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Creating Together: Family Fun & Messy Masterpieces(2.5-6 yrs +adult)Full, Waitlist Available
Lisa Hart
Mondays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Oct 16 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $120.00 | Non-Member: $144.00

Join us for book-i...


Creating Together: Family Fun with Clay (3-7 yrs + adult)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Sep 19 - Nov 28, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $187.50 | Non-Member: $225.00

Registration Closed.

Come into the garden with us. We will create family memories by making garden art, planters and outdoor lanterns. Basic hand building techniques will be taught. No clay experience necessary.

Y...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (12/2)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

Experience a new project every visit. Families can enjoy working together to create beautiful artworks in paint, paper, fabric and clay. Guided by teaching artist Jessica Curtaz families will learn together, make together and take home their creative memories. Price includes one guardian and one child, each additional child is $15.

Please call (610) 525-0272 ext. 110 to register for the week(s) that you are intereste...


Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (12/9)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dec 9, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

Experience a new project every visit. Families can enjoy working together to create beautiful artworks in paint, paper, fabric and clay. Guided by teaching artist Jessica Curtaz families will learn together, make together and take home their creative memories. Price includes one guardian and one child, each additional child is $15.

Please call (610) 525-0272 ext. 110 to register for the week(s) that you are intereste...


Creating Together: Family Fun with Clay (3-7 yrs + adult)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $168.75 | Non-Member: $202.50

Do away with your cabin fever and come play with us. Learn basic handbuilding skills and make some exciting projects with your child. Using clay, we will make hot cocoa mugs, design platters with snowflakes and make unique creations and memories. No clay experience necessary.

• Basic handbuilding skills    

Mudpies (4-6 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $168.75 | Non-Member: $202.50

Come play with us and get to know this fun medium called ceramics. Little ones will be introduced to the basics of clay. They will learn about the tools and discover how to build using pinch pots, coils, and slabs. Each piece will be painted and glazed to bring their creations to life. Join us!

• Basic handbuilding skills    

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (1/20)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 20, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Creating Together! (3-6 yrs & adult)
Lisa Hart
Mondays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Jan 22 - Mar 12, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $105.00 | Non-Member: $126.00

Join us for book-inspired, creative, hands-on art making in a nurturing environment. Open to little ones and their caregivers.  We will begin each class with reading and discussing a timeless picture book and then jump into an activity inspired by the story or illustrations. The focus is on individual choice and using our imaginations!  Experiment with paint, clay, paper mache, glitter, collage, and more! ...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (1/27)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 27, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (2/3)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 3, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (2/10)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 10, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (2/24)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 24, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (3/3)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 3, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (3/10)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 10, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Saturday Family Drop-In (3 yrs & up + adult) (3/17)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend along side their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media to printmaking.

Core Takeaways: 
1. Students and f...

Mud Pies (4-6 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 19 - Dec 5, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $206.25 | Non-Member: $247.50

Come play with us and get to know this fun medium called ceramics. Little ones will be introduced to the basics of clay. They will learn about the tools and discover how to build using pinch pots, coils, and slabs. Each piece will be painted and glazed to bring their creations to life. Join us!

Special Treats 
Varying from one day workshops to multi-week classes, these tasty treats are offered once or twice thr...

Sunday Scribblers: Drawing, Painting & More (4-7 yrs) - Morning
John Sigmund
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 24 - Dec 10, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registr...


Sunday Scribblers: Drawing, Painting & More (4-7 yrs) - Afternoon
Karla Pankratz
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 24 - Dec 10, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registr...


Sunday Scribblers (Morning 4-7 yrs)
Alyssa Clinkscales
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 21 - Mar 18, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Let's nurture our creativity and introduce basic elements of art, such as line, shape, color, and texture through exciting projects that let us experiment with a variety of materials. From works of art on paper, to crafty creations, to drawing, painting, and more - this class is a little artist's delight!
 
• Your little artist will explore fine art material...

