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Clay Time Together (3-7 yrs + adult)Full, Waitlist Available
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 18, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $159.50 | Non-Member: $190.50

Beat the winter blues and come join us for some clay play. We will create memories making hot cocoa mugs, snowflakes, and snowmen. Basic hand building techniques will be taught. No clay experience necessary.

Young Classics 
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring,...

Creating Together (3-5 yrs + adult)
Yona Yurwit
Mondays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 18, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $128.50 | Non-Member: $153.25

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 promptly 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, paper mache, model magic, found art materials, recyclables and ...

Saturday Family Drop-In 1/19 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 19, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Hearts on Fire: Valentine Clay Workshop (8+ yrs + adult)
Marcia K. Reiver
Sat - Sat, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jan 26, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $82.25 | Non-Member: $97.70

A one day workshop for an adult and one child (8 years of age or older). Hand build a heart box or wall pocket. No experience with clay needed. Step by step instruction provided to build your piece and glaze.
The workshop will start with making the piece. We will then break for lunch and after lunch we will underglaze. Pieces will then be fired, clear glazed by the instructor and we will let you know when to pick them up. This will a...

Saturday Family Drop-In 1/26 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 26, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 2/2 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 2, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 2/9 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 9, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 2/23 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 23, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 3/2 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 2, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 3/9 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 9, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Saturday Family Drop-In 3/16 (3-10 yrs + adult)
Rose Cocchiaro
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children. Tuition is for on...

Mudpies (4-6 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Jan 15 - Mar 12, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $178.75 | Non-Member: $213.50

It's time to play. Come explore the world of clay. We will learn basic hand building techniques such as pinch pots, slabs and coils to create winter themed projects. From leaf imprints to Coil pots, we will create together.

Young Classics
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring, these 6-8 week classes include an introd...

Sunday Scribblers Morning (4-7 yrs)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

Your artist will be challenged to be creative and experiment in a new way during each class. We will be inspired by famous artists and carry specific themes and techniques through to create our own unique artworks. We will learn about color, shape, texture, and more!

Student Supply List:
Wear clothes that can get messy!
 
Young Classics 
If your young artist is ready to ...

Sunday Scribblers Afternoon (4-7 yrs)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

Your artist will be challenged to be creative and experiment in a new way during each class. We will be inspired by famous artists and carry specific themes and techniques through to create our own unique artworks. We will learn about color, shape, texture, and more!

Student Supply List:
Wear clothes that can get messy!
 
Young Classics 
If your young artist is ready to ...

Clay Explorers (6-8 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 17 - Mar 14, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $213.50 | Non-Member: $255.25

Discover, learn, 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.

Young Classics
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the...

Drawing Superheroes, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (6-11 yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Jan 17 - Mar 14, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $144.00 | Non-Member: $171.75

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 or creature 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 color theory ...

Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (7-12 yrs)Full, Waitlist Available
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 26 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Accessible Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for children 7-12 years of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized. 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.
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Hand Building 101 (7-10 yrs)
Andrew DiDonato
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 15 - Mar 12, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $213.50 | Non-Member: $255.25

In this class, we will explore clay through beginner-level handbuilding projects. We will develop skills through coil-building and slab-building. The students will come away with pots, sculptures, a broad foundation in handbuilding with clay, and an enthusiasm for making.

Young Classics
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring...

Art Sampler: A Little Bit of Everything (7-10 yrs)
Sophia Hajdak
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 15 - Mar 12, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $213.50 | Non-Member: $255.25

Does your young child love art? Do you want to introduce them to a variety of art making techniques including painting, drawing and clay? This class will be a perfect fit for those who want to get creative and learn a little bit about the art history.
 
Special Treats
Varying from one day workshops to multi-week classes, these tasty treats are offered once or twice throughout the year and are per...

Play with Clay! (7-10 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

In this class children will explore the endless possibilities working with clay! From creating idea projects based on mystical creatures, decorative functional forms to sculptural figures. Children will learn the basic of hand building using the basic techniques of coil, pinch and slab building.  
        
