ExpiredOpen/ Art Adventures Studio / Thursdays 4:30-6pm Spring


 

WILLIAM WEGMAN’S PAINTS!  VARIOUS FIELD TRIPS ARE INCLUDED IN OUR SEMESTER.

(1 hour, 30 min.) (Min. 4/ Max 12)

This studio class is a place for students to use the artistic process as a means to make choices to express who they are as individuals.

Students are introduced to modern and contemporary artists using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, specialty pencils, pastels, charcoal, blending tools, clay, wood, plaster, wire, fabric, stop-motion animation and more.  Students also learn techniques to recreate what they see through live model drawing (clothed) and still life.  There will be a focus on portfolio building for older students.  Please visit the Art Adventures page for more information.

Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Students take 2 trips to U.E.S. galleries and Museums during the semester to be inspired in their own processes.  Visiting contemporary artists also share their techniques in this class.  Sketchbooks are kept in class to reinforce topics and to record development throughout the year.

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!  (Curriculum builds each class.)

(16 Weeks)  January: 30   February: 6,13,20,27   March: 5,12   (Off March.19, 26)   April: 9,16,23,30  May: 7,14,21,28 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester directly thereafter.)

Expired10-14 years/ Art Adventures Studio / Wednesdays 4:50-6:05pm Spring


 

en plein air drawing in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art! (Spring 2019- Met Tour)

(1 hour, 15 min.)  (Min. 5/ Max 12)

Children are introduced to modern and contemporary artists and diverse cultures using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, clay, wood, plaster, papier-mâché, wire, fabric, stop-motion animation, recyclables and more! Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Children go on a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester. FRENCH vocabulary is added throughout class.

This class will have a longer class time and will be introduced to more advanced techniques and art vocabulary related to elevated media such as a variety of higher-end artist pencils, pastels, charcoals, canvas & paints intertwined with the use of the above media exploration.

Class size is limited to 12 children. 

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!   (Curriculum builds each class.)

(15 Weeks)   February: 5,12,19,26,   March: 4,11   (Off March.18, 25)   April: 8,15,22,29    May: 6,13,20,27 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester June 8- July3.)  Apply for an INTERNSHIP!

Expired4-6’s Art Adventures / Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 pm Spring


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great for Siblings!

(1 hour)  (Min. 5/ Max 12)

Children are introduced to modern and contemporary artists and diverse cultures using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, clay, wood, plaster, papier-mâché, wire, fabric, sun prints, dioramas, recyclables and more! Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Parents are invited to join us on a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester!  FRENCH vocabulary is included throughout the class.

*Pickup or drop-off is available for All Souls School/Church programs only.

5% Discount for All Souls School Children & Siblings!

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!  (Curriculum builds each class.)

(15 Weeks)   February: 5,12,19,26,   March: 4,11   (Off March.18, 25)   April: 8,15,22,29    May: 6,13,20,27 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester June 8-July 3.)

Expired3-5 years / Rendezvous (Art, Lunch (French) / Wednesdays 12-1:30pm Spring


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1 hour, 30 min) (Min. 4/ Max 12)

In addition to Art Adventures, this fun lunch group will engage in playful directed conversation practicing art (& *French)vocabulary and phrases, encourage children to interact as a group, learn sharing and turn taking with an emphasis on social development and responsibility. *French vocabulary is added to any Rendezvous class upon request.

Students will take a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester. Lunch is either before or after art depending on class time. Children bring a NUT-FREE packed lunch.

Class size is limited to 12 children.

*Pickup or drop-off is available for All Souls School & Church programs only.

5% Discount for All Souls School Children & Siblings!

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!  (Curriculum builds each class.)

(15 Weeks)   February: 5,12,19,26,   March: 4,11   (Off March.18, 25)   April: 8,15,22,29    May: 6,13,20,27 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester June 8- July3.)

Expired4-6’s / Art Adventures / Tuesdays 3-4pm Spring


(1 hour)  (Min. 5/ Max 12)

Children are introduced to modern and contemporary artists and diverse cultures using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, clay, wood, plaster, papier-mâché, wire, fabric, sun prints, dioramas, recyclables and more! Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Parents are invited to join us on a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester!  FRENCH vocabulary is included throughout the class.

