Download our Summer 2018 Brochure
Register online, or by phone at 319.273.8641


Classes for Children

Member’s prices are in parentheses
*Student age requirements must be met by the last day of class

Messy Mornings
Every Wednesday now through May 16
Please note, Messy Mornings will not be held on March 14 due to Spring Break Camp.

Explore a wide variety of materials through creative and delightfully messy projects! A parent or caregiver must accompany the participating child. Younger siblings are always welcome.
Age: 3 – 6
Location: Rownd Classrooms, Lower Level
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $5
Ask for Many Messy Mornings, all 14 sessions for $65 ($60). Requests for special Messy Morning sessions for groups and friends are encouraged. Call Angie at 319.268.5504 for more information.

NEW! Yoga & Messy Mornings
Enjoy a peaceful yoga class in the gallery or outdoors while your child participates in a fun and educational art class!
Every Wednesday, April 4 - May 9 from 10:15 - 11 a.m.
Join us to improve flexibility, core strength adn muscle endurance in a calm and relaxing environment. Yoga will take place at the Hearst Center in the main art gallery. Bring your own yoga mat.
$30/session or $15/session for current REC Center Members.

Students must meet the minimum age requirement before or during the program. Age groups may be combined for some activities.
Early Bird Registration: Get an extra 5% OFF when you register before May 28th
*If campers are attending all day camp, please bring a sack lunch!Youth Camps

Ages 5-8
Location: Rownd I Classroom
Times and Fees:
Group A: 9:00 am - noon Fee: $70 ($63) per week Limit: 12 students
Group B: 1:00 - 4:00 pm Fee: $70 ($63) per week Limit: 12 students
*Students may register in both Group A and Group B for a total of $140 ($136) per week.
Ages 9-12
Location: Rownd II Classroom Limit: 12 students
Times and Fees:
Group A: 9:00 am - noon Fee: $70 ($63) per week Limit: 12 students
Group B: 1:00 - 4:00 pm Fee: $70 ($63) per week Limit: 12 students
*Students may register in both Group A and Group B for a total of $140 ($136) per week.

June 11 - 15 Myths & Legends
Create art based on traditional myths and classic legends from a diverse collection of cultures; including Greek constellation myths, Early European knight stories, along with Native American folklore! Campers take inspiration from tales told in the classroom to create their own hand-made books. This class also offers campers time to experiment with their own vocal storytelling and costumes.

June 18-22 Ancient Archeology
Explore the ancient world through the eyes of an archeologist on a mission to discover art! Campers create art based on their visits to ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Rome & more.

June 25 - 29 Big Junk
Campers use all types of recycled materials to make both large and small scale sculptures and assemblages throughout the week. Special guests from the Waste Trac Education Team join us to share the importance of recycling and inspire campers to think creatively about junk!

July 9 - 13 Art Around the World
Explore the art and traditions of cultures from around the world! Campers make projects inspired by the visual and musical traditions of Mexico, India, Iran and more! Visiting local artists share about their own unique cultures and how tradition impacts their art.

July 16-20 Earth Camp
Discover animals, geological formations, plants and the vastness of the sea through a variety of creative projects! Create your own volcano, animal masks and get inspired by our garden’s wildlife! Campers will take a field trip to the UNI’s Greenhouse, too!

August 6-10 Get Messy
Leave the mess for us! Experiment with the messiest of mediums, from slime, paper mache, and marbling to clay. Campers will even get to help build a catapult to splatter paint! Dress for mess.

Other Opportunities

Girls Scouts / Boy Scouts Workshop
Hearst Center instructors are often available to assist Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in meeting art badge requirements with themed workshops. Although badges are not sold or distributed by the Hearst Center, troops can meet the requirements for their badges during a fun and creative afternoon for just $8 per Scout. The minimum requirement of Scouts per workshop is 8 and the maximum is 25 Scouts. Troops may combine to reach the minimum requirement. To set up a private art workshop, contact our Education Coordinator, Angie Hickok, at 319.273.8641.

Birthday Party Packages
Pick one of our birthday themes and celebrate your big day at the Hearst Center for the Arts!
Animal Safari Outer Space
Playing with Clay Ocean
Parties are scheduled on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Themes and art activities are designed for children ages 3 - 12. Cost is $140 for up to 15 participating guests; additional guests may be added at $8 each up to 25. At least one supervising adult for every 8 party guests is required. To set up a private birthday party package and/or for more information contact the Hearst Center at 319.273.8641.

James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50613
Gallery Hours
Mondays | Closed
Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hearst Center for the Arts is part of the Department of
Municipal Operations & Programs, City of Cedar Falls.
City of Cedar Falls