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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Sculpture Study
Saturdays: April 4, 11, 18; 10-11:30 am
This class for small sculptors will teach students to build, assemble, and construct three-dimensional artworks with inspiration from the artists we will visit in the sculpture gardens and galleries.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson

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Print Shop
Saturdays: April 25, May 2, 9; 10-11:30 am
Create piles of pictures in this printmaking class! Students will look in the galleries to find pattern, line, and texture to utilize in relief and collograph prints we will create in the stdio. We will also work collaboratively to create a screen print design for a class t-shirt!
Instructor: Carey Hernandez

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Print & Press
Saturdays: June 6, 13, 20; 10-11:30 am
Young artists will learn simple printmaking techniques to create artful prints. We’ll draw inspiration from artworks in the galleries and create stamps and printing plates full of texture, rhythm, and pattern.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson




Sculpture Study
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25; 10-11:30 am
An exhibition of bronze sculptures by the world famous Auguste Rodin, and other 3D works throughout the Museum, will show us how artists build, carve, and model materials to create sculptures of all kinds. In the studio we’ll sculpt with clay, create plaster casts of our handprints, and more.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez








Photography: Beyond Point & Shoot
Saturdays: March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $98.60; General Public $116
This special class will teach photography fundamentals and encourage students to experiment with techniques beyond the camera to create unexpected images. Students will practice with disposable cameras to learn to arrange thoughtful compositions through the lens. We’ll build our own coffee can cameras to experience the developmental process, and experiment with creating photographs without a camera using sunlight and even chocolate sauce.
Instructor: Andy Smith

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Simple Sculptures
Saturdays: March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2; 1-3 pm
Joslyn Members: $98.60; General Public $116
We’ll test the limits of gravity in this class that will teach sculpture basics. Artworks in the galleries and gardens will be our guide as we learn to use wood, wire, and more to create freestanding sculptures with balance and movement.
Instructor: Emily Mitchell

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Drawing: Fine Figures
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25, August 1; 1-3 pm
This class will teach the tricks and techniques artists use to draw people and make them look real. An exhibition of figurative sculpture and figure paintings in the galleries will be our guide as we learn to use charcoal, artists’ pencils, and pastels to create portraits and figure studies.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez




People Power
Saturdays: August 8, 15, 22; 10-11:30 am
Huge colorful portraits and twisted figure sculptures will be our guide in this class as we learn to make art about people. We’ll visit all kinds of people in the galleries and learn to create sculptures and paintings of the special people in our lives…including you!
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson




Sculpture in Motion
Saturdays: August 8, 15, 22, 29; 1-3 pm
Learn to create like a sculptor as we build large plaster sculptures of people in motion. We’ll look at a special exhibition of famous bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin to see how he masterfully bends and twists the bodies of his subjects to create movement and emotion.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart