Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

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Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

Nurture your natural artistic ability or push your limits to learn a new skill and talent.  WCPR offers a number of arts and crafts classes led by an incredible team of instructors.  If you only enjoy the occasional art experience due to an already filled personal calendar, register to attend one-time, open workshops.  If you can’t find time during the week then check out our array of weekend workshops.  Or, maybe you have time and want to commit to an extended program that offers weekly classes to advance your skill on a weekly basis.  Whatever your schedule, we have just the right program to meet your needs through a variety of art mediums and techniques. *Click on highlighted Registration Code #'s for program description, details and online registration.

Classes for February, March, April and May
Location Codes:
FR = Franklin Recreation Complex in Franklin
LV = Longview Recreation Center in Spring Hill
NV = Nolensville Recreation Complex in Nolensville
FV = Fairview Recreation Complex in Fairview


Are you interested in finding your inner painter?  This is the class for you!  Painting with Yara Stagner is an introductory step by step class into the world of oil and acrylic painting.  Perfect class for the beginner or advanced student.  This class is an open workshop for painting and does not require pre-registration.  Payment must be made at the front desk prior to entering the workshop for class.  New students welcome to join anytime.  Instructor:  Yara Stagner, new students call instructor for supply list at 615-485-9839.
FR  Mon   2/6 - 2/27   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class
FR  Mon   3/6 - 3/27   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class
FR  Mon   4/3 - 4/24   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class
FR  Mon   5/1 - 5/29   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class

FLOWERS THAT POP WITH COLOR & STYLE - with Caroline Thompson
This class focuses on creating impressionst floral designs that literally pop off the canvas. Bold color choices mixed with unique designs and texture help the participants bring authenticity to their work. You'll see flowers in the landscape in a different way! Instructor: Caroline Thompson. Call Caroline at 303-882-8931 for more information and a materials list.
8543   EC   Thurs   3/23    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00
8544   EC   Thurs   4/27    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00
8545   EC   Thurs   5/18    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00

BASIC DRAWING - Beginners & Intermediate
This is an ongoing drop in class and each student is taught at their own skill level. The class will explore the basics of drawing such as perspective, value, color, and texture. Each class will include exercises such as drawing a face, an animal, or a landscape. Instructor: Marie Oxnard. Call Marie at 919-740-2800 or for more information.
8907  FR   Tues  2/7 - 2/28   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class
8908  FR   Tues  3/7 - 3/28 (skip 3/21)   10:00am to 12:00pm  Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class
8909  FR   Tues  4/4 - 4/25   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class
8910  FR   Tues  5/2 - 5/30   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class

Let's do art! Let's draw cartoons, doodle, paint, sculpt clay, collage, and more! We create with markers, paints, pastels, oil pastels, model magic, glue, and recycled found collage. You will be amazed at how much art and fun we will have in just a few hours. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Amy Stielstra. For more information you can contact Amy at 615-218-9877 or email
8622   FR  Tues  2/28   3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20
8623   EC  Tues  3/14   3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20
8624   EC  Tues  4/11   3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20
8625   EC  Tues   5/9    3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20

A Passion for Painting
*Click on the underlined registration links to see a picture of each class' painting & class details
Come out and join Melinda Duncan for a night of painting and discover your inner artist while painting with friends! You will have step-by-step instructions to create a trendy piece to call your own. Ladies this would be a great time to get your friends together for a fun and relaxing evening! Great for the beginner or advanced artist! Instructor: Melinda Duncan For more information contact Melinda at or visit

February - Meet Me in the Rain
7734   NV   Mon    2/13       5:45pm-8:45pm     Teens/Adults    $30
February - Flower Burst
7735   NV   Tues    2/28       5:45pm-8:45pm     Teens/Adults    $30

Franklin Art Scene's "First Friday Art Crawl" & Parent's Night Out!
Parents if you would like a night out to enjoy the Arts yourself, but need childcare.....we have the perfect solution for you.  WCPR has teamed up with The Franklin Art Scene to provide programs where you can drop off your kids to MAKE art....and then you can go downtown, enjoy dinner on Main Street and then mosey through the Franklin Art Crawl to see the work of incredible local artists. Click on the link in the left margin for more information! 
8842   FR    Fri   3/3    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Shelley   4yrs to 7yrs     $20
8586   FR    Fri   3/3    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs to 11yrs   $20
8843   FR    Fri   4/7    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Shelley    4yrs to 7yrs    $20
8587   FR    Fri   4/7    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs to 11yrs   $20
8844   FR    Fri   5/5    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Shelley    4yrs to 7yrs    $20
8588   FR    Fri   5/5    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs to 11yrs   $20

TEEN / ADULT POTTERY - Open Workshops
FV   Tuesdays   On-Going   11:00a  to  3:00pm   Teen/Adult   $12/class
*$25 supply fee is payable to instructor 
*Register or walk-in the day of at Fairview Recreation Center
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