To enrich the cultural landscape of Lemont by fostering the production and appreciation of the arts.
If you are interested in taking any of these classes, please call us at (630) 243-7375 or email us at LemontCenterArts@gmail.com – oftentimes instructors will accept late registrations. We’d rather have you call and check than miss out on a class you are interested in taking!
Thursday, April 26th:
Spindle Spinning for the Beginner Age level: 16+
This is a great class to learn the basics of spinning to make your own yarns! Participants will learn how to process wool (washing, carding, combing). The techniques of spinning, drafting, twisting and winding will be executed on a spindle. How to ply the yarn, wash it and care for it will also be taught. Spindle is included in the supply fee.
Date: April 26, Time: 6-8 p.m., Instructor: Betty Burian Kirk, Fee: $20 (plus $10/supplies payable to the instructor on the day of class)
Saturday, April 28th:
Mexican Tin Art Age level: 9+
Get ready for Cinco de Mayo by creating your embossed tin art design and coloring it in the traditional bright colors of Central America. Students will learn about the festival of Cinco de Mayo and the art of metal embossing. The finished work will be mounted and ready for display for May 5th.
Date: April 28, Time: 10 a.m. – noon, Instructor: Mona Parry, Fee: $20 (plus $5/supplies payable to the instructor on the day of class)