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The Strand Center for the Arts provides youth scholarships and we encourage you to contact us for guidelines. CLICK HERE to learn more!

YOUTH CLAY

Art Quest: Paper Clay

Monday to Friday, August 14-18: 9am-11am
Instructor: Alyssa Manning
Ages 9-16
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Similar to paper mache, paper clay is a wonderful material for artists to create sturdy 3-dimensional works of art. Students will get to make several pieces during this week-long art quest class. After constructing an interal structure (armature), students will apply paper clay to add details to their pieces which will include an animal sculpture, a mask, a fairy house, and a project of thier choice. Finishing touches will include various ways to add color with tissue paper and/or paint.

$80 Non-Members/$75 Members Materials Included

Clay Slab Nameplate

Tuesday, August 22: 9am-11am
Instructor: Alyssa Manning
Ages 7-16
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

After creating a basic shape and applying different textures to your slab, apply either your full name or your initials to the surface of your textured slab nameplate. Holes can be punched into the slab to create a hanging nameplate for a bedroom or door. Underglazes will be added for color, with a clear glaze applied later for shine.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Try it on the Wheel!

Saturday, August 26: 9am-11am
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 6-12
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessels.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Materials Included

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

YOUTH DANCE & THEATER ARTS

YOUTH VISUAL ARTS

Art Quest: Paper Clay

Monday to Friday, August 14-18: 9am-11am
Instructor: Alyssa Manning
Ages 9-16
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Similar to paper mache, paper clay is a wonderful material for artists to create sturdy 3-dimensional works of art. Students will get to make several pieces during this week-long art quest class. After constructing an interal structure (armature), students will apply paper clay to add details to their pieces which will include an animal sculpture, a mask, a fairy house, and a project of thier choice. Finishing touches will include various ways to add color with tissue paper and/or paint.

$80 Non-Members/$75 Members Materials Included

Melted Crayon Art Camp

Monday to Friday, August 14-18: 9am-11am
Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau
Ages 7-14
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! In this week-long camp, students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other!

$115 Non-Members/$110 Members | Materials Included

Homemade Bird Feeder

Saturday, August 26: 10am-12pm
Instructor: Rayanne Canet
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Students will make bird feeders from recycled toilet paper rolls, bird seed and peanut butter. Make something the birdies cannot help but gobble up! Then get out your cameral and have fun spotting all the visitors your creation attracts when you hang it at home.

******Note peanut allergy - Students will be working with peanut butter.

$15 Non-Members/$10 Members | Materials Included
*Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (Ages 5+). Each additional child is $5.
**Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class.

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

 

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.