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BalletMet Dance Classes

3 years old by first day of session
Saturdays 12:30pm – 1:00pm starting september 2
Instructor: BalletMet
Students will develop creativity and coordination with a focus on rhythm, movement, music, imagination and fun!

MONTHLY FEE: $67* / MAC MEMBER: $61
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1: $570.00/ MAC MEMBER: $513
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4 years old (by september 30, 2017)
Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45pm starting august 29
Instructor: BalletMet
Students who are 4-years-old will discover creative movement and self expression throughout this fun course.

MONTHLY FEE: $72* / MAC MEMBER: $65
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1: $615.00/MAC MEMBER $554
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5 years old (by september 30, 2017)
Tuesdays 4:45 – 5:30pm starting August 29
Instructor: BalletMet
Students study simple movement sequences that emphasize musicality and coordination.

MONTHLY FEE: $72* / MAC MEMBER: $65
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1 $615.00/ MAC MEMBER: $554
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6 years old (by september 30, 2017)
Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15pm starting August 29 OR
Saturdays 10:15-11:00am starting September 2
Instructor: BalletMet
Through group dances and solos, students develop their knowledge of dance steps with rhythm and musicality while preparing their body with conditioning and stretching exercises as they transition to ballet.

MONTHLY FEE: $72* / MAC MEMBER: $65
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1 $615.00/ MAC MEMBER $554
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7 years old (by September 30, 2017)
Instructor: BalletMet
Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm starting august 30 OR
Saturdays 11:45 – 12:45pm starting September 2
Students are introduced to basic ballet steps, terminology and the relationship to music.

MONTHLY FEE: $82* / MAC MEMBER $74
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1: $700.00/ MAC MEMBER $630
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8+ years old (by September 30, 2017)
Instructor: BalletMet
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:15pm starting August 30
Enjoy a program designed to take the dancer from a beginner level to an advanced level of study. Through a healthful approach and guided progression, this class builds and enhances the dancers’ body and technique.

MONTHLY FEE: $96* / MAC MEMBER: $87
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1: $820.00 /MAC MEMBER $738
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9 years old (by September 30, 2017)
Instructor: BalletMet
Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:45pm starting August 29
Students are introduced to ballet technique through a comprehensive curriculum according to placement and individual progress. This bi-weekly class requires all students to register for a second Ballet 2 class at BalletMet Downtown. Details are on the BalletMet website at www.balletmet.org.

MONTHLY FEE: $160* / MAC MEMBER: $144
PAID IN FULL BY SEPT 1: $1365.00/MAC MEMBER $1229
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BalletMet Handbook and Dress Code

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Wednesdays, September 6 – October 11
4:15 – 5:00pm OR
Saturdays, September 9 – October 14
11:00 – 11:45am
ages 4-6 by first day of session
Get your passports ready as we embark on an imaginary journey visiting countries around the world and learning folk dances. Using props, rhythm instruments and costumes, our world travelers will perform all they’ve learned on the final day for parents and family.

FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBER: $79

No experience necessary. Students may wear any dance attire or comfortable clothing that allows free movement along with ballet shoes or bare feet.

Wednesdays, October 18 – November 22
4:15 – 5:00pm OR
Saturdays, October 21 – November 25
ages 4 – 6 by the first day of session
A Nutcracker Sampler – come join BalletMet and experience parts of the dancing from the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Each week students move to a different part of the story, becoming different characters and dancing to the festive music. Parents are invited to the last class to witness their very own Nutcracker Prince or Sugar Plum Fairy’s special performance!

FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBER: $79

No experience necessary. Students may wear any dance attire or comfortable clothing that allows free movement along with ballet shoes or bare feet.

Wednesdays, January 3 – February 7
4:15 – 5:00pm OR
Saturdays, January 6 – February 10
11:00 – 11:45am
ages 4-6 by first day of session
Come along on a castle adventure as we explore all things royal! Our imaginations will lead the way as students transform into noble knights, elegant princesses, magical unicorns and fiery dragons. Students will experience the joy of movement and learn the fundamentals of ballet while developing flexibility, musicality and coordination. Parents and families are invited to the final day of class, where students will share all that they’ve learned!

FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBER: $79

No experience necessary. Wear any dance attire or comfortable clothing. Ballet shoes or bare feet only. Props and minimal costuming will be provided.

