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AGES 6 – 14

Galena Schools SIP Days

Artful Afternoons

Spend your SIP Day afternoons creating in the ARC Art Studio! Check back for class art topics—to be posted closer to class dates

Upcoming Classes:

  • Friday—Dec 6

  • Thursday—Jan 2

  • Friday—Feb 14

  • Thursday—April 9


Friday, Dec 6


Holiday String Art

AGES 6 – 14
12 noon - 5:00 p.m.*  |  $35

* Pick up can be extended to 5:30 to accommodate
family schedules.

Paint a plaque, choose a holiday pattern (or create your own), grab a hammer and nails and let the fun begin! Fee includes all supplies. Take the Lavender bus from the Galena schools to the Galena ARC for a fun-filled afternoon of art (please inform the school administrative assistant if you are riding the bus to the ARC and she will inform the bus driver).

Class Instructor: Liz Larson, Art Program Director

We will first have lunch so bring a sack lunch to class. There will be a 1/2-hour snack break at 2:30 p.m. with free time in the gym (snacks provided). ​If time allows we will play art games and other fun art activities.


Jan 7-30 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Beginning Sewing Workshop

AGES 8 – 14

$125  |  3:30 - 5:00 p.m. 
Eight Classes on Tues and Thurs (Jan 7-30)
Only 3 students per class.

Monster Plush
All supplies are provided.
Skills that you will learn:

  • Pattern making.

  • Seam allowances.

  • How to moderate your speed on the machine.

  • Stuffing techniques.    

  • Hand-stitched applique.

  •  How to hand sew on a button.


Mini Quilt
(12.5 x 12.5”)
See supplies for Mini Quilt.*
Skills that you will learn:

  •  Precision cutting.

  • Assembly piecing and how to piece a quilt top.

  • How to layer a quilt.

  • Machine quilting techniques.

  • How to attach the binding using a machine and hand slip stitch.

More class info on registration form.


Class Instructor: Liz Larson, Art Program Director


Saturday, Jan 25

Sewing Class: Scrunchies

$35  |  1 - 5:00 p.m. 

Learn how to use a sewing machine to create scrunchies! You will make as many scrunchies as time allows.


Fee includes all supplies.


If you have specific material you would like to use you can bring to class, however we have a HUGE selection of fabric to choose from. Galena ARC has sewing machines but you may bring your own sewing machine if preferred.


Class size is limited to 4 students—full payment is due at time of registration.


Class Instructor: Liz Larson, Art Program Director

Questions? Contact:

Liz Larson, Art Program Director

Galena ARC

11084 W US HWY 20

Galena, IL 61036


Office Hours

Mon - Fri  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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