The Language of Art - Classes for the Deaf

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00pm

Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd, Johnstown, PA 15905

As a recipient of a "Creative Health Impacts Award", through the 1889 Foundation and the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance, in support of our innovative arts programming we are excited to offer a series of FREE weekly art classes for Deaf adults as well as a series of Saturday art workshops for the Deaf children of our community.  A variety of art making experiences designed to encourage visual self-expression and promote understanding of the unique beauty and challenges of Deaf culture.  Board Certified Art Therapist and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Rostered Artist, Susan Novak will present the classes.

Classes will feature a variety of media including: hand-cast sculpture, mask making, silk painting and clay work.

Schedule: Thurday evenings beginning September 22 through November 3 (No class Oct 20) - open to ages 15 and Up; Children's Workshop - Saturday, Oct 8 from 10AM to 2PM (Please bring a lunch)

At the conclussion of both programs the Community Arts Center will host an art exhibition of the work created with a public reception to celebrate and share the works with thecommunity.

For more information please call 814-255-6515or visit us online at