Sunday Scribblers (Afternoon 4-7 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 21 - Mar 18, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Description:  
Let's nurture our creativity and introduce basic elements of art, such as line, shape, color, and texture through exciting projects that let us experiment with a variety of materials. ...

Paper, Paint & Yarn (6-7 yrs)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Get creative in this exciting class that explores new media from printmaking to knitting looms. Young artists will experiment as they learn new vocabulary, master using new tools and artistic techniques while making beautiful artwork to take home and enjoy. Bring a frien...


Clay Explorers (6-8 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $270.00

Registration Closed.

Discover, learn, and explore in this ceramics class for young ones. Projects will be based on developing students’ clay skills. We will have fun creating animals from pinch pots, vessels using slabs, and creati...


Art Lab (6-9 yrs)
Deena S. Ball
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $270.00

Registration Closed.

This class will celebrate the intersection of science and art. Students will create a wide variety of mixed media projects while learning the fundamentals of art, exploring science and having a great experience...


Drawing Superheroes, Fantasy & Sci Fi ( 6-11 yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 30, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $120.00 | Non-Member: $144.00

Registration Closed.

This course will be a fun opportunity for kids to draw char...


Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (6-12 yrs)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Oct 7 - Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Exceptional Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

Designed for those with cognitive challenges, these classes encourage students to experiment with a variety of media such as clay, painting, drawing, collage and more, in order to build cognitive, physical and social skills. Classes are led by experienced faculty and structured for small groups of children. Volunteers from the community assist the teachers to provide each student with individual attention. Main Line Art Center has completely acce...

A Sneak Peek View of Drawing Superheroes, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (6-11 yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Jan 11, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Sneak Peek Kids
Member: $12.50 | Non-Member: $12.50

This sneak peek will be a fun and interactive preview of this course in which kids will have the opportunity to draw characters from superhero, fantasy, and science-fiction.  Every week will have a new character to draw.

Sneak Peek Week
Is this your young artist's first time to the Art Center? Sneak Peek Week is a great place to start! These quick, low-cost workshops will give you a tast...

Clay Explorers (6-8 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 18 - Mar 15, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $202.50 | Non-Member: $243.00

Discover, learn, and explore in this ceramics class for young ones. Projects will be based on developing students’ clay skills. We will have fun creating animals from pinch pots, vessels using slabs, and creations using coils. Student pieces will be painted and glazed to complete their vision.

• Basic handbuilding skills   

Drawing Superheroes, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (6-11 yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Jan 18 - Mar 15, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $135.00 | Non-Member: $162.00

This course will be a fun opportunity for kids to draw characters from superhero, fantasy, and science-fiction.  Every week will have a new character to draw.  Students will leave each class with a new, finished color drawing.  The class will follow a step-by-step format, so students with little or no drawing experience can learn just as much as advanced students.  Students will also learn about ...

Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (6-12 yrs)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 27 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Exceptional Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for children 6-12 yrs of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized and arts language as well as basic techniques will be introduced. Volunteers from the community help to give each student one on one attention in a caring nurturing environment.


Painting and Drawing (7-9 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $270.00

Registr...


A Sneak Peek View of Mixed Media: Exploring Art Around the World (7-10 yrs)
Alyssa Clinkscales
Sundays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Jan 14, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Sneak Peek Kids
Member: $12.50 | Non-Member: $12.50

Different people and cultures with various traditions and values contribute to the world today. The differences that people share, are what makes the world so unique. Art is one source of communication that is practiced by most people in many ways across the world. This sneak peek of an eight week course is designed to explore various countries and their contributions to  art throughout time. Students will exam...

Hand Building 101 (7-10 yrs)
Christopher Garrett. Bolin
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

In this class, we will explore clay through beginner-level handbuilding projects. The building blocks of ceramics will be taught through hands-on techniques such as slab- and coil-building as well as interactive classroom conversations about the different processes involved in the creation of ceramic art. The students will come away with pots, sculptures, a broad foundation in handbuilding with clay, and an enthusia...

