Hutchinson Center for the Arts After School Art Club

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15 Frankklin St. SW, Hutchinson, MN


After School Art Club, Hutchinson Center for the Arts. (Everything is written in light blue and dark yellow.)

STOP! Animation and Printmaking

HCA Member Discount & Scholarships Available

Details and Registration HERE

Seats still open for all classes

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After School Art Club allows kids to experience the creative process and the joy of art making in a collaborative and welcoming studio environment.


STOP! Animation

3:30 – 5:00 pm | Grades 2 – 5

2 identical sections of this course. Enroll your child in one section only. Each section of STOP! Animation is limited to 8 students.

  • Section 1 (Tuesdays) January 17, 24, 31
  • Section 2 (Thursdays) Jan 19, 26 and Feb 2

Over three class sessions students will work in pairs to create stop animation film shorts using iPads. Final product will be available for viewing online. Kids will combine drawing, text and 3d props to write, direct and produce their very own film short. A great class for young writers, movie buffs, and those who love to draw and build. iPads and all materials provided. We request no personal tablets be brought to class.

SMAC_LOGO_F_HIThe ipads for this course were purchased through an equipment grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the SW MN Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the the arts and cultural heritage fund.


Inked Up

3:30 – 5:00 pm | Grades 2 – 5

2 identical sections of this course. Enroll your child in one section only. Each section of Inked Up is limited to 12 students.

  • Section 1 (Tuesdays) Feb 7, 14, 21
  • Section 2 (Thursdays) Feb 9, 16, 23

Explore the world of printmaking in three class sessions. Students will make their own linocuts, calligraphy plates, and have the chance to print on a real press. This is a great class for kids who love to draw and paint or are looking to expand their arts experiences. 

Courses led by local arts educator Melissa Ovadje

Enrollment fees for each course:

  • $60/student non-members
  • $45/student HCA member rate (click here to become a member of HCA)
  • $50/student nonmember sibling discount (enroll first child at regular rate and each additional sibling pays this rate)
  • Scholarships available, contact HCA for more information.

Course fee includes all materials and a snack. Students attending from Park Elementary School will be safely escorted by HCA staff from school to the Art Center.


Contact: 320-587-7278,

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