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First Friday: “Family Art Night” – October 2 


Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening with your family?  Plan to attend the “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, October 2, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.   A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m.  Pizza, soda and water will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts.  Art activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents, and at the door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents.   No experience is necessary.  Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Reservation includes one (1) art experience, art supplies, pizza and soda.  You have three art experiences to choose from:

  • Paint with Teresa Brunson – Ages 4 and up with Adult. Produce your very own masterpiece that you can hang in your home. Limit: 60 people (255201.01);
  • Create Mosaics with Patrick Kirwin – Ages 6 and up with Adult.  Design a mosaic trivet that you can give as a gift, or use in the kitchen. Limit: 20 people (255201.02); or
  • Dance with Choreographers Collaboration Project – Ages 7 and up with Adult. Learn several dance steps, create your own family dance map, and share your dance in a performance at the conclusion of the evening.  Be prepared to move in tennis shoes or bare feet.  Limit: 20 people  (255201.03)

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The “Family Art Night” is part of the “First Fridays” Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

To obtain further information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565,, or visit the Office of the Arts web site at​

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