Upcoming Art Center Programs

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Youth Programs

Clay Glazed Unicorn Bowl and Cat Figurine

Kids Night Out (Your Night Off!) – Clay Candy Jar

Ages 5+

Learn all about clay through the creation of a sweet candy jar. Students practice hand-building and color underglazing to make a food-safe container for yummy treats.

Saturday, Sept. 18
5–8 p.m.
Staring Lake Park

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Teen/Adult Programs

Watercolor painting of a lighthouse

Beginning Watercolor and Beyond

Ages 15+

This supportive class is designed for those who are new to watercolor painting or who want to increase their skills after time away from the brush. Instructor-led demonstrations guide participants step-by-step through painting land, water, winter-scapes, florals and wildlife to help with techniques as they work on their own paintings. Additionally, in-class exercises cover paint-mixing and exploring various applications such as the use of salt, rice paper, masking and palette knives to achieve desired effects.

Wednesdays, Sept. 15–Oct. 13
6:30–9 p.m.

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Art at the Senior Center

Oil Painting of a banana and an apple

Learn to Paint

Ages 18+

If you have always wanted to paint this is a great opportunity to learn the basics in a relaxed and friendly environment. Instructor-led demonstrations guide participants through painting a still-life or landscape using acrylic on canvas board.

Thursday, Sept. 2
10 a.m.–noon

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Four Glass Suncatchers

Fused Glass Suncatcher or Bowl

Ages 13–16

Explore the brilliance and light-capturing quality of glass by making a colorful suncatcher or small bowl. Instructor guides each participant through the fun and rewarding process of designing and assembling pre-cut glass on a clear base to introduce the basics of fused glass.

Thursday, Oct. 7
10 a.m.–noon

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Find more programs at edenprairie.org/Recreation.