KidsArt

Emerging Artists, Ages 11-15

“My kids always look forward to art camp at ArtCenter Manatee. It’s a place where they can be creative and express themselves through all different forms of art. Thank you for such a wonderful place for children to learn and grow from art.”
~ Amanda, Mother of KidsArt Students

Monday – Friday, 9am–Noon 

5 Day session:
$140 ACM members
$165 non-members

EA3

Session 1: Video StoryTelling l EA1
Thomas Nudi
Session 1: Jun 8-Jun 12

This class is for those who have always wanted to make a film or play with storytelling on video. This class will culminate in the creation of a short film – narrative or documentary, as chosen by the student. We will film using a smartphone or other recording equipment of their choice. Students will learn the process to submit their films to festivals worldwide and the class’ work will be screened together at ArtCenter Manatee’s Annual Showcase. Students will be introduced to films from around the world and learn the collaborative process of the art form through workshopping their scripts or concepts.

Session 2: Video Storytelling ll EA2
Thomas
Session 2: Jun 15-Jun 19

This class is a continuation of Session 1.

EA4Session 3: It’s All About The Clay EA3
MIchelle Polito
Session 3: Jun 22-Jun 26

Come play in the mud with us! Learn as a beginner or hone skills on the potter’s wheel through demonstration and hands on instruction. Also this week you will learn how to create with various tools (slab roller/extruder, e.g.) through hand building which has no limits on creativity!

Session 4: Fusing, Enameling, Glass Bead Making EA4
Session 4: Jun 29-Jul 3

In this exciting class you’ll learn how to fuse glass, make glass beads and try your hand at enameling. A fun week of creativity and treasures you will create!

Session 5: Fun With Photography EA5
Session 5: Jul 6-Jul 10

Photography should be FUN! We’ll go outdoors to stretch our imagination and get creative with all that’s around us. We’ll learn about perspective, composition, diffusing light & more. We’ll enjoy a tour of Riverwalk and all that it has to offer photographically. Let’s play with colors, shadows, blur and see who can come up with the most creative shot for a wonderful prize! If you have taken this class before, let’s get you to a greater level in your photography. Each student will have one of their photos printed and proudly displayed in our exhibit.

Session 6: Get Creative With Painted Chairs EA6
Sawyer Ramsey
Session 6: Jul 13-Jul 17

Each student will learn surface painting techniques, how to embellish, distress or bring a chair back to life. They will create a chair that they will treasure for years to come and learn skills you will use over and over again. If you have a favorite wooden chair you would like to work on please bring or use one provided.

Session 7: Drawing EA7
Janet Flickinger
Session 7: Jul 20-Jul 24

The foundation of all art is drawing. If you have never drawn before or have a little experience, this class is for you. One of the main focuses will be on training the eye how to see. We’ll learn perspective, balance, form and contrast as it all relates to composition. We will learn how to take a drawing from sketch to finished art work with just a pencil.

Session 8: Modern Mosaics EA8
Sawyer Ramsey
Session 8: Jul 27-Jul 31

In this fun class you get to smash stuff up & put it back together in amazingly colorful ways. We will explore different ways mosaics are made & how to have fun with bits of broken tile, glass & cement. You will end up with treasures that will last for years. Time allowing, we will work on a class project that will be displayed at the ArtCenter.

Session 9: Paper Mâché To The Next Level EA9
Jan Wright
Session 9: Aug 3-Aug 7

Papier Mâché, French for “chewed paper,” is an inexpensive, fun way to create a variety of sculptures. From bowls to balloons from creatures to art, you can make it with Paper Mâché. We’ll start with a form, add glue and paper, then color to create a piece of paper art.

Session 10: Painting EA10
Session 10: Aug 10-Aug 14

Painting on canvas can be fun! Learn
composition, color mixing, perspective and
blending just like the pros. We’ll explore different styles from landscapes to still lifes – your choice. Your creativity will be your guide.

Please download and fill out a KidsArt Registration 2020

 2020 Scholarship Application

Please add your child’s name to the “Student Name / Notes” on the checkout page.

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Creative Minds Ages 6-10

After School
Debbie Gallery
Tuesdays 4:00-6:00

During each session of this after school program, students will experience a different form of art-making, from drawing to painting to clay to sculpture. Using their creative imaginations, they will learn about art techniques, methods and materials, art forms, and styles, while creating fun pieces of art.

S1: Drawing – Sept 3, 10, 17, 24, Oct 1
S2: Painting – Oct 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5
S3: Collage – Nov 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10
S4: Mixed Media – Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11
S5: Clay – Feb 18, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17
S6: Sculpture – Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21

$96 ACM Members
$121 Future Members

Please download and fill out a
KidsArt Registration & Release Form

Scholarships Available – Call 941-746-2862 or complete the following form
Scholarship Application

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KidsArt, Ages 6-10

Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm
Full week camps
$190 ACM members
$215 non-members

Aftercare available from 3pm–5pm*

 

KidsArt 1: Mystery by the Sea KA1
Session 1: Jun 8-Jun 12
Sunset paintings, shell sculptures, ceramic fish, and sea monster drawings.

K2KidsArt 2: Artist Workshop
 
 
Session 2: Jun 15-Jun 19
3D art , clay objects, colorful paintings, and creative collage.

K5
 
 
KidsArt 3: It’s A Small World
Session 3: Jun 22-Jun 26
Miniature paintings, little clay animals, small drawings and pointillism art.

K4KidsArt 4: Wild Things In Nature
 
 

Session 4: Jun 29-Jul 3
Colorful landscapes, ceramic birds, animal collage and tissue paper flowers.

KidsArt 5: Art To The Moon And Back
 
 
Session 5:  Jul 6–Jul 10
3D spaceships, clay monsters, Van Gogh paintings and nighttime cityscapes.

K1KidsArt 6: Seashore Journey
 
 
Session 6: Jul 13-Jul 17
Fish prints, sand art, clay sculptures, and watercolor paintings.

KidsArt 7: Animal Factory
 
 
Session 7: Jul 20-Jul 24
Pet portraits, creative clay frogs, mixed media animals and paper mache turtles.

K8KidsArt 8: Artists With Heart
 
 
Session 8: Jul 27-Jul 31
Self-expressive portraits, lost pet posters, ceramic heart sculptures and feel good paintings.

K9KidsArt 9: Island Explorer
 
 
Session 9: Aug 3-Aug 7
Nature collage, boat designs, map making and clay sealife creatures.

K10
 
 
KidsArt 10: Under The Sea

Session 10: Aug 10-Aug 14
Tissue paper turle collage. shell designs, paper mache and fish prints.

*Aftercare is available from 3:00-5:00 for $10 each hour or portion of an hour and must be paid in advance.

Children MUST BE picked up by 5pm.

Please download and fill out a KidsArt Registration 2020

 2020 Scholarship Application

Please add your child’s name to the “Student Name / Notes” on the checkout page.

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Marvelous Mondays Ages 6-10

Play With Clay!

Jessica Dunda
Mondays 9:00-11:00

S1:  Jun 8, 15, 22, Jul 6
S2:  Jul 13, 20, 27, Aug 3

Come play with clay! Building methods, glazing techniques, and special tools will inspire students to make useful objects and animal figures. Bring your imagination and creative ideas to attend this fun class! All materials included.

$97 ACM Members
$122 Future Members

Please download and fill out a KidsArt Registration 2020

 2020 Scholarship Application

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