Youth Classes & Workshops

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Registration for Winter Session classes is open!
Classes start the week of January 10, 2022 (unless otherwise noted).

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Ceramics

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Explore different hand building ceramics projects and learn to work with slabs, coils and hollowed out forms to create your own ceramic sculptures, as well as... Learn More »
Instructor:
Rebecca Davidson
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
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Learn to use the potter’s wheel in this beginner class! We will also explore ways of altering the clay surface and adding hand-built items to wheel thrown vessels.
Instructor:
Sarah Bartolotta
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Drawing

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Students will work hands-on with a variety of smudgy, scratchy and chalky materials to create unique shapes and creatures. Everyday objects such as sticks, leaves... Learn More »
Instructor:
Dusty Marchand
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00PM

Painting

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Students will explore vast arrays of color thorugh the genre of pop art paintings. From complimentary colors to hot and cold, students will strengthen theri... Learn More »
Instructor:
Dusty Marchand
Day/time:
Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Mixed Media

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Your emerging little artist will love experimenting with clay, paint, collage, drawing, and other sensory rich materials alongside their caregiver. Enjoy the... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alicia Herman
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
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Young artists will explore the world of 3-D as they learn how to create a wire figures from the structure to the final details. In the process they will enjoy... Learn More »
Instructor:
Silvina Mizrahi
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Digital Arts

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Learn how to bring paper, clay, Legos and more to life through the magic of stop-motion animation! We’ll even animate ourselves! At the end of the class, we’ll have... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alex Salsberg
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
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Learn to make animated cartoons on the computer, using the same software and tools that the pros use! Create characters and then bring them to life, add special... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alex Salsberg
Day/time:
Mondays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Arts & Environment Classes

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Join us for this 3 week series to learn about this chilly and festive season and get creative! Using natural materials, each session we will make a new craft while... Learn More »
Instructor:
Therese Roeser
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30PM

Fiber Arts

Creative, project-based sewing sessions will let beginner students have fun with fabric and design while teaching the basics of sewing on a machine. Students will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Maire-Anne Diamond
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
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A creative, project-based sewing class for early release day & continuing Fall students. Students have fun with fabric and design while teaching the basics of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Maire-Anne Diamond
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:30 PM