Greater Denton Arts Council

family programs

Celebrate the arts with the whole family during Family Days, Parent + Child Classes, Spring Break and Summer Art Camps

Family Workshop: Myth Making
Saturday, Sept 30, 2017, 11 AM - 1 PM
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Cost, $5 per child

Families are invited to explore creatures from the Dogon universe, watch artist demonstrations, and hear a traditional story from thirteenth-century Mali before using the cen cen bari (local pigment painting) and chiffon de Same (affixing cloth scraps) techniques to create a work of art that represents personal and shared histories. Adults do not need a ticket. $5 per child. Class size is limited.

summer art camp

Explore the Arts with Camp GDAC
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Each summer, the galleries of the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center transform into an indoor art camp complete with a miniature forest, campsites, and more!  All classes are held on-site at the PAAC at 400 E. Hickory Street in Denton, Texas. All supplies provided, class size is limited. 

Due to construction at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, the 2017 Summer Art Camp has been postponed until 2018. Please check back next spring for Summer Art Camp 2018 dates. 


spring break camp

Art + Nature Adventure
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Creativity and spring are in bloom at the Greater Denton Arts Council! Be inspired by nature as you explore a variety of media including drawing, painting, and printmaking. Create eco-friendly art projects in the studio and explore the galleries and the great outdoors. For children ages 6-10; all arts supplies provided.

Please check back next spring for Spring Break Camp 2018 dates.