Children's Art Classes Offered at the Foundry Art Centre

From: Synergy Group
Published: Fri Aug 19 2005

ST. LOUIS – Two new hands-on student art class series will be offered at the Foundry Art Centre on North Main in Historic St. Charles. In "Adventures in Art," participants will explore and experiment with two-dimensional and three-dimensional media. "Exploring the Masters" will take students step-by-step through the creative process using a famous master painter as a guide.

"Adventures in Art" is a six-week series designed for students 8 to 12 years old. Topics include collage, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fibers and drawing. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Six-week sessions begin August 24, October 5, and November 16, and cost for each six-week session is $95 for non-members of the Foundry Art Centre and $85 for members. All supplies are included.

Students ages 10 to 14 will learn the techniques of master impressionists, expressionists, cubists and sculptors at the "Exploring the Masters" four-week series. Each Saturday workshop will feature a particular style of painting or sculpting. Workshops are scheduled August through December and cost is $60 each for non-members of the Foundry Art Centre and $54 each for members. A four-session series costs $195 for members and $215 for non-members. All supplies are included.
For more information about classes or registration, visit or call the Foundry Art Centre at (636) 255-0270.

The Foundry Art Centre is a fine arts gallery overlooking the Missouri River at 520 North Main Center, in the Frenchtown district of Historic St. Charles. The Foundry features a Smithsonian-caliber art gallery hosting juried exhibitions plus 20 working artist studios where visitors can watch the creative process and buy art directly from the artists. This nonprofit organization also provides community meeting rooms, event space and a children’s art gallery. Hours are Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information, call (636) 255-0270 or visit
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Company: Synergy Group
Contact Name: Katie Rule
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