Youth Classes

December 2019

Adult, Youth

Water and Coastal Scenes in Watercolor (Ages 13 to adult)

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

This workshop focuses on the unique properties of watercolor to depict water and coastal scenes.  Painting moving water such as waves and still water with reflections will be studied along with different coastal landscapes.  Learn how to convey jagged cliffs, rocks, and sandy shore beaches and how the different colors of water depict water depth ...

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Youth

Drawing to Painting (Ages 10 – 17)

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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4 Sundays
December 1 - December 22
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

In this class students will work from examples with the objective of turning a drawing into a painting.  Students will learn the canvas sketching process, be introduced to acrylic painting, and color theory.  Previous painting experience is not required. NO CLASS 12/29; still a 4 class session. Supply list: Assortment of pencils Sharpie Ink Pen ...

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Youth

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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6 Thursdays
November 7 - December 19
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning! This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students. We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity. Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics. Students ...

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Youth

Art Play: Music (Ages 8 – 18) For musicians with autism.

December 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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3 Thursdays
December 5 - December 19
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Art Play: Music classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with sound and music. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Students must: -Respond to verbal direction -Independently toilet -Not require 1 on 1 ...

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Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

December 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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3 Fridays
December 6 - December 20
3 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Family Art Labs (December 2019)

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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January 2020

Youth

Comics and Figure Art (Ages 10 – 17)

January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Sundays
January 5 - January 26
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

Beginners and intermediate students alike are welcome to join Kevin in this character and figure development class!  Students will learn how to create or advance their own comics characters and learn or advance their understanding of figure drawing.  Those with experience will expand their skill by creating characters in sequential format and backgrounds. Topics will ...

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Youth

Art For Young People (Grades K – 3)

January 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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4 Tuesdays
January 7 - January 28
4 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join fine artist Beth Ivens in this exciting art series for your little budding artists! Children will be introduced to basic art principles such as line, texture, color and composition while working with a variety of art materials. Each week we will focus on a new skill as we explore animal drawing, the still ...

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Youth

S.T.E.A.M – Homeschool (Ages 6 – 12)

January 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
January 8 - February 12
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

Come and explore S.T.E.A.M. education where the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math come together and intersect to create rich, diverse, project-based learning experiences.  Students will learn how these five disciplines influence and affect each other through hands on learning and application.  Sign up and join us as we question, design, build, create, ...

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Adult, Youth

Drawing Animals (Ages 14 to adult)

January 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
January 8 - February 12
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This drawing class is for all levels of artists!  Students will learn how to create texture and depth in a drawing of their favorite pet or animal immortalizing them forever.  Instruction will begin with pencils but then students will be welcome to explore other mediums.  Learn to choose the best photo for a great drawing ...

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Youth

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

January 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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6 Thursdays
January 9 - February 13
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning! This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students. We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity. Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics. Students ...

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Youth

Art Play: Acting & Improv (Ages 8 – 18) For actors with autism.

January 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
January 9 - January 30
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

ArtPlay: Acting & Improv classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in improvisation exercises to build and reinforce basic and successful social interaction skills. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Supply list: None. ...

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Adult, Youth

Funtastical Paper Flowers™ (Ages 12 to adult)

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Join your friends for some fantastical flower fun!  Learn easy-to-make, colorful origami flowers embellished with a variety of options.  Create the perfect handmade gift or captivation centerpiece for every occasion.  All materials will be provided. Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

January 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Fridays
January 17 - January 31
3 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Adult, Youth

Creating Luminous Flowers in Watercolor (Ages 13 to adult)

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

This workshop explores ways to paint flowers with a fresh luminous glow.  The purity of watercolor is ideal for capturing raw, clean colors, and delicate petals.  The translucent paint allows the white of the paper to shine through like light through a stained-glass window.  Time will be spent selecting appropriate backgrounds for a variety of ...

