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Thornton Arts Academy (TAA) Fall Schedule

Registration starts Tuesday, August 9, at 7 a.m.

Visit gocot.net/registration or call 720-977-5901.

Art classes are held at the Thornton Art Studio (TAS) at 9211 Dorothy Blvd; enter at the driveway street entrance. 

Theater classes are held at the Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC) at 9209 Dorothy Blvd. 

Pottery classes are held at the Active Adult Center (AAC) at 11181 Colorado Blvd.

Weaving and watercolor classes are held at the Trail Winds Recreation Center (TWRC) at 13495 Holly St.

Youth Classes (Supplies included)

YOUTH ART EXPERIENCE - Ages 6-10, Fee $48 R/NR, TACC

#391500-A TU Sep 13-Oct 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

ALL ABOUT ANIMALS WITH ART GARAGE - Ages 6-10, Fee $48 R/NR, TACC

#391501-A WE Sep 14-Oct 12, 4-5:30 p.m.

ON STAGE! YOUTH THEATER AND ACTING - Ages 9-12, Fee $48 R/NR, TACC

#391503-A WE Sep 14-Oct 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

YOUTH POTTERY - Ages 8-12, Fee $60 R/NR, AAC

#330515-A WE Sep 14-Oct 19, 4:30-6 p.m.

#330515-B WE Oct 26-Nov 30, 4:30-6 p.m. No class Sep 28 or Nov 23.

COMIC BOOK STYLE ILLUSTRATION - Ages 8-12, Fee $48 R/NR, TACC

#391515-A TH Sep 15-Oct 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

#391515-B TH Oct 27-Dec 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

ME AND MY MONSTER WITH ART GARAGE - Ages 6-10, Fee $48 R/NR, TACC

#391502-A WE Oct 26-Nov 30, 4-5:30 p.m.

Adult Classes (Supply list sent after registration)

COLORED PENCIL-TAKE IT ANYWHERE - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TAS

#396502-A TU/TH Sep 13-Oct 11, 6-8 p.m.

WATERCOLOR OUTDOOR PAINTING PLEIN AIR - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TWRC

#396530-A TU Sep 13-Oct 11, 5-7 p.m.

INTUITIVE PAINTING - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TAS

#396520-B WE Sep 14-Oct 12, 6-8 p.m.

#396520-C WE Oct 26-Nov 30, 6-8 p.m.

THEATER ACTING AND DRAMA - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TACC

#396535-A WE Sep 14-Oct 12, 6-7:30 p.m.

HOW TO WRITE, ILLUSTRATE & PUBLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TAS

#396515-A TH Sep 15-Oct 13, 6-8 p.m. 

#396515-B TH Oct 27-Dec 1,  6-8 p.m.

BEGINNING TAPESTRY AND WEAVING - Ages 18+, Fee $100 R/NR, TWRC

#396621-A SA Sep 17, Oct 1 and Oct 15, 1-4 p.m. No class Sep 24 or Oct 8.

INTRODUCTION TO BASIC JEWELRY - Ages 18+, Fee $60 R/NR, TAS

#396525-A TU Oct 25-Nov 29, 6-8 p.m. No class Nov 22.


Additional Program Information

  • Thornton Arts Academy offers entry-level art and theater classes for youth and adults year-round. 
  • Students are encouraged to sign up for multiple sessions which change every five weeks each season.
  • Fees are kept low with funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and city of Thornton. 
  • Classes are kept small and held at the TACC Annex or Active Adult Center; supplies are included for youth.
  • At the end of each season, students can participate in an art show or performance to showcase their talents. 
  • For current class information and cancellations due to weather, contact Lisa Neeper, Arts & Culture Supervisor, at Lisa.Neeper@ThorntonCO.gov or 720-977-5882.
ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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