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

4090128 / Painting & Drawing Studio

For all levels of experience and run as a studio session, students explore their own ideas for painting and drawing, using a variety of drawing and paint techniques and mediums. The instructor works briefly with students as a group, and then works with students individually while they develop their ideas. CAC
4090128-1 - Painting & Drawing Studio
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$186.00/$190.00
6/11/2024 - 7/30/2024
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
9-14

4090132 / Creative Space Studio

Are you looking to enhance your creativity? Are you already creative but just need to set aside some time for yourself and your art? This studio class is for anyone looking for a creative outlet. Each week we will have a new material or method for you to explore and create a finished product. You can also use this studio time to work on any project you’ve been meaning to do and you will have access to our materials and one of our dynamic teachers who can give you feed-back or assistance. No class 7/4. CAC
4090132-1 - Creative Space Studio
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Availability
Cancelled
Res/NonRes
$216.00/$220.00
6/13/2024 - 8/1/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
15 & up

4090133 / Intro to Plaster Art and Sculpture

Exploring sculptural techniques with plaster gauze and pour methods. Projects will include a va-riety of figural sculpture, plaster bowls, planters, and more!
4090133-1 - Intro to Plaster Art and Sculputre
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$216.00/$220.00
6/10/2024 - 7/29/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
15 & up

4090139 / Beginning Animation Workshop

This course will provide an introduction to the basics of animation. Learners use traditional animation practices to create artwork and apply the elements and principles of art and design, as well as the principles of animation. Learners in this course will experiment, take inspiration with watching examples and create artworks demonstrating the elements of art: Animation Basics, Principles of Animation, Character Design, Backgrounds, Movement, Script and Storyboards. Last session of class will be a showcase of projects for friends and family.
4090139-1 - Beginning Animation Workshop
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Availability
Waitlist
Res/NonRes
$186.00/$190.00
6/17/2024 - 8/5/2024
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
10-14

5090111 / The Kids & I

Ages 2-5 with adult Adults and pint-sized artists come together in this unique class to create masterpieces! This class uses a variety of art mediums and techniques such as clay, watercolors, collage, and pastels, with the focus on the colorful process of art. It’s a great way for caregivers to bond with children creatively! In order to provide the best quality time with your child, we ask that you refrain from bringing other children to class. CAC
5090111-1 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$161.00/$165.00
9/9/2024 - 10/28/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult
5090111-2 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$141.00/$145.00
9/12/2024 - 10/24/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult
5090111-3 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$161.00/$165.00
9/14/2024 - 11/2/2024
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult
5090111-4 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$121.00/$125.00
11/4/2024 - 12/16/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult
5090111-5 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$121.00/$125.00
11/7/2024 - 12/19/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult
5090111-6 - The Kids & I
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Availability
Unavailable
Res/NonRes
$121.00/$125.00
11/9/2024 - 12/21/2024
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
2-5 w/Adult