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Summer Camps

Instructor: BalletMet
Dates: July 17 – 21
Time: 10:00am – noon
Celebrate all you can be as you and your doll dance the week away! Learn dances inspired by your doll’s character and time period and express your individuality by creating a dance of your own.

FEE: $145 /  MAC MEMBER: $131

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

The MAC and Worthington Pools are partnering to provide swimming and recreation time!
Ages: 6 – 12 years old
Instructor: MAC faculty and partners and Worthington Pools staff
Dates: July 10-14 AND/OR August 7-11
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Explore the visual, performing and literary arts! Work with professional artists and educators for an art filled day. Do art in the morning, eat lunch and get outside for some pool time, then enjoy more art in the afternoon. Sign up for one week or both weeks for twice the fun!

FEE: $290 / MAC MEMBERS: $261 (fee includes pool admission)
Supplies: Packed lunch, swimming gear, sunscreen and water bottle.

Daily swim lessons may be incorporated in the swimming and recreation time for an additional $37.50 (Use coupon code SWIM17 when you register for camp). Assessment for appropriate lesson level will be determined on the Monday of camp.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 8 – 12 years old
Instructor: Zach Goetz

Date: July 24 – 28
Time: 9:00am – noon
Learn three basic hand-building techniques (pinch, coil, and slab constructions) and glazing methods to create ceramic pieces based on your personal interests. Also learn basic mold making and slip casting techniques.

FEE: $185 / MAC MEMBER: $167

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 5-7 years old
Instructor: BalletMet
Dates: June 19-23
Times (choose one): AM session 9 am-noon | PM session 1-4 pm (choose one)
While actors tell a story with their voice, ballet dancers tell a story with their bodies. In this camp, students will learn a classic fairytale from BalletMet and Columbus Children’s Theatre professionals. Enjoy a unique performance on the last day.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER   $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Natural Sculpture and Earthworks
Ages: 8 – 12 years old
Instructor: Zach Goetz
Dates:  June 12 – June 16
Time: 9:00am – noon
Draw and paint from observation. Work outdoors—or En Plein Air (French for “in the open air”)—and create art based on the natural world and local landscapes. Collect and use materials found in nature to create natural and organic works of art, temporary earthworks and outdoor sculpture.

FEE: $185 / MAC MEMBER: $167
Supplies: Sunscreen and water bottle.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 8 – 12 years old
Instructor: Zach Goetz
Dates: July 17 – 21
Time: 9:00am – noon
Investigate traditional and contemporary weaving, natural textile dying techniques, machine and hand-sewing techniques, felting, and the development of three-dimensional art objects and sculpture using found and repurposed fabrics, hand-made textiles, and other soft materials.

FEE: $185 / MAC MEMBER: $167

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: Students entering 9 – 12
Instructor: Doug Hughes and Worthington Pools
Dates: July 17 – July 21
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Create a short film! Work on everything from writing the screenplay to editing the final project, and cover topics such as pre-production, acting, directing, cinematography, lighting, sound, and set design.  Gain a working knowledge of what it takes to get a film produced. Work on your film in the morning, eat lunch at the MAC and then head to the pool for an afternoon of recreational swimming from 1-4pm. Campers are required to take a swim test on the first day to determine pool access. Snacks will be provided at the top of the hour at 2pm and 3pm.

FEE: $250 / MAC MEMBER: $225
Supplies: Packed lunch, swimming gear, sunscreen and water bottle.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 1 – 3
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: July 24 – 28
Time: 9:00am – noon
Join the fast-paced world of a crime-solving mouse in this exciting new theatre camp! Students will discover new ways to approach storytelling using the love of knowledge, and justice as found in the main book series.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER: $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 1 – 2
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: July 17 – 21
Time: 9:00am – noon
Spend a week with Junie B. Jones! Students will meet new friends and create Junie B. stories filled with their favorite characters and adventures. While being incredibly creative, this camp will address story sequencing, focus, concentration and how to express mood through vocal and physical exploration.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER: $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 3 – 5
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: June 12 – 16
Time: 9:00am – noon
Students in this camp will create their own theatre magic! Each day we will follow a new adventure of Jack and Anne, encountering pirates, dinosaurs, knights, and more! Stage fright will be conquered as students travel through time in our epic camp.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER: $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 3 – 5
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: July 17 – 21
Time: 1:00 – 4:00pm
They say laughter is the best medicine. This camp will turn its students into doctors of comedic timing. Through exploration of improvisation, theatre games, clowning, and physical character embodiment, students will learn to perform with great precision and creative interpretation.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER: $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: Session I: 6-9 years old | Session II: 10-12 years old
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Dates: May 31 – June 2 (WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY)
Time: Session I: 9 am-noon | Session II: 1-4 pm
Minecraft is more than just a game! It is a creative tool for building and enhancing our understanding of the world around us.  Work individually and in small groups to learn how to use the game Minecraft, how to create historically inspired architecture, mechanical devices through game physics, pixel art and exploration challenges.  All work will be done and saved on MAC computers and will utilize a Minecraft Mac/PC user account.

