Tag: kids art programs

Welcome Back Afterschool Art Week

Claire’s Creative Adventures is officially starting our after school arts enrichment classes this week! Week 1 we’re diving right into Memories, Art AND Science! Haven’t Heard about Art Adventures? Our programs have nurtured and challenged thousands of children on the UES over the past 20+ years. We know there are a lot of activities for …

What To Do With ALL Of That Candy? Candy Mosaic Collages!

  Holiday Pumpkins provide a unique opportunity for our introduction to the art of Mosaics… as well as the idea of recycling candy! Students this week will follow Contour Lines to create shapes, explore line families and “See-Through” or Negative Shapes. They also practiced Unity and Variety,  the cornerstone to making elevated art, as well as practice …

Cartooning Class with Mackenzie Younger

Visiting artist Mackenzie Younger demonstrates the basic elements of cartooning with Art Adventures Studio students!  After learning silhouettes, characters, friends and foes, backgrounds and thought bubbles, students tried their hand at their own cartoons… “Mr. Mack” has published his own children’s book as well as shows his work in NYC.     

3D Halloween Scene Building…Great for all ages!

Lots of fun materials + Lots of choice-making!  Scultped pumpkins were drop-dyed then added to the spooky pumpkin patch!  Scratch art provided opportunities for learning what is negative space, which glows in the dark…  Happy Halloween!  

As inspired by the works of Pop Artist Roy Lichtenstein and Comic book artists from around the world, check out our original comic strips!

Thank you again to our visiting artist, Jaye Collins for showing our Art Adventures Studio all about this style and drawing techniques!    

Parent-Child Workshop: Clay Animal Sculptures

Wish you could sculpt your favorite animal?  Does your child love playing with clay? Learn easy techniques to take what’s in your imagination and make it 3D! Children and adults will leave with their own sculptures and fun memories of making art together!  Register by Friday, April 18th. Ages 6 and up.  $75pp.  Limited to …

Cy Twombly- Who Knew?

Children’s art tours with Museum Adventures @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art inspire everyone around them, making them look further into the pieces we do!  The children were drawn to a Cy Twombly and took it upon themselves to go to find the hidden marks and letters for which he is known.  Excited to see our Cy Twombly …

Plaster mixing and pouring into forms with our students for a Rachael Whiteread-esque sculpture of negative space!

Through understanding negative space, students begin to “see” the inside spaces… whether it is sculptural, or between the lines for better drawing skills.

CCA 2015 News and Upcoming Events:

New Classes For Ages 3-16.  Spring Registration Extended Through 1/23. 1. Spring Semester begins Feb. 3.   Register Now:   Class Times   Registration Information   Class Descriptions 2.  All About Acting Class Performance Jan. 31st @ 1:30pm-  RSVP to see this performance and experience the class.  Come and enjoy our final performance sharing of level one All About Acting class …

Art! Acting! New Fall Classes Your Child Will Love!

Fall registration is underway…So Pick a CLASS & TIME for your child or school group and Register by September 5th!  Located at All Souls Church (Lex. and 80th) Art Adventures leads small groups, 4-10 kids at a time, in what we firmly believe is the “Best Art Program in the City.” Art is from 2-12’s/ Acting for up to 16 years. Take a Peek! …