WHAM offers kids, special needs classes in Surprise

Posted 7/12/22

WHAM Art Association, at 16560 N. Dysart Road, finishes July with the following classes.

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WHAM offers kids, special needs classes in Surprise


WHAM Art Association, at 16560 N. Dysart Road, finishes July with the following classes:

• WHAM Kids has monthly Saturday arts and crafts offerings for ages 8 to 12.

The next offering is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 16 and the theme was Bears Fork Painting.

Each class costs $10.

This program is brought to you by WHAM Apples for Art; where donations are provided to bring arts and crafts to kids at a heavliy dscounted rate to you bringing art to little ones to enjoy.

The group will participate in small arts and crafts projects, with a different medium each class, consisting of either watercolors, mixed media, painting, crafts and small projects.

Dede Robinson is the instructor. All supplies will be provided. The class has a maximum of 16 students.

• Finding the Artist Within, a special needs program for those with physical disabilities, cognitive, developmental and mental health disorders.

The next offering is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 21. All classes are $20.

The creative process in making an art piece offers persons with physical or cognitive challenges the opportunity to further develop skills, interests and competencies across their lives. WHAM offers ongoing studio-based classes staffed by practicing artists who provide support and assistance to the students.

The WHAM classroom has a wheelchair accessible entrance, located in a quiet area at the art center.

A lunchroom is available for use by those attending the program giving them an opportunity to finish with lunch together (lunch is not provided.) This can be an enjoyable outing by taking an art class, having lunch, and viewing the artworks in the gallery and gift shop.

Caretakers, and chaperones are recommended for attendance.

For details and questions, emal Cindy Chambers or book online

Classes are on the Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted and if date falls on a holiday).


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