*Pickup or drop-off is available for All Souls School/Church programs only.

5% Discount for All Souls School Children & Siblings!

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!  (Curriculum builds each class.)

(15 Weeks)   February: 4,11,18,25   March: 3,10,31   (Off March.17, 24)   April: 7,14,21,28    May: 5,12,19,26 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester June 8-July 3.)

Expired7-10 years / Art Adventures Studio / Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30pm Spring


 

 

 

 

(1 hour)  (Min. 4/ Max 12)

STUDENT ART EXHIBITION!  Empowering students to exhibit, CCA coordinates art shows to display their work.  Next exhibition:

Children are introduced to modern and contemporary artists and diverse cultures using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, clay, wood, plaster, papier-mâché, wire, fabric, stop-motion animation, dioramas, recyclables and more! Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Parents are invited to join us on a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester!

Class size is limited to 10 children.

5% Discount for siblings!

Click “Pre-Register” to enroll, or to inquire about a class!  (Curriculum builds each class.)

(15 Weeks)   February: 4,11,18,25   March: 3,10,31   (Off March.17, 24)   April: 7,14,21,28    May: 5,12,19,26 (Curriculum continues with the Summer Semester June 8-July 3.)

ActiveAdventures YOU Create- Choose Day / Time


 

Would you like to create your OWN Group Art Adventure class time?  Click “Pre-Register”and tell us more!  Don’t have a group?  No problem… Let us know days & times you are (your child is) available.

Children are introduced to modern and contemporary artists and diverse cultures using a wide variety of media and techniques including: paint, clay, wood, plaster, papier-mâché, wire, fabric, sun prints, dioramas, recyclables and more!

Myriad museums and galleries of NYC provide us with ample ideas from which to create, keeping our curriculum current with the art world of today. Parents are invited to join us on a trip to a NYC museum or gallery each semester. French may be added to any class or workshop upon request!

Click “Pre-Register” to tell us about YOUR adventure!

Minimum 4 children/ Maximum 12 children. *Pickup or drop-off is available for All Souls School only.  Workshops are generally on Saturdays.  Semesters run 9-16 weeks (Proration available.)  All registrations and payments are due prior to class attendance.

*Class Requests must be at least 1-2 weeks in advance.  (All Days/Times are based on availability and are not guaranteed.)

 

DIY Snowman Dough Recipe-East Coast Tuesday Project!

It’s coming down in buckets the snow! So why not have some fun with a cup of hot cocoa, popcorn and this simple kids’ project with household items:

SNOWMEN:  Dough (below), sticks/ Popsicle sticks, felt/ paper or even stickers, glue or gluestick, a baby carrot, buttons or found objects, large bowl, measuring cup, spoon/stirring tool.

Dough snowman

Take turns (a good learning opp.) with each ingredient, including mixing.  Mix dry ingredients first.  Then add the water slowly.  Stir well, then, mix with hands: Squeeze, press, pull; Build muscles in those hands and arms!  Use both together then wash (FYI: Avoid if any cuts on hands, as salt may irritate or hurt.)

  1. Separate and play with it, use tools or just hands, how many things can you do?  When finished:
  2. Roll 3 balls of 3 sizes and stack
  3. Cut various paper for hat & glue onto top of popcycle stick, then press into center of snowman
  4. Decorate w/ buttons, eyes, sticks, etc.
  5. Add a carrot for the nose, it will be fun to watch over time.

Recipe per person (makes 2 snowmen):  ½ cup salt, 1 cup flour, 1/3-1/2 half cup water.   Another trick? To make it air dry in about a day, use a teaspoon of Alum! (Available in any pharmacy, yes it’s safe.)

Don’t eat the dough, it’s not sweet like cookies!

Related for younger: “Frosty the Snowman”, “Let it Snow”, “Dough is for rolling, rolling, rolling, dough is for rolling on a winter’s day”

DIY Chritstmas Tree Project for Kids

Picture an outline of a fir tree, star on top, colored in, on poster board or foam core…  Poke holes with a pencil.  Take colored Xmas lights and push through the openings!  Voila!

Make a large tree, and buy the shortest lights:)  Color it in with markers using repeated strokes or scribbles. Have fun with your kids.  Put it in a window.  If you try it, send us pics to post!