School of Art and Design offering youth art classes

The Western Carolina University School of Art and Design will host art classes for youth ages 8 and up on two Saturdays – Feb. 28 and March 28.

The “Warm and Fuzzy” workshop will be held Feb. 28 and will focus on fiber and soft material. Featured projects will include felting, basic crochet and pastels on velour. The “Inside Out” workshop on March 28 will focus on nature-provided materials. Featured projects will include kite-making, basketry, natural paint watercolors and earthenware clay.

Both workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Room 150 of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. The workshops are $25 each with a $10 discount when registering for both classes. The registration fees include lunch in the Courtyard Dining Hall. Space is limited to the first 35 participants for each day.

For more information and to register, visit or call the office of Continuing and Professional Education at 828-227-7397.