Wednesdays, February 14 – March 21
4:15 – 5:00pm OR
Saturdays, February 17 – March 24
11:00 – 11:45am
ages 4-6 by first day of session
Spring is the season of new beginnings – flowers blooming, animals waking and new life bursting all around. Students will wiggle, leap and grow as they transform from caterpillars to butterflies, tadpoles to frogs, acorns to oak trees and all the wonders of the season! Parents are invited to the last day of class to watch the students perform their new moves.

FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBERS: $79

No experience necessary. Students may wear any dance attire or comfortable clothing that allows free movement along with ballet shoes or bare feet.

Wednesdays, March 28 – May 2
4:15 – 5:00pm OR
Saturdays, March 31 – May 5
11:00 – 11:15am
ages 4-6 by the first day of session
Join us as we find courage, heart and adventure and follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Land of Oz. Students will discover self-expression as they use their imaginations and creative movements to travel to the magical kingdoms of Oz. Parents and families are invited to the final day of class, where students will share their special moves!

FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBER: $79

No experience necessary – students may wear any dance attire or comfortable clothing that allows free movement and ballet shoes or bare feet. BalletMet “Dorothy and the Prince of Oz” performance tickets must be purchased separately through BalletMet’s Box Office at 614-586-8665, Mon-Fri 10-2pm.

13 to adult
Instructor: BalletMet
Saturdays, 1:15 – 2:45pm starting September 2
Enjoy a program designed to take the dancer from his or her earliest steps to an advanced level of study. A healthful approach and guided progression builds and strengthens each dancer’s body and technique.

MONTHLY FEE: $63* / MAC MEMBER: $57
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13 to adult
Instructor: BalletMet
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30pm starting August 30
Pilates class focuses on core support and alignment to improve strength and stability. All skill levels welcome.

MONTHLY FEE: $63* / MAC MEMBER: $57
*Monthly auto payment setup at time of first payment

Youth Classes

7 – 12 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Saturdays, September 16 – October 28: 1:00-3:00pm
Do you have a camera? Are you getting bored with taking selfies? Learn how to make amazing pictures with a camera! This class is an exploration of digital photography. We will learn how to use a camera and explore making interesting images – from portraiture to landscape subjects, candid and posed, still and action images. We will use, edit and manipulate images in Photoshop as well as other editing software. No special equipment is required; any point-and-shoot digital camera, even a cell phone camera or iPod will work. You may bring your own camera (with all cables, charger, batteries, and memory card) or use one of the MAC’s cameras.

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBERS: $131

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18 months to 5 years with participating adult
Instructor: Susan Rice
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18: 10:00-11:00am (6 weeks) OR
Wednesdays, November 8– December 13: 10:00-11:00am (7weeks)
Use safe natural materials with your child, grandchild, younger sibling, or whichever special young person you would like to spend quality time with. Utilize ceramic techniques to help build ne motor skills, color, shape, texture recognition, and exploring your imagination in a group setting.

FEE: $75 / MAC MEMBERS: $68

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Grades K-8
Monday, January 15: 9:00am – 4:00pm with Thurber House OR
Monday, February 19: 9:00am – 4:00pm w/Columbus Children’s Theatre OR
Friday, March 9: 9:00am – 4:00pm for a multi-disciplinary MAC camp with MAC instructors and partners
Join us for full-day art camps that offer motivated youth an opportunity to explore the visual, performing, and literary arts. Sign up for one or all for thrice the fun!

FEE: $75 / MAC MEMBERS: $68

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Youth: 6 – 17 | Adult: 18+
Saturdays, November 11 – December 23: 10:30am-12:00pm no class November 25
Instructor: Zach Goetz
Bring your favorite adult and explore clay together! Learn 3 basic hand-building techniques (pinch pot, coil construction, and slab construction) and glazing techniques. Experiment with textures and form, creating functional and non-functional projects.

FEE: $103 / MAC MEMBERS: $93

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12 – 17 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Hixon Dance
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 5:30-7:00pm (7 weeks) OR
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21:5:30-7:00pm (6 weeks) no class november 23
Ever wanted to choreograph your own dance? Now you can! This class will explore basic dance improvisation games, and teach you the compositional tools used to create your own choreography. Students will work together to bring their ideas to life, and perform in each other’s work. Collaboration, cooperation, and imagination are essential. Class will culminate with an informal showcase of student dances.

