By: Jessie Fisher—
Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts will be springing into this new month and season with multiple one-time workshops and camps in March. Upcoming workshops in March include Girls Night Out – Jewelry Making, Monthly Dance Club, Pop Up Dance with Katie Cannon, Bad Art Night at Maring-Hunt Library, Pop Up Fitness with Katie Cannon, Coffee & Paints, Belles, Baubles, and Beneficence: Historic Stories of Women in Delaware County, Spring Break Arts Camp, and Pints & Paints at the Fickle Peach.
Ladies, to kick the new month off right, grab your best gal pal and join us at Cornerstone for a fun night of jewelry making on Friday, March 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. During Girls Night Out – Jewelry Making participants will create unique jewelry pieces using repurposed and upcycled leather, combining traditional jewelry techniques with today’s fashion trends. Registration is just $20 per person and includes all supplies and instruction.
Monthly Dance Club is a monthly social dance event at Cornerstone. Each event begins with an hour of dance instruction in swing, ballroom, salsa, or tango dancing led by instructor David Fennig followed by a few hours of open dancing. The next Monthly Dance Club is Saturday, March 2 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. and is $12 per person or $7 for students, no pre-registration is necessary for this event.
Join esteemed dance instructor Katie Cannon for a Pop Up Dance workshop on Friday, March 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Katie will host this series of workshops on the second Friday of the month and will alternate between hip hop and contemporary/jazz styles. March’s workshop will focus on hip-hop. Participants will learn a short routine at each workshop. Registration is $10 per person per workshop.
Bad Art Night will be at Maring-Hunt Library on Thursday, March 14 at 6 p.m. This collaboration between Cornerstone and Muncie Public Library encourages attendees to raid through a collection of arts and crafts supplies to make their very own disasterpiece. Guests are awarded for their tacky, terrible, and creepy art with various prizes. The event is free to attend with a suggested $5 donation to help with costs.
If you can’t join Katie for pop up dance then maybe pop up fitness will be more for you. The next Pop Up Fitness workshop led by Katie Cannon will be on Saturday, March 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. This series of workshops will be held on the third Saturday every other month; March’s workshop will focus on yoga. Registration is $10 per person per workshop.
The next Coffee & Paints workshop will be Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and is open to students in the 4th grade through adults. Attendees who are experienced artists or are completely new to painting will enjoy creating in this relaxed atmosphere. Registration is $25 per person. March’s featured painting is a cool toned scene with birds perched in a tree.
Belles, Baubles, and Beneficence: Historic Stories of Women in Delaware County will be on Tuesday, March 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Cornerstone. This free program will feature stories of some of the amazing trailblazers, leaders, heroes, champions, innovators, rebels, sisters, and mothers of Delaware County. The program will include information about the project to create a women’s history trail for Delaware County.
Spring Break Arts Camp will be held Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Participating students will enjoy three days of classes in the areas of visual arts, dance, theatre, martial arts, music and more! Registration fees are due in full at the time of registration and include all supplies and instruction. Students must bring a lunch for each day. Registration is $100 per child or $75 per child when registering multiple siblings.
Pints & Paints is a unique painting experience held at The Fickle Peach in Downtown Muncie. Attendees will enjoy two hours creating the featured painting at each workshop. This workshop is for ages 21 and up and includes one drink in the $25 registration fee. The next Pints & Paints will be on Thursday, March 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature a serene nighttime landscape painting.
For more information about upcoming workshops, classes, private lessons, and events visit cornerstonearts.org or call 765-281-9503.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization with a mission to engage and enrich our community by providing opportunities for creative expression, educational programs and events in a historic setting.