Arts Education

arts education

This arts education directory is intended for parents, teachers and students to find arts education opportunties for both children and adults in the Champaign County area. The programs may or may not adhere to the Illinois State Curriculum Standards. We understand that by no means it is an exhaustive list. If you would like to correct or add to this directory, please email abaker@40north.org.

After School Arts Program

All fine arts 
http://education.illinois.edu/smallurban/asap 
Description: Each ASAP unit is designed to meet the unique needs of the school in which it operates. The programming is highly flexible, and responsive to the changing needs of the students it serves. The ASAP team, in collaboration with school staff, endeavors to admit students that represent the inherent diversity of the student body with consideration made to each student's race, gender, physical ability, socioeconomic status, and language. 
Ages: Franklin and Urbana Middle Schools
When: After School, during regular school semisters  
Price: Free

Amara Yoga & Arts 
Dance, crafting
Theresa Brandabur, info@amarayoga.com 
(217)328-9642 
300 S. Broadway, Suite 156B, Lincoln Square Village, Urbana 
www.amarayoga.com 
Yoga studio offering kids yoga, arts & crafts, dance & movement snd summer camps 
Ages:  4 - 13 
When: All year, summer 
Finacial Aid: no

Anita Purves Nature Center
Nature 
Judy Miller, jkmiller@urbanaparks.org 
(217) 384-40621505 N. Broadway, Urbana 
http://urbanaparks.org/facilities/4.html 
Nature CenterEnvironmental education facility open free to the public. Programs available throughout the year 
Ages: All 
When: All year
Finacial Aid: no 

Art in Motion Dance Studio 
Dance 
chad@aim-dance.com 
(217)351-9741 
4010 Colleen Drive, Champaign
www.aim-dance.com 
Dance studio offiering Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theater and Modern.
Ages: 18 mo - adult 
When: Fall, Spring, Summer 
Finacial Aid: no

Beads N Botanicals 
Crafting 
217-365-9355 
117 North Broadway Ave, Urbana 
http://beadsnbotanicals.com/ 
Classes focus on Beading, crafting, jewelry-making, aromatherapy, medicinal herbs and personal development. 
Ages: Adult 
When: All year
Price: $10 - $150
Finacial Aid: no

 Boneyard Pottery 
3D 
mail@boneyardpottery.com 
217-355-5610 
403 South Water St, Champaign 
http://www.boneyardpottery.com/ 
Home of fine porcelain and the studio of Michael Schwegmann. We focus on individual advancement in a group setting. Rather than assigned projects, each student works at their own pace and instructors are always available for help with new forms, suggestions, and individualized instruction. 
Ages: Adult 
When: Sessions starts various times of the year 
Price: $200/8 week course 
Finacial Aid: no 

Center for World Music 
Music, Dance
Jason Finkelman, worldmusic@illinois.edu 
(217) 244-0790 
School of Music, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana 
http://cwm.illinois.edu/ 
Instruction in world music and dance trationsNonprofit organization promoting understanding and appreciation of the world's performing arts, primarily through active study of their performance. Classes, performances, lectures, and workshops open to the community 
Ages: Adult 
When: Fall, Spring, Summer 
Price: Cost of UIUC tuition 
Finacial Aid: yes

Central Illinois Children's Chorus 
Music 
Sandy Nieman, office@CICCsings.org 
217-359-3268 
1719 South Prospect Ave., Champaign 
www.ciccsings.org 
Choral music training and performance opportunities for singers. Members are taught sound vocal technique, musicianship, musical styles, and performance etiquette. They learn repertoire covering a diverse range of music, languages, and composers. Annual concerts in winter and spring, performing with area orchestras 
Ages: 5-18 
When: Fall, Spring and Summer 
Price: $250 - $550 
Finacial Aid: yes 

Champaign Ballet Academy 
Dance 
champaignballetacademy@gmail.com 
Deanna Doty, (217)355-8234 
2810 West Clark Road, Champaign 
www.champaignballet.com 
Pre-professional ballet, creative movement, pre-ballet, adult , males, Pas de Deux 
Ages: 3-adult 
When: Fall, Spring, Summer 
Price: $10 - $2,536 
Finacial Aid: yes 

