Class Schedule
Tango Practica Peoria

Tango Practica Peoria

Sundays, 6:30-9:00 pm

A weekly tango practica is offered every Sunday, at Contemporary Art Center of Peoria in the 2nd floor art gallery. Traditionally, a Tango Practica is offered for dancers of all levels who have received instruction and have desire to practice. read more

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Evening

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Evening

Tuesdays, Apr 23-Jun 11, 6:30-8:30pm

​Artists are invited to draw or paint the figure from a live nude or clothed model. A monitor will direct the model to change poses and provide guidance, if desired. There is no instruction, but students are encouraged to seek advice from others in the class. read more

Basic Drawing

Basic Drawing

Saturdays, June 8 - 29, 1:00-2:30pm

This course will introduce students to basic aspects of drawing. We will focus on realism and drawing from a still life. Develop your observational and rendering skills using pencil, charcoal and other media while learning the fundamentals of composition. read more

Beginners Salsa (level 1)

Beginners Salsa (level 1)

Tuesdays, Jul 23-Aug 20, 6:30-7:25 pm

Learn Salsa in five week classes. Salsa is partner dancing so joining with a partner is strongly encouraged. Classes are held on the 2nd floor of the Contemporary Art Center. read more

Beginners Salsa (level 2)

Beginners Salsa (level 2)

Tuesdays, Jul 23-Aug 20, 7:30-8:25 pm

Learn Salsa in five week classes. Salsa is partner dancing so joining with a partner is strongly encouraged. Classes are held on the 2nd floor of the Contemporary Art Center. read more

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Afternoon

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Afternoon

Tuesdays, Jul 23-Sep 10, 2:00-4:00pm

Artists are invited to draw or paint the figure from a live nude or clothed model. A monitor will direct the model to change poses and provide guidance, if desired. There is no instruction, but students are encouraged to seek advice from others in the class. read more

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Evenings

Figure Drawing / Open Studio – Tues Evenings

Tuesdays, Jul 23-Sep 10, 6:30-8:30pm

Artists are invited to draw or paint the figure from a live nude or clothed model. A monitor will direct the model to change poses and provide guidance, if desired. There is no instruction, but students are encouraged to seek advice from others in the class. read more

All classes are held at the Contemporary Art Center except where noted. Classes may be accessed via the front entrance or the Commercial St. entrance at the rear of the building.

Registration: We will contact students for payment when we reach the minimum students required to run the class/workshop. Payment may take place on the website or during business hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5:00 and pay with credit card, cash or check. Late registration may or may not be possible. Class fees are not prorated with late registration. For more information, contact: William Butler or Darlene Jones, 309.674.6822 or contact us.

Cancellations: A class may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met.

Refund Policy: A full refund may be given for a student who withdraws prior to registration deadline or if the Contemporary Art Center cancels a class. A partial refund of half the amount may be given for a student who withdraws after registration deadline and /or up to the end of the 1st class session. After registration deadline, materials / lab fees cannot be refunded. Contemporary Art Center is not responsible for providing refunds or make-up classes for students who miss classes. Fees will not be deferred to a future class. Students will not receive compensation for missed classes.