Children and Family Classes
Arty Parties are back! Beginning January 6 - March 10 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.
Beginning Monday, January 8 - 29, 10 - 11 a.m., 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).
CANCELLED! 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).
Look for our spring class dates coming soon! Join Chris Carmicle on Wednesdays in the Clay Studio! This class will focus on hand building techniques such as slab construction, coil and pinched items that will be completed with glazing and firing. All materials are included in the price. Students in 6th grade and younger (under 6 with adult.)
Cost is $90 (PAC members receive 20% discount)
CANCELLED! Instructor April Jenkins will lead this class which is designed for home school students ages 8-12 and will meet on Wednesdays, January 17 - February 7, 12:30-2 p.m. 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)
Call to register. Class space limited. Join Kim van Rijn and Rina Goins Tuesday evenings from 6 - 7 p.m. January 23 - February 27. Rina will teach crocheting and Kim will teach knitting. This class is FREE and the materials are provided. You need not attend all six classes but you do need to pre-register so the instructors will be prepared with ample supplies. This class is limited to 12 students. The first four people to sign up will get one of the free “procrastiknitting” bags. Ages 10 and under need a parent to attend with them.
Call to register, class space limited. Join Kim van Rijn as she teaches you to knit in this 5 week class, Thursday afternoons from 2 -3 p.m., January 25 through February 22. This is a wonderful FREE opportunity for people of all ages to learn how to knit. Ages 10 and under need a parent to attend. You need not attend all five session. Kim is providing all materials and the first three students who sign-up get a FREE materials bag.
Please pre-register so Kim can prepare to have enough supplies.
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).
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!.
ArtStart students entering in August 2017 - May 2018
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.