Week-long, full-day programs in collaboration with Molly Cantor Pottery. Children ages 6-12 learn and explore different clay and mixed-media art techniques in creative, fun, studio environments.
Morning Clay at Molly Cantor Pottery 9-11am
Mixed-Media Studio at The Art Garden 12-2pm Sliding scale $90-$120/wk Drawing, painting, collage, mixed-media and small sculpture.
Morning Clay and Art ‘Til 2pm (or 4pm) Clay from 9-11, accompanied walk to The Art Garden, bag lunch, and then mixed-media projects until 2 or 4pm. Sliding scale $200-$250/wk (til 2pm), $250-$300/wk (til 4pm)
Friday Exhibition for Family and Friends at The Art Garden 3-5pm
Program Dates: July 12-16, July 26-30, August 2-6, August 9-13
Ages are flexible. Additional August weeks/schedule changes are possible.
Please register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 625-2782.
SUMMER WORKSHOPS AT THE ART GARDEN
DRAWING PEOPLE (for kids ages 10+)
Participants in this class will explore ways of drawing and painting people using charcoal, pencil, ink wash, pastel, and paint. We will work from costumed models, focusing on gesture, proportion, composition and expression. Instruction will be tailored to individual needs and interests. Instructor: Jane Beatrice Wegscheider Mondays 9-11am, July 12- August 16, Sliding scale $120-$150 (all materials included)
ONE-TIME WEDNESDAYS 2-hour workshops for all ages and families 9-11am Themes and media change weekly. Sign up for one or many!
July 14: Paint Your Own Furniture Use The Art Garden’s acrylic paint to create a unique chair, table, shelf, etc. (Original furniture should be wooden and clean.)
July 21: Treasure Boxes Embellish the insides and outsides of small, hinged boxes, using collage, fabric, paint, beads, buttons, etc. BYO color-copied photographs if you’d like to add them.
July 28: Art and Nature Make art with natural materials, and/or about what you love in Nature.
August 4: Beautiful Junk Extravaganza Transform recycled materials into wild sculptures and magical worlds.
MORE WORKSHOPS TO BE ANNOUNCED HERE
Sliding scale $20-$25 (additional family members get 50% discount). Parents are requested to work/play with children under 6. Please register in advance.
DROP-IN ART-MAKING (for all ages and families) No registration required.
Use The Art Garden’s materials to explore and share your own ideas and interests through art-making. Experimentation, process-learning, and self-direction are encouraged. Guidance with materials and techniques provided when needed.
Summer Drop-in Hours: M-F 2-4pm, Saturdays 10am-5pm
Sliding scale $5-$10/hour, additional family members get 50% discount
Come with friends (and snacks!) and have an Art Party!
Queens, Mothers, Girls, and Goddesses
A 4-week workshop for women exploring ideas and images related to identity, body, and gender, using a variety of mixed media techniques. No prior art experience required.
Tuesdays, 6-9pm: July 20, 27, August 3, 10. Materials included. Sliding scale $100-$120
People, Places, Things
A 4-week workshop exploring different art materials, techniques and subject matter. Fridays, 9-11am: July 23, 30, August 6, 13. Sliding scale $100-$120