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Adult, Youth

Zentangle® – Enjoy Drawing Effortlessly! (Ages 12 to adult)

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Zentangle® is easy, fun and stress-free. Learn everything you need to create beautiful designs that can be combined, altered and repeated to create unlimited images. If you can draw the letters ‘I’ ‘C’ ‘S’ and ‘O’, you can “tangle.” Zentangle® promotes a sense of well-being. No matter your skill level, you will experience success and a sense ...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Weekend – Youth Art Contest

January 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Calling all artists in Kindergarten through 12th grade! To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. please join us for Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Weekend - Youth Art Contest.

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Adult, Youth

Jump Start – Watercolor Basics (Ages 13 to adult)

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $120
Non-Members: $150

This six-hour introductory workshop provides a solid understanding of important basic watercolor techniques and theory for beginner watercolorists and those who feel they want a “refresher” course. Some drawing experience is helpful but not essential. There will be instructional lecture time with ample “hands on” instructor assistance.  This workshop condenses two previous 4 hour workshops ...

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Family Art Labs ( January 2020)

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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February 2020

Adult, Youth

Outside the Traditional Watercolor Box (Ages 13 to adult)

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

This workshop will cover two different methods of working in watercolor: ink and watercolor, and limited palette of colors.  Students will select one of these methods to produce a painting during the workshop after some lecture and instructional time is spent learning and discussing the concept of value and technique of color layering.  Prior watercolor ...

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Adult, Youth

Recycle into Art (Individual Ages 16+ or Parent & Child)

February 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Saturdays
February 1 - March 7
6 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $150
Non-Members: $188

Create your own art pieces: collages, assemblages, or sculptures from recyclable materials (paper, plastic boxes/bags, cartons, cardboard, bottles, etc.) or the ordinary items otherwise disposed.  We will begin by making collages from leftover or recyclable papers and cartons (old envelopes, magazines, boxes, etc.).  In the second class we will make paper-mache to use for future ...

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Youth

Drawing I & II (Ages 10 – 17)

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Sundays
February 2 - February 23
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I.  We will also revisit previous lessons making this course great for beginners as well.  Beginners will move further with their creativity and intermediate artists will be given new challenges to face.  Still life, perspective, scaling and proportions, shading techniques, and one ...

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Youth

Art For Young People (Grades K – 3)

February 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Tuesdays
February 4 - February 25
4 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join fine artist Beth Ivens in this exciting art series for your little budding artists! Children will be introduced to basic art principles such as line, texture, color and composition while working with a variety of art materials. Each week we will focus on a new skill as we explore animal drawing, the still ...

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Adult, Youth

Cartooning (Ages 13 to adult)

February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
February 5 - February 26
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $157

Learn the art of cartooning with freelance comic artist and illustrator Ian Miller.  Cartooning is fun, exciting, and a great way to express complex ideas such as satire, caricature, and humor.  In this class Ian will lead students through basic cartooning drawing skills, character design and turnarounds, expressions and exaggeration, and the completion of a ...

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Youth

Art Play: Dance (Ages 8 – 18) For dancers with autism.

February 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
February 6 - February 27
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

Art Play: Dance classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in movement and music. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Supply list: None. Wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes. Students must: -Respond ...

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Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

February 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Fridays
February 7 - February 28
4 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Adult, Youth

Realistic Seasonal Watercolor Landscapes (Ages 13+)

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

One of the most important elements of a captivating landscape is realistic trees, shrubs, and seasonal foliage.  This session will focus on mastering the techniques to produce convincing lush greenery, bare branches, and flowering plants in landscape settings.  Attention will be paid to color mixing to achieve seasonal hues.  Perspective principles will be reviewed and ...

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Youth

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

February 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Thursdays
February 20 - April 2
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning! This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students. We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity. Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics. Students ...

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Family Art Labs (February 2020)

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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March 2020

Youth

Drawing to Painting (Ages 10 – 17)

March 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Sundays
March 1 - March 29
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

Price: $110 Member/$140 Non-Member Min/Max: 4/15 In this class students will work from examples with the objective of turning a drawing into a painting.  Students will learn the canvas sketching process, be introduced to acrylic painting, and color theory.  Previous painting experience is not required. NO CLASS 3/15; still a 4 class session. Supply list: ...

