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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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A19718 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 to 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/22/2018 and ending 10/13/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 64.00 ea.

A19218 Illustrator Studio, Saturdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey
Skill level: ALL

For everyone who likes telling stories visually, this class is for you. You'll hone your drawing skills as you develop character sketches and background settings. Illustrations may be based on your own stories, or those from well-known fairy tales or books. Sample projects include illustrating what comes next after our favorite fairy tale's "happily ever after" ending, or collaborating on a zine filled with original images.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 7 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/22/2018 and ending 10/13/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 82.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

A16018 Ceramics: Wheel & Hand, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Jessica Gotkin
Skill level: ALL

This is a great introductory class for youth who want to learn about handbuilding and wheel-thrown pottery. Through step-by-step demonstrations, you will develop skills and familiarity with wheel and hand techniques. Discussions on how to decorate and glaze your pots will also be covered. Participation in this class does not include the use of open studio time. Participants will need to purchase clay and firing fees in addition to the class fee. Bring a towel and dress for mess! All skill levels welcome.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 10 to 15
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/22/2018 and ending 10/27/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

A19418 Painting Studio: Acrylics, 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. Fall 1 Painting Studio focuses on acrylic painting techniques; Fall 2 Painting Studio focuses on mixed-media painting explorations.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 9/22/2018 and ending 10/13/2018 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 64.00 ea.

A19318 Collaborative Comics, Saturdays, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey
Skill level: ALL

Join a creative team that together will develop a story for a comic book or zine format. Let's switch up the artistic hats as you create original stories together, moving from writer to thumbnail sketch artist to inker to colorist. Each artist contributes a different design element to the story, resulting in a truly collaborative zine that is more than the sum of its parts.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/22/2018 and ending 10/13/2018 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 82.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

B47318 Youth Drawing Studio: Nature, Saturdays, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey
Skill Level: ALL

Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists will hone their observational drawing skills in this experiential, open studio class that offers 1:1 feedback and encouragement. This fall, our youth drawing studio explores the plants and animals found in the natural world. Your drawings will reveal the inspiring lines, shapes, colors and patterns in nature. 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 11/3/2018 and ending 12/8/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 81.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 73.00 ea.

B19718 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 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 to 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/3/2018 and ending 12/1/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 64.00 ea.

B16018 Ceramics: Wheel & Hand, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Jessica Gotkin
Skill Level: ALL

This is a great introductory class for youth who want to learn about handbuilding and wheel-thrown pottery. Through step-by-step demonstrations, you will develop skills and familiarity with wheel and hand techniques. Discussions on how to decorate and glaze your pots will also be covered. Participation in this class does not include the use of open studio time. Participants will need to purchase clay and firing fees in addition to the class fee. Bring a towel and dress for mess! All skill levels welcome.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 10 to 15
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/3/2018 and ending 12/8/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

B47718 Tween Drawing Studio: STEAM, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey
Skill Level: ALL

Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists will hone their observational drawing skills in this experiential, open studio class that offers 1:1 feedback and encouragement. This fall, our tween drawing studio is guided by a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) approach. Expand your visual art skill set while making connections to other disciplines and ways of thinking. 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 11/3/2018 and ending 12/8/2018 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 108.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 97.00 ea.

B19418 Painting Studio: Mixed-Media, 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. Fall 1 Painting Studio focuses on acrylic painting techniques; Fall 2 Painting Studio focuses on mixed-media painting explorations.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/3/2018 and ending 12/1/2018 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 64.00 ea.

B247W18 Photography Fun: Portraits, Saturday, November 10, 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 11/10/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 47.00 ea.

B137W18 Under the Sea (Clay), Saturday, November 17, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Genevieve Chamberland
Skill Level: ALL

What will you find when you dive under the sea, ceramic-style? In this class, you will find a giant octopus or an enchanted mermaid awaiting. You will sculpt the features of your particular sea creature, down to the suckers on an octopus' arms or a mermaid's tail scales. Then, decorate and paint your pottery with a colorful slip. Because of the bisque and glaze firing process, projects will be ready for pickup three weeks after the class.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 7 to 15
Single class scheduled on 11/17/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 36.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 39.00 ea.

B127W18 Screenprint T-shirts, Saturday, November 17, 1:30-4 p.m.
Instructor: Stephanie Frey
Skill Level: ALL

Explore simple DIY methods for transferring original designs to your T-shirts with a silkscreen. You'll go from a design sketch to a ready-to-wear T-shirt in this workshop. Learn how to create masks and stencils for a silkscreen, experiment with color, and evenly pull your fabric paints with a squeegee on your screen. Please bring a few cotton white and/or solid-colored T-shirts with you to print.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 10 to 16
Single class scheduled on 11/17/2018 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 34.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 37.00 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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