Youth Art

Arts education matters. Find yourself here. Be something more.

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Whether six years old or sixteen, the benefits to art education are never ending which is why we offer high quality programs with highly qualified Teaching Artists.  The arts encourage problem-solving, creative thinking, collaboration, and individualism all at the same time. Join us in one of our many programs that have the educational mindset at their forefront!


*Looking for programs specifically for children 3-6 years old?
Check out Preschool Fine Arts opportunities!

*Looking for programs specifically for families that Homeschool?
Check out Homeschool Fine Arts opportunities!

*We love having you at regular classes, but are you looking for Camps too?
Check out Fine Arts Camps! 

*We also have some classes and camps at other locations too!

NEW! Drawing Animals LIVE! (Ages 8-15)

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Learn to draw animals with the help of our teaching artists and our animal ambassadors from Ernie Miller Nature Center. Each drawing class will feature one of our animal friends acting as a live model. Our teaching artist will be there to guide you through the process of sketching and drawing an animal who shifts and moves. No experience needed, all supplies included. 


This drawing series features are four different classes with four different animals, sign up for one or all four! Classes will take place at either the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center or Ernie Miller Nature Center, depending on the date. 


@ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center, Hawk- Saturday September 24, 10AM-12PMREGISTER HERE
@ Ernie Miller Nature Center, SnakeSaturday October 8, 10AM-12PM- REGISTER HERE 
@ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center, Owl- Saturday October  22, 10AM-12PMREGISTER HERE

More info on Ernie Miller Nature Center HERE

NEW! Family Art (Ages 6+)

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Come create art with the whole family! Families of up to 5 members are invited to join us for specially created art programs where they can all show off their creativity and make an art piece together. 20% discount on 3rd family member and any family member registered after that up to five. 

Painting- Saturday September 24, 10AM - 12PM- REGISTER HERE
Printmaking- Saturday October 22, 10AM - 12PM-  REGISTER HERE
Ceramic Ornaments- Saturday November 26, 10AM - 12PM-  REGISTER HERE 


NEW! Ceramic Haunted House (Ages 10-15)

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Get creative and learn about clay while making your own ceramic Haunted House during this two-part class. Participants will learn hand-built ceramics and glazing techniques during this class. Our teaching artist will be there to guide you through the process, so no experience needed.

Saturdays October 1 & 8, 10AM - 12PM- REGISTER HERE


NEW! Ceramic Holiday Tree (Ages 8-15)

Small ceramic Christmas tree with glowing lights


Create a holiday classic and custom glaze a 5.5” ceramic pine tree lamp. During this one-time session participants will paint a pre-made pine tree lamp with ceramic glazes any way you choose! Our teaching artist will be there to guide you through the glazing process, so no experience needed. Plastic bulbs, topper and electric tea light included. Trees will be fired in the kiln and ready for pickup around two weeks after the class date. 


Saturday December 3, 10AM-12PM- REGISTER HERE

Mini Ceramic Ornaments (Ages 8-15)

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Make a series of mini ceramics ornaments for the holidays while exploring different ceramics tools and techniques. Ornaments will be fired in the kiln and available around two weeks after the class date.  

Saturday November 5, 10AM-12PM- REGISTER HERE
Saturday December 3, 10AM-12PM- REGISTER HERE

NEW! Ceramic Gingerbread House (Ages 8-15)

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Have you ever wished your gingerbread house would last forever? Get creative and learn about clay while making your own ceramic Gingerbread during this two-part class. Participants will learn hand-built ceramics and glazing techniques during this class. Our teaching artist will be there to guide you through the process, so no experience needed.

Saturdays December 3 & 10, 1PM - 3PM- REGISTER HERE

NEW! Seussical Art (All Ages)

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Come create fantastically fun art before you see Theatre in the Park's production of Seussical The Musical indoors at the Black Box Theater, located at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. We’ll provide the supplies; you provide the creativity. 

Saturday December 10, 1PM - 2PM- REGISTER HERE
Saturday December 17, 1PM - 2PM- REGISTER HERE

More info about Seussical the Musical HERE!

Private Workshops

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Whether you are interested in private lessons, an art birthday party, Scouts badge, or another special event, we can create a special art-filled experience just for you.

Email to inquire

All Fine Arts programs follow the Fine & Performing Arts Refund policy found HERE

Fine Arts program Inclement Weather policy can be found HERE