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ALWAYS Free Admission

 

Hours: Tues - Fri 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday Noon - 4:00 pm
214 North Main, Pendleton, OR  97801


(tele) 541-278-9201   email us

This website is owned and maintained by the Arts Council of Pendleton and the Pendleton Center for the Arts © 2005

The Arts Council of Pendleton is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established in 1974

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Our Youth classes are offered to kids up to 12 years old. If you’re over the age of 12, don’t worry! Classes for teens are FREE through our Art Rocks Teens program.

Members of the Pendleton Center for the Arts pay a reduced fee for classes.

Join now by clicking here!

Our programs are made possible through the support of the Oregon Community Foundation and others.

Winter 2018 Youth Classes

The Arts Council of Pendleton receives support from the
Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon
and the National Endowment for the Arts

ART and MUSIC

 

REGISTER


Print out and complete the PCA Class Registration Form (printable PDF link above)
and return it, along with tuition, to the PCA at 214 N Main St, Pendleton, OR 97801

 

Students may also register by phone at (541) 278-9201

For classes labeled as “drop-in” students are welcome to show up on the scheduled time and date,
no pre-registration required.

 

Cancellations

In order for a class to run, the minimum number of students must be enrolled with tuition paid three days before the class start date. If this minimum is not met the class will be cancelled and students will receive a refund for tuition. If you need to cancel your registration, contact us as soon as possible. PCA will honor a refund,
minus a $10 administration fee, when the cancellation is made four or more days before the class start date. There will be no refund for cancellations made less than three days before the class start date.

 

Please contact Kaisa Hill, our Coordinator of Education and Outreach with any registration or class questions, scholarship requests or class cancellations at (541) 278-9201

FREE FOR ALL! – a FREE drop-in class
(UP TO AGE 12 OR SO)
EVERY SATURDAY, 9:30-10:15 AM
ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Start your weekend with a cross-generation creative collaboration!
Stop in for a fun, free Saturday morning art project with one of our creative and enthusiastic staff members. Pop your head in or stay for the whole session! Kids under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or older pal to help them with the project.

 

 

ART STUDIO (AGES 0-12) – a FREE drop-in class!

MONDAYS, 4:00 – 5:30 PM
JANUARY  8TH – MARCH 19TH

NO CLASS ON JAN. 15TH OR FEB. 19TH

Kids of all ages now have full access to the PCA’s art materials and studio space! Inspire your kids to explore art independently through open-ended drawing, painting and collage, or to try out a new technique by working along with the group on a facilitated project (we’ll have a fun, optional project going on each time). The emphasis is on creative learning and play through art making, and kids are welcome to drop in for 15 minutes, or stay for the full session as they like. Parents can participate too! (Children 8 and under must have a parent present.)

 

MESSY ART (2-6 YEARS OLD) – a FREE drop-in class!

MONDAY, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

JANUARY 8TH, FEBRUARY 5TH, MARCH 5TH

Join us for an hour of creative play and socializing between tots and grown-ups alike! No need to sign up or pay any fees, just stop by the Arts Center to participate. We’ll lead fun activities that are easy to recreate at home, with a focus on supportive early education practices through good ol’ play. Finger-and-toe painting, play dough, homemade slime, and more… we plan on getting messy, so please dress accordingly! 

This class is offered to 2-6 year olds accompanied by an adult.

 

NO SCHOOL MAKE-AND-TAKE CRAFTS (AGES 8 AND UP) – a FREE drop-in class!

Out of school with nothing to do? Drop into a make-and-take workshop at the Arts Center! We’ll have a seasonal project going on, and each student will take home some cool crafts at the end of the session.

10:30 AM – NOON ON THE DATES LISTED BELOW

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26:   Winter Them Craft with Kate Peck

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16: “Share the Love” with Kate Peck

FRIDAY, MARCH 9: Spring is coming art with Kate Peck

 

 

Weekend Workshops

 

PAPER MÂCHÉ (AGES 7-12) – a drop-in class!

with Erica Edwards

SATURDAYS, 12:30 – 2:00 PM

JANUARY 13TH – 27TH

Ever wanted to make a piñata? How about a mask? We’ll tackle those projects and more, learning the techniques and possibilities of paper and paste sculptures, aka papier-mâché, or, as translated to English, chewed paper sculpture.

$10 PER SESSION

 

CLAY CREATIONS (AGES 7-12) – a drop-in class!

with Bonnie Day

SATURDAYS, 10:15 AM – NOON

FEBRUARY 3RD – 17TH

Drop in to explore clay building! We’ll make pinch pots, slab constructed boxes, free-form sculpture and, if there's student interest, try out wheel throwing. Students will work in wet clay the first two sessions, and the last session will be reserved for glazing. Clay pieces will be ready to pick up the week after the glazing class. Please wear clothes that can get messy.

$10 PER SESSION

 

 

Evening Classes

 

GUITAR (AGES 8-12)

with Mike Kellison

THURSDAYS, 5:15 – 6:00 PM

JANUARY 11TH – MARCH 15TH, (10 SESSIONS)

A solid introduction to guitar covering chords, rhythm and music reading, as well as care of the instrument itself. This class will provide the foundation for students to go on to play all styles of music from rock to classical to folk; and Mike will incorporate these styles as students progress. Students who already have experience playing will improve on their skills by taking on lead guitar parts in the group.

$70 MEMBERS / $75 NON-MEMBERS
+ $5 MATERIALS

 

SUZUKI VIOLIN AND FIDDLE CLASSES

The Suzuki Method is a world-renowned music curriculum and philosophy. Learning an instrument takes practice and support. During class, Peg will provide information for students and parents about daily fiddle practice. Parents should be prepared to attend each class along with their child, and are expected to help their children practice at home every day. Consultation with the instructor is recommended BEFORE renting or purchasing an instrument. Please email us at classes@pendletonarts.org with any questions.

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 1 (AGES 5-12)
with Peg Willis

MONDAYS, 4:00 – 4:45 PM

JANUARY 8TH – MARCH 12TH (10 SESSIONS)

$70 MEMBERS / $75 NON-MEMBERS

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 2 (AGES 5-12)
with Peg Willis

MONDAYS, 4:45 – 5:30 PM,

JANUARY 8TH – MARCH 12TH (10 SESSIONS)

$70 MEMBERS / $75 NON-MEMBERS

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 3 (AGES 5-12)
with Peg Willis

MONDAYS, 5:30 – 6:30 PM,

JANUARY 8TH – MARCH 12TH (10 SESSIONS)

$70 MEMBERS / $75 NON-MEMBERS

 

* Learning an instrument takes practice and support. During class, Peg will provide information for students and parents about daily fiddle practice. Parents should be prepared to attend each class along with their child, and are expected to help their children practice at home every day