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Kids Classes & Workshops

NEW Classes and Workshops available!

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The CMA offers courses available in a wide range of media, scheduled for weekdays and weekends throughout the day and evening, there's a class to fit every schedule, budget, and interest! Courses are available for adults plus children and teens, (including a Summer Art Camp).
 

*Teens ages 14 and older are also welcome to enroll in any of our Classes for Adults and Teens.

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Scholarships are also available for students (ages 6-18) through generous support from The Hoover Foundation. Click here for more Scholarship Info

 

RESCHEDULED- Art Play Date: Storytelling through Watercolor

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 05/28/2024, Ends 05/28/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/26/2024

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Amanda Crowe

Offering this NEW Art Play Date in person! Parents, come join your little artists in multisensory art-making activities for both of you to enjoy together. Collaborate with friends and explore wet-on-wet techniques, while painting an oversized story mural. Our sensory play dates are developed to stimulate your toddler's sense of touch, smell, sight, hearing, and balance while encouraging creativity and exploration in a safe environment. Ok-to-get-messy attire suggested; aprons provided.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Immersive Art and Acting

Designed for ages 10-13

Begins 05/29/2024, Ends 05/29/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/27/2024

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Inspired by the exhibit "Immersive Spaces from the CMA Collection." This experience-based workshop invites participants to embark on a journey of creativity and collaboration. Immerse yourself in an interactive art experience as you join together with fellow participants to craft a short 3-act play inspired by a chosen artwork. Through observation and imagination, explore the depths of your selected artwork to uncover its narrative potential. With guidance, focus on the essential elements of storytelling as you weave together a plot that brings the artwork to life. Finally, take the stage to enact your interpretation of the artwork, blending art and performance into a memorable and immersive experience. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with art in a whole new way!

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Printmaking with Nature

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 06/09/2024, Ends 06/09/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/07/2024

1 Sunday, 01:30 PM-03:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Haylee Wagner

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Get back to nature and explore the art of printmaking using found objects from the great outdoors as your inspiration. From leaves and flowers to twigs and stones, students will learn how to create stunning prints using traditional printmaking techniques. This unique workshop is a perfect blend of art and nature where participants will be able to bring the beauty of the outdoors into their artwork. Ok-to-get-messy attire is suggested; aprons provided.

*Cost includes all supplies.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Art Play Date: Luna Moths and Moonlight Painting

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 06/18/2024, Ends 06/18/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/16/2024

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Amanda Crowe

Offering this NEW Art Play Date in person! Parents, come join your little artists in multisensory art-making activities for both of you to enjoy together. Spread your painting wings by learning about mark-making that mimics the nighttime sky and the beautifully patterned Luna moth who inhabits it. Our sensory play dates are developed to stimulate your toddler's sense of touch, smell, sight, hearing, and balance while encouraging creativity and exploration in a safe environment. Ok-to-get-messy attire is suggested; aprons provided.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Dyed Paper Collage

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 06/19/2024, Ends 06/19/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/17/2024

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Workshop participants will learn the magical process of dyeing paper using tissue paper and water, discovering the vibrant hues and textures that emerge. Guided by our experienced instructor, participants will utilize their dyed paper to create stunning collages, incorporating shapes and patterns inspired by Ethel Magafan's painting "Meadows." Through close observation of the painting, students will draw inspiration from its organic forms and colors to infuse their collages with artistic depth. Additionally, we'll delve into the world of collage art further by reading Eric Carle's beloved book, "The Tiny Seed," offering additional insight and inspiration. Join us for a creative exploration of color, texture, and composition in this immersive workshop experience.

*Cost includes all supplies.

 

Pictured above:
Meadows, 1973. Ethel Magafan. Tempera on board.

 

 

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)