Champaign Park District 
Drama 
info@cparkdistrict.com 
217-398-2550 
706 Kenwood Road, Champaign 
www.champaignparkdistrict.com 
Youth Theatre programTwo plays are performed eachseminar by area youth 
Ages: 6-16 
When: Rehearsal schedule varies, each summer 
Price: $42 - $684
Finacial Aid: yes 

Champaign Park District, C-U Dance Arts Program 
Dance 
Kim Burson, kim.burson@cparkdistrict.com 
(217)398-2376 
706 Kenwood Rd, Champaign 
http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com/programs/dance.htm 
Certified Ballet training schoolTraining  students using the internationall acclained Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, a worldwide balley training program focused on teaching classical ball techniques in a manner that is safe for each age and ability level. 
Ages: 3yrs old - high school, adults 
When: 1-2 meets/week/class, Fall, Spring semester 
Price: $60-$495/class 
Finacial Aid: yes

Champaign Public Library 
All fine arts areas 
librarian@champaign.org 
217-403-2000 
200 W. Green St, Champaign 
www.champaign.org 
Storytelling, movement, music, arts & crafts, reading groups, and special programs and events 
Ages: All ages, adults 
When: All year
Price: Free 
Finacial Aid: no

Champaign School of Music 
Music
http://champaignschoolofmusic.org/contact-form/ 
217-359-0541 
1712 S Duncan, Champaign 
http://champaignschoolofmusic.org/ 
Encourage students of all ages to discover, develop and enjoy their unique musical abilities through creative music making in a culturally diverse setting.Piano, quitar, violin, voice, clarinet, drums, trumpet. Private, shared and group lessons available. 
Ages: All ages 
When: All year 
Price: $20 - $280 
Finacial Aid: no 

Champaign Urbana Potters Club 
3D 
cpottersclub224@gmail.com 
900 South Race St., Urbana 
http://cupotters.org/ 
This class, offered by the C-U Potters' Club, will teach you the basic skills needed for ceramic pottery and sculpture.  You will learn how to throw on a potter's wheel, hand building techniques like coils and slab and how to glaze your work.  
Ages: Adult 
When: All year
Price: $75 
Finacial Aid: no 

Champaign Urbana Theater Company 
Drama 
Mike Galloway, manager@cutc.org 
217-344-3884 
608 N Cunningham Rd, Urbana 
http://www.cutc.org/education/classes.htm 
Youth acting classes and performancesBroadway Beginners! Classes run 4 week in which the children will work on all aspects of a production and culminate in the performance of the production at the CUTC facilites.  
Ages: 8-13 
When: 4 week long program, various times during the year 
Price: $70-$90 
Finacial Aid: no 

Channing Murray Foundation 
Literary Arts 
channing-murray@prairienet.org 
217-344-1176 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana 
http://www.channingmurray.org/artsworkshops.html 
Literary arts weekly workshops, and Radical Arts Summer School. Red Herrinh Poetry Workshop, Mondays 7:30. Contact Ruth Walker at 217.356.3983. Fiction Writers Workshop,
Tuesdays 7:15, contact Elaine Palencia at 217.356.3892. Both workshops are at the Red Herring Resturant in the Fireside Room. Radical Arts Summer school includes courses in general arts, remaking, choir,atrategic artistry 
Ages: Adult 
Price: $25  
Finacial Aid: no 

Christine Rich Dance Studio 
Dance 
Sally@ChristineRichStudio.com 
(217) 355-9265
1402 Regency Drive West, Savoy 
www.christinerichstudio.com 
Dance school and fitness classes providing pre-professional instruction in ballet classes, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish, acrobatics, Fairytale Ballet, modern, acting and other forms of dance with fun, high quality and affordable dance classes. 
Ages: 1yo-adult 
When: Fall, Spring, Summer 
Price: $159 - $638, discounts avialable 
Finacial Aid: no 

City of Urbana 
All fine arts areas 
217-384-2311 
Market at the Square, Urbana 
http://urbanaillinois.us/artworkshops 
Art at the Market.Free art workshops and performances 
Ages: All ages 
When: May-October, Saturday mornings 
Price: Free 
Finacial Aid: no

