Course Descriptions

All classes are taught by advanced art education students under the supervision of art education faculty.

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The program fee for classes is $75 for the 9-week session: 8 inquiry days + 1 exhibition day.

  • Morning Classes (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Classes (1-3 p.m.)

 

Kindergarten

Playful Engagements in Art
For our youngest artists who love to explore and learn through play, this art class focuses on multimedia exploration of emergent processes in art making such as drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and 3-dimensional sculpture. The youngest artists experiment with media and will discover together in this energetic and play-based approach to art making.

  • Morning Class (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Class (1-3 p.m.)

 

 

Grades 1-2

Art Investigations: Imagination and Materials
In this class, children who enjoy investigating their fascinations and imaginations will use hands-on art processes as part of a learning community to explore ideas and environments with a variety of media. This class offers a combination of play-based investigations and thematic media exploration in art making.

  • Morning Class (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Class (1-3 p.m.)

 

Grades 3-4

Draw it, Paint it, Build it: Multimedia Making
This class emphasizes thematic inquiry through drawing, painting media, collage and assemblage with found objects. Children experience ways of building up surfaces from mark making, to relief and free standing sculpture, build on technical abilities and creative problem solving skills through experimentation, discovery, and self-expression.

  • Morning Class (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Class (1-3 p.m.)

 

 

Grades 5-6

Storytelling: Connecting To Your Story
For grades 5-6, this course focuses on studio experiences that stimulate and develop young artists’ creative imagination, expression and skills. Today’s storytellers can take advantage of new technologies to transform their ideas into an interactive experience.

  • Morning Class (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Class (1-3 p.m.)

 

 

Grades 7-8

Community and Culture: Designing & Refining Ideas
For grades 7-8, this course combines studio experiences and creative solutions that refine young artists’ ideas and technical abilities. These emergent artists can deeply explore arts media and technique to communicate their ideas concerning community and culture.

  • Morning Class (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Class (1-3 p.m.)