Logo with Creative Hearts in text and a sunshine that looks like crayon marks - the middle is a yellow heart with different color sun rays

Introducing Creative heARTs, the newest arts program at Wilson Arts, designed to inspire and empower individuals with disabilities through fun and engaging art. With a focus on building self-confidence, refining fine motor skills, and improving social skills, Creative heARTs is the perfect place for individuals with disabilities to explore their creativity and express themselves through art. Join us and become a part of our inclusive arts community, where everyone is welcome to develop their skills and showcase their talents!

Supported by the Martha Cheatham Hunter & Dr. William C. Hunter Family Foundation Fund.

 


 


 

April Creative heARTS Kids
Saturday, April 6 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Morgan Dollar
Cost: $10

To bring joy to rainy day faces, participants can engage in two crafts that welcome springtime. In this workshop, participants can let their imagination fly while making a  butterfly as well as fine-tune their motor skills to create a hanging rainbow.

April Creative heARTS 
Tuesday, April 9 | 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Anna Fretwell
Cost: $10

Discover the properties of light and its potential for creating beautiful artwork. In this workshop, participants will craft suncatchers designed to be hung in windows to capture and refract light.


 

May Creative heARTS Kids
Saturday, May 4| 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Anna Fretwell
Cost: $10

Have you ever wanted your own pet? How about creating our very own pet rock, in this workshop participants will explore different materials as they paint, color, and decorate stones to design their own tic-tac-toe game.

May Creative heARTS 
Tuesday, May 7| 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Maureen O'Neill
Cost: $10

Instructor Maureen O'Neill will introduce students to still life drawing with charcoal and soft pastel.


 

June Creative heARTS Kids
Saturday, June 1 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Abby Boykin
Cost: $10

Learn about using materials in unexpected ways while creating a painted art piece. In this workshop, participants will use CDs to create a  floral design or let their creativity run wild!

June Creative heARTS 
Tuesday, June 4 | 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cathy Daniel
Cost: $10

In this creative workshop, participants will have the opportunity to design and craft their own mini sculpture inspired by the iconic glass art of Dale Chihuly. Chihuly is renowned for his vibrant, organic, and large-scale glass installations that captivate audiences around the world.

Please note: Glass will NOT be used in this workshop. Instead, we will be using safe materials to create our inspired sculptures.