All of our classes are taught by community artists and are offered at competitive prices. We offer private lessons, classes and workshops. Our list of current classes and upcoming showcases are listed below.

Be sure to check back here often as classes and events are continuously added. If you are interested in teaching a class, contact us and we’ll help you get your class off the ground!

For more information on any class listed below, be sure to check the description first for instructor contact information, as they handle all class details including scheduling, pricing, and supply lists.


 SPRING WORKSHOPS

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Wooden Base Basket Weaving

January Smoke Basket

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Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration: $45 per class
Includes materials, use of tools, patterns, instruction and rental.

This basket is built on a segmented wood base. Spokes are pre-inserted. You will weave a 3-rod wale to hold spokes in place. Weave with a start-stop method. The middle section is a twine with smoked and round reed. You will learn a technique to hide the beginning and ends of weavers.

Instructor: Peggy McCarson | pmccarson@charter.net | p. 864.963.1799 | Register
 


 

portfolio_LEGOroboticsFIRST LEGO League Jr.

Tuesdays, April 18 – May 23, 4:30-6 p.m.

It’s never too early to discover STEM. STEM stands for to science, technology, engineering and math concepts. FIRST LEGO League Jr. is designed to introduce STEM concepts to kids ages 6 to 10 while exciting them through a brand they know and love − LEGO®.

Guided by coach Beryl Lucero, students (grades K-4) explore a real-world scientific problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc. Then they create a Show Me poster that illustrates their journey of discovery. They also construct a motorized model of what they learned using LEGO elements. In the process, teams learn about teamwork, the wonders of science and technology, and the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values, which include respect, sharing, and critical thinking.

Instructor: Beryl Lucero | Register | p. 864.963.0770
 


 

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Wooden Base Basket Weaving

Trash Treasure Basket

Register Now
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p .m.

Registration: $45 per class
Includes materials, use of tools, patterns, instruction and rental.

This basket is built on a stained, prepared base. Spokes are pre-inserted. You will twine to hold spokes in place. The colors will be shades of blue, green or brown. The accent strip will be black or brown. Emphasis will be on shaping the basket so that it goes straight up. Rim also includes an accent strip.

Instructor: Peggy McCarson | pmccarson@charter.net | p. 864.963.1799 | Register
 


SUMMER CLASSES

portfolio_summer_LEGOroboticsFIRST LEGO League Jr.

Tuesdays, June – August, 4:30-6 p.m.

It’s never too early to discover STEM. STEM stands for to science, technology, engineering and math concepts. FIRST LEGO League Jr. is designed to introduce STEM concepts to kids ages 6 to 10 while exciting them through a brand they know and love − LEGO®.

Guided by coach Beryl Lucero, students (grades K-4) explore a real-world scientific problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc. Then they create a Show Me poster that illustrates their journey of discovery. They also construct a motorized model of what they learned using LEGO elements. In the process, teams learn about teamwork, the wonders of science and technology, and the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values, which include respect, sharing, and critical thinking.

Instructor: Beryl Lucero | Register | p. 864.963.0770
 


portfolio_summer_COOKBAKEYouth Cooking & Baking Summer Camps

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June 12 – August 4, hours vary per camp
Registration: Get one camp for $85/week or two camps for $150/week
Ages Groups: 4-6, 7-9, 10+
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Children will have a blast while learning how to make a wide range of foods. They will also learn why certain foods are healthy and other are not. The best part is they will experiment with unusual ingredients! These cooking classes focus on:

  • Healthy foods that kids will eat and enjoy
  • Recipes from around the world
  • Experiential learning
  • Language and math literacy skills
  • Knife skills and safety
  • Hands-on food preparation, cooking and clean up

All materials, ingredients and take-home recipe cards included. Spaces fill up fast, so register today!