Class Act Interactive Education and Events 
Drama, visual arts 
classactchampaign@gmail.com
217-766-5964 
114 S. Neil St.Champaign 
www.classactinteractive.com 
Classes programs in movement, drama, theater,improv,  visual arts, ArtLab summer camp
Ages: 18 mo-adult 
When: Programs throughout the year 
Price: up to $288 

Community Center for the Arts 
Music 
info@c-4a.org 
217.384.5150 
103 North Race St, Urbana 
www.c-4a.org 
String Academy, string and keyboard individual lessons, group music classes, visual and multimedia group classes, theatric arts. Camps include, band, theater, puppets, multimedia
Ages: 3 - adult 
Price: $125 and up 
Finacial Aid: no

CU Ballet 
Dance 
Julianna Steitz, cuballet@gmail.com 
(217)355-7317 
2816 West Clark, Champaign 
www.cuballet.com 
Dance performances from Champaign Ballet Academy 
Ages: All ages, adult 
When: Various performances throught the year 
Ages: $8-$38 
Finacial Aid: no

CU Film Society 
Media arts 
http://cufilmsociety.org/contact-2/
http://cufilmsociety.org/ 
Film production and film study workshops and lectures 
Ages: Adult 
When: All year 
Price: $7 - $50 
Finacial Aid: no

Dance Club 
Dance
Info@DanceClubUrbana.com 
217-344-9998 
1001 S. Wright St, Champaign 
http://www.dancecluburbana.com/ 
Dance classesSalsa - Swing/Jitterbug - Argentine & American Tango - Nightclub 2-Step - Cha Cha - Rumba - Merengue - Line Dances - Waltz - Foxtrot - Hustle - West Coast Swing  
Ages: Adult
When: All year 
Pice: $45  
Finacial Aid: no

Department of Dance 
Dance 
Cindy Masko, dance@illinois.edu 
217-333-1010 
905 West Nevada Street, Urbana 
http://dance.uiuc.edu/community/childrens-dance 
Saturday morning dance classes for children.  
Ages: 4-10 
When: Fall semester- one 10-week session is offered. Spring semester - two 7-week sessions are offered. 
Price: $110/student 
Finacial Aid: no

Department of Landscape Architecture Landscape 
Architecture 
Lindsay Ennis, LAdept@illinois.edu 
217-333-0176 
611 Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign
http://www.landarch.uiuc.edu/programs/discoverla/discover.aspx 
Discover Landscape Architecture Pre-College ProgramDiscover Landscape Architecture is a tailor-made opportunity to learn about the activities, the roles, and the projects that landscape architects enjoy today. 
Ages: 15 - 18 
When: 2-week session offered in the summer
Price: $1,300  
Finacial Aid: no

Donna Warwick 
Drama, dance
missdonna2004@yahoo.com 
217-721-7787
http://www.artsfusionmethod.com/ 
Classes and workshop for youth 
Storytelling, music, creative movement, drama, and art appreciation, music and motion, ballet.

East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra 
Music
Kevin Kelly
217-356-9812 
16 North Chestnut St. Suite 310, Champaign 
www.conservatorycentralil.org/orchinfo2.htm 
Provide an opportunity for students to come together to experience orchestral playing while further developing their skills in music reading, ensemble performance, and overal musicianship. Participation is intended to compliment other ensemble activities in which students might be involved. 
Finacial Aid: yes

Eclectic Gallery 
Crafting, visual arts, 3D 
Susan, eclecticartistcoop@comcast.net 
217-417-4407 
123 West Main St, Urbana 
http://eclecticartistcoop.com/ 
An artist co-opEclectic offers a wide selection of classes, from drawing & painting to jewelry, collage, wool felting, polymer clay, assemblage etc., etc. 
Ages: Adult 
When: All year 
Price: $25-$70 
Finacial Aid: no

Fab Lab 
Visual Art
fablab-business@listserv.illinois.edu
1301 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana
http://cucfablab.org/
Workshop for computer-based innovation, design and fabrication. The Champaign Urbana Community Fab Lab is an open source community of people who like to design and make things. Our principal focus is to provide a safe and fun learning environment, so that students of all ages can master modern design and fabrication technology.
Ages: All ages, adult
When: Open all year
Price:Free to use, materials cost

