Art Department hosts Saturday art classes for elementary and middle school students

Published by Concordia University, Nebraska 3 weeks ago on Thu, Oct 8, 2020 11:17 AM

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Area elementary and middle school students are invited to attend art classes taught by Concordia University, Nebraska’s art department Saturday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Brommer Art Center room 123, on Concordia’s campus.

The sessions are available to prekindergarten through eighth-grade students and will be taught by Concordia students majoring in art education and elementary education and overseen by professor Don Robson.

“The Concordia students enrolled in the Methods of Art Education course have been working on creating discipline-based art lesson plans, which address art history, aesthetics, constructive criticism and art making to teach to students on Saturdays,” said Robson, Concordia’s art department chair. “Our hope is that these classes inspire young people to develop their talents and let their love for art grow.”

Attendance is limited to eight seats available for each session, and each student is required to pay a fee of $5 for registration and supplies. Classes will be conducted in accordance with the most recent directed public health measures, in addition to Concordia’s campus safety protocols. If a Saturday Art School class is canceled, a refund will be provided.

Children should be dressed in clothes that can get messy. For more information, contact Kay Rohren at 402-643-7202 or email kay.rohren@cune.edu. This is especially important if a child has allergies.

Registration is available online at go.cune.edu/SaturdayartFall20.

 

Session Calendar:

·      Prekindergarten: Oct. 17

·      Kindergarten: Oct. 24

·      First and second grades: Oct. 31

·      Third and fourth grades: Nov. 7

·      Fifth through eighth grades: Nov. 14 (sold out)

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