Core Takeaways:
• Basic clay sculpture skills    &nbsp...

Painting and Drawing (7-9 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This class provides the 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 ski...

Art Around The World (7-10 yrs)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

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

Drawing & Ceramics: Turning 2-D Designs into 3-D Creations (8-10 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 18, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

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 sculptures, to coil creations... Let's bring them to life together.

Young Classics
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered i...

Cartooning (8-12 yrs)
Tony Squadroni
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 15 - Mar 12, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $213.50 | Non-Member: $255.25

A class designed for the young student to become acquainted with the basics of sound drawing as applied to the art of cartooning.

Young Classics
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring, these 6-8 week classes include an introduction to materials, artistic concepts, and techniques, and teach specific skills that can be built ...

Cartooning & Fantasy Illustration (8-12 yrs)
Tony Squadroni
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This is an introduction to cartooning and character studies, while learning the basic drawing skills of both cartooning and fantasy illustration.    
 
Core Takeaways:   
1) Introduction to basics of cartooning    
2) Character development    
3) Perspective    <...

Comics, Comix, Manga, and Graphic Novels (8-12 yrs)
Asher Humm
Sundays 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Jan 20 - Mar 17, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This class will develop the skill and imagination of your child. Here, we learn about the different elements of comic making including: drawing, figure study, backgrounds, panels, page layout, and writing. Each child will have a fully finished comic that they either made themselves or with another student.
 
Special Treats
Varying from one day workshops to multi-week classes, these tasty treats are offered once or...

Sneak Peek: Winter Fest (Children)
Studio Monitor
Saturdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 12, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Sneak Peek Kids
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

Shake off those winter blues and get your creative juices flowing! Join us for hands-on workshops in jewelry, pottery, handbuilding, drawing, painting and printmaking. Mix and match two, hour-and-a-half workshops to get a feel for the tools and techniques used in different mediums during teaching artist demos and hands-on practice. Kids can sample workshops in illustration, drawing & painting, handbuilding and more...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-14 yrs)
Marea Palmer-Loh
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 11, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $167.25 | Non-Member: $199.75

In this class, students are introduced to the history of the potter's wheel and focus on their wheel-throwing skills. Students learn the basic knowledge of clay, throwing methods, and techniques applied in basic forms for this session. Beginners or advanced students are welcome and instructions are individually tailored to each student. Students are encouraged to create their own artistic works with clay.

Student Supply Li...

Painting & Drawing: Paper to Canvas (10-13 yrs)
Yona Yurwit
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 18, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This class provides the 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.   &nbsp...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

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 beautiful and functional in t...

Pre-Teen Drawing and Painting (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This class provides the 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 ski...

Concept Art: Creating Worlds for Comics, Video Games, and Animation (12+)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 17 - Mar 14, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $213.50 | Non-Member: $255.25

In this class, students will create their own idea for a fictional world and story. Each week, they  will develop a different aspect of their idea, growing it and refining it throughout the entire  course. Students will receive feedback from the instructor and other students, and by the end of  the course, have a well-developed layout for a story within a fictional world entirely their own.

Young Classics
If...

Creative Classes for Teens with Special Needs (13-21 yrs)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jan 26 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Accessible Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for teens 13-21 years of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized through open ended projects that are designed for a wide range of abilities. Basic and intermediate techniques will be introduced. Volunteers from the community help to give each student one on one attention in a caring nurturin...

Teen Drawing & Painting (14+ yrs)
Yona Yurwit
Mondays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 14 - Mar 18, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

This class explores the foundations more deeply with an emphasis on the elements of art: line, shape, form, value, color, space, texture. Develop skills with different drawing and painting techniques as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. We'll cover topics from still life and figure-drawing to mixed media and abstract painting. Projects change each session so that returning students can co...

Teen Wheel Throwing (14-16 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

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 as 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 indepe...

Teen Painting and Drawing (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2019
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

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....