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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Toddler Tunes (18 mon – 3)

A wonderful musical beginning includes singing, rocking, finger games and lots of rhythm play. Keyboard geography includes high and low notes, black and white keys and playing/stopping concepts. In class you will experience and share: movement and rhythm, activity songs for body awareness, songs to sing (fun, silly, and lullabies), playing small percussion instruments, keyboard games, activities and manipulatives (hoops, streamers, balls, etc.), listening activities (quiet and active).

A punch-card allows 6 class sessions to fit your schedule; multiple cards may be purchased or sessions may be purchased one-at-a time.

Feel free to attend any session that works for your family. Toddler Tunes meets Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:00 am, January 9 through May 5, 2016. There are no classes the week of Spring Break.

Age(s) 18 months - 3
Date(s) January 9 - May 5, 2016
Day(s) of week Choose Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday Sessions
Time 10:00 - 10:30 am
Instructor Sungui Lee, Cora Lambert, Hannah Fillmore & Mckenna Greene
Location Studio 7
Class Type The Children's School of Music
Cost $10 single session / $60 punchcard valid for six sessions
Registration Begins December 1, 2015
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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Toddler Tunes (18 mon – 3)

A wonderful musical beginning includes singing, rocking, finger games and lots of rhythm play. Keyboard geography includes high and low notes, black and white keys and playing/stopping concepts. In class you will experience and share: movement and rhythm, activity songs for body awareness, songs to sing (fun, silly, and lullabies), playing small percussion instruments, keyboard games, activities and manipulatives (hoops, streamers, balls, etc.), listening activities (quiet and active).

A punch-card allows 6 class sessions to fit your schedule; multiple cards may be purchased or sessions may be purchased one-at-a time.

Feel free to attend any session that works for your family. Toddler Tunes meets Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:00 am, January 9 through May 5, 2016. There are no classes the week of Spring Break.

Age(s) 18 months - 3
Date(s) January 9 - May 5, 2016
Day(s) of week Choose Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday Sessions
Time 10:00 - 10:30 am
Instructor Sungui Lee, Cora Lambert, Hannah Fillmore & Mckenna Greene
Location Studio 7
Class Type The Children's School of Music
Cost $10 single session / $60 punchcard valid for six sessions
Registration Begins December 1, 2015
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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Baby Harmony (6-8 mon)

For Babies 6 – 18 months and their caretakers.

A positive musical experience for babies! A multi-sensory approach to exploring music, including lots of singing, bouncing, moving, rhythm and age-appropriate instrument play. Classes meet Thursdays, January 21 through May 5, 2016 from 9:15 – 9:45 am.

A punch-card is available for puchase via the Ticket Office allowing 6 class sessions to fit your schedule; multiple cards may be purchased.

Age(s) 6-8 months
Date(s) January 9 - May 5, 2016
Day(s) of week Thursdays
Time 9:15 - 9:45 am
Instructor Hannah Nelson and Cora Lambert
Location Studio 7
Class Type The Children's School of Music
Cost $7 single session / $42 punchcard valid for six sessions
Registration Begins December 1, 2015
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Toddler Tunes (18 mon – 3)

A wonderful musical beginning includes singing, rocking, finger games and lots of rhythm play. Keyboard geography includes high and low notes, black and white keys and playing/stopping concepts. In class you will experience and share: movement and rhythm, activity songs for body awareness, songs to sing (fun, silly, and lullabies), playing small percussion instruments, keyboard games, activities and manipulatives (hoops, streamers, balls, etc.), listening activities (quiet and active).

A punch-card allows 6 class sessions to fit your schedule; multiple cards may be purchased or sessions may be purchased one-at-a time.

Feel free to attend any session that works for your family. Toddler Tunes meets Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:00 am, January 9 through May 5, 2016. There are no classes the week of Spring Break.

