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Affordable Fall/Holidays 2017 Savannah kids’ art workshops include parent & child holiday clay

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Art Clay Classes Youth Children Savannah Holidays 2017

Create holiday clay ornaments with your child. Take part in a parent & child nightlight glass fusing workshop. Sign up your little artist for an after-school drawing class.

City of Savannah’s upcoming classes & workshops include parent & child clay; drawing; even a couples’ evening clay workshop.

Register for City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs children’s art classes & parent & me workshops for Late Fall/Early Winter 2017.

Registration Deadline: Class registrations are due at noon the Thursday before the class begins.
Workshop registrations due at noon the Monday before the workshop.

Register & see the full list of classes here. 

Session 4 Youth & Adult Classes & Workshops
Oct. 30-Dec. 15, 2017
*No classes during Thanksgiving week (November 20 – 24)

1 Day Workshops

Date Night Dirt – Couples Clay
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages: 17+
Fri. Dec. 1, 6-8PM
Bring a buddy and get muddy! Join us for a night of fun and creativity exploring clay in a supportive environment. This night is for couples and is open to all skill levels. We will work on the wheel and see what we get! The fee includes all materials, glaze, and firing of one piece per person. Pieces will be available to pick up 2-3weeks after the class. Night is limited to 5 couples.
$40/couple

Parent & Child Nightlight Glass Fusing Workshop NEW!
Instructor: Stephanie VanGeel
Ages 5+
Sat. Dec. 2, 10AM-1PM
As the nights get longer, scare away the monsters with a nightlight that you and your youngster created together. Come join the fun and learn how to crush, cut, and melt glass into your own unique design. We will be using real glass to make a fused glass nightlight. Because we are using glass, children must be over the age of 5 to participate and an adult must be present. Please note: projects will be available for pick up at a later date due to the kiln firing process. Workshop is limited to 10 students total.
$50/pair

Parent & Child Holiday Clay Workshop – Handbuilding
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 5+
Sat. Dec. 2, 1-3PM
Come join this popular parent and child holiday workshop! Let your imagination run wild and make a one of a kind piece of art to keep forever. Students will learn basic hand building, sculpting and decorating techniques. Workshop is limited to 10 students total.
$30/$25 city residents

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Youth 4-6 Week Classes

Metalsmithing and Jewelry

Teen Jewelry Making (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages: 13-17
Tuesdays, Oct. 31-Dec. 12, 3:30-5PM
This 6-week afterschool class will teach young adults of all skill levels 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

Painting and Drawing

Afterschool Drawing Fundamentals for Youth (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Brian Woods
Ages: 6-12
Wednesdays, Nov. 1-Dec. 13, 4-5:30PM
This class will focus primarily on 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 the classes, they will be able to use the basic drawing principles taught during the class to build their future drawing skills.
$90/$75 city residents

Afterschool Portfolio Prep for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW!
Instructor: Heather Brancato
Ages: 8-14
Thursdays Nov. 2-Dec. 14, 4-5:30PM
Build an eye catching artist portfolio to meet your individual needs! The class will consist of creating artworks based on the foundations of the Visual Arts. Illustrations from real life, original paintings, and an array of techniques will emphasize your uniqueness and self- expression. If you are struggling with certain materials or concepts, critiques during the art making process will help guide and improve the final product. The culmination of these pieces will be structured into an artist portfolio to present to future schools or for personal assessment.
$90/$75 city residents

Register & see the full list of classes here. 

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Kids’ Holiday Pottery classes & camps @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Savannah Pottery Classes Holiday Clay Spot

A favorite kid-friendly Savannah businesses – Savannah’s Clay Spot – offers a variety of kids’ holiday clay classes starting in November 2017 & after-school pottery classes as well as parent-&-child clay classes. This wonderful pottery studio also offers a Holiday Kids’ Camp. 

