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Youth and Family

Family

 

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Family Art Affair (all ages welcome)

Sunday, September 25, 2 to 4 P.M.

Bring the whole family to this FREE Museum program where all are welcome to listen to Jazz Jams and create individual works of art! Participants are invited to make and take home a fun work of art inspired by the exhibition Dark City: Urban America at Night. All materials are provided.

First Sunday

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore artwork in the Museum on these FREE docent led tours, held the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.  No Registration required.

July 3, August 7, and September 4  at 1 P.M.

Gallery Backpacks

The Gallery Backpacks, designed for elementary students and their families, include imaginative activities to guide young learners through the Museum.  Backpacks can be checked out in
ARTWORKS (with a valid id) from the Educator on duty.

Preschool

(Ages 2 to 5 with an adult partner)

ED.tales.tots2Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
This FREE monthly program brings the galleries to life with  storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to selected works of art each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.

Instructors: Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesdays: July 6, August 10, September 14

 

Studio Classes

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)

These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $35 members/$50 non-members for the series of five classes

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)ED.studio.clay2

Students explore a different art technique, element of art or principle of design, based on art in the Museum galleries in this weekly class. During the series of ten classes, two-dimensional projects include drawing with graphite, ink, oil and chalk pastels, collage, and painting with acrylics and watercolors. Three-dimensional activities include sculpting with clay, wire and plaster. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructors: Education Staff
Wednesday: September 21, 28; October 5, 19, 26; November 2, 16, 30; December 7, 14
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of ten classes

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)

Inspired by paintings, prints, and sculptures in the Museum by well-known artists, older students learn to improve their skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture in this informative series of classes. Projects include pen and ink, charcoal and conti drawings, acrylic and watercolor paintings, mixed media collages, clay and paper mache sculptures. All supplies are provided. Class size is ED.studio.youth.37limited to 10 students.
Instructors: Education Staff
Thursday: September 22, 29; October 6, 20, 27; November 3, 17; December 1, 8, 15
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of ten classes

 

 

Summer Art Camp

 
Week-long. Half-day or All day (ages 6 to 13)

These unique fun-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24
“Feathered & Furry Friends”

July 11 – 15
“Lovely Landscapes – Day & Night”

July 25 – 29
 “Shapes and Scenes of the City”

Cost: $120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)
Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Tuition cost will be refunded if a class is canceled.

For a full refund, cancellations must be made NO LATER THAN 2 WEEKS BEFORE
the class, workshop, or camp begins. After that time a 25%
administrative fee will be charged.