Classes and Workshops for Children and Adults

All classes held at the Maple Grove Arts Center - 11666 Fountains Drive, Maple Grove (next to Wedding Day)

In the Company of Kids Theater & Dance

Fun Program designed to meet the needs of those enrolled. Acting, singing, dance, improvisation, and performance. Classes are great for building self-esteem, confidence, communication skills, nurturing creativity, and more!  Adaptive classes for those on the Autism Spectrum, Downs Syndrome, Cognitive Physical delays.

Winter-Spring Session 12 weeks (January 18th-April 12th) No class March 29th

  • Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm Adaptive Musical Theater for Ages 8+
  • Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm Adaptive Musical Theater for Teens-Adults

Fee: $180 per 12 week session ($25 yearly registration fee). Consumer support grant or waiver accepted.

Welcoming all abilities!  For more information call Bonnie Kaye at 952-220-1676 or email to register.

Creative Writing with a Twist (Adults)

Instructor: Nancy Cook

Dates: Mondays January 30th-March 13th (skip Feb. 20th) *Come to any class that works for you or come to them all!*

Time: 6-9pm

Cost: $38 Members/ $42 Non-Members (cost per class) *Register for all 6 and Save! $200 Members/ $232 Non-Members*

Creative writing workshops in a welcoming environment, designed for all experience levels, from absolute beginners to advanced writers. We’ll generate new poetry and prose through simple exercises. Sharing and discussion of writing process encouraged. Optional art projects also included. Workshop themes: Impossible Dreams (1/30); Secret Admirers (2/6);  Weathering the Storm (2/13); Carnival (2/27) All in the Family (3/6); Growing Things (3/13).

Winter Watercolor Workshop (Adults)

Instructor: MaryLeah Marshall

Dates: Wednesdays February 1st-March 1st

Time: 11am-1pm

Cost: $113 Member/ $125 Non-Member

Discover the joy of working with watercolors in a relaxed and creative setting. Learn about techniques, color mixing and washes, as well as the elements and principles of art. Use still life and photo images as inspiration. Perfect for the beginner artist as well as the advanced watercolor artist.

Metal Tooling (Ages 16+)

Instructor: Lisa Vitkus/Art Innovators

Date: March 23rd

Time: 7pm-8:30pm

Cost: $24 Member/ $27 Non-Member

Try your hand at metal working with copper, aluminum, and brass tooling foil. Metal foil tooling is easy, fun and produces beautiful results that are ready to be displayed. Follow along or create your own design. Either way, the artist in you will appreciate the unique expression of the work you create!

Class Registration

Register & pay for classes online!


Download the mail-in registration form.

Mail form and check, made payable to Maple Grove Arts Center, to:
Education Director

PO Box 1643

 Maple Grove MN, 55311

Please also note your intended classes on the memo line - thank you!

For questions regarding classes:
please call Lisa Vitkus (763) 494 6957

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