After School Arts is a free program for Lawrence County students in grades 3-6. Classes run Tuesdays through Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. The first hour is devoted to homework and snacks to allow time for transportation after school. Instruction begins at 4:00 pm. There is a limit of 25 students per class. To register, call 724.652.2882 or click the button below.
Block I: Abandoned Art (September 10-19)
Explore the beauty of abandoned places and things to capture ‘forgotten moments’, create faux textures, oxidize paintings, and building miniature structures.
Block II: The Global Cardboard Challenge (September 24 - October 10)
Compete in this annual event constructing floral reliefs, topographical maps, windmills and collaged boxes with cardboard and other recyclable materials.
Block III: All About Paper (October 15-24)
Learn all the properties of paper to cast, mold, marble, and build a variety of 2D and 3D projects!
Block IV: Scary Fun (October 29 - November 7)
Unmask the origins of Halloween and similare holidays to create witches hats, spiderwebs, bats and a Dia de Los Muertos skull
Block V: The Art of Jim West (November 12-21)
Tour our latest exhibition to recreate the kinetic art, shadow sculpture, wire figures & clay masks that you see.
Block VI: Holiday Traditions (December 3 - 12)
Celebrate the holidays with projects ranging from stained glass windows and ornaments to watercolor wreaths and Advent calendars.
After School Arts is made possible by the support of Lawrence County’s “Architects for Education”