Family-friendly Collage Class hosted by Mary Ablao

Don't get stuck in that winter rut! Beat your cabin fever with an art class reliever! The goal of this class is to provide local families and friends with a fun, creative outlet during this cold winter month. Mary's invigorating, happy approach to art can inspire even the worsts scrooges to rediscover their creativity and have a blast! 


Saturday, February 25 at 1 PM - 4 PM

This year's "Art to Melt Your Heart" is our second annual February kids class and exhibition.

This family friendly class will be hosted at Studio Retreat and Gallery in downtown St. Johns.

Mary Ablao will teach this fun and interactive collaging class at her studio from

1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. on February 18th.
All art created that day will be kept and later displayed at the Clinton County Art Council Gallery

From Febraury 21st-March 1st with formal reception will be held on Febraury 23rd.

Art can be collected through March 1st-4th.

Art to Melt Your Heart is for ages 4 and up. For kids aged 4-5 years, parents may need to be a little more hands on helping them with their art. This is a program for the entire family, and we're encouraging full-family participation.
Cost: $25 per child

Fresh Start Women's workshop

Bye, bye winter blues!

The Clinton County Arts Council offers a variety of classes and workshops designed to promote both the arts and culture. 

Oil Painting Workshop 

Beginner to Intermediate Oil Workshop with Susan Fernholz

This class is focuses on helping artists learn techniques and the basics of painting still lifes. The format is a guided, paint-along class hosted by Susan Fernholz, local artist and art teacher with 20+ years experience.

February 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a lunch break.:*

Cost is $55/person

*Lunch not included. 

Art to melt your heart

CCAC Classes

February Art Class for the Whole Family hosted by Mary Ablao

Carey On Presents De-“Fine” Yourself® Level One

  • Do You Have Unfinished Projects?
  • Are You Neglecting Your Passion?
  • Preparing for a Change?
  • Wondering About What’s Next?

The perfect class to help women of any age achieve their New Year's Resolutions. Join this Powerful Workshop with Regina Carey, M.Ed. for discussion, strategies, vision boarding and more! You deserve the BEST in life! We can do it together!

Clinton County Arts Council Gallery, 215 N. Clinton, St. Johns

Council: $50   Members: $65   Non-Members: $75 *

Call/Text Regina at 517-927-7115 to Register or Inquire or Molly at 989-224-2429 or