Youth Art

Arts education matters.  

Find yourself here.  Be something more.

Whether six years old or sixteen, the benefits to art education are never ending which is why we offer high quality programs with highly qualified Teaching Artists.  The arts encourage problem-solving, creative thinking, collaboration, and individualism all at the same time. Join us in one of our many programs that have the educational mindset at their forefront!

Don't see the program you are looking for? Let's make it happen then! Email us and we will work with you to create a one-of-a-kind program which will let your creativity flow.

Open Art Studio (All Ages)

EVERY* Friday, 10am-12pm

Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials each week through a TAB Environment (Teaching for Artistic Behavior). This is a drop-in program; no pre-registration required. Cost is $3 per participant with all materials provided.

If participant is under 13, a parent or guardian must be present at all times.

If you have a large group planning to attend, a quick email would be greatly appreciated! Field trips are welcome to attend!

*Excludes holiday closings

Clay Creations (Ages 6-12)

Teaching Artist: Angie Yang

Register: October Session

Register: November Session

Moldable clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment.  Your child will have the opportunity to learn how to properly adhere separate clay pieces through score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and how to apply glaze to a finished design culminating in beautiful works of art ready to display!  You are encouraged to register for this class more than once, as the learning process is an ever-revolving door.

Homeschool Art Adventures (Ages 5-15)

Teaching Artist: Marcianne Wagner-Heaton, Program Assistant: Allison Olsen

Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation!  Join your friends and go on an adventure into art.  This class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum.

Prorate is available for a late start with this class.

Art Adventures (Ages 5-15)

Register: Wednesday Session

Register: Thursday Session

Advanced Art Adventures (Ages 11 & Older)

Register: Thursday Session

Clay Creations (Ages 5-15)

Register: Wednesday Session

Register: Thursday Session

Portfolio Intensive (Ages 14-18)

Teaching Artist: TBA

This Portfolio Intensive is designed to help young artists piece together an outstanding presentation of their individuality, creative thinking, and artistic skills.  You will work with a professional artist to create supplemental works of art in addition to your current work.  This program has a small student: teacher ratio in order to provide ample individual experience.  Students are encouraged to sign up for both Session I and Session II.

Register: Session I

Register: Session II

Winter Art Studio* (Ages 6-12)

Teaching Artist: Allison Olsen

Time to get creative! Work with a teaching artist to design and create various two-dimensional works of art. Enjoy a mini-art-show on Friday for friends and family!

Register: December AM Session

Register: December PM Session

Register: January AM Session

Register: January PM Session

*This program is also available at Mill Creek Activity Center and New Century Fieldhouse, email for more details.

ZOMBIE! Stage Make-Up Workshop (Ages 12-18)

Teaching Artist: Arwen White

With skin texture, a ghastly complexion, and brutal wounds, learn how to join the un-dead just in time for Halloween as you discover how to design and implement your own (or a friends!) Zombie! Stage Make-Up.  Learn how to design your face with stage make-up so convincing, you will hardly be recognized as ALIVE!

Register: October 27th Workshop

Coming Spring 2019!

Fashion & Textile Design, STEAM, Prairie Style Architecture, Teen Arts Council and more!