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The Marion Art Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the visual and performing arts.  It has been offering classes for adults and children for over 25 years.  Members of the Marion Art Center are offered a discount on tuition for all classes except piano.



Fall 2014

Watercolor Painting for Adult Beginners

Watercolor Painting For Adult Beginners
Wednesdays   10:00am to Noon
September 17 – November 5, 2014    (8 weeks)

Patricia White, Instructor


About the Instructor

Patricia White, is a painter and a Gallery Instructor at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  She is past President of the Marion Art Center and a current Exhibition Committee Member.  She studied Realist Painting at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and has shown her work in numerous exhibitions in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including the Marion Art Center, The Jonathan Bourne Library, The Wareham Library, Don’s Art Shop of Warren, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Gift Shop of The Cape Cod Museum of Art.


Fall 2014 MAC Dance Academy

September 8 through November 10th (10 weeks)
Instructor:  Paige Hiller

Preschool (age 3-4) 3:00 – 3:30

Beginner (age 4-5) 3:30 – 4:15

Intermediate (age 5-6) 4:15 – 5:00

Fall 2014 Session Begins Monday, September 8th

Click here to Register and pay on-line.

The Marion Art Center is now accepting registrations for its Spring 2014 Dance Academy.  Classes are held on Mondays and run for 10 weeks. Fall session is grounded in classical dance, whereas the Spring session focuses heavily on choreography and recital performance.  All classes are on Mondays.   

Preschool Dance:
Preschool instruction is for children between the ages of 3-4. Class is 30 minutes and involves ballet warm-up, jazz stretches, basic mat tumbling and basic tap steps. The fee for the 10-week Session is $145 for Marion Art Center members and $160 for non-members. (Child MUST be 3 years of age at the start of the Session.)

Beginner instruction is for children between the ages of 4-5. Class is 45 minutes and involves ballet warm-up and barre, jazz stretches, beginner mat tumbling.  The fee for the 10-week Session is $155 for Marion Art Center members and $170 for non-members.

Intermediate instruction is for children aged 5-6.  Class is 45 minutes and involves advanced ballet warm-up, barre and adagio, tumbling, jazz stretches and combinations and tap combinations.  The fee for the 12-week Session is $155 for Marion Art Center members and $170 for non-members.


PRESCHOOL PIANO (age 3-5 yrs)   

25 minute private lessons for children ages 3-5 yrs.

Friday mornings at the Marion Art Center.

$20 per lesson (includes cost of music/materials/recital)

Little Mozart’s Preschool Piano is an early music enrichment program for children, ages 3 to 5. Lessons are designed to introduce children to the piano, and teach basic foundation skills that will inspire an early appreciation for music. Individual lessons place an emphasis on rhythm, finger position, music vocabulary, music notation, note reading, and encourage overall fine motor development. It is offered 3 times per year at the Marion Art Center for 10 week sessions during the fall (Sept-Dec), winter/spring (Jan-April), and summer (July-August). Each session concludes with a short recital. Children may repeat sessions through age 5, to enhance their knowledge and performance skills.

To reserve a lesson time contact Jamie Wiksten:  jwiksten@verizon.net or 508-295-0379.