FEE: $150 / MAC MEMBER $135
Supplies: Must either bring existing Minecraft account information to login at camp, or use coupon code MINECRAFT when you register to add a $26.95 fee for Minecraft membership and we will set up an account for your child the first day of camp.

 

 

Ages: 8 – 12 years old
Instructor: Zach Goetz and Worthington Pools
Dates: July 31 – August 4
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Paint and draw to create layered and textured works, learn basic mold making and casting techniques and explore scale through miniature and large-than-life works! Incorporate found objects and non-traditional materials to create two-dimensional assemblages and three-dimensional works of art in mixed media. Work on your artwork in the morning, eat lunch at the MAC and then head to the pool for an afternoon of recreational swimming from 1-4pm. Campers are required to take a swim test on the first day to determine pool access. Snacks will be provided at the top of the hour at 2pm and 3pm.

FEE: $250 / MAC MEMBER: $225
Supplies: Packed lunch, swimming gear, sunscreen and water bottle.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 6 – 7
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: June 12 – 16 (MONDAY – FRIDAY)
Times: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Smash theater and technology together! Learn about acting, animation and interactive theater from the pros at Columbus Children’s Theater and The McConnell Arts Center.

FEE: $305 / MAC MEMBER: $275
Supplies: Packed lunch (No nut products please) and water bottle.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 5 – 8
Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre & the MAC
Dates: July 24 – 28
Time: 1:00 – 4:00pm
Jump into the magic of Broadway plays and musicals. Learn songs, scenes, and dances, and rise to the challenge of putting it all together for a showcase at the end of the week.

FEE: $199 / MAC MEMBER: $179

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 4 – 6 years old
Instructor: BalletMet
Dates: July 24 – 28
Times (Choose one): AM session 10 am-noon | PM session 1-3 pm
Join the Sugar Plum Fairy and all her princess friends as they travel through magical lands! Watch as your own fairytale story unfolds on this creative and imaginative adventure.

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBER: $131

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: Session I: 6 – 9 years old | Session II: 10 – 12 years old
Instructor: Stacey Besst
Dates: July 31 – August 4
Times (Choose one): Session I: 9 am-noon | Session II: 1-4 pm
Make amazing pictures using a digital camera! Learn how to use a camera and explore making interesting images, from portraiture to landscape subjects, candid and posed, still and action images. Edit and manipulate your images in Photoshop as well as other editing software. Bring your own point-and-shoot digital camera; even an iPhone or iPod will work (bring all cables, charger, batteries, and memory card).

FEE: $185 / MAC MEMBER: $167

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 3-4 years old
Instructor: BalletMet
Dates: June 26-29
Time: 10:00 – 11:00am
Celebrate the freedom of dance at our Fourth of July-themed camp! Inspired by Sousa’s patriotic music and marching parades, this spectacular adventure finishes with a dancing stars firework performance.

FEE: $75 / MAC MEMBER: $68

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 4 – 5 years old
Instructor: BalletMet
Dates: June 5 – 9
Time: 10:00am – noon
You’re invited to a weeklong tea party extravaganza! Journey with us on a head-to-toe adventure with the help of tiaras, fairy wings, tutus and more!

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBER $131

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages: 8 – 12 years old
Instructor: BalletMet and Columbus Children’s Theater
Dates: July 31 – August 4
Time (choose one): AM session 9 am-noon | PM session 1-4 pm (choose one)
Hone the three skills of a Triple Threat: singing, dancing and acting! Work with professionals from BalletMet and Columbus Children’s Theatre and create a special performance on the McConnell Arts Center’s Bronwynn Theatre stage on the last day of camp.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBER $176

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

2017 Winter/Spring

BalletMet Dance Classes

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Introductory dance sessions with rotating themes and age groups.  No prior experience required.
Instructor: BalletMet
Wednesdays 4:15-5:00pm OR
Saturdays NEW TIME 11:00-11:45am
Dress Code

6 week session dates:

Session III: Wed.  Jan. 4- Feb. 8, or Sat. Jan. 7-Feb. 11
Storybook Dancing: Ages 4-6 by first day of session
Enjoy dancing and make-believe as we explore popular stories. Combine props, costumes and a little imagination to bring our story to life for parents on the last day.

