Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

Classes, Camps & Workshops GAC Camps

Throughout the year, the Brentwood Arts Exchange offers classes and workshops of interest to all ages – from children’s programs to learning opportunities for teens, adults and working artists.

Please take a look at our class and camp schedule by searching our SMARTlink system. It is accessible by clicking on the icon to the right. As you navigate through SMARTlink and register for a class or activity, you must know your account PIN and Barcode number. Follow the directions in SMARTlink to retrieve this information.

Digital Photography

Learn the art of camera operation, controls and aesthetic decisions.

Tuesdays, April 1 -May 13, 2014, 6:30–8:30 pm
SMARTlink #1392373
Fee: Resident $75; Non-Resident $90
Ages 13 & up

Adobe Photoshop - Beginners

Using hands-on techniques learn the basics of this premier graphics editing program to perfect images, create unique designs and more! By the end of the month session, you’ll have the skills needed to digitally enhance your art. 

Tuesdays, May 20 - June 10, 2014, 6:30–8:30 pm
SMARTlink #1390417
Fee: Resident $60; Non-Resident $72
Ages 13 & up

Intro to Metalworking/Jewelry: Kids, Adults & Teens

Jewelry making - Beginners

Work with a master metal smith to learn the techniques and principles of jewelry design. Tools will be provided and materials can be purchased directly from the instructor. 

Wednesdays, March 5 - April 2, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm
SMARTlink #1390317
Fee: Resident $115; Non-Resident $138
Ages 13 & up

Wednesdays, April 9 - May 14, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm
SMARTlink #1392317
Fee: Resident $115; Non-Resident $138
Ages 13 & up

Metal working for kids

In this fun workshop your child will be introduced to basic metal working processes such as forging, melting, bending, annealing and metal coloration.  

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 11 am-3 pm
SMARTlink #1397295
Fee: Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
Ages 9-13

Family Holiday Art Workshops

EASTER Egg Dyeing

Impress your friends and even the Easter Bunny himself with the beautiful decorated eggs you'll create at this free, family-friendly workshop! Children will receive their first two eggs for free.  Additional eggs will be available to purchase at 2 for $1. 
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1-4 pm
All ages welcome

Spring Break Art Camp
Discover a world where your child can create fun art projects that expand their imagination, express their creativity and sharpen their learning skills. New projects are offered each session, so come for one camp or all week! Bring a snack, lunch and a smock. 9 am-4:30 pm each day. Before and After Care available.

Monday, April 14   SMARTlink# 1390567
Tuesday, April 15 SMARTlink# 1390568
Wednesday, April 16 SMARTlink# 1390569
Thursday, April 17 SMARTlink# 1390570
Friday, April 18 SMARTlink# 1390571

Fee: Residents $35; Non-Residents $42
Ages 5-12

Action Watercolor for Seniors

Get creative with color and movement in this fun workshop taught by artist Valerie Watson. No prior experience required. Space is limited to 10 participants. Registration required.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 1-3 pm
SMARTlink #1391240
Ages 60 & up



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