Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Program Notes

  • Each session runs from Monday to Friday, in one or two-week blocks.
  • Different sessions are specialized for different grade levels.
  • Classes meet from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm daily.
  • Tuition is $250 per week.
  • Contact Marion for additional information: marionabrams@comcast.net

Schedule

Session Dates Grade level as of September 2018 Topic
1 June 18 - June 22 2-6 Everything Week #1. There will be a lot of choices of things to try in a variety of media, including projects in each of the major disciplines of art; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and crafts.
2 June 25 - June 29 2-6 Everything Week #2. Same topic as above with different projects in each medium.
3 July 2 - July 6 2-6 Painting and Sculpture. We'll focus on the fine arts and do a wide variety of projects in 2-D and 3-D media.
4 July 9 - July 13 2-5 Art and Nature. Make art from natural materials such as paper, wood, clay, and fiber, and create representations of natural objects in painting, drawing, and sculpture.
5 (2 weeks) July 16 - July 27 4-8 Clay and Sculpture. Two week session, must register for both weeks. Sculpture in a variety of media, including wood and papier mache. Work with several kinds of clay, including beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter's wheel. Trimming, glazing, and hand building.
6 July 30 - August 3 4-8 Large and Small. We'll make tiny paintings and miniature books, and large murals and cardboard sculptures. Everything we make this week will be larger or smaller than usual. Mixed media.
7 August 6 - 10 3-7 Famous Artists. Our longest running program that changes every year.  Students become familiar with the style and materials of individual famous artists by doing different 2-D and 3-D projects in that style.
8 August 13 - 17 3-7 Sewing, Felt, and Fabric. New class this year. Sewing and fabric projects have been such a big hit here that this year we decided to devote a whole week to them.
9 August 20 - August 24 2-6 August Everything Week. There will be a lot of choices of things to try in a variety of media, including projects in each of the major disciplines of art; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and crafts.
10 August 27 - August 31 3-7 Ancient Cultures. Ancient religions and cultures will be the inspiration for our work in a variety of media with projects like Egyptian jewelry, Japanese pottery, Islamic tiles, weaving, and more.