Arts In The Parks

Arts in the Parks is a series of summer arts workshops designed to introduce students, ages 6 and older, to a variety of experiences in both the performing and visual arts. New classes are added each year and all classes are led by experienced artists and arts educators.

Arts In The Parks FAQ’s

How do I register?

To register for Arts in the Parks classes, fill out the registration form and return with payment to:

Arts Place
131 East Walnut Street
P.O. Box 804
Portland, IN 47371

Registration Form (PDF)

What does it cost?

Each class costs $5. Take 4 or more classes for only $20.

How many classes can I take?

Participants are allowed to take as many classes as they would like. Every effort will be made to accommodate your requests on a first come, first served basis as availability of each class is subject to limited enrollment.

Who may attend?

Our classes are designed for ages 6-12, but all parents, guardians, and interested arts students are welcome to attend.

Where are classes located?

Arts in the Parks is offered in 13 communities.

Indiana Ohio
Berne Celina
Dunkirk Coldwater
Hartford City Fort Recovery
Montpelier Minster
Pennville New Bremen
Portland St. Henry
St. Marys

All locations are accessible.

How do I read the catalogue?

Each class has a unique code. Class codes are a combination of numbers and letters given to classes to differentiate them within each community.

For example, B3=Berne, Class 3

Festival at Arts Park

Free Admission

This year’s festival is May 20th from 12-4 p.m.

Everyone is invited to this free festival kicking off the start of Arts in the Parks. The even includes fun art activities and entertainment for all ages, food and beverages, local artists’ work for sale and of course sign ups for Arts in the Parks.