Fantastical Creations (7-10 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Does your child love fantasy and fairy tales? Drawing from the inspiration of unicorns, superheroes, mermaids, monsters, and all things fantastical. We will sculpt creatures, build castles, and design shields, among other projects. Children will use clay to sculpt old and new creatures and create both sculptures and functional artwork.
  
• Basic clay s...

Painting and Drawing (7-9 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills. O...

Exploring Art Around the World (7-10 yrs)
Alyssa Clinkscales
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 21 - Mar 18, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $157.50 | Non-Member: $189.00

Different people and cultures with various traditions and values, contribute to the world today. The differences that people share, are what makes the world so unique. Art is one source of communication that is practiced by most people in many ways across the world. This eight week course is designed to explore various countries and their contributions to  art throughout time. Students will examine valuable art...

Fantastical Creations (7-10 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 - Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $202.50 | Non-Member: $243.00

Registration Closed.

Does your child love fantasy and fairy tales? Drawing from the inspiration of unicorns, superheroes, mermaids, monsters, and all things fantastical, we will sculpt creatures, build castles, and design shields, among other projects. In this class, children will use clay to sculpt new creatures and old and create both sculptures and functional artwork.

Students will learn: Basic cla...

Cartooning and Fantasy Illustration (8-12 yrs)
Tony Squadroni
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 24 - Dec 10, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registration Closed.

Bring your characters to life! Learn a range of illustration skills, from character design to creating your own comic. We explore all facets of cartooning, from superheroes, to Japanese Manga style, to Sunday comic c...


Drawing and Ceramics: Turning 2-D Designs into 3-D Creations(8-10 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registration Closed.

Let's bring your drawings to life. If you have ever wondered how to turn that idea into a 3-dimensional sculpture, now is your chance. Sculpture and hand building techniques will be taught in a fun and social environment. From animal sculpt...


Cartooning (8-12 yrs)Registration Closed
Tony Squadroni
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 26 - Dec 12, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Bring your characters to life! Learn a range of illustration skills, from character design to creating your own comic. We explore all facets of cartooning, from superheroes, to Japanese Manga style, to Sunday comic characters, and more. Develop use of color and shape in ...


Cartooning (8-12 yrs)
Tony Squadroni
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Basic introduction to all facets of the cartooning field, covering everything from superheroes to manga to Sunday comic characters.

1) How to draw characters with pencil  
2) Learning proportion  
3) Character identification  

Cartooning and Fantasy Drawing (8-12 yrs)
Tony Squadroni
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 21 - Mar 18, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Introduction to learning about various elements of cartooning and creating fantasy illustration using the creativity from the student's mind.

1) Learning the basics of cartooning  
2) Developing character study  
3) Creating elements of fantasy drawing&nb...

Drawing & Ceramics: Turning 2-D Designs into 3-D Creations (8-10 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 22 - Mar 12, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $157.50 | Non-Member: $189.00

Bring your drawings to life. If you have ever wondered how to turn that idea into a 3-dimensional sculpture, now is your chance. Sculpture and hand building techniques will be taught in a fun and social environment. From animal sculptures, to coil creations... Let's bring them to life together.

• Handbuilding techniques  

Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga (8+ yrs)
Asher Humm
Sundays 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Jan 28 - Mar 4, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $112.00 | Non-Member: $135.00

Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga are a great introduction to the world of comics and making comics. In this class we learn the basics of comic style story telling, what makes a good story, how they are viewed on a comic page with art, panels, and maybe colors. Each class we do an educational art warm up where we  draw backgrounds, people, proportions, and more, then we work on comic pages based on a different ...

A Sneak Peek View of Animation (9-16 yrs)
Klementina Budnik
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Jan 11, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Children
Program Type: Sneak Peek Kids
Member: $12.50 | Non-Member: $12.50

Get a peak into how to harness the playful power of animation and make your art come to life. Students will learn about hand-drawn, stop-motion, and experimental animation techniques as well as animation art history and home-studio hacks.

