Hello AfterSchool Arts Immersion parents and guardians, Welcome to 2022! Last residency, our students learned the ins and outs of graffiti with Ivan Liotchev. For 4th and 5th grade parents: I am uploading the videos I took of active spray painting. Please check the sharepoint folder by the end of the week for that content! Our former artist in residence, Zora Medor, is back to put on a musical with the kids! They are learning to costume, compose, and block a show. We will share photos and videos of that product after the performance on Friday. Note on technology: Today [...]
Hello AfterSchool Arts Immersion Parents, Guardians, and Families! As we are nearing the end of the calendar year and approaching winter break, we would like to give you updates on our winter break schedule, residencies, and what to expect starting January 2022. Our previous residency with artist Larissa Wood focused on the creation of a picture book, from brainstorming to writing and illustrating to publishing and binding a finished copy to take home. Students learned about elements of writing and publishing, including how to choose character traits and illustrate them creatively. In the current residency with Mirna, students are exploring “The History and Art [...]
December 2-January 14th This December, our Holiday Gallery Show features three local artists, Elaine O’Neil, Steven Ray Miller and Lori Melliere, all of whom create art celebrating our local towns and state. Their art ranges from originals to prints as well as many other giftable items such as calendars, notecards, dishtowels, stickers, puzzles and more! Your purchase not only supports a local artist but also supports The ArtsCenter’s youth programs.
Chatham Artists Guild 2021 Studio Tour Preview Exhibition November 1 – 29 The 29th Annual Chatham Artists Guild Studio Tour kicks off with a Preview Exhibition at The ArtsCenter during November. The Guild’s member artists will provide a delightful taste of what’s to come when they open their studios during the first two weekends of December. The enduring tradition in Chatham County attracts art lovers and patrons from across the state as well as from down the street. For many it marks the beginning of the holiday season. Come meet the artists at a reception here at The ArtsCenter [...]
Hi, all AfterSchool Arts Immersion parents and guardians! As November rolls along, we wanted to write another post with a couple of reminders about our dates of operation, as well as some extra info about our artists and daily programming! AfterSchool Arts Immersion (AAI) is almost halfway over for 2021-2022. This month, our programming has a few breaks, including: Thursday, November 11th – this holiday is a MiniCamp day at AAI. Pre-registration is required with our max capacity of 20 students. Note: this MiniCamp is full. The week of Monday, November 22nd through Friday, November 26th – this week, AAI [...]
Happy October AfterSchool Arts Immersion Parents and Guardians! This blog post contains updates about this month’s AAI programming as well as some MiniCamp information moving forward. As many of you know, our Minicamps for the months of September through November were covered by grant funding this year. Tuition was included for everyone enrolled in the AfterSchool Arts Immersion Program. However, beginning with our first spring MiniCamp on January 24, 2022, we will charge an $80.00 public rate and a discounted rate of $68.00 for patrons. Additionally, we will cap the number of students for future MiniCamps to 20 students, so please make sure you register your student using the links below: November 1 (Monday) November 2 (Tuesday) November 11 (Thursday) Please refer to our first blog post, linked here, for other upcoming [...]