Savannah Cultural Arts Center Offers COVID-Friendly Art Classes


The new standard is being able to do the things you once did in a crowd or in person through your laptops and smartphones. If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it has taught us to do anything virtually.

The same could be said for the Savannah Cultural Arts Center and the new way they are offering virtual classes to youth and adults this spring.

With many young people in the city already familiar with website browsing and video features due to their virtual learning time, opportunities to take advantage of virtual art classes are plentiful thanks to the Arts Center website. cultural.

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“During our winter virtual class series, we showed how great interactive drama classes and personal visual arts classes can be. an email to Do Savannah.

“With new offerings for ages 5 through adults, we look forward to bringing the arts to a wider savannah with affordable and free course options.”

These affordable and free classes for young people are scheduled to begin with Artist Adventures classes, April 5 through May 10. The classes will help 9-12 year olds have fun creating their own couple’s art with famous works of art from all over. the world.

Classes are held Mondays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and cost $ 25 for city residents and $ 35 for non-residents. There is no material provided for the lessons.

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Teens aged 13-17 can take advantage of the Art Journaling course which will teach them how to express their artistic talents in writing. Classes, Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., run from April 7 to May 12 and are free. Participants are requested to have a notebook with pages thick enough for painting, drawing pencils, paint, clear packing tape and various collage materials.

For teenage comedians, or those who want to start participating in the arts, there is the Drama Adventures in Oz course or the On Stage course! Drama lessons for teenagers. Both cost $ 25 for city residents ($ 35 for non-residents) and will teach attendees how to prepare to perform on and off stage.

The Drama Adventures in Oz course has separate sessions for participants ages 5-7 and 8-12 and both will run on Tuesdays (3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.) from April 6 to May 11. The course material is included with the registration. and are available for curbside pickup at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center.

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The on stage! The Teen Drama Course, for participants aged 13-15, will take place from Monday April 5 to May 10. Classes will use improvisation, promote character development and physical expression.

For those who are more adept with their hands, there are the Teen Clay classes ($ 40 for city residents, $ 50 for non-residents). Taking place on Fridays from April 9 to May 14, classes include clay which can also be obtained via curbside pickup at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center and will conclude with the presentation of completed pieces by participants.

For adults, there are collage exploration classes ($ 30 / $ 40, material not included), introductory and intermediate classes for introduction to manual construction ($ 30 / $ 40), sculptures in clay and theater subjects, which are free for all participants.

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Topics will take place on Thursdays from April 1 to May 27 and will include individual lessons on improv basics (April 1), acting fundamentals (April 15), costume design (April 29) , Theater Trends (May 15) and on the final week of the course, Physical Theater as Self-Expression and Self-Care on May 29.

All courses are available on a walk-in basis and do not require any special material.

For all classes, youth and adults, can be registered on the Savannah Cultural Arts Center website at savannahga.gov/CulturalArtsCenter or by phone at 912-651-6783. Financial aid is also available for youth classes for SCCPSS students aged 17 and under who receive a free or reduced lunch.

Learn more about the Savannah Cultural Arts Center website.


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