Saturday Art School
Registration for the Spring 2014 session is now closed.
Classes Begin: 10/5
Classes Meet: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 12/7, and 12/14
Open Studio Exhibition: 12/14, parents and guests invited from 11 AM–12 PM
No Classes: 11/30 (Thanksgiving)
Classes Begin: 2/8
Classes Meet: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, and 4/26
Open Studio Exhibition: 4/26, parents and guests invited from 11 AM–12 PM
No Classes: 3/22 (Spring Break) and 4/19 (Easter)
Fax registration form to: 718.230.6876 (credit card payment only)
Mail registration form with full payment to:
Dept. of Art and Design Education
ATTN: Tara Kopp
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
You will receive an email confirming our receipt of your registration, so please make sure the email address you provide is accurate.
If the class you selected is full, you will be given your second choice, if applicable, or be placed on a waiting list. For current class availability, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration Form And Handbook
The registration form and handbook are posted below. Parents, please read the handbook prior to the start of classes.
Classes (10 AM–12 PM)
Students must be the required age on or before the first class. Please note that there may be multiple sections of the same class, and there will be no changing sections after classes begin.
Fantastic Voyage Ages 3–5 (with accompanying adult) —CLOSED
Pre-school children and their parents or guardians will explore the world of imagination using a variety of art processes. Stories will serve as inspiration for projects in collage, painting, drawing, clay, and construction. There must be one parent/guardian for each enrolled child; no other children may accompany the parent or guardian to class.
Adventures in Art Age 6 —CLOSED, Age 7 —CLOSED, Age 8 —CLOSED
In these age-specific classes, students will work with a variety of two- and three-dimensional media to develop imaginative projects that relate to their daily lives.
Drawn to Stories Ages 9–11 —CLOSED
Ideas for visual storytelling will be investigated and realized in art works that may include drawing, storyboarding, and character development. Experimenting with a variety of media and processes, these classes will encourage innovative approaches to narrative art.
Sculpture and Installation Ages 9–11 —CLOSED
This class is an introduction to the elements of sculpture and installation visualized through explorations in a variety of materials (wood, plaster, wire, clay, fabric, or paper), while also considering methods of transforming the studio space.
Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Ages 9–11, Ages 12–15 —CLOSED
With imagination and an array of media (acrylic, tempera, watercolor, ink, charcoal, and pastel) the options are endless! These classes will explore many approaches to art making, with experimentation and skill building guiding the students' investigations.
Ceramic Construction Ages 10–12 —CLOSED
Pinch, slab, coil and glaze are just a few of the traditional methods of working with clay introduced in this class. Students will develop clay-building skills while learning about the basics of ceramic art.
Claymation Ages 10–12 —CLOSED
Stop-motion animation brings the character of clay to life! Students will learn how to manipulate modeling clay, operate digital cameras, design lighting, and sets as they produce a series of short films.
Art Studio Ages 15–18
In a studio environment, students will engage in problem solving in a range of materials and artistic processes, helping them build a strong and varied portfolio. Students will benefit from periodic individual and group critiques.
Art Foundations for Adults —CLOSED
Adults without a background in the visual arts will discover their creative potential as they engage in a variety of art-making processes, while more advanced students will be encouraged to reach beyond familiar solutions. Only parents of Saturday Art School students may enroll. A materials fee of $65 is the only charge.
All courses are subject to change due to enrollment.
Full payment is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Additional Sibling: $125
Adult Class: $65
Coordinator of Youth Programs
Department of Art & Design Education
Pratt Institute, South Hall 203
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Saturday Art School is profoundly grateful to the Selz Foundation and the Walter K. Hoerning Foundation for their major support. We thank all of our individual donors and Pratt Institute for making this program possible.
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