Classes - Octagon Center for the Arts
Classes

Classes

Children's Classes

The Octagon offers art classes for children 18 months to teens          

Young Adult Classes

 

Adult Classes

The Octagon Center for the Arts offers a wide range of art classes in various media such as painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, specialty workshops, and Ladies' Art night.

 

Registration:

To Register for a class:

  • Fill out and submit our online registration form HERE.
     
  • Call 515.232.5331 to register over the phone with a credit card.
     
  • Mail or drop by registration forms (PDF) and payment to:
    Octagon Center for the Arts
    427 Douglas Ave 
    Ames, Iowa 50010

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED AND PAID FOR NO LESS THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE THE CLASS IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN.
PAYMENT COMPLETES YOUR REGISTRATION.

 

 

Be sure to check out our new Education Policies tab on the left side of the page!  These policies have been put in place to protect both students and the Octagon's best interest - the more informed you are, the easier it will be to pick the right class for you!

Check back frequently for updates or sign up for our email newsletters to learn more about the happenings in the Education Department at the Octagon Center for the Arts.

 

The Octagon Center for the Arts offers nearly 200 classes a year to Ames and surrounding communities. Classes and workshops are open to all ages in a variety of media such as ceramics, dance, drawing, fiber arts, painting, photography and sculpture.  See the list below of special education events. We offer year round art camps to children ages 5 - 18 that offer a great social, creative and educational experience. See below for School Days Off descriptions.

The Octagon provides Education Outreach services for school groups, organizations and groups with special needs. Outreach programs are designed to serve the individual needs of each group. Outreach programs consist of earning scout badges, gallery tours and workshops with exhibiting artists. We welcome the opportunity to serve the community, and will work with your group to design a creative experience to remember.

 

 

 

Important Documents available in PDF Form

2012 Scholarship Application

- Scholarships are available for classes and camps
Class Registration Form
 

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Octagon and speak with the Education Director at 515.232.5331 ext. 226 

 

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