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Art Exploration

Art Through the Ages: Spring 2021
Ages:5-10
$85 Non-members | $75 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Apr 3 - Apr 24, 2021

4 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.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Leonardo DaVinci
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: May 8, 2021

Leonardo DaVinci, May 8: During this one-day workshop, students will become familiar with the works of Leonardo DaVinci. Students will give his most famous portrait (Mona Lisa) a 21st Century make-over in watercolor. All supplies included.

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members:  $20.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Rembrandt
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: May 15, 2021

Rembrandt, May 15: Baroque Dutch Painting and portraiture are the subjects of this one-day workshop. After examining the works of Rembrandt, students will create self-portraits in pencil and colored pencil. All supplies included.

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members:  $20.

Art & Artist Workshop Series: Romanticism & Realism
Ages:5-10
$35 Non-members | $20 Members
Instructor: Amy Jones
Save the Date: May 22, 2021

Romanticism & Realism, May 22: The works of John Constable and Joseph Mallord William Turner will be examined as the students learn about Romanticism and Realism in landscape painting, before creating their own acrylic masterpiece. All supplies included.

Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 5 - 10. Non-members: $35/Members:  $20.

Ceramics

Hand-Building with Clay: Spring 2021
Ages:6-13
$180 Non-members | $150 Members
Instructor: Nancy Sontich-Lenhart
Apr 3 - May 22, 2021

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Hand-building is like playing in the mud – only better! Learn how to create bowls, mugs, lanterns, masks, plates, animals, boxes and more!. Dress for play. All materials included. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students.

Drawing

Drawing for Fun Full Course: Spring 2021
Ages:9-15
$130 Non-members | $100 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Apr 3 - May 22, 2021

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: Spring 2021
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Apr 3 - Apr 24, 2021

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: Spring 2021
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
May 1 - May 22, 2021

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

Private Cello Lessons: Spring 2021
Ages:5-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Mar 30 - May 18, 2021

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.

Piano Lessons: Spring 2021
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Apr 3 - May 22, 2021

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: Spring 2021
Ages:10+
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Apr 3 - May 22, 2021

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.

Group Cello Class: Spring 2021
Ages:5-18
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Feb 2 - May 18, 2021

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 for Teens Spring 2021
Ages: 13-18
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
May 1 - May 22, 2021

Start your painting journey today! Join the Hoyt’s own Miss Paige to learn the art of acrylic painting on canvas. All materials are included. A great class for teens! No painting experience needed. Capacity: 10. Minimum: 5.

Videography

Film Making for Teens: Spring 2021
Ages:13-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Apr 1 - May 20, 2021

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: Spring 2021
Ages:9-12
$145 Non-members | $115 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Apr 3 - May 22, 2021

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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