Kids and teens ages 8-15 can learn the basics of using a potter's wheel to make functional clay pieces and non-functional sculptures in Clay Class: Wheel Throwing at Laumeier Sculpture Park. They'll study the fundamental techniques of wedging, centering and raising cylindrical forms such as bowls, cups and vases.
The class also includes an introduction to glazing, and is designed for beginners and those slightly moe experienced artists wishing to brush up on the basics. Wear old clothes, bring a towel and plan on getting messy!
In light of mandates concerning COVID-19 and public health, classes and workshops will have limited enrollment. Indoor studio spaces are structured to allow for social distancing when seated. Face coverings will be required indoors and during times when social distancing is not possible.
This series of classes is held on Saturdays, September 26 - October 24 from 9:30 tpo 11 a.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Cost is $105 for five classes.
Register at laumeier.org
The magical sights of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest return to downtown St. Louis this holiday season! Kiener Plaza will transform into a dazzling wonderland featuring more than 70,000 lights in the park's trees, complementing the breathtaking backdrop of the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse.
Celebrate the season with the new Planetarium show Seasons Greetings. Viewers will discover the nature of our seasons and why the winter solstice has long been a time of celebration. This live star show lets you gaze up to the winter sky, but also look back at how the cultures are united in celebration during the winter season and how these celestial sights still influence our holidays today.
Grant's Farm welcomes visitors this holiday season to the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Through Experience featuring dazzling light displays, a gingerbread village, Deer Park that has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and of course, the animals!
Celebrate the magic of the holidays the entire month of December at the Holiday Magic experience at The Magic House! Holiday Magic features expanded hours, festive decorations, lots of outdoor attractions and experiences and the opportunity to safely visit Santa in his sleigh.