Photo from Sandy Brown / Award-winning artist Sandy Brown, who painted this image, will teach a watercolor workshop at The Arts Center in Athens, Tenn., on Thursday, Jan. 16. Cost of the workshop is $45, and registration is required.

Registration is underway in Athens, Tennessee, for a slate of winter art workshops, classes and other events at The Arts Center, 320 N. White St. Unless otherwise noted, the registration deadline is three business days before the class starts.

* 2nd Saturdays Artsplorations: Children 3-11 can take part in this monthly session 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. The instructor and art activity vary each month. Reservations are encouraged but not mandatory. Call 423-745-8781, or email

* Multimedia art class: Andy Phipps will begin this class for home-schoolers in grades 1-8, meeting 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Jan. 14-Feb. 18. Cost is $65.

* Clay Handbuilding for Kids: Phipps also will lead this class for ages 8-11, meeting 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 14-Feb. 18. Cost is $60.

* Pottery Throwing: This class for ages 16 to adult, also taught by Phipps, has a choice of meeting times: 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 14-Feb. 18. Cost is $125.

* Watercolor workshop: Artist Sandy Brown will lead "Creating Visual Impact in Our Watercolors," for ages 16 to adult, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. Cost is $45.

Other events at The Arts Center include:

* Saturday, Jan. 11: Drum Circle, noon-2 p.m., for ages 16 to adult, $30.

* Tuesday, Jan. 21: Jewelry making workshop, 6-8 p.m., for ages 16 and older, $30.

* Monday, Feb. 3: Teen arts program, The Studio, 5-7 p.m., for ages 11-17, free.

* Thursday, March 5: Stage Makeup Application, 6-8 p.m., ages 16 to adult.

* Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22: Introduction to Oil Painting, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 16 to adult, $60.

* Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28: Adult Theatre Camp, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 18 and older, $150 for nonmembers.

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