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Ages 3-11



Classes for 3-5 year olds introduce various materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and ability while providing opportunities for playful exploration. 
Children must be toilet trained.

Classes for 6-11 year olds are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded, creative experience. Various materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge.

Limited to 12 students, allowing for more individualized instruction. 
Darkroom Photography classes are limited to 9. 
3-4 year old classes are limited to 10. 
All students must meet age requirements.

  • Tuition is $200 per class ($180 for Family level members and up).
  • Materials are included.
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Enrollment is first come, first served. Waitlists are not maintained. Enrollments are non-transferable. Students enrolled only when full payment is received and registration forms are complete.



(Sp18.01) Dance & Art

(Sp18.01) Dance & Art

(Ages 3-5) Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(Sp18.02) Art Rocks

(Sp18.02) Art Rocks

(Ages 3-5) Make geodes, grow crystals, and create models of mountains and caves, while experimenting with a variety of art materials!

Offered on Mon. 2:00pm

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(Sp18.03) Fun with Fractured Fairy Tales

(Sp18.03) Fun with Fractured Fairy Tales

(Ages 3-4) Fun with fairy tales! We’ll turn your favorite stories upside down to make paintings, sculptures, and collages!

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.04) Painting from Nature

(Sp18.04) Painting from Nature

(Ages 5-6) Inspired by trees, bees, flowers, clouds, and all that we observe in the physical world around us, create your own works of art based on the beauty of nature!

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.05) Jewelry Making

(Sp18.05) Jewelry Making

(Ages 6-8) Create wearable art with gems, semi-precious stones, colored wire, foil, painted beads, and metals. Experiment with luxurious supplies and other raw materials.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.06) My Paintings

(Sp18.06) My Paintings

(Ages 7-9) Learn traditional drawing and painting techniques as we explore pictures, stories, and the places they take us.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.07) Fun With Drama

(Sp18.07) Fun With Drama

(Ages 7-11) Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games. We will create backdrops and costumes, learn lines and bring a story or myth to life in a play for family and friends.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.08) Ceramics

(Sp18.08) Ceramics

(Ages 9-11) Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.09) Darkroom Photography

(Sp18.09) Darkroom Photography

(Ages 9-11) Discover the magic world of darkroom photography where art meets science via chemistry and physics. Create camera-less photograms, cyanotypes, and lumen prints.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.10) Aquariums

(Sp18.10) Aquariums

(Ages 3-4) Use a variety of art materials, shapes, colors, and textures to create underwater landscapes. The only limitation is your own imagination as you design your own aquatic worlds.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.11) Dance & Art

(Sp18.11) Dance & Art

(Ages 4-6) Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.12) Secret Powers & Magical Objects

(Sp18.12) Secret Powers & Magical Objects

(Ages 5-6) Look at magical objects and secret powers found in stories and characters. Use art materials to make hats, wands, secret maps, and magical creatures.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.13) Beyond the Line:  Experimental Drawing

(Sp18.13) Beyond the Line: Experimental Drawing

(Ages 6-8) Explore a variety of drawing techniques, from gestural to blind contour, to embroidery and opposite hand drawing. We will employ both 2D and 3D approaches and unusual materials.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.14) Ceramics

(Sp18.14) Ceramics

(Ages 7-9) Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.15) Mad Scientists

(Sp18.15) Mad Scientists

(Ages 9-11) Experiment with the wacky side of science through silly and messy, yet scientifically sound, art projects.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.16) Artsy Comics

(Sp18.16) Artsy Comics

(Ages 9-11) Experiment with different ways of making comics while practicing your storytelling. Express yourself, your interests, and the world around you by making comics in your own style.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.17) Sunshine Gardens

(Sp18.17) Sunshine Gardens

(Ages 3-5) Let’s sow our artistic seeds as we use multiple creative materials to make flowers, fruits, and vegetables. We’ll explore how things grow, which creatures help gardens flourish, and create what we would grow in our very own garden.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(Sp18.18) Ceramics

(Sp18.18) Ceramics

(Ages 6-11) Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(Sp18.19) Train Time Art

(Sp18.19) Train Time Art

(Ages 3-4) All aboard! Look at many types of trains, from old timey locomotives to high speed models. Draw railroads, paint subway cars, and sculpt steam engines.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.20) Clay Imaginarium

(Sp18.20) Clay Imaginarium

(Ages 5-6) Create a royal collection of domestic and exotic animals using many different ceramic techniques. Learn about animal shapes, spots, patterns, and more with clay.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.21) Fantastic Flowers

