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Kids Classes & Workshops

NEW 2017 Classes Now Available!*

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The CMA offers Artists Studio Classes with 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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Mother's and Father's Day Ceramic Memory Boxes

04/26/2018 - Register

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Begins 04/26/2018, Ends 04/26/2018

1 Thursday, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Parents, join your little artists at this special workshop to make Mom or Dad a one-of-a-kind handmade gift that they will cherish always. Work together to make and decorate a memory box to hold those special keepsakes. Fill with trinkets, photos and other goodies to make it even more special! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 04/24/2018

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

 

Wild Animals Diorama

05/08/2018 - Register

Room 101B

Instructor: Amy Brown

Begins 05/08/2018, Ends 05/08/2018

1 Tuesday, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

After taking a wild safari adventure through the museum's exhibition, African Menagerie-- The Inquisition, build your very own three-dimensional diorama where you can protect and feed your favorite wildlife animals.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/06/2018 

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

 

Art Play Date: Wild Animal Safari

05/10/2018 - Register

Room 101A

Instructor: Museum Staff

Begins 05/10/2018, Ends 05/10/2018

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

Room 101a

Instructor: Museum Staff

Go on an African Safari through the museum galleries and create animal art inspired by your big adventure!

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/08/2018

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

 

Upcycled Animal Collages

05/20/2018 - Register

Room 101B

Instructor: Amy Brown

Begins 05/20/2018, Ends 05/20/2018

1 Sunday, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Do you like to recycle and help save the environment? Are you a conservationist? Using old magazines and newspapers, create silhouettes of animals from around the world or even your pet! Explore the museum's exhibition to gather inspiration for what animal collage you want to create.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/18/2018

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

 

Art FUNdamentals

06/02/2018 to 07/07/2018
- Register

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin

Begins 06/02/2018, Ends 07/07/2018

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

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and 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
*Deadline to register: 05/31/2018

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

 

Animal Art Safari

06/02/2018 to 07/07/2018
- Register

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin

Begins 06/02/2018, Ends 07/07/2018

6 Saturdays, 11:45am-12:45pm

Room 101a, Room 101b

Instructor: Morgan Choffin and Amy Brown

Go on a wild animal art safari through visits to the Museum exhibit African Menagerie: The Inquisition. Students will learn about African animal species and animal conservation while creating art projects that focus on learning a variety of art techniques including drawing, printmaking, and sculpture.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadlineto register: 05/31/2018

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

 

My First Art Class

06/02/2018 to 07/07/2018
- Register

Room 101A

Instructor: Morgan Choffin

Begins 06/02/2018, Ends 07/07/2018

6 Saturdays, 1:15pm-2:15pm

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 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.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/31/2018

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

 

Scholastic Portfolio Building

06/02/2018 to 07/07/2018
- Register

Room 101B

Instructor: Amy Brown

Begins 06/02/2018, Ends 07/07/2018

6 Saturdays, 2:45pm-4:45pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

This class is designed to develop and stregthen technical art skills to continue to grow as an artist or to add to an exisiting portfolio of work. Experiment and learn to see in new and different ways. Class is geared toward specific student interests and includes extensive one-on-one instruction.

*Most supplies included in the cost of class, advanced art materials and larger projects may be the responsibility of the student to purchase.
*Deadline to register: 05/31/2018

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

 

Four Views Animal Paintings

06/14/2018 - Register

Room 101B

Instructor: Amy Brown

Begins 06/14/2018, Ends 06/14/2018

1 Thursday, 10:30am-12:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Brian Jarvi's exhibit, African Menagerie -- The Inquisition invites the viewer into the painting. You are invited into the gallery to draw from observation sitting right in front of the painting! After drawing four views of the animal of your choice, head back to the classroom to learn watercolor techniques to paint the final project.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 06/12/2018

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

 
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