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CHILDREN AND TEENS

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.16, to inquire about class availability.
 
Classes are listed by date, most current at the top. Scroll down to see future classes. Select a class by checking the small square to its left. Member pricing is valid only with current memberships. Go to MEMBERSHIPS to purchase or renew. Once you've selected your class(es), select NEXT at the bottom of the page to proceed to checkout.
 
For Workshops:
FAMILY: Indicates an intergenerational workshop with art activities for adults and children to do together. Children must be accompanied by an adult and adults accompanied by a child. All materials are included for making a treasure to take home and memories to keep forever! Prices are per person.
MULTIGENERATIONAL: Indicates a workshop that welcomes students of most ages (see class description for age range).

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A19717 Painting Basics: 20th Century, Saturdays, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Instructor: Virginia Buck
Skill Level: ALL
You will take an art history whirlwind tour through 1900s Europe and America to study three famous art movements: Expressionism, Surrealism and Pop Art. You will explore the color, brushwork and subject matter of famous paintings from each movement, then pick up a brush and create your own painting masterpieces! Let's expressively paint in vivid color, dream and imagine new worlds, and celebrate everyday popular culture together. Class will use water-based paints like acrylics and watercolors.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 6 to 12
No class on October 21
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/16/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 94.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 103.00 ea.

A47717 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill Level: ALL
Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists are encouraged to follow their natural inclinations sketching still lifes, gallery artwork and/or self portraits with the guidance of a seasoned professional artist. This is an experiential, studio style class that offers personal, 1:1 feedback and encouragement. Bring a 14 x 17-inch sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 11 to 16
No class on October 21
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/16/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 11:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 114.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 127.00 ea.

A136W17 Clay Face Tray, Saturdays, September 30 and October 7, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill Level: ALL
Create a serving tray in the shape of a face using the sgraffito technique. You'll apply a colored slip to your clay surface and then scratch a design through the layers to reveal the clay color underneath. On the first class, you'll roll out slabs, cut and shape your trays, sketch designs and then paint with colored slips. On the second class you will carve your designs through the colored slip and add embellishments. Because of the bisque and glaze-firing process, trays will need to be picked up three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 15 / Ages 10 to 15
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/30/2017 and ending 10/7/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 64.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 70.00 ea.

A069W17 Beeswax Art Collage, Saturday, September 30, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill Level: ALL
Buzz into the world of beeswax. You'll learn mixed-media paper collage techniques using beeswax with fiber artist and youth instructor Jenny Stice. See how melted beeswax can bond the layers of your mixed-media collage together, and leave with a "sweet" art project.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 10 to 15
Single class scheduled on 9/30/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 34.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 37.00 ea.

AS10PM17 Sampler Saturday: Kids Art Exploration, Saturday, October 14, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Art Center Faculty
Skill Level: ALL
In this fun sampler class, we will experiment with a variety of artistic media such as drawing, painting, collage or printmaking. Participants will learn basic art techniques and terminology and have many opportunities to explore their own creative processes and interests.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 6 to 12
Single class scheduled on 10/14/2017 at 1:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 23.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 25.00 ea.

B47317 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill Level: ALL
Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists are encouraged to follow their natural inclinations sketching still lifes, gallery artwork and/or self portraits with the guidance of a seasoned professional artist. This is an experiential, open studio class that offers personal, 1:1 feedback and encouragement. Bring a 14 x 17-inch sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 6 to 10
No class on November 25
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/4/2017 and ending 12/9/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 72.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 80.00 ea.

B47717 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill Level: ALL
Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists are encouraged to follow their natural inclinations sketching still lifes, gallery artwork and/or self portraits with the guidance of a seasoned professional artist. This is an experiential, studio style class that offers personal, 1:1 feedback and encouragement. Bring a 14 x 17-inch sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 11 to 16
No class on November 25
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/4/2017 and ending 12/9/2017 at 11:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 95.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 106.00 ea.

B197W17 Color Field Painting, Saturdays, November 4 and 11, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Instructor: Virginia Buck
Skill Level: ALL
Let's paint, splash and drip color on canvas using Abstract Expressionism, the first American art movement from 1940s New York. Learn how to paint loose and free inspired by Helen Frankenthaler's Mountains and Sea painting of Cape Breton. This will be a big art adventure using paints and a brush to capture the grandeur and power of nature.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 6 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 11/4/2017 and ending 11/11/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 34.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 37.00 ea.

B136W17 Holiday Clay, Saturdays, November 4 and 11, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Diane Petron
Skill Level: ALL
Create gifts, decorations, and ornaments with a holiday theme. Specific projects will be your choice - make one or make several. First you will design and create your projects, and then learn how to paint, dip or spray your pieces with glaze. Because of the bisque and glaze-firing process, projects will need to be picked up three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 15 / Ages 10 to 15
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 11/4/2017 and ending 11/11/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 64.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 70.00 ea.

B037W17 Fabric Construction, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill Level: ALL
Get entangled in the exciting world of textiles with fiber artist and youth instructor Jenny Stice! Practice hand and machine sewing skills, assemble a sewing pattern and construct your fashion or quilt design. Design, color, texture and shapes are all considerations in this creative fiber arts class.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 6 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 11/4/2017 and ending 11/18/2017 at 11:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 57.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 63.00 ea.

B137W17 Clay Elf on a Shelf, Saturday, December 2, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Genevieve Chamberland
Skill Level: ALL
Together let's create a playful elf who can sit on a shelf and take part in your holiday festivities. You will sculpt the mischievous facial features of your elf, including their signature pointed ears. Sculpt a hat, hair, and a colorful outfit for your elf's body out of clay. After the kiln firing, you will attach your elf's legs (created by artist-instructor), so they will dangle from a shelf. Projects will be ready for pickup three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 15 / Ages 7 to 15
Single class scheduled on 12/2/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 36.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 39.00 ea.

B128W17 Solar Plate Intaglio Printmaking, Saturdays, December 9 and 16, 10 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Sam Dahl
Skill Level: ALL
Transform drawings and photographs into solar plates which can be inked and printed over and over again. In this class you will learn an easy, non-toxic alternative to traditional intaglio. You will work with professional printmaking equipment, and produce prints like a professional. Students are welcome to bring their own drawings or photos to class.

Enrollment limited to 8 / Ages 10 to 15
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 12/9/2017 and ending 12/16/2017 at 10:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 58.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 63.00 ea.

 

 

2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with
disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art
Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota
Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two
weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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