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17 South 4th Street     Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Tuesday- Saturday 10AM - 5PM

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We have a large variety of classes and workshops offered for youth and adults.  Click on a link above for more information.

Pablo Picasso said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up."


These opportunities are free to CLAC members -- no registration is necessary.  Come share your passion, bring your "stuff", and make some new friends!

Meets every Tuesday, 10 am - 2 pm

Meets every Tuesday, 2 - 3:30 pm

"Knitting Instructions" Learn to knit or just get a little help.  All ages welcome. Cost for lessons/help - $10/visit. Must be arranged ahead of time.  Typically arrangements are made the hour before Sit & Knit (1:00pm - 2:00pm) or an hour after Sit & Knit (3:30pm - 4:30pm). To make arrangements call the Arts Center - 641-357-1998.


Creative Kids and MS/HS Art Club After-School Programs

Creative Kids (1st – 5th Grades) - Tuesdays, September 5 thru December 19 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm First through Fifth Graders explore a variety of art forms in weekly art classes.  

Art Club (Middle School-High School) - Wednesdays from 2:30pm - 4:00pm, September 6 thru December 20  Love to create and learn new things? Explore the world of the visual arts! Art Club focuses on multi-week creative projects and more advanced techniques. 

Fee (Creative Kids, Art Club and Project MSS):  $8/class or purchase a $30 punch card/5 punches

In all Arts Center After-school Programs, a light snack is provided and there is the possibility of after-school busing for Clear Lake students, which can be arranged by contacting your child’s school. (Parents are responsible for making busing arrangements and for picking up the children at 5:00pm.)

Weather and other issues: Should the Clear Lake or Ventura buses not be running due to school being canceled or early dismissal the Clear Lake Arts Center After-school Programs will also be canceled for that day.