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Youth Classes

Class Full. Please sign up for session 2 if you would like participate this semester. : Tiny Masters – Session 1

An art exploration class for children who are ready to make the transition to attending class independently. Easel painting, play dough, and a mystery project each week. Potty trained appreciated, but not required.

 

4 spots left: Tiny Masters – Session 2

An art exploration class for children who are ready to make the transition to attending class independently. Easel painting, play dough, and a mystery project each week. Potty trained appreciated, but not required.

 

Art Incredibles

Whether you are invisible, fast, or shoot lasers from your eyes, you can use your special powers to create costumes, pop art paintings, comic strips, and stop motion video.

Class Full. E-mail info@arthausdecorah.org to be put on the waiting list. : Mission Moon: First Lego League JR

Take part in the FIRST LEGO League Junior Season, Mission Moon.  This class is about creative Lego building to solve a problem and so much more.  The group will get to talk with a real NASA engineer who helped with Space Station landings, work with rockets, and those interested may participate in a community presentation at a FIRST competition.  Material fee covers the FIRST curriculum and kit that each group shares in their build.

3 spots left: Pinball ARtCADE

Game design is a popular dream job today, but before video game designers there were pinball machine designers.  Join us as we combine STEAM education with design knowledge to create spinners, bumpers, ramps and more in a theme of your choice.  Take $10 off your material fees, by allowing ArtHaus to use your completed machine in our Back to the 80s Artcade event on December 14 and 15.  Use the coupon code: ARTCADE when registering.  Machines will be returned Dec 17.

Girls Who Code

For the second year Decorah area girls are coming together to solve a problem within Decorah using technology.  Girls can help write the technological future that shapes our world.  We need them at the table.  This safe and supportive environment of peers and role models help girls see themselves as computer scientists.

Cartooning And Character Design – A Starting Point!

During this course, we will explore how to transition from life drawing and more traditional art styles, to simplified, dynamic cartooning. Starting with the basics of sketching, style, and shape, ending with the fine tuning of an original cartoon character, that we will develop throughout the class.

1 hour Saturday rental of the Art Studio: Creativity Your Way

Creativity Your Way is for individuals or groups of all ages and of any number who would like to reserve the studio space for an hour or more of fun.  

$7.50 per person/per hour includes use of ALL MATERIALS. From weaving to printmaking, painting to paper circuits, wood burning to glass etching, we have it all.  Click here for more on materials available.  A studio assistant will be present to help you find materials, but will not be providing instruction. Snacks and beverages may be brought in.

Reservations must be made at least a week in advance and be on Saturdays after 1 pm and ending before midnight. 

To make a reservation click add to cart, change the quantity to the number of people who will be using the studio at that time.  (If you need assistance with checkout call us at 563-382-5440.)  Under the category Additional Information, please leave the date and times that you would like to reserve for.  You will hear from us within the week to make arrangements.

No refunds will be made unless ArtHaus is not able to provide space at a desired time.

All Ages: Troll Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-a-longs in the ArtHaus Studio.  Enjoys a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings.  Parents are welcome to register to paint along side their children or collaborate on a painting together (Price is per canvas).  Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline, Montessori and Carrie Lee.

All Ages: Unicorn Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-a-longs in the ArtHaus Studio.  Enjoys a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings.  Parents are welcome to register to paint along side their children or collaborate on a painting together (price per canvas).  Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline, Montessori and Carrie Lee.

All Ages: Shark Cookies and Canvas

All ages are welcome to join ArtHaus in paint-a-longs in the ArtHaus Studio. Enjoys a treat of cookies and milk alongside your paintings. Parents are welcome to register to paint along side their children or collaborate on a painting together (Price is per canvas). Walking School Bus is provided from John Cline, Montessori and Carrie Lee.

Registration is closed. Please contact Kristen Underwood for any questions. : The Cemetery Walk

Work with director Kristen Underwood of Upstart Crow Theatreworks to create a character inspired by a past resident of Decorah. Theatre games, voice, diction exercises and individual acting coaching will give you the tools you need to bring your character to life in this living history, outdoor theatre event slated for Sunday, September 23rd in beautiful Phelps Cemetery.

Adults are volunteer.  Please register with the coupon code CWalk to eliminate the cost of the class if you are an adult willing to participate.

Rehearsals will be twice a week for 4 weeks on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Rehearsal times are Wednesdays 6-7:30 & Saturdays 10:30-noon