Sneak Peek Week
Is this your young artist's first time to the Art Center? Sneak Peek Week is a great place to start! These quick, low-cost workshops will gi...

Animation (9+ yrs)
Klementina Budnik
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 18 - Mar 8, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $210.00 | Non-Member: $252.00

Animation possesses a playful power. Learn how to harness that power to make your art come to life. Students will learn hand-drawn, stopmotion, and experimental animation techniques. Using industry quality software and equipment, students will complete a series of collaborative exercises and independent projects.
  
1. Students will learn about a variety of ...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marea Palmer-Loh
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registration Closed.

In this class, students will be introduced to the history...


Painting and Drawing: Paper to Canvas (10-13 yrs)Registration Closed
Karla Pankratz
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $247.50 | Non-Member: $297.00

Registration Closed.

Use various drawing and painting mediums to develop funda...


Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $202.00 | Non-Member: $243.00

Registration Closed.

Work on the potters' wheel for the first time or strengthen your skills and ceramic knowledge. Learn centering and pulling to make simple forms such as cups, bowls, and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently under the close guidance of the i...


Advanced Pre-Teen Wheel (10-14 yrs)Registration Closed
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $202.00 | Non-Member: $243.00

For return student to advance their technical skills and gain mastery of the potter’s wheel. Learn to center larger amounts of clay and throw in sections t create more complex forms such bowls, teapots and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently under the close guidance of the instructor. Create work ...

Pre-Teen Drawing and Painting (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $270.00

Registration Closed.

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches ...


A Sneak Peek View of Painting & Drawing: Paper to Canvas (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Jan 8, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Sneak Peek Kids
Member: $12.50 | Non-Member: $12.50

Get a sneak peek view of this pre-teen favorite in which students use various drawing and painting mediums to develop fundamental skills, build confidence, and of course have fun! Whether you've taken this class already or never drawn in your life, this brief taste is the perfect way to find out how much fun and learning the full class offers.

Sneak Peek Week
Is this your young artist's first time t...

Pre-Teen Sketchbook (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Use your sketchbook as a means of exploring world around you! Allow sketchbooks to become a playground for ideas where you can take risks freely.  Students will focus on creating drawings from observation while using outdoor and indoor sites on campus. Experiment with a variety of media, while applying elements of drawing including perspective, line, value, color, and composition. Subjects may include the figur...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Work on the potters' wheel for the first time or strengthen your skills and ceramic knowledge. Learn centering and pulling to make simple forms such as cups, bowls, and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently under the close guidance of the instructor. Create work that is both beau...

Advanced Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

This class is for returning students, wanting to advance their technical skills and gain mastery of the potter’s wheel. Learn to center larger amounts of clay and throw in sections to create more complex forms such bowls, teapots and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently un...

Pre-Teen Painting and Drawing (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills. O...

Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Metal and Fire in Miniature! (10+ yrs)
Nash Quinn
Sundays 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Jan 21 - Feb 11, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $90.00 | Non-Member: $108.00

Learn to make metal art the way it's been done for centuries by making your own rings, pendants and more in this exciting class.  You'll learn to texture metal with hammers, cut and shape it with files, connect it with rivets, and of course, soften and solder it with fire!

• An understanding of the different types of nonferrous metal    ...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marea Palmer-Loh
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 22 - Mar 12, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $157.00 | Non-Member: $189.00

In this class, students will be introduced to the history of the potter’s wheel and focus on their wheel throwing skills. Students will learn the basic knowledge of clay, throwing methods, and technique applied in basic forms for this session. Beginners or advance students are welcomed and instructions will be individually tailored to each student. Each student will be encouraged to create his or her own artis...

