ARTS/West Programs:

Weekly Programs at ARTS/West 


Please Note: 
Some classes are ongoing with drop-ins welcomed, while others vary in number of weeks per session and methods of registration and payment. Please see the contact information below for inquiries about dates and fees. 

Monday
PRISM LGBTQ+ Youth Art Program - 3-5:30pm (Aug 26 - May 18 when school in session)
Afternoon Arts Class - Geek Art - 3:45-5:15pm (Grades K-5)
Self Care, Healing & Protection- 6-7:15pm (Free for Veterans)

Tuesday 
SEO Musical Lending Library Hours: 2-7pm
Afternoon Arts Class - Micro Art  3:45-5:15pm (Grades K-5)
SATB Choir Rehearsal - 5:00-6:15pm (Sept - April)
ITS Bellydance (Improvisational Team Style) w/Eliot - 6-7pm  
West African Drum - 7-9pm

Wednesday
Afternoon Arts Class - Puppet Design -  3:45-5:15pm (Grades K-5)

Thursday
SEO Musical Lending Library Hours: 2-7pm
Afternoon Arts Class - Enormous Art! -  3:45-5:15pm (Grades K-5)
Tribal Fusion Belly Dancing - 7:15-8:15pm (Sept 19 - Dec 19) 

For inquiries please contact:
PRISM Youth Art Program: prismyouthart@gmail.com or visit their Facebook page @ Prism LGBTQ Youth Art Program
Afternon Arts Classes for Grades K-5 - More info at this link: afternoon-arts-classes
Self Care, Healing & Protection [Cheryl Cesta]: cherylcesta@gmail.com
SEO Musical Lending Library: Contact Arts West at 740-592-4315 or artswestathens@gmail.com 
SATB Community Choir [Metra Peterson]: metra.peterson@meigslocal.org
ITS Belly Dance [Eliot Snaith]: More info @ Bellydance with Eliot
West African Drum [Lawrence Greene]: ugataseeds@gmail.com
Tribal Fusion Belly Dancing [Gina Scarano]: tigerlilly1228@gmail.com

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On a Break:
Knitting & Crochet [Nancy Baur & Nadine Borovicka]: nancylinneabaur@gmail.com
Juggling Group [Tim Smith]: jstcreate@gmail.com
Guitar Lessons [Jesse Henry]: 614-572-6386 or website http://www.colorstringguitar.com/

Afternoon Arts Classes - Monday-Thursday, 3:45-5:15pm:

Afternoon Arts Registration is open for Spring 2020 Session!
Dates: Monday, Mar. 16 - Thursday, May 28, 2020
Last day to register is Tuesday, March 31st.
Offered in 10 or 11 week sessions for Spring 2020. Students in grades K-5 will experience arts instruction in a variety of disciplines. Students can be registered for one or more days per week.

Registration Links:
Mondays - Geek Arts: March 16 - May 18
Tuesdays - Art of Darkness: March 17 - May 26
Wednesdays - Puppet Design: March 18 8 - May 27
Thursdays - Solar Powered!: March 19 - May 28
Additional Questions please contact Emily Beveridge at 740-592-4315 or ebeveridge@ci.athens.oh.us

COST:
For this Spring 2020 Unit - Monday will meet 10x and T/W/Th will meet 11x.
$85.00 for 10 week session of 1 class (1 day per week)
$93.50 for 11 week session of 1 class (1 day per week)
$365.50 total for all 4 classes (Mon-Thurs)

Class Descriptions & Instructor Bio:
Mondays: Geek Arts
Dates: Mar. 16 - May  18, 2020 (10 weeks of class due to Memorial Day)
Description: Students will "geek out" with this innovative art class! The focus will be on the creation of games and comics, as well as the development of world building and character design.
Tuesdays: Art of Darkness
Dates: Mar. 17 - May 26, 2020 (11 weeks)
Description: This visual art class will focus on the theme "Art of Darkness". We will be exploring caves, monsters and anything else that thrives in the dark! Utilizing various materials and techniques, students will create projects in both 2-D and 3-D format.
Wednesdays: Puppet Design
Dates: Mar. 18 - May 27, 2020 (11 weeks)
Description: Students will spend time learning about multiple puppet making and performing techniques, and will get to make at least four different types of puppets to take home with them.
Thursdays: Solar Powered!
Dates: Mar. 19 - May 28, 2020 (11 weeks)
Description: Utilizing various materials and techniques, students will create projects that reflect the power of the sun! In this 11 week class, students will explore visual art in both 2-D and 3-D format.
Instructor: April Felipe - April is a professional ceramic artist with an MFA in Ceramics from Ohio University. She has decades of experience teaching classes, at camps, and outreach opportunities for children in the visual arts. She brings a wealth of knowledge, and a delightful energetic sense of humor to her classroom.

Fall 2020 Info & Dates Coming Soon!