Kids with Clay Pottery Class, for ages 6-12
Students will learn fundamental techniques with hand building and throwing basic forms on the potter’s wheel. Youth will be challenged to create dynamic surface decorations using glazes, slips and applied elements.
Mondays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, 2017, 4:30-5:30PM 5 weeks
Cost: $90
Register online here.

Parent and Child Clay Class, for ages 5+
This class is designed to let parents and children work together to create a one of kind works of art. This special experience is a memory in the making while creating a keepsake to be enjoyed for years to come.
Wednesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 15 4-5PM 6 weeks
Cost: $140 for parent with one child or $160 for parent with two children
Register online here.

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Holiday Clay Ornament Parent Child Class 2017 Christmas Savannah Clay Spot

Holiday Classes 2017
Check out Savannah’s Clay Spot Holiday Kid’s Camp too: Dec 18-22, 2017. Holiday camp details here. 

The Little Gift Giver for ages 6-11
This class is perfect for those kids who want to make wonderful holiday gifts for family and loved ones. Your little artist will make functional holiday themed pottery that will be treasure for years to come. In this three session class students will make with clay the first class, personalize their creations by painting, and glaze their creations in the final step to making their art work functional. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up just in time for Christmas!
Mondays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11 2017 4:30-5:30PM, 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Hanukkah Menorah Makers for ages 6+
In this three week holiday clay class young students will create unique Menorahs for your Hanukkah celebrations. These handmade keepsakes can be used and enjoyed for years to come.
Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14 & 21, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Christmas Ornament Makers, for ages 6+
In this three session clay class, young students will create one of a kind Christmas ornaments documenting the year and age of your child. Their precious creations will be treasured keepsakes that will be enjoyed for years to come and make great gifts or present tags.
Tuesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 5 & 12, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Parent and Child Handmade Holiday for ages 4+
Make this holiday special and one of a kind by making handmade holiday treasures with your loved one. Create gifts to give or spread holiday cheer with special inspired decorations for the home.
Wednesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 & 13, 2017 4-5PM 3 weeks
Cost: $85 parent & one child or $100 parent & two children
​Register online here.

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“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected & to see the adorable creations kids make at this studio.

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

(FREE Fall 2017 Savannah events) FREE Family Day @ Dept. of Cultural Affairs studio

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Free Family Day Department Cultural Affairs Savannah free events art

Bring your kids to come & try FOR FREE all the fun arts that are offered @ the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio.

FREE Family Day is Sat. Oct. 21 2017, 10AM-1PM. Celebrate the Fall 2017 Season with art.

You can try the following:
Indigo Dyeing
Loom Weaving
Pottery on the Wheel
Puppet Making & Playing
Shadow Drawing

FREE & open to the public.

The DCA studio is at 9 W. Henry St., Savannah 31401.

DCA offers art classes & weekend workshops for children, teens & adults. See all the Fall 2017 class & workshop schedule here. 

Free Faily Day, art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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

Monday, August 14th, 2017

parent and child clay workshop Savannah 2017 art classes fibers drawing

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.

Register

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. 

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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

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

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Things to do with kids in Savannah: Starlight Pottery

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Pottery Studio Paint your own Savannah Starlight pottery Create something at Starlight Pottery in Savannah.

Starlight has gone through a change of owners and is now open for you to come and create something! New look. New owner. New pieces.

Follow Starlight on Facebook here, Instagram here.

Starlight pottery savannah Attention parents of homeschoolers or toddlers. Wednesday is good day for homeschooled children or toddlers.

New Hours
Sunday & Monday: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 1-6PM
Wednesday: 9AM-3PM
Friday: 3-8PM
Saturday: 11AM-8PM

Starlight Pottery
7070 Hodgson Memorial Drive
Savannah, GA
912.303.9599
email: Contactus@starlightpottery.com

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Winter 2017: Fibers, Acting/Drama, Drawing, Parent & Child Clay classes & workshops in Savannah

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

 

Art, fiber, drama, acting, clay classes Savannah kids' youth children Winter 2017 Classes & Workshops @ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Studio in Savannah.

