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ARTS CENTER...Something for everyone

Fall 2011 Newsletter

New Acquisition: Allen London “Country Jam”

3rd Annual Quilt Exhibt Events Meet & Greet Saturday, October 8th 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Visit the quilt exhibit and meet this years featured artist!

Peoples Choice Awards

Henry Lee Gorham “Party Time at Mae’s Café”

Best of Show and Viewers Choice awards will be announced on November 5th, 2011 so come by and place your vote!

Visit the “NEW” “Figurative Arts Collection” in the Hall Gallery Coming Soon! Intimacy & Immediacy November 17, 2011 - February 24, 2012 Reception November 17, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Hosted by The Moultrie Service League

Colquitt County Arts Center

Jim Touchton “Sense of Place”

“FALL FANTASY QUILT” RAFFLE Queen size pieced quilt in earth tones Made by Creative Quilters Quilt Guild & Quilted by Suzanne’s Quilt Shop Tickets $1 each or Six for $5 Drawing November 5, 2011 Winner need not be present

SAVE THE DATE Fall Evening in the Garden Leaf your worries behind and join us for Fun, Food, & A Fabulous Time Friday, September 30, 2011 @ 6:00 p.m. Arts Center Sculpture Garden $30 advance ticket/ $40 at the door Music provided by Angelie Alderman Menu Low Country Boil/Desserts by Beth Lee Garner/Beer & Wine

Kaleidoscope Museum This fall see Rodney Brightwell’s “Fossils of Little River” Collection

Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:00am - 1:00pm $3 per child

Swing on over For a Jungle Full of Fun


For more Information (229) 985-1922

Have Your Next Event at The Arts Center

Reserve your Wedding, Reception, Class Reunion, Birthday Party or Any Special Occasion

The Sensory & Sculpture Garden Is a perfect spot for an outdoor event. Beautifully maintained by The Moultrie Service League

Mrs. Lovedy’s Dance Theater


Classes begin September 12, 2011


All classes are on Monday 3-6 yrs ...4:00 - 4:45 Ballet & Tap 7-9 yrs...4:45 - 5:30 Ballet, Tap & Jazz 10-12 yrs...5:30 - 6:15 Ballet, Tap & Jazz Class fee is $50 per month $10 Recital fee & a costume fee of $40 per student will be due in October and should be paid to Mrs. Lovedy

We offer a variety of parties: Pottery Party Art Party Scavenger Hunt Party Puppet Party Dress Up Tea Party Cooking Party Rock Star Party

Supplies needed: Pink or black leotard, Pink footed tights, Pink ballet shoes, Black tap shoes & a Dance Bag (Please label all supplies with your dancer’s name)

Private Classes


Piano $50/month Ken Collier (2nd grade & up) 229-985-1495 Jimmy Norris(4th grade & up) 404-580-9247 Michael Ryce -229-891-0338

Violin, Viola, Cello, & Bass

Piano $75/month Ponda McKinney -229-589-1925

Regular session $50 Advanced session $75 Beth Miller-229-873-2484

PRIVATE ART LESSONS with Sam Null Call for lesson time and fee 229-921-2531 Scan the barcode at the left With your smart phone Barcode app and go to our Facebook page.

Drums with Michael Ryce $50/month 229-891-0338

GUITAR with Sam Null $50/month 229-921-2531

Voice $50/month

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Get away from it all and let painting take your stress away! Join instructor Kathy Nelson in creating a beautiful piece of art work on a 16 x 20 gallery wrap canvas using acrylic paints. Kathy will choose a still life to paint from and for only $70 you can create a piece you will be proud to display in your home. This is a 2 session class on 2 consecutive Thursdays. Call now and sign up!

Young Kid’s Basic Art with Leah Lane Gaines "Shape Art" 3-4 yr Monday 5:30-6:00 $40/month $15 supply Learn the basics of art! Colors and shapes and how to combine them all into wonderful works of art!

