Arts & Crafts

Location
Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
Hours
Hours vary by facility
Contact
Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200 parks@bentonvillear.com
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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art at BCC

All programs are taught at the Bentonville Community Center by Crystal Bridges' Art Instructors. 

REGISTER FOR CRYSTAL BRIDGES ART CLASSES 

Shapes-Grown Up & Me 

Ages: 2-4 years old 
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th) 
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Circles and rectangles and squares, oh my! Explore how artists use shapes, and create your own shape collages, prints, and sculptures.
 

Shapes-Preschool Art 

Ages: 4-5 years old
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th)
Time: 10:15am-11:30am
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Circles and rectangles and squares, oh my! Explore how artists use shapes, and create your own shape collages, prints, and sculptures.
 

Homeschool Art- Colorful Collage 

Ages: 5-8 years old
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th)
Time: 1:00pm-2:15pm
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Express yourself through art! Discover how artists depict themselves and the people around them through art in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection, then use paint and collage materials to make a life-size self-portrait and other art projects that are all about you.
 

Homeschool Art- Colorful Collage

Ages: 9-12 years old
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th)
Time: 2:30pm-3:45pm
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Create colorful collages using magazines, paint, and tape inspired by the temporary exhibition Soul of a Nation at Crystal Bridges.
 

Afterschool Art-Cut, Paste, Tape 

Ages: 5-8 years old
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th)
Time: 4:00pm-5:15pm
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Experiment with a variety of media and techniques including collage, printmaking, and assemblage inspired by artworks featured in the temporary exhibition Soul of a Nation.

Afterschool Art- Cut, Paste, Tape 

Ages: 9-12 years old
Dates: February 5th, 12, 26th (No class on the 19th)
Time: 6:00pm-7:15pm
Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Experiment with a variety of media and techniques including collage, printmaking, and assemblage inspired by artworks featured in the temporary exhibition Soul of a Nation.

Adult Art

Bentonville Community Adult Class Series: Still Life Drawing 

Dates: February 8, 15, 22 and March 1

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm 

Take part in this four week series all about still life drawing! Whether you’re an experienced artist, or are discovering still life sketching for the first time, this evening class will provide guided instruction in the classic art of capturing interesting compositions using a variety of materials, such as charcoal, graphite, and conte. All materials are provided.

Adult Digital Photography 

If you want to learn photography or just need a refresher this class is for you! This 6 week class will cover basic photographic skills & techniques. Classes offer instruction and discussion on camera functions, lenses, exposure & different lighting situations. We will discuss composition, photographing different subjects, the differences between software that are available, how to handle raw files and file storage, and demonstrate how to do minor fixes to photographs. Come join us and learn how to take great photographs!

Dates: 

Sessions

March 5th-April 9th
May 7th-June 11th
August 27th-October 1st
October 29th-December 3rd 

Class meets every Monday

Time: 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Age: 18 and older

Cost: $85 member / $95 non-member

Location: Bentonville Community Center

REGISTER FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY