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Art à la Carte Mobile Art Studio

Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Crafts, and more!

Welcome to Art à la Carte! Operated by Westminster’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the city’s mobile art studio will offer hands-on art instruction to small groups in a neighborhood setting.

Visual Arts Workshops

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$8/person

Schedule:

Date Time Workshop Description Ages Location
July 6 3:30-5 p.m. Picasso Drawing Game Create a new and unique face with this fun, interactive dice game. 3+ Westminster Station
July 6 5:30-7 p.m. Botanical Illustration Using oil pastels and baby oil, create an illustration of flowers. 3+ Westminster Station
July 17 9:30-11 a.m. Watercolor Shapes Return to the basics creating shapes of all kinds and textures. 3+ Westbrook Park
July 17 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Abstract Art Using acrylic paint and ink, experience the unconventional world of anstracts using movement, color, and experimentation. 3+ Westbrook Park
July 20 3:30-5 p.m. Tiny Fauvist Fauvism is an early form of Expressionism in the early 1900s. Paint portraits using wild colors and contoured lines. Adults Nottingham Park
July 20 5:30-7 p.m. Gelatin Printing Monotype printing is a type of printmaking that generally yields only one quality imprint from a prepared printing plate. In this class, you will print objects on gelatin. 10+ Nottingham Park
July 31 9:30-11 a.m. Block Printing Expand your drawing and craftsmanship ability and experiment art in two and three dimensions. 16+ Cotton Creek Park
July 31 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Landscape and Folk Art Create your own perfect landscape with charcoal and acrylic paint. 5+ Cotton Creek Park
Aug. 7 9:30-11 a.m. Block Printing Expand your drawing and craftsmanship ability and experiment art in two and three dimensions. 16+ Westminster Station
Aug 7 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Landscape and Folk Art Create your own perfect landscape with charcoal and acrylic paint. 5+ Westminster Station
Aug. 11 3:30-5 p.m. Tiny Fauvist Fauvism is an early form of Expressionism in the early 1900s. Paint portraits using wild colors and contoured lines. Adults Nottingham Park
Aug. 11 5:30-7 p.m. Gelatin Printing Monotype printing is a type of printmaking that generally yields only one quality imprint from a prepared printing plate. In this class, you will print objects on gelatin. 10+ Nottingham Park
Aug. 21 9:30-11 a.m. Picasso Drawing Game Create a new and unique face with this fun, interactive dice game. 3+ Westbrook Park
Aug. 21 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Botanical Illustration Using oil pastels and baby oil, create an illustration of flowers of your choice. 3+ Westbrook Park
Aug. 25 3:30-5 p.m. Abstract Art Using acrylic paint and ink, experience the unconventional world of abstracts using movement, color, and experimentation. 3+ Cotton Creek Park
Aug. 25 5:30-7 p.m. Watercolor Shapes Return to the basics creating shapes of all kinds and textures. 3+ Cotton Creek Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre Workshops

Presented by the City of Westminster and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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  • Expert Instruction from the Teaching Artist team of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • Classes for all ages K-adult (see descriptions)
  • Only $15 per workshop (plus tax and fees)
  • Workshops limited to 10 participants per session
  • All classes offered outdoors in park settings (rain or shine)



WEEK 1: JUNE 9

Nottingham Park (8695 Allison St.)
Theatre Time! -  1-2:15 p.m., Grades K-2
A delighful mix of story, craft, and whole-body learning will open the pages of storybooks to discover the simplest joys of theatrical and creative play.
Improv to the C.O.R.E. - 2:45-4 p.m., Grades 3-5
Join the world of improv and build your C.O.R.E. (Character, Objective, Relationship, and Environment). Play with ways improvisation can expand your creativity and challenge your imagination.

WEEK 2: JUNE 16
Westfield Village Park (11450 Wolff St.)
Theatre Time! - 1-2:15 p.m., Grades K-2
A delighful mix of story, craft, and whole-body learning will open the pages of storybooks to discover the simplest joys of theatrical and creative play.
Discovering Shakespeare - 2:45-4 p.m., Adults and Seniors
Enter the world of the Bard in this intro to the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare! Gain a deeper understanding of--and appreciation for--the ways and wiles of Elizabethan manners.

WEEK 3: JUNE 23
Big Dry Creek Park (1700 W 128th St.)
Theatre Time! - 1-2:15 p.m., Grades K-2
A delighful mix of story, craft, and whole-body learning will open the pages of storybooks to discover the simplest joys of theatrical and creative play.
Circus Skills! - 2:45-4 p.m., Grades 3-5
Get ready to clown around! Students will explore the ins and outs of clowing through a variety of activities, exercises, small vignettes, juggling, and hat tricks!

WEEK 4: JUNE 30
Westbrook Park (9750 W 97th Ave.)
Broadway & Me - 1-2:15 p.m., Grades 3-5
Explore the best of Broadway! Dance, sing, act and craft! Learn choreography, songs and lyrics from beloved Broadway musicals--then design your own show poster as a souvenir of your day in showbiz!
Improv to the C.O.R.E. - 2:45-4 p.m., Middle School
Join the world of improv and build your C.O.R.E. (Character, Objective, Relationship, and Environment). Play with ways improvisation can expand your creativity and challenge your imagination.

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