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Fall Classes at BASS–Call today!

We  are offering something for everyone! From children to adults and everyone in between, we’ve got classes for every age group!

ImageAs class space is limited, we encourage you to register early. Please contact Saundra Lane at the GAC office if you have any questions about classes or registration at (662) 332-2246 or by e-mail at execadmin@greenville-arts-council.com. We are always adding new classes and workshops, so be sure to check back often for an updated schedule.

FALL CLASSES AT E.E. BASS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

Adult Pottery (Morning) with Richard Dattel
All supplies included
Mondays, 10 AM-12 PM Oct 7,14,21,28 and Nov 4, 11
$65 for GAC Members, $75 for Non GAC Members

Guitar with Scott Rich
Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov 5 (6 weeks)
Must have their own guitar. All other supplies included (Music Book).
$55 for GAC Members, $65 for Non GAC Members

Adult Pottery (Evening) with Kathy Smith
1 CEU available, All supplies included
Thursdays, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Oct 3-Nov 14, 2013
$75 for GAC Members, $85 for Non GAC Members

Pottery for Kids with Amanda Welch
All supplies included.
Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Sept 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and Oct 2
$65 for GAC Members, $75 for Non GAC Members

WORKSHOPS AT E.E. BASS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER 
Cookies and Canvas
$25 for GAC Members, $30 for Non GAC Members
Sept 7, 10-12 PM

Bottles and Brushes
$35 for GAC Members, $40 for Non GAC Members
Sept 26, 6 PM

Cheese Making Workshop (Two offerings)
$15 for GAC Members, $20 for Non GAC Members
Nov 12 at 6 PM
Nov 19 at 6 PM

Want a discount on classes? Become a member of the Greenville Arts Council! Simply fill out our membership form and send your payment to: The Greenville Arts Council, 323 South Main Street, Greenville, MS 38701.

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The mission of the Greenville Arts Council is to promote the rich cultural heritage of the region and stimulate and encourage cultural activities, arts appreciation, arts education, and the creative works of artists. Some of the responsibilities that help define the Greenville Arts Council as the primary promoter of the arts in our area include offering art classes to children and adults, organizing community events, presenting an ongoing series of free exhibits featuring visual artists from the area and the state, and coordinating educational programs which teach arts-integration in local schools. The Greenville Arts Partnership between the Greenville Arts Council, the Greenville Public School District and our three community arts partners, Delta Center Stage, Delta Symphony Association and the Delta Children’s Museum, is focused on full arts integration in the GPSD elementary schools. Plentiful research documents the value of the teaching in and through the arts to help students understand core academic concepts on a deep level. The partnership was the first in the state of Mississippi accepted into the Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program in 2003, joining over 100 other partnerships between school districts and arts organizations across the country. The partnership provides professional development for teachers, arts experiences for students and resource and referral on arts integration issues. Professional development has been provided in two ways, through workshops with Teaching Artists from the Kennedy Touring Roster and grade-level and/or discipline-specific professional development with our local staff. We present a series of model demonstration lessons to teachers in grades K to 6, demonstrating connections between Partnership free arts programming and required state frameworks. The partner arts groups present a series of live performances allowing each elementary child in the GPSD to attend at least once each year. The groups work with the Arts Council staff to develop accompanying curriculum-based educational material for distribution to teachers prior to each performance. Over the years, we have succeeded in providing basic arts integration training district-wide as well as in-depth professional development to allow groups of teachers to increase their level of mastery.