kidsclasses

Children and Teen Classes

You may register for any of our Children and Teen classes and workshops online here.

Winter/Spring 2016

 

In the Galleries

Artmaking and Storytelling
Ages 3–5 with adult
First Sundays, January 3, February 7, March 6, and April 3
11:00 a.m.–noon
FREE

Introduce your children to the enjoyment of art through stories and artmaking fun. Children explore color, pattern, shape, form, stories, poetry and more — all while viewing works of art from Woodmere Art Museum’s collection. Come back each month to hear a new tale and make something special to take home! Accompanying adult required.

Studio Art Classes

Painting and Drawing Fun

Ages 7–12, 4 classes
K1A Tuesdays, February 2-23 Cancelled
K1B Tuesdays, March 15-April 5
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo-Rohlfing
$115 ($95 members)

Students explore fun and interesting ways to paint and draw using a variety of mediums. Works of art will be inspired by nature and their imaginations. They will mix colors, paint with acrylics, watercolor, oil pastels, draw with charcoal, colored pencils and collage a variety of papers and materials. Lots of individual attention will help each budding artist develop their own personal expression.

 

Clay Constructions

Ages 6–12, 4 classes
K2A Wednesdays, February 3–24 Cancelled
K2B Wednesdays, March 16–April 6
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo-Rohlfing
$115 ($95 members)

Students explore the versatile and tactile medium of clay. They will design and create all
kinds of sculptures and vessels and learn a variety of building techniques.

 

For Teens

 

Botanical Illustration
In conjunction with The Weight of Watercolor: The Art of Eileen Goodman
For teens and adults
6 classes
E1 Saturdays, Feb. 13-Mar. 19
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo-Rohlfing
$180 ($150 members)
All levels

Be inspired by Eileen Goodman’s dramatic paintings and learn how to draw and paint flowers and plants in a new way. Enhance our drawing and painting skills and learn how to capture the colors, shapes, and textures of floral and plant parts. This class is designed to develop drawing skills based on observation that develop into a longer painting. A range of materials will be explored, including pencil, watercolor and ink.

Blending Abstraction with Realism
In conjunction with Look Both Ways: Art at the Crossroads of Abstraction and Realism
5 classes
E2 Thursdays, Mar. 17–Apr. 14
1:30–4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lesa Chittendem Lim
$180 ($150 members)
All levels

Whether you’re drawn to representation or abstraction, this class will demonstrate the interconnection between both. We will explore the expressive qualities of a variety of materials (pastel, paint, drawing materials), focusing on color and light, drawing, brushwork, texture and composition. Demonstrations with traditional and experimental techniques will encourage students to examine subject matter in a new way.