The Chesterton Art Center Events

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Published on November 06, 2019 with No Comments

November Cookies and Canvas

The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting the November Cookies and Canvas on Friday, Nov. 15. Children ages 3-7 can attend from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., and ages 8 & up can attend from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This fun art evening will include an 8″ x 10″ fox-themed, stretched canvas painting, as well as cookies and juice. The cost is $10 per child, or $5 for those who are members of the Chesterton Art Center. All interested students must register and pay no later than Thursday, November 14. For a full list of children’s art classes, visit The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., in Chesterton

Art center lists children’s programming for November

The Chesterton Art Center is offering monthly children’s art classes throughout the school year. Classes are designed for preschool, elementary, home school, middle school, and high school ages.  Students of all ages will actively participate in learning, while studying one of the major movements of modern art history each month.  All classes will include drawing throughout the month in some form. Students will be exposed to a mix of mediums, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage, drawing, weaving, paper arts, etc.

The schedule of classes is as follows:

Monday, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Home School 8-15-year-olds

Monday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Elementary 7-12-year-olds

Tuesday, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Preschool 3-5-year-olds

Tuesday, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Elementary 5-8-year-olds

Wednesday, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Preschool 3-5-year-olds

Wednesday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Elementary 5-8-year-olds

Thursday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Elementary 7-12-year-olds

Thursday, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Middle School grades 5-8

Friday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., High School grades 9-12

Tuition is $90 per month for high school, middle school, elementary, and home school students (the member rate is $70), and $75 for preschool students (the member rate is $55). Families must be current members of the Chesterton Art Center to receive the member rate. Supplies and a nut-free snack are included. Students must register and pay before the first classA $20 fee will be added to any late payments made after the 10th of each month.

During the month of November, students will learn about the Impressionism Movement. Early artists who influenced and started the movement will be discussed. Painting will be a big focus this month as well as color.  Children will learn how to use color as a tool in all artwork as the class discusses color theory throughout the month.

The art center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton. To learn more, call 219-926-4711 or visit

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