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Children and Teen Classes

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

Spring/Summer 2015

IN THE GALLERIES

ARTMAKING AND STORYTELLING
Ages 3–5, with adult
Sundays, April 12, May 3, June 7
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. Accompanying adult required.

STUDIO ART CLASSES

May/June

PAINTING AND DRAWING FUN
Ages 6-11 years
Meets 6 times
K3B | Saturdays, April 11 – May 16
10:00 am - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Martha Conklin
$160 ($140 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.

 

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Ages 6–11
Meets 6 times
K1 | Saturdays, April 11–May 16
10:00 a.m.–noon
Instructor: Martha Conklin
$160 ($140 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.

SCULPTURE AND COLLAGE FUN (CANCELLED)
Ages 6-11 years
Meets 6 times
K2 | Saturdays, April 11 – May 16
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lisa Pauciello Rowe and Vincent Bush
$160 ($140 members)

Students will explore and play with a variety of materials to create wonderful two and three-dimensional works of art. Clay, cast stone, papier mâché, wire, paint, fabric, mosaics and more!

SCULPTURE AND COLLAGE FOR TEENS (CANCELLED)
Ages 11-17 years
Meets 6 times
K3 | Saturdays, April 11 – May 16
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa Pauciello Rowe and Vincent Bush
$160 ($140 members)

Experiments and adventures with sculpture and collage. Using clay, cast stone, papier mâché, wire, paint, fabric, mosaics and more, students will be introduced to many fine art techniques and processes. Teens can refine their skills in their area of interest or work with a medium they have never tried.

ART ADVENTURES (CANCELLED)
Ages 6­–11

Meets 4 times
K4 | Tuesdays, April 14–May 5
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$115 ($95 members)

Imagine the possibilities with two and three dimensional projects that incorporate techniques from painting and drawing to collage, papier mâché clay and wood. Students will build, design, color, paint and draw to create unique works of art.

PAINTING AND DRAWING FOR TEENS (CANCELLED)
Ages 13 and up
Meets 4 times
K5 | Thursdays, April 16–May 7
4:30–6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing

$115 ($95 members)

 

July/August

CHILDREN’S COMMUNITY ART PROGRAM
Trees and Forest Dwellers: Enchanted Lands and Creatures
Ages 8–18
Meets 10 times
K6 |  Monday–Friday, July 6–10 and July 13–17
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
$140 ($130 members)
Every summer, kids from different neighborhoods meet at Woodmere to celebrate art and community. This year’s theme will come alive as students design and construct imaginary trees and forest creatures. Projects will be inspired by enchanted forests such as the Hundred-Acre Wood of Winnie the Pooh, the lands of Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings, the forests of the Brothers Grimm, the “Forbidden Forest” of The Princess Bride, and others. The finished artworks will be installed in Woodmere’s Children’s Garden.

Woodmere is grateful to the generous supporters who have helped underwrite expenses for this program.

 

SCULPTURE AND COLLAGE FUN
Ages 6–11
Meets 4 times
K7 | Saturdays, July 11–August 1
10:00 a.m.–noon
Instructor: Lisa Pauciello-Rowe
$105 ($95 members)

Students will explore and play with a variety of materials to create wonderful two and three-dimensional works of art. Clay, cast stone, papier mâché, wire, paint, fabric, mosaics and more!

PAINTING INSIDE AND OUT
Ages 8–12
Meets 5 times
K8 | Monday–Friday, July 20–24
10:00 a.m.–noon
Instructor: Kathleen Gallagher
$145 ($135 members)

 

clay, lynn rae fenimoreCLAY CONSTRUCTIONS
Ages 6–12
Meets 5 times
K9 | Monday–Friday, July 20–24
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$145 ($135 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
Magical Creatures
Ages 6–12
Meets 5 times
K10 | Monday–Friday, July 27–31
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$145 ($135 members)

Create your own amazing creatures that no one else has ever seen before!   Clay, metallic foils, wire, paint, fabric, glitter glue, jewels and more will be provided, to construct your very own magical creature!

WATERCOLOR AND PAINTING FUN
Ages 6–12
Meets 5 times
K11| Monday–Friday, August 3–7
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$150 ($130 members)

Discover the fun of creating art by using water and color! Make vivid and unique pieces with mixed media of watercolor, oil pastel resist, and ink and dyes. Students will also gain an understanding of various tools and materials.

DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR TEENS
Ages 13 and up
Meets 5 times
K12A | Monday–Friday, August 10–14
3:00–5:00 p.m.
K12B | Monday–Friday, August 17–21
3:00–5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing
$150 ($130 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, figurative compositions and still life will be the main focus as students explore their self-expression.

EDU_OzPictureTHEATER HORIZON SUMMER CAMP AT WOODMERE
Ages 7–11
Meets 5 times
K13 | Monday–Friday, August 24–28
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Theatre Horizon
$195 ($185 members)

Young actors and actresses spend a week working as an ensemble to create an original play full of drama, comedy, suspense and one-of-a-kind characters. Campers are guided through playwriting basics and fun improvisation games by professional teaching artists. This week, campers will be inspired by a time machine  (the Imaginarium) that can steer to the distant past or the far-off future. The Wild West, Mars in the year 2047, – where we end up, only YOU know!