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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, October 29th – December 3rd
Time: 12:30 – 2:30PM
Fee: $125/ student per session  


Ai Wei Wei NEVER SORRY
Film Screening & Discussion

The first feature-length film about the internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. In recent years, Ai has garnered international attention as much for his ambitious artwork as his political provocations.

Tuesday, November 15th
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM


K-1st Grade

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.                                                                                                                                 
Wednesdays, October 12th – November 16th
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fees: $45 reservation fee


2nd - 4th Grade

Drawn Together (Grades 2-4)
Taught by Jay Schmidt & Theo Ellsworth

Cut loose and build your creativity with our exhibiting artists. Schmidt and Ellsworth will work with students to help them build compositions that are both unique and collaborative. Individual and large group drawings will be completed using a variety of media. Don’t forget to visit Jay Schmidt’s ‘Winner Takes All’ and Theo Ellsworth’s ‘Thinking Room’, on view through October 10th in the museum’s 1st floor galleries.

Saturday, October 8th
Time: 1:00 – 2:30PM
Fee: $5 reservation fee


All Things Messy (Grades 2 – 4)
Taught by Ashleigh McCann

A wide variety of art materials and a whole museum to explore! Paint, draw and sculpt your way to new ideas.

Mondays, Oct. 17th - Nov. 21st
Time: 4:00—5:30pm
Fees: $30/ student 


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, October 18th – November 22nd
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Puppetry (Grades 2-5)
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Make a series of puppets, develop a play with classmates and perform your work for  friends and family at the end of class.

Thursdays, October 20th – December 8th
* No Class on November 24th  
* Performance Date: December 8th  4:00 – 5:30pm
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee:$35 Reservation Fee


5th - 8th Grade

Drawing & Watercolor (Grades 5 – 8)
Taught by Tess Jacobs

Experience basic drawing and painting methods in this fun introductory class. Students will learn about composition, line, value and techniques in acrylic painting.

Wednesdays, October 12th – November 16th
Time: 4:15 – 5:30pm
Fees: $30 reservation fee


Pottery (Grades 5-8)
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.

Mondays, October 17th – November 21st
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Ages 14 and Up

Open Painting (Ages 14 +)
Taught by Deb Martin

Open Painting meets weekly and welcomes both the first-time artists and those with experience. Those who attend are invited to explore a variety of art materials while enjoying the opportunity to socialize with their peers. Students in this class are welcome to attend once or on a weekly basis.

EVERY Wednesday (October 12th – December 14th)
Time: 10:30 – 12:00pm
Fee: $5 Lab Fee per session


Open Pottery (Ages 14 +)
Taught by Dino Pfaff

Open Pottery meets weekly and welcomes both the first-time mudders and those with experience. Those who attend are invited to explore a variety of art materials while enjoying the opportunity to socialize with their peers. Students in this class are welcome to attend once or on a weekly basis.

EVERY Thursday (October 13th – December 15th)
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Fee: $5 Lab Fee per session


Drawn Together (Ages 14+)
Taught by Jay Schmidt & Theo Ellsworth

Cut loose and build your creativity with our exhibiting artists. Schmidt and Ellsworth will work with students to help them build compositions that are both unique and collaborative. Individual and large group drawings will be completed using a variety of media. Don’t forget to visit Jay Schmidt ‘Winner Takes All’ and Theo Ellsworth’s ‘Thinking Room’, on view through October 10th in the museum’s 1st floor galleries.

Saturday, October 8th
Time: 2:30 – 4:00PM
Fee: $5 reservation fee


Handbuilding Functional Pottery (Ages 14 - Adult)
Taught by Kay Feist
No potter’s wheel necessary. If you’re new to clay, a seasoned potter or have simply hit a wall with your personal creations, this one is for you. Learn the basics of constructing and decorating using slabs to make works that are both exciting to the eye and useful for the hand.

Saturday, November 12th
Time: 12:30 – 3:00PM
Fee: $20/ student (materials included)