Youth Classes

summer Camps 2021

Family Members receive a discount off all classes and workshops.

All in-person students and campers must follow AVA’s Covid-19 Visitor Guidelines.

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Class NameScheduleInstructorDescriptionMaterialsMembers / Non-Members PriceRegistration
Fall 2022 Youth Classes
Comics and Zines for ages 10-13 Mondays, Sept 26-Nov 21; 3:30-5 pm (no class Oct 10)Daryl SeitchikComics are not just for superhero fans! Anyone can tell stories through pictures, and this introductory class will show you how. We'll learn how to design our own cartoon characters, build new worlds, tell stories through drawing, and make our own zines. All you need is a pencil, some paper, and your imagination! This class will meet in-person at AVA.$180 / $200CANCELED
Pottery for ages 10-14Mondays, Oct 17-Dec 5; 3:30-5:30 pmTyler MorrisonAn introduction to the potter's wheel, developing the fundamental skills of centering, throwing, and shaping clay. An opportunity for artists of all types to understand and incorporate this traditional and powerful tool into their work. This class will meet in-person in AVA's Clay Studio, and will be limited to 6 students.$70 Materials Fee applied at Check-out$270 / $300FULL; email nick@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
The Art of Play I for ages 6-9Tuesdays, Sept 20-Nov 8; 3:30-5 pmOlivia Janna GenereauxStudents will be immersed in an environment of discovery. Expect the unexpected in solving individual and group challenges.  Using traditional materials in unconventional ways students will gain greater knowledge of the material world that will support the development of abstract thinking and hone individual leadership skills. This class is specifically meant for students new to The Art of Play, and meets in-person at AVA.$180 / $200IN SESSION
From Stick to Figure for ages 10-13Tuesdays, Sept 20-Nov 8; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerThis is a lively and physically active course that teaches young artists elemental figure drawing skills such as gesture and contour drawing. They will also use a variety of 2D and 3D media and learn techniques for their use.$180 / $200IN SESSION
Visual Arts for HomeschoolersWednesdays, Sept 21-Nov 9; 10:30 am-NoonAllison ZitoThis is a comprehensive visual arts course which carefully balances art history and visual art-making techniques with fun and engaging projects that utilize a variety of 2D and 3D art media. Students will observe, explore, investigate, make connections, and create their own masterpieces inspired by great works of art and the natural world. The class meets in-person at AVA. $180 / $200IN SESSION
Art Adventures for ages 6-9Wednesdays, Sept 21-Nov 9; 3:30-5 pmAllison ZitoArt Adventures is an opportunity for elementary school artists to discover great works of art, observe nature, and refine their skills while exploring new and familiar art materials, methods and techniques. Students will observe, explore, investigate, make connections and create their own masterpieces inspired by great works of art and the natural world. The class meets in-person at AVA. $180 / $200IN SESSION
3D Printing for ages 10-13 (session 1)Wednesdays, Sept 14-Oct 12; 3:30-5 pmLaurel PollardLearn how to draw in 3 dimensions on a computer, and to turn those drawings into physical objects - including characters, words and letters, and even jewelry - using 3D printing technology! This class meets in-person at AVA. $20 materials fee applied at check-out.$20 Materials Fee applied at check-out$126 / $140IN SESSION
Advanced 3D Printing for ages 10-13Wednesdays, Oct 19-Nov 16; 3:30-5 pmLaurel PollardContinue your journey learning how to draw in 3 dimensions on a computer, and to turn those drawings into physical objects - including characters, words and letters, and even jewelry - using 3D printing technology! This class is meant for students who already have some experience using 3D printers (in AVA's other 3D Printing Classes and Camps) and meets in-person at AVA. $20 materials fee applied at check-out. (No class Nov 24)$20 Materials Fee applied at check-out$126 / $140Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14Wednesdays, Oct 19-Dec 7; 3:30-5:30 pmTyler MorrisonAn introduction to the potter's wheel, developing the fundamental skills of centering, throwing, and shaping clay. An opportunity for artists of all types to understand and incorporate this traditional and powerful tool into their work. This class will meet in-person in AVA's Clay Studio, and will be limited to 6 students.$70 Materials Fee applied at Check-out$270 / $300FULL; email nick@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting for ages 6-9Thursdays, Sept 22-Nov 10; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerThis class will present students with a visual arts curriculum that includes different ways to approach drawing, painting, and sculpting. Students will explore a wide range of 2D and 3D visual arts media. This is a progressive skill building course sure to enhance every young person’s creative practice. This class will meet in-person at AVA.$180 / $200FULL; email nick@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
3D Printing for ages 10-13 (session 2)Thursdays, Oct 20-Nov 17; 3:30-5 pmLaurel Pollard

Learn how to draw in 3 dimensions on a computer, and to turn those drawings into physical objects - including characters, words and letters, and even jewelry - using 3D printing technology! This class meets in-person at AVA. $20 materials fee applied at check-out. (No class Nov 23)

$20 Materials Fee applied at check-out$126 / $140Register Now
The Art of Play II for ages 6-9Fridays, Sept 23-Nov 11; 3:30-5 pmOlivia Janna GenereauxStudents will be immersed in an environment of discovery. Expect the unexpected in solving individual and group challenges.  Using traditional materials in unconventional ways students will gain greater knowledge of the material world that will support the development of abstract thinking and hone individual leadership skills. This class is specifically meant for students who have already taken The Art of Play, and meets in-person at AVA.$180 / $200IN SESSION
ArtStop! for ages 10-14Fridays, Sept 23-Nov 18; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerArtStop is a free after school visual arts program for students in grades 5 through 8.FreePlease email Karl Neubauer (karl@avagallery.org) to Register