Johns Creek Arts Center
6290 Abbotts Bridge Rd Building 700
Johns Creek, GA 30097
The Johns Creek Arts Center is a hidden gem on the north side of Atlanta. It was formerly known as the Ocee Arts Center and has grown into a premiere arts education center over the last decade. It offers a wide variety of programs for children including courses on drawing and painting, cartooning, ceramics, multi-media, theatre arts and music, and photography and Photoshop. Johns Creek Arts Center also offers a wonderfully fun and educational summer program.
5384 Manor Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Price: Click here for class information
Hours: Tues to Fri – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun – Closed
ART Station, located in the historic Stone Mountain Village, is a wonderful nonprofit arts center that brings art to life for kids and adults alike. It’s home to a theater company, five galleries, a children’s gallery, a gift shop and plenty of classrooms. The actual building is a restored trolley barn that’s quaint, charming and unlike any other art studio in town. The best kids’ programs are offered in the summer, including a theater series and summer art camp, both having afforded the reputation of being perfect for creative kids. During the school year, ART Station offers a 5-week Saturday art camp for $90.
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2 Crafty Chicks
1549 Clairmont Rd Unit 105
Decatur, GA 30033
2 Crafty Chicks is an independently owned and operated art studio that specializes in craft projects. According to owners Anna and Dede, they share “a love for glitter, making new things out of paper plates and trying new stuff.” Art classes for kids include Moments With Mommy (ages 2-4), Petite Picasso and after school drawing and art classes for ages 5 and older.
Di Domizio’s Art Centre
You Can't Be Neutral in History
From the Introduction to You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
By Howard Zinn
I had been invited to give a talk in Kalamazoo Michigan. It was the night of the final televised presidential debate of the 1992 campaign, and to my surprise (did they need a break from election madness?) there were several hundred people in the audience. This was the quincentennial year of the Columbus landing in the Western Hemisphere and I was speaking on 'The Legacy of Columbus, 1492-1992.'
Ten years earlier, in the very first pages of my book People's History of the United States, I had written about Columbus in a way that startled my readers