Winter 2021 brochure is available at the front desk to pick up. A printable brochure is available here. View a list of our 2021 offerings below!

Students must reach the minimum age requirement before or during the program. Questions may be directed to the Education Coordinator, Angie Hickok, by calling 319.268.5504 or email. To register call 319.273.8641 or go online at LeisureLink.

Please note that all in person classes will be social distanced and class size is reduced. All students must wear a mask to class! 

Ages: 4–6, 7–9, 10–13
Choose between three different age groups! Every kit includes instructions and a variety of materials for DIY art activities of varying media. Some adult supervision is required. An optional live virtual instructor-led lesson is held on the third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. Links for virtual lessons are sent in advance. Kits are offered for January, February and March. Pick up your kit the first Friday of each month (January’s kit is available January 8).
Fee: $35 ($31) per kit


Ages: 2–6
Order a kit with one month of “Messy Morning” activities! Activities explore cognitive, sensory and creatively messy projects with parental guidance.
Unique kits are available January, February and March. Pick up your kit the first Friday of each month (January’s kit is available January 8).
Fee: $20 ($18) per kit

March 15–19 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Shake off winter and let those creative sparks fly! Our camp sessions are packed with art, music and creative play. We’re hosting two simultaneous camps with limited capacity for your safety. Camps are dependent on local COVID-19 numbers; a final decision to be made by February 12. Registration
opens February 12.
Fee: Available Feb. 12

THE EXQUISITE CORPSE: Drawing Game for All Ages
Pick up free kits starting January 21, send back to the Hearst by February 4

Get silly collaborating with others and make a surrealist drawing! The project kit includes sized paper and a prompt to draw one body section (head, torso, legs), a specialty drawing pen and a self-addressed envelope to send your art back to the Hearst. We’ll pair your drawing with other body parts and display in the Hearst lobby and online. You can participate anonymously if you prefer!  

FREE and for all ages, registration required. Register online at or by calling 319-273-8641 by January 18. Kits available for pick up at the Hearst starting January 21. Drop off or mail your contribution to the Hearst (postage-paid envelope provided) before February 4. Instructions and a little history of this surrealist game included!


Starts January 19, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of Every Month from 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Ages: 13–18
Join us again! Teens work on personal projects with peer feedback and instructor guidance (available but not required). Club members decide what to work on in a no-pressure environment twice a month. This club is free and open to all teens. Some art materials provided and students are welcome to bring their own supplies. Pre-registration required. For your safety, club sessions are limited to 8 and masks are required.
Instructor: Jiyoung Kim