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!
WELCOME BACK SUMMER STUDIO!
Safety protocols will be in place to ensure everyone feels safe and comfortable. Register early as class size is reduced this summer. If child has a fever or feeling ill they should not attend class and credit for future class will be provided.
Tuition support and transportation vouchers are available via our creative families fund, ensuring all children have access to the arts regardless of family income. Contact Lisa for details [email protected]REGISTER HERE FOR CLASSES
Artists will work with painting and printmaking to create mixed media works on canvas and paper. Explore a variety of printmaking techniques including; making monoprints, etchings and working Gelli plates. Painting techniques will focus on encouraging improvisation, layering, and creative mark making.
This class is designed for kids who have some art experience, love details and enjoy focusing longer attention on projects and ideas. Led by Park Elementary Art Teacher Melissa Ovadje. All supplies included. Ages 10 and older $40 not yet members/$30 members. Maximum 10 mixed media artists.
Stained Glass June 15 – 16 from 10am – 1pm THIS CLASS IS FULL
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. Ages 13 and older $50 not yet members/ $40 members. Maximum 8 stained glass artisans.
Batik and Tie Dye June 22 – 23 from 10am – Noon THIS CLASS IS FULL
Explore the art of Batik and Tie Dye. Kid artists will create a batik and a tie dye tapestry. Participants may bring 2 shirts of their own to create Tie Dye and Batik t shirts. Cotton is ideal. Tapestry material, Batik, and Tie Dye tools included. (t-shirts not supplied). Ages 9 and older $45 not yet members/$35 members. Maximum of 8 fabric artists.
Movie Making June 29 -30 10 am – noon THIS CLASS IS FULL
Create the scenes and characters using green screen technology and ipads. Students will develop a theme and make hand-made drawings, puppets, Legos, and sets to create their own magical world.
Great class for kids who like storytelling, writing, comics, technology, or movies. Led by Melissa Ovadje All supplies included. Ages 8 and older $40 not yet members/$30 members. Maximum 6 filmmakers.
Garden Party July 7 – 8 10:30 – Noon THIS CLASS IS FULL
Let the garden be your inspiration as you create projects about AND with nature. Our nature artists will create several projects including the perennial favorite, a be-jeweled cement stepping stone.
This class is ideal for children who love to craft. Led by Art Center Director/Visual Artist Lisa Bergh. All supplies included. ages 5-8 Maximum of 8 garden artisans. $35 not yet members/$25 members.
Spend 2 days inventing and building your very own machines that can paint and draw! Gears, gizmos and lots of found objects will be transformed into machines that splatter and splash paint and will help you make your mark.
This class is ideal for kids who like to invent, build, and tinker. Led by Ridgewater Art Instructor/Visual Artist Andrew Nordin. Ages 8 and older $45 not yet members /$35 members. Maximum 10 designers.
Members receive discounted tuition rate. Join today
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.