Brickton Art Center

Brickton Art Center

Brickton Art Center

Centennial Activity Center is home to Brickton Art Center, a non-profit organization serving the people of Park Ridge and surrounding communities through creative outreach services in art therapy, art education, and exhibitions using various artistic disciplines and media. 

Each season, Brickton offers classes at the Park Ridge Park District for all ages and ability levels. Classes are held in the art studio at the Centennial Activity Center.

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Programs

4090118 / Painting on Canvas

Learn the proper way to paint on canvas using acrylic paints. From priming your canvas, creating an undertone, transferring images and more! You will be painting like an expert in no time. Students will create one larger canvas and a couple smaller pieces. CAC
4090118-1 - Painting on Canvas
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Availability
Cancelled
Res/NonRes
$156.00/$160.00
6/11/2024 - 7/30/2024
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
9-12

4090119 / Adventures in Art

This class is a staple in our curriculum for a reason! Here is a wonderful opportunity for this age group to get their hands in a little bit of everything. Learn a bit about every art medium, such as drawing, clay, watercolor, and sculpture. We use ink, graphite, pastel, paints, and clay as we re-ally get our creativity pumping! CAC
4090119-1 - Adventures in Art
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Availability
Waitlist
Res/NonRes
$156.00/$160.00
6/10/2024 - 7/29/2024
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
5.00-8.99

4090120 / Kids' Clay

Calling all clay-crazy kids! We use hand building techniques as we create pinch pots, animals, tiles, masks, unusual objects, and vessels in this fun class! Safe glazes are used to add color to your work. Each week offers a new project. There is no such thing as too much clay!
4090120-1 - Kids' Clay
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Availability
Waitlist
Res/NonRes
$156.00/$160.00
6/12/2024 - 7/31/2024
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
5-8

4090121 / Tween Wheel Throwing

This class will introduce students to throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will get plenty of practice time on the wheel and will even have time to handbuild. Pieces will be fired and glazed. CAC
4090121-1 - Tween Wheel Throwing
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$181.00/$185.00
6/12/2024 - 7/31/2024
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
10-14

4090123 / Cool Clay

In this class, we will do a variety of projects which use the basic techniques of ceramics, and grow from there. Students will be led in a series of projects, and end this session with a project they design themselves! CAC
4090123-1 - Cool Clay
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$156.00/$160.00
6/12/2024 - 7/31/2024
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
9-12