Registration begins February 6 for Arkansas Arts Center Museum School Junior Arts AcademyJan 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education
(LITTLE ROCK, AR) – Registration begins Monday, February 6 for the Arkansas Arts Center Museum School’s Junior Arts Academy. Junior Arts Academy will be held June 4- 15, 2012, Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This annual summer program provides both visual and theatrical arts instruction to 6-9 year olds. This year’s theme is Fractured Fairy Tales, where students will alter different components of traditional fairy tales, giving them a modern spin. Visual arts projects include making collages, working with clay, wood working, mask making, painting and large group projects. Theatrical instruction will include pantomime, improvisation and movement. The two-week program culminates with Play and Display where students show off the work they have created, and perform original short plays on the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre stage.
Tuition for Junior Arts Academy is $495. Arkansas Arts Center Members receive a discount. Scholarships are available to help offset the cost of tuition. Inquire when registering. To register, visit www.arkarts.com. Registration is limited. Due to the popularity of this program, early registration is recommended.
A family membership provides a $99 savings on this summer’s Junior Arts Academy. Join today and enjoy all other Family Membership level benefits for one full year. To become an Arkansas Arts Center member, call 501-372-4000, or visit www.arkarts.com.
Location: Arkansas Arts Center—9th & Commerce, Little Rock, AR 72202
Gallery Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday through Saturday
11 AM to 5 PM Sunday
Closed Monday & Major Holidays
Junior Arts Academy Sponsor: Blue Bell Creameries, LP
Junior Arts Academy Scholarship Sponsor: Rebsamen Fund
Museum School Season Sponsors: Windgate Charitable Foundation; Trinity Foundation; The Dorothea Lawrence Gilbert Fund for Art Enrichment and Outreach; Cindy and Greg Feltus; and Edmonda and Richard M. Logue M.D. and Marcus Worth Logue Memorial Gift
Museum School Season Partner: City of North Little Rock
Arkansas Arts Center programs are supported in part by: the City of Little Rock; Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and the National Endowment for the Arts.