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drop in make & take
unstructured exploration of different art materials

Starting in April we are changing times for Saturday's  Make and Take Studio!

Starting in April the Studios will be

Saturday, 2:30pm-3:30pm

This is a chance to come and experiment with a variety of art media! We will provide an array of supplies for each participant to explore.

Each session may be a little different, but examples of what will be available are paints, pencils, spirographs, charcoal, and markers. Some sessions may include things such as air dry clay and weaving looms.

Our Make and Take Studio is the only studio option available for walk-ins. Just drop in, have some fun, and leave with something you create! However, feel free to register ahead of time to reserve your spot.


This class is for all ages, but children 10 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

There is a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 14. If the minimum is not met, participants will be refunded. 



Age Range: 2-8; all kids must be accompanied by an adult

Dates and Times:




Session C: Saturday, March 25; 9:30-10:30

Location: Kentuck's Studio 2 (Look for the blue double doors in the Courtyard of Wonders!)

Tuition: $15All supplies will be included



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Age Range: All Ages; Any child under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

Dates and Times: 


Session A: Saturday, April 1; 2:30-3:30

Session B: Cancelled


Session A: Saturday, May 6; 2:30-3:30

Session B: Saturday, May 13; 2:30-3:30


Session A: Saturday, June 3; 2:30-3:30

Session B: Saturday, June 10; 2:30-3:30

Location: Kentuck's Studio 2 (Look for the blue double doors in the Courtyard of Wonders!)

Tuition: $15All supplies will be included

Please email Molly Nelko, Program Assistant,  at with any questions. 

Kentuck workshops are non-refundable after the registration closes. If you would like to cancel before the deadline passes, please email or call 205-758-1257. If the class does not meet the minimum by the registration deadline and the workshop is cancelled, all participants will be refunded their registration fees.

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This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

Meet the Instructor

Molly Nelko

A native of Mobile, AL, Molly Nelko has joined Kentuck’s staff as our Programming Assistant! She attended Springhill College and received a BA in fine art with a focus on oil painting and printmaking. Her work has been in individual exhibitions from Portland, OR to Hilton Head SC, and can be found online. Molly currently lives in Tuscaloosa with her husband, three children, and cat Quill. She has experimented with many different forms of art, and some of her favorites are encaustic, tessellations, and ink wash. Molly currently works in her studio regularly, but her focus has become more about enjoying creative projects with her children.

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