Youth Classes

Art’s Club

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.

Art's Club: Mixed Media Watercolors
Save the Date: Jan 21, 2023

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 Exploration

Block Printing Fall 2022
Ages: 8-13
$85 Non-members | $70 Members
Instructor: Alina Glath
Oct 8 - Oct 29, 2022

4 Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to create colorful printed images on paper with the technique of block printing with Alina Glath.

Capacity: 20. Minimum: 4. Ages: 8-13. Instructor: Alina Glath.

Sensory Friendly Mixed Media Workshop: Fall 2022
Ages: 8-12
$30 Non-members | $15 Members
Instructor: Stephanie Presnar
Save the Date: Oct 13, 2022

1 Thursday, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Caring, understanding, patience provide a supportive environment for art making in this mixed media workshop designed for youth on the autism spectrum. Led by a certified Special Education teacher, students will have fun creating foliage inspired by the fall landscape.

BHT/TSS, parents or caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend to help students.

Capacity: 10. Minimum: 4.  Ages 8 - 12.  Instructor: Stephanie Presnar. Non-members:  $30. Members: $15.

Ceramics

Ceramics for Kids Fall 2022
Ages:6-13
$185 Non-members | $155 Members
Instructor: Nancy Sontich-Lenhart
Sep 24 - Nov 12, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:9-15
$130 Non-members | $100 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Sep 24 - Nov 12, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Sep 24 - Oct 15, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:9-15
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Oct 22 - Nov 12, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages10+
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Jewel Ullrich
Sep 24 - Nov 12, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:5-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Sep 20 - Nov 8, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:3-5
$115 Non-members | $85 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Sep 20 - Nov 8, 2022

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: Fall 2022
Ages:5-18
$40 Non-members | $32.50 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Sep 20 - Oct 18, 2022

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.

Painting

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Stained Glass

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Videography

Claymation Animation: Fall 2022
Ages:9-12
$145 Non-members | $115 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Sep 24 - Nov 12, 2022

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Learn how to animate your own story with Claymation! You’ll not only have the opportunity to develop your own characters in clay but work with camera, green screen editing software to walk away with a short movie.  Please bring a thumb drive. All other materials/equipment provided for use in class. Capacity: 8.  Minimum: 6. Ages 9-12.  Non-members:  $145. Members: $115.

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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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