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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Cubism Collage
Saturdays: March 14, 21, 28; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $35; General Public: $40
Students will learn about Cubism by smashing the world into tiny pieces and putting it together again. We will visit an exhibition with Cubist artworks and learn to create puzzle-like collages of people, places, and things.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson





Art Blossoms
Saturdays: April 11, 18, 25; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $35; General Public: $40
Artists like Georgia O’Keeffe loved the natural beauty of flowers. We’ll look at how artists imitate the colors, shapes, and patterns of flowers and use printmaking and painting methods to let our ideas blossom.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez





 


Comics: Color & Ink
Saturdays: February 28, March 7, 14, 21; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $50; General Public: $60
Gain insight to the traditional methods of adding ink and color to a comic book design. Learn to use artists’ markers, pencils, and more to add drama and excitement to comic book drawings, then finish them off with careful ink outlines.
Instructor: Fredd Gorham

This class is currently full. Click here to add your name and phone number to a wait list.



Canvas Painting: Extreme Close-Ups
Saturdays: April 11, 18, 25, May 2; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $50; General Public: $60
Get up close and personal with your art in this class that will take inspiration from artists, like Georgia O’Keeffe, who made abstracted paintings by presenting extreme close-ups of her subjects. Learn basic acrylic painting techniques as you create magnified paintings of flowers and other objects.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart

This class is currently full. Click here to add your name and phone number to a wait list.



Stuart Davis Skate Decks
Saturdays: April 11, 18, 25, May 2; 1-3 pm
Joslyn Members: $50; General Public: $60
Art by Stuart Davis will provide inspiration for young artists to create skateboard designs with jazz-like rhythm, color, and movement. Soak up ideas in the galleries by looking at abstracted artworks before creating freestyle designs in the studio. Use paint markers, stencils, stamps, and spray paint to apply your design to a skateboard.
Instructor: Kim Reid Kuhn





Home School & Art School
Art School
Art School is a 24-week visual arts program that meets after school for 1st-9th grade students.
For more information about Art School, please click here.

Home School Art School
A 24-week, day-time, art school program is available for home school students, grades 1-9.
For more information about Home School Art School, please click here.