Augusta Savage Museum & Mentoring Center

Oct. 12thThe Augusta Savage Museum and Mentoring Center, completed in May 2021, is a multipurpose building, which will serve the community in arts, education, and after-school tutoring. Space inside includes a dance studio, classroom space for music and visual arts, a computer lab, and an interactive museum space showcasing the life and work of sculptor Augusta Savage as well as a rotating display of other artists. The building was constructed at the site of the former Dunbar High School library with the goal of being an updated cultural and information resource space for the community.

Fill out the Volunteer Sign-Up Form and email to Kimberly Thomas if you are interested in teaching a class. 

Required Registration Forms (Including Summer Camps) 

Now Enrolling for Spring 2024

All 3 Class registration forms (above) need to be filled out and turned in to Executive Assistant to City Manager Kimberly Thomas to secure student spot. Must be registered for liability purposes before attending a class. 

Program Name & DescriptionAge & Class Size LimitDates & Times

Fall/Spring classes



Augusta Savage Home School Art Class
by Barbara Cornett
This is an advanced level course. Home school students will create projects in a variety of mediums emphasizing the elements of art and principles of design while investigating master artists from a variety cultures throughout time. 
Grades 1 - 12
8 students max

Thursdays
Starting Jan. 11
1:30 - 3 :00 p.m.
Class full for Spring 2024

Art Workshops by Barbara Cornett
Teaching about different artistic mediums and artists beginning January 2024. 
Grades 1 through 12
8 students maximum per class time slot
Wednesdays

Starting Jan. 10
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Class full for Spring 2024


Art Workshops by Barbara Cornett
Teaching about different artistic mediums and artists beginning January 2024. 

Grades 1 through 12
8 students maximum per class time slot
Thursdays 
Starting Jan. 11
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Full for Spring 2023
Fundamentals of Art by Johnny Mathis
Teaching the foundations of art to students ages 10 - 16. 

Ages 10 -16
8 students max
Tuesdays
Starting Jan. 23
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
7 spots available 
Reading Tutoring by Lucy Hoover
Teaching reading comprehension for elementary school students.
Grades 1 through 6
8 students maximum
Mondays
4pm-5:30pm
Class full for Spring 2024
Reading Tutoring by Stephanie Hogans
Teaching reading comprehension for elementary school students 
Grades 1 through 6
4 students maximum
Tuesdays
4pm-5:15pm
Class full for Spring 2024

Math Tutoring by Lucy Conrad
Assisting high school students with their specific needs in all areas of math. 
Grades 9 through 12
10 students maximum per class time slot
Thursday

Starting Jan. 11
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
4 spots available 


Math Tutoring by F. Braman & C. Higginbotham
Assisting students individually with Pre-Algebra, Algebra II, and College Algebra
Grades 6 through 12
1 student per hour
Wednesdays
Starting Jan. 10
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1slot open for 2pm-3pm
Counselor Tammy Rowson
Available to students as needed. 
Grades 1 through 12
Tuesdays 
Starting Jan. 16

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Dance by Leslee Bryan
Teaching students from 4 to 16 years of age the basics in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, cheer, and gymnastics, with a performance at the end of the school year. 
Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Cheer, and Gymnastics classes
Ages 4 to 16
20 students maximum
Mondays
4:30pm-6pm
Class full for Spring 2024