The Arts Education Program presents DISTANCE LEARNING!

Please view the list below for online learning options offered by the Instructors and Staff of the Arts Education Program!


The City of Tracy, Arts Education Program announces a new way to learn this year at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts.  Beginning in fall semester, virtual classes will be offered to provide a safe learning experience for you and your family.

The skilled instructors at the Grand will be teaching classes through the web application ZOOM.  All classes will be accessible online via computer, tablet, or cell phone.  Class registration will begin on August 20, with classes starting September 8. Please see a list of our classes here!



Weekly Facebook Live Art Classes

Join visual arts instructor and artist Amanda Trask each Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. on the Grand’s Facebook page for a live streaming art class.  Each week for six weeks, Amanda will teach a different topic centered-around drawing.  Students at home can follow along using basic art supplies such as paper and a pencil. If you did not catch it live, don’t worry, you may view the past lessons on our website. Click here for past lessons and more information!

Facebook Live Paint Night

Join visual arts instructor and artist Amanda Trask on Friday May 22nd at 7:00 pm for a Paint Night on Facebook Live!  Participants will follow along to create a one-of-a-kind painting from the comfort of their own home. View the details for this event here! If you cant make the live event, the video will be saved on Facebook and our website so you may paint at your convenience

Some of our Instructors are teaching privately outside of the Grand. Please check out their personal site for more information about their programming. These instructors will be returning to the Grand for in-person instruction upon our reopening.

Online Music Together® Classes

10-week Music Together® classes are being offered online! Adults and children ages newborn through five years come together to sing songs, experience rhythm chants, dance and move to music, play instruments, make up silly rhymes and experience a wide range of rhythmic and melodic variety. Click here to learn more about this virtual learning program!

Online Lekha Writing Classes

Lekha will be offering summer camps online starting June 8, 2020 through Zoom! Lekha Writing Center’s online classes will ensure your children enjoy the art of writing as they learn how to write a book and ways to write essays. Highly experienced instructors will work with children of all abilities to learn both creative writing and academic writing. Click here to learn more!

Please check back regularly as we add more distance learning options!

updated 8/17/2020