Artspace To Host Spring Track-Out Program Courses Beginning Jan. 25-29

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Wed Jan 13 2010

Mary Poole, executive director of Artspace (, has announced that the visual art center will offer classes as part of an educational program for year-round school track-outs. This program offers intensive-yet-fun, project-oriented classes for students in third through eighth grades. Courses will take place from Monday, Jan. 25 through Friday, Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Separate courses will be offered for third through fifth graders and sixth through eighth graders. To register for these courses or for more information, visit

"Artspace is pleased to continue offering our track-out program in the spring semester," said Poole. "These courses provide elementary and middle school students with the opportunity to explore the arts and continue learning in a fun, creative environment."

- Courses for third through fifth graders include "That’s Me! Super Sized!" and "Painting Gone Wild."

- Courses for sixth through eighth graders include "Basic Acrylic Painting" and "Spectacular Sculpture."

- Additional track-out courses will be offered in March, April and May.

Artspace is a nonprofit visual art center dedicated to providing arts education and community outreach programs, creating an environment of more than 100 professional artists and presenting nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Located in downtown Raleigh in the historic Sanders Ford building, Artspace has been providing the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists and to participate in hands-on arts education since 1986. For more information about Artspace, exhibitions or membership, visit

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