'Art Saturdays' to be held on Ashland University Campus

8/5/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Coburn Gallery and Art Club will again this fall offer "Art Saturdays," an educational and creative experience for children 7 to 15 years old. "Art Saturdays" will be offering classes on the following dates - Sept. 10, Oct. 15 and Nov. 19 - in the Center for the Arts on the Ashland University campus.

The Art Saturdays classes will include:

*         on Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, an Adobe Photoshop Workshop that will be held for students ages 10-15. Students will learn about Photoshop and gain new skills in creating art on the computer. Basic computer skills are required. Cost is $10 per student and enrollment is limited to 12 students. The session will be held in Center for the Arts, Room 340.

*         on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon, an ART FEST that will engage students in many fun art activities inspired by the AU purple and gold. This session is for those ages 5-12 and the cost is $5 per student. The session will be held in Center for the Arts, Room 346.

*         on Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon, a program titled "Adventures in Bookmaking" that will allow students to learn the basics of bookbinding and mixed media transfer techniques. The cost is $10 per student and enrollment is limited to 15 students. This session will be held in Center for the Arts, Room 346

For more information or to register your child for classes, call 419.289.5190 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or email coburngallery@ashland.edu<mailto:coburngallery@ashland.edu>.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University 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.

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