Fall In To Fun

Arts cen­ters of­fer cre­ativ­ity, op­por­tu­nity

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - FEATURE - — BECCA MARTIN-BROWN BMARTIN@NWADG.COM

Fall may mean back to school, but it’s also time for stu­dents to re­turn to cre­ative pur­suits at area arts cen­ters. Here are some of the au­tumn of­fer­ings:

FAYET­TEVILLE Arts Live Theatre

818 N. SANG AVE.

521-4932 ARTSLIVETHEATRE.COM ALL CLASSES ARE SEPT. 18-NOV. 16. CRE­ATE-A-PLAY — Trea­sure Trunk Theatre, 5-5:45 p.m. Mon­days, grades K-1, $110; Show­stop­pers Mu­si­cal Theatre, 4-4:45 p.m. Tues­days, grades K-1, $110; Fairy­tales and Fan­tasy Theatre, 4-4:45 p.m. Wed­nes­days, grades K-1, $110; Sto­ry­tellers Theatre, 4-4:45 p.m. Thurs­days, grades K-1, $110.

MU­SI­CAL THEATRE — “Beauty and the Beast” Mu­si­cal Theatre, 5-6 p.m. Mon­days, grades 2-4, $130; “Cin­derella” Mu­si­cal Theatre, 5-6 p.m. Tues­days, grades 2-4, $130.

MAG­I­CAL BEASTS STO­RY­TELLERS THEATRE — Based on the mag­i­cal beasts of Harry Pot­ter, 5-6 p.m. Thurs­days, grades 2-4, $130.

SONGS OF “HAMIL­TON” RE­VUE —

4-5 p.m. Mon­days, for grades 5-7. $130. KOMEDY KLUB COM­EDY IM­PROV

— 4-5 p.m. Tues­days, for grades 5-7. $130.

“THE LION KING” MU­SI­CAL THEATRE — 4-5 p.m. Wed­nes­days, for grades 5-7. $130.

“A CHAR­LIE BROWN CHRIST­MAS” READ­ERS’ THEATRE — 5-6 p.m. Thurs­days, for grades 5-7. $130. SONGS OF “HAMIL­TON” RE­VUE —

5-6 p.m. Tues­days, for grades 8-12. $130. HA HA COM­EDY IM­PROV — 5-6 p.m.

Wed­nes­days, for grades 6-12. $130.

Com­mu­nity Cre­ative Cen­ter

505 W. SPRING ST. 571-2706 COMMUNITYCREATIVECENTER.ORG PLEIN AIR PAINT­ING — 6-8 p.m. Tues­days & Thurs­days, Aug. 22-Sept. 7, ages 16 and up. $160.

TheatreSquared

505 W. SPRING ST. 445-6333 THEATRE2.ORG BE­GIN­NING ACT­ING — With Steven Mar­zolf, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sun­days Aug. 27, Sept. 3-10-17. For adults. $125 PUB­LIC SPEAKING — With Steven Mar­zolf, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sun­days Oct. 15-22-29 & Nov. 5. For adults. $125 SHAKE­SPEARE FO­LIO — With Steven Mar­zolf, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sun­days Jan 28.

& Feb. 4-11-18. For adults. $125.

IN­TRO TO IM­PRO­VI­SA­TION — With Jor­dan Haynes, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sun­days May 6-13-20-27. For adults. $125.

Stu­dio Leilani

254 N. OLIVE AVE. 442-4396 STUDIOLEILANI.COM

AF­TER-SCHOOL FINE ART — 3:45-5:15 p.m. Mon­days, Tues­days or Wed­nes­days, be­gin­ning the week of Sept. 11 through May 18 for a to­tal of 32 classes. For ages 7-14.

SPRING­DALE

Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory 118 W. JOHN­SON AVE.

750-8165 SHILOHMU­SEUM.ORG THIRD SATUR­DAY — Join mu­seum ed­u­ca­tors as they har­vest and pre­pare food from the her­itage gar­den, 10-11 a.m. Aug. 19. For fam­i­lies. Free.

OZARK QUILT FAIR — With an­tique and con­tem­po­rary quilts for show and sale on the mu­seum grounds, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9. Mu­sic by Greenland Sta­tion and a special quilt ex­hibit in­side the mu­seum by the Dog­wood Quil­ters Guild. Free.

THIRD SATUR­DAY — Ex­plore the pi­o­neer skill of can­dle-dip­ping, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 16. For fam­i­lies. Free. THIRD SATUR­DAY — Bring a hand­ful of ap­ples to run through a cider press, 10-11 a.m. Oct. 21. For fam­i­lies. Free. THIRD SATUR­DAY — Join mu­seum ed­u­ca­tors for Dutch oven cook­ing in the log cabin, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 18. For fam­i­lies. Free.

Arts Cen­ter of the Ozarks

214 S. MAIN ST. 751-5441 ACOZARKS.ORG

AF­TER­SCHOOL CLASSES — Stu­dents learn from a pro­fes­sional artist in a stu­dio en­vi­ron­ment. Each month is themed and in­cludes an hour­long les­son each Tues­day and Thurs­day

with all class ma­te­rial pro­vided.

SUM­MERS END SKETCH­ING — Sept. 12-28. $55 for all six classes or $10 a day drop-in.

FALL INTO PAINT­ING WITH THE MASTERS — Oct. 3-24. $65 for all seven classes or $10 a day drop-in. MIX IT UP: MIXED ME­DIA — Nov. 2-28. $65 for all seven classes or $10 a day drop-in.

HOMESCHOOLING CLASSES — Stu­dents learn from a pro­fes­sional artist in a stu­dio en­vi­ron­ment. Each month is themed and in­cludes a two-hour­long les­son each Wed­nes­day with all class ma­te­rial pro­vided.

HIP­PIE MODERNIST — Sept. 13-17. $40 for all three classes or $15 a day drop-in.

SU­PER HERO/HERO­INE DADAIST — Oct. 4-23. $55 all four classes or $15 a day drop-in.

SUR­RE­AL­IST SCULP­TURES — Nov. 3-27. $70 for all five classes or $15 a day drop-in.

ROGERS Rogers His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum

322 S. SEC­OND ST. 621-1154 ROGERSHISTORICALMUSEUM.ORG HIS­TORY TOURS — With cos­tumed char­ac­ters, 7, 7:45, 8:30 & 9:15 p.m. Oct. 19-21 & 26-28. $5.

BENTONVILLE Crys­tal Bridges Mu­seum

600 MU­SEUM WAY

657-2335 CRYSTALBRIDGES.ORG CRAFT SQUARED — Wired! with artist Joel Armstrong, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Get all wrapped up in a new tech­nique of draw­ing with wire. All ma­te­ri­als, two glasses of beer & light ap­pe­tiz­ers pro­vided. $55 ($44 mem­bers).

ADULT WORK­SHOP — Jew­elry with artist Sally Ball, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 20. Learn the ba­sics of wire wrap­ping and bead set­ting and leave with a wear­able work of art. $55 ($44 mem­bers).

ART BY THE GLASS — Mis­shapen Mas­ter­piece, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25. All ma­te­ri­als, plus two glasses of wine and light ap­pe­tiz­ers pro­vided. $55 ($44 mem­bers.

DROP-IN ART­MAK­ING — 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 2, Sept. 3, Sept. 9, Sept 16,-17, Sept. 23-24, Sept. 30. Drop in to the stu­dios any time be­tween 1 and 4 p.m. for cre­ative art­mak­ing all ages will en­joy. Free.

PRESCHOOL ART — Na­ture In­spi­ra­tions, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 5-12-19-26, Bentonville Com­mu­nity Cen­ter stu­dio. For ages 4-5. $60. Reg­is­ter at ben­tonvil­lear.com/ de­part­ments/parks-and-recre­ation/ com­mu­nity-cen­ter/fa­cil­ity/. HOME­SCHOOL ART —Art & Na­ture, 1-2 p.m. Sept. 5-12-19-26, Oct. 3-10, Bentonville Com­mu­nity Cen­ter stu­dio. For ages 4-6. $90. Reg­is­ter at ben­tonvil­lear.com/de­part­ments/ parks-and-recre­ation/com­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter/fa­cil­ity/.

MY GROWN-UP & ME — Na­ture In­spi­ra­tions, 9-9:45 a.m. Sept. 5-12-19-26, Bentonville Com­mu­nity Cen­ter stu­dio. For ages 2-4 with an adult. $60. Reg­is­ter at ben­tonvil­lear.com/de­part­ments/ parks-and-recre­ation/com­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter/fa­cil­ity/. HOME­SCHOOL ART — Art & Na­ture, 2:25-3:15 p.m. Sept. 5-12-19-26, Oct. 3-10, Bentonville Com­mu­nity Cen­ter stu­dio. For ages 7-12. $90. Reg­is­ter at ben­tonvil­lear.com/de­part­ments/ parks-and-recre­ation/com­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter/fa­cil­ity/.

AF­TER-SCHOOL ART — Spec­tac­u­lar Sculp­ture, 3:30-4:30 p.m. or 5:306:30 p.m. Sept. 5-12-19-26, Bentonville Com­mu­nity Cen­ter stu­dio. For ages 4-5. $60. Reg­is­ter at ben­tonvil­lear. com/de­part­ments/parks-and-recre­ation/com­mu­nity-cen­ter/fa­cil­ity/. HOME­SCHOOL FRIDAY FUN — Print­mak­ing, 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 8. For ages 5-8 & 9-12. $45.

