Summer 2013 Programs at The Sertoma Arts Center

The Sertoma Arts Center
1400 West Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919-420-2329

Registration is available online through Raleigh Parks and Recreation RecLink.

Art – Sertoma Art Around the World
Wednesdays, July 24, 2013 – August 28, 2013
4:00 – 6:00pm
Ages 7 – 10
$70 Course FeeĀ 

Come travel with us! Each week, we’ll learn about a different country, and create projects inspired by its art. Destinations may include places like Australia, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Mexico, Peru, and more. No two sessions are ever alike, so sign up for them all! Michelle Davis Petelinz, Instructs

Art – Sertoma Art Explorers
Tuesdays, July 23, 2013 – August 27, 2013
4:15pm – 6:15pm
Ages 5 – 7
$70 Course Fee

Young artists explore a variety of traditional and innovative art projects to encourage both individual creativity, as well as group collaboration. No sessions are ever the same! Michelle Davis Petelinz instructs

Art – Sertoma Get smART
Thursdays, July 25, 2013 – August 29, 2013
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Ages 6 – 10
$70 Course Fee

Aspiring artists develop knowledge and techniques for drawing, painting, and much more! No sessions are ever the same! Michelle Davis Petelinz, Instructs.

Art – Sertoma Spotlight on Famous Artists
Mondays, July 22, 2013 – August 26, 2013
4:15pm – 6:15pm
Ages 7 – 12
$70 Course Fee

Each week, we’ll focus on the work of a famous artist or genre, and create projects inspired by them. Projects will include various materials and techniques. Sign up for either session or both they are never the same. Michelle Davis Petelinz instructs.

Art – Sertoma Summer Arts Adventures
June 24, 2013 – June 28, 2013 (Prehistoric Palooza)
July 15, 2013 – July 19, 2013 (Reduce, Reuse, Recycled ART)
July 29, 2013 – August 2, 2013 (Whirling, Swirling, Soaring and Flying)
9:30am – 12:30pm
Ages 5 – 8
Course Fee $84 (Per Week)

Summer Arts Adventures: A kaleidoscope of fun and adventure. Students will explore a variety of arts media, techniques and topics each session. On the final day students will showcase their master pieces and invite family and friends to attend and art opening. No week is the same so sign up for one or all. (Children will need to bring bottled water and a snack every day!) Dress for the mess: indoor and outdoor fun! Instructor Kelli Still

Music – Sertoma Raleigh Children’s Orchestra
Thursdays, June 6, 2013 – August 1, 2013
5:50pm – 7:00pm
Ages 6 – 13
$65 Course Fee

The Raleigh Children’s Orchestra is a multilevel string orchestra for students in grades 1-7, who have played for 6 months or more. The orchestra provides a rare opportunity for young players to rehearse and perform in an orchestra setting. Each semester begins anew with the learning of new pieces of music, culminating in a free public concert for friends and family. Students provide their own instruments, music stand, and 3 ring binder. Director: Ilse Mann.

Performing Arts – Sertoma Musical Theatre Production
July 8, 2013 – July 19, 2013
11:00am – 5:00pm (M-Th), 9:30am – 1:00pm (F)
Ages 8 – 17
$300 Course Fee

In this two-week course, participants will build skills in acting, singing, and dance. Students will also delve into musical theatre production practices as they produce and are cast in ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid jr.’ Instructor: Cathy Minjkives. Cathy teaches theatre and directs shows for Wake County Schools. Final Rehersal Sat. July 20 @ 10a, Performance at 1pm on July 20, 13

Pottery – Sertoma Handbuilding for Children
Wednesdays, June 19, 2013 – July 17, 2013
2:30 pm – 3:45pm
Wednesdays, July 24, 2013 – August 21, 2013
4:15pm – 5:30pm
Ages 5 – 8
$52 Course Fee

Children work with real clay and learn various methods of constructing pottery, such as pinch, coil, and slab to form their own unique creations. Pieces will be glazed during the last class so don’t miss it! Student’s can pick up finished work after course is completed.

Pottery – Sertoma Wizards & Lizards in Clay
Thursdays, June 13, 2013 – July 11, 2013
Wednesdays, June 19, 2013 – July 17, 2013
4:15 – 5:30pm
Ages 6 – 10
$52 Course Fee

Young artists form and sculpt figures or animals, real or mythical from clay. Students are encouraged to use their imaginations to create unique pieces of art. Works are decorated and glazed during the last class and left for firing. Work can be picked up at the Center one week after class has ended. Materials included.

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