Glass FX
Visual Art
Stella, stella.glassfx@sbcglobal.net
217-359-0048
202 South First st, Champaign
http://glassfx.com/Classes/Classes.html
Classes in stained glass and glass fusing and slumpingLearn to create your own unique works of art! Our decorative glass craft classes will teach you everything you need to know.
Ages: 16 - adult
When: 6 weekly sessions, various times a year
Price: $110 - $145

Japan House
Cultural
Cynthia Voelkl, japanhouse@illinois.edu
217-244-9934
2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
http://japanhouse.art.uiuc.edu/en/
Children's Day. Celebrates the traditional Japanese holiday of Children's Day with hands-on activities relating to Japanese arts.
Ages: All ages
When: Once a year, early May
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no

Japan House
Cultural
Cynthia Voelkl, japanhouse@illinois.edu
217-244-9934
2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
http://japanhouse.art.uiuc.edu/en/
Tea CeremonyLearn and experience the tradition of the Japanese tea ceremony.
Ages: All ages, adults
When: Needs to be scheduled, Thursdays 2:00 or 3:00, except during school breaks
Price: $8/person
Finacial Aid: no

John M. Garth Adult Education
All fine arts
217-384-3530
211 North Race Street, Urbana
http://www.usd116.org/adult/commed.html
Adult community classes
Ages: Adult
When: All year
Price: $30 and up
Finacial Aid: no

Kids Movement Arts
Dance
info@kidsmovementarts.com
217.274.8383
306 North James St, Champaign
http://www.kidsmovementarts.com
Dance instrution
Our concept and curricula were developed to provide families with a convenient, affordable way for their children to enjoy and study various movement arts in a positive, fun atmosphere that cultivates respect, discipline, and self-esteem. Offering dance and martial arts classes in after-school programs (or even during regular school hours) allows students to participate in these activities while their parents are working, rather than adding one more thing to their families' overly full evenings. 
Ages: 3 - Adult
When: All year, after school
Price: $30 and up
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Art Museum
Visual Art
kam@illinois.edu
217-333-1861
500 East Peabody Drive,Champaign
http://kam.illinois.edu

Krannert Art Museum
Visual Arts
Anne Sautman, kam@illinois.edu
217-244-0619
500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
http://kam.illinois.edu/events/family.html
Kids@Krannert opens the museum's doors to hands-on fun for the entire family. 
Ages: 3-8
When: Offered on weekends, twice a semester
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no 

Krannert Art Museum
Visual Arts
Virginia Erickson, verickso@illinois.ed
217-333-8281
500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
http://kam.illinois.edu/education/schooltours.html
Museum Tours: Krannert Art Museum offers guided group tours on several topics.
Ages: For groups, pre-school through high school
When: Needs to be scheduled
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Art Museum
Visual Arts
Anne Sautman, asautman@illinois.edu
217-244-0619
500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
http://kam.illinois.edu/education/arttogo.html
Bring the museum to the classroom or your child's group or club meeting. 
Ages: For groups, pre-school through high school
When: Needs to be scheduled
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Music / Theatre / Dance
Youth Series Office, youthseries@krannertcenter.illinois.edu
217-333-9727
500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
http://www.youth.krannertcenter.com/
The Youth Series presents high-caliber shows for preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students during the day. 
Ages: Pre-school through high school
When: 2-3 performances each semester
Price: $4.50/ticket
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Music / Theatre / Dance
krantix@illinois.edu
217-333-6280
500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
http://www.krannertcenter.com/makeplans/familyfun.aspx
Krannert Center offers many regular, family-friendly events throughout the season. Regular family events include Festival of Lights, Martin Luther King Celebration, and Festival of Arts.
Ages: Pre-school through high school
When: 2-3 performances each semester
Price: Free - $40/ticket
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Music / Theatre / Dance
Jessica Shelvik, shelvik@illinois.edu
217-333-9716
500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
http://www.krannertcenter.illinois.edu/makeplans/onthehouse/tours.aspx
In addition to facts and figures about the building, you'll be treated to performance tidbits and lore handed down from when the building opened in 1969.
Ages: Elementary through high school
When: Typically every day at 3pm when U of I classes are in session.
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Theater, Dance, Music
kran-tix@illinois.edu
217/333-6700
500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
http://www.krannertcenter.illinois.edu/