Painting and Drawing: Paper to Canvas (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 22 - Mar 12, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $157.50 | Non-Member: $189.00

Use various drawing and painting mediums to develop fundamental skills, build confidence, and of course have fun! Learning new techniques, we will strengthen our visual vocabulary and explore different types of subject matter including landscape, portraiture, and pen and ink illustrations. Students work on a variety of surfaces including canvas. Perfect for both new and returning students. Open to ages 10-13.
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Intro to Video Game Design (10+ yrs)
Rachel Stine
Saturdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Feb 3, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $75.00 | Non-Member: $90.00

Get a chance to build your own 2D video game easily and without any prior programming knowledge! Students will learn how digital art is made for games, then how to insert it into the game engine and use basic programming to add animations and controls. Participants will be able to save their created game to take home.

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Costume Design (10+ yrs)
Rachel Stine
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Feb 4 - Mar 4, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $90.00 | Non-Member: $108.00

Ever wish it was Halloween all year round? In Costume Design, we'll discover the steps to creating fantastical costumes, from pen and paper all the way to a finished, wearable product. Students will learn the basics of creating a pattern and sewing, as well as how to draw clothing on the human form. Everyone will leave the class with a wearable costume accessory that they designed themself.


Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Metal and Fire in Miniature! (10-19 yrs)
Nash Quinn
Sundays 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Feb 25 - Mar 18, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $90.00 | Non-Member: $108.00

Learn to make metal art the way it's been done for centuries by making your own rings, pendants and more in this exciting class.  You'll learn to texture metal with hammers, cut and shape it with files, connect it with rivets, and of course, soften and solder it with fire!

• An understanding of the different types of nonferrous metal    ...

Character Creation: The Start of the Story for Comics, Video Games and Animation (12+ yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 30, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Registration Closed.

The course will cover the concept of character design as it relates to...


Creating Comics (12+ yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 18 - Feb 22, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $135.00 | Non-Member: $162.00

Students will learn all about what goes into making a comic.  Each class will cover a different topic, specifically designed to improve the students’ understanding and skill at the sequential art medium.  Topics will include visual storytelling, page layouts, character design, and cinematography.  Each class will also have an exercise utilizing the topics covered that day.  Whether you&rsqu...

Inking Techniques (12+ yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Mar 1 - Mar 15, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $67.50 | Non-Member: $81.00

This course will cover the various techniques when working with India ink.  Students will have a chance to work with tech pens, quills, calligraphy pens, and brushes.  The class will explore the basics of working with ink, as well as specific topics such as lettering and ink wash.  No experience is necessary.

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Creative Classes for Teens with Special Needs (13+ yrs)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Oct 7 - Dec 2, 2017
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Exceptional Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

Designed for those with cognitive challenges, these classes encourage students to experiment with a variety of media such as clay, painting, drawing, collage and more, in order to build cognitive, physical and social skills. Classes are led by experienced faculty and structured for small groups of children. Volunteers from the community assist the teachers to provide each student with individual attention. Main Line Art Center has completely acce...

Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (13+ yrs)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 27 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Exceptional Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for children 13+ yrs of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized and arts language and basic and intermediate techniques will be introduced. Volunteers from the community help to give each student one on one attention in a caring nurturing environment.


Teen Painting and Drawing (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $270.00

Registration Closed.

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young...


Teen Sketchbook (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

Use your sketchbook as a means of exploring the world around you! Allow sketchbooks to become a playground for ideas where you can take risks freely.  Students will focus on creating drawings from observation while using outdoor and indoor sites on campus. Experiment with a variety of media, while applying elements of drawing including perspective, line, value, color, and composition. Subjects may include the f...

Teen Painting and Drawing (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $216.00

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills.

Teen Figure Drawing and Portraits (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Mondays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 22 - Mar 12, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $157.50 | Non-Member: $189.00

Students will be drawing from extended poses with clothed models. Learn to draw the figure by exploring proportion, form, gesture and composition while using a variety of drawing and painting materials.  Study portraiture and the proper methods to render realistic facial likeness. This is an important class for students looking to enhance their portfolio!

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