Free teen arts classes available in February

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Teens who are interested in the visual and performing arts are invited to participate in free workshops on Saturdays in February as part of the Atlantic County Teen Arts Academy. The goal of the Teen Arts Academy is to provide area young people with greater arts education opportunities and to enhance skills needed in preparation for college or a professional program.

The Teen Arts Academy is a collaborative effort of the Hammonton Arts Center, the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, the Noyes Museum/Stockton College, Atlantic Cape Community College, Cygnus Creative Arts Center and the Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs in addition to others.

February workshops are scheduled as follows:

Feb. 2 – Drawing Faces and Caricatures, Creative writing: Zines for Teens, Why Improvise: A Dance Workshop or Theatre Auditioning Workshop
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing - 9:30 am -12:30 pm

Feb. 9 – Exploring Techniques for Creating Watercolor Painting

Hammonton Arts Center, Hammonton - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Feb. 9 - Musical Theater Styles and Audition Class
Cygnus Creative Art Center, Egg Harbor Township - 12 noon - 3 pm

Feb. 16 – Digitally Manipulated Painting or East Asian Painting
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona – 10 am - 3 pm

Feb. 16 – Digital Photography
Mazzeo Photography Studio, Hammonton - 1 pm - 4 pm

Feb. 23 – Student Art Portfolio Preparation or Accordian Book Making
Hammonton Arts Center, Hammonton  – 9 am - 12 Noon

Feb.23 - Student Art Portfolio Preparation
Hammonton Arts Center, Hammonton  – 1 pm - 4 pm

 All participants must be pre-registered. Registration deadline is January 25. Space is limited. Registration form and full descriptions of the workshops are available online at www.aclink.org/culturalaffairs.

 More workshops are planned for March and April but will cost participants a nominal fee of no more than $10 per workshop. Funding has been provided in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts which has allowed the program to be offered at no or low cost to the participants to provide greater accessible to a wider audience.

 For more information contact the Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs via email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by calling (609) 646-8699 x6314, Monday through Friday.


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