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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!

Saturdays, January 31 – March 7
Time: 12:30 – 2:30PM
Fee: $125/ student per session


Early Explorers (Ages 2-5)

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, January 29 – March 19   
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Fee: $5/ session or $3.50 members

GRADES K - 2

Parent & Child Pottery (Grades K-1)
Taught by Danielle O’Malley
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, January 27 – March 3
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
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, January 20 – February 17
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


GRADES 2 - 5

Pottery (Grades 2 – 4)
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, January 26 – March 9
(No Class 2/16)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Art Sampler (Grades 2-5)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Learn about art through galleries the museum! Art sampler will guide students to understand the work of exhibiting artists  - improving skills in drawing, painting, printing, clay and sculpture. Students will leave class with several works to take home!

Saturdays, January 31 – March 7
Time: 12:30 – 2:00PM
Fee: $25/ student


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!

Thursdays, January 29 – March 5
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $30 reservation fee


Drawing & Painting (Grades 2-5)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Develop your drawing skills and learn how to paint in new & exciting ways. Students will work both from nature and their imagination to develop drawn compositions that will result in finished paintings at the end of class.

Mondays, January 26 – March 9
(No Class 2/16)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $25 reservation fee


GRADES 5 - 8

Drawing & Printmaking (Grades 5-8)
Taught by Tess Jacobs

Develop your drawing skills and turn your masterpieces into unique printed works of art. Students will be able to take home both a series of drawings and ink prints at the end of class.

Wednesdays, January 28 – March 4
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $25 reservation fee


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.

Wednesdays, January 28 – March 4
Time: 4:00 – 5:45pm
Fees: $45 reservation fee


Comic Creations (Grades 5-8)
Taught by Tess 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, January 26 – March 9
(No Class 2/16)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $25 reservation fee


Funding for our youth classes are provided in part by: