The past year has been challenging but we have been able to grow in so many new ways. Congratulate yourself for making it through this year! We couldn’t have made it without you, extraordinary parents!
Thank you for continuing to enrich our community with your remarkable dedication to CCA’s mission and values. A year-in-review of some of our favorite moments helps us to focus on the positive, during this up & down rollercoaster of a year! Enjoy!
Favorite 2020 Kid’s Activities & Highlights @ Claire’s Creative Adventures?
–Toured the Metropolitan Museum of Art with all classes (2.5-10’s) to see the amazing exhibit Making Marvels, the Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe and making clocks (pre-Covid19)
-In March, smoothly transferred all programs online without missing a class, keeping sane with empowerment and humor… starting with creating the virus as a Pac-Man & a Crunch Berry! “Crunchatize me Captain!”
-Age-appropriated ART KITS grew to include all of the unique materials we would have used at school, shipped to each new home… including STEAM projects, like how to make your own Lava Lamps and snow!
–Jonathan Lev was a visiting artist to our Art Adventures STUDIO Online Class where students 8-15 years learned how to draw landsccapes, architecture, perspecitve and portraits, including virtual studio tours of contemporary artists!
-Partnered with Central Studios (STL) to bring to life Penguins, Polar Bears, and Mermaids with 2D drawings, 3D set constructions, movement and dance for summer’s debut of DanceArt Camp (via Zoom) with fully-packed, weekly art kits
–Built our famous snow globes
–Explored Chinese Art using new art materials: Bamboo brushes, ink and rice paper
-Celebrated Holi week and created our own colored paints
-Dove into color mixing with transclucent vellum and Elmer the Elephant in Mini-Art Adventures
-Created a stain glass mosaic for Mother’s Day
–Made our very own 2D-3D FROZEN translucent collage posters in Art Adventure Class
-Made haunted houses, painted foam skulls and bones, and created spooky necklaces in our FREE Halloween Kids Art Event! (in collaboration with Blue Bus Project held at the Culture Lab in Long Island City)
-Designed and Celebrated a 5 and 3 year old unicorn and construction birthday party during Covid-19
-Toured the newly-opened Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall with families: 2 boys, ages 8 & 11 with their grandparents, metal embossing + projects exploring Impressionism and color theory!
Be ready 2021, we are coming for you with new joy and inspiration in our hearts!