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Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center



Kids Semester Fall/Winter 2022

ArtXtravaganza - Wednesday

$240

with Dr. Priscilla Eichler

Calendar Current session started Sep 14, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Registration is also available by calling our office at 615-822-0789.

In this mixed media art class, children ages 5 – 9 will embark on techniques in drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. The process used to teach each project is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight students into creative action and help them think outside the box! This process involves observing, following instructions, and creatinguntil the student is happy with the outcome.  We strive to expose students to the elements of art (line, space, color, balance, etc.), while letting them run a little wild with their own imagination.

Member Discount: 15% 

*Please note that we will not hold classes during Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving week (Nov 21-25).

Full Course

Mix it Up Media

$160

with Jessica Lewis

Calendar Current session started Oct 10, 2022 at 4:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Students ages 10-14 will build a solid foundation as they learn about the elements of art and principles of design through different mediums like, charcoal, pencil, watercolor, clay, and acrylic. They’ll take inspiration from art history and have fun experimenting with traditional art materials.

New projects are added each semester and students are challenged to think outside the box and problem solve. Creating art is a continual process of problem solving and learning through our successes and failures. We will wrap up each project with a critique and discussion. 

Member Discount: 15 percent

*Please note that we will not hold classes on Labor Day, Halloween, Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 21-25).

Foundations in Art with Mixed Media

$180

with Jessica Lewis

Calendar Current session started Oct 12, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Students ages 10-14 will build a solid foundation as they learn about the elements of art and principles of design through different mediums like, charcoal, pencil, watercolor, clay, and acrylic. They’ll take inspiration from art history and have fun experimenting with traditional art materials. New projects are added each semester and students are challenged to think outside the box and problem solve. Creating art is a continual process of problem solving and learning through our successes and failures. We will wrap up each project with a critique and discussion. 

Member Discount: 15 percent. 

*Please note that we will not hold classes during Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving week (Nov 21-25).

Draw, Paint, Create!

$120

with Mariah Leggett

Calendar Current session started Oct 24, 2022 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class, students will master the basics of drawing and painting. This class is designed for beginner to intermediate learners. Guided lessons will teach students ages 8-13 how to set up a composition and will emphasize and incorporate the use of art elements and principles of design. Special emphasis will be on light, value, and shading techniques. Gain an understanding of different drawing and painting tools and how to properly use them.

Member discount: 15 percent. 

*Please note that we will not hold classes on Labor Day, Halloween, Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 21-25).

ArtXtravaganza - Tuesdays

$140

with Dr. Priscilla Eichler

Calendar Current session started Oct 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Registration is also available by calling our office at 615-822-0789.

In this mixed media art class, children ages 5 – 9 will embark on techniques in drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. The process used to teach each project is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight students into creative action and help them think outside the box! This process involves observing, following instructions, and creatinguntil the student is happy with the outcome.  We strive to expose students to the elements of art (line, space, color, balance, etc.), while letting them run a little wild with their own imagination.

Member Discount: 15% 

*Please note that we will not hold classes during  Thanksgiving break (Nov 21-25).

Comic Book Illustration

$126

with Blake Donaldson

Calendar Current session started Nov 1, 2022 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students ages 10 & up will learn the techniques of professional magna illustration to bring a comic book to life. Students will gain knowledge of shape language, composition, perspective, figures, lettering and how to develop eye-catching panels. This class utilizes both hand-drawn techniques as well as a digital format. iPads and Apple Pencils are provided by the MACC.

Member discount: 15 percent

*Please note that we will not hold classes during Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 21-25).

Manga & Anime - Advanced

$126

with Blake Donaldson

Calendar Current session started Nov 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students ages 10 and up will learn the techniques of professional anime illustration such as shading, perspective, figure drawing, and proportion using Procreate, a user-friendly digital software. They will also learn about character development, and they will receive instruction in how to plan out their compositions using elements and principles of design. iPads and Apple Pencils are provided by the MACC.

Member Discount: 15%

*Please note that we will not hold classes during Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 21-25).

Manga & Anime - Beginner

$105

with Mariah Leggett

Calendar Current session started Nov 7, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Students ages 10 and up will learn the techniques of professional anime illustration such as shading, perspective, figure drawing, and proportion while using the highest quality markers, pens, and inks. They will also learn about character development, and they will receive instruction in how to plan out their compositions using elements and principles of design. Most importantly, they will get practice through significant repetition with the help of guided instruction.

Member discount: 15 percent. 

*Please note that we will not hold classes on Labor Day, Halloween, Fall Break (Oct 3-7) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 21-25).





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