Youth Arts Classes have finished for 2015-2016 Year.

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Youth Arts Group Class- Sponge Painting

Youth Arts Group Class- Sponge Painting

Pahrump Arts Council     Saturday Youth Arts Classes 2015-2016

All classes will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Register online: pvpac.org OR pahrumpartsgrants@gmail.com OR call 775-751-6776. Parents are welcome as observers.   All supplies are provided. Wear comfortable washable clothing. Art is fun, but can be messy! Enjoy!

Please note location changes**

Grades K – 2

  1. Abstract tangle designs: Toni Wombaker 4/9/16 **Pahrump Art Gallery, next to the library. With pencils and colored pencils, learning to draw using repetitive patterns, develop eye/hand coordination.

Grades 3 – 5

  1. Percussion & rhythm: “how to hit things without getting in trouble”: Andrew Barnum: 4/2/16 **Pahrump Arts Council, 2340 E Calvada, Suite D. Learn to play rhythms patterns understanding the relationship of whole notes, half notes, quarter notes (and more!) and their counterpart rests. Demonstrate knowledge by playing a variety of drums and other items in an ensemble setting.
  1. Doodle designs: mandalas: Laurie McCaslin: 3/19/16 **Pahrump Art Gallery, next to the library. Abstract drawing created using repetitive patterns. Develop eye/hand coordination. Using compasses to create geometric forms and designs, learning basic art concepts.
  2. Fleece scarves: Susan Lock: 4/30/16 **Pahrump Arts Council, 2340 E Calvada, Suite D. Learn to use color and texture to create a piece of wearable art to take home. How color choices enhance a piece of useful clothing, using fleece fabric and beads.

 Open for Grades 3 and UP

  1. April 2: gourd painting with Sherry Rhine, 1 – 3 p.m. at the Pahrump Art Gallery, 601 East St, next to the library. Learn all about gourds from an expert; prepare, design and paint a “coyote gourd” to take home. Or come and paint a prepared design. See the PAC Facebook page for photos from the gourd painting at Death Valley “BioBlitz” March12.
  2. May 21: T-shirt painting with Sherry Princen, 1 – 3 p.m. at the Pahrump Art Gallery, 601 East St, next to the library. Bring your own (or your dad’s) shirt to paint an original design. Wear it! OR make a one-of-a-kind t-shirt tote!

Grades 6 – 8

  1. Square dancing basics (2 – 2hr classes) Grades 4 – 12: Wayne Walker, caller. 5/7/16 & 5/14/16 Nye Communities Coalition activity center CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED, MAY BE RESCHEDULED IN JUNE

Learn the basic moves for America’s national dance form. There is a bill before the legislature to make it Nevada’s state dance. Come join us and learn the first part of the beginner’s mainstream program. Parents welcome and encouraged to participate.

  1. Instant Theater: music/movement – Morning class, Grades 4-8, 10 a.m. – noon.   Patti Diamond: 4/9/16 Nye Communities Coalition activity center. A musical theater class in which we learn a musical number from start to finish. Fast-paced, high energy, lots of fun, no previous theater or dance experience necessary. Creative expression through movement and comedy. Wear comfortable clothing.
  1. Stenciled tote bag: Susan Lock: 4/9/16 **Pahrump Arts Council, 2340 E Calvada Blvd. Suite D. Show creative use of color and designs to create a useful art item that will be unique and yours alone.

High School

  1. Instant Theater: music/movement. Afternoon class 9 – 12, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Patti Diamond. 4/9/16 Nye Communities Coalition activity center. A musical theater class in which we learn a musical number from start to finish. Fast-paced, high energy, lots of fun, no previous theater or dance experience necessary. Creative expression through movement and comedy. Wear comfortable clothing.

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