Age(s) 18 months - 3
Date(s) January 9 - May 5, 2016
Day(s) of week Choose Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday Sessions
Time 10:00 - 10:30 am
Instructor Sungui Lee, Cora Lambert, Hannah Fillmore & Mckenna Greene
Location Studio 7
Class Type The Children's School of Music
Cost $10 single session / $60 punchcard valid for six sessions
Registration Begins December 1, 2015
Details Buy Tickets

Portrait Drawing Intensive

This is a four-week intensive study of drawing the human face. Learn the anatomy of the eye, how to create highlights and shadows, and hone the skills necessary to draw hair realistically. The main focus of this class is on what makes a likeness and how to capture that likeness in a drawing. You will work only with graphite. This class is for the experienced artist only.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office to receive their member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) May 5 - June 2, 2016
Day(s) of week Thursday
Time 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 3
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $84 | $59 ABDM Members
Registration Begins Friday, November 20, 2015 at 12 noon
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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Professional Practice Workshop

This workshop will cover the following subjects: how to assemble and present a portfolio, how to write an artist statement and resume, how to get your work shown in galleries and at juried art shows, including how to get into ArtPrize. You will also learn how to obtain commissions, artist residencies and how to publish your own PR, both hard copy and digital. A major emphasis will be on using the Internet, personal and public websites, as well as blogs.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office to receive their member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) May 21 - May 22, 2016
Day(s) of week Saturday & Sunday
Time 10:30 am - 4:30 pm both days
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 2
Class Type Visual Art
Cost $130 | $115 ABDM Members
Registration Begins Friday, November 20, 2015 at 12 noon
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Monday, June 6, 2016

Plein Air (Adult)

In this nine-week course you will work in the Dow Gardens experiencing the beauty of nature while transferring your feelings and observations to canvas or paper. Students choose their own medium as they study light and its relationship to form, atmosphere, color and mood. Individual attention and instruction provided. Students are encouraged to bring a camera to take photographs to use as a reference in case of rain. The galleries will be used on rainy days and for critiques. Admission to Dow Gardens is included in the class price.

ABDM Members: Please register via Ticket Office to receive your member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 6 - August 8, 2016
Day(s) of week Monday
Time 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Dow Gardens & MCFTA Galleries
Class Type Art
Cost $159 | $134 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 after May 24!)
Registration Begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12 noon
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Interim Drawing (Adult)

This drawing class is for students who want to keep drawing between the Art and Skill of Drawing 3 and the fall session of Art and Skill of Drawing 4. We will use this time to review your work and start on new projects. Most of the work will be done at home at your leisure. Students who have knowledge of drawing who are not in the Art and Skill classes are welcome to come and draw as well.

This class meets every other Tuesday. Class meets: 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, 8/23.

ABDM Members: Please register via Ticket Office to receive your member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 7 - August 23, 2016 (see description for specific dates)
Day(s) of week Tuesday
Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 3
Class Type Art
Cost $80 | $55 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 after May 24!)
Registration Begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12 noon
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Intermediate Painting (Adult)

In this summer painting class you will work alongside Ruth Howell on any painting project you choose. If you know the basics, or are a seasoned painter, this is great summer class for you.

ABDM Members: Please register via Ticket Office to receive your member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 8 - August 10, 2016
Day(s) of week Wednesday
Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Studio 3
Class Type Art
Cost $155| $130 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 after May 24!)
Registration Begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12 noon
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Smartphone Photo (Adult)

In response to the success of the Smart Phone Photography classes, a new group is forming! Join this bi-weekly summer discussion class concerning all things related to Smart Phone Photography. We will meet every other Wednesday evening from 6-8:00 PM to talk about new apps, new approaches, share our work and discuss our processes in a relaxed, fun atmosphere using powerpoint and other visual aids. Class meets 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, 8/24.

ABDM Members: Please register via Ticket Office to receive your member discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 8 - August 24, 2016
Day(s) of week Wednesday
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 5
Class Type Art
Cost $105 | $80 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 after May 24!)
Registration Begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12 noon
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