Waterloo Center for the Arts (WCA) in Iowa is an excellent place for family fun. The center offers a ton of activities for kids of all ages. From climbing to skits on stage, children can explore various avenues at the WCA. The center’s art programming began in 1922 under the guidance of the Waterloo Recreation Commission.
The arts center is an iconic place for visual and performance arts in Iowa. The WCA is a non-profit public organization, dedicated to serving community through its artistic endeavors. The center functions under the sponsorships of Waterloo Cultural and Arts Commission. Waterloo region is well-known for its artistic exploration, and the center is an extension of the region itself. The permanent exhibits at the WCA include an extensive collection of Haitian and Mexican arts, American decorative arts, and much more.
WCA is home to Phelps Youth Pavilion and Hope Martin Theatre. The Phelps Youth Pavilion is a perfect place for families to spend time together. PYP, inaugurated in 2009, offers interactive art experience for visitors, to enhance their knowledge in visual art.
What can you expect from Spring Classes
Spring classes for kids and young adults are coming up at the WCA. This year, the Waterloo Center is offering new workshops during the spring classes. The new workshops include journal making, slab building, and teddy bear picnic. The workshops for kids and families contain creative items and stimulating activities. Mosaic mirrors, bunny brunch, and jewelry making also make up this year's schedule. Children aged 3 to 5 years can explore drawing, painting, read picture books and finish projects related to art stories.
For further information regarding the registration, please click here.
Class Dates: The spring classes start from mid-February and go on until May 2015. The center is closed on April 5, 2015 for Easter and May 25, 2015 for Memorial Day.
Waterloo center of the arts,
225 Commercial Street
IA – 50701.
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