Madeline's Confectionary Arts
Crafting
Buffy Vance, madelinesgallery@gmail.com
217-954-0809
http://madelines-gallery.com/
Basic and advance classes in cake decorating, fondant,gum paste, sugarts arts. Classes take place at Eclectic co-op, libraries, Parkland and through the Urbana Adult Education programs
Ages: Adult
When: All year
Price: $75 - $115
Finacial Aid: no

Makerspace Urbana
All fine arts
makerspaceu@gmail.com
202 S. Broadway Ave,Urbana
www.makerspaceurbana.org
Open Community art, humanities, science and technology lab. Various workshops, projects 

Mo Better Music
Music
Nathaniel Banks, nathlbanks@gmail.com
217-359-9784
500 E. Park St., Champaign
http://engage.illinois.edu/entry/6883
Instruction in instrumental music and voice is after school programs, summer camps. Instruction given for beginner through advanced students in the following musical arts: Bass: trumpets, trombones. Reeds: clarinets, saxophones. Percussion: African instruments, trap set. Keyboards: piano. Guitar, bass, vocal expression
Ages: Elementary - high school students
Price: $135 - $250
Finacial Aid: yes

Orpheum Children's Science Museum
Museum
info@orpheumkids.com
217.352.5895
346 North Neil, Champaign
http://orpheumkids.org/
We inspire, engage and educate children through exploration of science and the arts. Programs include arts, music, crafting, DIY Saturdays and summer camps.
Ages: All ages
When: All year
Price: $3 and up
Finacial Aid: no

Parkland Art Gallery
Visual Art
ParklandArtGallery@parkland.edu
217/351-2485
2400 West Bradley Ave, Champaign
http://artgallery.parkland.edu/
High School Arts Seminar. Each year, area high school art instructors are invited to bring their students to Parkland College to try out new materials and techniques. This unique experience exposes many of the participants to materials they may have not known existed, as most schools have limited resources for art supplies.
Ages: High School
When: School year
Finacial Aid: no

Parkland College for Kids
All fine arts areas
collegeforkids@parkland.edu
217-353-20552400 West Bradley AveChampaign
http://www.parkland.edu/communityed/cfk.aspx
Fun, interactive classes for students entering grades 3 through 7 in arts, science, theatre, writing, computers and much more.
Ages:  8-13
When: Summer
Price: $125/class
Finacial Aid: yes

Regent Ballroom
Dance
office@regentballroom.com
217-359-5333
1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy
http://www.regentballroom.com/pages/danceInstruction.html
Ballroom, latin, west coast swing, tango, salsa, waltz quick step, rumba, fox trot, chacha, 2 step and more.
Ages: Adult
When: All year
Price: $20 - $125
Finacial Aid: no

Savoy Recreation Center
All fine arts area
Lexi Hartman, lexi@savoyrecreationcenterdotcom
217.359.3550
402 W. Graham Dr, Savoy
http://savoyrecreationcenter.com/
Arts and cultural workshops, classes and summer camps for all ages thougout the year
Ages: All ages, adult
When: All year
Price: $10 - $100
Finacial Aid: yes

School of Art + Design, Saturday Art School
Visual Arts
Melissa Madsen, art-enrichment@illinois.edu
217-333-0855
408 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
http://satschool.illinois.edu/
Weekly Saturday morning art classes taught by student art educators. Meets for nine weeks.
Ages: Pre-school (age 4.5) through high school
When: Offered fall and spring semesters
Ages: $80 - $95
Finacial Aid: no

School of Art + Design, Summer Art Enrichment
Visual Arts
Melissa Madsen, art-enrichment@illinois.edu
217-333-0855
408 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
http://satschool.illinois.edu/
Art classes taught by student art educators. Classes meet during the week for approximately two weeks
Ages: Pre-school through high school
When: Summers
Price: $80
Finacial Aid: no

