Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc. and Galaxy CIU No. 10 is in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on Arts to provide special artistic programs at Clearfield Centers for Active Living (CAL)
The Pennsylvania Council on Arts (PCA) is charged with development and promotion of the arts in the Commonwealth.
To accomplish its mission, the PCA encourages education excellence throughout the commonwealth.
They have partnered with the CCAAA and Galaxy to bring four, specialized artists to showcase their skills and talents at the Centers for Active Living (CAL) in May and June.
Terry Johnston, artist/teacher, has facilitated more than 40 public glass and ceramic murals and mosaics statewide, including the four crossroads markers for the history of the Kittanning trails.
You can learn the Art and Make a Mosaic glass Tile with Johnston at the Centers for Active Living:
- May 7 – Mahaffey CAL – 814-277-4544
- May 14 – Clearfield CAL – 814-765-9319
- May 21 – Coalport CAL – 814-762-3574
Classes will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 p.m.
Adam Swartz Puppets is a hands-on workshop that will get participants involved in the visual art and performing side of puppetry.
Participants will learn to create and manipulate a puppet using “Muppet-style” puppetry techniques. Events will be held at these Centers for Active Living:
- May 13 – Clearfield CAL – 814-765-9319
- May 20 – Coalport CAL – 814-762-3574
- May 22 – Karthaus CAL – 814-762-9644
- May 23 – Mahaffey CAL – 814-277-4544
These events will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Fiddler Bruce Young is a folk artist specializing in traditional fiddle and dance styles. His expertise is the result of 14 years of classical training followed by 30 years of folk music performance. Bruce will perform at the Centers for Active Living:
- June 3 – Coalport CAL – 814-762-3574
- June 4 – Mahaffey CAL – 814-277-4544
- June 10 – Kylertown CAL – 814-345-6338
- June 11 – Clearfield CAL – 814-765-9319
Performances will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Artist/Educator Cynthia Mazzant will present a Toast to American Pop Dance. From the 1860’s through the 1960’s, Mazzant will take participants on a fascinating trip through a century of dance. You can participate at these Centers for Active Living:
- June 17 – Kylertown CAL – 814-345-6338
- June 18 – Mahaffey CAL – 814-277-4544
- June 24 – Clearfield CAL – 814-765-9319
- June 25 – Coalport CAL – 814-762-3574
Mazzant will be appearing from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Class space is limited, so please contact your local CAL to make reservations quickly.
Programs and services of the Agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Mature Resources Foundation, and local and consumer contributions.