Session IV: Wed. Feb. 15- Mar. 22 or  Sat. Feb. 18-Mar.25
Peter Pan: Ages 5-8 by the first day of session
Explore the magic of Peter Pan. Combine props, costumes and a little imagination to bring our story to life for parents on the last day.

Session V: Wed. Mar. 29- May 3 or Sat. April 1-May 6
Leap into Spring: Ages 4-6 by the first day of session
Leap into spring as we use creative movements to explore our garden with buzzing bees, leaping ladybugs, galloping grasshoppers and flourishing flowers – come see how our garden grows on Parent Share Day.

FEE: $86 | MAC MEMBER: $78
Fee is per 6-week session.  Please note there are no refunds for absences and as these are unique themed offerings, there are no opportunities for make-up classes.

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3 years by first day of session
Saturdays 12:30pm-1:00pm starting September 3
Develops Creativity and coordination with a focus on rhythm, movement, music, imagination and fun!

*MONTHLY FEE: $65 | MAC MEMBER: $59
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*Monthly auto payment setup at time of first payment

See the 2016/17 Academy Handbook for Dress Requirements

4 year olds (by September 30, 2016)
Tuesdays 4:30—5:15pm starting August 30 OR
Thursdays 4:00-4:45pm starting September 1
Children 4 years old discover creative movement and self expression.

*MONTHLY FEE: $70 | MAC MEMBER: $63
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*Monthly auto payment setup at time of first payment

See the 2016/17 Academy Handbook for Dress Requirements

5 and 6 years old (by September 30, 2016)
Tuesdays 5:15-6:00pm starting August 30  OR
Saturdays 11:45-12:30pm starting September 3  OR
Children study simple movement sequences emphasizing musicality and coordination.

*MONTHLY FEE: $70 | MAC MEMBER: $63
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*Monthly auto payment setup at time of first payment

See the 2016/17 Academy Handbook for Dress Requirements

7+ years (by September 30, 2016)
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm starting August 31
Introduces basic ballet steps, terminology and relationship to music.

*MONTHLY FEE: $79 | MAC MEMBER: $72
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See the 2016/17 Academy Handbook for Dress Requirements

8+ years (by September 30, 2016)
Tuesdays 6:00-7:15pm starting August 30 
Enjoy a program designed to take the dancer from beginner to an advanced level of study. A healthful approach and guided progression builds and enhances the dancers’ body and technique.  Live piano accompaniment in most classes.

MONTHLY FEE: $93 | MAC MEMBER: $84
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See the 2016/17 Academy Handbook for Dress Requirements

13 to Adult
Saturdays 1:15-2:45pm starting September 3
Dress Code
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 the dancers’ body and technique.

*MONTHLY FEE: $60 |  MAC MEMBER: $54                    btn-register copy
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Youth Classes

6 – 9 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Lauren Brooke Millerbtn-register copy
Tuesdays, March 7 – April 11: 3:00 – 4:00pm

Learn basic ceramic skills such as pinching, coil building, and slab building. Create a unique table set including cup, bowl, plate, utensils and a centerpiece for an end of the class potluck where we can put our new vessels to use.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS $81

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

13 – 16 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Susan Ricebtn-register copy
Saturdays, March 11 – April 22: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Learn the basic skills necessary to make functional ceramic pieces, trimming and glaze application or refine your skills while learning new and exciting techniques Receive one-on-one time with the instructor during each class.

FEE: $155 / MAC MEMBER: $140
INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Ages 3 to 4 1/2 | no prior experience necessary
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Tuesdays, March 7– April 18: 10:30am – 11:30am
Listen to music and stories. Explore size, level, direction, speed, energy, parts of your body, and shapes. Use your imagination, play with props, and communicate your ideas and feelings with your body.
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.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS $81

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

3 – 5 years with participating adult
Instructor: Susan Ricebtn-register copy
Wednesdays, March 8– March 29: 10:30am – 11:30am
Get your hands into some clay! Learn some basics about ceramics while you play with one of your favorite adults. Make several colorful projects.