School of Art + Design, Illini Summer Academies: Art + Design
Visual Arts
Debra Stocker, State 4-H Office, dstocker@illinois.edu
217-333-0910
Illinois State 4-H Office, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/state4h/events/summeracademies.cfm
This 4-day event provides Illinois teens new opportunities to explore the University of Illinois campus; study potential careers or build their leadership skills; and meet youth from across the state.
Ages: 14--18
When: Summers
Price: $280 for early bird; $295
Finacial Aid: no

School of Music, Illinois Summer Youth Music
Music
ISYM@illinois.edu
217-244-3404
1114 West Nevada Street, Urbana
http://isym.music.illinois.edu/
Large wind/band, choral, and string ensembles as well as intensive, specialized instrumental programs are available for senior and junior high participants.
Ages: Junior and senior high school
When: Several 7-day sessions offered each summer
Price: $375--$650
Finacial Aid: yes

Sousa Archives and Center for American Music 
Museum
sousa@illinois.edu
(217) 244-9309
236 Harding Band Building, 1103 South Sixth Street, Champaign
http://www.library.illinois.edu/sousa/
Ages: All ages
When: Exhibitions all year

SPLASH afterschool programs
All fine arts areas
Kathy Cearlock, kcearlock@usd116.org
217-531-7149
1201 S. Vine St.Urbana
www.usd116.org/index.php/parents/programs
Urbana Unit 116 after school programsPrograms include classes, clubs, activities, Homework Lab, and Morning Jump Start. Examples of the types of classes include: arts and crafts, babysitting, dancing, pet care, and sports. Activities offered through the SPLASH program include field trips, drama and play production, and the SPLASH game room. 
Ages: 5 -11
When: School year
Price: Free - $25
Finacial Aid: yes

Spurlock Museum
Cultural
Kim Sheahan, ksheahan@illinois.edu
(217) 244-3355
600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu/
The Educational Resource Center and cultral tours and other programs. The museum has artifacts and related resources available for loan to central Illinois educational organizations. The Museum offers a variety of established tours and programs in addition to those that accompany special temporary exhibits. we have grouped our regular offerings under four thematic categories--Around the World, Oral Traditions, Ancient Connections, and Medieval European Life
Ages: All ages, adult
When: All year
Price: Free and up
Finacial Aid: no

The Conservatory of Central Illinois
Music
Jo Ellen DeVilbiss, 217-356-9812
116 North Chestnut St. Suite 310, Champaign
www.conservatorycentralil.org
Programs include individual lessons, small group instruction, the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra, community outreach programs and certificate programs.
Ages: All ages
When: Programs thoughout the year
Price: $59+
Finacial Aid: yes

The I.D.E.A. Store
Visual Art, crafting
info@the-idea-store.org
217-352-7878
28 E. Springfield Ave, Champaign
http://the-idea-store.org/product-cat/workshops/
Creative re-use craft and visual arts workshopsRegular schedule of classes and clinics by local experts and eco-art geniuses workshops using re-use materials. And a variety of educational workshops on all things creative and green
Ages: All ages
When: All year
Price: $10 - $40
Finacial Aid: no

The Living Letter Press
Visual art, crafting
info@livingletterpress.com
217-298-2080
105 West John St, Champaign
http://www.livingletterpress.com/
Learn how compose a design with our vast collection of wood type and art cuts, lock it up on the bed, mix the ink colors, and crank the handle of our Vandercook proof press. Go to facebook.com/livingletterpress for class offers
Ages: Adult
When: All year
Finacial Aid: no

The Music Shoppe
Music
Stacey Peterik, stacey@themusicshoppe.com
217-356-8005
27 E. Marketview Dr., Champaign
www.themusicshoppelessonstudios.com
Instumental music lessons
Finacial Aid: no

The Tango Society of Central Illinois
Dance
Tango.Society@gmail.com
217-377-2850 
505 W Stoughton, Urbana
http://www.centraltango.com/
Dance lessonsWe focus primarily on the enjoyment of tango as a social dance. We host milongas (social dances) approximately monthly, and offer tango instruction through courses, workshops, and practicas. Most Tango Society activities are held at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W Stoughton, Urbana, IL.
Ages: All ages, adults
When: All year
Price: $5 - $50
Finacial Aid: no

