Get Creative, Locally! July 2017 Edition

We’re finally at the peak of summer! July is always an exciting month with the Independence Day activities. This month we’re adding a little more than just local art events we’ve also listed some great art camps/classes!  If you’re interested in finally starting your artistic endeavors…lucky you, because you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up some classes that are held in the area to get your creative juices flowing. Even better, we’ve listed some options that will entice your little ones into the art world! Get ready to mark “become an artist” off your bucket list!

7/11- Art in Story Park: Take your little one for a quick story and fun art based activity afterwards at Story Park next to the Main Library.  This event is free and will provide all of the art supplies! Story times vary from 9:30 am(babies), 10:00 (toddlers), and 10:30 (preschoolers).

The Cameron Art Museum is a great place to start looking for classes. All of the classes are taught by local artists in the area! They offer Adult/Youth studio classes as well as weekend workshops. The studio classes range from painting to drawing and everything in between. Check out their classes here to find one that is a great fit for you!

If you’re interested in painting a great option would be the ArtWorks gallery. They have a handful of painting instructors and one who offers expertise on the art of colored pencil. For more information on how to contact these wonderful instructors check here!

If you’re interested in something more fun and light don’t leave out Wine and Design! It’s definitely a fun way to get creative and pick up a few basic painting tricks! Or if painting isn’t for you, and you’d rather work with you hands check out Fat Cat Pottery; they offer pottery classes that involve hand building, glazing, and learning how to use the potter’s wheel.

Friends School of Wilmington hosts half-day art camps for your “Mini- Monets”. For more information, time, and pricing contact Tracy Tertzagian at or by phone at (910)792-1811.

That wraps it up for the month of July, but if you know of more events please let us know! If you find yourself at any of these events or camps use the hashtags #getcreativelocally or #PFA on social media so we can check them out! We’d love to see you supporting the community!

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