ART-Ventures for Kids Grades K-5

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CENTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

(located in the Center School Art Room)

FALL SESSION


  • Monsters & Mermaids Fantasy Art-ventures
  • Time: Tuesdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: November 8 - January 3 (no class 12/27)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: November 2
Pay no attention to that fire breathing dragon! Armored in aprons and wielding paintbrushes, brave young art explorers journey into a fairytale kingdom where fairies fit through rainbow skies and zany zombies roam the streets. Meet fantastical creatures, both spooky and sweet, while conjuring bedazzling art: decorate wicked cool witch or wizard hats and sculpt clay witches on broomsticks! Design colorful ceramic skulls inspired by Dia De Los Muertos and paint unicorn or dragon banks. Craft monster t-shirts and create sparkling castles on canvas. Make hand puppet mermaids, vampires, fairies, werewolves, or any creature you can imagine. Build UFO’s and sculpt clay aliens to fly them, construct haunted house boxes, and make metal robot art. Using some very magical potions and spells (i.e. materials and techniques), art-venturers experience painting, drawing, sculpting, stained glass, ceramics, fabric art, and more. Enchanting two and three dimensional masterpieces come home each week. Fun, fantasy-filled art-ventures! Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.



WINTER SESSION


  • Around the World
  • Time: Tuesdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: January 24 - March 21 (no class 2/21)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: January 18
Art travelers go on a spectacular journey around the globe, touring various countries and cultures. Create hot air balloon lanterns to take you up and away! Each week we land somewhere in the world and create wicked cool cultural art using unique materials and artisan's techniques. Design Mosaic Picture Frames in Greece, and sculpt miniature clay Vejigante Masks in Puerto Rico. Build Tribal Rain Sticks in Australia, and paint Maracas in Brazil. Plus, design Japanese Windsocks, Mexican Yarn Paintings, Spanish Paper Fans, Native American Story Necklaces, and more! Fun facts about each country and culture, geography and art history are included. Throw your imagination in your suitcase and let's hit the road! Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink. 



SPRING SESSION


  • Sticky, Shrinky, Shiny Art-ventures
  • Time: Tuesdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: April 4 - May 30 (no class 4/18)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: March 29
The amazingly imaginative 2 and 3 dimensional projects in this program will inspire children’s creativity as they experiment with a variety of unique art forms, tools, and techniques. Art explorers create Sequined Mexican Mirrors, Macaroni Mandalas, and Shrinky Dink Animal Pendants. Make Funny Felt Monsters, paint Ceramic Snail Banks, and create Mini Canvas Paintings with Easels. Design personalized Pencil Cases, sculpt Sweet Treat Clay Desserts, and learn how to draw Perspective Landscapes. Plus, paint Goofy Animals on canvases, create Colorful Pillowcases, and sculpt Clay Flying Pigs. These projects and more introduce children to a world of artistic wonder while we encourage their own original ideas and their own unique perception and interpretation of art. Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.



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BLUEBERRY HILL SCHOOL PROGRAMS


(located in the BBH School Cafeteria)

FALL SESSION

  • Monsters & Mermaids Fantasy Art-ventures
  • Time: Mondays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: November 7 - January 9 (no class 12/26 and 1/2)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: November 2
Pay no attention to that fire breathing dragon! Armored in aprons and wielding paintbrushes, brave young art explorers journey into a fairytale kingdom where fairies fit through rainbow skies and zany zombies roam the streets. Meet fantastical creatures, both spooky and sweet, while conjuring bedazzling art: decorate wicked cool witch or wizard hats and sculpt clay witches on broomsticks! Design colorful ceramic skulls inspired by Dia De Los Muertos and paint unicorn or dragon banks. Craft monster t-shirts and create sparkling castles on canvas. Make hand puppet mermaids, vampires, fairies, werewolves, or any creature you can imagine. Build UFO’s and sculpt clay aliens to fly them, construct haunted house boxes, and make metal robot art. Using some very magical potions and spells (i.e. materials and techniques), art-venturers experience painting, drawing, sculpting, stained glass, ceramics, fabric art, and more. Enchanting two and three dimensional masterpieces come home each week. Fun, fantasy-filled art-ventures! Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.


WINTER SESSION


  • Where the Wild Things Art
  • Time: Mondays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: January 30 - March 27 (no class 2/20)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: January 25
Art-venturers explore many whimsical and original art forms and techniques, discovering clay and collage, painting and drawing, mask-making and decorating, just to name a few! Sculpt colorful hybrid creatures and clay pots. Design ceramic robots, celestial windchimes, and awesome airplanes. Decorate birdhouses, wooden guitars, and goofy masks. Create cityscape printmaking, letter collages and panda drawings. Even make your own tape resist t-shirts! Plus, hear wonderful stories, such as "Where the Wild Things Are" or "Nova the Robot" that go hand in hand with each project. Humor and surprises are always included. Explore, experiment, create! Art-venturers bring home awesome works of art each week! Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink. 