FEE $92 / MAC MEMBERS $83 FOR 7 WEEK SESSION
FEE $79 / MAC MEMBERS $71 FOR 6 WEEK SESSION

Attire: Students should wear comfortable clothing they can move in easily. Bare feet or soft-soled shoes (ballet or jazz shoes). Hair pulled back or secured away from the face.

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7 – 12 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Saturdays, September 16 – October 28: 10:30am-12:30pm
Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts. We will learn how to see like an artist, develop the fundamental skills of drawing, and explore different drawing mediums. Each week will focus on different drawing techniques, work to build drawing skills and experiment in various mediums. Please come dressed to get messy!

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBERS: $131

Supplies: 8” x 10” sketchbook or similar in size

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7 – 12 years | learn to Draw I or basic Drawing class required
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Saturdays, November 11 – December 23: 10:30am-12:30pm no class November 25
Realism and abstraction will be two major focuses in this class. Draw people and animals in realistic proportion and learn to construct cartoons from simple lines. Deepen your understanding of shading and the use of value. Switch from the pencil to the paint brush and create imaginative landscapes of color!

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBERS: $131

Supplies: 8” x 10” sketchbook or similar in size. Please dress for mess!

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12 to 17 years | no prior experience necessary
Instructor: Hixon Dance
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 4:15-5:30pm (7 weeks) OR
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21: 4:15-5:30pm (6 weeks)
Take your acting skills to the next level. Learn basic dance steps, work on coordination, musicality, and build your con dence as a stage performer. Gain strategies on how to learn movement quickly, how to practice and remember choreography, and how to audition with poise. Have fun and gain experience with musical theatre style by learning choreography to a classic Broadway show!

FEE: $77 / MAC MEMBERS: $69 FOR 7 WEEk SESSION
FEE: $66 / MAC MEMBERS: $59 FOR 6 WEEk SESSION

Attire: Students should wear comfortable clothing they can move in easily. Bare feet or soft-soled shoes (ballet or jazz shoes). Hair pulled back or secured away from the face.

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4 – 6 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Freda Abbott-Ayodele
Wednesdays, November 8– December 13: 4:30-5:30pm
Explore basic drawing, painting and collage techniques, and the elements of art. Make your own creative decisions and complete projects to take home each week. Repeat registration encouraged as projects will be different each session.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS: $81

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Grades 1-5 / all skill levels
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre
Saturday, December 16: 9:30am-4:00pm
Get pumped for the holidays by performing in a vaudeville-style holiday show! Students will learn about classic vaudeville theatre and work with teaching artists to create a memorable performance.

FEE: $105 / MAC MEMBERS: $95

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Grades 1-5 | all skill levels
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre
Friday, October 20: 8:30am-3:00pm OR
Saturday, October 28: 8:30am-3:00pm
Show off your latest Halloween costume! Students will create dynamic stories based on the unique characters they have chosen this Halloween.

FEE: $105 / MAC MEMBERS: $95

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7 – 12 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Saturdays, November 11 – December 23: 1:00 – 3:00pm no class November 25
Develop a cartoon by writing the story and putting it together into a comic panel. Find inspiration, develop drawing skills, create characters, bring them to life, and polish your comic utilizing both traditional cartooning and digital techniques. Explore various cartooning mediums such as caricatures, comic strips, story-telling, digital comics, cartoon making software and stop motion animation. Each class project will build on the previous week’s material.

FEE: $140 / MAC MEMBERS: $126

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Grades 4 – 6
Instructor: Thurber House Writing & MAC art Instructors
Tuesday – Thursday, March 27-29: 9:00am-4:00pm
Tired of the cold and snow? Break out of the winter blues with a mini-camp! The McConnell Arts Center and Thurber House are partnering to bring you three fun-filled days of writing and art that will stretch your creativity and have you laughing along the way. You’ll dream-up crazy characters, fun stories and wacky settings that are out of this world. Then you’ll get your hands dirty in the art studios making pieces to go along. There won’t be a part of your imagination, or of the MAC, that will be left untouched! Campers will need to bring a sack lunch. All supplies and a mid-afternoon snack will be provided.

