Download our Winter 2019 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 (ages 3–6)
Wednesdays, December 19–March 6
(No Messy Mornings Dec. 26 or Jan. 2)
Children explore a wide variety of materials through creative and delightfully messy projects. A parent or caregiver must accompany the participating child. Younger siblings are welcome.
Time: 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Fee: $5
Ask for Many Messy Morning, all 10 sessions
for $45 ($40). To register call 319.268.5504

Saturday Mornings at the Hearst
January 5–February 9

“DoodleSplats”: Print, Paint and Sketch
Explore drawing, painting and printing through a variety of wildly colorful age-appropriate projects. Students’ fun, creative and collaborative works
of art are available to take home by the end of
6 weeks.
Times: (Ages 10–12) 9:00–9:50 a.m.
(Ages 4–5) 10:00–10:50 a.m.
(Ages 6–9) 11:00–11:50 a.m.
Fee: $30 ($27)
Limit: 12 students

Kids Clay Studio
Engage your child’s creativity through the art of ceramics. Use a variety of tools to make unique three-dimensional creations.
Times: (Ages 6–9) 9:00–9:50 a.m.
(Ages 10–12) 10:00–10:50 a.m.
(Ages 4–5) 11:00–11:50 a.m.
Fee: $30 ($27) + $7 clay lab fee
Limit: 8 students

On Stage: Drama, Movement
and Performance
Enchanting stories, characters, costumes and more are imagined and performed as a group in this active Saturday class. Your final class day is dedicated to performances for friends and family in Mae Latta Hall at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Time: (Ages 4–5) 9:00–9:50 a.m.
(Ages 6–9) 10:00–10:50 a.m.
(Ages 10–12) 11:00–11:50 a.m.
Fee: $30 ($27)
Limit: 12 students

Holiday Ornament Workshop
Sunday, December 2 from 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Hand-make unique ceramic ornaments—for yourself or as a gift—in this special family-friendly holiday workshop. Participants will be able to pick up their work after firing beginning December 11.
Fee: $10 per adult, $5 kids
(kids under 5 free)

National Day of Service @ The Hearst
Monday, January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Use your creativity on this day of service and join us in partnering with the Black Hawk County Veteran’s Affairs to create hats and scarves for local veterans in need. This event is free and all materials are provided. Invest some time and creativity while helping our neighbors in need.

Fantastical Clay Creatures
Saturdays, January 12–February 2 from 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Use your imagination to design and hand-build your own fantasy creature. This four week class offers instruction in the basics of hand-building and opportunities to develop sculpting techniques.
Ages: 12–16
Fee: $42 ($37) + $7 Clay Fee

Art Day Away
February 22 & March 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(before and after care available)
Explore a variety of materials and interesting art activities in these fun, single-day camps held on public schools’ professional development days. Painting, drawing, printing and more are explored throughout this day-long event. Student art is ready to take home at the end of the day. Snacks are provided in the morning and afternoon; campers must bring their own lunch. Before & after care available from 8:30–9:00 a.m. and 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Ages: K–6
Fee: $35 ($31.50)/session
Before and After Care:Additional $10/day

Spring Break Camp
March 18–22
Students explore a sampling of art materials and techniques while creating fun and exciting projects to take home. Snacks provided in the morning and afternoon. Students must bring a sack lunch. Before & after care available from 8:30–9:00 a.m. and 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Ages: K–6
Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Fee: $35 ($31.50)/day,
$160 ($144)/week
Before and After Care:Additional $10/day

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