FEE: $60 / MAC MEMBER: $54
*Includes clay & lab/firing fees

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

7 – 12 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacey Besstbtn-register copy
Saturdays, January 14 – February 25: 10:00am– 12:00pm
SOLD OUT – please send an email to mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org to be added to the waitlist
Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts. Learn how to see like an artist, develop the fundamental skills of drawing, and explore different drawing mediums. Focus on different drawing techniques, work to build drawing skills and experiment in various mediums. Please dress for mess!

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBERS: $130
Bring: 8” x 10” sketchbook or similar in size

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

7 – 12 years | Learn to Draw I or Basic Drawing Class required
Instructor: Stacey Besstbtn-register copy
Saturdays, March 11 – April 29: 10:00am-12:00pm
NO CLASS April 15
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. Continue to deepen your understanding of shading and the use of value. Switch from the pencil to the paint brush and create imaginative landscapes of color! Please dress for mess!

FEE: $145 / MAC MEMBERS: $130
Supplies: 8” x 10” sketchbook or similar in size

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

13 – 17 years | no prior dance experience necessary. Some prior acting helpful.
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Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 7:15 – 8:45pm
Take your acting skills to the next level. Learn basic dance steps, work on coordination, musicality, and build your confidence as a stage performer. Focus on how to use your body to convey emotion and learn how to create or enhance characters through posture and gesture. This is a great introduction to combining dance and theater!

FEE: $135 / MAC MEMBERS: $122
Attire: Wear comfortable clothing you can easily move in, not too baggy. Soft shoes (ballet or jazz shoes) recommended. Hair pulled back or secured away from the face.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

4 – 6 years | all skill levels
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Tuesdays, March 7 – April 11: 5:00 – 6:00pm
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

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

3 – 5 years
Instructor: Lauren Brooke Millerbtn-register copy
Thursdays, March 9 – April 13: 10:00am – 11:00am
(runs at same time as Yoga Basics class for adults)
Use symbols, mantras, and mudras commonly used in yoga to jump off and explore collage. Learn about Yoga while your special adult practices at the MAC.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS: $81

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

6 – 9 years | all skill levels
Instructor: Hixon Dancebtn-register copy
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Exercise your body, mind, and imagination through basic dance steps, games, and working with friends. Learn complex movement patterns, shapes, qualities, and expressive skills. You can even create your own dances! Explore dance concepts while building creativity, problem-solving, and confidence in a fun interactive environment.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS $81
Attire: Wear comfortable clothing you can easily move in (not too baggy).

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Stacey Besst
Saturdays, March 11 – April 29: 1:00 – 3:00pm
NO CLASS April 15
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 is project will build on the previous week’s material.

FEE: $140 / MAC MEMBERS: $123
Supplies: 8” x 10” sketchbook or similar in size, USB flash drive (2 GB or larger)

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

WE JOY SING

Wednesday • Mrs. Juliette
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

(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.

To register call
614-868-0107
1-877-299-8138

For more information click HERE.

 

 

Youth Workshops

5 – 10 | all skill levels
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Friday, March 10: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Explore the visual, performing, and literary arts and complete several projects in this full-day, multi-disciplinary day camp scheduled as a care option on Worthington Schools in-service days.

FEE: $75 / MAC MEMBERS: $68

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Grades: 4 – 6
Tuesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 13: 9am – 4pm
Stretch your imagination during three fun-filled days of writing and art that will have you laughing along the way! Tickle your funny bones with some humor writing. Discover new ways to make characters while making your own puppet. Join in the whacky fun of Word Karaoke taking song lyrics to write your own poems. Break out your brushes and imaginations for activities with pastels, watercolor and more. Create new worlds, develop fun and crazy stories, in the rest of this mini-camp!

FEE: $110 | MAC MEMBERS $99

Campers will need to bring a sack lunch. All supplies and a mid-afternoon snack will be provided.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Adult

Ceramics Classes

15 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Lauren Miller on Tuesdays, Susan Rice on Wednesdays
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Tuesdays, March 7– April 18: 6:00 – 9:00pm OR
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 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: $185 / MAC MEMBER: $167
INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

16 to Adult | all skill levels
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Wednesdays: 12:00 – 5:00pm
Fridays: 1:00 – 5:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Enhance your creative experience at the MAC. Work independently on projects during open studio time. Open to past and current MAC ceramics students; or by request, with experience. Students must provide their own clay. Register for one or more months for twice the studio 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

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Marty Shuter
Thursdays, March 9 – April 20: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Create small decorative boxes and sculptural vases with lids and feet. Emphasis will be on the details – from underglaze patterns and embossed texture to sculptural knobs and relief decoration. You will have the opportunity to up your expertise in slab construction and master decoration. No experience necessary.