SPRING SESSION


  • Sticky, Shrinky, Shiny Art-ventures
  • Time: Mondays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: April 10 - June 12 (no class 4/17 and 5/29)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: April 5
The amazingly imaginative 2 and 3 dimensional projects in this program will inspire children’s creativity as they experiment with a variety of unique art forms, tools, and techniques. Art explorers create Sequined Mexican Mirrors, Macaroni Mandalas, and Shrinky Dink Animal Pendants. Make Funny Felt Monsters, paint Ceramic Snail Banks, and create Mini Canvas Paintings with Easels. Design personalized Pencil Cases, sculpt Sweet Treat Clay Desserts, and learn how to draw Perspective Landscapes. Plus, paint Goofy Animals on canvases, create Colorful Pillowcases, and sculpt Clay Flying Pigs. These projects and more introduce children to a world of artistic wonder while we encourage their own original ideas and their own unique perception and interpretation of art. Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.


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WOLF SWAMP SCHOOL PROGRAMS


(located in the Wolf Swamp School Cafeteria)

FALL SESSION

  • Art-ventures with Penguins and Polar Bears
  • Time: Thursdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: October 20 - January 5 (no class 11/3, 11/10, 11/24, 12/29)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: October 12
Embark upon a journey through the Arctic and Antarctic regions to learn about the captivating lives of penguins, polar bears, and other cold-weather creatures. In this fun, art packed series, art explorers-equipped with a myriad of unique materials, tools, and techniques– set out on an adventure across frozen tundra to discover life in and around the icy waters of the earths Poles. Sculpt clay polar bears and penguin reliefs. Build sand castle lighthouses and create shimmery sea jellies out of recycled materials. Paint sharks or fish on stretched canvases. Design hats as colorful as the Northern Lights, make gyotaku fish print aprons, and transform plain t-shirts into oceans teeming with creatures. Explore the art of decoupage, collage, stained glass and so much more while learning fun facts about endangered creatures and the importance of being kind to our earth and oceans. Don’t miss the Art-rageous fun! Pack a peanut/tree nut free snack and a drink. 


WINTER SESSION


  • Around the World
  • Time: Thursdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: January 19 - March 16 (no class 2/23)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: January 11
Art travelers go on a spectacular journey around the globe, touring various countries and cultures. Create hot air balloon lanterns to take you up and away! Each week we land somewhere in the world and create wicked cool cultural art using unique materials and artisan's techniques. Design Mosaic Picture Frames in Greece, and sculpt miniature clay Vejigante Masks in Puerto Rico. Build Tribal Rain Sticks in Australia, and paint Maracas in Brazil. Plus, design Japanese Windsocks, Mexican Yarn Paintings, Spanish Paper Fans, Native American Story Necklaces, and more! Fun facts about each country and culture, geography and art history are included. Throw your imagination in your suitcase and let's hit the road! Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink. 


SPRING SESSION


  • Superheroes Saving Planet Earth
  • Time: Thursdays, 2:45-4pm
  • Dates: April 6 - June 1 (no 4/20)
  • Fee: $162
  • Registration Deadline: March 29
Superhero girls and boys soar off on a top-secret mission to save planet Earth using the most important superpower of all: imagination! Like Powerpuffs and Spider Boys, we'll design our own superhero masks, shields, and capes to protect our secret identities, and even build superhero sidekicks to accompany us as we save the world. During these fun and resourceful art experiences, Super Art Heroes create a variety of AMAZING and original works of art using natural, recycled and unconventional art forms and techniques. Paint canvas tote bags, construct your own super-vehicles, and make superhero stained glass! Paint a rocketship, create yarn art on jars, and draw superhero self-portraits. Color ceramic superhero banks, build secret comic book boxes, and explore the art of printmaking while designing bubble wrap t-shirts. Both girls and boys will have a blast as members of the League of Super Art Heroes, saving the Earth with exciting and environmentally-conscious masterpieces. Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and drink

               

Additional Information


To register or for additional information please visit Online Registration.



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School Vacation Art-ventures

  • Sparkly Snowflakes & Magic Mittens
  • Time: Tuesday, 9am-12pm
  • Date: December 27
  • Location: Community House Auditorium
  • Fee: $60
  • Registration Deadline: December 21

Tis the season to be jolly– and also the season to create amazing art! Paint family snowman portraits on stretched canvas, create sparkling beaded snowflakes, sculpt clay snowmen, and design colorful scratch art mittens. Enjoy some wonderful winter fun while keeping cozy and warm.

Please pack a peanut / tree nut-free snack and a drink.

  • Superhero Blast Off
  • Time: Tuesday, 9am-12pm
  • Date: February 21
  • Location: Community House Auditorium
  • Fee: $60
  • Registration Deadline: February 15

Superhero girls and boys soar off on a top-secret mission to save planet Earth using the most important superpower of all: imagination! Create your own bean mosaic superhero masks to protect your secret identities, then blast off in super-duper spaceships built out of recycled materials. Plus, draw self-portraits of your heroic alter egos. Exciting and environmentally-conscious masterpieces. Please pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.


  • Puppies, Bunnies and Kittens Oh My!
  • Time: Tuesday, April 18
  • Date: April 18
  • Location: Community House Auditorium
  • Fee: $60
  • Registration Deadline: April 12

Art projects inspired by everyone's favorite cute and cuddly creatures. Paint ceramic puppy banks, draw adorable bunnies, plus build and decorate kooky, colorful kittens. Pack a peanut/tree nut-free snack and a drink.



Additional Information

To register or for additional information please visit Online Registration.