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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Phoenix Center for the Arts’

PHOENIX Center for the Arts Open House

Phoenix Center for the Arts is hosting this day of free art workshops for the whole family. Instructors will offer 20-minute workshops in dance, theater, mosaics, glass, photography, and jewelry making. Bilingual workshops (including mask making and creative writing) are available for attendees who are fluent in Spanish. See live ceramics and watercolor demonstrations. Phoenix Center for the Arts offers more than 700 art classes for youth and adults year-round.

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Summer day camps – arts (visual and digital)

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GILBERT Art Intersection 207 N Gilbert Road, Gilbert 480-361-1118 • Exploring Photography for Teens. Ages 13-17. Explore the fundamentals and foundations of photography from digital capture and printing to black-and-white darkroom and historical processes. June 6-9 and July 11-14. $195 (includes snack and all materials). MESA Mesa Arts Center 1 E Main St, Mesa […]

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8 places to find art classes for kids

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Art classes for kids are especially important now that so many schools have reduced art offerings in the curriculum. We’ve found four places in the community where children and teens can take a wide range of classes that foster imagination, creativity and self-expression. MESA ARTS CENTER Youth classes in ceramics, glass, graphic arts, movement, music […]

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5 places kids can take fall art classes

fall art classes for kids

It’s hard to think fall when summer temperatures still top 100 degrees, but registration is already open for a new crop of fall art classes. We’ve got the scoop on several places offering art classes for kids and teens in the coming months, so you can get a jump on finding some favorites and enrolling your […]

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Celebrate World Refugee Day in Phoenix

Celebrating World Refugee Day Phoenix

What do Albert Einstein, Madeleine Albright, Sigmund Freud and Victor Hugo have in common? They were all refugees, according to the Welcome to America Project, a Scottsdale-based organization that helps refugees recently relocated to the Phoenix area by the U.S. State Department. As we watch news reports of refugee crises in other parts of the […]

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11 places to find art classes for kids

For kids who love making art, it’s more about having fun than learning. Making something from raw materials has benefits beyond the sheer joy of creating, says Anne Rasmussen, who teaches art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Making art helps kids appreciate the handiwork that goes into many of the things we buy […]

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Scottsdale mom heads Art and Sol

Art and Sol started by Scottsdale mom Renee Werkheiser

Most moms keep plenty busy coordinating their own children’s busy lives. But Renee Werkheiser, a Scottsdale mother of two, has about 200 additional children on her radar. She’s the founder of an after-school performing arts program called Art and Sol, which includes performing arts classes for the K-12 set that culminate in on-stage performances. Children […]

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New play explores high school dropout crisis

Why do teens drop out of high school? Most of us assume our kids will graduate, so we rarely consider the question. But the high school dropout crisis affects us all, especially when those without degrees struggle to make their way and find work in our communities. A group of Valley youth has been working […]

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ASA students perform new “One Act” play

The Arizona School for the Arts theater arts department is currently performing a world-premiere play called “One Act” at Phoenix Center for the Arts. The school commissioned Dwayne Hartford, a playwright-in-residence with Childsplay, in Tempe, to write an original play and involve ASA students in the process. Hartford started by doing several workshops with high […]

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Creative writing classes—for grown-ups!

There’s nothing glamorous about spending the wee hours doing laundry or kitchen duty. When we’re fortunate enough to find time for ourselves, it’s nice to have projects that enrich our lives beyond partner or parenting spheres. Creative writing is a fun choice that fits easily into pockets of time not sucked up by the responsibilities of work […]

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