Arts Day Program 2017-2018

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Arts Day at the Arvada Center offers students and teachers the opportunity to work with professional teaching  artists to enhance classroom curriculums and address Colorado State and Common Core Standards through a variety of artistic disciplines and cultural arts activities. Arts Day provides fun and educational arts experiences that are designed for pre-school through high school classes and can accommodate students with disabilities. This program is available as a field trip to the Arvada Center or as an outreach with instructors traveling to schools and community centers. With over 30 years of experience, the Arts Day program will ignite creativity in students and teachers alike.

For more information and Children's Theatre reservations, please contact the School Programs Manager, Ashley Machacek (720) 898-7240 or amachacek@arvadacenter.org

Choose the Arts Day option that best fits your scheduling and curriculum needs:


Children's Theatre


 

Fall 2017 Children's Theatre: A Year with Frog and Toad

Main Stage Performances

Oct 13        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.    

Oct 17        Tues    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.     

Oct 18        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Oct 19        Thur    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Oct 20        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Oct 21        Sat    11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Oct 24        Tue   10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Both performances are Audio Described

Oct 25        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Oct 26        Thur    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Both performances are Shadowed Interpreted

Oct 27        Fri      10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Black Box Performances 

Nov 25        Sat     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Nov 26        Sun    11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m

Nov 28        Tue     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Nov 29        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Nov 30        Thur    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 1        Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.    

Dec 2        Sat     11 a.m. Performance is Sensory Friendly

Dec 4        Mon     10 a.m. Performanace is Sensory Friendly

Dec 5         Tues   10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.        

Dec 6        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 7        Thur     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 8         Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 12        Tues    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.     

Dec 13        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 14        Thur    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 15        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 19        Tue    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 20        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 21        Thur    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Dec 22        Fri     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Dec 26        Tue     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Dec 27        Wed    11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Dec 28        Thur    11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Dec 29        Fri     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

 

Register for A Year with Frog and Toad here!

 

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Spring 2018 Children's Theatre: Seussical

 

Feb 2        Fri     12:00 p.m.

Feb 6        Tues     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 7        Wed     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 8        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 9        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 13      Tues    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 14      Wed      10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 15      Thurs     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 16       Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 20       Tue     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 21        Wed     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 22        Thurs   10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 23        Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 27        Tues     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Feb 28        Wed     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m

Mar 1        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 2        Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 3        Sat     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Mar 6        Tues     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 7        Wed     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 8        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 9        Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 10       Sat    11 a.m. Sensory Friendly

Mar 12        Mon     10 a.m. Sensory Friendly

Mar 13        Tues    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 15        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 16        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 17        Sat     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Mar 20        Tues     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 21        Wed     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 22        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Mar 23        Fri     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

 

May 14        Mon    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

May 15        Tues    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Both Performances are Audio Described

May 16        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

May 17        Thurs   10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Both Performances are Shadowed Interpreted

May 18        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Only 10 am performance is Shadowed Interpereted

May 21        Mon     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.      

May 22        Tues     10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

May 23        Wed    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

May 24        Thurs    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.  

May 25        Fri    10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.  

 

To register for Seussical please click here!

 

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Children’s Theatre

•    $9 per student
•    Classroom teachers/aides are free
•    Discounts available for Title I schools
•    Add a Theatre Tech Talk for $1 more!


 

Theatre Arts Day

•    $11 per student/adult chaperone

•    Classroom teachers/aides are free
•    Discounts available for Title I Schools
•    Includes:
   o    Children’s Theatre Performance

   o    Choice of 30 minute tour 
   o    Choice of one hands-on workshop in dance, drama, music, or visual arts 
   o    Reserved lunch space 

 


 

Collage Arts Day/History Arts Day

Collage Days can be fine arts-focused, theatre-focused, or history/humanities-focused depending on the programs you choose. Create your own arts day experience by selecting two interactive workshops . Studying Africa?    How about storytelling and drumming! Preparing for a class play? How about movement stories or Character Creation! Or, introduce an entirely new topic.

•    $10 per student
•    Classroom teachers/aides and chaperones are free
•    Discounts available for Title I schools
•    Includes:
   o    Choice of two hands-on workshops in dance, drama, music, or visual arts 
   o    Choice of 30 minute tour 
   o    Reserved lunch space

 

To register for a Fall Collage Arts Day Field Trip please click here!

 

To register for a Spring Collage Arts Day Field Trip please click here!
 



Arts Day Outreach

Book a single or series of 1-hour workshops, customized for any age group 
•    $125 per workshop plus instructor mileage fee (varies)
•    Up to 30 participants per workshop
•    Includes:
   o    One or more artists who travel to your location to teach or perform
   o    All materials and supplies
   o    Discounts available when you schedule more than one consecutive workshop
   o    Discounts for Title I schools

Please call 720-898-7240 to make your Arts Day outreach reservation.

Advanced reservations are required. Payment is required two weeks in advance. Until that time, attendance numbers may be adjusted. No refunds once payment is made. Discounts are available for Title I schools. Complimentary tickets are available for teachers/aides. Lunch space is available by reservation only.
 


Special Event Arts Day

•    Classroom teachers/aides and chaperones are free
•    Discounts available for Title I schools
•    Includes:
   o    One Special Event 
   o    Choice of one hands-on workshop
   o    Choice of 30 minute tour 
   o    Reserved lunch space

Please call 720-898-7240 to make your Special Events Arts Day reservation.

 

Can't make it to the Arvada Center?
Make your reservation for an Arts Day Outreach and we come to you!

 


Arts Day Tours


Arvada History Museum Tour

This docent guided tour focuses on Colorado history through inquiry-based student participation while in the Arvada History Museum. Docents focus on exhibits and the Haines Log Cabin.
 

History-Based Activity: Pioneer Treasure Hunt Game

The Pioneer Treasure Hunt Game focuses on what life was like on the wagon trains. Students will learn about the roles and tools of the pioneers.
 

History-Based Activity: Ranch Game

As children play the Ranch Game, they will plan and develop a ranch and learn about agricultural history from 1860-1890.
 

Arvada Center Gallery Tour

This docent guided discovery tour includes the chance to choose from three different gallery spaces.

Please contact us for more information about:
UNBOUND: Sculpture in the Field
June 2014 - ongoing
 

Theatre Tech Talk

~ scheduled with a Theatre Arts Day only
Actors from our Children’s Theatre Production will explain lighting, costume and set construction, special effects, as well as the various other jobs in the theatre. They also answer student questions like “What is your character like?” and “What do you like most about being an actor?”
 

 

Can't make it to the Arvada Center?
Make your reservation for an Arts Day Outreach and we come to you!