Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Program Notes

  • Each session runs from Monday to Friday, in one or two-week blocks.
  • Different sessions are for specialized for different grade levels.
  • Classes meet from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm daily.
  • Tuition is $240 per week.
  • Contact Marion for additional information: marionabrams@comcast.net

Schedule

Session Dates Grade level as of September 2017 Topic
1 June 19 - June 23 3-8 Paper, Painting and Books. Students will create hand bound books of several kinds, altered book pages using a variety of collage techniques, artist trading cards, and other paper projects. Partial week available.
2 June 26 - June 30 2-6 June 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.
3 July 3 - July 7 1-4 Art and Nature, Younger students. Make art from natural materials such as paper, dyes, wood, clay, and wool and create representations of natural objects in painting, drawing, and sculpture. We do meet on July 4.
4 July 10 - July 14 3-7 Art and Nature, Older students. We will make art from natural materials such as paper, dyes, wood, clay, and wool and create representations of natural objects in painting, drawing, and sculpture.
5 (2 weeks) July 17 - July 28 3-8 Potter's Wheel, Clay and Sculpture. Two week session, must register for both weeks. Includes beginning and intermediate instruction on the potter's wheel. Trimming, glazing, clay hand building, paper mache, and a variety of projects related to clay and sculpture.
6 July 31 - August 4 3-8 Small and Large. New class this year. Tiny paintings and miniature books and dioramas or giant castles and large murals, everything we make this week will be either smaller or larger than usual. We will use collaged papers, paint, and mixed media and will keep sketchbooks of our work.
7 August 7 - 11 2-5 Famous Artists. Our longest running (and Marion’s favorite) program.  Students study the work of and do projects in the style and materials of individual famous artists. Both 2-D and 3-D media and different artists studied each year.
8 August 14 - 18 3-7 World Cultures Arts and Crafts. Projects based on different world cultures from different periods in history and using authentic materials such as ink, dyes, paint, wood, metal and fiber.  Both 2-D and 3-D projects.
9 August 21 - August 25 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 28 - September 1 3-8 Paper, Painting and Books. Students will create hand bound books of several kinds, altered book pages using a variety of collage techniques, artist trading cards, and other paper and painting projects.