kidsclasses

Children and Teen Classes

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

Spring 2014

 

WEEKDAY ART CLASSES

art adventures in paint, grace ginnArt Adventures in Paints, Pastels, and Prints
Ages 6–11
Meets 4 times
K1B Tuesdays, May 6-June 3 (no class May 20)
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: TBA
$110 ($95 members)
In this fun and nurturing class, young artists explore a variety of paints, oil pastels, and all kinds of papers to develop ideas through personal expression, creative problem solving and inventive use of tools and materials.

clay, lynn rae fenimoreClay Constructions
Ages 7–12
Meets 4 times
K2B Wednesdays, May 7-June 4 (no class May 21)
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: TBA
$110 ($95 members)
Using self-drying clay and prismatic paints, students design and build all kinds of sculptures and vessels. Whether designing animals, jewelry, a plate, or a vase with flowers, students are sure to have fun and express themselves. Each student receives individual attention

kids_webDrawing and Painting for Kids
Ages 7–12
Meets 4 times
K3B Thursdays, May 8-June 5 ( no class May 22)
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: TBA
$110 ($95 members)
Using a variety of drawing materials and acrylic paints, students create works inspired by nature, still life setups, and their own imaginations. In a fun and nurturing environment, students learn to use the materials of a professional artist: palette, brushes, canvas, and easels.

SATURDAY SPRING CLASSES

K5 Flying on a Magic Carpet: Art From Faraway Lands

Meets 6 times
April 26-June 7 (no class May 24)
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Martha Conklin
$170 ($150 members)

Create a magic carpet and fly by making artworks to the circus, a fantastic marketplace, worlds of tall tales, fables and fairy tales, carnivals and even “the big rock candy mountain.” Students explore painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture as they learn to mold, carve, and build three-dimensional works of art, as well as mix colors and apply paint in all kinds of ways. All levels are welcome.

Day, animationK6 Animation
Animation
Ages 8 to 16
Meets 6 times
Saturdays, April 26-June 7 (no class May 24)
3:00–5:00 p.m.
Instructor: John Serpentelli
$170 ($150 members)

Animation is the rapid display of a sequence of two-dimensional images to create the illusion of movement. In this class, students learn the basics of hand-drawn animation including character animation, timing, and pacing of movement. Children design their own animations. Advanced lessons are provided for those who have animated before.

kites 1 033K7 Natural Wonders
Ages 8-16
Meets 3 times
Saturday, May 10-24
10:00 am-12 noon
Instructor: Lisa Pauciello-Rowe
$95 ($75 members).
Beautiful forms and patterns in nature will inspire our painting, sculpture, mosaic and fabric art projects. Students will be working with brightly colored paints, fabric, metallic foils, beads, glass, handmade papers, and clay as well as found objects. Each student will create work on a canvas, a piece of fabric art and a three-dimensional art work.

Summer Art Classes 2014

JUNE, JULY and AUGUST

Children’s Community Art Program and Garden
Building community through the exploration of art and nature
KIDS in TOYLAND
Ages 8-18
Meet 4 times per week
Students may sign up for one or any of the weeks.

K8A Week 1 July 8-11
K8B Week 2 July 15-18
K8C Week 3 July 22-25
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
$75 ($65 members) per week

Every summer, children from different neighborhoods meet at Woodmere to celebrate art and community. In keeping with this year’s theme, Kids in Toyland, we’ll design and construct oversize alphabet blocks, a magical hopscotch grid, and more. The finished artwork will be installed in the Museum’s Children’s Garden, adjacent to the George D. Widener studio building. Woodmere is grateful to generous supporters who have helped underwrite the expenses for this program.

where the wild things are, martyNatural Wonders
Ages 8-16
Meets 3 times
K9 July 12, 19, 26
10:00 am-12 noon
Instructor: Lisa Pauciello-Rowe
$95 ($75 members).
Beautiful forms and patterns in nature will inspire our painting, sculpture, mosaic and fabric art projects. Students will be working with brightly colored paints, fabric, metallic foils, beads, glass, handmade papers, and clay as well as found objects. Each student will create work on a canvas, a piece of fabric art and a three-dimensional art work.

Creating a Graphic Novel or Comic Book
Ages 13 and up
Meets 4 times
K10 Saturdays, July 12-August 2
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Damon Reaves
$115 ($95 members)

Do you like comic books and graphic novels? Ever think about making your own? Now’s your chance to learn how! Through a series of fun activities and projects, learn the basics of comic book writing, character creation and page design. It all leads to the creation of your very own comic book or graphic novel!

Painting INside and Out, Kathleen GallagerPainting Inside and Out
Ages 8-12
Meets 4 times
K11 Tuesday-Friday, July 29-August 1
10:00 a.m.-noon
Instructor: Kathleen Gallagher
$130 ($110 members)

 

 

 

Clay Constructions
Ages 7-11
Meets 4 times
K12 Tuesday-Friday, July 29-August 1
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$130 ($110 members)

Have fun with clay! Learn basic building skills while exploring your own creative ideas. Projects include animal bowls, coil vases, wall pottery to hang on your wall and more. Construct several clay projects and paint them too!

Cartooning
Ages 7-12
Meets 4 times
K13 Tuesday-Friday, July 29-August 1
3:00-5:00 p.m.
$130 ($110 members)

Cabinets of Curiosity
Ages 7 and up
Meets 4 times
K14 Tuesday-Friday, August 5-8
10:00 a.m.-12 noon
Instructor: Rachel Bliss
$130 ($110 members)

Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Fun
Ages 7-12
Meets 4 times
K15 Tuesday-Friday, August 5-8
12:30-2:30 p.m.
$130 ($110 members)

Textile Fun: Weaving, Fabric Printing, and More
Ages 8-14
Meets 4 times
K16 Tuesday-Friday, August 5-8
3:00-5:00 p.m.
$130 ($110 members)

Art Around the World
Ages 7-11
Meets 4 times
K17 Tuesday-Friday, August 12-15
10:00 a.m.-12 noon
$130 ($110 members)

Water + Color + Fun
Ages 7-11
Meets 4 times
K18 Tuesday-Friday, August 12-15
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: AnneMarie Robinson
$130 ($110 members)

Discover how fun it is to create art by just using water and color! Make vivid and unique pieces using mixed media techniques such as watercolor, resist, and inks. Students will also gain an understanding of various tools and materials.

Drawing and Painting for Teens
Ages 13 and up
Meets 4 times
K19 Tuesday-Friday, August 12-15
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$130 ($110 members)

Students will develop color mixing, drawing, texture and compositional skills as they incorporate new techniques in their work. Each student will complete finished paintings and drawings from observation. Landscapes and still life will be the main focus as students explore their self-expression.