2017 Spring Studio Programs / Children & Youth
Ages 3.5 – 5
Expose your child to a variety of media and processes through projects that stimulate imagination and creativity. A different take-home project is explored each week.
Mondays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Members $11 / Public $13 per class
Members $9 / Public $11 per class when you sign up for the series
Young artists create the perfect disguises for their super alter-egos using a variety of materials.
Monday, May 1, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Inspired by classic tales like “The Tortoise and the Hare,” young students learn to draw animals and put them into a small book.
Monday, May 8, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Into the Wind
Laura Provo Parker
Students study works of art that depict kite flying, discuss how kites are made, and build a kite of their own, which they will then draw themselves flying.
Monday, May 15, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
What can you make with a box?
Brittany Solem – New Faculty
Using cardboard, mixed media and their imagination, children create a world larger than life.
Monday, May 22, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Fun with Fibers
Melissa Skiadas – New Faculty
Young artists experiment with various textile techniques and patterns out of paper and yarn.
Monday, June 5, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages 6 – 9
Inspire your child’s imagination and interest in art with fun educational projects in drawing, painting, and mixed media. Students learn fundamental art concepts and art vocabulary. Tuesdays, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Members $16 / Public $19 per class
Members $14 / Public $17 per class when you sign up for 5 or more classes
Students learn the traditional Mexican folk art of embossing metal, known as repujado, using tin foil, paint, and simple tools.
Tuesday, April 25, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Young artists explore the Japanese comic book form know as Manga through a variety of fun, creative exercises.
Tuesday, May 2, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Inspired by classic tales like “The Tortoise and the Hare”, students learn to fold and illustrate a small comic book.
Tuesday, May 9, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Mixed Media Explorations
Children create dynamic abstract sculptures from a variety of materials, such as cloth, paper and wire.
Tuesday, May 16, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Let’s Go Fly a Kite
Young artists design, build and practice flying simple kites.
Tuesday, May 23, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Using a variety of found and recycled materials, such as broken crayons, beads and mosaic glass, young artists re-create famous works of art.
Tuesday, May 30, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Plein Air Painting
Students learn to capture Mystic’s dynamic landscape first-hand, using a variety of painting techniques. Class will take place outdoors, weather permitting.
Tuesday, June 6, 4:15pm – 5:45pm
Ages 8 – 12
Drawing & Painting Fundamentals
Lisa Lyman Adams
Working from still lifes, photographs and other reference material, young artists strengthen their skills in drawing and paint application. Foundational basics like light source, shading and color-mixing will be explored in detail. The teacher encourages returning students to advance their abilities and develop their style.
Wednesdays, 4:30pm – 6pm
May 10 – June 7
Members $85 / Public $100
Ways to Save
Early Bird Discount
Participants may request $10 off any class $100 or more when registering at least three weeks before start date.
Refer a Friend
Participants may refer a friend to any class and both will receive $15 off registration fees of $75 or higher. Both parties must register before discount is applied and register for classes running during the same session. The friend must be a newcomer to MMOA classes.
Any student signing for two classes during the same session will receive $15 off his or her 2nd class (both classes must be $100 or more).
Only one discount may be applied and must be requested at the time of registration.
Art for All Scholarships
Apply on line at mysticmuseumofart.org/learn/scholarships.