Jimmy Norris 404-580-9247

“Step 2 Art” 5-8yrs Tuesday 5:00-6:00 $50/month $20 supply

Michael Ryce 229-891-0338

Take art work to a whole new level! Mix media art classes involving painting, clay, drawing, etc.

Group & Private Ballroom Dance Lessons Join Amanda & Alan Hurst for both Latin and Smooth dances including East Coast and West Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, ChaCha, Salsa, and Quickstep! Young Adult Classes Adult Classes Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Thursdays 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. $65/month/couple or $35/person $65/month/couple or $35/person Private Lessons/$40/hour Available by appointment Please contact Amanda at

YOGA with Ponda McKinney Mondays: Senior Yoga

2:30 - 3:30

$50.00 monthly

Yoga is a good choice for seniors because it is gentle, easy method of improving health and quality of life. Many yoga poses can be modified so they can be performed in a chair, wheelchair, or even a bed.

Tuesdays: Integral Hatha Yoga

6:30 - 7:30

$75.00 monthly

You practice in poses, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation to improve your health and well being.

Wednesdays: Mommy and Me Yoga 1:15 - 2:15 $50.00 monthly You and your toddler will bond in yoga through the senses, singing, moving, learning, and breathing.

Thursdays: Kid Yoga 4:30 - 5:30 $50.00 monthly

For Elementary school children through pre-teen age, yoga can be a great source of exercise, relaxation and fun. Yoga is also a great tool for teaching children how to focus and manage negative feelings.

Private class: 6:30 - 7:30

$75.00 monthly

Learn to create a personal yoga practice to meet your needs.

了解中國(Learn Chinese) Beginner’s Chinese Language $45 per month/$5 supply fee Instructor name: Ling So, born & raised in Hong Kong. Learn how to write, read, listen and speak Chinese in fun and interactive environment. . Maybe a little about the Chinese culture, food, and more...

FREE First class in the first 2 weeks of Sept, 2011! No coupon needed! Just mention this flyer. Offer expires on Sept 9, 2011 . (excludes private lessons) Class A --Tuesdays starting Sept 6, 2011 5 pm to 5:45 pm Class B -- Monday starting Sept 12, 2011 4 pm to 4:45 pm Class C -- Tuesday starting Sept 6, 2011 3:15 pm to 4 pm Level II ..Tuesdays. starting Sept 6, 2011……………… …..4:00 pm to 4:45pm Private lessons available. Please ask for details. Class fee Discount for more than 1 child from the same family. The 2nd child will be $5 off per month. The 3rd or 4th child will be $10 off per month.

Mondays Play with Us! Performing arts skills builds muscle, brains, & self esteem as well as builds character, confidence, and creativity in the lives of students. Classes are designed to provide wholesome theatre experiences, skill building, and content to help students develop their character as well as their talent. Students will explore may elements of acting, including character development, movement, voice, audition, and improvisational skills. These will be taught through direct instruction, acting games, and exercises, as well as rehearsing and then performing.

Showstoppers 5:30- 6:30 (K-5th) $30/$50 production fee Learn acting skills through theater games, dance, voice, & other activities. Christmas Show: Polar Express Spring Show: Will be chosen by students Each student will select a monologue to perform for family and friends on May 21, 2012.

The Play’s the Thing Festival/Technical Class 6:30 - 7:30 (5-18 yrs) $45/$60 production fee This class will focus on a show that will be presented locally and at the Georgia Theater Conference in October. This class will also serve as tech for Arts Center Theatre productions and will learn set construction, marketing, costuming, stage management, special effects, box office management, etc. After October, in addition to classroom work, this class will also begin work on the spring production of Alice in Wonderland. ****Classes will not meet when a school holiday falls on a Monday

Youth Classes Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 4:00 - 5:00 4:00 - 4:45 4:00 - 4:45 4:30 - 5:30 4:45 - 5:30 5:30 - 6:00 5:30 - 6:15 5:30 - 6:30 6:30 - 7:30 Tuesdays 3:15 - 4:00 5:00 - 5:45 5:00 - 6:00 Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:15 4:00 - 5:00 Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30