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Youth

Art For Young People (Grades K – 3)

March 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Tuesdays
March 3 - March 31
4 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join fine artist Beth Ivens in this exciting art series for your little budding artists! Children will be introduced to basic art principles such as line, texture, color and composition while working with a variety of art materials. Each week we will focus on a new skill as we explore animal drawing, the still ...

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Youth

Art Play: Visual Art (Ages 8 – 18) For artists with autism.

March 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Thursdays
March 5 - March 26
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Art Play: Visual Art classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the arts while focusing on identity development, self-awareness, self-esteem, social communication, and building positive coping skills. This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Students must: -Respond to verbal direction -Independently toilet -Not require 1 on 1 supervision ...

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Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

March 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Fridays
March 6 - March 27
3 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Youth

Life is a Circus (Ages 8 – 14)

March 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $25
Non-Members: $32

Step right up to the greatest workshop you’ve ever taken!  Your dreams of joining the circus start right here at the Alliance for the Arts.  Join local circus superstars for an experience you’ll never forget and memories you’ll always keep.  Utilizing and growing circus skills, artists from Wild Ace Entertainment will teach youthful students the ...

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Adult, Youth

Realistic Watercolor Skies (Ages 13 to adult)

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

Painting realistic skies can be intimidating, even for the most experienced watercolor painter.  Learn the secrets to capturing bright sunshine and clouds, stormy skies and brilliant sunsets.  You will complete small paintings using each of these types of skies and adding a simple landscape that complements the sky’s atmospheric theme.  After this workshop you will ...

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Adult, Youth

Funtastical Paper Flowers™ (Ages 12 to adult)

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Join your friends for some fantastical flower fun!  Learn easy-to-make, colorful origami flowers embellished with a variety of options.  Create the perfect handmade gift or captivation centerpiece for every occasion.  All materials will be provided. Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Youth

Spring Break Camp: Seussical KIDS

March 16, 2020 - March 21, 2020
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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$235

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat, our narrator, tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child, who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton's challenge is twofold ...

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Adult, Youth

Sparkling Watercolor Still Life Painting (Ages 13 to adult)

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

Add “life” to you still life paintings! No more drab, dull scenes that look stale and static.  Students will learn techniques to achieve a dynamic watercolor still life with realism and sparkle. There will be instructor demonstrations of various techniques with ample time for student hands on practice prior to completing a dynamic still life ...

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Adult, Youth

Zentangle® – Enjoy Drawing Effortlessly! (Ages 12 to adult)

March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Zentangle® is easy, fun and stress-free. Learn everything you need to create beautiful designs that can be combined, altered and repeated to create unlimited images. If you can draw the letters ‘I’ ‘C’ ‘S’ and ‘O’, you can “tangle.” Zentangle® promotes a sense of well-being. No matter your skill level, you will experience success and a sense ...

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Family Art Labs (March 2020)

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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April 2020

Youth

Art Play: Music (Ages 8 – 18) For musicians with autism.

April 2, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
5 Thursdays
April 2 - April 30
5 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $55
Non-Members: $55

Art Play: Music classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with sound and music. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Students must: -Respond to verbal direction -Independently toilet -Not require 1 on 1 ...

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Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

April 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Fridays
April 3 - April 24
4 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Youth

Comics and Figure Art (Ages 10 – 17)

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Sundays
April 5 - April 26
3 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

Beginners and intermediate students alike are welcome to join Kevin in this character and figure development class!  Students will learn how to create or advance their own comics characters and learn or advance their understanding of figure drawing.  Those with experience will expand their skill by creating characters in sequential format and backgrounds. NO CLASS ...

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Youth

Art For Young People (Grades K – 3)

April 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Tuesdays
April 7 - April 28
3 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $58
Non-Members: $73

Come join fine artist Beth Ivens in this exciting art series for your little budding artists! Children will be introduced to basic art principles such as line, texture, color and composition while working with a variety of art materials. Each week we will focus on a new skill as we explore animal drawing, the still ...

