Art Classes for Children, Teens & Adults

Youth Art Club 

Youth Art Club is designed to introduce students to art through fun, educational projects, in drawing, painting, clay, and media that stimulate imaginations and promote creativity. Students will learn fundamental art concepts and drawing skills as new topics are introduced each week. Current projects include Origami, Portraiture, Perspective, Still Life, Color Theory, Beginning Composition Skills, Lines and Patterning, and fun seasonal projects.  Youth Art Club students explore Art History and Art Vocabulary.

Creative Kids: Arts and Crafts 

This fun hands-on arts and craft design class create with a variety of materials. Class projects include work with clay, mosaics, masks, mixed media, recycled art, seasonal crafts and a variety of drawing and paint projects.

Teen Arts: Mixed Media & Paper Mache 

Classes are designed specifically for teenagers who want to grow creatively and explore visual arts. The teen program is a diverse, challenging and productive course with concentrated development for a young artist's portfolio. Students study drawing, painting and mixed media elements with each project. 

Introduction to Painting - Adults and Advanced Teen 

Whether you've never picked up a paintbrush or are an experienced painter looking to hone your skills and brush up on the basics, this class is for you! We will focus on color, composition and aesthetic sensibilities related to artistic expression. Demonstrations will be performed and

there will be occasional group critiques/discussions but the bulk of in-class time is spent painting with guidance. Painting exercises will become more complex as the class progresses. Projects include: Painting Your Pet, Emulating the Masters, Landscape, Still Life and Mixed-Media Collage.

MAP's Life Drawing Co-op - Wednesdays 6:30PM- Currently on PAUSE due to CV-19

This Drop In Life drawing group is an open, ongoing session for everyone and anyone interested in drawing and painting live clothed models.

Each session is led by a MAP faculty member who is available throughout the session for beginner and intermediate students that desire instruction. Otherwise, this group operates as a co-op for artists of all levels to attend. 

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