Youth Classes

WELCOME BACK

We’re excited to resume ‘in person’ hours with the appropriate social distancing practices as recommended by the PA Department of Health in Green Phase.  To safeguard your health and the health of others, please read our updated policies.

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. No walk-ins will be accepted.

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No classes are available at this time.

Art Exploration

Art Through the Ages: Fall 2020
Ages:5-10
$110 Non-members | $80 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Sep 26 - Oct 24, 2020

5 Saturdays, 11 am - 12:30 pm

Students will find inspiration for their creativity by examining great art movements in history from the Renaissance (Leonardo DaVinci) to Modern Art (Sonia Delaunay). Students will also get an opportunity to develop their skills in a variety of art mediums from painting and drawing to oil pastels and collage. All supplies are included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students.

An American Art Journey
Ages:9-15
$130 Non-members | $100 Members
Instructor: Robert Presnar
Sep 23 - Nov 11, 2020

Time travel with Mr. Bob through the evolution of American art! Projects will range from the handiwork of native peoples through the advent of the Abstract Expressionist movement of the 20th Century and beyond. Weekly lessons include a brief history of each movement for context. All supplies are included. Great class for homeschoolers and other remote learners! All supplies included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Pablo Picasso
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: Oct 31, 2020

Create your own masterpiece inspired by a classic work! Make an abstract mixed media collage of a cubist guitar, inspired by Pablo Picasso. All supplies included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members:  $20.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Frida Kahlo
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: Nov 7, 2020

Create your own masterpiece inspired by a classic work! Make a self-portrait, in the style of Frida Kahlo. All supplies included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members: $20.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Wassily Kandinsky
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: Nov 14, 2020

Create your own masterpiece inspired by a classic work! Make a non-representational watercolor painting, inspired by Wassily Kandinsky. All supplies included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members:  $20.

Ceramics

Drawing

Drawing for Fun Full Course: Fall 2020
Ages:9-15
$130 Non-members | $100 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2020

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Whether you want to draw animals, portraits or superheroes - or experiment with charcoal, colored pencils or watercolors - this course is for you! Instructor Richard DiGia will provide individual instruction according to each student’s interest to gain most from the experience. Offered in four and eight week increments. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students.

Drawing for Fun Session I: Fall 2020
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Sep 26 - Oct 17, 2020

4 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Whether you want to draw animals, portraits or superheroes - or experiment with charcoal, colored pencils or watercolors - this course is for you! Instructor Richard DiGia will provide individual instruction according to each student’s interest to gain most from the experience. Offered in four and eight week increments. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students.

Drawing for Fun Session 2: Fall 2020
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020

4 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Whether you want to draw animals, portraits or superheroes - or experiment with charcoal, colored pencils or watercolors - this course is for you! Instructor Richard DiGia will provide individual instruction according to each student’s interest to gain most from the experience. Offered in four and eight week increments. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students.

Music

Piano Lessons: Fall 2020
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2020

8 Saturdays, by half-hour appointment

Join teacher Kevin Danielson for 1:1 piano instruction for beginners, as well as those wanting to improve their musical talents. Each one-half hour lesson, tailored to the student’s individual level, will build on skills.  Ages 10+. Appointments begin at 10:30 am. Last appointment at 3:30 pm., Piano: $160 Non-members | $130 Members

 

Youth Piano Lessons: Fall 2020
Ages:10+
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2020

Saturdays, by half-hour appointment

Enjoy 1:1 piano instruction with Kevin Danielson! Whether you are just beginning or have been playing for a while, each ½ hour lesson will be tailored to your individual needs. Ages 10+. Appointments begin at 10:30 am. Last appointment at 3:30 pm.

Private Cello Lessons: Fall 2020
Ages:5-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Sep 22 - Nov 10, 2020

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 appropriately sized instruments is available. Options to add additional individual and group lessons available.

Group Cello Class: Fall 2020
Ages:5-18
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Oct 6 - Nov 3, 2020

2 Tuesdays, 6:30-7:15

Reinforce private lessons by learning to play with others! This course is designed to help existing students listen, respond and perform as a team. Lessons will end with a recital for families.

Painting

Acrylic Painting: Autumn Still-Life Workshop Fall 2020
Ages: 8-16
$40 Non-members | $25 Members
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: Oct 10, 2020

Come and join Miss Paige and learn the ins and outs of acrylic painting. All materials, including paints, brushes, and canvas board are provided. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. For Ages 8-16.

Videography

Film Making for Teens: Fall 2020
Ages:13-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Sep 24 - Nov 12, 2020

8 Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Even if you have little to no knowledge of video production, you can learn how to create a film! Explore the four stages of creating a film - developmental, pre-production, production, and post production - while learning how to operate a camera and more! Additional studio use may be available outside of class. Bring a notebook and flash drive to save your work! Capacity: 8. Minimum: 6.

Claymation: Fall 2020
Ages:9-12
$145 Non-members | $115 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2020

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Claymation is essentially stop motion animation using clay to create your characters and develop your storyline. Professional filmmaker, Tom Stoops, will lead students through the process of developing a character and storyline, the use of green screens, cameras, and editing. At the end of the course, the students will have a finished ‘short’ to share! Capacity: 8. Minimum: 6.

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Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships are available to families demonstrating financial need. Contact us at 724.652.2882 for more information. Download scholarship application.

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