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February Children's Art Classes at the Chesterton Art Center

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Several mediums will be used including drawing, painting, papier mache, mosaic, sculpture, collage and more. The schedule of classes is as follows:

Monday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 4-5 year-olds
Monday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Beginner) 5-8 year-olds
Tuesday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 3-4 year-olds
Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Intermediate) 6-9 year-olds
Wednesday 11-12 a.m., Preschool 4-5 year-olds
Wednesday 1-2:30 p.m., Homeschool 8-15 year-olds
Wednesday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Intermediate) 6-9 year-olds
Thursday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Advanced) 8-12 year-olds
Thursday 5:15-6:45 p.m., After School (Advanced Painting) 10-16 year-olds

Each month, a different artist will be highlighted. The featured artist for February is Marcel Duchamp, who was a painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada. The students will focus on the bicycle wheel Duchamp was known for, as well as painting and sculpture.

Tuition is $90 per month for after school and home school students (the member rate is $70), and $75 for preschool students (the member rate is $55). Families must be current members of the Chesterton Art Center to receive the member rate. Supplies and a snack are included. Students must be registered and paid for before the start of each month.

For questions, please call the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. For a list of all classes being offered at the Art Center, please see the website www.chestertonart.com.