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Waterloo Center for the Arts Announces new programs


Waterloo,  The Waterloo Center for the Arts has Spring fever and wants to help you beat the winter blues!  The Center is offering 16 new classes/workshops, 4 special events, and 2 exhibitions in April.  From preschoolers and teens to young adults and seniors, there is something for everyone at every skill level!  Pre-registration is required for most classes and programs. Contact the Waterloo Center for the Arts at (319) 291-4490 or museum@waterloo-ia.org to register.   A full Spring schedule is available online www.waterloocenterforthearts.org

Classes & Workshops

Family Fun

Every Friday

Puppet Shows and Stories for Small Listeners


April 2-22

Family Clay Class


Kids & Teens (ages 6-16)

April 1-15

FantaSea Creations with Terri    


April 1-22

Project Fashion


April 4  

If I were a Kid...Helping Leonardo Da Vinci


April 9

If I were a Kid...in Ancient Aztec Times


April 11

Freaky Photos: Wacky Pet Portraits


April 15

Plink! Boom, Plunk, Whistle


April 21

If I were a Kid...Visiting the Inuit Peoples


Adults (ages 16 & up)

April 1-22

Basic Drawing


April 2

Art in the Afternoon: Meet Grant Wood


April 3-24

Encaustic Painting


April 7-28

Intro to 3D Animation


April 7-May 26

Clay Sculpture & Modeling


April 15-May 20

Woodcarving & Wood Sculpture


April 16-May 7

Silver Metal Clay Jewelry



Programs & Events

 April 1

Wednesday Night Stitch Session (FREE)


 April 2

John Wayne Film Series, The Shootist (FREE)


 April 9

Sound & Vision: Open Mic Night (FREE)


 April 16

Phelps Youth Pavilion Dollar Day ($1/person)


On Exhibit


Spring Sprockets & Pulleys: The Mechanical Sculptures of Steve Gerberich


Spellbound: 30 years of Collecting Haitian Art

Join the Friends of the Art Center to receive 15% off all classes/workshops and 10% off events/programs. The Waterloo Center for the Arts is located in downtown Waterloo at 225 Commercial Street. The Center works in partnership with the community to build a stronger appreciation for the arts and to provide cultural experiences for people of all ages. For more information, call (319) 291-4490 or visit www.waterloocenterforthearts.org.

About the Waterloo Center for the Arts

The Waterloo Center for the Arts' purpose is to initiate and further awareness, appreciation and support of the arts by a diverse audience.  It is a municipal non-profit institution dedicated to fostering community awareness and appreciation of the arts by acquiring, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting significant works of art. Operating under the auspices of the Waterloo Cultural and Arts Commission, the Center and its programs reflect the City of Waterloo's commitment to and support of arts and culture.  The Center for the Arts offers a wide range of programs, exhibits, and activities to the community.  The newest addition to the Center is the Phelps Youth Pavilion, an interactive children's art museum with over 40 hands-on exhibits for the young and young-at-heart to explore.  The Phelps Youth Pavilion...where Art launches a world of wonder, discovery, and learning!


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