Available Classes & Workshops

Given the recent developments around COVID-19, we’ve decided to postpone all gallery, preforming and visual arts events and classes until further notice. While our desire is to provide you with a space that promotes arts and culture, our top priority is the health and well-being of our community.

If you have already registered for a class that is affected, please standby for a new event/class start time. If you are unable to attend on the new date for any reason, we will provide you with a full refund.


To stay up-to-date on all upcoming classes, please register for our bi-weekly newsletter at www.savannahga.gov/arts. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 912.651.6783.


We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this time.


View our Spring 2020 classes and workshops below. Ready to register? Click here

Performing Arts

Yoga
*POSTPONED* Wednesdays, March 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
All Ages/All Levels
$5 per class

Stretch and exhale your way to mindfulness in this relaxing yoga class for all skill levels. Please bring your own mat. Instructor Kathleen Pyrch

Belly Dancing
*POSTPONED* Thursdays, March 5th – April 9th • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
All Levels
$10 per class

Belly dancing professional Yavanna Dobry will lead this 6-week class that will teach the basic movements and isolations, as well as the posture and styling of belly dance.

Healing Sound, Movement, and Breath Workshop
*POSTPONED* Friday, March 20th • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
All Ages/All Levels
$5

Sacred Sound Journey concert performance involves an array of indigenous analog instruments such as the gong, Himalayan singing bowls, native flutes, percussion, bells, chimes, hand drums, and throat-singing vocals. The intention is to offer an authentic transformative experience in which attendees are ushered into a deeper state of expanded consciousness and awareness through the use of scared sound and guided meditation.

Little Artists Creative Drop-in Play Space
*POSTPONED* Saturdays, March 21st and 28th • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ages 6 and under
$5 per child per class

Drop in any time between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to take part in a creative learning environment that focuses on stimulating the basics of imagination, movement, and fun!

Salsa!
*POSTPONED* Mondays, March 23rd – May 11th • 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
8-week class
All Levels
Cost $50/individual $90/couple

Whether you come as a couple or on your own, Salsa is sure to be the most fun you have all week. Learn the basic steps and perfect your skills and you will be thrilling everyone on the dance floor.

Zumba!
*POSTPONED* Tuesdays, March 24th – April 28th • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
6-week class
All Ages/All Levels
Cost $30

Zumba is a fun, energetic way to get fit! Join instructor Kristen Sommer for this 6-week class consisting of short dance and aerobic exercise routines performed to high energy music!

Music and Movement
*POSTPONED* Saturdays, April 4th – 25th • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
4-week class
15 months – 3 years with caregiver
Cost $20

Sign up for this educational experience with Instructor Joanna Walchuk as she takes you through the building blocks of learning songs and dance in a fun, uplifting environment.

African Dance
*POSTPONED* Wednesdays, April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
5-week class
All Ages/All Levels
Cost $25

African Dance is an energetic expression of culture through dance. Instructor Brenton Jordan will guide this 5-week class that is open to all levels!


Visual Arts

Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel
*POSTPONED* Tuesdays, March 10th – May 5th 9:30am-12:30pm
Ages 17+
$80 per person

Introduction to wheel throwing is an excellent start for those looking to learn the basics of making pottery and intermediates looking for a refresher course. In this class you will be introduced to all the skills that you will need to make your own ceramic master piece!

Introduction to Clay
*POSTPONED* Wednesday , March 11th –April 29th 5:00pm- 8:00pm
Ages 17+
$80 per person

An excellent start for beginners to enter the messy world of ceramics! If you are not yet sure what method of clay construction works best for you? This multi-disciplinary class will explore various techniques such as wheel throwing, hand-building, sculpture, glazing and much more!

Home-school Art Program
*POSTPONED* Thursday, March 12th, April 9th, May 7th 10:00am-12:00pm
Ages 6-15
$10 per child

Come join our new Home-school Art Program to learn create and have fun! Each session will offer a different creative and educational activity that will help foster artistic expression. Students will learn a variety of skills across different media while learning about famous artist and art movements. Parents are encouraged to join in own the fun for free.

Ceramic Teapots 
*POSTPONED* Fridays, March 20-April 17, 6-8pm
Ages 17+
$50 per person

Construct a functional teapot using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques while learning surfacing techniques and firing methods. Test out your teapot on the last day of class with a tea party on the lawn! 

Indigo Dye Workshop
*POSTPONED* Saturday, March 21, 9:30am-12:30pm
Saturday, April 25, 9:30am -12:30pm
All ages welcome
$35 per person

Learn basic techniques of indigo cloth-dyeing as we explore West African histories and meanings of this ancient art form. We will introduce traditional patterns of adire (tie-dye) and adire eleko (starch paste resist) to create unique personal designs. Each participant will leave the class with a completed project!

Introduction to Ceramic Sculpture 
*POSTPONED* Thursdays, March 26th – May 14th 5:30pm-8:00pm
Ages 17+
$80 per person

Introduction to ceramic sculpture is an excellent first ceramic class for those more interested in the form over function. In this class you will be given the guidance and materials to produce your own sculpture less than a foot tall. Make your idea or concept into a physical work of art that will last a forever!

Introduction to Metal Crafting 
*POSTPONED* Fridays, March 27th – May 22nd 6:00pm-8:00pm
Ages 17+
$100 per person

Introduction to metal crafting provides a hands-on start to metalworking and fabrication of small scale jewelry pieces. In this class you will learn how to fashion your own piece of metal jewelry as well as learning the exciting process of metal enameling.

Mastering Acrylic
*POSTPONED* Mondays, March 30 - May 4, 5:30-7:30pm
Ages 13+
$60 per person

Learn the acrylic medium and how to properly use it for a variety of subjects!

Drop-in Ceramics
*POSTPONED* Thursdays (Bi-Weekly) April 2nd-May 28th 10:00am-12:00pm\
All ages welcome (ages 10 and under are not permitted on the wheel)
FREE

Drop in our studio and engage in fun clay based activities with the guidance of our skilled instructor.

Intro to Handbuilding 
*POSTPONED* Tuesdays, April 7th – May 26th 5:30pm-8:00pm
Ages 17+
$80 per person

This class allows students the time and space to fully realize their personal goals with clay. We will discuss techniques, problem solving, and developing an art practice formally and conceptually.

Guided Jewelry Open Studio
*POSTPONED* Tuesdays, April 7th – May 26th 9:30am-12:00pm
Ages 17+
$120 per person

This is not your ordinary open studio class! Instead of kicking around trying to troubleshoot your big idea all by yourself, this class gives you the expertise of an experienced jeweler to walk you through your original projects. Each week the instructor will provide a short demonstration based on the interests and challenges of the group. The rest is up to you.

Felt Painting Mini-Class
*POSTPONED* Wednesdays, April 8 - 29, 9:30-11:30am
Ages 13+
$40 per person

Explore the intricacies of felt painting, as well as the methods and materials involved, in this four-week mini class.

Teen Clay
Fridays, April 10th-May 29th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Ages 13-17
$70 per person

Join this fun and energetic class that will allow students to explore all the creative possibilities in clay. This course will have a mix of skill building and experimental projects under the direction of two of our talented instructors.

Exquisite Corpse Workshop 
Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm
Ages 17+
$40 per person

Create a mosaic art using picassiette and found objects based on the Surrealism Movement. Learn some art history, play with mosaic materials, and have fun!!! No experience necessary.


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