College of Visual and Performing Arts

CAA Current Class Schedule

2017 Spring Art Classes

For proper placement, please use the student's grade level during the 2016-17 school year. To register for classes, call 260-481-6059 or click the link provided with the class description.

Art Through the Ages Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Cave Art imagesStudents will learn about the different types of art around the world through a timeline. They will begin with the earliest known type of art, cave art, then travel through time completing projects such as chalk pastel cave art, clay Egyptian hieroglyphics, Greek red/ black figure painting, paper mache vessels, and end with a modern-inspired art piece. Come and learn about art through time while being creative! Class is taught by art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, January 14 - February 11
Modular Classroom Building Room 132

Grades K-3: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.


Self-Portrait Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Self-Portrait WorkshopStudents will learn about creating self-portraits in a variety of 2D media. They will learn about the artist Pablo Picasso and his artistic style of cubism, explore with blow painting, torn paper, and tempera paint. Come and express yourself through self-portraiture in a variety of unique styles! Class is taught by art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, February 25 - March 25
Modular Classroom Building Room 132

Grades K-3: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.


3D Art Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Abstract ArtStudents will learn about three-dimensional art and create at least three sculptures. Class is taught by art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, April 15 - May 13
Modular Classroom Building Room 132

Grades K-3: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6059.


Contact CAA at 260-481-6977 or hainesmd@ipfw.edu for details.

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Accreditation

The IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts, including the Community Arts Academy, is fully accredited by all of its discipline-specific accrediting agencies: the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Refund Policy

A full refund is given when the university cancels a course or when the IPFW Community Arts Academy receives notification of withdrawal from the registrant before the third business day prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given after class or private instruction begins. Course cancellations may occur due to low registration. Course offerings and fees may be subject to change without notice.

Parental Supervision Statement

IPFW is a public institution of higher education that offers a wide variety of classes, to a wide range of students from differing backgrounds, including adults and children in grades pre K – 12. While the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all students, parents are reminded that it is their responsibility to supervise minors when they are on campus and not in the classroom. Before and after class, our teachers cannot take the place of a parent and assume responsibility for unsupervised children.

In case of an emergency please contact the IPFW University Police at 481-6827.

Personal Enrichment Classes for Adults

The Community Arts Academy offers regular classes for kids in pre-K through grade 12 in art, dance, music and theatre, but if you are an adult interested in personal enrichment in these areas, please visit the IPFW Division of Continuing Studies to see what types of classes they are offering.

Purdue University Procedures for Programs Involving Minors

The IPFW Community Arts Academy abides by the operating procedures and policy outlined in the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors that went into effect January 1, 2015. This policy and registration form may be viewed here: