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Youth Classes at The Square!


Little Big Planet Club
Taught by Trevor & Josh Hughes

Learn how to make video games through LittleBigPlanet! All levels are welcome and students will be paired into groups of similar skill level. LittleBigPlanet is a video game that takes the work, play and art of video game design and shrinks it down to an easy–to–do model for beginners!

Beginners:
August 3 - August 7

Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Advanced:
August 10 - August 14

Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Fee: $125/ student per session ($225 for both sessions!)


GRADES K - 2

Parent & Child Pottery (Grades K-1)
Taught by Dino Pfaff

All things messy! Parents and children will get to try their hand at making pottery together. Each team will make a variety of useful pots and get to try their hand at glazing their works of art.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23 - July 9
Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Messing Around with Art (Grades K-2)
Taught by B.J. Buckley

Join us to explore a wide variety of colorful media -- paint, crayon, floating ink, clay, yarn, paper, fabric, and found materials -- to draw, paint, fold, glue, moosh, tear, squish, print, or weave an exciting and unique work of art each week. Parents, teachers, or other adults are always welcome to come and play with us.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23 - July 9
Time: 10:30 – 12:00pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


GRADES 2 - 4

Pottery (Grades 2 – 4)
Taught by Dino Pfaff

No experience necessary! Learn the basics on how to use the potter’s wheel and glaze (decorate) your original pots using a variety of surface treatments.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23 - July 9
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Comic Creations (Grades 2-4)
Taught by Tesss Jacobs

Come explore the world of comics! Students will cover their favorite TV and comic book friends and animals. Then, develop their own individual characters, incorporating drawing, coloring and story-boarding techniques.

Mondays & Wednesdays, July 13- July 29
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


Sculpture Vultures (Grades 2-5)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

An introduction to materials and processes to make 3D Art. Using everything from clay, to cardboard, foam, wood and paper, students will leave the class with several sculptures in a variety of media to take home! Students will leave class with several sculptures in a variety of media to take home!

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23 - July 9
Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


Early Explorers (Ages 2-5)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Join us for museum-based, whole-child learning in the arts. This is an ongoing class that meets weekly to explore a variety of art materials and hands-on gallery activities.

Early Explorers is suitable for Pre-K children (age 2-5) and an accompanying adult.
This is a drop-in class, parents may register at the front desk at time of arrival. Groups are welcome to pre-register.

Thursdays, June 25 – August 27
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Fee: $5/ session or $3.50 members


GRADES 5 - 8

Pottery (Grades 5 – 8)
Taught by Danielle O'Malley

No experience necessary! Learn the basics on how to use the potter’s wheel and glaze (decorate) your original pots using a variety of surface treatments.

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 22 - July 8
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Landscape Painting (Grades 5-8)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Learn to draw & paint the world around you. Students will work both from nature and their imagination to develop compositions that will result in finished paintings at the end of class.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23 - July 9
Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


GRADES 9 - 12

Painting with No Rules (Grades 9-12)
Taught by Tess Jacobs

This class will experiment with unconventional painting media, surfaces and tools. Designed for students 14 and older experimentation will be encouraged and expected. Paint media include oils, acrylics, canvas, and recycled building materials.

Mondays & Wednesdays, July 13th – July 29th
Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Fee: $75 reservation fee


High School Pottery & Raku Firing
Taught by Danielle O’Malley

No experience necessary! If you want to try your hand at using the potter’s wheel, THIS is your chance. Learn the basics of how to make and glaze functional pottery. Students will utilize both mid-range electric glazes and participate in one raku firing for decorative work.

Tuesdays, June 23rd – July 28th
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Fees: $75 reservation fee


High School Paper Arts (Grades 9-12)
Taught by B.J. Buckley

Join us to learn some of the many ways paper can be used as an art medium. We’ll make marbled and paste papers, construct one or more structural books, and sample from quilling, origami, frottage, collage, paper cut and printing techniques.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 23rd – July 9th
Time: 1:30 – 3pm
Fee: $75 reservation fee includes specialized materials