Children and Family Classes
Arty Parties will be back! Beginning January 6 - March 17 from 10:00 - 12:00 each Saturday we will offer a variety of FREE art/craft experience for kids/families ages 12 and under.
Call or stop by to reserve your child's spot in one of our classes or just click on the class below to register and pay online.
Join potter Chris Carmicle for a holiday themed two week session on November 15 and November 29, 4-5:30. Kids in grades 6th and younger (under 6 with an adult) will create unique holiday themed clay projects they can keep or give as gifts to loved ones. All materials are included in the price. Cost is $45 (PAC members 20% discount).
Join Chris Carmicle on Friday, December 1, from 4:00 - 5:30 OR Sunday, December 3, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. to paint a 6 1/2" tall bisque-ware ceramic Christmas Tree Votive holder with glaze in the colors of your choice! Will be kiln fired and ready within a week of the class. All ages, adult and children (under 6 with parent).
Cost $25(PAC members get 20% discount)
Beginning Monday, November 13-December 4, 10 - 11 am, children 18 month through age 3 accompanied by an adult will love to come in and play with art! Instructor/artist Jessie Siefert will introduce new art materials and experiences each week. Class ends with a song and playtime in the Big Room! Dress for mess and fun. Maximum class of 10 students. Cost is $60 (PAC members 20% discount).
Join Chris Carmicle on Wednesday, January 10, from 6 - 7:30 OR Sunday, January 14, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. to paint a 10" bisque ware ceramic mug with glaze in the colors of your choice! Mugs are 4" tall, 3" diameter and hold 20 oz of goodness. They'll be kiln fired and ready within a week of the class. All ages, adult and children (under 6 with parent).
Cost $20 (PAC members get 20% discount)
Join Jessie Siefert on Thursdays, January 11-February 1, 4:30-6 p.m. Jump start your child's creativity with this four week crafts series. We will collage, decoupage, play with textiles and wood. This is an art class for those who simply love to make cool stuff.
Grades 3 and up. All materials included.
Cost is $72 (PAC members recieve a 20% discount)
Instructor April Jenkins will lead this class which is designed for home school students ages 8-12 and will meet on Wednesdays, January 17 through February 7, 12:30-2. Students will learn about famous artists and art movements as they work with a variety of mediums including paint, clay and watercolor. Cost is $65 (PAC members 20% discount).
Join Miss Summer beginning Friday, January 19 - February 23, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. as she guides your children in projects that encourage independence and enrich creativity. Children aged 3-5 and toilet trained will be introduced to new art experiences and be able to use different art mediums each week, stories, songs, and large motor play.
Cost is $90 (PAC members receive a 20% discount)
Children ages 8 and up can join Jessie Siefert on Saturday, January 20, 3-4:30. You will paint, print and collage on wooden blocks to design your unique set of Dream Homes. Add inspirational messages or simply create something fun and fantastic. We will also enjoy a little sweet treat. Cost is $35 (PAC members 20% discount).
Join Chris Carmicle on Wednesday, January 31, from 6 - 7:30 OR Sunday, February 4, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. to paint a 7" bisque ware ceramic plaque with glaze in the colors of your choice! Plaques will be kiln fired and ready within a week of the class. All ages, adult and children (under 6 with parent).
Cost $25 (PAC members get 20% discount)
Join Miss Summer on Tuesdays, February 6-27, 4:30-6 p.m. for this class designed for K-2nd graders. Projects will focus on arts and literacy and enriching creativity and independence. Children will learn about famous artists and authors while exploring different mediums and getting to create their own masterpieces.
Cost is $72 (PAC members receive a 20% disount)
Children ages 8 and up can join Jessie Siefert on Saturday, February 10, 10:30-12. You will start with a neutral toned canvas, add a couple of painted tree branches then do paper collage to add a stack of helpful birds in your choice of sizes and color. Jessie will also bring in a little snack. Cost is $35 (PAC members 20% discount).
ArtStart students entering in August 2017 - May 2018
Give the Gift of Art! If you can't find the perfect gift...give a certificate in the amount of an art class, a FineTime class, a handmade item from our Zocolo gift shop, a frame of their choosing from our FrameZilla framing gallery, or Camp Creativity summer day camp!.
Most classes require a minimum of 4 students in order to run and/or have maximum number limits so… PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE THAT YOU CAN GET INTO THE CLASS YOU WANT. Parkersburg Art Center reserves the right to withhold a partial administrative fee from all class refunds.
PAC Current Members receive a 20% discount. Call or email for details.