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CHILDREN AND TEENS

*Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in person, or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. 

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.160, 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).

Please choose your registration(s)

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C19719 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

This class introduces children to basic color theory, brush handling, color mixing and specific painting techniques. Taking inspiration from a variety of sources, from local and international artists to popular culture subjects from movies and comics, children will learn to paint with watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints. This is a fun class that sparks children's imaginations and fosters artistic development.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 - 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/12/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 112.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 124.00 ea.

C47319 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 - 10
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/12/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 104.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 116.00 ea.

C197W19 Pop Art Cafe, Two Saturdays, February 9 & 16, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Carly Gernbacher
Skill level: ALL

Our art café is inspired by the pop art paintings of Brazilian artist Romero Britto. You'll paint boldly with vivid colors in Britto's style that combines elements of pop art, graffiti and cubism. On the first day, you will create a pop art landscape or cityscape scene on canvas with acrylic paints. On the second day, you will create a mixed-media portrait. Feel free to bring a photo of a family member, friend, or favorite pet for portrait day.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 7 - 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 2/9/2019 and ending 2/16/2019 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 46.00 ea.

C47719 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 - 16
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/12/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 140.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 155.00 ea.

C19419 Painting Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

This class encourages experimentation with a variety of painting techniques, tools and materials. Learn more about composition as you paint from life and your imagination, color theory and the selection of your color palette, and brush handling tips for best results. Winter session will include both acrylic and watercolor painting techniques.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 - 16
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/12/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 112.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 124.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

Please choose your registration(s)

Step 1:
Prices
Step 2:
Register
Step 3:
Finish
Quantity and Pricing
D19719 Painting Basics, Saturdays 9:30 - 11 am
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL
No class on March 30

This class introduces children to basic color theory, brush handling, color mixing and specific painting techniques. Taking inspiration from famous artists, children will learn to use watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints, on a variety of projects. This is a fun class that sparks children's imaginations and fosters artistic development.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 to 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/2/2019 and ending 4/13/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 95.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 105.00 ea.

D47319 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturdays 9:30 - 11 am
Instructor: Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL
No class on March 30

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"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 to 10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/2/2019 and ending 4/13/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 89.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 99.00 ea.

D47719 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Art Center Facutly
Skill level: ALL
No class on March 30

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"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 11 to 16
No class on March 30
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/2/2019 and ending 4/13/2019 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 119.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 132.00 ea.

D19419 Painting Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL
No class on March 30

This class encourages experimentation with a variety of painting techniques, tools and materials. Learn more about composition as you paint from life and your imagination, color theory and the selection of your color palette, and brush handling tips for best results. Spring 1 Painting Studio explores alternative painting, from using instant coffee to gel medium; Spring 2 Painting Studio focuses on acrylic painting and mixed media.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
No class on March 30
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/2/2019 and ending 4/13/2019 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 95.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 105.00 ea.

D197W19 Pop Art Cafe, Two Saturdays, April 13 and 20, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Carly Gernbacher
Skill level: ALL

Take a whirlwind tour of the pop art movement and the fascinating international artists inspired by popular culture, from the U.S. to Japan. You'll combine acrylic painting with mixed media, paper arts, and printmaking techniques. Sample projects are a self-portrait with a vivid, hand-painted patterned background, or a mixed-media poster that combines collage and relief printmaking.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 7 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/13/2019 and ending 4/20/2019 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 46.00 ea.

DS10PM19 Sampler Saturday: Kids Art Exploration, Saturday, April 13, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Carly Gernbacher
Skill level: ALL

In this fun sampler class, we will experiment with a variety of artistic media such as drawing, painting 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 4/13/2019 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 23.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 25.00 ea.

D199W19 Handmade Comics, Saturday, April 20, 9:30 - 11 am
Instructor: Marika Wasscher
Skill level: ALL

Do you love the book "Captain Underpants" by Dav Pilkey? You can make your own handmade comics just like Treehouse Comix, Inc. creators George and Harold of "Captain Underpants." First you'll draw your super hero or heroine with a cloak, catch phrase (Tra-la-la!) and super power. Then you'll draw a comic panel of your hero adventure, including characters such as an arch-enemy or a pet sidekick.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 7 to 9
Single class scheduled on 4/20/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 21.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 23.00 ea.

E19719 Painting Basics, Saturdays 9:30 - 11 am
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL
No class on May 25

This class introduces children to basic color theory, brush handling, color mixing and specific painting techniques. Taking inspiration from famous artists, children will learn to use watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints, on a variety of projects. This is a fun class that sparks children's imaginations and fosters artistic development.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 to 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/27/2019 and ending 6/1/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 81.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 89.00 ea.

E47319 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturday 9:30 - 11 am
Instructor: Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL
No class on May 25

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"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 to 10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/27/2019 and ending 6/1/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 75.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 83.00 ea.

E47719 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL
No class on May 25

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"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 11 to 16
No class on May 25
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/27/2019 and ending 6/1/2019 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 99.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 110.00 ea.

E19419 Painting Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL
No class on May 25

This class encourages experimentation with a variety of painting techniques, tools and materials. Learn more about composition as you paint from life and your imagination, color theory and the selection of your color palette, and brush handling tips for best results. Spring 1 Painting Studio explores alternative painting, from using instant coffee to gel medium; Spring 2 Painting Studio focuses on acrylic painting and mixed media.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
No class on May 25
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/27/2019 and ending 6/1/2019 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 81.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 89.00 ea.

E24419 Digital Meets Traditional, Saturdays, 11 am -1 pm [NEW!]
Instructor: Carly Gernbacher
Skill level: ALL

Many artists today seamlessly move between traditional art, where they can get their hands dirty, and the "clean" art experience of working digitally. We'll combine the hands-on approach of techniques like pen and ink and watercolor washes, and then move to the digital realm for art-making. You'll be impressed by how many art techniques can be created on your iPad. Note: Please bring your iPad with the Procreate app installed (Procreate by Savage Interactive Ltd.).

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 13 to 16
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/27/2019 and ending 5/18/2019 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 94.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

 

 

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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