ORONO – The University of Maine Department of Art is accepting applications for the fall 2014 session of after-school art classes for area children in grades K–8.

The ArtWorks! program provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art through: hands-on experiences with a variety of visual media, the history of art, and the viewing of art.

Classes will be held in Lord Hall on the UMaine campus from 3:30–5 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 14. A $25 fee covers the cost of materials, and a limited number of scholarships are available. Applications are online(http://umaine.edu/art/2014/08/26/artworks-fall-childrens-class/) and will be accepted until Oct. 3.

The program consists of four teaching sessions and one children’s exhibition. The lessons are taught by art education students under the supervision of art professor Constant Albertson. Class sections are organized by age or grade level, and are limited to 22 students per group. Acceptance is determined on a first come, first served basis.

Parents or guardians are responsible for transportation to and from the program.

For more information, call Albertson at 207-581-3251 or emailconstant.albertson@umit.maine.edu.

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