Ages 12 and up, 10 am - 2 pm each day
Get ready to strut your stuff with costumes and drums! We'll create gorgeous Brazilian Carnival crowns and costumes with Anne Sawyer-Aitch from feathers, fabric and bling - then learn about the sounds of the Bateria, section of drummers playing samba Carnaval style. Featuring the marching drums like the surdo, caixa, repenique and tamborim. Drumming taught by Tim O'Keefe, director and Mestre de Bateria of Minnesota's own Batucada do Norte.
Check out Batucada do Norte here: http://batucadadonorte.org/
Anne Sawyer-Aitch (pronounced like the letter "H") is a Minnesota State Arts Board Roster Artist. She has worked as a puppeteer, arts educator, and stilt walker in the Twin Cities since 1996. She has been a May Day Parade Staff Artist and Main Stage Performer for In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre and created many large puppets, props, and costumes. She has also worked with Open Eye Figure Theatre, the Ordway, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Chicks on Sticks, Artstart, and the Minnesota Zoo.
Scholarships may be available - email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Pay on line below or print registration form and mail with check: Teen Art Camp 2015
Art Day Camp Ages 3-5: Choose a morning session (9 am - 11 am) or afternoon session (1 pm - 3 pm) for your little one to dance, create, explore, and get messy! Teacher Julie Weinbeck Baruch will lead these sessions exploring art and rhythm thru a variety of creative projects. T shirt included, and so is all the fun!
Members $35 / Non-members $40
Click here for downloadable form: Summer 2015 PreK-5 Art Camp Registra..
Create a sweet little fairy house out of wool with fiber artist Amanda Doster! Needle felting can be used to create both 2 and 3 dimensional pieces.
Saturday, Aug 1, 9 AM - 11 AM
$20 members, $25 non members. Bring your own felting pad and needles, but Amanda will have supplies available for $5 (let us know ahead of time so we have enough on hand).
Registration form for snail mail and check/cash: Fiber Arts 101 Brochure (Part2)
Make whimsical fairies out of fluff with artist Amanda Doster!
We will learn very basic armature wrapping and each student will leave with two fairies (2 styles)
Saturday July 11, 9 am - 11 am
$20 members / $25 non members. Bring your own felting pad and needles or purchase from Amanda for $5 (let us know ahead of time so we can have enough on hand)
Registration form for snail mail and check/cash:Fiber Arts 101 Brochure (Part2)
Elementary students in grades 1 - 6 can learn about artists, practice new techniques and learn new creative skills in this 6 week session. Class meets Tuesdays 4/21 - 5/26 at 141 Main Ave W in downtown Winsted from 3:15 - 4:15. $60 for this 6 week session. Pay on line or download form and mail in payment.
Registration form here: Art Club Flyer
You won't want to miss this evening of exceptional musicianship, passionate vocals, and charismatic stage presence that is Dervish - music from the west of Ireland just in time for St Patrick's Day! BBC Radio call them "an icon of Irish music"; we are so fortunate to have this world class music come to our community!
Tickets available online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1171482 and at the door. ($10 )
Generous sponsors make this possible! Thank you!
You can also be a part of bringing music to those who might not otherwise have the opportunity - purchase a ticket for a resident of St Mary's Care Center, the Garden House, or Linden Wood Apartments - go to our event link on brownpapertickets to make that happen for a senior citizen in our community.
This activity is also made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by our generous...
For kids in grades 1-6, join us Tuesdays in March from 3:15 - 4:15 at the Winsted Art Center to learn about artists, practice new techniques, and hone your creative skills. Projects will be different from previous sessions.
$40 for this 4 - week session. Download registration form and send in with information of student - pay via Pay Pal or enclose a check with registration.
Can an ostrich fly? Can a bluebird juggle? You'll learn the answers to these questions when the Hunter Marionettes present "Feathers and Strings" at the Winsted Arts Center, 141 Main Ave W in Downtown Winsted on Saturday, Dec 6, at 2:30 PM during the Winsted Winter Festival. An assortment of intricate marionettes are the featured performers in this delightful, amusing, and eclectic showcase. Each carefully handcrafted marionette reflects the thirty years that puppeteer Kurt Hunter has spent perfecting his craft. There is truly something for everyone - young and old.
$5 suggested donation at the door
Kurt Hunter has been performing with the marionettes that he designs and builds for thirty years. His puppetry talents have been displayed in performances at the Walker Art Center, with the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, and the Minnesota Fringe Festival, just to name a few. Recognized nationally as an expert on marionettes, he was awarded a "Citation of Excellence in the Art of Puppetry" in 2008 from UNIMA-USA. This award was established by Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, when he was president of the US branch of this international organization.
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Click here to download registration form: Art Club Flyer Nov Dec session
Explore your creative side while learning about artists.
The Winsted Arts Council is offering an after school art club for students in 1st-6th grade. Young artists will develop their artistic skills and learn new techniques during a 6-week class. Students meet once a week at the Winsted Arts Council, located at 141 Main Ave W. in Winsted.
Note if school is closed or closes early due to weather, class will be...