FEE: $110 / MAC MEMBERS: $99

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WE JOY SING

Wednesdays • Mrs. Juliette
(Ages birth – 5 years)
Come, discover how your baby, toddler,  and preschooler learns and grows through joy-filled musical play. Together, you’ll share in a wealth of musical activities that will stimulate your child’d emotional, language, listening, cognitive, physical musical and social development. What does all this mean? PLAY, SING, LAUGH, LOVE and LEARN with your child at WeJoySing. You’ll make new friends and create bonds that will last a lifetime.

10:00 – 10:30am • 2 – 3 years
10:45 – 11:15am • 1 – 24 months
11:30 – 12:00pm • 2 – 3 years
12:15 – 12:45pm • 4 – 5 years

To register call:
(614) 868-0107
1 (877) 299-8138

For more information click HERE.

 

 

Ceramics Classes

16 to adult | all skill levels
Enhance your creative experience at the MAC. Work independently on projects during open studio time. Open to past and current MAC ceramics students (when 2 classes of your initial class are completed); or by request, with experience. Students must use clay purchased through the MAC. Register for one or more months for twice the studio time! RSVP for 2 hour increments by calling the MAC at 614-431-0329. Ceramics studio is available for studio time anytime during MAC hours when a class is not scheduled (PDF of class session schedule available at www.mcconnellarts.org). Students must exit the building at closing time.

MONTHLY PASS UP TO 25 HOURS
FEE: $50 / MAC MEMBERS: $45
MONTHLY PASS UP TO 50 HOURS
FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS: $81
DROP -IN FEE: $8/HOUR / MAC MEMBERS: $5/HOUR

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15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Marty Shuter
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Bring your favorite dog/cat/creature to life in vases and mugs with relief carvings and sculptural additions or with decorative embellishments. Focus on both the sculptural and the decorative in this pet project class. Bonus: Create a cat piece and show in the annual “Amazing Cat Show” in downtown Columbus – a cat-themed event held in early January that features art from the new to the seasoned artist.

FEE: $235 / MAC MEMBERS: $212

INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES, as well as 20 hours of independent studio time

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15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Marty Shuter
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21: 6:00 – 9:00pm no class November 23
Create large serving dishes, bowls and platters just in time for the holidays. Construct your pieces by using slabs of clay draped over plaster molds, and decorate with whimsical designs, awesome abstractions or simple carving, using underglazes, wax resist and more.

FEE: $190 / MAC MEMBERS: $171

INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES, as well as 8 hours of independent studio time

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15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Lauren Miller on Tuesdays, Susan Rice on Wednesdays
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 17: 6:00 – 9:00pm OR
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12: 6:00 – 9:00pm OR
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18: 1:00 – 4:00pm OR
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18: 6:00 – 9:00pm OR
Wednesdays, November 8 – December 13: 1:00 – 4:00pm OR
Wednesdays, November 8 – December 13: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Beginners learn the basic skills necessary to make functional ceramic pieces, trimming and glaze application. Intermediate/ advanced students refine your skills while learning new and exciting techniques. Receive one-on-one time with the instructor during each class. Access to the MAC’s open studio hours is included for length of the course.

FEE: $190 / MAC MEMBER: $171

INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES, as well as 20 hours of independent studio time

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Painting & Drawing Classes

12 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Jim Glover
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Does everything have to be black and white? Learn about the values (gray scale) of a picture. Practicing on small, thumbnail sketches will give you understanding of composition and picture design. Move to black and white value studies in paint before tackling the full-color painting. Hands-on assistance, critiques/ suggestions, encouragement and advice to be provided by instructor. You can select your preferred painting medium.

FEE: $223 / MAC MEMBERS: $201

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50-100. Usual painting gear in medium of choice; canvas panels or boards in 5” x 7”, 6” x 8” or 8” x 10” sizes; optional: might consider Art Cocoon carrier to better paint all parts of small canvases (http://www.myartcocoon.com) or consider taping them to a larger board for convenience in handling wet paintings.

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 15 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Angela Gage
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 25: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Work from still life set ups and photographs. Focus on the basics, build skills, and learn how to see as an artist, while working from your own photos, a personal still life, and more. Gain confidence while experimenting with pencils, charcoal, pastel and ink.

FEE: $214 / MAC MEMBERS: $193

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50.

