Rotary Club of Emporia

Emporia Arts Council

Posted by Jim Wayman on Nov 13, 2018
Dawn Young, EAC Executive Director, and Kaila Mock, Children's Program Coordinator, provided everything we need to know about the Emporia Arts Center's Summer Arts Classes, for which our Rotary Club has been providing funding from contributions to our Happy Bucks. Started in 1997, the Summer Arts Program has seen outstanding growth in participation in recent years:
  • 2016: 428 children; 80 adults
  • 2017: 509 children; 134 adults
  • 2018: 753 children; 167 adults
A rundown of children' programming includes:
  • Mobile Literacy Classes
  • Kids Concert Series
  • Clay Classes (kids and adult classes)
  • Sketch Club
  • Shaping the Future:  A Young Artist Exhibition