Youth Classes

Art’s Club

Art's Club: Mixed Media Watercolors
Save the Date: Feb 18, 2023

Saturday, February 18, 11 am

Explore the use of color to express ideas and feelings in abstract paintings in the galleries. Then create your own abstract expression in the classroom using watercolors, tape & markers.

Art's Club: Make a Mini Gallery
Save the Date: Mar 18, 2023

Explore the annual Mini Masterpiece exhibition and discuss the difference of viewing these works in miniature as opposed to full scale. Imagine the difference in trying to fill a gallery space. We'll make a room you can fill with chosen images.

Art's Club: Watercolor Still Life
Save the Date: Apr 15, 2023

Choose your favorite still life from the current exhibit and substitute one of the objects with something you like better in a quick drawing. Then head to the classroom to paint a still life from scratch. You may bring your favorite objects from home!

Art's Club: Print-Making
Save the Date: May 20, 2023

Tour the annual Hoyt Regional looking for examples of printmaking. Reduce your favorite artwork to a line drawing then head back to the classroom to use it to make a styrofoam printing plate to produce prints.

Art Exploration

Classes for this season are complete, check back again soon for next season's offerings.

Ceramics

Ceramics for Kids Winter 2023
Ages:6-13
$185 Non-members | $155 Members
Instructor: Nancy Sontich-Lenhart
Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2023

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

It is like playing in the mud – only better!  Learn how to build a variety of projects with your hands.  Bowls, mugs, lanterns, masks, plates, animals, and boxes are just some of the possibilities.  Dress for play.  Materials included.

Capacity: 12 students.  Minimum: 4 students.  Ages 6-13.  Non-members: $185/Members: $155.

Drawing

Drawing for Fun Full Course: Winter 2023
Ages:9-15
$130 Non-members | $100 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2023

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Learn a variety of drawing techniques in pencil drawing, pen and ink, watercolor wash, and more. Although instruction will build on cartooning skills to create your own characters and superheroes; 1:1 instruction will tailor individual lessons to your interests. All materials provided.

Capacity: 10 students.  Minimum:  6 students.  Ages 9-15.  (8 week) Non-members:  $130/Members: $100.

Drawing for Fun Session 1: Winter 2023
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Jan 14 - Feb 4, 2023

4 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Learn a variety of drawing techniques in pencil drawing, pen and ink, watercolor wash, and more. Although instruction will build on cartooning skills to create your own characters and superheroes; 1:1 instruction will tailor individual lessons to your interests. All materials provided.

Capacity:  10 students.  Minimum:  6 students.  Ages 9-15.  (4 week) Non-members:  $80/Members: $65.

Drawing for Fun Session 2: Winter 2023
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Feb 11 - Mar 4, 2023

4 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Learn a variety of drawing techniques in pencil drawing, pen and ink, watercolor wash, and more. Although instruction will build on cartooning skills to create your own characters and superheroes; 1:1 instruction will tailor individual lessons to your interests. All materials provided.

Capacity:  10 students.  Minimum:  6 students.  Ages 9-15.  (4 week) Non-members:  $80/Members: $65.

Music

Private Voice Lessons: Winter 2023
Ages10+
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Jewel Ullrich
Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2023

8 Saturdays, by half-hour appointment

Join teacher Jewel Ullrich for 1:1 vocal instruction to help you find your unique vocal quality. Lessons are appropriate for beginners, as well as for those interested in improving skills. Instruction will include proper breathing techniques, vocal registration, resonance, vowel placement and more. Lessons are open to children and adults. Ages 10+. Appointments 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m..

Private Cello Lessons: Winter 2023
Ages:5-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2023

8 Tuesdays, by half-hour appointment

Whether your child is just beginning or seeking to advance his/her skills, each ½ hour private lesson is tailored to the student’s individual abilities. Information on rentals and appropriate sized instruments is available. With young children, parent attendance at lessons is recommended. Options to add additional individual and group lessons available.

Learning Music Through Play: The Cello: Winter 2023
Ages:3-5
$115 Non-members | $85 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2023

8 Tuesdays, 2-2:45 pm

Preschoolers will discover the basic elements of music through songs, movement and stories on the cello with celebrated Suzuki-method instructor, Beth Goldstein McKee. Instruction includes beginning position games using a small cello in class. By the end of 8 weeks, parent and your child will have a foundation of simple songs and activities to continue at home. Great for families considering beginning cello lessons for their child!

Ages 3-5. Capacity: 8 students. Minimum: 2 students. Non-members:  $115. Members: $85.

Group Cello Class: Winter 2023
Ages:5-18
$40 Non-members | $32.50 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Jan 31 - Feb 28, 2023

Reinforce private lessons by learning to play with others. This course is designed to help existing students listen, respond, and perform as a team. A recital will take place at the course end.

Ages 5-18.  Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee. Non-members:  $40. Members: $32.50.

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