School’s Out Program

For ages 6-14

When school is out, come to Columbia Art Center for an exciting day of creative fun and go home with cool art projects. Bring old friends and make new friends! Pack a lunch, but a snack and beverage will be served after 3:30pm. The program lessons will be available to view a month before each date. Registration is open until the day before the School’s Out date. $250 for a pack of five sessions when purchased together — save $25. (No refunds on School’s Out packages.)

You can register online here.

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Instructions on registering for School’s Out programs online can be found here.


Spring Break: Improving Our World With My Expressions of Hope

Friday, March 30 My Positive Nature: Rembrandt-Inspired Portrait Composition
Monday, April 2 Nurturing Hands: da Vinci-Style Hand Drawings and Nature Collage
Tuesday, April 3 Community Collaboration: Chihuly-Style Upcycled Garden

Visiting Artist Sessions
School’s Out: Visiting Artist

For ages 10-13

The series is designed to encourage young artists to improve their technical skills while discovering their personal style. The program provides an opportunity for students to connect with community artists and to cultivate a passion for the arts. Guest instructors will discuss their own artwork and creative process while teaching a unique and challenging workshop. Save $25 when registering for five Visiting Artist sessions — $250 for a pack of five Visiting Artists/School’s Out sessions when purchased together! (No refunds on School’s Out packages.) See previous listing.

Spring Break: Improving Our World With My Expressions of Hope

Monday, April 2 Spreading Kindness and Hope: Painted Rocks and Paper Projects with Cassie Welker
Tuesday, April 3 Community Collaboration: Chihuly Style-Upcycled Garden

Choose Civility 2018 Poster and Video Contest: #choose2Bkind

Design a poster or create a video illustrating the theme of how kindness creates community. Use your imagination, creativity, and artistic talent to show others how the little things we do everyday can make our community stronger and inspire others. Click here for more information on entries, exhibit and reception dates and prizes.