Registration is open for the Darien Arts Center fall classes for all ages in dance, visual arts, martial arts and music. Fall classes start in September and it is suggested to register early as classes fill up quickly. New classes include more Hip Hop, Boys Ballet, Mixed Media Collage and Group Guitar, Sing / Songwriting and Ukulele. To register for courses, visit darienarts.org or call (203) 655-8683. The DAC is located at 2 Renshaw Road, behind City Hall.
DANCE: The DAC dance program offers students ages 3 and up to adults the chance to practice in one of the best dance venues in Fairfield County. Fall classes run from September 7, 2021 to January 22, 2022. Tuition fees are $ 410. Adult hospitality and class card options are available. Dance lessons for all levels, ages 3 and up, include ballet, hip hop, lyrical jazz, contemporary jazz, modern jazz, Broadway and Pointe. Register for all dance classes on darienarts.org.
MARTIAL ARTS: Classes are designed to hone fine motor skills and improve focus and self-discipline, while learning self-defense and having fun.
OPEN MARTIAL ARTS, 8 years old and over, Monday, 6-7 p.m., Sept. 13-Jan. $ 17.410.
YOUTH MARTIAL ARTS, 5-12 years old, Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sept 9-Jan 20, $ 410
TEEN / ADULT MARTIAL ARTS, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sept. 9-Jan. $ 20.410. Adult hospitality and class card options are available.
NEW CLASS OF BEGINNING SINGERS-COMPOSERS Grades 5-8 | Saturday, 11 am-12pm | 2 Oct 2 Dec 11 | $ 250
NEW SINGER-COMPOSER COURSE Grades 9-12 | Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | 2 Oct 2 Dec 11 | $ 250
NEW BEGINNER GROUP GUITAR Grades 2-5 | saturday | 10 am-10.45am | 2 Oct. 2 Dec. 11 | $ 210 NEW BEGINNER UKULELE Grades 2-5 | saturday | 2.30pm-3.15pm | 2 Oct. 2 Dec. 11 | 210 $
VISUAL ARTS: Classes and workshops for children and adults include painting, drawing, photography and crafts. Students train in the DAC’s spacious visual arts studio.
CARTOON Grades 1-4 | Monday, 4:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m. | 20 Sep-Dec 6 | $ 250
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION Grades 5-8 | Tuesday, 4:10 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. | 21 Sep-Nov 30 | $ 360
ARTISTIC EXPLORATIONS Grades 1-4 | Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | Session 1 | 6-27 Oct | Session 2 | 17 Nov-Dec 8 | $ 90 per session
DRAWING AND PAINTING Grades 5-8 | Wednesday, 5 pm-6.30pm | 22 Sep-Dec 15 | $ 360
PAINT AND PASTE: MIXED MEDIA AND BONDING Grades 1-4 | Thursday, 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | 21 Oct-Dec 16 | $ 220
DIGITAL IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY: THE GREAT OUTDOORS Grades 5-8 | Friday, 3:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m. | 24 Sep 24 Dec 3 | $ 176
ROUNDHAND CALLIGRAPHY – ENGRAVERS ‘WRITING Adult | Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. | Sep 21-Oct 26 | $ 295
SIP AND PAINT: STILL LIFE Adult | Friday October 15, 7-9 p.m. | $ 50
CROWN WORKSHOPS Adult | Friday December 3, 7-9 p.m. | Friday December 10, 7-9 p.m. | $ 70 per workshop