Children and Teens

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 Winter 2017 Afterschool Classes and Winter Vacation Camps

Click here to view the Winter Vacation Camps Brochure

 

 

ClassFacultyStudent AgeDatesDay & Time
AVA membership is open to all and comes with many benefits.Click here to learn more about AVA membership and to enroll.
January & February
Geometry, Patterns and TessellationsAllison ZitoAges 9–12January 16–February 6Mondays, 3:30–5:30pm
Creative Colors!Kelly GadouasAges 5–8January 18–February 8Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Lego Robotics ClubEdward FieldingAges 8–12January 19–February 9Thursdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Arctic AnimalsChristine Orcutt HendersonAges 5–8January 19–February 9Thursdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Oil Painting StudioDerek BellTeensJanuary 20–February 10Fridays, 4:00–6:00pm
Winter Vacation Camps
Winter Wizard Camp is full. Murray NgoimaAges 5–8February 20 – 24Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Stories in Art AVA member / non-memberAllison ZitoAges 5–8February 20 – 24Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
The Pleasures of Painting is full. Althea GoundreyAges 9–12February 20 – 24Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Aboriginal Art and the Didgeridoo AVA member / non-memberDerek BellAges 9–12February 20 – 24Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Monoprint Madness: Making Prints without a Press AVA member / non-memberStephanie GordonTeensFebruary 20 – 24Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
March
Painterly PrintsDerek BellAges 9–12March 6–27Mondays, 3:30–5:30pm
Art in All Shapes and SizesKelly GadouasAges 5–8March 8 –29Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Lego Robotics ClubEdward FieldingAges 8–12March 9 –30Thursdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Pour, Spin, DripChristine Orcutt HendersonAges 5–8March 9 –30Thursdays, 3:30–5:30pm
Experimental PaintingWendy TuckerTeensMarch 10 –31Fridays, 3:30–5:30pm

 

 Spring 2017 Afterschool Classes and Spring Vacation Camps

Please call the AVA office at 603.448.3117  or email “info(at)avagallery(dot)org” to register.

Please click here to see information on discounts, early drop-off, late pick-up and scholarships.

 

ClassFacultyAgesDates and TimesPriceDescription 
VACATION CAMPS
The Rhythm of ArtAlthea Goundrey P17C01Ages 5-8Monday-Friday, 9AM – Noon$160/members, $180/non-membersMusic will inspire the art created this week. While campers listen to classical, blues, jazz and rock, they will draw, paint, sculpt and design collage. Wait and see, and listen, to what will be on display during the final session studio exhibit.
Shapeworks Karl Neubauer P17C02Ages 5-8Monday-Friday, 1PM – 4PM$160/members, $180/non-membersUse geometric shapes to create organic shapes and put them in imaginative environments using collage, drawing and painting. Students will manipulate the same shapes to craft 2-D animals, people and landscapes and also 3-D free standing sculpture, finding shapes everywhere!
From Stick to Figure to Face and Back AgainKarl Neubauer P17C03Ages 9-12Monday-Friday, 9AM-12Noon$160/members, $180/non-membersFrom Stick to Figure consists of a group of fun-filled frenetic life-drawing lessons that combine traditional drawing techniques with active class exercises and sculpture media. By the end of the week, students will have had a comprehensive skills-based learning experience couched within a framework consisting of activities and games.
UndergroundJulie Püttgen P17C04Ages 9-12Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm$160 /members; $180 /non-membersWhat’s underground? How does the soil keep us & everything alive? What does it feel like to be connected with the earth? We will dig holes, learn about different kinds of local ecosystems, talk with people who know about farming and soil science, and produce large-scale collaborative murals of underground worlds. Hoorah!
Chucks, Make ‘em Your OwnRoger Goldenberg P17C05TeensMonday–Friday, 2:00–5:00pm$160 /members; $180 /non-membersMake your own statement on a pair of Chuck Taylors or any pair of cloth shoes! Students will create their own designs and transfer them onto their own Chucks, Toms or any cloth shoe. At the end of the week students will walk away with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
SPRING AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
Gallery Walk: A Family ExperienceAlthea Goundrey P17C06FamiliesSaturday, June 3, 9AM – 11:00AM$30/members; $50/non-membersSpend time in the AVA galleries and Kira’s Sculpture Garden to look at the exhibited art with new tools for experiencing art. In the studio, families will create art inspired by what they have seen. Parents/guardians will be provided with guidance for bringing the very young to galleries and museums.
Wet and Wild Colors for Preschoolers and CaregiversAlthea Goundrey P17C07Ages 2-4 and their caregiversWednesdays, April 26 – May 17, 9:30AM – 11:00AM$90/members; $110.00/non-membersPreschoolers and their caregivers will experience the excitement of mixing colors with brushes, feathers, hands and even feet! Watch in delight as children discover the changes that take place as blue and yellow, red and yellow and blue and red become green, orange and purple! Limit 6 children w/caregivers.
Bees and Butterflies, Insects in the Web of LifeAllison Zito P17C08Ages 5-8Mondays, April 24 – May 22, 3:30 – 5:30PM$110 /members; $130 /non-membersWe will learn about helpful insects and create sculptures, drawings, paintings and more of our favorite insects. Nature offers bugs in all shapes, sizes and colors. We’ll explore insects in all their natural beauty and then maybe invent some of our own!
Spectacular SculptureChris Henderson P17C09Ages 5-8Thursdays, April 27 – May 25, 3:30 – 5:30PM$120 /members; $140 /non-membersLet’s create 3-D! Using a variety of materials, students will draw, paint and sculpt to create fantastic beasts and the imaginary worlds they inhabit. Think of all the amazing creatures that are just waiting to come to life!
Robots to the RescueEdward Fielding P17C10Ages 9-12Thursdays, April 27 – May 25, 3:30 – 5:30PM$135 /members; $155 /non-members $25 Digital Arts Media Lab fee includedUsing Lego Mindstorms robots, teams of two will create and program autonomous robots to complete amazing rescue missions. Campers will make gains in logical problem solving and better understand concepts of gearing, center of balance, and strength as their robots save the day!
Chucks, Make ‘em Your OwnMaggie Burnett P17C05TeensMondays, April 24 – May 1, 3:30–5:30pm$65/members; $85 /non-membersMake your own statement on a pair of Chuck Taylors or any pair of cloth shoes! Students will create their own designs and transfer them onto their own Chucks, Toms or any cloth shoe. At the end of the workshop, students will walk away with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Japanese Tie-DyePippa Drew P17C10TeensSaturday, May 6, 1-4PM$75/members; $95/non-membersShibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it. Students will learn a variety of techniques to create beautiful symmetries and textures and then turn them into pillows, wall hangings or wearable art.

