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EXPLORE YOUR INNER ARTIST WITH SUMMER PROGRAMS AT KRASL ART CENTER

Krasl Art Center (KAC) is proud to announce their summer 2019 class and workshop schedule,offering unique weekly youth camps and diverse adult classes from May 11 through August 27, 2019. Classes are open to both members and non-members of all age ranges and skill levels. Students must register 10 days before class begins either online or by calling or stopping by KAC at 707 Lake Boulevard, St. Joseph, Mich. Full class information is available online at krasl.org, or pick up a copy of KAC’s summer newsletter, Art Update, to learn more.
Add some artistic fun to your child’s summer! Weekly youth camps are scheduled from June – August, and include camps like Nature Fort Building, Mural Magic, Create Your Own Comic Book,and Shakespeare in the Sun. Camps range from $100 – $135, and are available for children 5-7 and 8-12 years. Youth Classes offer a weekly taste of multiple artistic disciplines in KAC’s Summer Art Sampler or Mud Makers and Mud Puppies beginning June 17. Visit krasl.org for full class listings and to register.
Adult/teen (ages 13+) summer classes include Large-scale Woodcut Printmaking, multiple introductory classes in ceramics and painting, and three photography courses. For those wanting to explore multiple artistic passions, Krasl Art Center introduces four, two-week Art Exploration Series, where students will explore ceramics, pallet knife painting, image transfers, and photograms.
Looking for a quick and creative experience beyond the classroom? Register for a one-day visiting artist workshop like Smartphone Photo Art, Sgraffito Clay Techniques, or Metal Clay and Copper Enamel Earrings & Pendants. For intermediate and advanced students, KAC invites you to apply to the 2D or Clay Artist Guild to work independently in our studios.
Krasl Art Center is proud to offer many free and fun art activities! Beginning May 8, join us at the Benton Harbor Public Library on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for Family Nights from 4 – 5:30 PM (5 – 6:30 PM on May 8) or on the second Saturday at KAC from 11 am-12:30 pm for Family Days. Adults and children work together on fun art activities like Painting and Planting, Artmobiles, DIY Paper Kites, and Famous Artist Finger Puppets during these free events. Visitkrasl.org/education/free-and-fun to learn more!
For more information about classes and workshops offered at KAC, please visit krasl.org or call 269.983.0271. Register with complete payment online, by phone, or drop-off. Scholarships are available for families with financial need.
Krasl Art Center is a nonprofit art museum and learning center that enriches the lives of people living in or visiting Southwest Michigan by delivering enlightening art experiences through diverse education opportunities, meaningful events and high quality exhibits and collections. KAC’s mission is to inspire meaningful change and strengthen community through the visual arts. To learn more, visit krasl.org.