Art’s Club

Youth Membership

As a member of “Art’s Club” you’ll receive all the perks of an individual membership PLUS free Saturday afternoon workshops, access to field trips and three “buddy passes” to bring along a friend! Already have a family membership (or higher)? Your children can opt in for free! Not a Hoyt Member? Workshops are just $10 each!

Art’s Club Workshops are held (most) months on Saturdays. Ages 3-12 meet 11 am – 12:30 pm.

Please note, due to social distancing guidelines, class sizes have been reduced and pre-registration online or by phone (724.652.2882) is now required by 4 pm on the Friday before class. No walk-ins will be accepted. To safeguard your health and the health of others, please read our updated policies.

Upcoming Workshops

Art's Club: Canvas Board Collage
Save the Date: Sep 17, 2022

Explore Harold Maiella's collage work with a game of "I Spy" in the galleries. Then head to the classroom to make your own magazine collages on canvas!

Art's Club: Assembled Drawings
Save the Date: Oct 15, 2022

Explore Robbi Weston's sculpture in the walkway noting how everyday objects have been reassembled into works of found art. Then head to the classroom to reassemble your own favorite objects into drawings that take on a new meeting.

Art's Club: Ugly Sweater Ornament
Save the Date: Dec 17, 2022

Tour the decked halls of the Hoyt West Period House to learn the secret of transforming ugly decorations into breathtaking displays. Draw items you like then use them to create your 'ugly' sweater ornament back in the classroom.

Art's Club: Melted Crayon Paintings
Save the Date: Jan 21, 2023

Explore Judy Hodge's paintings in the galleries, learning to simplify shapes into blocks of color. Then use crayon shavings to lay out your own landscape, melt them, and blend into flowing strokes of color.

Meet Our Instructors

Miss Paige: Art’s Club is led by Assistant Education Coordinator, Paige Kleinfelder. Paige earned her art degree from Elmira College. Prior to the Hoyt, she served as Education Coordinator for the Associated Artists of Butler County. Paige leads the Hoyt’s popular Creative Play program for ages 3-7 and instructs the Jr. High STEAM program for the New Castle Area School District’s CANES Club program.

Mr. Bob: Bob Presnar is the Hoyt’s Education Director. He is a certified K-12 teacher with a MA in History from Slippery Rock University. He has served as the instructor for the Hoyt’s After School Arts Program since its inception in 2008.

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