Registration

Youth Classes

 After School and Evening Classes are Canceled, January 25

Youth Classes Schedule

Class NameScheduleInstructorDescriptionMaterialsMembers / Non-Members PriceRegistration
Comics and Zines for ages 9-12Mondays, Jan 23-March 20; 3:30-5 pmDaryl 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. No class Feb 20.$180 / $200Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14Mondays, Jan 23-March 20; 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. No Class Feb 20.$70 Materials Fee $270 / $300Register Now
3D Printing for ages 10-12Mondays, Jan 23-Feb 27 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! No Class Feb 20.$20 Materials Fee$126 / $140Register Now
The Art of Play for ages 6-9Tuesdays, Jan 17-March 14; 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. No class Feb 21.$180 / $200IN SESSION
Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting for ages 9-12Tuesdays, Jan 17-March 14; 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. No class Feb 21.$180 / $200IN SESSION
Art Adventures for ages 6-9Wednesdays, Jan 18-March 15; 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.No class Feb 22.$180 / $200IN SESSION
Pottery for ages 10-14Wednesdays, Jan 18-March 15; 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. No Class Feb 22.$70 Materials Fee $270 / $300FULL; please email nick@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
3D Printing for ages 13-15Wednesdays, March 1-29 5:30-7 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! No Class Feb 20.$20 Materials Fee$126 / $140Register Now
Doodle & Paint for ages 6-9Thursdays, Jan 19-March 16; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerStudents will create fun, care-free drawings and transform them into unique paintings. They'll experiment on different surfaces with a range of paint media and unusual tools. No class Feb 23.$180 / $200FULL; Please email karl@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
Advanced 3D Printing for ages 10-12Thursdays, Jan 19-Feb 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$126 / $140CANCELED
Clayworks for ages 10-12Thursdays, Jan 19-March 16; 3:30-5 pmAllison ZitoHand building, pinch pots, and sculptures: students will use ceramic and air-dry clays to create wonderful 3D artwork. They'll also learn techniques for joining, sculpting, and carving clay.No class Feb 23.$70 Materials Fee$180 / $200CANCELED
The Art of Play for ages 6-9Fridays, Jan 20-March 17; 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. No class Feb 24.$180 / $200Register Now
Mural Painting: Think Big! for ages 6-9Mondays, March 27-May 22; 3:30-5 pmErika McCormickAn introduction to acrylic paint on a grand stage! Young Artists will learn foundational drawing/painting techniques while building self-confidence and collaborative group skills. Gaining experience in public art construction and large project planning, students will take their work off the easel and out into the world, allowing them to think, conceive, and create BIG! No class April 10.$180 / $200Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14Mondays, March 27-May 22; 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 Clay Materials fee applied at check-out. No Class April 10.$70 Materials Fee$270 / $300Register Now
Comics & Zines for ages 9-12Mondays, March 27-May 22; 3:30-5 pmDaryl 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! No class April 10.$180 / $200Register Now
Comics & Zines for ages 13-15Mondays, March 27-May 22; 5:30-7 pmDaryl 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. No class April 10.$180 / $200Register Now
The Art of Play for ages 6-9Tuesdays, March 28-May 23; 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. No class April 11.$180 / $200Register Now
Cars, Planes and Boats for ages 9-12Tuesdays, March 28-May 23; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerStudents will combine engineering and art to create vehicles and sculptures out of repurposed recyclables. They'll design and build them, and then use their creativity to test and refine their creations. No class April 11.$180 / $200Register Now
Visual Arts for Homeschoolers for ages 6-11Wednesdays, March 29-May 24; 10:30 am-12 pmAllison 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. No class April 12.$180 / $200Register Now
Art Adventures for ages 6-9Wednesdays, March 29-May 24; 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. No class April 12.$180 / $200Register Now
Mural Painting: Think Big! for ages 13-15Wednesdays, March 29-May 24; 3:30-5 pmErika McCormickAn introduction to acrylic paint on a grand stage! Teen Artists will learn foundational drawing/painting techniques while building self-confidence and collaborative group skills. Gaining experience in public art construction and large project planning, students will take their work off the easel and out into the world, allowing them to think, conceive, and create BIG! No class April 12.$180 / $200Register Now
Pottery for ages 10-14Wednesdays, March 29-May 24; 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 Clay Materials fee applied at check-out. No Class April 10.$70 Materials Fee$270 / $300Register Now
3D Printing for ages 9-12Wednesdays, April 19-May 17; 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$126 / $140Register Now
Crazy Comics for ages 6-9Thursdays, March 30-May 25; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerStudents will develop characters and create environments for them to work and play in. They'll then learn techniques for redrawing their characters in different poses to create story boards, comic strips, and graphic stories. No class April 13.$180 / $200Register Now
Clayworks for ages 9-12Thursdays, March 30-May 25; 3:30-5 pmAllison ZitoHand building, pinch pots, and sculptures: students will use ceramic and air-dry clays to create wonderful 3D artwork. They'll also learn techniques for joining, sculpting, and carving clay. $70 Materials fee applied at check-out. No class April 13.$180 / $200Register Now
Making Mandals for ages 13-16Thursdays, March 30-May 25; 3:30-5 pmAmy FortierIn this class students will learn how to create mandalas (repeating circular images found both in nature and cultures around the world) and will approach their creations through drawing, painting, stamping and mixed media. They'll work on individual and collaborative projects and learn multiple ways to create and use mandalas on their own and in other works of art. This class will meet in-person at AVA; no class April 13$180 / $200Register Now
The Art of Play for ages 6-9Fridays, March 31-May 26; 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. No class April 14.$180 / $200Register Now
Winter ArtStop! for ages 10-14Fridays, Jan 20-Mar 17; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerArtStop is a free after school visual arts program for students in grades 5 through 8.FreeFULL; Please email karl@avagallery.org to be placed on a waitlist
Spring ArtStop! for ages 10-14Fridays, March 31-May 26; 3:30-5 pmKarl NeubauerArtStop is a free after school visual arts program for students in grades 5 through 8.FreePlease email karl@avagallery.org to register for Spring ArtStop

Members receive a discount off all classes and workshops.
All in-person students must follow AVA’s Vister Guidelines

We also offer adult and teen programs:

AVA’s Vision

AVA Gallery and Art Center serves its mission by maintaining powerful exhibitions, vibrant artist studios, and offering dynamic educational programming for artists of all ages and abilities. With an emphasis on building community, AVA also hosts and promotes special events that foster interaction between artists, patrons of the arts and the general public. All of our work is done with the priority of environmental sustainability and with the recognition that art enriches our lives.