Vision Boards and Charcoal

Our boys from the GA Industrial Children’s Home are having a blast this semester with the many fun projects we have planned for them. They started the new year with a vision board workshop, using an assortment of items and media to create multimedia vision boards. Then they moved on to learning all about charcoal. […]

St. Francis Day Festival

The St. Francis Arts Center hopes to see everyone at the annual St. Francis Day Festival. Hosted by St. Francis Episcopal Church, this year’s celebration will include an arts and crafts fair, games, horse rides, inflatables, and animal blessings as a part of the family friendly festival. The St. Francis Arts Center gift shop will […]

Freedom School

Freedom School is a nationwide initiative of the Children’s Defense Fund to increase literacy and provide cultural enrichment for children. Macon’s Freedom School is funded by Appleton Episcopal Ministries, and serves 50 rising 1st-3rd graders for six weeks each summer. The St. Francis Arts Center partners with Macon Freedom School to provide literacy through arts […]

Tai Chi at St. Francis Arts

Did you know there is a tai chi class offered at the St. Francis Arts Center. Led by Jeff Hobaugh, this gentle movement class helps ease stress and improve physical condition. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition, originally developed for self-defense. Today it is described as “meditation in motion, and consists of a series […]

Coffee & Creativity

Join us on the first Saturday of each month for Coffee & Creativity! Our next session is Saturday, April 6, from 10am-12pm, and we will be making coffee candles! In honor of Earth Day in April, we’ll be recycling used glass frappuccino bottles to make coffee scented candles. The cost is $25, and each participant […]

Art & Spirituality

Announcing a new class offering during the Lenten season, Art & Spirituality! Join us as we reflect on spiritual matters and process that through artistic endeavors. Led by Kathryn Kane, these classes will begin on Monday, March 11, from 10am-12pm or 6pm-8pm at the Arts Center, and meet weekly for six weeks. The cost for […]