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4800 Rhode Island Avenue, Suite 1
Hyattsville, MD, 20781
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301-454-0808

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TODDLER TIME
Aug
11
to Dec 15

TODDLER TIME

Saturdays, Year Round* | 10:00am - 12:00pm
$5 drop-in fee (per child)

Open studio time for toddlers and their accompanying adults. Even the youngest children can explore a variety of age-appropriate art materials in a safe, fun environment. We celebrate each of our young artists weekly…and then we clean up the mess! Siblings, young and old, always welcome.

Toddler Time is supported in part by a grant from Prince George's Arts & Humanities Council with matching funds from Pizzeria Paradiso!

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Junction 01: Wayson R. Jones + Billy Friebele
Sep
21
to Nov 17

Junction 01: Wayson R. Jones + Billy Friebele

Art Works Now is pleased to present Junction 01, featuring recent works by artists Wayson R. Jones and Billy Friebele, curated by Paul Hrusa beginning September 21 through November 17, 2018.

By exploring the activity of drawing and incorporating elements of chance, both artists explore the idea of time and the potential of form as vehicles to experience, interpret, and reflect the temporal world.

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TUESDAY WHEEL THROWING - Winter
Oct
30
to Jan 15

TUESDAY WHEEL THROWING - Winter

Learn basic skills on the potter's wheel, including wheel throwing and glazing. Group instruction is combined with one-on-one support. New and returning students are welcome! (Clay purchased separately.)

Taught by Rayna Pazmino.

NO CLASS December 25th, 2018

NO CLASS January 1, 2019

To view availability and register online, please visit our online REGISTRATION PAGE

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WEDNESDAY WHEEL THROWING - Winter
Oct
31
to Jan 9

WEDNESDAY WHEEL THROWING - Winter

Learn basic skills on the potter's wheel, including wheel throwing and glazing. Group instruction is combined with one-on-one support. New and returning students are welcome! (Clay purchased separately.)

Taught by Rayna Pazmino.

To view availability and register online, please visit our online REGISTRATION PAGE

NO CLASS November 21st, 2018.

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PARENTS' NIGHT OUT - December!
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT - December!

Register before November 30th for $5 off!

Monthly social based art making, creative play, and movie time for children aged 4-12 during the evening. Many parents go out in groups while their children participate in the evening programs while others take the opportunity to have a special date night.

Enjoy some time-out while your kids enjoy some time-in at Art Works. Participants will have an evening filled with a special art activity, pizza, and a movie!

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PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

This Month:

Our movie choice this PNO will be “Duck Duck Goose”, and our art activity will include mono-printing and collage elements!

Monthly social based art making, creative play, and movie time for children aged 4-12 during the evening. Many parents go out in groups while their children participate in the evening programs while others take the opportunity to have a special date night.

Enjoy some time out while your kids enjoy some time in at Art Works. They will have an evening filled with a special art activity and finish the night with a pizza dinner and movie. 

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SAVE THE DATE!
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

SAVE THE DATE!

We cordially invite you on Saturday, October 20, 2018 to drink, dine, and dance while supporting art education in your community.

Fired Up! is Art Works Now's annual fall fundraising event. We welcome over 200 guests into our Hyattsville home to experience a creatively-festive evening featuring live music, art activities, food and drinks from local restaurants, and so much more!

Proceeds from the evening benefit Art Works Now's mission to ensure increased access to the arts, standards-based after school arts programs, and year-round creative development for families and youth in our community. 

Individual tickets will be available in September. If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please contact Kelly Weiss, Development and Communications Associate, at kelly@artworksnow.org or 301-454-0808.

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School's Out, We're In!
Oct
8
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out, We're In!

Join us for a day of color play! Discover the secret language of the Color Wheel, and learn how artists use them as a tool. Campers will explore the world of color to create optical illusions, color wheels, a ROYGBIV-journal + more!

Before Care begins at 8am, and is free of charge.

Aftercare is available for $20/child, and is from 3pm - 6pm.

We hope to see you soon! 12 child capacity, waitlist registration is available.

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PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Monthly social based art making, creative play, and movie time for children aged 4-12 during the evening. Many parents go out in groups while their children participate in the evening programs while others take the opportunity to have a special date night.

Enjoy some time out while your kids enjoy some time in at Art Works. They will have an evening filled with a special art activity and finish the night with a pizza dinner and movie. 

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INTRO TO 3D ART
Sep
15
to Nov 10

INTRO TO 3D ART

Saturdays, September 15–November 11 (NO CLASS ON OCTOBER 20) | 3–4:30pm
$195 ($175 if you register by September 3)
​​​​​​​Ages 6-17

Three-dimensional art opens up an exciting new world of object-hood. Learn to make things that take up space! Composition, structure, and form are explored through a variety of mediums such as clay, wire, fiber, plaster, and other malleable materials. Explore new ways of thinking and making through this textured and dynamic intro course.

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INTRO TO DRAWING
Sep
15
to Nov 10

INTRO TO DRAWING

Saturdays, September 15–November 11 (NO CLASS ON OCTOBER 20) | 1–2:30pm
$195 ($175 if you register by September 3)
Ages 6-17

Students learn basic drawing skills as they investigate the importance of light, shadow, edges, perspective, and space. A great starter class for those who enjoy drawing, and want a more formal understanding to build from. We will help participants develop their ability to see as an artist.

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PRESCHOOL ART + READING
Sep
12
to Nov 14

PRESCHOOL ART + READING

SESSION 1: Wednesdays, September 12–October 10 | 9:30–11am
SESSION 2: Wednesdays, October 17–November 14 | 10–11am

$40 session ($10 drop-in).

We are excited to debut a brand new program that builds off of the success of our Toddler Time weekend program! Join us for a morning of art making and storytelling. Preschool aged children (ages 2-5), accompanied by a parent/guardian or caregiver, are welcome! We will experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques for little ones, as we reflect on the narratives we explore.

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PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Monthly social based art making, creative play, and movie time for children aged 4-12 during the evening. Many parents go out in groups while their children participate in the evening programs while others take the opportunity to have a special date night.

Enjoy some time out while your kids enjoy some time in at Art Works. They will have an evening filled with a special art activity and finish the night with a pizza dinner and movie. 

REGISTER ONLINE

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