For more information, contact The Phipps Center for the Arts at (715) 386-2305, (715) 386-8409 (box office) or www.ThePhipps.org.
Private violin lessons
Private violin lessons for students ages 7-adult are offered throughout the year by Sarah Bertsch, (715) 381-5735.
Private voice lessons
Elizabeth Hawksford Schaefer offers private voice lessons for ages 12-adult. Adults and homeschooled teenagers are especially welcome to call for available daytime openings. For more information, call The Phipps center at (715) 386-2305, ext. 101.
Ballroom dance parties
Tom Larson will offer a ballroom dance party Saturday, June 20 and July 18, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the dance studio. Larson will offer a ballroom dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Refreshments are provided. Admission is $10 per person.
A one-week ballet session for intermediate and advanced students age 12 and older will be offered by Marcia Keegan on Monday-Friday, July 27-31, 4:30-7:30 p.m. each day, for a fee of $125. Students will take part in a variety of classes including ballet, pointe, strengthening and repertoire. Previous pointe experience is highly recommended. If a student does not have pointe experience, soft shoes will be worn for exercises. The week will culminate with a studio demonstration/performance.
Summer theater camps
--Drama Camp for students entering grades 3 and 4, Monday-Friday, July 20-24, 9 a.m. to noon each day; $135.
--Acting Ensemble for students entering grades 5 and 6, Monday-Friday, July 20-24, 1 to 4 p.m. each day; $135.
--Musical Theater Camp for students entering grades 7-10, Monday-Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day; $265.
Summer Art Camp
Enrollment is now open for Summer Art Camp classes in pottery, drawing, painting, sculpture, mosaic, puppetry and more for ages 4 through 18, weekly June 22-Aug. 14. For schedule and registration information, visit www.ThePhipps.org, call (715) 386-2305 or stop by The Phipps. Class fees range from $25 (for a one-day, two-hour class) to $239 (for a five-day, seven-hour class).
Vinyasa Flow yoga classes continue Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Beginning yoga is offered Tuesdays and Fridays, 9-10:30 a.m.
Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $120 per 10 classes. Punch-cards are good for any of the three classes offered each week. Students only pay for the classes they attend. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Tai chi continues
Tai chi classes will continue Thursdays, June 18-Aug. 6, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The fee for eight sessions is $96.
The Western Wisconsin Photographic Club meets regularly at The Phipps. Photographers of all levels of ability and experience are invited to these meetings. For more information, contact Margaret Strehlo, (715) 386-5048.
Healing Arts at Hudson Hospital
Currently on display are the works of Priscilla Brigga, Alisha Duckett, Judy Fawcett, John Finkler, Tre' Hagg, Christina Hankins, Anna Johannsen, Mary Pat Opatz Herges, Jay Jensen, Layl McDill, Joonja Lee Mornes, Mary Kay Newman, Dean Rehpohl, Michael Sweere and Ellen Wold.
A series of exhibitions featuring work by area artists Morgan Clifford (Stillwater), De Paola de Lerma (Minneapolis), Leslie Anderson (St. Paul), Beth Peck (Menomonie) and Mark Aumann (Eau Claire) is on view June 12 through July 26 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Galleries hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.
The Gift Gallery
The Gift Gallery offers unique fine art and traditional crafts by noted area artists. Gift certificates are also available. Gift Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m.; as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.
'Vietnam' photo in exhibit
Vietnam," a photo by Mark Aumann of Eau Claire, is among the works in the new exhibition at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Also featured is artwork by Morgan Clifford of Stillwater, Minn., De Paola de Lerma of Minneapolis, Leslie Anderson of St. Paul and Beth Peck of Menomonie. The exhibit runs through July 26 in The Galleries -- hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m., and one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters (closed July 4 and 5.) For more information, call Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at (715) 386-2305, ext. 103.