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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).

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E47318 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/28/2018 and ending 6/9/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 97.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 87.00 ea.

E47718 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/28/2018 and ending 6/9/2018 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 130.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 117.00 ea.

E19718 Painting Basics: 20th Century, Saturdays, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Instructor: Virginia Buck

Skill level: ALL
You will take an art history whirlwind tour through 1900s Europe and America to study famous art movements like Expressionism, Color Field 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/28/2018 and ending 6/9/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 105.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 97.00 ea.

E247W18 Photography Fun: Portraits, 5/5, Saturday 9 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Alan Shefland

Skill level: B, AB
Sharpen your digital photography skills with tips and techniques on finding a point of interest and effective framing. You'll learn how to express your unique perspective. Get comfortable with your camera's functions and explore design elements taking single light portrait photos. Bring a digital camera, memory card and your camera manual.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 13 to 15
Single class scheduled on 5/5/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

E198W18 Rainbow Bug Art, Saturday, 5/19, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey

Skill level: ALL
Rainbows are found in the sky and across the earth if you look very closely. You might even be surprised at the rainbow-colored wings and bodies found on the smallest of creatures: insects. In this mixed-media class, you will mix the bright color variations of these iridescent bugs. This class will include drawing activities and working on a 3D air dry clay rainbow bug sculpture.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 5 to 7
Single class scheduled on 5/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 21.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 23.00 ea.

E069W18 Spring Mix: Fiber & Paint, 6/2, Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice

Skill level: ALL
Create acrylic paintings celebrating the new growth on trees and in gardens. You'll get a refresher on handling brushes and color mixing to achieve vivid color combinations. Next, you will add fiber touches to your piece using yarn or wool roving. The yarn will add a geometric overlay that will bring your spring painting to life.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 9 to 13
Single class scheduled on 6/2/2018 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 26.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 29.00 ea.

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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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