The San Benito County Arts Council is now enrolling students in Fall Art Classes at its new second location, the ARTspace Annex, at 217 Fifth St. in downtown Hollister. Along with the return of some of their popular returning classes, including Youth Art Studio 1 & 2 and Paul’s Paint Party, the Arts Council is excited to launch a whole new series of visual and performing art classes for youth and adults in ceramics, sculpture, theater, writing and more.
Some of the new classes include:
The Joy of Painting (ages 5-10), with Ana Newman, Saturdays
Introspective Creativity (ages 16+), with Dustin Kinsley, Mondays
Encore Jr. & Sr. Theater Workshops (ages 6-9 & 10-14), with Kids Rule Theater Camp founders' Kristy & Norm Burchard, Tuesdays
Wood Carving and Recycled Assemblage (ages 11+), with Dustin Kinsley, Tuesdays
FREE Writers’ Lab (ages 16+), with Amanda Chiado, Wednesdays
Youth Ceramics (ages 8-16), with Christina Morris, Thursdays
Adult Ceramics (ages 16+), with Christina Morris, Thursdays
To register online or to view the full class schedule and descriptions, please visit www.sanbenitoarts.eventbrite.com.
All classes are taught by professional teaching artists and encourage in-depth, hands-on, sequential learning in the visual and performing arts. Fall Art Classes begin the second week of September continuing through December, unless otherwise noted. Free scholarship spots are available for qualifying youth — please inquire. For more information about the Fall Art Classes or to learn more about scholarships, contact the Arts Council at 831-636-2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay tuned for details about the official launch party of the Annex on Friday, Oct. 13 from 7-9 p.m. The Arts Council's current location at ARTspace, 240 Fifth St., will remain open for exhibitions, office and meeting space and other ongoing programs. Follow current events and happenings by liking their Facebook page or you can follow them on Instagram and Twitter @sanbenitoarts.
Fall Art Classes are presented by the San Benito County Arts Council as part of its Community Art Education Program and are made possible with the support of the California Arts Council, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, United Way serving San Benito County and Monterey Peninsula Foundation.