Visual Arts Classes for Kids

 TUESDAY

Mom & Me Art
for ages 2-5
& parent/guardian
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
8 weeks beginning Mar. 19
12:45-1:20 p.m.
$45 class fee (or $41 for donors)
$7 materials fee
parent/guardian attends free
Little ones have fun while working on developing the fine & gross motor skills essential for starting school. All students must be accompanied to all classes by a parent/guardian. Dress for a mess!

Claytivity
for grades K-3
with Sandy Rill
6-7 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 19
$48 class fee (or $43 for donors)
$12 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 7-15
with Pamela Amy
4:30-5:30 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 20
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$8 materials fee
Great for both beginning & experienced kids.

The Art of Manga
for ages 10 & up
with Ralph Bacon
6-7 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 20
$48 class fee (or $43 for donors)
$5 materials fee
Learn how to rough out a character, refine, and create finished art. We’ll start with pencils and add markers as we progress.

 THURSDAY

After School Art
with Nancy Mitchell
8 weeks beginning Mar. 21
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$10 materials fee
grades 7-12: 3-4 p.m.
grades 4-6: 4-5 p.m.
grades K-3: 5-6 p.m.
Get creative in the afternoon! 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.

Claytivity
for grades 4-6
with Sandy Rill
6-7 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 21
$48 class fee (or $43 for donors)
$12 materials fee
See class description for Claytivity Grades 1-3 on Tuesday.

FRIDAY

Fridays are for Tots: Multi-Arts Mornings for Little Minds
for ages 3-5
5 weeks beginning Mar. 22
1 class: $30 (or $27 for donors)
2 classes: $56 (or $50 for donors)
3 classes: $78 (or $70 for donors)

Preregistration and prepayment required.

Preschool Music with Kimberly Godfrey
Thursdays, 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
Thursdays, 10:05-10:45 a.m.
Children will explore the tools and materials used in making art, learning to make connections between their projects and stories, ideas, and the seasons. We’ll create with paint, paper, scissors, glue, and lots of other fun materials, learning about the proper care and use of materials. Dress for a mess!

Preschool Drama with Kimberly Godfrey
Thursdays, 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.

Home School Art
with Nancy Mitchell
8 weeks beginning Mar. 22
$48 class fee (or $43 for donors)
$5 materials fee
grades 1-6: 11a.m.-noon
These lessons are designed to teach basic art concepts such as color theory, drawing, painting, and mixed media. Students will be exposed to examples from art history and will develop an expanded visual vocabulary. They will learn about techniques and materials used in a traditional classroom setting, and will have the opportunity to interact with their home-schooled peers. New students always welcome!