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Join our experienced faculty of professional artists, certified teachers, and university faculty for another exciting summer of arts exploration, fun and learning.
This summer, choose from:
Arts Explorers for students ages 6-12
6-12 year olds can explore a variety of art materials while learning art vocabulary, art history and the basic elements and principles of art. This summer's theme is "A Day at the Beach" with different activities scheduled around sub-topics for each week. Sign up for one or more half-day or whole day weeks.
"A Day at the Beach" Create beautiful and exciting drawings, paintings and sculptures, inspired by shoreline nature. Study how other artists interpret the natural or man-made environments surrounding bodies of water, and the humans, flora and fauna that habitate in and around them. Afternoon sessions will include one ceramic workshop every Monday.
Whole Day $395 includes materials
Half Day $197.50 includes materials
OPTIONS TO FIT YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE
Whole Day Times 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Half Day Times 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 1:00-4:00 p.m. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.
June 24-28 Shells and Shorelines (#AH1011)
July 8-12 Marshes, Mammals and Birds (#AH1021)
July 15-19 Streams, Brooks, Rivers and Ponds (#AH1031)
July 22-26 Oceans and Sea Worlds (#AH1041)
Early Registration Discount
Arts Explorers registrations submitted before April 30 receive a 10% discount. Need-based scholarships are available, but applications must be received before June 15; call 860-486-1073 for more information.
Mini Workshops short workshops for a short week!
July 1, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Create crazy clay figures and scenery to illustrate a silly story line in this fun class where clay, film and vivid imaginations collide! Students will receive a copy of their final stop-motion animation creations.
Sherie Gage and Ryan Glista
AH1201 $85 includes materials
July 1 & 2, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Make beautiful jewelry for yourself or a friend or family member by using professional grade materials. We'll learn basic jewelry assembling and beading techniques and how to fasten findings for simple and complex necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins or earrings.
#AH1202 $85 includes materials
July 1 and 2, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Make four different personal journals and explore different methods for binding, covering and embellishing your books creatively with materials such as fabric, paper and metal.
AH1203 $85 includes materials
Drawing and Art History
July 3, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Explore the world of drawing through the eyes of great classical, modern and contemporary master artists as you learn about their lives, the era in which they created their art and some tricks of the trade to help you improve your own drawing skills.
Nancy Cooke Bunnell
AH1204 $85 includes materials
Fun with Clay
July 3, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Learn to make a pinch, coil or slab bowl or mug for yourself, a friend or family member. Decorate it with underglaze and we'll fire and put a shiny clear glaze over it for you. All CSA glazes are foodsafe.
AH1205 $85 includes materials
Weekly Arts Workshops