Our Galleries are now temporarily closed as we prepare for our Fall Exhibits, and for upcoming Hall of Fame Festivities.
During this time you can still shop at our Artisan Boutique located in the CMA lobby.
 
We will observe the following hours from now until the end of August:  Tuesdays - Fridays: 10AM - 5PM;  Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays 
 
Any questions please call the CMA at 330-453-7666.

 

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Kids Classes & Workshops

NEW 2019-2020 Classes Now 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

 

Sketchbook Exploration

Designed for grades 7-12

Begins 09/19/2019, Ends 10/24/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/17/2019

6 Thursdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101A

Instructor: Douglas Laubacher

Every artist needs a sketchbook! Drawing in a sketchbook regularly is one of the best ways to build and improve drawing skills. Exercise your creativity as well as develop and record ideas for future works. Instructor Douglas Laubacher will share his expertise from working in the classroom and as a professional illustrator. Learn fundamental drawing skills through experimenting with a variety of drawing materials. Students will also visit the galleries to sketch on-site. Fill your sketchbook and push your drawing skills to a whole new level!

 

*Cost includes all supplies.

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

 

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/21/2019, Ends 10/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/19/2019

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

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Art FUNdamentals will allow students to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. By visiting the Museum Galleries they learning about famous artwork & create unique art projects while using a variety of drawing/painting materials. Lessons are changed every session as our experienced, certified instructors can work with student and see them grow! Be sure to sign up for multiple classes!

 

*All class materials provided

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

 

Imagination Station

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/21/2019, Ends 10/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/19/2019

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

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Imagination Station is designed for the dreamer in mind! Do you like to create extraordinary make-believe worlds, imagine fantastical stories, or turn ordinary things into new exciting creations? Students will learn about the Museum's collection & Art History. They will then create a variety of 2D and 3D masterpieces with a range of art materials. The only limit --being your own imagination!

 

*All class materials provided

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

 

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/21/2019, Ends 10/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/19/2019

6 Saturdays, 01:15 PM-02:30 PM

Room 101B

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun yet 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, and create functional, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always! Lessons are changed every session as our experienced, certified instructors can work with student and see them grow! Be sure to sign up for multiple classes! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-three weeks after workshop).

 

*All class materials provided

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

 

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten

Begins 09/21/2019, Ends 10/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/19/2019

6 Saturdays, 01:15 PM-02:15 PM

Room 101A

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Parents, come play with your little artists as we draw, paint, sculpt, and create! Each week, students will learn about a master artist – and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little one as the CMA introduces them to the exciting world of art! Lessons change every session, sign up for multiple classes!

 

*All class materials provided

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

 

Constellation Lanterns

Designed for grades 3-7

Begins 09/24/2019, Ends 09/24/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/22/2019

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

Room 101A

Instructor: Kat Francis

Inspired by the exhibit, Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along The Underground Railroad, learn about how constellations helped guide runaway slaves along their journey. Studying stars and other night sky patterns students will recreate celestial patterns to contruct a glowing lantern with a battery lit tea light.

 

*All class materials provided

Cost: $18.00 per person (Cost for Members: $15.00)

 

Art Play Date: Creepy Crawlies

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 09/26/2019, Ends 09/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/24/2019

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

Room 101A

Instructor: Amy Brown

Mommy & Toddlers are invited to join the CMA for a special- Art Play Date! Creep, crawl, slither and create during this Tactile Art Play Date. Toddlers will use their bodies & get their hands dirty with a variety of art materials-- creating fun creepy crawly creatures!

 

*All class materials provided

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

 

Ugly Jugs

Designed for grades 3-7

Begins 10/08/2019, Ends 10/08/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/06/2019

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

Room 101A

Instructor: Amy Brown

Inspired by the exhibit, Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along The Underground Railroad, learn about the history of ceramic face jugs (sometimes called "Ugly Jugs") and the important role they played along the Underground Railroad. Then create your own modern/ whimsical Ugly Jug --while learning additive and subtractive clay techniques.
(Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-three weeks after workshop.)

 

*All class materials provided

Cost: $18.00 per person (Cost for Members: $15.00)

 

Pumpkin Painting & Cider

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/16/2019, Ends 10/16/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/14/2019

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

Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Get creative & choose from a variety of techniques to create a spooky or modern (painted and/or stenciled) pumpkins. Students will enjoy festive music and apple cider! Lots of supplies are available so that everyone can choose their designs at their leisure and explore several techniques. We will have stencils, paint, decals, cider and more. And of course, a pumpkin for everyone! Sizes will range around 5-15 pounds per pumpkin, limit one per person. Bring a friend or the whole family, adult & kid friendly!

 

*Registration is required for each person attending
*All class materials provided

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