Youth Classes

The health of our visitors is our top priority. Facial coverings are requested to be worn by individuals who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Youth who are not vaccinated should continue to wear facial coverings. We look forward to creating with you!

Fall 16 Week Session will run August 17 – December 11
7 Week Sessions 1 will run from August 17 – October 2
 7 Week Sessions 2 will run from  October 19 – December 11
(no class on November 23 – 27 for Holidays)

Member Enrollment opens July 13
Public Enrollment opens July 20

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ONCE UPON AN ARTIST

What makes a great story? Why do you like your favorite book? Explore these questions as we mix drawing, painting, writing, and storytelling in this youth art class. Students will illustrate their stories from start to finish and gain independence in the studio.

Grades: 3-5 | Instructor: Rachel McCabe

Wednesdays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.

7 Week Sessions

Session 1: August 18 – September 29
Session 2: October 20 – December 8

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

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KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Cooking is creative! Students will develop their culinary artistry in weekly lessons focused on the preparation, cooking and presentation of recipes made from scratch.

Grades: 3-6 | Instructor: Rachel McCabe

Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

7 Week Sessions

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price: $154 / Member Price: $138.60

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PINT SIZED PICASSOS

This youth art class will cover fun and exciting drawing lessons to build landscape and portrait compositions. The subject matter is based on student interests, and no prior experience is necessary. Students will practice cognitive, motor and social skills while learning about art.

Grades: K-3 | Instructor: Nick Denny

Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

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SUPERMIX

Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, clay, sculpture and more with new projects each session. No prior experience is necessary.

Grades: 1-3 | Instructor: Elizabeth Yeremin

Saturdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13) 

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

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DRAWING ANIMALS

Students will study wildlife as they learn to notice and record proportions, textures and other physical characteristics. Students will explore wet and dry media such as charcoal, watercolor, colored pencils and pastel.

Grades: 3-5| Instructor: Nick Denny

Saturdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13) 

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

Location: Easel Studio 

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CREATE WITH CLAY

The class will begin by learning basic hand-building techniques before moving on to the potter wheel. Students will learn the basics of glazing as well. No open-toed shoes or shoes that slide off easily are allowed. Clay and tools are provided.

Grades: 5-9| Instructor: Jack Norris

Saturdays, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

Location: Ceramics Studio 

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YOUTH CLAY EXPLORATION

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves making forms without a pottery wheel. In this class, students will learn how to make decorative pottery using pinching, coiling, and slab building techniques. Students will also explore the history of clay and its importance as a resource and art form in early civilizations. Materials and tools are provided.

Grades: K-3 | Instructor: Lynda Medlock

Saturdays, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

Location: Sculpture Studio 

TEEN CLASSES

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EXPLORE ANIME

Love anime? Learn drawing fundamentals, proportions of the figure and portraits, and about Japanese culture and art history in this unique class geared toward teens.

Ages: Teen | Instructor: Addie Wise

Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: October 20 – December 12

Nonmember Price: $112| Member Price: $100.80

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AFTER SCHOOL CERAMICS

This class is for Teens and provides basic introduction to the potters wheel and are encouraged to explore free expression in both functional and non functional ware. All levels of ability are welcome. Students work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction.

Ages: Teen | Instructor: Troy Becker

Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Dates: October 21 – December 9

Nonmember Price: $172| Member Price: $154.80

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MIXED MEDIA AND SELF EXPRESSION

Create unique works of art with nontraditional materials. Learn technical skills and conceptional approaches that can be applied to a range of artistic projects.

Ages: Teen | Instructor: Addie Wise

Thursdays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Tables Studio

Dates: October 22 – December 10

Nonmember Price: $102 | Member Price: $91.80

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PAINTING WITH THREAD

Learn different embroidery methods with thread on canvas. Each class will explore a new technique to fashion unique works of art.

Ages:  Teen | Instructor: Elizabeth Yeremin

Saturdays, 1 – 3 p.m.

Dates: October 24 – December 12

Nonmember Price: $91 / Member Price: $81.90

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A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available on our Scholarship page.

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