PRESCHOOL ART CLASS — Por­trait Perfect, 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 9-16-23. For ages 3-5 with an adult. $30. HOME­SCHOOL TOUR & ART — Dis­cover how to rep­re­sent move­ment in art, us­ing our bod­ies to cre­ate, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 13. Free.

STU­DIO SQUAD — Tote-ally Cool,

4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 16. For ages 11-13. Free. ADULT WORK­SHOP — Pet Por­traits with Amy Eich­ler, 1-5 p.m. Sept. 17. $55 ($44 mem­bers).

STU­DIO STUD­IES SE­RIES — Mixed Me­dia Land­scapes with Tony Tiger, 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20-27-Oct. 4. For adults. $100 ($80 mem­bers).

CRAFT SQUARED — Med­i­ta­tion Art with Matt Miller, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 22. For adults. $55 ($44 mem­bers). ART BY THE GLASS — Jazzed with mu­si­cal in­spi­ra­tions of Stu­art Davis, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 29. For adults. $55 ($44 mem­bers).

Trike Theatre

209 E. SEC­OND ST.

464-5084 TRIKETHEATRE.ORG CRE­ATIVE PLAY­ERS — Sur­prise!, 4-4:50 p.m. Tues­days Sept. 12-Oct. 17 or 9-9:50 a.m. Satur­days Sept. 16-Oct. 21. For grades preK-4. $65.

STORY TELLERS — Ele­phant and Pig­gie Ad­ven­tures, Tues­days Sept. 12-Oct. 17 or 9-9:50 a.m. Satur­days Sept. 16-Oct. 21. For grades 1-2. $65. PLAY­WRIT­ING — 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tues­days

Sept. 12-Oct. 17. For grades 6-12. $100. ACT­ING — Au­di­tion Prep, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thurs­days Sept. 14-Oct. 19 for grades 3-6; 6:20-7:40 p.m. Thurs­days Sept. 14-Oct. 19 for grades 7-12. $100. ACT­ING — Char­ac­ter, 10:30-11:50 a.m. Satur­days Sept. 16-Oct. 21. For grades 3-8. $100. Sec­ond ses­sion be­gins Oct. 31. Camps are also sched­uled for fall break (Oct. 16-18), Thanks­giv­ing break (Nov. 20-22) and De­cem­ber break (Dec. 22).

Scott Fam­ily Amazeum

1009 MU­SEUM WAY

696-9280 AMAZEUM.ORG BABY BUDS — 10-11 a.m. Sept. 13, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2. For ages 6-17 months and their fa­vorite adult. $15 ($10 mem­bers).

DIS­COV­ERY TOTS — 10-11 a.m. Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, Jan. 17, Feb. 14, March 14, April 11, May 9. For ages 18-26 months and their care­giver. $15 ($10 mem­bers). GREAT PRE­TENDERS — 10-11 a.m. Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 28, April 18, May 16. For ages 3-5 and their fa­vorite adult. $15 ($10 mem­bers).

EUREKA SPRINGS Eureka Springs School of the Arts

15751 U.S. 62 WEST

253-5384 ESSA-ART.ORG

OIL PAINT­ING — 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 11-15, be­gin­ner/in­ter­me­di­ate, $325. RE­VERSE GLASS PAINT­ING — 9 a.m.4 p.m. Sept. 11-15, all lev­els, $195. METAL PEN­DU­LUM SCULP­TURE —

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18-22, all lev­els, $425. WA­TER­COLOR - IN­SIDE OUT — 9 a.m.4 p.m. Sept. 25-29, all lev­els, $375. IN­TRO TO DRAW­ING — 5-8 p.m.

Mon­days, Oct. 2-Nov. 6, all lev­els, $195. DOOR HARD­WARE — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.

2-6, in­ter­me­di­ate, $375.

INK­ING AND IL­LUS­TRA­TION — 9 a.m.4 p.m. Oct. 16-20, all lev­els, $375. WA­TER­COLOR GREET­ING CARDS — 9 a.m.4 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 3, all lev­els, $195.

FILE PHOTO / SPENCER TIREY

Wren Wal­ton lays on a sheet of paper as Eve Smith, di­rec­tor of visual arts at the Arts Cen­ter of the Ozarks, traces her out­line dur­ing a class.

COUR­TESY PHOTO

Classes be­gin Sept. 11 at Stu­dio Leilani in Fayet­teville.

FILE PHOTO /FLIP PUTTHOFF

Owen Whi­taker looks at chunks of coal with black­smith Joe Doster of Huntsville dur­ing a Third Satur­day ac­tiv­ity at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory in Spring­dale.

FILE PHOTO /BEN GOFF

Elise Hallof, a teach­ing artist with Trike Theatre, leads campers in an im­prov ex­er­cise dur­ing a summer camp.

FILE PHOTO /ANDY SHUPE

In­struc­tor Jules Tay­lor works with ac­tors dur­ing a Broadway Bound camp at Arts Live Theatre in Fayet­teville.

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