Homeschool families have found an artistic home at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center with a program that has continued to grow over the years! While programs are open to all youth, many of the art programs listed below are specifically designed to fulfill the Kansas State Art Education requirements for homeschool families. To inquire about the programs or to request a program of specific content, please email Fine Arts Coordinator, Devin Graham.
Art Adventures (Ages 6-17)
Teaching Artist: Marcianne Wagner Heaton, Program Assistant: Allison Bowman
Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation! This class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum. Homeschool Art Adventures has multiple levels* with recommendations based on artistic skills and classroom readiness. Email if you need assistance determining which might be the right fit for you.
*Level III is by invitation based on classroom readiness and artistic skills displayed in a previously participated class. There are two sessions options available, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 1:00pm-3:00pm.
Register: Level I Thursdays, 10am-12pm
Register: Level II Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
Register: Level II Thursdays, 1pm-3pm
Level III is also available but requires approval. Email to inquire.
Artist Study (Ages 6-17)
Teaching Artist: Marcianne Wagner-Heaton
Set as a singular workshop, this series will allow students to explore an artist in-depth through literature references, biographical histories, and actual art-making in the format of the artist.
Register: January 17 Jackson Pollock
Register: January 31 Pablo Picasso
Register: February 21 Helen Frankenthaler
Register: March 27 Alexander Calder
Register: April 17 Georgia O'Keefe
Ceramics (Ages 6-17)
Teaching Artist: Brook Griffin
Clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking. Learn score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and apply glaze to a finished design.