Late Winter/Spring 2022 After School Art Schedule

(Registration is now closed for this session)


  • All classes meet once weekly from 4-5:30; All sessions run for six weeks
  • Location is at the historic Howland Cultural Center at 477 Main street in Beacon
  • Cost is $150 per 6 week session which includes all materials and fees
  • Mixed age classes are designed for ages 6-11 yr; Older kid classes are for age 9 & up. (Mature 5 year olds who have completed Kindergarten will be considered for mixed age classes)
  • Current health guidelines issued by New York State will be followed and updated prior to the first meeting
  • Check out the updated student art gallery HERE!

Art Class Schedule and Class Descriptions

Tuesday: Art for Older Kids

March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 19

This class is specifically designed for students ages 9-14 who are ready to take on new challenges with their art. They will learn about perspective, shading, composition and other ways to bring their art up to the next level. They will still, however, be given opportunities to express themselves freely and incorporate their imaginations into their artwork. Over the six weeks students will be able to experiment with a variety 2D art materials.

Wednesday: Clay Creations

March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 20

Learn the basics of everyone’s favorite medium – clay! Clay is a wonderful expressive medium and is ideal for enhancing children’s development on many levels. Students will learn coil, pinch, and slab construction as well as different surface decoration techniques. Returning clay students may choose from new projects. All pieces will be glazed and kiln fired. (Mixed Ages)

Tuesday: Exploring Drawing & Painting

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

Students will learn various art skills while their imaginations are actively engaged in projects that encourage creativity and build skills. They’ll explore a variety of art media such as pencil, pastels, paint, all while learning the basic as well as more experimental approaches to these materials. (Mixed Ages)

Thursday: Clay for Older Kids

May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

Similar to Clay Creations but designed for the older student who is ready to take on more challenging projects. Clay is a wonderful expressive medium and is ideal for enhancing children’s development on many levels. Students will learn coil, pinch, and slab construction as well as different surface decoration techniques. Returning clay students may choose from new projects. All pieces will be glazed and kiln fired. (Ages 9-14 yrs)

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