Youth Classes

summer Camps 2021

Members receive 15% off all classes and workshops.

All in-person students and campers must wear masks and follow AVA’s Visitor Guidelines

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Class NameFormatLevelInstructorDescriptionDatesTimesFamily Member Price (15% Off)Non-Member PriceMaterialsRegistration
Fall 2021 Youth Classes
Pottery for ages 10-14 (F21-01)In-personages 10-14Tyler 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 5 students. Mon & Wed, Sept 13-Sept 293:30-5:30 pm$187.00 $220.00 $40.00 Register Now
3D Printing for ages 10-13 (F21-01)In-personages 10-13Laurel 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.Wed, Sept 15-Oct 133:30-5 pm$102.00 $120.00 $20.00 Register Now
Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting for ages 10-13 (F21)In-personages 10-13Karl 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.Tues, Sept 21-Nov 93:30-5 pm$153$180 Register Now
Learning to Look for ages 3-5In-personages 3-5Allison ZitoPreschool artists will discover great works of art; exploring new art materials and practicing new ways of creating art. Students will be read to, play art related games and use many “hands-on” methods while making their art. This class meets in-person at AVA. Wed, Sept 22-Oct 2710:30 am-12 pm$153$180CANCELED
Plein Air Drawing and Painting for ages 10-13 (F21)In-person at the Montshire Museum of Scienceages 10-13Karl NeubauerSpend the afternoon outside, while using a variety of medium - including acrylics, pastels, watercolors, and pencils - to capture the incredible Vermont fall landscape! Bring your energy, curiosity and personal expression to the water and woods of the beautiful grounds of the Montshire Museum. Open to kids ages 10-13. This class will be in-person and take place at the Montshire Museum. All materials will be provided.Wed, Sept 22-Oct 273:30-5 pm$127.50 $150.00 CANCELED
Art Adventures for ages 6-9 (F21)In-personages 6-9Allison 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.Wed, Sept 22-Nov 103:30-5 pm$153.00 $180.00 Register Now
Visual Arts for Homeschoolers for ages 6-9In-personages 6-9Allison ZitoThis is an opportunity for younger home schooled 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. Thurs, Sept 23-Nov 1112:30-2 pm$153.00 $180.00 CANCELED
Worlds of Art for ages 9-13In-personages 9-13Allison ZitoStudents will create work inspired by great works of art from different cultures and time periods. They will discuss connections between that art and important events and inventions of the day.Thurs, Sept 23-Nov 113:30-5 pm$153.00 $180.00 Register Now
The Art of Play for ages 6-9 (F19)In-personages 6-9Olivia 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 will meet in-person at AVA.Tues, Sept 28-Nov 163:30-5 pm$153.00 $180.00 Register Now
Creative Problem Solving and Doing for ages 10-13 (F21)In-personages 10-13Olivia 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 will meet in-person at AVA.Wed, Sept 29-Nov 173:30-5 pm$153.00 $180.00 Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14 (F21-02)In-personages 10-14Tyler 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 5 students. Wed, Oct 13-Nov 173:30-5:30 pm$187.00 $220.00 $40.00 Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14 (F21-03)In-personages 10-14Tyler 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 5 students. Mon, Oct 18-Nov 223:30-5:30 pm$187.00 $220.00 $40.00 Register Now
Digital Animation for ages 9-13 (F21-OL)Onlineages 9-13Paula AllenLearn new skills and get more information on how to make your animations really zing with creativity. Artist / Instructor Paula Allen will give daily instruction and kids will have time to follow along or more advanced students can use skills they have to go to the next levels in this fun animation camp. You will learn basic animation, digital drawing, shading for animation, character design, background design and so much more. If you love to draw let's make those drawings move! This camp meets online via Zoom.Mon, Oct 18-Nov 223:30-4:30 pm$85.00 $100 Smartphone or tablet for animating and another device for watching the class on Zoom. + Flipaclip App. Register Now
3D Printing for ages 10-13 (F21-02)In-personages 10-13Laurel 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.Wed, Oct 20-Nov 173:30-5 pm$102.00 $120.00 $20.00 Register Now