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Arts & More

Exposure to the arts from an early age is critical to the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional development of children.

Art Classes

Friday Fun Club (Ages 5 -10)

Join us on select Fridays of the month for fun activities, including art activities, craft projects and games. Wear clothes that can get messy and bring a water bottle. Parents, have a little quiet time while the kids have fun with us!

Friday • 6:15 – 8:15pm • Meyer Center
Sept. 10th • Sept. 24th • Oct. 8th • Oct. 22nd • Nov. 5th • Nov. 19th • ONE DAY CLASS!
Full Privilege Members $18 • Basic Members $22 • Non-Members $27

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Sewing & Finger Knitting (Ages 7+)

This class will learn the basic sewing and finger/arm knitting to create projects.

Drawing & Painting (Ages 7+)

This class will focus on using a variety of mediums to learn to draw and paint!

Other Offerings

Safe Sitter (Ages 11+)

Calling all baby-sitters 11 and up! This nationally recognized, medically accurate, hands-on class teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies such as injury management and choking rescue while caring for children. Students will learn the basics of childcare through games, activities and role play. Course includes a Safe Sitters tote bag starter kit and manual ($30 value). Class size is limited. Pizza will be provided for lunch.

One Day Class! Class size limited.
Saturday | 8:30am – 4:00pm | Meyer Center
January 15th & April 9th

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Edwardsville Arts Center Classes

The Edwardsville Art Center Inspires the lives of youth and the creative spirit of adults through classes, exhibits, and cultural events. Courses are offered at the Edwardsville High School in well-equipped classrooms (D120 & D160). Classes are taught by professionally educated working artists from the Edwardsville area.

6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025
*On the Campus of Edwardsville High School (618) 655-0337

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Edwardsville YMCA