Metro Arts Center

8360 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40258
(502) 937-2055

Manager: Kevin Kinney 

The Metro Arts Center offers classes for children and adults in the fine and applied arts. If you're looking to acquire or refine a particular artistic skill – from guitar playing and cartooning to pottery and silversmithing – the Metro Arts Center has a fun, affordable class for you.

Please call (502) 937-2055 for more information.


2018 Summer Schedule
 

Summer Operating Hours: Thru September 1, 2018

Monday           3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday           10 a.m. - 9 p.m. 
Wednesday      1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday          4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday              Closed
Saturday          Closed
Sunday            Closed

Open Studio Times
Tuesday           11 a.m. - 2 p.m. / 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday       1 p.m. - 4 p.m. / 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thurday            6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

PreSchool Art
Children explore creativity and various art processes
Tuesdays 2:00-2:45
July 31-Sept 17
$12/visit

Cartooning
Learn to draw cartoon characters and scenes.
Instructor: George Taylor
Tuesdays 6:30-7:30
June 12-July 31
$65, ages 6-12

Youth Clay
Learn to create objects out of clay
Mondays 4:30-6
June 4-July 30
$85, ages 8-12

Teen Clay
Explore working with clay and glazes.
Mondays, 6 pm - 8 pm
June 4-July 30
$96, ages 13-18

Teen Painting
Explore techniques and methods of painting.
Instructor: George Taylor
Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
June 16 - Aug. 4
$108

Youth Painting
Learn fundamental methods of painting.
Mondays, 6 pm - 7 pm
June 4 - July 30
$75     

Silversmithing: Fabrication
Shaping, joining and finishing jewelry.
Instructor: Lauri Adkins
Tuesdays 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
June 5 - July 24
$97, ages 15 and older

Lost Wax
Casting Cast objects in metal using the lost wax method.
Instructor: Lauri Adkins
Thursdays 6:00-9:00
June 12-Aug 2
$110, ages 17 and older

Oil Painting
Study light, form and feeling.
Instructor: Ken Lucchese
Wednesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
July 11 - Sept. 12
$117, ages 17 and older

Drawing
Develop drawing skills using pencil and ink. 
Instructor: George Taylor
Thursdays 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
July 19-Sept 6
$96, ages 14 and older

Special Effects Make Up
Create convincing special effects and props.
Instructor: Corey Elmore
Saturdays 12 pm - 2:30 pm 
June 16 - Aug. 4
$110, ages 13 and older

Screen Printing
Learn screen printing techniques to transfer images to cards, posters, and clothing.
Instructor: Allen Martin
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30
July 3 - Aug. 28
$96, ages 15 and older

Pottery
Make ceramic objects using the potter’s wheel and other techniques. 
Tuesdays 10:30 am - 1:30 pm 
Instructor: Laura George
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00
Instructor: Charles Riche
Sept 11 - Nov 20
$145, ages 17-older

Hobbyist Model Techniques
Learn methods and techniques in buildingand painting models.
Instructor: Rob Edwards
Wednesdays, 6 - 9
August 22 - Oct. 10
$110

Flute Lessons
Children and adults can learn to play flute. 30 minute lessons scheduled individually with the instructor.
$25/lesson

Guitar Lessons
Children and adults can learn to play guitar. 30 minute lessons scheduled individually with the instructor.
$25/lesson 

Family Mud
Learn hand building and wheel throwing techniques
Saturdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
June 16 - Aug. 4
$96 

Sculpting Animals
Learn techniques and methods of sculpting animals in clay.
Instructor: Terri Gilmore
Saturdays 12 pm - 2 pm 
June 23 - Aug. 11
$95