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Youth Classes

​All supplies included, unless notated otherwise.

​Mixed Media

​Art Exploration Station

You will have a lot of fun learning and exploring a lot of different art mediums.  Plan on going home with at least one finished masterpiece each class.  All supplies will be provided.  Ages 6-12

​Young Creatives

Explore a variety of art methods including drawing, painting, clay, photography, and more! Create fun and interesting art to add to your young artists’ gallery. All supplies included. Ages 6-12.

​Young Creatives Art Studio

When school is out, art is in! Drop into our youth art studio and explore a range of art mediums including painting, photography, clay, printmaking, glass mosaics and more. You might want to enroll in more than one class because this art studio is a ton of fun! All supplies included, ages 6-12. *If enrolled in a morning and afternoon class of the same day, students may bring a sack lunch and enjoy a social hour with staff supervision.

​Young Creatives Online Zoom Class

Explore a variety of art methods including drawing, painting, clay, and more! From the comfort of your own home, create fun and interesting art to add to your young artists’ gallery, while having a unique, live, experience with our talented instructors! All supplies included and can be picked up at CityArts prior to class start date. Ages 6-12.

​Valentine Printmaking Workshop

Create handmade Valentine's cards by learning the art of printmaking. Student's will design their stamp and carve away their design. All supplies included. Ages 6-12

Silent Filmmaking

Act, direct, and film your own short movie in this Silent Filmmaking workshop! This is a fun, active way to learn about the history of moviemaking. Camera and equipment provided by CityArts. Bring a costume and any script ideas you might want to try! Ages 6-15.

Young Creatives11/9-12/7Tue5:30-7pm$55D. Hughes


​Photography Exploration

In this class, you’ll learn the basics of photography, create a photobook, start a sensory journal and share your photos in a digital photo gallery. CityArts will provide cameras, and no prior photography experience is necessary. Ages 6-12

Youth Photography

Learn photography in a safe, fun, socially distanced outdoor environment. This four week class will give students a basic understanding of how to use a camera, tools for noticing and connecting with their environment, and experiences selecting and editing photos for a book to take home with them after the class has ended. Open to youth ages 6-12. No prior photography experience is necessary. Cameras will be provided by CityArts.

Youth Photography11/13-12/11Sat1-2:30pm$65C. Robertson


​Slab Built Mug

In this two day workshop, students enrolled in this class will learn how to slab build to make a unique & functional ceramic mug. Ages 10+

Bud Vase

In this two day workshop, students enrolled in this class will learn basic coil and slab building techniques to design and create a small handmade vase for fresh blooms. Ages 10+

​Ocarina (Ceramic Whistle)

In this one day workshop, students will learn a brief history of the Ocarina and instructions on how to build their own. Ages 10+

​Teen Pottery

Teens will explore basic wheel throwing techniques, hand-building and glazing. All supplies included. Ages 11-16

Toddler Impressions

Bring your tots in the create something that will last a lifetime! Press your toddlers hands or feet into a slab of clay and create a frame around it to hang on the wall. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult.

Tots N' Pots

​Bring your little one to experience what clay is all about. In this one hour workshop, you and your toddler will make one unique pottery piece on the wheel together. All supplies included, price includes adult and child. Ages 3-5

​Youth Handbuilding

This class is good for youth students who are too young to operate a throwing wheel but would still like to experiment with clay. In this course, students will learn pinch pots, slab building and coil building. An array of projects can be created in this class: doggy/kitty dishes, ceramic shakers, bird houses, animal sculptures., etc. Low pressure and fun for young kiddos looking to create. Ages 6-11

Teen Pottery11/8-12/6Mon5:30-7:30pm$85K. Smalley
Youth Handbuilding11/7-12/5Sun12-2pm$80K. Smalley

Cubism Selfie

Students enjoy drawing and assembling their own unique self-portrait using inspiration from Picasso's cubist portraits.

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Hours of Operation: M-TH: 9 am-8 pm | F: 9 am-5 pm | SAT: 9 am-3 pm | SUN: 12-5 pm