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ARTS CENTER...Something for everyone

Fall 2011 Newsletter

New Acquisition: Allen London “Country Jam”

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

Vereen Gallery

Exhibiting in the McCall Gallery

Guest Artist, Josh Rosen

"The Misfits" A Selection of Extraordinary Sculptures November 17, 2011 - February 24, 2012

Visit the “NEW” Figurative Arts Collection in the Hall Gallery

Save the Date 2012 Volunteer Arts Alliance Annual Hunt Dinner February 3, 2012 Kaleidoscope Museum This fall see Rodney Brightwell’s “Fossils of Little River” Collection

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

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

Violin, Viola, Cello, & Bass


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

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

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

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.

Voice $50/month Jimmy Norris 404-580-9247 Michael Ryce 229-891-0338

“Express Yourself”

BIRTHDAYS AT THE ARTS CENTER We offer a variety of parties @ $15 per child Pottery Party/Art Party Scavenger Hunt Party Puppet Party/Dress Up Tea Party Cooking Party/Rock Star Party

Creative Expression Class w/ Alexia Shelton Mondays, 6pm - 8pm $135 for 6 week session A post modern take on finding personal styles of expression through varied mediums of the visual arts. Each week the focus will be on different art mediums:

Call the Arts Center 229-985-1922 for more info Week 1: Drawing Week 2: Painting on found material (cardboard, wood, rocks, etc.) Week 3: Photography Using student’s personal camera this class would focus on the composition of photographing “unexpected” subject matter Week 4: Mixed Media..Using photos from previous weeks, including favorite learned techniques. Week 5: Students will choose and create artwork for exhibition at the end of session. Week 6: Group exhibition

Group & Private Ballroom Dance Lessons

Mrs. Lovedy’s Dance Theater

Join Amanda & Alan Hurst for both Latin and Smooth dances including East Coast and West Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, ChaCha, Salsa, and Quickstep!

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 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)

Christmas Recital December 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm

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LADIES ART NIGHT OUT!!! 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!

Young Adult Classes Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. $65/month/couple or $35/person

Adult Classes Thursdays 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. $65/month/couple or $35/person

Private Lessons/$40/hour Available by appointment Please contact Amanda at

C Coom mee jjooiinn tthhee hhooooppiinngg ccrraazzee!!!! Beginners Class with Hoop Enthusiast Leah Eunice Ages 10 & up Beginning November 1, 2011 Tuesdays at 6:30pm to 7:30pm Only $35 a month! (hoops provided) Bring your friend, mother, daughter, or just bring YOURSELF! Hooping is the artistic movement and dancing with a hoop that combines technical moves and tricks with freestyle dancing. Hoop dancing has grown ever more popular since the early 90’s and has now found its way into gyms, studios and all over college campuses. Hoop dancing is such an enjoyable activity that can be done on any skill level and is an awesome, fun form of exercise. A 35 minute hooping routine is comparable in calories to a cardio kickboxing routine!

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…

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

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.

Studio Time is now available in the Big Art Studio on Monday Nights $50 per month. Inquire in the office.

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.

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

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

Chinese Class B Dance 3 - 6 yrs Mixed Media 1st-5th w/Nelson Dance 7 -9 yrs Showstoppers K - 5th The Plays the Thing 5 - 18 yr Chinese Class D Chinese Class A Hooping

($45) ($50) ($40/$25 supply) ($50) ($35/$50 production) ($45/$60 production) ($45) ($45) 10 & up ($35)

Honors Choir

3rd - 5th ($50)

Teen/Adult Classes

Alice in Wonderland

Mondays 4:00 - 5:00p.m 5:30 - 6:30p.m.

Group Strings w/Miller Exploring Art Mediums w/Nelson

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

Group Strings w/Miller Beginning Photog& Photoshop Montgomery Young Adult Ballroom Dance Adult/Teen Drawing w/Shovar

($50) ($50)

Coming Soon‌.

Auditions: March 6, 2012 Performances: May 4 - 6, 2012

Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00p.m 4:00 - 5:00p.m


5:30 - 6:30p.m. 6:30 - 7:30p.m

Showstoppers/Mondays 5:30- 6:30 (K-5th) $30/$50 production fee Learn acting skills through theater games, dance, voice, & other activities.

$65) ($40/$10 supply)

Christmas Show: Polar Express December 12, 2011 at 7:00 pm 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/Mondays 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

Adult Classes Tuesdays 10:30 - 11:30 Senior Art w/Karen Sasine


Thursdays Adult Painting w/Sally Shovar 11:00-2:00 6:45-7:45pm Adult Ballroom Dance

($50) ($65)

2011 In Honor of …. In Memor y of….

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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