Fall art classes start soon at the Maple Grove Arts Center

Sign up today and begin learning fine art. Or maybe someone wants to find a creative outlet — the Maple Grove Arts Center, 7916 Main Street in Maple Grove, teaches art for everyone.

“This is the best time of year to engage in the arts, especially when everyone is back into a routine,” said Christina Hankins, Maple Grove Arts Center Education Director. “We offer classes taught by fine artists who teach basics along with some of their personal techniques.”

Hankins is a professional artist who donates her time directing the education program at the arts center. She will be teaching two Saturday class called Exploring with Paint for adults starting on Oct. 13.

Carol Enck returns this October to teach adult watercolor classes Mondays from 1 to 4 p.m., register online. This watercolor class covers a range of abilities and techniques.

Artist Kayla Kaser will be back to teach ceramics. Her classes feature three ceramic classes, “Beginning Ceramics 101” for children 8 to 12 years old, “Beginning Ceramics for Early Elementary” for ages 6 to 8 years old and “Clay Lab” for ages 12 to 17 years old. The Clay Lab is an intermediate ceramics class. The clay classes begin later this fall. Register and pay for classes online.

In “The Company of Kids,” Creative Arts Center will be teaching theater classes starting Monday, Oct. 8. Students act, sing, dance, do improvisation, comedy, music appreciation and more. Performance opportunities for all Students. Costumes and props are used in the classes. There will be two special needs classes for mixed ages. Two Theater Class for ages 5 to 9 and ages 10 to 16. Check for details on cokartscenter.com/maplegroveclasses.html.

The Maple Grove Arts Center is a non-profit community arts initiative serving the northwest suburbs of the Minneapolis metropolitan area. For more information call 763-250-1016 or visit maplegroveartscenter.org.