Details | Vonie Leahey | mdcdregister@gmail.com | p. 864.884.4941 | Download the Flyer
 


portfolio_summer_DACDancing, Acting & Cheerleading Summer Camps

Register
June 12 – August 4, hours vary per camp
Registration: Get one camp for $85/week or two camps for $150/week
Ages Groups: 4-6, 7-9, 10+
Download the Flyer

Acting Camp: Your child will be the star of the show. This is a program that will help your child realize their acting dreams. This camp will focus around Script Analysis, Improv, Scene Study, Monologues, writing and performing, Character Development and much more.

Cheer/Dance Camp: Now there is a camp available specifically to cheerleading! Children who enroll will learn a dance routine with a performance at the end of the week.

Dance Camp: This camp allows kids to try different styles of dance, while learning in a fun, relaxing environment. At the end of the week the kids will have a chance to perform what they learned in front of their parents.

Princess Camp: This program is designed for girls, ages 5 to 12 years old who are looking to improve upon skills that promote self-confidence and poise from today’s teen leaders. Girls 5-7 will focus on what it means to be a princess. At the end of the week they will be invited to a “Princess Gala” where the girls will be able to dress up in their very own princess attire and attend a luncheon. Girls 8-12 will focus more on promoting self-confidence, communication and relationship skills. Girls will also focus on conflict resolution workshops to show these teens what to do when a confrontation arises. By the end of camp, these girls are ready to take risks and stand up for themselves and others.

Details | Vonie Leahey | mdcdregister@gmail.com | p. 864.884.4941 | Download the Flyer
 


portfolio_summer_tweenklingTweenkling Stars Summer Camp

June 19-30, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Friday’s lesson will end at noon
Fee: $275/student

Want to be heard? Cindy Overfield is offering this group voice program for youth in 4th, 5th and 6th grades. In this Glee-style singing and dancing class, you’ll learn songs that will be sung with a combination of solos and group harmonies as well as choreography. You’ll also learn the techniques of singing with proper breath control, pitch and getting your voice stronger in every way.

You will gain a firm grasp on ear training and how to harmonize through fun songs from several of the following genres: pop, country, broadway, and contemporary Christian. You’ll learn it all – from singing with feeling, phrasing, and harmonizing to improvising, stage presence, and choreography.

Students will have a performance for friends and family on the Thursday, June 29th, 6:30 p.m. and will close the camp with a pizza party on the last Friday. Please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks during the week except the final Friday.

To register or audition, contact Cindy Overfield | cindys@cindyssharptones.net | p. 615.337.4185
 


portfolio_summer_christmasinjulyChristmas in July

July 17-21, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Friday’s lesson will end at noon
Fee: $175/student

This one-week summer camp is for Shining Stars members only to work on their Christmas Program. These sessions will give students an opportunity to learn new Christmas songs without the business of a fall schedule. Learned songs will be included in the December Christmas program. Please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks during the week.

Not yet a Shining Star, but interested in becoming one? Auditions for new students will be held the first week of June by appointment only. Private student do NOT need to audition.

To register or audition, contact Cindy Overfield | cindys@cindyssharptones.net | p. 615.337.4185
 


portfolio_summer_MMArtMulti-Media Arts

June 6 – July 29, hours vary
Summer Schedule | Register

Looking to try your hand at graphite, ink, acrylic, oils, pastel, or watercolor? Join one of The Art Haven’s summer classes. They offer classes for children (grades 1-5), teens and adults that can be customized to fit your schedule. Each class will focus on a different medium and technique based on various styles of art. The class sizes are small, with interactive instruction that provides individual attention to each student. Whether you are a novice or an advanced artist, The Art Haven will create an environment in which you can grow in your creativity and artistic pursuits. The Art Haven is a family-owned business providing experienced art classes for the Greater Greenville community since 1996. Owners Susan Wilson and daughter Michelle Hyer have a wealth of expertise and a true passion for the arts.

