The Darien Arts Center is offering a variety of creative opportunities, including visual arts workshops for children and adults.
View all classes and workshops and register at darienarts.org. The Darien Arts Center is located at 2 Renshaw Road in Darien, behind the Town Hall. For more information, call (203) 655-8683. Here’s the Winter/Spring catalog. Here’s where to register.
FOR AGES 3 THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL:
Maker Station: Fantasy Inventions, ages 6-11, Saturday, 1:00-3:00pm, Mar. 10. Use STEAM skills and create inventions from imagination using new and recycled materials to problem solve and build new tools for everyday life. $40.
DANCE and MARTIAL ARTS: See catalog for tuition, dates and times.
Dance classes for all levels, ages 3 & up include Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Teen Lyrical, Teen Contemporary, Modern, Broadway Dance, Tap, and Pointe. Martial Arts for all ages 4 & up, the art of Karate and Kung Fu, focusing on self-discipline, self-control, self-defense and fun.
Private Instruction in Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello, Flute, Percussion, Voice – 30 min for $50, 45 min for $75 or 1 hour lessons for $99. Through June 15.
—Portrait Basics — SATURDAYS, 12 noon–3 p.m., Mar. 3-Mar. 10. Beginning to intermediate students will learn how to draw the human head from frontal, three-quarter and and profile views. Includes a field trip to Metropolitan Museum of Art. $80.
—Plein Air Painting — SATURDAYS, 12 noon-2 p.m., May 5 and May 12. A 2-day workshop at Weed Beach and Pear Tree Point in Darien. The fundamentals (proportion, values, color) will be explained and every level is welcome. A great hands-on experience for the artist who wishes to get out of the studio and enjoy the natural beauty of the Long Island Sound. $80.
BALLET, TAP or MARTIAL ARTS:
10-class card for $160