private lessons with experienced clay instructors is available for homeschool students and learners of all ages who prefer one-on-one guidance. To inquire: director.acsp@gmail.com, 507-931-3630.

ADVANCED DRAWING For advanced students 16+. Instructor: Melody Taylor. $45. (Min: 4. Max: 8.) Sess. I: Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 pm, Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18. A guided workshop exploring advanced drawing techniques. Register through St. Peter Community & Family Education

MUSIC

FAMILY MUSIC FOR TODDLERS For 1 1⁄2 to 3-year-olds & their caregivers. Instructor: Anja Scheidel. $140 ($40 reg./materials, $100 tuition) (Min: 4. Max: 12). Mondays, time TBA., first class Sept. 11. Learn the joy of musical movement while developing musical skills. Adults and children will explore music through singing, focused listening, moving, echoing rhythmic and melodic patterns, and playing simple percussion instruments. Packet includes a family songbook, child’s instrument and companion CD. Register through Anja: (507) 995-5497, anjamusikgarten@gmail.com, or on Anja Scheidel’s Musikgarten on Facebook.

MUSIKGARTEN’S CYCLE OF THE SEASONS For 3 to 5-year-olds & their caregivers. Instructor: Anja Scheidel. $160($50 reg./materials, $110 tuition) (Min: 4. Max: 12). Mondays 3:30-4:15pm., first class Sept. 11. A musical celebration of the year. Activities include singing, beat/rhythm activities, movement exploration, listening, poems, stories and playing instruments. Musical concepts, such as rhythmic and melodic patterns, tempo, dynamics and timbre are experienced in many ways. Child receives two home packets, each including a parent book, two CDs and eight animal listening game cards. Register through Anja: (507) 995-5497, anjamusikgarten@gmail.com, or on Anja Scheidel’s Musikgarten on Facebook.

PRINTMAKING

EXPLORATIONS IN PRINTMAKING For intermediate & advanced students 16+. Instructor: Joel Moline. $97+ materials fee TBD on individual projects. (Min: 2. Max: 4.) Sess. I: Tuesdays, Sept. 26-Nov. 14, 9:30-11:30 am. (8 weeks). Explore linoleum cuts, monotype, drypoint & wood engraving at your own pace with guidance from a master printmaker. Etching press and proof press will be available. At the instructor’s home studio. Not wheelchair-accessible. Register through St. Peter Community & Family Education.

WRITING

BLACKOUT POETRY For all levels, age 16+. Fri., Nov. 24, 3-5 pm, drop in any time, spend a few minutes or the whole two hours. Instructor: Erin Dorney. $5. In this hands-on workshop inspired by Austin Kleon’s Newspaper Blackout, you’ll create your own newspaper or book page of blackout poetry. All supplies provided. BYO refreshments. No registration required.

DROP-IN CRITIQUE GROUP For all levels, all genres, 16+. Every second Sunday of the month, 3-4:30 pm. Instructor: Ann Rosenquist Fee. $5 (drop-in, no registration required). Newcomers welcome. Bring work in progress and a question or two for the group (how’s my dialogue? is the character likable/hateable enough?). Read for 5 minutes, get critiqued for 10, leave with nice vibes & new ideas for moving forward. No registration required.

WRITING ABOUT ART For all levels, age 16+. Sun., Sept. 3, 3-5 pm, in conjunction with MINNESOTA WOMEN CERAMIC ARTISTS JURIED EXHIBITION. Sun., Oct. 29, 3-5 pm in conjunction with GREGORY TODD WILKINS: NEW WORK. Instructor: Erin Dorney. $5-$10 as your budget allows. Erin guides participants around the gallery, prompting writing exercises based on specific works of art. A new way to enjoy art and write for fun! No registration required.

DROP-IN GROUPS

OPEN CLAY STUDIO For all levels. Every second Sunday of the month, 3-5 pm. Free! No registration required. Newcomers welcome. Try your hand at clay, or refine your skills with guidance from friendly, helpful Clay Studio staff. Newcomers are welcome. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult participant.

WRITERS’ CRITIQUE GROUP For all levels, all genres, 16+. Every second Sunday of the month, 3-4:30 pm. $5. No registration required. Newcomers welcome. Bring work in progress and a question or two for the group (how’s my dialogue? is the character likable/hateable enough?). Read for 5 minutes, get critiqued for 10, leave with nice vibes & new ideas for moving forward. Hosted by Executive Director Ann Rosenquist Fee.

Some general info about classes at the Arts Center: Need-based scholarships are available to Saint Peter-area youth. Inquire about The Thalia & Larry Taylor Arts Scholarship with Tami Skinner at 507-934-3048. Child care is not provided before or after class, so please arrange to have your child dropped off and picked up within 10 minutes of class time. Arts Center members receive a 10% discount on class registration. Contact the Arts Center to receive your refund. 

 


 

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These activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Community Arts Education Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

 

 

 


 

Need the info in another format? Upon request, Arts Center information may be made available in alternative format such as large print or audio. To request an alternative format, contact the director at director.acsp@gmail.com, call 507-931-3630, or speak with an Arts Center staff member or volunteer.