EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS

CHILDREN'S CLASSES

SUMMER CAMPS

SPECIAL CLASSES

 

CHILDREN'S CLASSES

 

CREATIVITY LAB

Saturdays, 10 am-noon

Ages 5-9

Mar 6 - 20

$55/3 weeks or $20 Drop-in

(Drop-ins must register 24hrs in advance) 

Children will learn basic skills using a variety of media with instructor Alice Dickey. This class focuses on seeing finding joy in artistic expression. Each class will explore a different theme. The session one themes are Unicorns & Dragons, Clovers & Charms, and  Grumpy Cats & Glitter. Techniques will include drawing, painting, mixed-media collage, and more. Children learn to discover and accept their own style while staying curious and learning new forms of media. All supplies included. 

  ILLUSTRATION FOR YOUTH

WITH MELINA STOCK

Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Ages 10-14

Session 1: Feb 11- Mar 11

$80/5wk session

Instructor Melina Stock will teach the basic illustration principles of line and shape, composition, and style. Beginning and intermediate students will explore a variety of media while learning different ways to apply illustration to everyday life and discuss what kinds of materials can be used to create works at home. All supplies included. 

CERAMICS FOR KIDS

WITH BETSY BARGER

Saturdays, 10 am-noon

 Ages 5-9

Session 1: Feb 13-Mar 20 

$179/6wk session

Younger children will learn the basic techniques of hand-building with clay, including pinch pot, coil, and slab construction methods in a fun and caring environment. Instructor Betsy Barger will guide students to complete glaze-fired masterpieces. No experience with clay necessary. Come prepared to get dirty hands and have fun!

YOUTH CERAMICS

WITH BETSY BARGER

 ILLUSTRATION FOR YOUTH  

WITH MELINA STOCK

 Thursdays, 6-8pm

Ages: 10-14

Session 2: Apr 1- 29

$80/5wk session

 Instructor Melina Stock will teach the basic illustration principles of line and shape, composition and style. Beginning and intermediate students will explore a variety of media while learning different ways to apply illustration to everyday life and discuss what kinds of materials can be used to create works at home. All supplies included. 

CERAMICS FOR KIDS

WITH BETSY BARGER

Saturdays, 1-3pm

Ages 10-13

Session 1 Feb 13-March 20
$179/6wk Session

Burgeoning teens will learn the basic techniques of hand-building with clay, including pinch pot, coil, and slab construction methods in a fun and caring environment. Instructor Betsy Barger will guide students to complete glaze-fired masterpieces. No experience with clay necessary. Come prepared to get dirty hands and have fun!

Saturdays, 10 am-noon

 Ages 5-9

Session 2: Apr 3-May 8

$179/6wk session

Younger children will learn the basic techniques of hand-building with clay, including pinch pot, coil, and slab construction methods in a fun and caring environment. Instructor Betsy Barger will guide students to complete glaze-fired masterpieces. No experience with clay necessary. Come prepared to get dirty hands and have fun!

YOUTH CERAMICS

WITH BETSY BARGER

Saturdays, 1-3pm

 Ages 5-9

Session 2: Apr 3-May 8 

$179/6wk session

Burgeoning teens will learn the basic techniques of hand-building with clay, including pinch pot, coil, and slab construction methods in a fun and caring environment. Instructor Betsy Barger will guide students to complete glaze-fired masterpieces. No experience with clay necessary. Come prepared to get dirty hands and have fun!

 ILLUSTRATION FOR YOUTH  

WITH MELINA STOCK

 Thursdays, 6-8pm

Ages: 10-14

Session 3: May 6 - June 3

$80/5wk session

 Instructor Melina Stock will teach the basic illustration principles of line and shape, composition and style. Beginning and intermediate students will explore a variety of media while learning different ways to apply illustration to everyday life and discuss what kinds of materials can be used to create works at home. All supplies included. 

ADVANCED DRAWING

WITH SARAH FANTUZZO

Fridays, 4:30-6:30pm

 Ages 15-18

Apr 2-May 21 

$120/8wk session

Students will work on a variety of drawing problems to further their understanding of the visual language of both abstract design and representational drawing. Gestural studies, artistic anatomy lessons, master copies, and inventive still life set ups will provide the source material for learning. Students looking to hone their skills and further develop their creative process will benefit as well as those putting together a portfolio for college admissions. All supplies included.

CREATIVITY LAB

WITH ALICE DICKEY

 Saturdays, 10am-noon

Ages: 5-9

Session 2: Apr 3- 17

$55/3wk session or $20 Drop-in

(Drop-ins must register 24hrs in advance)

Children will learn basic skills using a variety of media with instructor Alice Dickey. This class focuses on seeing finding joy in artistic expression. Each class will explore a different theme. The session two themes are Unicorns & Dragons, Fairies & Woodland Creatures, and Flamingos & Teacups. Techniques will include drawing, painting, mixed-media collage, and more. Children learn to discover and accept their own style while staying curious and learning new forms of media. All supplies included. 

CREATIVITY LAB

WITH ALICE DICKEY

Saturdays, 10 am-noon

 Ages 5-9

Session 3: May, 15 & 29 (no class on May 22)

$55/3wk session or $20 Drop-in

(Drop-ins must register 24hrs in advance)

Children will learn basic skills using a variety of media with instructor Alice Dickey. This class focuses on seeing finding joy in artistic expression. Each class will explore a different theme. The session three themes are Mermaids & Narwhals, Unicorns & Dragons, and Castles & Carousels. Techniques will include drawing, painting, mixed-media collage, and more. Children learn to discover and accept their own style while staying curious and learning new forms of media. All supplies included. 

 

WE HAD A GREAT TIME THIS SUMMER!

Check back in Spring for
2021 Summer Camp Offerings

FAMILY WORKSHOPS

VIRTUAL VALENTINES DAY WORKSHOP

Date: Saturday, Feb 6, 10am-12pm
$40/per screen ($8 per additional kit)

Ages 5+

Create festive one-of-a-kind valentines as gifts for loved ones this Valentines holiday. Follow along with a live virtual instruction from Melina Stock.  One valentine supply kit is included with this virtual workshop. Purchase kits for additional family members for just $8 each. Kits are available for a socially distanced pick up at the Art Barn.

 
 
 

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