Visual Arts Classes for Kids

 TUESDAY

Sensory-Friendly Art
for grades K-5
with Linda Merchant
4:00-5:00 p.m.
4 weeks beginning March 20
or
4 weeks beginning April 17
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
This class is designed for students with autism or other sensory needs. Students will explore art techniques and materials based on their current ability and needs. Parents or therapists are welcome to participate and facilitate.  Please indicate to the instructor any special needs, accommodations, likes, dislikes, or other pertinent information when signing up for this class. To best accommodate the needs of students, the class size will be limited.

 Sensory-Friendly Art
for grades 6 and up
with Linda Merchant
5:00-6:00 p.m.
4 weeks beginning March 20
or
4 weeks beginning April 17
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
See previous description.

Claytivity
for grades K-3
with Sandy Rill
6-7 p.m.
8 weeks beginning March 20
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
$10 materials fee
Students will work on a series of projects that incorporate the basic methods of hand-building in clay, using their own creative ideas. Projects will be bisque-fired and glazed to create permanent works of art.

WEDNESDAY

Embroidery for Kids
for ages 7-14
with Pamela Amy
Wednesdays 4-5:30 p.m.
8 weeks beginning March 21
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$5 materials fee
We will perfect our embroidery stitches and add cross stitches and satin stitches. First-time students welcome — come join the fun!

 THURSDAY

Thursdays are for Tots: Multi-Arts Mornings for Little Minds
for ages 3-5
5 weeks beginning March 22
1 class: $30 (or $27 for donors)
2 classes: $56 (or $50 for donors)
3 classes: $78 (or $70 for donors)
A great introduction to creativity for kids! Sign your little one up for 1, 2, or all 3 of the following:
Preschool Music with Kimberly Godfrey
9:30-10 a.m. 
As a start to a lifelong love of music, children will sing songs, play musical games, and more as we work to develop listening, social, and pre-reading skills.
Preschool Art Expression with Nancy Mitchell
10:05-10:45 a.m.
Children will explore the tools and materials used in making art. We’ll create with paint, paper, scissors, glue, and lots of other fun materials!  Students will learn to make connections between their projects and stories, ideas, and the season. They will receive instruction in the proper care and use of materials, and will be encouraged to build confidence through doing. Dress for a mess!
Preschool Drama with Kimberly Godfrey
10:50-11:20 a.m.
This class focuses on using movement and imagination, and working with others. We will create and tell stories as we explore the world of acting.

Claytivity
for grades 4-6
with Sandy Rill
6-7 p.m.
8 weeks beginning March 22
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
$10 materials fee

See class description for Claytivity Grades 1-3.

Afterschool Art
for grades 4-6
with Nancy Mitchell
4-5 p.m.
8 weeks beginning March 22
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
Get creative after school! This class allows students to explore a variety of different media in art-making, and will teach the fundamentals of using different materials to develop art projects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing and painting techniques, as well as developing methods to refine the artistic process.

Afterschool Art
for grades K-3
with Nancy Mitchell
5-6 p.m.
8 weeks beginning January 18
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)

See previous description.

FRIDAY

Homeschool Art
for grades 4-6
with Nancy Mitchell
10-11 a.m.
8 weeks beginning March 23
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
This class is designed for homeschool students, and will explore a variety of art-making techniques.

Homeschool Art
for grades K-3
with Nancy Mitchell
11-11:40 a.m.
8 weeks beginning March 23
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
This class is designed for homeschool students, and will explore a variety of art-making techniques.