Kids Classes; ages 5-7 & 8-12

Joslyn art classes for children ages 5-12 are held on Saturday mornings and afternoons and are led by experienced artists and art educators. Each course includes visits to the Museum’s galleries as an essential component of the art-making experience. Students in Saturday classes are exposed to art-making materials, techniques, and concepts that are unique to Joslyn Art Museum. Advance registration is required and all materials are provided.

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Making Prints
Saturdays: June 3, 10, 17; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $40 per series; General Public: $50 per series
Young artists will learn simple printmaking techniques to create images like magic. We’ll take inspiration from artworks in the galleries to produce stamps and printing plates with texture, rhythm, and pattern.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson





 What’s Nouveau?
Saturdays: July 8, 15, 22; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $40 per series; General Public: $50 per series
We’ll look at exquisite French jewelry for inspiration as we learn about the decorative art movement of Art Nouveau. As we make paintings and prints with decorative designs from nature, even bugs will appear beautiful!
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson






Art Bling!
Saturdays: August 5, 12, 19; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $40 per series; General Public: $50 per series
Kids will learn simple jewelry making techniques to create their very own bling! A collection of French jewelry will provide ideas for our designs as we model clay and string beads to create art we can wear.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson




 


Comic Characters: Heroes & Myths
Saturdays: June 3, 10, 17; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $50 per series; General Public $60 per series
Create your very own comic book character in this class that will use illustrations of classic Greek heroes and myths for guidance. Learn to develop details and attributes to tell your reader what makes your character so heroic or create a fantastic mythical creature!
Instructor: Fredd Gorham





Jewelry Making
Saturdays: July 8, 15, 22; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $50 per series; General Public $60 per series
Learn simple jewelry making techniques to create one-of-kind jewelry from modeled clay, bent wire, and cut metal. We’ll use priceless French jewelry designs from the galleries for inspiration.
Instructor: Therese Straseski





Printmaking: Deco Designs
Saturdays: August 5, 12, 19; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $50 per series; General Public $60 per series
Use printmaking techniques to create Art Deco designs like those we will see in the galleries. We’ll learn to cut linoleum to make block prints, painterly monoprint designs, and more.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart