Weaving, watercolors and dance at the Marion Art Center
MARION – Art classes come back to the Marion Art Center this fall with programs teaching textiles, painting and dance.
Instructor Lisa Elliott will teach a new session of Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom on Thursday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Marion Art Center Studio, Sept. 7 to Oct. 5. Students will weave one of the following: a scarf, table runner, set of placemats, or set of tea towels. Looms and weaving equipment are provided, but students will provide their own yarns. The cost is $150 for Marion Art Center members and $160 for nonmembers. The class is limited to six students. Register at marionartcenter.org/adult-classes.
Two new eight week sessions of all levels watercolor painting for adults starts on Sept.14 and 15. Instructor Jay Ryan will teach a two-hour class on Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and he will offer a three-hour eight-week course on Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost for the Thursday class is $195 for Marion Art Center members and $230 for nonmembers. The Friday class costs $290 for Marion Art Center members and $330 for nonmembers. Each class has a one-day drop-in option — $30 for Thursday, $45 for Friday — for those who can’t commit to the entire session or would like to get in some extra studio time with the instructor. Learn more and register online at marionartcenter.org/adult-classes.
Registration is open for the fall session of Marion Art Center Dance Academy. Instructors Teah Keogh and Taylin Matthews teach the following classes: Music and Movement, Preschool, Beginner, and Intermediate, each meeting for half an hour on Monday afternoons at the Marion Art Center. The dance academy is a low-key, low-cost dance program geared toward girls and boys ages 2 to 8. The 10-class fall session begins on Sept. 11 and costs $205 for Marion Art Center members and $235 for nonmembers. To learn more, see the full schedule for both sessions, and to register, visit marionartcenter.org/mac-dance-academy.