Courses

Arts and Culture offers courses in visual arts, dance, photography, music, and writing for adults and a few children’s programs. There are full term courses, some drop-in options, and special year long programs. Check course descriptions and our program guide for details.

Klezmer Band

Explore klezmer music and related musical traditions with Frank Rackow. Musicians of any instrument who are able to read and play music at an intermediate level may join this class. You will learn new music and improve your skills while meeting other talented musicians.

Israeli Folk Dance (Ages 16+)

Yael Guterman, Israeli RAD certified dance instructor, owner of La Pointe Dance Studio, will teach you traditional Israeli folk dance steps, combinations, and current Israeli dance choreographies. A moderate workout set to traditional and contemporary Israeli songs. A fun class to move your body and soul and connect with fellow dancers! No experience or partner required. Dress comfortably and wear exercise shoes.

Positively Speaking - A guide to communicating with confidence

Participants will learn the fundamental guidelines to gaining confidence in public speaking and creating effective presentations. Topics will include “The Rule of Three” as well as tips and tricks to capture an audience’s attention. Most importantly we will practise speaking skills in a safe and encouraging environment that will help dispel public speaking jitters. Open to beginners and more experienced presenters, the course will focus on becoming a creative and compelling speaker. We will grow speaking skills from “No way” to “No Problem”

Celebrating Jewish Music Month

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 3:00 – 5:00 pm MST
Tango Virtual Lesson Learn about the dance and some basic steps from the comfort of your home with Argentinean tango instructor Diego Smola.

Art Together Apart

Our lives have been altered over the past year. We are all in the same ocean, though not necessarily in the same boat, since we have been affected in various ways by the pandemic.

This pleasant, whimsical, and gently- paced art workshop will present a series of progressive art exercises with a basis in art therapy practice. Participants are welcomed to a safe space for creativity and exchange, involving visual expression, journaling, and self-reflection. No experience required.

Tu B'Shevat DIY Utensils

January 28 at 4:00pm on Zoom, make a beautiful fork and spoon serving set to use at your dining table for holiday celebrations.