SCC Partners With St. Charles County Arts Council to Offer Non-Credit Classes

December 03, 2012

St. Charles Community College is partnering with the St. Charles County Arts Council to offer a variety of non-credit continuing education classes for the community at the Lillian Yahn Gallery in the Arts Council headquarters located in Winghaven (O’Fallon), Mo.

“This partnership is mutually beneficial, and will enhance the ability of both organizations to meet their goal of providing the community with high quality arts and cultural classes and experiences,” said Tina Seiker, SCC associate dean for continuing education.

Classes begin in January 2013 and include the following:

  • Art and Wine Extravaganza!
  • Experiential Drawing: Mark Making With a Mixed Media Approach
  • Creative Photos With Beautiful Butterflies
  • Arts Funding – Making It Big!
  • iPad for the Visual Artist
  • Watercolor, Composition, Color and Creativity! (Ages 7-12)
  • Yoga 4 Teens and Tweens (Ages 7-12)
  • Small Scale Sculpture Art

The classes vary in cost, from $39-$99. For more information or to register for classes, visit stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233.

“We’re excited to work with SCC and hope the partnership will bring more awareness to the arts in the St. Charles community,” said Bruce Howard, president of the St. Charles County Arts Council board.

The partnership provides SCC the opportunity to offer a broad variety of classes in art, music, writing, performance and other personal enrichment classes to people of all ages at an off-campus location. Classes will be held at Lillian Yahn Gallery, 7443 Village Center Drive, O’Fallon, MO 63368.

The St. Charles County Arts Council is an umbrella organization that advocates for all arts and artists in St. Charles County. Their purpose is to encourage and develop the arts by creating public awareness of county arts activities, to foster communication among visual, performing and literary arts groups, to work for common goals in the interest of community art development, to sponsor exhibits, workshops, art shows and events and to aid individual members and organizations in their efforts to create art awareness and activities in the county.

The SCC Continuing Education Department promotes lifelong learning by developing classes that encourage the community to pursue their talents and passions. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

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