Registration is open for Darien Arts Center's fall classes for all ages in dance, visual arts, martial arts and music. Fall classes begin in September and registering early is suggested as classes fill quickly. New classes include more Hip Hop, Boys Ballet, Mixed Media Collage and Group Guitar, Singing/Songwriting and Ukulele. To register for classes, visit darienarts.org or call (203) 655-8683. The DAC is located at 2 Renshaw Road, behind the Town Hall.
DANCE: The DAC dance program offers students from the age of 3 through adults, the opportunity to train in one of the finest dance spaces in Fairfield County. Fall classes run from September 7, 2021 through January 22, 2022. Tuition is $410. Adult drop-in and class card options are available. Dance classes for all levels, ages 3 & up include Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary, Modern Jazz, Broadway and Pointe. Register for all dance classes at darienarts.org.
MARTIAL ARTS: Classes are designed to hone fine motor skills and improve focus and self-discipline, while learning self-defense and having fun.
OPEN MARTIAL ARTS, Ages 8 & up, Monday, 6-7pm, Sept.13-Jan. 17, $410.
YOUTH MARTIAL ARTS, Ages 5-12, Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm, Sept. 9-Jan 20, $410
TEEN/ADULT MARTIAL ARTS, Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm, Sept. 9-Jan. 20, $410. Adult drop-in and class card options are available.
NEW BEGINNING SINGER SONGWRITER CLASS Grades 5-8 | Saturday, 11am-12pm | Oct. 2-Dec.11 | $250
NEW SINGER SONGWRITER CLASS Grades 9-12 | Saturday, 12:30-1:30pm | Oct. 2-Dec.11 | $250
NEW BEGINNER GROUP GUITAR Grades 2–5 | Saturday | 10–10:45am | Oct. 2-Dec. 11 | $210NEW BEGINNER UKULELE Grades 2–5 | Saturday | 2:30–3:15pm | Oct. 2-Dec. 11 | $210
VISUAL ARTS: Classes and workshops for children and adults include painting, drawing, photography and fine crafts. Students practice in the spacious DAC Visual Arts Studio.
CARTOONING Grades 1-4 | Monday, 4:10-5:10pm | Sept. 20-Dec. 6 | $250
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION Grades 5-8 | Tuesday, 4:10-5:40pm | Sept. 21-Nov. 30 | $360
ART EXPLORATIONS Grades 1-4 | Wednesday, 3:45-4:45pm | Session 1 | Oct. 6-27 | Session 2 | Nov. 17-Dec. 8 | $90 per session
DRAWING AND PAINTING Grades 5-8 | Wednesday, 5-6:30pm | Sept. 22-Dec. 15 | $360
PAINT AND PASTE: MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE Grades 1-4 | Thursday, 3:45-4:45pm | Oct. 21-Dec. 16 | $220
DIGITAL IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY: THE GREAT OUTDOORS Grades 5-8 | Friday, 3:40-4:40pm | Sept. 24-Dec. 3 | $176
CALLIGRAPHY ROUNDHAND - THE ENGROSSER'S SCRIPT Adult | Tuesday, 7-9pm | Sept. 21-Oct.26 | $295
SIP AND PAINT: STILL LIFE Adult | Friday, October 15th, 7-9pm |$50
WREATH WORKSHOPS Adult | Friday, December 3rd, 7-9pm | Friday, December 10th, 7-9pm | $70 per workshop