New Classes and Workshops begin January 2014!

Paint the Town Red! Plein Air Painting Workshop

Impressionist painters like Monet and Van Gogh took their easels to the landscape where painting on location allowed them to capture light and atmosphere. Read more...

Dance Workshops - Tango in April!

If you enjoyed the fast-paced, action-packed “Let’s Shag” class last fall with Michael Singleton and Bethany Chapman, these additional dance workshops are sure to satisfy your appetite for more. Come learn to move like Fred and Ginger during monthly dance lessons.


Beginning Wheel Throwing - New Session begins in April!

Students will explore form and surface in a demonstration-based atmosphere while learning to wedge, center, and throw basic forms such as mugs, bowls, and vases. This class is a must for the novices as it will focus on proper techniques that will be crucial as long as you aspire to make pottery on the wheel.


Beginning Hand-Building - New Session begins in April!

This course will introduce the basics of hand-building including pinch, coil, and slab construction, as well as a variety of surface and finishing options. Both sculptural and vessel options will be explored.


Ballroom in the Boro: Beginning Ballroom Weekly Dance Lessons

Would you rather be ballroom dancing yourself instead of watching it on television? Join veteran ballroom dance teacher, Tony Phillips, for these weekly beginning ballroom dance lessons and learn how to dance the night away.


Polyclay Jewelry

May 3 & 10, 2014

Learn the process and form a sculpted focal bead and ensemble necklace with this exciting, lo-tech alternative material, fired in a toaster oven. Read more...

Adult Choir Singing Extravaganza

May 30-31, 2014 New Dates!

Do you like singing, but don’t have the time to commit to the rigor of a year-round choir? Then this weekend is just for you!


One-Time Clay Class

Have you always wanted to try out a clay class but not quite ready to sign up for an entire session? This one time introductory class lets you get your hands dirty in clay without the time commitment. Reservations are required.

1st Saturday of every month beginning in November
Times: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Dates: January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5 and May 3
Fee: $35 ACA members ($45 non-members) supplies included

Ballroom in the Boro:
I’m Proud to Be an American Spring Ball

May 31, 2014

Come put into practice what you have learned in dance class during this Spring Ball. The theme will be Americana and the colors will be red, white, and blue. Read more...

Baby Shower Cake Design

April 12, 2014

You know you love to see them! Now learn to make them! Take this class and learn to make trendy baby shower cakes. No experience necessary.


Hip Hop

This introductory-level class will offer a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment, and offers a new set of combinations and routines each week. The dancers will work on strength and core exercises as well as their own free style moves.


Ballet and Tap for Adults

The Averitt Center Dance Studio is now offering ballet and tap classes for adults with instructor Emily Winn.


All instructors are fully qualified to teach in their area of expertise. When necessary, assistants are hired to keep adult – child ratios at optimal levels. All Averitt Center employees undergo a criminal background check. The Averitt Center for the Arts takes a strong stand against child endangerment. Parents of young children are welcome to observe from outside the classroom if they desire.

Remember that selected Friends of the Arts members receive discounts on instructional programs. Enthusiast & Devotee Levels receive 10% off and Connoisseur Level receives 15% off. To become a member download the Membership Application and send it to Averitt Center for the Arts,  P.O. Box 926, Statesboro, GA 30459.

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Averitt Center for the Arts
33 East Main Street
Statesboro, Ga. 30458
(912) 212-2787 (ARTS)

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.