Saturday Art Classes for Kids: Ages 5–10

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Your kid loves to create art. You’ve come to the right place! Saturday Art Classes for Kids nurtures creative thinking, thoughtful observation, and perseverance towards achieving goals. With a variety of themes and practices, these classes take place over 4 consecutive Saturdays. Expect the unexpected! We encourage experimentation: our imaginative exercises work toward inventive results.   


WINTER 2015 CLASSES
 (FOR AGES 5–7)
Make a Book
January 17–February 7
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

Discover the stories that artworks tell. Inspired by stories read aloud each day, create characters, settings, and adventures to draw, paint, and sculpt. Turn them into storybook art that pops off the page.
    


Art Cat’s Puppet Theater
February 14–March 7
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

Make sculptural puppets and put on a play—with Art Cat as your director! Create puppet characters, paint scenery, and make invitations for your family and friends to come watch the show.

Time Machine
April 25–May 16
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

Build a personal time travelling device that will magically transport you to fascinating times and places represented in the museum’s art works each week. Try out various art making techniques from the near and distant past.
 



WINTER 2015 CLASSES
 (FOR AGES 8–10)
Storyteller: Photography, Painting, and More
January 17–February 7
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

If a picture is worth 1000 words, imagine the stories you’ll create combining photography, drawing, and painting inspired by the museum’s collections! Sequence your story images and bind them into your own storybook.
  


Sketch to Structure
February 14–March 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

Learn how to represent each phase of the architectural design process inspired by works in Sketch to Structure on view in The Heinz Architectural Center. Draw like an architect and turn your work into 3-D models.

Painting My Masterpiece
April 25–May 16
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$75 ($64 CMP members)
Register online or by calling 412.622.3288.

Get a close look at great paintings in the museum’s galleries discovering how artists use color and texture in paint. Compare several methods and choose your favorite to create your own masterpiece.


Questions? Email Ashley Andrykovitch, Assistant Curator of Education, Children and Family Programs.