More Art-Making Activities

More Art-Making Activities

Private Tutoring

If you or your child would like to dabble in mixed media, learn to draw, paint, sculpt or work with clay, here’s an opportunity for you. Private or semi-private tutoring is available by appointment during regular Gilchrist Learning Center hours. No previous experience necessary. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Call Kim Albracht at 712.279.6580 for additional information.

Workshop Programs

The Art Center can specifically design a hands-on art experience for groups or individuals of any age interested in experiencing the joy and satisfaction of painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, or working with clay.

The following are examples of requested workshops:

  • Girl and Boy Scouts – Badge earning
  • Professional and Corporate Team Building
  • Daycare and After School Programs
  • Home school, Elementary, Middle and High School
  • Weddings, Bridal and Baby Shower
  • Holiday and Seasonal Art Projects
  • Art Therapy

Call Kim Albracht at 712.279.6580 for additional information and to arrange the event.

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Artful Birthday Parties

Create beautiful memories by having an Artful Party for your special occasion at the Gilchrist Learning Center! Parties can be arranged for children or adults. Call to discuss your party needs, dates, and times. 712-279-6580


  • 1.5 hours exclusive use of the reserved party room
  • Each party includes 50-minutes for an instructor-led art activity of your choice, plus an additional 40 minutes for you to use for other party activities. Outside food and decorations are permitted. Sorry, no balloons or candles.
  • Art project supplies for 12 attendees included. Additional art project supplies are $5/person (Maximum of 20 people for artful parties.)
  • Base rate for up to 12 attendees: $125/member | $150/non-member. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due upon reservation. Full payment is due on date of party.

Other Parties & Events

Need a space to host your own event? Inquire with us about renting our meeting room or another one of our functional studio spaces. Contact us at or call 712-279-6580.

Membership Benefits

  • Discounts
    • Classes
    • Workshops
    • Art Camp
    • Artful Birthday Parties
  • Advance Notice of exhibitions, lectures, classes and workshops
  • Invitations to Opening Receptions (a chance to meet Artists and Staff)
  • Invitations to Special Events and Family Programming
  • Complimentary subscription to our newsletter, quarterly Calendar
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Customized email with information just for Members
  • Tax deductible

Become a Member