Arts Preview Classes

The following arts preview classes are currently being offered.  Check back often as new course offerings are added on a weekly basis.  These FREE previews are designed to give you a taste of the subject matter in a fun and relaxing environment, while giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not the particular medium is of interest to you.  Click on any class below for more information or call 205-726-2739 and we will be more than happy to assist you.

Performance Arts

A Patron's Guide to Birmingham Arts (FREE):  Monday, 10-11 a.m., March 3rd. The Birmingham community is filled with extraordinary music, theatre, dance, art, and design events, but here is a way to better understand and enjoy these experiences.  Dean Hopkins will teach a class entitled A Patron’s Guide to Birmingham Arts. The class will meet each Monday at 10:00 a.m. to preview upcoming events around our community and study subjects related to these performances, exhibits, and festivals. Special guests will provide an inside perspective of the arts and how to make the most of each opportunity. All of this will be in our new facility on the other side of Lakeshore Drive between Covenant Presbyterian Church and Homewood High School. The beautiful colonial-style building is completely ADA compliant with convenient parking, covered portico, playground, and gardens.

A Patron's Guide to Birmingham Arts (FREE):  Monday 10-11 a.m., March 17th. The Birmingham community is filled with extraordinary music, theatre, dance, art, and design events, but here is a way to better understand and enjoy these experiences.  Dean Hopkins will teach a class entitled A Patron’s Guide to Birmingham Arts. The class will meet each Monday at 10:00 to preview upcoming events around our community and study subjects related to these performances, exhibits, and festivals. Special guests will provide an inside perspective of the arts and how to make the most of each opportunity. All of this will be in our new facility on the other side of Lakeshore Drive between Covenant Presbyterian Church and Homewood High School. The beautiful colonial-style building is completely ADA compliant with convenient parking, covered portico, playground, and gardens. 

Photography

Phoneography: Taking Pictures With Your iPhone and Android Camera (FREE):  Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., March 25th. Have you wanted to learn more about the camera that you always have with you? Find out more about the camera on your Android or iPhone device in this workshop. This workshop will cover fundamentals of photography and shooting techniques. Because the best camera is the one you have with you.