Open enrollment Children’s Art Studio Spring 2009

Lawton_Press Release_Open enrollment for "Children's Art Studio" has begun and will run through February 7.  This program previously known as the "School of the Arts" is in its sixth year.  Only the name has been changed, it is still the same great program!

Classes begin February 7 at the Town Hall/Carnegie Library, 5th & B Avenue located in downtown Lawton and runs through March 14.  The program is designed for student's in grades three through six. Six classes (sessions) meet each Saturday, 9:00 am to noon (light snack provided). Three sessions focus on pottery and three sessions focus on sketching and painting. In addition, students are taught art vocabulary, color theory, and to how to care and clean art supplies.  Students are also taught art exhibit etiquette for their own show to be held in the McMahon Memorial Auditorium Lobby.  A date for the "Young Artists Exhibit" will be announced at a later date.

Tuition is $30/semester and scholarships are available (limited first come first serve basis).  Registration forms are available online at www.cityof.lawton.ok.us/LAHC or at the Arts & Humanities Division office, 801 NW Ferris, located at the west entrance of McMahon Memorial Auditorium.  Office hours are 8am-12 noon and 1-5 pm, Monday - Friday.

The program is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council, City of Lawton, Lawton Arts & Humanities Council, and the Lawton Public School System. For more information, call 580-581-3470 or 581-3471.