June 2018

Tue Jun 19
Tue Aug 14

​Chill on the Hill

As part of its commitment to involve youth in arts and cultural activities, the CVCA/Heyde Center provides an early introduction of children to the arts and culture through the offering of forty-five minute presentations of various arts and cultural activities at the Heyde Center during the summer. The target age group is 4 - 10 years of age. There is no cost to participate. Reservations not required, but we appreciate notification if bringing a large group.  DATES: June 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14  

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August 2018

Fri Aug 10

You CAN Draw!

If you can ride a bicycle, operate a sewing machine, or drive a car, you can learn to draw, too! Drawing is a relaxing hobby, a foundation skill for all arts, and a useful tool in planning home and garden projects.

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Mon Aug 13
Fri Aug 17

"So You Think You Can Act" and More (ECCT)

Color My World (ECCT)  Monday to Friday, August 13 – 17 starting at 9 a.m. until  12 p.m.

A camp filled to the brim with color! Show off your art skills and act out stories like The Day the Crayons Quit. Ages 4-7.  Cost is $45 per child, but the CFAUSD offers one free class per student per summer. Information about signing up for the free class and other registration can be found on the Eau Claire Children Theater’s website www.ecct.org  Classes held at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

Playacting (ECCT) Monday to Friday, August 13 - 17 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

We’ll work together to create stage versions of our favorite fairytales, including dialogue, masks, and simple set pieces. Ages 4-7. Cost is $30 per child, but the CFAUSD offers one free class per student per summer. Information about signing up for the free class and other registration can be found on the Eau Claire Children Theater’s website www.ecct.org  Classes held at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

So You Think You Can Act (ECCT) Monday to Friday, August 13 – 17 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Think you’ve got what it takes to put on a show in a week? Present Pinocchio Friday August 17 at 1:30 p.m. Ages 8-14. Cost is $80 per child, but the CFAUSD offers one free class per student per summer. Information about signing up for the free class and other registration can be found on the Eau Claire Children Theater’s website www.ecct.org  Classes held at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

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Wed Aug 22
Fri Aug 24

Watercolor Classes

Watercolor artist Jeff Nelson is offering beginning and advanced level watercolor classes at the Heyde Center for the Arts, August 22-23-24.

Beginner Class August 22 will be a one-day class from 9-3pm. This class is for the beginning painter (see Winter Birch image for intended subject). This class will be limited to 12 people. 

Advanced Class - August 23 - 24 are for the experienced painter. The intended image for the class is Meadow Lark.  These classes will cover techniques including washes, gradient wash, splash bleed, masking, dry brush, spattering. By the end of class each person will be able to leave with a completed painting. The advanced class is limited to 10.

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October 2018

Sun Oct 7

Amazing Yoyo Artist

Britton Pankratz is a remarkable and award-winning yo-yo artist and showman. Britton has put together a yo-yo show in which he demonstrates many different tricks using a variety of yo-yos and music to create a show that you can’t take your eyes off. Britton sincerely loves sharing this “old-fashioned” hobby to all age groups and crowds, and he hopes you enjoy his “modern twist” to a classical toy.

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