ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS AND CLASSES
ART BREAK During the week of spring break, 22 students from Big Brothers Big Sisters and Cottonwood Elementary School interacted with teaching artists Katy England and Marilla Colson to experience a variety of different art disciplines, materials, and processes.
ARTERY In this free, interactive arts lab, children, families, and visitors of all ages engaged in learning activities that relate to school curriculum and current exhibitions and encourage thoughtful creativity through artistic exploration and problem solving.
DISCOVERERS From October through May, middle school students selected by teachers and counselors visited the Art Center once a week to work with SAC education staff and visiting artists to explore a variety of art media, techniques, and processes.
DOCENT PROGRAM Volunteer docents and staff participated in monthly discussions of exhibitions and gallery teaching techniques to provide guided tours to groups of visitors of every age and level of artistic understanding.
GALLERY TOURS Students and community groups experienced contemporary art through tours led by trained docent educators. Offered year round, tours are age-appropriate, interactive, and include hands-on art activities.
MULTIARTS Thirty-nine preschoolers ages 4 to 6 learned the fundamentals of art in two 8-week series of classes that integrate visual arts, drama, music, and creative movement. Taught by Katy England and Barb Gutsch, MultiARTs was facilitated in partnership with Salina Parks and Recreation.
SECOND SUNDAYS Children and accompanying adults created art together in two-hour intergenerational sessions, held monthly in the ARTery and guided by instructor Anne Nettleton.
SUMMERART Each summer the Art Center offers two months of week-long art classes for preschool through eighth grade students and adults taught by local artists and art educators. This program is offered in partnership with Salina Parks and Recreation and was made possible in part by support through Research Products Company.