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October Workshops at Cornerstone Center for the Arts

Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ month of October once-a-month workshops include Kids & Paints, Monthly Dance Club, Fall Break Arts Camp, Pints & Paints at The Fickle Peach, The Art of Cartography, Bad Art Night at Cornerstone, and Coffee & Paints.

Kids & Paints is a painting workshop designed especially for children ages 7 and up. Adults are welcome to join and paint alongside their children as well; this class is all about having fun. An additional registration and registration fee is required for adults wishing to paint. No registration is needed for those who only want to observe the painting fun. This workshop is on Friday, October 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and registration is $25. Photos of featured paintings for the fall are available on Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ Facebook page.

Monthly Dance Club is a monthly social dance event at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Each event begins with an hour of dance instruction in swing, ballroom, salsa, or tango dancing led by instructor David Fennig followed by open dancing. The event is a great way to spend a Saturday evening with friends while showing off already existing dance skills or learning a new dance form. The next Monthly Dance Club is October 7 at 7 p.m. and is $12 per person or $7 for students, no pre-registration is necessary for this event.

Fall Break Arts Camp will be at Cornerstone on Tuesday, October 10 through Thursday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s a great way for kids to stay active and creative during their break. Each day, students ages 6-14 will rotate between programs including, but not limited to, visual arts, theatre, dance and fitness.  The cost of the arts camp is $100 per student and is due at the time of registration. For families with multiple children registered, the fee will be reduced to $75 per child. Limited financial aid is also available to families who qualify.

Pints & Paints is a unique painting experience held at The Fickle Peach in Downtown Muncie. Attendees enjoy two hours of creating a unique featured painting at each workshop. The workshop is for ages 21 and up and includes one drink in the $25 registration fee. Pints & Paints will be on Thursday, October 12. Photos of upcoming paintings are available on Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ Facebook page.

The Art of Cartography will be held at Cornerstone on Tuesday, October 17. This workshop will feature maps that are created as works of art and will include maps of Ball State University and Burris School students. It is open to adults ages 9th grade to adult and admission is free.

Bad Art Night will be at Cornerstone on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. This collaboration between Cornerstone and Muncie Public Library encourages attendees to raid through a collection of arts and crafts supplies to make art with very low expectations. Guests are awarded for their tacky, terrible, and creepy art with various prizes. The event is open to ages 18 and up and is free to attend with a suggested $5 donation to help with costs.

Coffee & Paints will be on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is open to students in the 4th grade through adults. Attendees who are experienced artists or are completely new to painting will enjoy creating in this relaxed atmosphere. Registration is $25 per person, photos of featured paintings for the fall are available on Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ Facebook page.