Classes

To register for classes, please return the registration and the release and waiver forms to the Cherokee Arts Center with cash or check made out to CCAC.

*All Classes and Workshops must be registered for at least one week in advance!

We are SO excited to announce our new Fall Schedule!!!  There truly is something for everyone in the family. Kids, teens, and adults, will find where their passion lies here at the Cherokee Arts Center!


*All Classes and Workshops must be registered for at least one week in advance!

NEW! Musical Theatre Classes!

NEW! Junior Musical Theater

Ages 5-9

Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm

Students will be introduced to character development through the use of fun-filled improv games and songs! A showcase presentation will take place for parents in the month of December.

$49 (4 weeks)
Starts October 7th
 

 

 NEW! Mommy & Me Masterpieces

Ages 18 months- 4 years
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30

 Starts Ocotber 7th
$20 per class +$5 for each additional child
Reservations Required

This is a parent/child class which will explore the many mediums of art in a fun and free flowing environment. We will celebrate “messes” and encourage experimentation! Children will become familiar with: paint, clay, fiber art, drawing and printing. They will learn about famous artists such as Vincent vanGogh and Claude Monet! At the end of each class, the child will have a “Mommy & Me Masterpiece” to take home.


     

     
NEW! Kids Introduction into Fiber Arts Class
Ages 8 -12
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Starts October 9th
$75 (4 weeks)


   
In this introduction to the fiber arts , students will weave, sew, print onto textiles, dye fabrics and explore cloth batik.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW!  Handbuilding Ceramics Class 
Open to All Ages
Saturdays 11:00 am -12:00 pm

 Starts October 4th
$75 (4 weeks)

Students will learn a variety of handbuilding ceramic techniques . We will fire & glaze each piece. All ages are welcome! Parent & child combo's are great!


 

 

 

Kim Bates- Digital Photography Class     

Photography by Kim Bates 

$90

Starts October 30th (classes begin for the month of November)
 Thursdays  6:30 to 8:30pm   12 yrs and up  (4 weeks) 
Bring 2-3 recently taken photos, your camera and its
instructions.  No digital camera? You can even use your cell phone!

 

 


Elly Hobgood Paint Group  $30

"Ruffles and Ridges" Watercolor by Elly Hobgood

Saturday, November 1st 1 pm – 5 pm &

NEW! Now offering Weekday Classes too! Wednesday, November 5th 12:30-4:30 pm       

Come and paint our watercolor projects geared towards
those with some watercolor experience. 
 

 

 

John Horne  -  Drawing Classes 

"Front Porch II" Mixed Medium by John Horne

 
Teen Drawing Starts October 4th     $80
Saturdays  12:45-2:00pm            Teen (4 Weeks)           
Young artists of all levels are encouraged to explore various mediums with
hands - on demonstrations & examples by interactive instruction.

 

 

 

Linda Maphet’s -Oil & Acrylic Painting

 "Fiddler" Oil by Linda Maphet

 

                             Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm    Adults & Teens                    (4 weeks)      $100                                       Thursdays   1:30 pm - 3:30 pm     Adults & Teens      (4 weeks)       $100

A traditional approach to drawing into painting in acrylics and oils through guided instruction.
Starts October 2nd

 

 

 

Jim Rivera - C.A.C.I.- Cherokee Arts Center Improv         $52
 Starts October 7th
 Tuesdays from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Ages 15 and up (4 weeks)

         
Photo by Lisa Kaye Kinsler

Feedback from the Improv Students!
"Absolutely loved it! Looking Forward to the next class!"
"Jim did a great job fostering creativity from the Group"
"Jim has a great grasp of where he is taking this course!"
"Great energy!"

Interested in Acting or Comedy?  Interested in being creative and want to learn more about Improvisational theater?  Have free time on Tuesdays from 6:30 -8:30 pm?  Improv is proven to:

Enhance your Self-Confidence!
Enhance your Listening and Observations Skills!
Enhance Public Speaking Skills!
Enhance Comfort in Social Settings!
Enhance Brainstorming Abilities!
Enhance Team Building Skills!
Have a Great Time!

Cherokee Arts Center Improv is dedicated to the proposition that all things can be funny, amusing, entertaining, hilarious, absurd, comical, ludicrous, whimsical, bizarre, droll, farcical, comic, or facetious.
We will entertain!