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Youth

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

April 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Thursdays
April 9 - May 14
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning! This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students. We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity. Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics. Students ...

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Family Art Labs (April 2020)

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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May 2020

Youth

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

May 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
5 Fridays
May 1 - May 29
5 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $55
Non-Members: $55

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Youth

Drawing I & II (Ages 10 – 17)

May 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Sundays
May 3 - May 31
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I.  We will also revisit previous lessons making this course great for beginners as well.  Beginners will move further with their creativity and intermediate artists will be given new challenges to face.  Still life, perspective, scaling and proportions, shading techniques, and one ...

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Youth

Art For Young People (Grades K – 3)

May 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Tuesdays
May 5 - May 26
4 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join fine artist Beth Ivens in this exciting art series for your little budding artists! Children will be introduced to basic art principles such as line, texture, color and composition while working with a variety of art materials. Each week we will focus on a new skill as we explore animal drawing, the still ...

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Youth

Art Play: Acting & Improv (Ages 8 – 18) For actors with autism.

May 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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4 Thursdays
May 7 - May 28
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

ArtPlay Acting & Improv classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in improvisation exercises to build and reinforce basic and successful social interaction skills. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Supply list: None. ...

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Youth

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

May 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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6 Thursdays
May 21 - June 25
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning! This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students. We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity. Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics. Students ...

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Family Art Labs (May 2020)

May 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Free

Make creativity part of your family routine the 4th Saturday of each month during Family Art Lab!

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June 2020

Youth

Drawing to Painting (Ages 10 – 17)

June 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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4 Sundays
June 7 - June 28
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $140

In this class students will work from examples with the objective of turning a drawing into a painting.  Students will learn the canvas sketching process, be introduced to acrylic painting, and color theory.  Previous painting experience is not required. Supply list: Assortment of pencils Sharpie Ink Pen (black) 8 x 10 canvas boards – 4 ...

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Youth

Art Play: Dance (Ages 8 – 18) For dancers with autism.

June 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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3 Thursdays
June 11 - June 25
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $35

Art Play: Dance classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in movement and music. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Supply list: None. Wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes. Students must: -Respond ...

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Adult, Youth

Drawing AND Painting Flowers (Ages 16+)

June 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
June 24 - July 29
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Beginning to advanced students alike are invited to learn how to draw and paint beautiful flowers with professional, teaching artist Terry Lynn.  Students will start by learning how to draw flowers, morph into value control to make the petals bend, add color, and finally paint flowers with ease and flow.  Students will draw and paint ...

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July 2020

Youth

Art Play: Visual Art (Ages 8 – 18) For artists with autism.

July 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
July 9 - July 30
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

Art Play: Visual Art classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the arts while focusing on identity development, self-awareness, self-esteem, social communication, and building positive coping skills. This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Students must: -Respond to verbal direction -Independently toilet -Not require 1 on 1 supervision ...

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Youth

Comics and Figure Art (Ages 10 – 17)

July 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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3 Sundays
July 12 - July 26
3 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

Beginners and intermediate students alike are welcome to join Kevin in this character and figure development class!  Students will learn how to create or advance their own comics characters and learn or advance their understanding of figure drawing.  Those with experience will expand their skill by creating characters in sequential format and backgrounds. NO CLASS ...

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August 2020

Youth

Drawing I & II (Ages 10 – 17)

August 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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5 Sundays
August 2 - August 30
5 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $167

This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I.  We will also revisit previous lessons making this course great for beginners as well.  Beginners will move further with their creativity and intermediate artists will be given new challenges to face.  Still life, perspective, scaling and proportions, shading techniques, and one ...

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Youth

Art Play: Music (Ages 8 – 18) For musicians with autism.

August 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
August 6 - August 27
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $45

Art Play: Music classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with sound and music. In these classes students can gain confidence, build social skills, increase self-expression, and have fun! This class is run in partnership with Family Initiative Inc. Students must: -Respond to verbal direction -Independently toilet -Not require 1 on 1 ...

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