After School Arts Program

After School Arts Program

 

The After School Arts Program (ASAP) provides equitable and enhanced access to the arts. ASAP offers free classes covering the full spectrum of creative disciplines: visual, performing, literary, and culinary. ASAP aims to make a meaningful difference in the lives of youth in our community, reinforce academics, improve self-esteem, and inspire creativity. All ASAP classes are free!

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Spring 2020 Classes 

Color Adventure
Grades K-2
Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
January 23 – March 13
Experiment with communication and expression through color. Students will learn color schemes, color-mixing, as well as composition with color, while creating art pieces in acrylic paint.

Clay for Kids
Grades K-2
Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
January 23 – February 13
At LaLa Gallery, 511 Ferry Street, Lafayette
Join Angela Taylor at LaLa Gallery as she introduces students to a wide range of clay construction methods, glazing techniques, and tactile experiences. Students will create multiple works of clay art in this exciting, hands-on class!

Making Mobiles
Grades 2 – 4
Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
January 20 – March 9
Sculptor and art educator Nicole Ingalls will teach students how to make kinetic sculptures and mobiles.

Clay Studio
Grades 3-5
Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
February 27 – March 19
At LaLa Gallery, 511 Ferry Street, Lafayette
Young artists will work in a professional clay studio with LaLa Gallery owner Angela Taylor. This class offers expanded ideas for the construction and decoration of clay objects.

Ukulele for Beginners
Grades 3-5
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
February 18 – April 14
Learn how to play the popular portable instrument in this ukulele course with local musician Howard Vogel. Students will be able to borrow an instrument for the duration of this class.

Music & Moves: An Intro to Musical Theatre
Grades 3 – 6
Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
January 20 – March 9
Singing and dancing in front of people can be scary. But it can also be the most fun thing you’ll ever do! In this class, students will gain confidence learning music and dance choreography. They will learn how to read sheet music, explore their full range of movement, learn beginning dance terminology, increase their stamina, and discover their singing voices. They will get the opportunity to perform solo and in a group as we use the eight weeks to prepare a song and dance number from a musical!

Musical Journeys Violin Ensemble
Grades 3 – 6
Mondays, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
January 6 – April 20
Join us on our adventure as a violin ensemble as we travel the world through music! Explore music from all around the globe while we learn to play as an ensemble. Along the way, we’ll learn new violin skills while we also practice note-reading, counting, and playing multi-part music. This ensemble is best for students who have at least 6 months experience playing their violin.

Digital Painting
Grades 5 – 8
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
January 23 – March 12
Discover how you can use technology to create art! This class will teach students how to create paintings on digital tablets.

Poetic Explorations
Grades 5 – 8
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
January 22 – February 26
Create and explore poetry through writing exercises, discussion, and visual art in this 6-week class with local artist Alyse Chinnock.

Intro to Improv
Grades 6 – 9
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
January 22 – March 11
Learn the basic rules of improvisational acting by playing numerous interactive games. This class will allow students to use their imagination, creativity, and gain confidence along the way!

Banjo Jam
Grades 5–12
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
February 18 – April 14
Learn to pluck and play the folksiest instrument around! Teachers from the Indiana Fiddlers Gathering will teach students how to play several tunes and the basics of jamming with others.

Practicing Painting
Grades 8 – 12
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
January 22 – March 11
Practice your painting and learn new techniques with local artist Bekki Canine during this 8-week class.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

This program is made possible by community support from:
The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette Life, The Carole King Team, and Round the Fountain Art Fair.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ASAP:
Contact Ann Fields Monical, Chief Operating Officer, at coo@tippecanoearts.org or call (765) 423-ARTS.