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15 to Adult Instructor: Angela Gage
Wednesdays, November 8– December 13: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Continue practicing with pencils, charcoal, pen and ink as you take basic drawing to the next level. Work from still life set ups and photographs. Discuss how a good drawing is always the basis of a good painting.

FEE: $183 / MAC MEMBERS: $165

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50

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18+ | Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Brent Payne
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 17: 2:00 – 5:00pm (7 weeks) OR
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12: 2:00 – 5:00pm (6 weeks)
Paint from life (direct observation) with a focus on traditional representational painting. Work primarily from the still life and discuss developing an under-painting, mixing colors, formal issues (the use of art elements: line, value, color, shape and texture), design principles (composition), and constructing images through blocks of colors via a direct approach to painting. Discuss the works of historical and contemporary painters, and receive feedback via individual and group critiques. You also have freedom to work from photos, or create an abstract painting.

FEE: $219 / MAC MEMBERS: $198 for 7 week session
FEE: $178 / MAC MEMBERS: $161 for 6 week session

Oil or acrylic paints. Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50-100.

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12 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Jim Glover
Fridays, September 15 – October 27: 2:00-5:00pm
Meeting each week at a pre-selected nearby location, student artists watch an occasional demonstration painting by the instructor, but mostly select subject matter in the outdoors to be painted on site. Hands-on assistance, critiques/suggestions, encouragement and advice to be provided by instructor. Students can select their preferred painting medium. Must come prepared with necessary equipment to paint outside.

FEE: $210 / MAC MEMBERS: $189

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50-100. Usual painting gear in medium of choice; canvas panels or boards in 4” x 6”, 5” x 7” or 6” x 8” sizes; masking or painter’s tape; optional: might consider Art Cocoon carrier to better paint all parts of small canvases (http://www.myartcocoon.com) or consider taping them to a larger board for convenience in handling wet paintings.

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15 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Angela Gage
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 24: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Draw or paint the human figure while working from models. Discuss proportions of the figure and face, as well as techniques and basics of drawing. Gain confidence while working with charcoal and/or pencils. Price includes model fees.

FEE: $214 / MAC MEMBERS: $193

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50

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15 to Adult | beginner
Instructor: Angela Gage

Wednesdays, Sept 13 – October 25: 6-9pm (7 weeks) OR
Wednesdays, Nov 8– December 13: 6-9pm (6 weeks) 
Learn how to paint using oils. Start painting, mix colors, apply the paint and learn about glazing and palette knife work.

FEE: $214 / MAC MEMBERS: $193 for 7 week session
FEE: $183 / MAC MEMBERS: $165 for 6 week session

Supplies: Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50-100

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15 to Adult | intermediate/advanced
Instructor: Fred Fochtman
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 10:00am – 1:00pm (7 weeks)
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21, 10:00am – 1:00pm (6 weeks)
November – December session is FULL. To be added to the wait list, please contact Missy Donovan at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org
NO CLASS November 23
Create oil paintings from the practice of direct observation or painting from life. Explore the many building blocks of the painting process, with emphasis on the importance of drawing and value as essential components in painting from life. Subjects of study may include still life, landscape, figure and interior. Recognizing that painting is a process requiring continued practice and exploration, this class adds another tool or set of ideas to compliment your growth as a painter.

FEE: $190 / MAC MEMBERS: $171 for 7 week session
FEE: $163 / MAC MEMBERS: $147 for 6 week session

Supplies list on our website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Road. Approx. $50-100.

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15 to Adult | all skill levels
Studio Monitor: Joyce Fisher & Barb Carruthers
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 2:00 – 5:00pm OR
Thursdays, November 9 – December 14: 2:00 – 5:00pm
NO CLASS November 23 
Enhance your creative experience at the MAC and work independently on projects during open studio sessions. Open to all MAC painting & drawing students; or by request with experience. Students provide their own canvas and painting supplies. A studio assistant will be on hand to answer questions, but will not be instructing. (Fee waived for students currently enrolled in a MAC painting or drawing class.)

FEE: $40 / MAC MEMBERS: $36

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 12 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Jim Glover
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21: 2:00 – 5:00pm
NO CLASS November 23
Bring your own items to assemble their desired still life. Extended time available to work on intricate, detailed paintings, as still life can be set up for multiple weeks, if desired. Hands-on assistance, critiques/suggestions, encouragement and advice to be provided by instructor. Select your preferred painting medium.

