We know there are a lot of activities for your children and are excited to make Art Adventures, an early enrichment league, on the top of their list.
What do we have in store? Learning from the masters, Multi-cultural art and Contemporary Artists. Children will learn how to paint, draw, sculpt, mosaic, work with plastics, wood, metal and wire.
As well as ART IN THE PARK this spring and a little French along the way!
Each class will take a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art per semester for a Museum Adventure.
New to Art Adventures? CCA (Claire’s Creative Adventures) programs have a 3:1 or even 2:1 student-teacher ratio, myriad material exploration, optional French, as well as lunch & art + after-school programs since 2001 @ All Souls Church.
Join us! Register Today. Proration available.
Wishing you all a very Happy & Creative New Year!
Check out what’s new for CCA in 2020:
$45 TRIAL CLASSES always available for new students. SREAD THE WORD!
For our first museum tour this new school year, we traveled to the Guggenheim Museum of Art!
Our Art Adventurers viewed the Guggenheim’s Artistic License & Basquiat exhibitions exploring lines, shapes and symbols, oh my!
It was all about abstract modern and contemporary art reviewing
our forms & sculptures with Giacometti;
geometric shapes, lines and patterns with Louise Nevelson; negative space, balance & color with Louise Bourgeois;
and finally, use of symbols, words and emotions with Basquiat.
See More of our Art Adventures to the Guggenheim HERE!
With costumes on our minds and art in our souls, we spend time thinking about the benefits these elements have outside of just aesthetics and fun.
For our Sunday reads, we look into the work of Nick Cave for inspiration on artistic costumes with a message of social justice and love for all.
Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and his other art projects
While the unofficial end to summer has waved goodbye, our art waves are still vibing strong for this Fall 2019. We are surfing down memory lane in preparation for an artistically exciting upcoming season!
Here are some favorites of our past fall art adventures! #SeriousThrowbackThursday time
There is still time to REGISTER! DON’T WAIT. Our Art Adventures starts in less than 2 WEEKS! Click HERE for more
Fall 2014. Studio Art Adventures: Plein Air Pastel Drawing exploration
2014. Art Adventures (Ages 4-5) Thanksgiving Mural Fun
2015 Art Adventures. Modern Art Tour at Metropolitan Museum of Art
2016 Studio Art Adventures: Kinetic Magnet Metal Sculptures
2015. Art Adventures (Age 3-4) Eye Spy… Art AND Science
2016 Rendez Vous Art Adventures (Ages 4-5): Mosaic Art
2016. Art Adventures. The Night Before Christmas wink
2018. Mini’s Art Adventures (Age 2-3): Slime Making
2017 Art Adventures. Faith Ringgold Storyquilts
2018. Art Adventures. Jackson Pollock Drip Paint Pants
2018. Studio Art Adventures: Value Study Charcoal Winter Landscapes
2018. Art Adventures: Picasso inspired Cubist Wood Sculptures
2017 Art Adventures: Visiting Artist Series- silkscreen printmaking
Everyone needs support, especially when trying new things.
REGISTER TODAY for CCA’s Art enrichment kid’s league starting this September!
We boast confident, happy & excited children leaving our studio after each class.
What can your child develop?
Parents are often skeptical to over-schedule their children in the fall. School teachers warn parents to keep extra classes to a minimum during transitions.
We find, however, that CCA’s art classes are an exception. Why?
Because they are child-directed. They focus on exploration, as well as whatever is going on that day with each student, and acts as a supportive therapy in their schedule versus an extra “activity.”
Our studio is a place where children can rest from their busy schedules, receive individualized attention and to express themselves with or without words.
We can’t get enough of this Summer Sunshine! That just means time for more en plein air art. But where to start?
1. Choose your medium. Pencil? Pastels? Watercolor?
2. Pick your favorite outdoor spot (don’t forget water & sunscreen!).
3. And CREATE SOME ART
En plein air drawing in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art! (Spring 2019- Met Tour)
Want some more drawing or painting pointers? Try to spot one of our teaching artists at the park or beach…OR EVEN BETTER, JOIN US in the Fall!
This September, take part in our Youth Arts Enrichment League after school with various modern, contemporary, multicultural art classes for ages 2-14.
We will give you step by step instruction in what it takes to draw or paint landscape art …
….& SO MUCH MORE!
VISIT our GALLERY to see our past Art Adventures in Action!
Spring 2019 Met Tour- Graphite pencil Tree Value Study (Ages 6-8)
Happy Summer Art-Making!
Our finale to les Printemps 2019 was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! We took one last art adventure exploring Modern, Contemporary & Fashion Art!
Highlighted exhibits included Epic Abstraction & Camp: Notes on Fashion
Epic Abstraction with Louise Nevelson’s monochromatic installation art exploring overlapping lines and shapes with Ages 2-4
Epic Abstraction with Jackson Pollock’s Drip Paintings exploring abstract expressionism, material use, balance and composition with Ages 6-9
See more of our Met Tour HERE! And see you for our June Art Camp! REGISTER NOW