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NEW 2019-2020 Classes Now 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

 

Character Illustration

Designed for grades 1-4

Begins 01/09/2020, Ends 02/13/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/07/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Douglas Laubacher

Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work keeping your own personalized sketchbook. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message in your art. No prior experience required!

*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 01/11/2020, Ends 02/15/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 certified instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Artful Printmaking

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/11/2020, Ends 02/15/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Explore printmaking like never before! Imagine, create, and grow as an emerging young artist while making original artworks inspired by the prints on display by Yuko Kimura. Through this fun and hands on class students will use their imaginations to learn about the history of printmaking and create a monoprint, relief, stencil, linocut, and more!

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/11/2020, Ends 02/15/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten & Adult

Begins 01/11/2020, Ends 02/15/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

String Art

Designed for grades 5-8

Begins 01/21/2020, Ends 01/21/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/19/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Inspired by the exhibit Creative Roots of Ohio create an Ohio shaped string art design or pick from one of our other shape templates like a star, heart, letters and more! Choose from a variety of colors of string and embellish as you like!

*One 8"x 8" wood pallet and all materials are included in the cost of the class

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

 

Art Play Date: Out of this World

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 01/23/2020, Ends 01/23/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/21/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Parents, come join your little artists in these exciting play date daytime workshops! Each 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. Explore outer space in this out of this world Art Play Date. Visit the stars, as you explore a variety of art stations with celestial inspiration creating moon mobiles, creative aliens, splatter the night sky and more!

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Collage Crowns

Designed for grades 1-4

Begins 02/04/2020, Ends 02/04/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/02/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

What is your crowning achievement? Inspired by the exhibit Crowns: Crossing into Motherhood, create a custom crown fit for a King or a Queen celebrating you or a loved one! Choose from a variety of colors and fun materials and embellish as you like. Great to use as a decoration or to wear.

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Art Play Date: Peculiar Patterns

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 02/20/2020, Ends 02/20/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/18/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Parents, come join your little artists in these exciting play date daytime workshops! Each 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. Stripes, polka dots, chevrons, and more! Explore shapes and repetition and how they form to create unique patterns. Count, arrange, print, snip and glue while exploring the whimsical ways to create imaginative patterns where the only limit is your imagination! Wear something you don’t mind getting messy. Don't forget to visit the artwork in our galleries afterword for our free Thursdays.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Monoprint Workshop

Designed for grades 1-4

Begins 02/25/2020, Ends 02/25/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/23/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Explore the unique process of printmaking like never before! Monoprinting is printmaking that creates images that are only made once, unlike most printmaking, which allows for multiple originals. Students will use printing plates to create original artworks inspired by the prints on display by Yuko Kimura. Through this fun and hands on class students will visit the galleries for inspiration and create a series of layered prints ready to frame!

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

All About Mom: Mom Yoga and Children's Workshop

Designed for adults and grades PK-4

Begins 03/01/2020, Ends 03/01/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/28/2020

1 Sunday, 02:00 PM-03:00 PM

Room 101, Gallery

Instructor: Kat Francis, Amy Brown

Calling all Moms! Who needs some me time, self-care, and appreciation? In this unique program, bring another parent/adult to hang out with your kids in the art classroom to create a heartfelt piece of artwork celebrating their appreciation and love all about you! While the kiddos are busy with art making, moms can enjoy some much needed relaxation through a casual stroll through the CMA's current exhibit Crowns: Crossing into Motherhood where the artwork focuses on exploring varying maternal experiences and the sometimes unrealistic expectations of being a “perfect mother” explored through beautifully crafted, sculptural works of art. Then enjoy a session of yoga. Come and breathe, move, laugh and just be yourself with other moms!

*Price per family (One Mom for yoga + one joining Adult and up to 5 Kids (grades PK - 4) for art activity)
*Please bring your own yogo mat
*Cost includes all supplies except yoga mat

Cost: $30.00 per person (Cost for Members: $24.00)

 

Art Play Date: Fantasy Party

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 03/26/2020, Ends 03/26/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/24/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Parents, come join your little artists in these exciting play date daytime workshops! Each 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. Wear your party hat and blow your noise maker as you attend a fantasy party made for a prince or princess, watch out for the dragon! Wear something you don’t mind getting messy. Don't forget to visit the artwork in our galleries afterword for our free Thursdays.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Character Illustration

Designed for grades 5-8

Begins 03/26/2020, Ends 04/30/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/24/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Douglas Laubacher

Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work keeping your own personalized sketchbook. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message in your art. No prior experience required!

*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 03/28/2020, Ends 05/02/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 certified instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Drawing 101

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 03/28/2020, Ends 05/02/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Love to draw and want to improve your skills? This class is for you! Students enrolled in this course will learn fundamental drawing techniques from observation and other sources, using a variety of materials such as charcoal, pencil, graphite, and pastels. Learn how to use value, perspective, shading, line, texture and more.

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 03/28/2020, Ends 05/02/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten & Adult

Begins 03/28/2020, Ends 05/02/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

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 and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

3D Character Design

Designed for grades 7-12

Begins 04/14/2020, Ends 04/14/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/12/2020

1 Tuesday, 02:00 PM-05:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: katfrancisart

Also known as 3D Illustration, bring your creativity to life through sculpture with artist Kat Francis! Gather inspiration from popular art, creatures, and characters and then design your own unique character on paper. Then use wire to create an armature skeleton to build off of to bring your drawing to life with sculpey clay. Instructions will be sent home on how to bake in the oven to harden.

*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Art Play Date: STEM Art

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 04/23/2020, Ends 04/23/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/21/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Parents, come join your little artists in these exciting play date daytime workshops! Each 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. Conduct fun experiments where art and science collide. What would happen if you dropped two different colors of water together? Hypothesize scientific outcomes, construct contraptions, and build robots! Wear something you don’t mind getting messy. Don't forget to visit the artwork in our galleries afterword for our free Thursdays.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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

 

Art Play Date: Colors of the Rainbow

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4

Begins 05/21/2020, Ends 05/21/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/19/2020

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

Room 101

Instructor: Amy Brown

Parents, come join your little artists in these exciting play date daytime workshops! Each 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. Join us for the color explosion that will happen in our Art Play Date classroom. Learn to mix colors as you create a monochromatic collage, sort color pom poms, and even go barefoot as you paint the rainbow with your feet! Wear something you don’t mind getting messy. Don't forget to visit the artwork in our galleries afterword for our free Thursdays.

*Adults are free with child
*Cost includes all supplies

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