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NEW! Visual Expressions Art Class

This course provides the framework of knowledge and skills in which to communicate visual ideas. You will learn to see and think like an artist and explore a variety of tools, materials and techniques. Students with little or no prior visual art experience are welcome. You’ll build confidence in visual expression through a variety of compositional tools like organizing shape and space, exploring emotion and color theory. Instructor: Michael Pesselato. Skill level: All   Ages: 18+

September 19 - October 24
Thu  |  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio

Cost: $116 for the 6-week class

Register by calling the Heritage Center Reception Desk at (913) 327.8044 or emailing HeritageCenter@TheJKC.org.


The below classes are ongoing and can be started at any time contingent upon availability/open spots.

Heritage Center members only. Classes cost $90/per 12-week session or $70/per 8-week session. Register by calling the Heritage Center Reception Desk at (913) 327.8044 or emailing HeritageCenter@TheJKC.org.


Students work with raw clay to create individual works through pinch, coil and slab methods. Your personal masterpiece will be hand-built, glazed and kiln-fired all here at the Heritage Center. Supplies included. Skill level: all

Mon  |  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Ceramics Studio
Thu  |  12:30 - 2:00 p.m.  |  Ceramics Studio

Creative Beginnings

Find your inner-creativity with instructor Gayle Faulkner. This class is for beginner to advanced students and will cover a variety of media with an emphasis on watercolor. Learn about composition, color, and value relationships, as well as the elements and principles of design. Supplies Included. Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.

Tue  |  1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio

Foundations of Art

This is an introductory art class where students explore a variety of well-known painting, drawing and mixed media techniques to determine their personal areas of interest. Supplies included. Skill level: beginner

Wed  |  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio
Wed  |  12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  |  Art Studio
Wed  |  3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio

Mixed Media

Explore a variety of media, application techniques and surfaces, including but not limited to acrylic, ink, soft and oil pastels, Prismacolor pencil, collage, paper, canvas and wood. New ideas will also be explored. The possibilities are endless!

Tue  |  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio
Tue  |  3:15 -5:15 p.m.  |  Art Studio


Choose from a variety of media to create works of art. Students select their own subject matter and work individually. Gentle guidance is given to learn new techniques. Supplies included. Skill level: beginner/intermediate

Thu  |  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio
Thu  |  2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  |  Art Studio

Advanced Painting/Drawing/Portraits

Students use their acquired skills to create works of art in a variety of media. Students select their own subject matter and work individually to create works of art specific to their liking. Supplies included. Skill level: advanced

Mon  |  12:00 - 2:00 p.m.  |  Art Studio
Mon  |  2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  |  Art Studio


Register by calling the Heritage Center Reception Desk at (913) 327.8044 or emailing HeritageCenter@TheJKC.org.

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