(Sp18.21) Fantastic Flowers

(Ages 6-8) Inspired by nature and art (Monet, O’Keeffe), create paintings, sculptures and mixed media. Using a variety of art techniques and materials, create your own vision.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.22) Stop Motion Animation

(Sp18.22) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 7-9) Animate for the sheer fun of it! Explore the A-Z of stop motion animation using claymation, cut paper, collage, drawing and pixilation. Experiment with historic animation methods.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.23) Fun With Drama: Silent Stage

(Sp18.23) Fun With Drama: Silent Stage

(Ages 6-11) Study silent film masters like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Learn the basics of non-verbal communication, physical comedy and universal gesture and expression.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.24) Drawing: Honing Your Skills

(Sp18.24) Drawing: Honing Your Skills

(Ages 9-11) Take your artistry to the next level with our technical drawing class. We’ll practice proportion, line weight, shading techniques, perspective, and composition through still-life drawings, portraits, and more!

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.25) Paintings Big & Small

(Sp18.25) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 3-5) Explore line, color, and shape on a tiny and a gigantic scale. We'll experiment with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

Offered on Thu. 10:00am

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(Sp18.26) Ready Set Grow

(Sp18.26) Ready Set Grow

(Ages 3-4) Make leaves, trees, flowers, and other things that grow out of a garden using art materials. Foster your imagination and the natural world while painting, sculpting, and plants themselves!

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.27) Kites, Planes, & Rockets

(Sp18.27) Kites, Planes, & Rockets

(Ages 5-6) Learn to make sophisticated paper airplanes, kites that fly, and rockets that blast as we explore the world of flight and aerodynamics.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.28) Imaginary Creatures

(Sp18.28) Imaginary Creatures

(Ages 7-9) The only limit is your imagination! Learn the process of creature design through drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. Study mythological creatures, including some designed by artists in the movie industry.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.29) Basket Weaving

(Sp18.29) Basket Weaving

(Ages 9-11) Put your own spin on the woof and warp! Learn the art of weaving and working with fibers. Have fun with both traditional and innovative techniques of basketry and fiber arts.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.30) Drawing & Painting

(Sp18.30) Drawing & Painting

(Ages 9-11) Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice with simple sketches and then create finished works as you experiment with color theory and mixing paint to expand your skills as an artist.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.31) Starry Skies

(Sp18.31) Starry Skies

(Ages 3-5) We’ll look at things found in the night sky like planets, stars, the moon, fireworks and maybe spaceships. Then we’ll create paintings and sculptures inspired by what we observe and imagine.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(Sp18.32) Stop Motion: Art Meets Science

(Sp18.32) Stop Motion: Art Meets Science

(Ages 6-11) Bring to life characters like Bailey the Butterfly to visualize “scien-teriffic” stories like metamorphosis, or Larry the Lightning Bolt to explain electromagnetism!

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(Sp18.33) Clay Play

(Sp18.33) Clay Play

(Ages 3-4) Create playful and imaginative artworks. Learn clay hand-building techniques while using fun exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, and recycled objects.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.34) Creating Characters

(Sp18.34) Creating Characters

(Ages 5-7) In this beginning drama class, explore character, creative movement, and theatrical expression through stories, myths, exercises, and games.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.35) Things that Fly

(Sp18.35) Things that Fly

(Ages 6-8) From penguins to emus, from butterflies to bees, from planes to flying machines, you’ll explore the whole world of birds and all things that fly.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.36) Comics & Crazy Anime Characters

(Sp18.36) Comics & Crazy Anime Characters

(Ages 7-9) Explore story and humor as we study cartoons, comics, and the colorful, action-packed world of anime. Draw, paint, and collage, while discovering clever techniques to create your own comic strips.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.37) Wondrous Watercolors

(Sp18.37) Wondrous Watercolors

(Ages 8-10) Jump in, the water’s fine! Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting with watercolors. Practice with simple sketches and create finished works as you expand your skills as an artist.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.38) Designing Robots

(Sp18.38) Designing Robots

(Ages 9-11) Construct your own robots! Challenge your imaginations and use different materials to engineer your creations.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp18.39) Stop Motion Animation

(Sp18.39) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 9-11) Animate for the sheer fun of it! Explore the A-Z of stop motion animation using claymation, cut paper, collage, drawing and pixilation.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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