Children's workshops

Let your children explore their inner artist with a workshop! Enrollment is limited so call 828-262-3017 and register today! Advanced registration is required.

Dates & times

Friday, April 24, 2015 12:30pm - 2:30pm Out of the Box Workshop
Friday, April 24, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm Blazing Easels: April in Paris


Out of the Box: Art for Home Schoolers
Second & Fourth Fridays from 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Home School Students (ages 7-16)

A specially designed class for home school students (ages 7-16) 

Blazing Easels: April in Paris
Fridays in April from 3-4:30 p.m.
Children (ages: 7-12)

A workshop just for kids, every Friday in April at the Turchin Center.

June 15-19 , 9:30-11:30
Children (ages 4-6)

Inspired by children's literature children ages 4, 5, and 6 years old will have an opportunity to create an artistic response to the words of well known authors.

Summer by the Sea
June 29 - July 2, 2015 9:30am-12pm
Kids (ages 7-12)

Students will spend the week exploring sea life using various techniques and mediums. 

Painting/Mixed Media
July 6- July 10, 2015 1-4pm
Young Adults (ages 11-16)

Students will learn about painting techniques, using both watercolor and acrylic-based forms of paint.


July 20- July 24, 2015 10am-12pm
Kids (ages 6-11)

In this one week workshop, students ages 6-11 will take inspiration from some beloved children’s book illustrators and artists to create their own illustrations. 

July 20- July 24, 2015 1-4pm
Young Adults (ages 10-15)

In this one week workshop, students ages 10-15 will create hand painted paste papers and craft a one-of-a-kind handmade artist journal.  

July 27-31 , 1-4pm
Children (ages 8-13)

Students will explore color and design as they explore watercolors, acrylic paints, watercolor pencils and watercolor markers under the direction of Dr. Alyssia Ruggiero.

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