Summer Classes

Summer 2021 May - August. Join us for the below opportunities to create, explore and learn at the Arts Center. New classes will continue to be added so check back for more!

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Scholarships available through The Friends of the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center.

Sewing Classes with Madira Jones

ClassDay and TimesAgeSession
Basic Hand SewingSat. 10am - 11am7 and UpSession 2: July 17 - Aug 14
Beginner Machine SewingSat. 9am - 10am 18 and UpSession 2: July 17 - Aug 14
Kids Beginner Machine SewingSat. 11am - 12pm10 - 18Session 2: July 17 - Aug 14


Affirming Art with Alyssa Walker

ClassAgeDates and Times
Self Portrait15 and UpThurs., July 22, 10am
Contour Hand Drawing15 and UpThurs., July 29, 6pm
Luminaries15 and Up
Thurs., Aug 5, 10am
Artistic Journaling15 and Up
Thurs., Aug. 12, 6pm
Kindness Cards15 and Up
Thurs., Aug. 19, 10am
DIY Self Care15 and Up
Thurs., Aug. 26, 6pm


Crochet Critters with Debbie Simerly

ClassDates and TimesAgeSessions
Crochet CrittersWed., 6pm - 8pm14 and UpSession 2: July 21 and 28


Preschool Art Classes with Susan

ClassDays and TimesAgeInstructor
3. July 27 and 29Tues. and Thurs., 10am - 10:45am
4 - 5
Susan Daidone
4. August 3 and 5Tues. and Thurs., 10am - 10:45am
4 - 5
Susan Daidone
5. August 17 and 19Tues. and Thurs., 10am - 10:45am
4 - 5
Susan Daidone


Kids Art Classes with Lara and Susan

ClassDatesTimesAgeInstructor
Tissue Paper CanvasSat., July 2410am - 12pm5 - 12Susan Daidone
Beach CanvasSat., Aug. 710am - 12pm5 - 12Susan Daidone
Summer Flower PaintingSat., Aug. 2110am - 12pm5 - 12Susan Daidone

* These classes are sponsored by the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center Friends Scholarship Fund. The Friends mission is to promote attendance, encourage participation and provide financial support for activities of the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center.

Yoga with The Children's School of Yoga

ClassDates and Times AgeSession
Parent/Child
This class is tailored for children 18mos- 5 yrs with their parent or caretaker. Classes are 45 minutes in length and will introduce yoga poses and breaths, music and chants, yoga games, partnering and fun props in a theme orientated class each week.
Mon., 10:00am - 10:45am18mos - 5Session 4: Aug 9 - 30
Special Needs 
Children with special abilities will participate in a yoga class modifying poses, breaths, meditations and more for their unique abilities.
Mon., 4:00pm - 4:45pmAny ageSession 4: Aug 9 - 30
School Age
This class is for children ages 5-9 yrs without their parent participation. Children will be introduced to individual, Partner and Group yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques, Yoga games, chants and journaling. All classes are 45 minutes in length.
Mon., 5:00pm - 5:45pm5 - 9Session 4: Aug 9 - 30
Family
This class is for children of all ages and their parent or caregiver to participate in together with their siblings. Classes will include yoga poses, breaths, meditations, chants, games and individual family group activities. Classes are 45 minutes in length.
Mon., 6:00pm - 6:45pmAny ageSession 4: Aug 9 - 30
Teen
This class is for teens 13-18yrs. Teens will be introduced to classes based on yoga principals each week. The 45 minute class will include postures, mindfulness and meditation techniques, breathing techniques, journaling and more.
Mon., 7:00pm - 7:45pm13 - 18Session 4: Aug 9 - 30


Drama Classes with Liz and Carolina Children's Theatre

ClassDays and TimesDatesAge
Drama Class Age 6 - 10Tues., 5:30pm - 6:30pmJuly 6 - August 106 - 10
Drama Class Age 11 - 14Tues., 6:30pm - 7:30pmJuly 6 - August 1011 - 14


Art Summer Camps

AM Art CampDatesDays and TimesAge
The Olympics!July 26 - 30Mon. - Fri., 1pm - 5pm6 - 12
Under the StarsAugust 2 - 6Mon. - Fri., 1pm - 5pm6 - 12
Trash to TreasureAugust 9 - 13Mon. - Fri., 1pm - 5pm6 - 12
Back to HogwartsAugust 16 - 20Mon. - Fri., 1pm - 5pm6 - 12
PM Art Camps


All About ColorsJuly 26 - 30Mon. - Fri., 9am - 1pm
6 - 12
Around the WorldAug 2 - 6Mon. - Fri., 9am - 1pm
6 - 12
Art HistoryAug 9 - 13Mon. - Fri., 9am - 1pm
6 - 12


Drama Camp with Liz

DatesDays and TimesAgesPerformance Date
July 19 - 30Mon.  - Fri., 9am - 1pm9 - 11July 30th at 12:30pm
August 2 - 13Mon. - Fri., 1pm - 5pm12 - 15August 13th at 5:30pm


Youth Comedy Troupe with Liz

ClassDays and TimesAgeSessions
Youth Comedy TroupeThurs., 6pm - 7:30pm11 - 18Session 2: July 8 - 29


Adult Art Mini Sessions

ClassDays and TimesDatesInstructor
Printing Without a PressWed., 6pm - 8pmJuly 21 and 28Charlene Bowling
Colored PencilWed., 6pm - 8pmAugust 18 and 25Jackie Balog


Adult Art One Day Classes

ClassDays and TimesDatesInstructor
Landscape CollageThurs., 10am - 12pmJuly 29Charlene Bowling
Watercolor PencilSat., 10am - 12pmAugust 21Jackie Balog
Playing with PaintThurs., 10am - 12pmAugust 26Charlene Bowling