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Kids Classes & Workshops

NEW Classes and Workshops available!

Check the Links Below for the Latest Offerings
 

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.

Sign up for our class E-newsletter to stay informed when new classes and workshops are announced!


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

 

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/16/2021

6 Saturdays, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman & Danielle Miller

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Be inspired by the world around you through visits to the Museum galleries and learning about famous artwork. Students will learn to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. Create unique art projects using a variety of drawing and painting art materials. Lessons change every session with experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/16/2021

6 Saturdays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman & Danielle Miller

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun and challenging class. Visit the galleries to see famous ceramic pieces first hand, tour the ceramics lab and learn the process that clay goes through from beginning to end. Create functional, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after class.)

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $85.00 per person (Cost for Members: $68.00)

 

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten with an Adult

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/16/2021

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Parents, come play with your little artists as we draw, paint, sculpt, and create! Each week, students will gain inspiration while learning about a master artist Ð and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Soar, Roar & Explore

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/16/2021

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Danielle Miller

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Go on a wild animal adventure through visits to the Museum's exhibit, "Soar, Roar, Explore: Animal Life from the CMA Collection." Students will learn about animal species and animal conservation while creating art projects that focus on learning a variety of art techniques including 2D and 3D media.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Family Finger Painting Landscapes in the Park

Designed for ages 4 and up with an Adult

Begins 09/22/2021, Ends 09/22/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/20/2021

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Canton Garden Center, 1615 Stadium Park Dr NW, Canton, OH 44718

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person in the park at the Canton Garden Center! Don't be afraid to get messy as you join us for this outdoor workshop in partnership with Canton Parks and Recreation. This off-site workshop is designed to do with a child and adult together. Explore the world around you through the art of painting en plein air with a finger painting twist, inspired by our exhibition, "Small Town Ohio: A Juried Exhibit of Paintings by Members of the Ohio Plein Air Society." Painting en plein air is the act of painting outside, using the landscape as your guide. Spend time in the park creating your own finger painting together on a canvas and be sure to come home with unique painting you will both be proud of!

*Cost includes all supplies for one child and one adult to complete together.
*Meeting location: Canton Garden Center, 1615 Stadium Park Dr NW, Canton, OH 44718
*Rain date: 10/29/21

*PLEASE NOTE: Painters will be painting sitting on the ground and provided a canvas and plastic tablecloth to paint on, please bring a blanket or towel with you to sit on that you don't mind getting messy. If you need further accommodations please contact Erica Emerson, Education Director at: erica@cantonart.org

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will NOT be required to wear a mask if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations to wear masks or that is unsafe to hold class in person, our mask policy will change or this class will be canceled.

Cost: $25.00 per person (Cost for Members: $20.00)

 

Plaster Animal Masks

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 10/06/2021, Ends 10/13/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/04/2021

2 Wednesdays, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this two-day workshop in-person! Have you ever imagined you were an animal or wanted to create your own Halloween mask? Join instructor, Nyki Fetterman, as she leads you through the process of making a mask of your favorite animal inspired by our exhibit, "Soar, Roar, Explore: Animal Life from the CMA Collection." You wonÕt want to miss this hands-on workshop, exploring the exciting medium of plaster!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $34.00 per person (Cost for Members: $27.00)

 

Art Play Date: Animal Adventures

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 10/19/2021, Ends 10/19/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/17/2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting day time workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. Go on an animal themed adventure through the museum galleries and create animal art inspired by the exhibit, "Soar, Roar, Explore: Animal Life from the CMA Collection."

*Cost includes all supplies for one toddler

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Felt Puppet Workshop

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 10/24/2021, Ends 10/24/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/22/2021

1 Sunday, 01:30 PM-04:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this one-time workshop in-person! Ever wanted to learn the secrets and techniques that puppeteers use to create creative puppets of their very own? This class is for you! Using a template and variety of felt and other materials join instructor, Nyki Fetterman, as she guides you step-by-step through the process of building your own unique hand puppet using your creativity and imagination!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $26.00 per person (Cost for Members: $21.00)

 

Science & Art Explorations

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 11/16/2021, Ends 11/16/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/14/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Danielle Miller

Now offering this one-time workshop in-person! Join us as art and science collide through this unique opportunity to combine art-making materials and science using everyday materials. Experiment, hypothesis and explore what happens when you combine dry ice and food coloring, baking soda and vinegar fizzy paint, and radial pendulum paintings!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Clay Bobbleheads

Designed for ages 10-Adult

Begins 11/30/2021, Ends 11/30/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/28/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Danielle Miller

Now offering this one-time workshop in-person! Missing something on your mantle? Give the gift of a bobblehead to a friend, family member, or even create a bobblehead of yourself! Parents, kids, teens, and artists 10 years old and up, this is a class for family and friends to do together. Have fun being a little silly and using your sense of humor to explore clay hand building, create exaggerated features, and glazing techniques to bring your sculptures to life. All experience levels welcome. (Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

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

 

Art Play Date: Slimey, Ooey, Gooey

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 12/07/2021, Ends 12/07/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 12/05/2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting daytime workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. In this tactile, squishy and slimy workshop, students will get their hands messy with a variety of art materials from workable dough to ooey gooey slime!

*Cost includes all supplies for one toddler

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)