AVA_F_2017_summercampscover2017 Summer Camps

Please click here to see information on discounts, early drop-off, late pick-up and scholarships.

Please call the AVA office at 603.448.3117  or email “info(at)avagallery(dot)org” to register.

Click here to view the Summer Camps Brochure

 

ClassFacultyStudent AgeDatesDay & Time
Summer Camp enrollment is currently open to AVA members. AVA Membership is open to all. Click here to learn about becoming an AVA member.
June 26–June 30
Architecture Adventures
$160 members, $180 non-members
Christine Orcutt HendersonAges 5-8June 26–June 30Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Art in the Wild
$160 members, $180 non-members
Maggie StoudnourAges 5-8June 26–June 30Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Jungles! In the Thick of It
$160 members, $180 non-members
Allison ZitoAges 9-12June 26–June 30Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Painting Adventures
$160 members, $180 non-members
Christine Orcutt HendersonAges 9-12June 26–June 30Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
July 5–7
Enrollment CAOS Week
$160 members, $180 non-members
Christine Orcutt Henderson Ages 6-9 (older by request)July 5–7Wednesday–Friday, 9:00am–4:00pm
The World Abuzz
$100 members, $120 non-members
Allison ZitoAges 9-12July 5–7Wednesday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Drawing Your Attention
$100 members, $120 non-members
Murray NgoimaAges 9-12July 5–7Wednesday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
July 10–14
Underwater Worlds
$160 members, $180 non-members
Althea GoundreyAges 5-8July 10–14Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Raining Cats and Dogs
$160 members, $180 non-members
Emily BattlesAges 5-8July 10–14Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
All by Hand
$160 members, $180 non-members
Allison ZitoAges 9-12July 10–14Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Art in the Wild
$160 members, $180 non-members
Maggie StoudnourAges 9-12July 10–14Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
July 17–21
Gardens, Sunflowers and Stories
$160 members, $180 non-members
Allison ZitoAges 5-8July 17–21Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Outer Space
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8July 17–21Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Secrets of the Green World-Offered in Partnership with the Dartmouth College Biology Department
$220 members, $240 non-members
Emily BattlesAges 9-12July 17–21Monday–Friday, 9:00am–4:00pm
Art in the Wild at Crossroads Academy
$350
Maggie StoudnourAges 6-9July 17–21Monday–Friday, 9:00am–3:30pm
July 24–28
Under Over!
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8July 24–28Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Recycled Sculpture
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8July 24–28Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Ripe!—Offered in Partnership with the Dartmouth College Biology Department
$220 members, $240 non-members
Anna NuttallAges 9-12July 24–28Monday–Friday, 9:00am–4:00pm
July 31 - August 4
Pueblo Pots
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8July 31 - August 4Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Nature Printmaking
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8July 31 - August 4Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Legends, Dragons and Asian Art
$160 members, $180 non-members
Allison ZitoAges 9-12July 31 - August 4Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Delights of Drawing
$160 members, $180 non-members
Luke EastmanAges 9-12July 31 - August 4Monday–Friday, 1:00pm–4:00pm
August 7–11
Pulp and Deckle
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8August 7–11Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Make your Mark, Go!
$160 members, $180 non-members
Claire CallahanAges 5-8August 7–11Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Sound, Color: Musical Magic! — Offered in Partnership with Upper Valley Music Center
$305 members, $325 non-members
Murray Ngoima and Travis RamseyAges 9-12August 7–11Monday–Friday, 9:00am–4:00pm
August 14–18
Strange Canvases
$160 members, $180 non-members
Hannah BoutinAges 5-8August 14–18Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Fairies and the World of Wonder
$160 members, $180 non-members
Claire CallahanAges 5-8August 14–18Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Robots to the Rescue
$185 members, $205 non-members
Ed FieldingAges 9-12August 14–18Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Edible Creations
$160 members, $180 non-members
Althea GoundreyAges 9-12August 14–18Monday–Friday, 1:00–4:00pm
Into the Woods at Crossroads AcademyMurray NgoimaAges 6-9August 14–18Monday–Friday, 9:00am–3:30pm
August 21–25
Enrollment CAOS Week
$245 members, $265 non-members
Christine Orcutt HendersonAges 6-9 (older by request)August 21–25Monday–Friday, 9:00am–4:00pm
Robots to the Rescue
$185 members, $205 non-members
Ed FieldingAges 9-12August 21–25Monday–Friday, 9:00am–12:00noon
Painterly Prints
$160 members, $180 non-members
Derek BellAges 9-12August 21–25Monday–Friday, 1:00pm–4:00pm