Workshops & Classes

Registration is open for Fall session!

KIDS & TEENS

prom gownToddler: 2D Art Class
Thursdays, 10am-10:45am
6 week class begins Sept 20, in Studio 10
Instructor: PJ Svedja
Cost: $120
Get your little one started in creative thinking right away! Especially for ages 2-5, this opportunity focuses on 2d art projects that teach coordination and basic art skills, as well as building a crucial love of expression and creativity! Parents may enjoy a quiet moment on the beautiful grounds of the Maitland Art Center, or visit near the classroom to enjoy their child’s progress.

FAMILY DAY
September 15, 10am-1pm
Advance cost: $10 per person; $15 day-of
Child-friendly tours of the Maitland Art Center and Historical Museum exhibits, along with related art activities for the whole family, including creating camouflage animal prints!
Our Education staff will present these exhibits in a child-appropriate way: Soldier’s Home: Veterans’ Art in Central Florida, J. André Smith and Art of Camouflage, and Central Florida Yellow Ribbon Project

WORKSHOPS

Teens: Pendants & Earrings made with Precious Metal Clay
in Studio 5
December 8 and 15; 9:30am- 12:30pm
Instructor: Marion Fague Bass
Cost: $100; Materials Fee: $30
Want to make a unique holiday gift for someone special? Or just want to have some fun and come away with a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry? In this workshop you will create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry using Precious Metal Clay (PMC). PMC is a clay made from particles of metal that is molded just like regular clay, but then fired into solid metal. Make a pendant, earrings, or whatever you design in this fun, easy-to-use medium. Personalized instruction with a certified instructor for beginning to intermediate students. All materials will be provided by the instructor, covered by the materials fee, with additional available for purchase by those who want to make more projects during the workshop.

Littles & Grownups: Digital Photography Scavenger Hunt
(For kids 3-5 years old)
Saturday, November 10; 10:00am-11:30am
Instructor: Ashley Major
Cost: adult $5; kid: $15
Accompanied by their grown-up, kids work to solve visual clues and seek photographic stations throughout the beautiful grounds of the Maitland Art Center. When the stations are located, seekers photograph the tableaus, each other and then figure out their path to the next clue. This is a simple and fun way to reinforce learning colors, numbers, and critical thinking and bonding. Please purchase a ticket for each attendee, child and adult. Each participant should bring their own digital or cell phone camera.

Kids: Digital Photography Scavenger Hunt
(For kids 6-12 years old)
Saturday, November 10, 12:00-2:00pm
Instructor: Ashley Major
Cost: $20
Kids work in teams to solve image and text clues and seek photographic stations throughout the beautiful grounds of the Maitland Art Center. When the stations are located, seekers photograph the tableaus, each other, and then figure out their path to the next clue. This is a fun way to build critical thinking, learn, and promote team bonding. each participant should bring their own digital camera, cell phone camera, etc.

Kids: Pottery workshop
(grades 3-5) in Studio 4
Saturdays, December 1 and 8; 10:00-12:00pm
Instructor: Jim Patterson
Cost: $60; Materials fee: $10
Kids are invited to explore working with clay in this unique 2 day workshop. The first Saturday consists of lots of fun making individual and collaborative projects. Before the next Saturday, your instructor will fire your pieces, so they’re ready to glaze when you come back. You’ll see demonstrations of different glazing techniques and finishes, so you can decide which is best for your artwork. Prepare to enjoy getting messy and creative with clay! Please note: artwork will be available for pickup one week after the second Saturday class.

Teens: Pottery workshop
in Studio 4
Saturdays, December 1 and 8, 1:00-3:00pm
Instructor: Jim Patterson
Cost: $85; Materials fee: $10
Now is your opportunity to try your hand at pottery! You’ll have fun creating a one-of-a-kind beautiful piece of pottery, for yourself or as a holiday gift. This workshop offers personalized instruction with a certified instructor for beginning to intermediate students. All materials will be provided by the instructor, covered by the materials fee, with additional available for purchase by those who want to make more projects during the workshop. Please note: artwork will be available for pickup one week after the second Saturday class.
Materials Fees are payable to instructor in cash during the workshop.