‘Art Saturdays’ to Return to Ashland University

‘Art Saturdays’ to Return to Ashland University

9/3/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery and Art Club are resuming “Art Saturdays,” an educational and creative experience for children 4 to 13 years old.

“Art Saturdays” will be offering classes on the following dates – Sept. 28 and Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 346, located in the Center for the Arts on the Ashland University campus; and Oct. 19 from 10 to 11 am.

Registration and fee is required prior to each Art Saturdays activity. Class sizes are limited. The class details include:

Sept. 28 – Clay for Young Artists with $10 art fee (10am-12 noon) – A class with Florida ceramic artist Matthew Schiemann (Ashland native). This session is for children ages 7-13.

Oct. 19 – Painting for Young Artists with $5 art fee (10-11am) -- Children will explore different painting styles based on famous artists from Abstract Expressionism and Post Impressionism. This session is for children ages 4-9.

Nov. 2 — “Art is Super” Super Heroes and Art with $5 art fee (10am-12 noon) -- Young artists will explore use of super heroes by contemporary artists and find themselves in a fun educational super hero experience. This session is for children ages 7-13.

For more information or to register your child for classes, contact the Coburn Art Gallery, 331 College Ave., Ashland, Ohio 44805, 419.289.5652 / coburngallery@ashland.edu

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###