FEE: $210 / MAC MEMBERS: $189

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15 to Adult Instructor: Joseph Lombardo
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12: 10:00am – 1:00pm

You have learned the basics. Now expand your painting practice and take your art to the next level. Enjoy independent exploration and instructional guidance in this critique based class. Learn through group critiques, discussions, slide shows, and experiementation. Creat e a body of work with original artistic expression and style. At least one previous class with Joe Lomardo is recommended.

FEE $239: / MAC MEMBERS: $216

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $100 (you can also work with what you have).

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This Class is Full. To be added to the waitlist, please email Missy Donovan, Program Director at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org or call (614) 431-0329.
15 to Adult | Instructor: Joseph Lombardo

Tuesdays, September 12 – October 31: 10:00am – 1:00pm
NO CLASS October 10 and NO CLASS October 17
Learn to apply color theory and make paintings with irresistible appeal. Mix color wheels, paint with limited palettes, and experiment with color schemes. Gain confidence in the identification, naming, and mixing of colors. Get a fresh look at color and enjoy this challenge for painters of all levels.

FEE: $239 / MAC MEMBERS: $215

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $100 (you can also work with what you have).

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 15 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Angela Gage
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Learn the basics of this vibrant and versatile medium and discover how to use color and line to create expressive works of art. Build upon the skills you have used and learn how to take this vibrant, versatile medium and take your artwork to the next level.

FEE: $183 / MAC MEMBERS: $165

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50, bring photographs to work from.

15 to Adult all skill levels
Studio Monitors: Ohio Portrait Painters
Wednesdays, May – August:  7:00 pm- 9:00pm
Open portrait painting, Wednesday evenings! Join the group and hone your skills with a live model provided every session.  You are welcome to choose your medium, bring your own materials and easel. Clothed models will be provided, Set up time is 6:30 – 7:00pm, model will pose 7 – 9 pm, with timed breaks. There may be times that the general public observes your work.  Session may move from space to space, based on availability.

MONTHLYFEE: $20 / MAC MEMBERS: $18
* After clicking the Register Now button, select the correct Portrait Painting month under Painting and Drawing Classes.
** Flat fee per month, no matter the amount of Wednesdays. Refunds, partial refunds or prorated fees will not be honored. If you would like to send a friend in your place, you are welcome to do so. In the event of inclement weather, the session will be rescheduled.

15 to Adult | all skill levels
Studio Monitors: Ohio Portrait Painters
Wednesdays, 7:00- 9:00pm
Open portrait painting, Wednesday evenings! Join the group and hone your skills with a live model provided every session. You are welcome to choose your medium, bring your own materials and easel. Clothed models will be provided, Set up time is 6:30 – 7:00pm, model will pose 7 – 9 pm, with timed breaks. There may be times that the general public observes your work. Session may move from space to space, based on availability. A calendar with a list of models will be posted online as it becomes available.

MONTHLY FEE: $20 / MAC MEMBERS: $18

*After clicking the Register Now button, select the correct Portrait Painting month under Painting and Drawing Classes.
**Flat fee per month, no matter the amount of Wednesdays. Refunds, partial refunds or prorated fees will not be honored. If you would like to send a friend in your place, you are welcome to do so. In the event of inclement weather, the session will be rescheduled.

 17 to Adult
Instructor: Erica Ott | intermediate/advanced
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21: 6:00 – 9:00pm
NO CLASS November 23 
Learn Atelier Neo Medici, an oil painting technique that was not only used by famous Renaissance artists of the 1400 and 1500’s (such as Jan van Eyck), but will also incorporate the highly successful photo realism techniques used by artists today. Atelier Neo Medici employs a highly detailed under drawing and painting, followed by multiple color glazes. The subject matter is painted from a photograph; therefore, please bring your photo to the first class. Students must have some experience in oil painting techniques and have at least a moderate drawing skill level.

FEE: $210 / MAC MEMBERS: $189

Supplies list available on website or at Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd. Approx. $50-100.

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Quilting, Photography, and Film

17 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Zach Goetz
Tuesdays, November 9 – December 12: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Quilters of all levels of experiences, from beginners to advanced students. Enjoy guided instruction with the open studio environment. New students will be guided through the steps to design and create a quilt. Intermediate and advanced students enjoy the space to work on independent and collaborative projects. Have the opportunity to learn from your fellow quilters.

FEE: $133 / MAC MEMBERS: $120

Supplies: Your own machine, Fabric, Batting, Thread, Extra Ironing boards, Irons, Recommended: Cutting Mat, Rotary cutter, scissors

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Instructor: Barb Schwartz
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 4: 6:45 – 8:45pm
Learn easy and successful techniques to get better photos with your camera. Hands-on lectures, 3 projects, and helpful critiques are specifically designed to improve your skills in photography. You’ll explore camera controls, modes, shooting in Manual mode, and how to choose the correct image resolution, exposure and focus. You will also be exposed to photo composition, lenses, and using available light and ash to create beautiful photographs.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS: $81

Supplies: DSLR camera, memory card, fully charged batteries, and your camera’s full instruction or user manual.*Note: The instruction manual for your camera is not the Quick Start Guide. For this class, you will need your complete instruction manual that covers everything on your camera, and has an index in the back. It might be on a CD that came with the camera, and is also usually available online. Please bring this manual to class on a laptop, tablet, or printed out.

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15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 25: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Make amazing pictures in photography! This is a projects based class where students will learn the basics of controlling your camera, explore different photography styles and techniques, learn basic editing software applications and digital cataloging practices.

FEE: $135 / MAC MEMBERS: $123

Supplies: Bring your own DSLR Camera or digital camera with manual controls with all cables and memory cards for class.

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15 to adult | intermediate/advanced
Instructor: Doug Hughes
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21, 7:00 – 9:00pm no class November 23
Touch on the different elements it takes to create a short film. Learn about the process of directing, cinematography, lighting, sound, and set design while you write and produce a short film. Gain the working knowledge of what it takes to get a film produced.

FEE: $200 / MAC MEMBERS: $180

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17 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Zach Goetz
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 24: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Quilters of all levels of experiences, from beginners to advanced students. Enjoy guided instruction with the open studio environment. New students will be guided through the steps to design and create a quilt. Intermediate and advanced students enjoy the space to work on independent and collaborative projects. Have the opportunity to learn from your fellow quilters.

FEE: $180 / MAC MEMBERS: $162

Supplies: Your own machine, Fabric, Batting, Thread, Extra Ironing boards, Irons, Recommended: Cutting Mat, Rotary cutter, scissors

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Modern Dance and Yoga

18+ | no prior experience necessary
Instructor: Hixon Dance
Fridays, September 15 – October 28: 10:00 – 11:00am (7 weeks) OR
Fridays, November 10 – December 22: 10:00 – 11:00am (6 weeks) no class november 23
Experience a holistic yet rigorous approach to Modern technique. Begin with therapeutic floor work that builds connections within the body, increases strength and flexibility, and creates clarity throughout the body. Center work challenges dancers to use their weight with both suspension and release while maintaining alignment through the spine, legs, and feet. A range of tempos and meters will increase musicality and expression.

FEE $77: / MAC MEMBERS: $69 FOR 7 WEEk SESSION
FEE $66: / MAC MEMBERS: $59 FOR 6 WEEk SESSION

Attire: Wear comfortable clothes you can easily move in, not too baggy, bare feet or socks, hair pulled back or secured away from the face.

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18+ | no prior experience necessary
Instructor: Hixon Dance
Thursdays, September 14 – October 27: 7:00 – 8:00pm (7 weeks) OR
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21: 7:00 – 8:00pm (6 weeks) no class november 23
Connect to your body and your creative impulses! Begin with therapeutic floor work and conditioning exercises. Continue with dance phrases and guided improvisations. Somatic practices like Bartenie Fundamentals, Alexander Technique, body mapping and visualization, and Pilates increase bodily self awareness, coordination, and mindfulness.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS: $81 FOR 7 WEEk SESSION
FEE: $74 / MAC MEMBERS: $67 FOR 6 WEEk SESSION

Attire: Wear comfortable clothes you can easily move in, not too baggy, bare feet or socks, hair pulled back or secured away from the face.