Art Basics w/Shovar Group Strings w/Miller Chinese Class B Dance Mixed Media w/Nelson Dance Shape Art w/Gaines Dance Showstoppers The Plays the Thing

1st - 4th 2nd & up 3 - 6 yrs 1st-5th 7 - 9 yrs 3 - 4 yrs 10 - 12yrs K - 5th 5 - 18 yrs

($40/$10 supply) ($50) ($45) ($50) ($40/$25 supply) ($50) ($40/$15 supply) ($50) ($35/$50 roduction) ($45/$60 production)

Chinese Class D Chinese Class A Step 2 Art w/Gaines

Class D Class A 5 - 8yrs

($45) ($45) ($50/$20supply)

Mommy & Me Yoga Toddlers Honors Choir w/Miller 3rd - 5th

($50) ($50)

Kids Yoga w/McKinney 1st - 5th


Teen/Adult Classes Mondays 4:00 - 5:00p.m Group Strings w/Miller 5:30 - 6:30p.m. Exploring Art Mediums w/Nelson Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00p.m 4:00 - 5:00p.m 5:30 - 6:30p.m. 6:30 - 7:30p.m

($50) ($40/$25 supply)

Group Strings w/Miller Beginning Photog& PhotoshopMontgomery ($50) Young Adult Ballroom Dance ($50) Adult/Teen Drawing w/Shovar ($65) ($40/$10 supply)

Adult Classes Mondays 2:30 - 3:30 Tuesdays 10:30 - 11:30 5:00 - 6:00 5:00 - 6:00 Thursdays 11:00-2:00 6:45-7:45

Senior Yoga w/Ponda McKinney


Senior Art w/Karen Sasine Copper Jewelry Enameling w/D.Paulk Integral Hatha Yoga w/ P. McKinney

($25) ($50) ($75)

Adult Painting w/Sally Shovar Adult Ballroom Dance

($50) ($65)

Special Thanks Program Grants Thank you for making it possible for the Arts Center to outreach in Colquitt County to provide arts services throughout the community. The Moultrie Service League and the Program for Exceptional Children provides funding for certified Yoga instructor, Ponda McKinney, to teach “Yoga for the Special Child” in the special education classrooms in all Colquitt County Schools. The Moultrie Service League and United Way provides funding for Diana Paulk to teach afternoon art classes at all ten YMCA Primetime sites in all elementary schools and at two sites at the YMCA. The Housing Authority of Moultrie and Doerun provide funding to teach arts and crafts, painting, and guitar at the Housing Authority NW Community Center, the SW Community Center and in the Doerun Community Center and Doerun Elementary. Instructors are Kathy Nelson, Ponda McKinney and Sam Null. Colquitt County Family Connections provides funding from private and public sources for an art program with Kathy Nelson for the Prevention Students of the Achievement Program at the High School. The YMCA provides funding through their 21st. Century Learning Grant for the Norman Park site for art classes with instructor, Kathy Nelson United Way provides funding for scholarship and instruction for summer camps at the arts center, art programs at the Boys and Girls Club, art and yoga programs at retirement centers, a weekly Senior Adult painting class at the arts center and an annual children’s theater event. The Moultrie Service League helps fund the curatorial position for the Kaleidoscope Museum that tours all Colquitt County 2nd graders and is open for children and family fun. Candace Underwood, curator. Special Thanks to all of our patrons and donors who make it possible for the Art Center to be housed in such a special facility of historical importance to the community. Special funding from the Foundation, private Individuals, and the Moultrie Service League continue to make it possible for major improvement projects that make our center the “best in the state”. Thank you to Volunteer Arts Alliance, The Moultrie Federated Guild, The Kiwanis, the Rotary and the Junior Woman’s Club for your special support in supporting the operation, hosting events, purchasing equipment for programs and hosting events.

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