FEE: $185 / MAC MEMBERS: $167
INCLUDES FIRST CLAY & LAB/FIRING FEES

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Painting & Drawing Classes

15 to Adult | all skill levelsbtn-register copy
Instructor: Mary Pat Turner
Fridays, January 13 – February 24: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Discuss how Impressionism marked a shift towards abstraction, and study the transition from strict observation to an expression of the artist’s inner world. Create your own expressionist paintings by working from life and photographs. Immerse yourself in the possibilities color has to offer, and embrace new ways of visualizing the world. Be encouraged to experiment with acrylics and develop your own personal voice.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBERS: $176
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50-100

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

15 to Adult | all skill levels, completion of Expressionism Painting in Acrylics I
Instructor: Mary Pat Turnerbtn-register copy
Fridays, March 10 – April 21: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Focus on two diverging paths in Expressionism: symbolism and social observation. Your first painting will explore using symbols or images that elicit cosmic, primitive, psychologically escapist or dichotomous meaning. Your second painting will be a portrait or scene executed to reflect the painter’s emotional response to a subject. Be encouraged in a personal investigation of these themes. Color theory, experimentation, and art historical context are heavily emphasized.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBERS: $176
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50-100.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Angela Gage
Tuesdays, March 7 – April 18: 6:00 – 9:00pm
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 $175 / MAC MEMBERS $158
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Angela Gage
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 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 the basis of a good painting.

FEE $175 / MAC MEMBERS $158
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Brent Payne
Tuesdays, March 7 – April 25: 2:00 – 5:00pm, NO CLASS ON MARCH 28
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: $195 / MAC MEMBERS: $181
Click here for a recommended supply list. Approx. $50-100 (you can also work with what you have).

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Fred Fochtman
Thursday, March 9 – April 20, 10:00am – 1:00pm SOLD OUT (to be added to the wait list, e-mail Missy Donovan at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org).
Learn to 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. Add additional tools and ideas to compliment your growth as a painter.

FEE: $175 / MAC MEMBERS: $158
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50-100.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Studio Monitors: Joyce Fisher & Barb Carruthers
Thursdays, January 5 – February 16, 2:00 – 5:00pm OR
Thursdays, March 9 – April 20, 2:00 – 5:00pm
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.)

MONTHLY PASS FEE: $40 / MAC MEMBERS: $36

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Jim Glover
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Mix oil colors with the palette knife to produce one or more finished pieces of art. Choose to work from photos, still life objects, your imagination. Hands-on instruction offers help in how to manipulate the knife and “carve” paint in a dimensional way. Participate in a running dialog that explains the process and ensures enthusiasm and success.

FEE: $210 / MAC MEMBERS: $189
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50-100.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Jim Glover
NEW START AND END DATE
Wednesdays, January 18 – March 1: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Study how pigments interact to create the colors we want, or don’t want! Create your own color wheels, color charts and swatches of related hues. Explore color hue, value, temperature and intensity while recognizing and getting familiar with the overwhelming number of paint options available to the contemporary artist. Learn about purchasing painting supplies without breaking the bank.

FEE: $210 / MAC MEMBERS: $189
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50-100.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Angela Gage
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 19: 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 $175 / MAC MEMBERS $158
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $50, bring photographs to work from.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

15 to Adult all skill levels
Studio Monitors: Ohio Portrait Painters
Wednesdays (starting Jan 4),  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. Fee is waived for all students currently enrolled in a MAC painting or drawing class.

A calendar with a list of models will be added as it becomes available.

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.

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Instructor: Joseph Lombardo
Wednesdays*, March 8 – April 26: 10:00am – 1:00pm SOLD OUT (to be added to the waiting list, e-mail Missy Donovan at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org)
*No class March 15
Watch a painting demonstration followed by individual instruction in each class. Explore both direct and indirect painting techniques. Discuss portrait anatomy and construction of a portrait painting. Gain confidence in subject, material, and brush work. Paint from portrait models and portrait photographs.

FEE: $195 / MAC MEMBERS: $181
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $100 (you can also work with what you have).