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18+ | no prior experience necessary
Instructor: Lauren Miller
Thursdays, September 14 – October 26: 10:00 – 11:15am (7 weeks) OR
Thursdays, November 9 – December 21, 10:00 – 11:15am (6 weeks) no class november 23
Get inspired! We will follow the chakra system, ascending up beginning at the root and moving each class all the way up to our crown chakra. We will be sure to spend a bit of extra awareness around our energy centers for creativity and expression (especially for artists and art lovers). Each class will explore asana (physical postures), pranayama (breath work) and meditation. We will also be working with core awareness and strengthening. This is a beginner friendly class.

FEE: $102 / MAC MEMBERS: $90 FOR 7 WEEk SESSION
FEE: $88 / MAC MEMBERS: $79 FOR 6 WEEK SESSION

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Acoustic Roots Music Ensemble

17 to Adult | intermediate
Instructor: Adam Schlenker
Tuesdays, August 1 – September 12: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Wednesdays, August 2 – September 13: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Thursdays, August 3 – September 14: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Tuesdays, October 3 – November 14: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Wednesdays, October 4 – November 15: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Thursdays, October 5 – November 16: 7:30 – 9:00pm
Play music in a non-threatening, organized group setting. Interact with other instruments/musicians and gain a better understanding of the role of your instrument. Charts/tabs and audio will be provided for each song (The skill level of each participant will be taken into account). Songs from the American Roots Music catalog will be used. Open to any acoustic instrument: vocal, guitar, mandolin, fiddle/violin, banjo, bass, dobro, Ukulele, etc.. Perform for your family and friends during the last class. You can register for more than one class per session. August to September class performance on Sunday, September 17th. October to November class performance Sunday, November 19th.
Ensemble Sessions: $155
*3 private lesson (1/2 hour each): $60
*3 private lessons at this discount rate only available to Music Ensemble participants. Requires separate registration.

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Instructor: Adam Schlenker
www.5thfretproductions.com

Private Instruction now available at The MAC:
Acoustic & Electric Guitar Instruction: Beginner to professional.
From getting started with the fundamentals to specialty, genre specific instruction for students of all levels.

Mandolin Instruction: Beginner to advanced.
Rate: $106/month
{4 lessons, each a half hour long or 2 lessons, each an hour long}

Contact Information: (614) 554-0140 or adam@5thfretproductions.com

Adult Workshops

15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Juliette Montague
Saturday, September 16: 10:00am-5:00pm OR
Saturday, October 21: 10:00am-5:00pm OR
Saturday, November 18: 10:00am-5:00pm OR
Saturday, December 9: 10:00am-5:00pm
Learn basic encaustic collage, assemblage and image making techniques to expand your mixed media art making! Learn how to create beautiful layered works using the ancient media of natural beeswax to create collages, embed three dimensional objects, incorporate stenciled and transferred imagery, explore sgraffito techniques and create custom colors of encaustic paint.

FEE: $110 / MAC MEMBERS: $99

Includes all encaustic medium and paint stick supplies. Beeswax and paint will be included in the cost of the workshop – but wood panels and collage materials will need to be additionally purchased.
Supplies: Scissors, photos or photocopied images, collage papers and any other collage items both 2D and 3D that you might want to include as well as one studio artists wooden panel , approximately 8″x10”.

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14 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Patrick Durkin
Thursday, October 5: 6:30 – 9:00pm OR
Thursday, December 7: 6:30 – 9:00pm
Although universally regarded as art’s greatest colorist, Matisse considered the Cut-Outs his life’s greatest achievement. Receive detailed instructions on how to create your own paper cut-out masterpiece. Even if you think you have zero artistic ability, you will create a piece of art that will wow! Have fun and be inspired as you re-imagine Matisse’s concept. Supplies provided.

FEE: $36 / MAC MEMBER: $33

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adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Joyce Fisher
Saturday, November 4: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Recover your creativity! Discuss Julia Cameron’s best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, to discover causes of potential blocks in your artistic process. Let your inspiration loose. Get paint-splattered as you jump-start your creative juices and have fun! Please read the Introduction and familiarize yourself with Spiritual Electricity, Basic Principles, and Basic Tools of The Artist’s Way prior to class.

FEE: $80 / MAC MEMBERS: $72

Supplies: The Artist’s Way, an 8 x 10 spiral notebook, 2-3 magazines (these will be used for collage).

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