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  • FWTA Pottery Student.jpg ‘Fun With the Arts’ after-school classes still open

    Now is the perfect time to register for “Fun With the Arts” after-school classes.
    These wonderful classes are for students from kindergarten through fifth grade.

    February 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ballroom/social dance classes start Feb. 10

    If you have ever wanted to learn how to dance, now is your chance!
    Learn ballroom and other social dances at the Richmond Area Arts Center!
    Patrons have the opportunity to take classes taught by a renowned instructor in the beautiful, historic Richmond Area Arts Center, 399. W. Water St.

    February 5, 2014

  • RAAC’s Rio Carnival is Feb. 28

    Shake off the winter blues with RAAC’s “Rio Carnival” at the EKU Performing Arts Center’s lobby Friday, Feb. 28, from 7 to 10 p.m.
    Admission is $30 and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, jugglers, drinks, cash bar and more.

    February 5, 2014

  • mitchell-smith photo.jpg Mitchell, Smith to teach art of bedtime story telling

    “Winnie the Pooh.” “The Wizard of Oz.” “Peter Pan.”
    We’ve all read these classics to our children and grandchildren. Just like our parents did for us.
    It’s exciting to spend time in Hundred-Acre Wood. The Land of Oz. And Neverland. It never gets old. And never falls out of fashion.

    January 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • RAAC thanks GoodGiving Challenge donors

    Thank you to each individual and business who donated to the Richmond Area Arts Council during the 2013 GoodGiving Guide Challenge.
    RAAC's total donations for the 2013 GoodGiving Challenge came to $12,736.
    Each donation is greatly appreciated and helps ensure that Madison County has arts opportunities available for residents of all ages and also sustains our beautiful, historic building. 

    January 9, 2014

  • Join the Treble Clef Chorus

    Get ready boys and girls! The Richmond Area Arts Council is now accepting spring registrations for the Treble Clef Youth Chorus.
    Students in grades 1-10 may register online at, by phone at 624-4242 or by emailing
    Rehearsals for the spring semester will begin Monday, Jan. 13. Rehearsals are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St. Tuition for the spring semester is $60.

    January 9, 2014

  • Madison Singers gear up for spring semester

    If you love to sing or would like to improve your vocal techniques the Madison Singers of the Richmond Area Arts Council is the perfect choir for you.
    It is directed by Dr. Richard Waters, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at Eastern Kentucky University, where he directs the university’s three choral ensembles. He also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting and choral literature.

    January 9, 2014

  • Art class 1.jpg Decorative painting classes at RAAC in January

    Get off to a great start in the new year with the first RAAC Art Class of 2014!
    Classes will be conducted Jan. 15, 22 and 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St.
    This class will involve painting on tile – yes, tile like your kitchen floor.

    January 9, 2014 3 Photos

  • Registration open for Fun With the Arts after-school classes

    Registration is still underway for RAAC’s outstanding “Fun With the Arts” after-school classes for students in grades K-5.
    Visit www.artsin to register or for more information. You may also email or call 624-4242.

    January 9, 2014

  • Ballroom dancing.jpg Ballroom, social dance classes at RAAC

    Learn to ballroom dance at RAAC!
    Dance categories covered during eight weeks of classes beginning Feb. 10 include waltz, rumba, cha-cha and swing.
    The beautiful Grand Hall in the Richmond Area Arts Center is the perfect place to learn to dance or refresh your steps. The classes will take place 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 10 through March 31.

    January 9, 2014 1 Photo

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