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.


A,B,C....4,5,6 ART, Books, Children
June 15 - 19 : 9:30 - 11:30am
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 - 10, 2015 : 1 - 4pm
Young Adults (ages 11-16)

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


Pictures Tell a Story
July 20 - 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. Using paste paper, students will make playful painted paper collages like the ones found in Eric Carle’s books. They will create expressive drawings of imaginary characters while looking at the works of Dr. Seuss. Romare Bearden will influence an exploration of mixed media collage.

Journals for Young Artists
July 20 - 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.  

Exploring Water Media
July 27 - 31, 2015 : 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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