UI Writing Project
Literary Arts
uiwritingproject@illinois.edu
Booker T. Washington School, Champaign
http://www.uiwp.illinois.edu/camps.html
Young Writers Summer Camp, summer camps in writing, poetry, fairytales, plays, comic strips, practical writing, literature response
Ages: 5-18
When: Summer
Price: $400
Finacial Aid: yes 

Urbana Free Library
All fine arts areas
administration@tufl.info
217-367-4057
210 West Green St, Urbana
www.urbanafreelibrary.org
Wide range of programs and workshops. Storytelling, movement, music, arts & crafts, reading groups, and special programs and events
Ages: All ages, adults
When: All year
Price: Free
Finacial Aid: no

Urbana Park District
All fine arts areas
Erica Cooper-Peyton, encooper-peyton@urbanaparks.org
(217)367-1544
505 W. Stoughton, Urbana
www.urbanaparks.org
Community dance classes, and summer arts and cultural camps. Youth and adult dance classes, including ballet, tap, hip hop, tango, contra country, milongas. Summer arts camps each summer for children
Ages: 4 - adult
When: Fall, Spring, Summer
Price: $2 - $248
Finacial Aid: yes

Urbana Park District
Drama
Andy Rousseau, ajrousseau@urbanaparks.org
(217)367-1544
505 W. Stoughton, Urbana
www.urbanaparks.org
Youth Summer TheaterYouth audition, rehearse and perform a play each summer
Ages: 9-18
When: Each summer
Price: Tickets $10-$14, $40/ audition+performance fee.
Finacial Aid: yes

USD 116 STEM summer program
Media arts
Alexis Jones, info@usd116.org
217-384-3600
1201 S. Vine St., Urbana
http://www.usd116.org/index.php/parents/stem/
The two-week program offered engaging and exciting math, science, and technology activities including several that have ties to Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Writing. Specifically, music, photography, film editing and writing. 
Ages: 6 - 14
When: Summer
Price: $0 - $225
Finacial Aid: yes

Vcello Music
Music
Barbara Hedlund, vcello1@comcast.net
217-384-0874
505 Eliot Dr., Urbana
http://www.vcellomusic.com/
Private cello lessons, audition preparation, orchestral sectionals, or chamber music coachings and group classes
Ages: All ages, adult
When: All year
Price: $10 - $40
Finacial Aid: no

Visual Arts Instructor, Hua Nian
Visual Art
Hua Nian, nianart@gmail.com
217-367-4508
1308 South Race St, Urbana
http://www.huanianartstudio.com/
Summer Art Camp camp calls for boys and girls who love to draw and invent! Art lessions are grouped into hourly two sections each semester.
Ages: 6-15
When: Various programs throughout the year
Price: $90-$145 

Visual Arts Instructor, Lindsay Tull
Visual Art
Lindsey Elizabeth Tull, lnzbeth_03@yahoo.com
http://www.lindseytullstudios.com/1/post/2011/10/childrens-art-lessonsch...
These lessons will focus primarily on drawing and painting.  The student will learn how to use color, line, layout, and design to create still lifes, portraits, and landscapes.  We may
also work on paper making, photography, sculpting, and printmaking 
Ages: 6-12
When: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturdays
Price: $20/class, $40/indivdual hour

West African Dance with Djibril Camara
Dance
djibril.camara.dance@gmail.com
(217)979-7012
http://djibrilcamaradance.weebly.com/
Djibril offers weekly West African dance classes for people of all ages, sizes and fitness levels at the Channing-Murray Foundation in Urbana. Classes are $15 for adults, $12 for students and children under 10 dance for free. Djibril also offers private lessons and workshops.

The White Dove Garden
Visual Arts
Alisachapman@thewhitedovegarden.com
217-359-0675
http://www.thewhitedovegarden.com/45401.html
Classes for beginner to experienced oil, watercolor and acrylic painters with techniques taught at your present level to encourage the joy of painting! Also, artists retreats are available , ask for more details.
Ags: Adult
When: Saturday's 2-4pm
Prices: $20 for two hours