Fall 2017 Savannah art workshops & classes for kids include clay, fiber arts, drawing & more

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Register now for The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Fall 2017 Visual Arts classes and Workshops.

Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels.  Classes begin September 11 and run through October 20. All classes and workshops are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs studios, located at 9 W. Henry St.

One-day weekend workshops & six-week classes are available.  Visual arts sessions include ceramics, metals, glass, printmaking and fibers. New this session are jewelry-making, screen-printing, after-school fiber arts, after-school yoga & painting, drawing & more.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is required.  Credit cards are accepted.


Class schedule and registration forms are available online here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

To see the complete list of adult & youth classes & workshops, click here. 


Youth Workshops

Screen Printing Workshop NEW!
Instructor: Becca Sipper
Ages 12+
Sat. Sept. 30, 10AM-2PM
Come experiment with the cool and versatile art of screen-printing! Students will learn how to burn their own silk screens with their own images, print on paper and fabric, and learn how to care for, recycle, and reuse a screen. Please submit your desired screen printing image in high resolution and digital format to awyndham@savannahga.gov with your registration form.
$65/$50 city residents

Youth Classes

Afterschool Kid’s Clay (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages: 8-13
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18, 3:30PM – 5PM
It is time to try your hand at the potter’s wheel! Join us in the studio for an introduction to all things clay. We will be using the wheel and hand building techniques to make fabulous functional wares! Be a maker and come clay with us!
$90/$75 city residents

Afterschool Fiber Arts for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Mary Bass
Ages: 8-13
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 17, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Dive into Fiber Arts with Ms. Mary! Participants will learn how to create their own weaving board and work with a variety of fiber materials. The class will cover basic hand weaving techniques on a cardboard loom and students to create a small bag, a stuffed animal, or a decorative pillow. This class will also explore the art of hand embroidery. Learn the fundamentals of hand embroidery, a variety of techniques and different stiches. Participants will learn the basics of embroidery and decorate an item of their choice.
$90/$75 city residents

Teen Jewelry Making (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages: 13-17
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18, 3:30PM – 5PM
This 6-week afterschool class will teach young adults of all skill levels some awesome methods to create wearable works of art. Students will explore basic jewelry making techniques like wire wrapping, enameling, kumihimo, beading, and macramé. Students will complete the session with 6 pieces of jewelry art. Class is limited to 10 students.
$90/$75 city residents

Art of Movement – Afterschool Yoga & Painting for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Cara Griffin
Ages: 12-17
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18, 3:30PM – 5PM
A 6 week progressive workshop that builds upon yoga inspired movement as an expressive art form. Students of all capabilities will learn movement patterns, and then express them into color on paper! We’ll work with dry and wet mediums to create colorful translations of how we move. A unique after school experience that promotes positive self-love and creates a take-away art piece your tween and teen can be proud of. Class is limited to 15 students.
$90/$75 city residents

Heroic Drawing and Painting – Large Scale (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Brian Woods
Ages: 12+
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 17, 9:30AM-12:30PM
The Heroic Drawing and Painting 6 week class will teach students how to create a composition and transfer it to a large surface. Students will then choose to draw or paint their composition in a 4×4 format. Beginners welcome! No prior experience in drawing or painting is necessary.
$165/$145 city residents

Afterschool Drawing Fundamentals for Youth (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Adam Uhlig
Ages: 6-12
Thursdays, September 21 – October 26, 4-5:30PM
This 6-week class will focus primarily in foundational drawing techniques. Students will learn the fundamental principle of using basic shapes to construct images. Students will explore drawing with stylization, movement (gesture drawing), and how to develop details. As students learn and discover their own shape language from these classes, they will be able to use these basic drawing principles to build their future drawing skills.
$90/$75 city residents


To see the complete list of adult & youth classes & workshops, click here. 

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