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 Youth Art Program - 3-5:30pm (Aug 26 - May 18 when school is in session)
Self Care, Healing & Protection- 6-7:15pm (Free for Veterans)

Tuesday 
SEO Musical Lending Library Hours: 2-7pm
SATB Choir Rehearsal - 5:00-6:15pm (Sept - April)
West African Drum - 7:00-9:00pm

Thursday
SEO Musical Lending Library Hours: 2-7pm
Tribal Fusion Belly Dancing - 7:15-8:15pm (Sept 19 - Dec 19) 

For inquiries please contact:
PRISM Youth Art Program [Lacey Rogers]: For more info contact Lacey Rogers at 740-593-7301 or lacey@ucmathens.org or visit PRISM Facebook
Self Care, Healing & Protection [Cheryl Cesta]: cherylcesta@gmail.com
SEO Musical Lending Library: Contact Arts West at 740-592-4315 or artswesttech@gmail.com 
SATB Community Choir [Metra Peterson]: metra.peterson@meigslocal.org
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:

Offered in 9 week sessions for Winter 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 is now open for Winter 2020 Unit (Monday, Jan. 6 - Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020).

Registration Links: 

Mondays - Geek Arts: January 6 - March 2

Tuesdays - Micro Art!: January 7 - March 3

Wednesdays - Puppet Design: January 8 - March 4

Thursdays - Enormous Art!: January 9 - March 5

Additional Questions please contact Emily Beveridge at 740-592-4315 or ebeveridge@ci.athens.oh.us

COST: 

For this Winter 2020 Unit - Monday will meet 8x and T/W/Th will meet 9x.

$68.00 for 8 week session of 1 class (1 day per week)

$76.50 for 9 week session of 1 class (1 day per week)

$297.50 total for all 4 classes (Mon-Thurs)



Class Descriptions & Instructor Bio:

Mondays: Geek Arts 

Dates: Jan. 6 - Mar. 2, 2020 (8 weeks of class)*

*Please Note: Class will not meet on Monday, Jan. 20 due to the MLK Jr. Holiday.

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 developemnt of world building and character design.


Tuesdays: Micro Art!

Dates: Jan. 7 - Mar. 3, 2020 (9 weeks)

Description: Utilizing various materials and techniques, students will receive instruction for projects that explore the concept of "micro". Miniature art will be generated in both 2-D and 3-D format.


Wednesdays: Puppet Design

Dates: Jan. 8 - Mar. 4, 2020 (9 weeks)

Description: Students will spend time learning about multiple puppet making and performing techniques, and will get to make four different types of puppets to take home with them.


Thursdays: Enormous Art!

Dates: Jan. 9 - Mar. 5, 2020 (9 weeks)

Description: Utilizing a variety of materials and techniques, students will be encouraged to experiment with visual art in both 2-D and 3-D format, and will create projects that are truly ENORMOUS!


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.


Spring Info & Dates Coming Soon!