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Joseph Lombardo
Tuesdays*, March 7 – April 25: 10:00am – 1:00pm
*No class March 14
Learn to use watercolor as a tool for sketching. You’ll record scenes, experiences, and ideas rapidly from observation. Learn great techniques for travel and plein air painting. Use watercolors in sketchbooks. This immediate sketching process will teach confidence in material and brushwork. Learn to loosen-up and paint quickly without fuss. Study a new subject each week including landscape, still-life, figure, portrait and more.

FEE $175 / MAC MEMBERS $158
Click here for a supply list. Approx. $100 (you can also work with what you have).

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Photo, Dance, Film, and Yoga Classes

15 to Adult | all skill levelsbtn-register copy
Instructor: Barb Schwartz
Wednesdays, March 8 – March 29: 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 flash 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.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Doug Hughes
Thursday, March 9 – April 13, 7 – 9pm
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

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Stacie Stormer
Tuesdays, March 7 – April 18: 7:30 – 9:00pm
Creativity is a whole-body experience and yoga can be a facilitator. Use the mind-body-spirit connection to stimulate your creativity. Embody the elements of the creative process, such as ambiguity, vulnerability, curiosity and play. Everything is welcome. A meditative environment will be maintained after class to provide space and time for personal reflection to journal, sketch or simply sit. Modifications will be offered and encouraged.

FEE: $110 / MEMBER FEE: $100
Supplies: yoga mat, bolster, block, strap, a thick blanket is optional and creative media if you wish

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Hixon Dance
Thursdays, March 9– April 20: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Connect to your body and your creative impulses! Class begins with therapeutic floor work and conditioning exercises, then continues with dance phrases and guided improvisations. Somatic practices like Bartenieff Fundamentals, Alexander Technique, body mapping and visualization, and Pilates increase bodily self awareness, coordination, and mindfulness.

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.

FEE: $90 / MAC MEMBERS $81

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Stacie Stormer
Thursdays, March 9 – April 20: 10:00 – 11:00am
Offered at the same time as Preschool Art: My little Yogi/Yogini
Are you curious about starting a yoga practice or are you a seasoned practitioner who could use a refresher on yoga fundamentals? This active yet relaxing class will leave you feeling calm yet energized, supple yet strengthened. Focus on the elements of a safe and stimulating yoga practice. Modifications will be offered and encouraged.

FEE: $75 / MEMBER FEE: $67
Supplies: yoga mat, bolster, block, strap and thick blanket is optional

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

Acoustic Roots Music Ensemble

17 to Adult | intermediate
Instructor: Adam Schlenker
Tuesdays, March 7 – April 25: 7:30 – 9:00pm ORbtn-register copy
Wednesdays, March 8 – April 26: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Thursdays, March 9 – April 27: 7:30 – 9:00pm OR
Saturdays, March 11 – April 29: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Join the band! 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.

Ensemble Sessions: $155 
*3 private lessons (1/2 hour each): $60
*3 private lessons at this discount rate only available to Music Ensemble participants. Requires separate registration.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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

Adult 21+ | all skill levels
Instructor: Stacie Stormer
Saturday, February 11, 3:00-5:00pm SOLD OUT (to be added to the wait list, e-mail Missy Donovan at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org)
Yoga = Union = Relationship. Yoga means to yoke or unite. Reunite with your significant other through the unique practice of couples yoga. Savor the connection and relaxation afterwards with champagne and treats. This class is appropriate for all levels of practitioners, including beginners and couples of any orientation. Champagne and treats included in class fee.

FEE: $50 per couple / MEMBER FEE: $45 per couple
Supplies: yoga mat, bolster, block, strap and thick blanket is optional

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

15 to adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Juliette Montague
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Saturday, February 11: 10am-5pm
Saturday, March 18: 10am-5pm SOLD OUT (to be added to the wait list, e-mail Missy Donovan at mdonovan@mcconnellarts.org)
Saturday, April 8: 10am-5pm
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.

Bring: 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 from Blick Art Supplies on Sawmill Rd.
*Please arrive between 9:30-10:00am before the start of the workshop if you need color photocopies made.

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

14 to Adult | all skill levels
Instructor: Patrick Durkinbtn-register copy
Thursday, March 23: 6:30-9pm
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 MEMBERS: $33

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.

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Instructor: Joyce Fisher
Saturday, April 1: 10am-4pm
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).

MAC Refund Policy
If class is cancelled due to weather or any other situation you will be notified by email.