Details | Susan Wilson & Michelle Hyer: thearthaven@icloud.com | p. 864.395.6946
 


portfolio_summer_potteryPottery

June 6 – July 29, hours vary
Summer Schedule | Register

Get creative with The Art Haven’s summer pottery lessons. They offer classes for children (grades 1-5), teens and adults that can be customized to fit your schedule. The class sizes are small, with interactive instruction that provides individual attention to each student. Whether you are a novice or an advanced artist, The Art Haven will create an environment in which you can grow in your creativity and artistic pursuits. The Art Haven is a family-owned business providing experienced art classes for the Greater Greenville community since 1996. Owners Susan Wilson and daughter Michelle Hyer have a wealth of expertise and a true passion for the arts.

Details | Susan Wilson & Michelle Hyer: thearthaven@icloud.com | p. 864.395.6946
 


FALL & SPRING CLASSES

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Visual Arts

August – May
Days and hours vary
Schedule | Register

The Art Haven is a family-owned business, providing experienced art classes for the Greater Greenville community since 1996. Owners Susan Wilson and daughter Michelle Hyer have a wealth of expertise and a true passion for the arts. The Art Haven offers unique and flexible classes in a variety of mediums including watercolor, graphite, oils, acrylics pastels and pottery. The class sizes are small, with interactive instruction that provides individual attention to each student. In addition to formal instruction, they offer private party options which are a unique way to celebrate any occasion. Whether you are a novice or an advanced artist, The Art Haven will create an environment in which you can grow in your creativity and artistic pursuits.

Details | Susan Wilson & Michelle Hyer: thearthaven@icloud.com | p. 864.395.6946
 


 

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August – May
Days and hours vary
Register

Want to be heard? Cindy Overfield offers both group and private voice lessons for various ages. Cindy comes to the Mauldin Cultural Center with more than 20 years of experience in teaching singing, piano, show choir, group classes and conducting church choir. As a teacher, Cindy’s goal is to enhance your talent by assessing your voice and creating the proper technics and skills to enhance your singing ability. She will encourage you to learn to sing the songs that you like. If pop music is your favorite, you can work together to pick out some of your favorite pop songs to work on.

Details | Cindy Overfield | cindys@cindyssharptones.net | p. 615.337.4185
 


portfolio_youthcookingYouth Cooking Classes

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Year Round | Tuesdays | 6-7:30 p.m.
Registration: $20/class
Ages: 4-14

Children will have a blast while learning how to make a wide range of foods. They will also learn why certain foods are healthy and other are not. The best part is they will experiment with unusual ingredients! These cooking classes focus on:

  • Healthy foods that kids will eat and enjoy
  • Recipes from around the world
  • Experiential learning
  • Language and math literacy skills
  • Knife skills and safety
  • Hands-on food preparation, cooking and clean up

All materials, ingredients and take-home recipe cards included. Spaces fill up fast, so register today!

Details | Vonie Leahey | mdcdregister@gmail.com | p. 864.884.4941
 


 

YEAR-ROUND CLASSES

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Guitar Lessons

Year round, hours vary
Register

Taught by Brandon Dyke, the Mauldin Cultural Center hosts a wide-range of classes, including guitar ensemble, rock improvising, and music theory. You can also bring a friend or family member and take paired guitar lessons, which continue to offer more individualized attention than a larger class would, but can add extra fun and motivation as you learn along with someone else. Brandon offers both group and private lessons.

Details | Brandon Dyke | brandon_dyke@hotmail.com
 
 


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Ballroom Dance

Year round, hours vary
Register

Taught by Roy Jordan of Greenville Ballroom Dance, this ballroom dance program offers private lessons, group lessons, and an award-winning children’s program. Roy has been a professional instructor for nearly 30 years and is qualified to teach through the gold level in American Smooth, American Rhythm, and International Standard.

Details | Roy Jordan | royjordan10@aol.com | p. 864.915.6792
 
 
 


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Wood Carving

Year round, hours vary

The Piedmont Wood Carvers Club hosts a carve-in every Wednesday evening, 6 – 8 p.m. This unstructured carving session does not require a membership. They also host a monthly carve-in on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also does not require a membership.

Throughout the year, they host workshops and special classes ranging from intaglio relief to pyrography. Stay tuned to their schedule for upcoming workshops.

Details | Heyward Davis: heywarddavis@hotmail.com | 864.640.7896