Children’s classes offer low class sizes and a flexible creative environment. All materials are provided unless specified and our teaching artists art professionals with full background checks and extensive teaching experience.
Enjoy multi-media workshops including art you can wear, pottery, painting and more! Classes range from 1.5 – 4.0 hour time increments. Snacks are provided for 2.5 hour classes. During your child’s art class they will create multiple projects in your theme choice and explore creative problem solving. All classes work on art concepts and building confidence in art skills.
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Drawing and Painting People and Myself (5-8yr olds)
Create life sized paintings on paper of yourself with fun and colorful backgrounds from your imagination. We will also play some fun mixed up body games and an abstract portrait inspired by Picasso.
Saturday March 4th, 2023
9:30pm – 12:00pm (2.5 hours)
Travel the world and learn about different art traditions in different countries. Visit China, Africa, Mexico and more. In this mixed media class students will draw, paint and build. Some projects include three-dimensional African colorful cardboard masks, Oxaccan animals and simple kites. Did you know the kite was invented in China?
Sunday March 26th, 2023
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (2.5 hours)
All About Space
What are the planets in the solar system and what kinds of planetary formations can we point out? Create space paintings and necklaces in this far out class.
Sunday April 16th, 2023
2:00pm – 4:30pm (2.5 hours)
Playing in Clay 6 – 12 years
Experience the pottery wheel and create your own cylinder that we can transform into a Picasso styled face mug. Also included in this workshop is a clay name plaque. Glaze and paint projects will be ready for pickup 3-4 weeks after the class date. We will take a short trip to Civic Square park at lunchtime.
Saturday April 22nd, 2023
9:30am – 1:30pm
Create prints with things you find outside including leaves and flowers. Create a scarf you can wear. Also, turn these items into faces and animals. This class will include collograph or printing with real materials and mono prints, prints from painting on plexi-glass and/or drawing into art foam. Children will leave with lots of handmade drawings and prints and one picture frame to display them.
Saturday April 29th, 2023
9:30am – 12:00pm (2.5 hours)
Can you name all the dinosaurs? Create your own fossils and paper mache dinosaur bones, as well as sculpt and paint these prehistoric creatures and their environments. This class will include a dinosaur hunt in adjacent Civic Square.
Sunday May 7th, 2023
2:00 – 4:30 pm
Spring Flowers for Mother’s Day
Create a spring flower painting based on individual bouquets children can take home for Mother’s Day. Also in this workshop tissue paper and bedazzle the glass vase, create a shrinky dink necklace and a one of a kind card for mom.
Saturday May 13th, 2023
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Creating for 18” Dolls
Cut and sew easy to work with fleece and felt. Draw a new fashion for your doll. Practice simple stitching and with your instructors help create a skirt or dress and accessories.
Saturday June 10th, 2023
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Classes will meet at The Art Lab located at 1030 South Rangeline Road, Suite 270, Carmel IN 46032.
Classes and camps may be cancelled if enrollment does not reach three registrants five days before the class date. You will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued. Whenever possible we will try and run programs.
One week before the class date, or earlier, class refunds will be issued if needed. However, class refunds will only be issued for class credit within the week before class.