2020 Spring Classes coming soon!

Fine Arts & Creativity

 

Canvas & Cocktails (Ages 21+)

Instructor: Kimberlye Richardson

Grab your friends, coworkers, or make it a unique date night and join us for an evening of entertaining art instruction. Not artistic? A little nervous? Don't worry! Our instructor will guide you through step by step recreating the featured painting. It’s easy, fun, and totally stress free. By the end of the night you will be amazed at the artwork you have created!

Sat, Jan 25, Feb 29, Mar 21, Apr 25, May 23 | 6:30-9:30

Tuition: $25 | 1 Class

 

Canvas & Cookies (Ages 6-17 w/Adult)

Instructor: Kimberlye Richardson

Cookies and Canvas not only instructs but also instills confidence in budding artists! Painting and socializing over cookies while your artwork has a little time to dry is just perfect! Parents are welcome to join, painting a memory with their child.

Sat, Jan 25, Feb 29, Mar 21, Apr 25, May 23| 3:00-6:00

Tuition: $30 | 1 Class

 

Beginner Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A practical introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Wed, Apr 1-May 20| 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $80 | 8 Classes

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Intermediate Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A more advance overview to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Thurs, Apr 2-May 21| 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $75 | 8 Classes

Pottery
 

Wheel Throwing (Ages 16+)

Instructor: Lida Scharton

Students will learn the basics of how to throw on the wheel.  They will be provided with 25 lbs. of clay and the use of all Firehouse glazes.

Wed, Feb 5-Apr 1 and/or May 6-Jul 1 | 6:30-9:00

Tuition: $100 | 9 Classes 

 

Pottery Date Night (Ages 21+)

Instructor: Julia Lipe

Bring your better half and create handmade mugs together! There will be collaborating but also a little friendly competition never hurt so be ready to show off your creative side. What makes better than a relaxing evening making pottery and sipping on some wine?
Thurs, Feb 20-27 and/or April 16-23 | 7:00-9:00

Tuition: $50/couple | 2 Classes

 

Adult Pottery-Hand Building (Ages 16+)

Instructor: Julia Lipe

Learn how to hand build and glaze your own pottery. In this 3 day workshop learn the foundations of clay hand building will allow you to explore your own individual creative ideas.
Mon, Feb 10-24 | 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $40 | 3 Classes

 

Kids Pottery-Hand Building (Ages 6-13)

Instructor: Julia Lipe

Learn basic hand building techniques and apply them in this two-day workshop where kids will build, carve, and glaze their very own creations!

Sun, Mar 1-8 | 1:30-3:30

Tuition: $30 | 2 Classes


Open Pottery Studio

Students 18 and older with prior ceramics experience may sign-up for open studio use of the ceramics room.  The fee covers use of wheels, and glazes. Firing is only done by Firehouse personnel when kiln is full.

Call for studio availability

Dance, Fitness & Relaxation

 

Beginner-Basic Ballet/Tap (Ages 3-5)

Instructor: Maya Pool

This class is for students with little to elementary skills and will take students through the basics in ballet and tap techniques. Students signing up will be performing in the annual spring recital May 2.

Sat, Feb 1-May 2 | 10:00-11:00

Tuition: $30/month or $120| 12 Classes

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet & tap shoes

ADDITIONAL COST: recital costume
 

Basic-Intermediate Ballet/Tap (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Audrey Marshall

This class is for dancers with basic, previous dance skills and will take students through the basics in ballet and tap techniques. Students signing up will be performing in the annual spring recital May 2.

Sat, Feb 1-May 2 | 11:00-12:00

Tuition: $30/month or $120 | 12 Classes

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet & tap shoes
ADDITIONAL COST: recital costume

 

Hip-Hop (Ages 6-11)

Instructor: Audrey Marshall

Hip-hop allows students to let go and dance without being limited by rules of technique. Dancers will learn to how to control their body movements and get a great workout in the process. Students signing up will be performing in the annual spring recital May 2.

Sat, Feb 1-May 2 | 12:00-12:45

Tuition: $25/month or $75 | 12 Classes
Required: workout attire

ADDITIONAL COST: recital costume
 

Yoga (Ages 18+)

Instructor: Lindsey Gomez

A breath-centered vinyasa (flow) Hatha yoga class that will calm the mind and rejuvenate the body. The class will include a brief meditation at the beginning and end that will help you become more in-tune with your breath as well as quiet the busy-ness of the mind. Practice will be adapted to suit all levels from beginners to experienced practitioners.
Mon, Jan 13-27, Feb 3, 10, 24 | 9:00-10:00am
or
Mon, Jan 13-27, Feb 3, 10, 24 | 6:00-7:00pm
or
Wed, Jan 15-29, Feb 5-26 | 6:00-7:00pm

Tuition: $20-35/month | 3-5 Classes/month

Drop-ins welcome | $10 per class (exact change required)

Required: yoga mat, workout attire 

 

Meditation (Ages 18+)

Instructor: Lucky

Meditation is an ancient practice with a contemporary following. Whether you’re interested in meditating to harness your emotions or boost your productivity, these sessions will help you find your center.

Wed, Ongoing | 1:00-2:00
Tuition: Free

Creativity


Creative Writing Group (Ages 16-Adult)

Instructor: Kris Reichart-Anderson, Certified Creativity Coach
No matter if you have an idea in your head or a finished novel in a drawer, join us to learn how to move your writing forward, while forgetting about your high school English class.

Thurs, Mar 5-26 | 6:00-7:15

Tuition: $30 | 4 Classes

 

Photography

 

Community Open Darkroom (Ages 18+)

This is for photographers wanting a place to print. Green chemicals and some equipment provided; bring your own paper.

Tuition: $10/scheduled use or $50 unlimited month

 

Free Kid Workshops (Grade K-5)

Pre-registration required

 

Free Craft Workshop
Instructor: DRCA Staff

Thurs, Jan 16, Feb 13, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21 | 4:00-5:00

Tuition: FREE | 1 class

 

Registration Information:

  • To register for a class, you can come by the Firehouse to fill out a registration form and pay for the class

  • Class spots cannot be held until payment is received

  • You must pre-register for all classes

  • DRCA Members receive a 10% discount

  • Classes may cancel due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified by phone

  • Full refund are given only if class is canceled by the Firehouse. If a student wishes to cancel before the first class day a full refund less 30% will be given.

  • No refund after first class

 

Note to Parents:

In order to better serve you and insure the enjoyment and safety of our youngest art patrons,

please be on time to pick-up your child. 
Please let us know if your child has any special needs. All classes are designed to be age appropriate and you will need to contact the Firehouse if you are interested in having your child attend a class outside of his/her age limit. Thank you for your interest as we continue to provide quality art education!

 

 

Class Scholarships

Scholarships based on economic need are available.

One scholarship a year per family

Scholarship Sponsors: Del Rio Rotary Club

 


This project is supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, The United Way,

and the Val Verde Community Foundation, along with many of our other sponsors as shown on our sponsorship page