Through hands-on experiences led by professional art instructors young artists learn the process of creating, collaboration, and problem solving. And of course they have a lot of fun!
VIEW SUMMER STUDIO PROJECTS DURING OUR SUMMER STUDIO ARTIST RECEPTION AUGUST 2nd 5 – 6:30 pm.
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Tuition Support and Transportation Vouchers are available based on financial need – contact the center directly for information.
Sibling Discounts – enroll one child in a course and additional siblings take $5 off registration fee for the same course (non member rate)
Let the garden be your inspiration as you create nature themed projects including the perennial favorite, a be-jeweled cement stepping stone. This class is ideal for children who love to craft. Led by Park Elementary Art Teacher Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included.
June 25 & 26
1:00 – 2:30
$40 not yet members/$30 members. Maximum of 15 garden artisans
An ACTIVE studio class for younger children. Kids will have the chance to explore and play with a variety of materials and art concepts including movement, music, sculpture, and painting. This lively class is perfect for high energy kids who love to move their bodies, explore new ideas, and enjoy building, crafting and making. Led by Park Elementary Art Teacher Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included. This was a popular class last summer, register early to save your spot.
ages 5 – 8
June 25, 26
10:30 – Noon
$30 not yet members $20 for members. Maximum of 12 artists.
Work with a variety of printmaking techniques including; reductive printmaking and image transfers. This class is designed for kids who have some printmaking or painting experience and want to learn more in – depth skills and techniques. Led by Park Elementary Art Teacher Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included
ages 10 and older
July 9 – 11
10:30 – 12:30
$45 not yet members/$35 members. Maximum 12 printmakers
Video Effects/Stop Animation – FULL
Work together as a group to create the scenes and characters using green screen technology and ipads. Students will develop a theme and make hand-made drawings, puppets and sets to create their own magical world. All supplies included. This was a Spring After School Art Club favorite – added to our summer set by popular demand.
Ages 8 and older
July 9 – 11
1:30 – 3:30
$50 not yet members/$40 members. Maximum 8 special effect animators
Learn the art of stained glass from beginning to end. Each student will complete a stained glass project of easy to moderate difficulty. Class size is kept small with the focus on having fun with stained glass and learning to do it well. All tools and materials provided. Students will be working with tools and sharp glass. This is an ideal class for mature students who have strong attention to detail. Led by Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included.
July 17, 18, & 19
Ages 13 and older
1:30 – 4
$55 not yet members/ $45 members. Maximum 8 stained glass artists
Soft Sculpture- FULL
Design, stitch and sew your own Pop Art Soft Sculpture, stuffed animal or scary stuffed monster. This class is ideal for kids who love to learn about art, invent, craft, and have BIG imaginations. Led by Park Elementary Art Teacher Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included.
July 24 & 25
ages 8 – 11
10:30 – 12:30
$35 not yet members/$25 members. Maximum 12 sculptors.
This activity is made possible in part by our generous Fund-A-Need donors. If you would like to support our Youth Arts Programs or Scholarship Program click HERE.
Full refunds will be issued to all participants if the Art Center must cancel a class due to low enrollment.
To cancel a registration, please contact the Art Center at least one week prior to the class. You will be issued a full refund.
If you cancel a registration less than a week prior to the class, you are entitled to a full credit that can be applied toward any Art Center class. Please note that this has no cash value and cannot be exchanged for any other Art Center merchandise or services.