Youth Art

Arts education matters.  

Find yourself here.  Be something more.

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!

Don't see the program you are looking for? Let's make it happen then! Email us and we will work with you to create a one-of-a-kind program which will let your creativity flow.


Open Art Studio (All Ages)

EVERY* Friday, 10am-12pm

Let's get creative! Join us as we explore new and exciting materials each week through a TAB Environment (Teaching for Artistic Behavior). This is a drop-in program; no pre-registration required. Cost is $3 per participant with all materials provided.

If participant is under 13, a parent or guardian must be present at all times.

If you have a large group planning to attend, a quick email would be greatly appreciated! Field trips are welcome to attend!

*Excludes holiday closings


Clay Creations (Ages 6-12)

Teaching Artist: Angie Yang

Register: April Session  Saturdays, 11:00am

Moldable clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment.  Your child will have the opportunity to learn how to properly adhere separate clay pieces through score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and how to apply glaze to a finished design culminating in beautiful works of art ready to display!  You are encouraged to register for this class more than once, as the learning process is an ever-revolving door.


Creative and Cultural Arts Lab (Spring Break Camp)

Teaching Artists: Angelina Yang, Program Assistant: Allison Olsen

Register: FULL WEEK

Register: Monday ONLY

Register: Tuesday ONLY

Register: Wednesday ONLY

Register: Thursday ONLY

Register: Friday ONLY

Work with professional artists, dancers, historians, and actors to explore opportunities in cultural and creative arts.  Test out a new art form practice one you already know.


Fashion & Textile Design 

Teaching Artist: Arwen White

Register: Spring Session (Ages 10-12) Tuesdays, 4:30pm

Register: Spring Session (Ages 13-17) Tuesdays, 7:00pm

Learn the foundational concepts for designing your own clothing and fabric materials.  Working with a professional designer, you will have the opportunity to showcase your work, learn proper vocabulary and even create wearable projects.


Homeschool Art Adventures (Ages 5-15)

Teaching Artist: Marcianne Wagner-Heaton, Program Assistant: Allison Olsen

Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation!  Join your friends and go on an adventure into art.  This class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum.

Homeschool Art Adventures (Ages 5-10)

Register: Thursday AM Session Thursdays, 10:00am

Homeschool Advanced Art Adventures (Ages 7-15)

Register: Thursday PM Session Thursdays, 1:00pm

Clay Creations (Ages 5-15)

Register: Thursday April Session (Ages 5-10)

Register: Thursday PM April Session (Ages 11-15)


Pop Up! PillowShop (Ages 11-17)

Teaching Artist: Whitney Manney

Register Here Sunday, February 24, 10:00am-2:00pm

Whitney Manney, fashion designer and founder of the independent label WHITNEYMANNEY will work with beginners to get acquainted with sewing machines and their functions. Students will create a 16 in. x 16 in. pillowcase with a zipper or button closure. This workshop is ideal for youth wanting to learn about sewing.
This Pop Up! workshop is a great start to attending Whitney's other workshops and classes.

Learn more about Whitney at www.whitneymanney.com 


Pop Up! Fabric Marbling w/ Whitney (Ages 13 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Whitney Manney

Register Here Saturday, February 23, 9:00am-12:00pm

Design your own marbled scarf in this workshop. We will work through the design process and science, experimenting with color and pattern to create your own marbled pattern. Each student will create marbled fabric swatches and a stylish scarf. A lunch break will take place mid-day; please bring a sack lunch.

Cost is $40 per participant. Ages 13 & Older.

Whitney Manney is the founder of the WHITNEYMANNEY independent fashion label. Learn more about Whitney by visiting www.whitneymanney.com.


STEAM Kinetic Sculpture Workshop

Teaching Artist: Dani Tuttle

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Register: Ages 6-8 Saturday, 9:00am

Register: Ages 9-12 Saturday, 11:00am

Register: Ages 13-17 Saturday, 1:30pm

As a fun way to introduce physics, students will work to create mobile sculptures inspired by Alexander Calder.


STEAM Prairie Style Architecture

Teaching Artist: TBA

Register: March Session (Ages 6-8) Saturdays, 9:00am

Register: March Session (Ages 9-12) Saturdays, 12:00pm

Register: March Session (Ages 13-17) Saturdays, 2:30pm

Students will discover the Prairie Style movement in architecture, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.