Children's Classes

Our comprehensive curriculum for children will both challenge and inspire young artists. Choose from among courses and workshops in a variety of mediums.

Meet the instructors.

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Courses

Our courses are all repeatable and are designed to develop skills while exploring a variety of concepts, subjects, and mediums. These are serious art classes for intentional, young artists.

  • Studio Art for Kids A (ages 7-10)
  • Studio Art for Kids B (ages 11-13)
  • Ceramics for Kids (ages 7-13)

See course details below.

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Workshops

Drop in for a fun afternoon of creativity during one of our workshops!

  • Junior Jewelry Making Workshop (ages 11-16)
  • Paint Your Pet (ages 8-13)

See course details below.

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'Tis the season

Get some holiday shopping done while the kids are busy creating awesome marbled ornaments and holiday cards with calligraphy.

  • Kids' Holiday Project Day (ages 7-13)

See our HOLIDAY CLASSES page for more details.


Studio Art for Kids A/B

  • Day: Sat
  • Class 1 Code: KID8101A / KID8102A
  • Class 1 start date: 01/20/18
  • Class 1 last date: 02/24/18
  • Class 2 Code: KID8101B / KID8102B
  • Class 2 start date: 03/17/18
  • Class 2 last date: 04/21/18
  • Age Range: 7-10 / 11-13
  • Time: 10am - 11:30am
  • Instructor: Fansler
  • MBR class cost: $108 / 2-class bundle: $195
  • Non-MBR cost: $120 / 2-class bundle: $216
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This comprehensive course in both 2-D and 3-D mediums will build a foundation for artistic expression. Each session contains units in drawing, color, and 3-D. This repeatable class will continue to challenge and instruct students in elements of art and principles of design as it addresses different mediums, subjects, and concepts each session.

Session 1 Focus: Drawing in one-point perspective using graphite; creating rhythm using color and patterns; exploring texturizing techniques with ceramics.

Session 2 Focus: Understanding atmospheric perspective in a charcoal landscape; exploring color mixing using soft pastels; creating a relief sculpture on canvas with papier-mâché and acrylic paint.


CERAMICS FOR KIDS

  • Day: Mon
  • Class 1 Code: KID8103A
  • Class 1 start date: 02/05/18
  • Class 1 last date: 02/26/18
  • Class 2 Code: KID8103B
  • Class 2 start date: 04/02/18
  • Class 2 last date: 04/23/18
  • Age Range: 07/13/17
  • Time: 5pm - 6pm
  • Instructor: Fansler
  • MBR class cost: $54 / 2-class bundle: $97
  • Non-MBR cost: $60 / 2-class bundle: $108
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Join us for four weeks of creative fun with clay! Students will learn the basics of hand building, creating figurative work as well as functional art. Projects will be created from both kiln-fired and air-dry clays, and will be finished with glazes and paints. Each unique project will challenge students in concepts of design, texture, and color schemes.


JUNIOR JEWELRY WORKSHOP

  • Age: 11-16
  • Class Code: KID7306B
  • Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
  • Time: 3-5 pm
  • Price: $33.00 / Member Price: $30.00
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Create your own unique custom expandable bangle bracelets! Using metalsmithing techniques, we will hand stamp metal dangles with words of inspiration, your name, or even a fun design. These dangles, and one or two beaded dangles, will be added to expandable bangle bracelets. In addition, you’ll create one beaded bracelet with the colors of your choice. Wear them separately or together for a super stacked look! No experience needed.


PAINT YOUR PET

  • Day: Sun
  • Class 1 Code: KID8104A
  • Class 1 date: 02/11/18
  • Class 2 Code: KID8104B
  • Class 2 date: 04/29/18
  • Age Range: 8-13
  • Time: 1-3 pm
  • Instructor: Cappell
  • MBR class cost: $30.00
  • Non-MBR cost: $27.00
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Here’s a workshop to help you express your love for your pet or favorite animal! You will be guided through sketching your pet on a 9” x 12” canvas. With professional direction, you will paint the features and fur using acrylic paint. You’ll go home with a frameable painting of your beloved animal, made by you!