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Summer art class schedules are subject to COVID-19 outbreak and the State of Illinois directive.

SUMMER Art Thursdays

AGES 6 – 14
1 - 5 p.m.

Registration fee for each class is $30


Join us for “Art Thursdays” this Summer. We have a series of classes that will span the entire afternoon on several Thursdays throughout June and July. Classes begin at 1 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Drop off and pickup can be extended 1/2 hour before or after class as needed to accommodate family schedules. Snack will be provided mid-afternoon. Fee includes all supplies.

Class Instructor: Liz Larson, Galena ARC Art Program Director


JUNE Art Thursdays
Upcycle Cigar Box 

Transform a wooden cigar box into a treasure box by decoupaging retro book illustrations, comic book pages and scrapbook paper. Then decorate with ribbon, buttons, keys, and other fun trimmings.


This class is for those students who love to create in 3D. Make fluid, graceful sculptures inspired by Alexander Calder. Also create fun steampunk sculptures from air dry clay and found objects.


Painting Techniques

Learn a few different painting techniques using watercolor and acrylic paint, explore relief painting as well as paint a scene on an actual sand dollar!


JULY Art Thursdays



Puppet Theater

Create a puppet theater, several puppets from wooden spoons and write a short play! 

Bead Making

Learn how to make several types of art beads: wool felted, paper, yarn and Sculpy clay. String your art beads to create an eclectic wall hanging.


Latch Hook

The practice of latch hooking became popular in the 1930s and continues to be a popular craft today. You will map out your own personal design on canvas and with yarn and a special hook you will create a mini wall hanging or rug. 

JULY 30  |  AGES 8-14

Weaving with Toni Klingler

Toni is coming back again this Summer to teach a different basket weaving technique! Weave this small basket starting with reed then get creative by adding
your own personal touch with fabric, yarn or dyed reed.

Questions? Contact:

Liz Larson, Art Program Director

F E A T U R E D   N E W S

Please click on the link below to read the Galena ARC's Summer Camp Update.

May 29: Summer Camp Letter to Parents

Galena ARC Covid-19 response

Please check back here and watch your email for further information on childcare, youth sports and art programs, as we all try our best to keep the community safe and healthy.

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Galena ARC

11084 W US HWY 20

Galena, IL 61036


Office Hours

Mon - Fri  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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