2017 Spring Studio Programs / Children & Youth

Ages 3.5 – 5


Art ABC’s
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


Aesop’s Fables
Amelia Onorato
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


Art Explorers
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 classes


Aesop’s Fables
Amelia Onorato
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
Brittany Solem
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
Brittany Solem
Young artists design, build and practice flying simple kites.
Tuesday, May 23, 4:15pm – 5:45pm


Renaissance Remixes
Melissa Skiadas
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
Melissa Skiadas
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.


The Two-Fer

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.