Jan. 13 2017-March 3 2017

Want to play around in the theater, create with clay, design some jewelry or learn arm knitting? City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs has creative classes for all ages in art and drama.

Sign up today. Learn more & see how easy it is to register here.

Classes are at the Cultural Affairs facility located at 9 West Henry St. (2 blocks south of Forsyth Park between Bull and Whitaker Streets).

TO SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF CLASSES & WORKSHOPS, CLICK HERE. 

Workshops

Basic Pearl/Arm Knitting NEW
Instructor: Ashley Wyndham
Ages: 12+
Tues., Feb. 14, 2017, 6-9PM
$55/$50 city residents

Monday Mud: Special Topics Workshops – Clay Whistles
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 12+
Mon. Jan. 30, 2017, 1-3PM
Make music from mud! Join us for a clay whistle workshop where we will be designing and constructing musical instruments utilizing basic hand building techniques and simple tools. A variety of finishing techniques will be discussed and your works will be fired.
$25/$20 city residents

Monday Mud: Special Topics Workshops – Bird Houses/Feeders
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 12+
Mon. Feb. 20, 2017, 1-3PM
Get ready for spring by spending an afternoon making your one of a kind clay birdhouse\feeder! We will work with slabs and underglazes to design your feathered friends a fun place to visit.
$25/$20 city residents

Parent and Child Clay Workshop: Balloon Belly Bird Houses
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 5+
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 10AM-12pm
$25/$20 city residents

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Classes

Mondays
Improv for Teens, Saying Yes! And…
Instructor: Cydnei Prather
Ages 14-17
Mon., Jan. 23 – Feb. 27, 4 – 5:30pm
$75/$70 city resident

Tuesdays

Write to the Point! Creative Writing for Youth
Instructor: Cydnei Prather
Ages: 12-16
Tues., Jan. 24 – Feb. 28, 4 – 5:30pm
$75/$70 city residents

Wednesdays

Actor’s Studio: Intro to Acting for Youth
Instructor: Cydnei Prather
Ages 9-13
Wed., Jan. 25 – March 1, 4 – 5:30pm
$75/$70 city residents

Teen Jewelry Making
(6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 13-18
Wed., Jan. 25 – March 1, 4 – 5:30pm
$85/$80 city residents

Beginners Drawing (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Adam Uhlig
Ages: 12+
Wed., Jan. 25 – March 1, 4 – 5:30pm
$75/$70 city residents

Youth Pottery (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 8-12
Wed., Jan. 25 – March 1, 3:30 – 4:45pm
$85/$80 city residents

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Sign up today. Learn more & see how easy it is to register here.

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Dance & Family Clay Workshops @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Master Dance Class Hilton Head Island The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is thrilled to present the Dance Theatre of Harlem for two performances, as well as a student field trip and several education outreach residencies, October 31-November 2.

Area dancers are invited to take a Master Dance class with the company dance master this Mon. Oct. 31! Don’t miss this opportunity to dance with this acclaimed company, considered “one of ballet’s most exciting undertakings,” by The New York Times.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Master Dance Class
Mon. Oct. 31, 5:30-7PM
The 90 minute DTH Master Class at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will be conducted for students with previous training in dance and Intermediate to Advanced Dance experience is recommended. Taught by the Artistic Director and Dance Master, the class will emphasize focus, discipline, and classical technique as practiced at Dance Theatre of Harlem. Pre-registration is required. (http://www.artshhi.com/workshop-registration) $25/class.
To register, contact Senior Director of Education Alana Adams
843-686-3945, ext. 205 * aadams@artshhi.com

Clay leaf bowls art workshop kids parents Hilton Head Is. Family Fun: Clay Autumn Leaf Bowls
Sat. Nov. 5 10-11:30AM
Each participant (ages 5-adult) will use leaves and terra cotta clay to create a trio of bowls or dishes. After works dry they will be bisque fired and clear glazed before being returned. They make great candle holders, soap dishes, spoon rests, or candy bowls – perfectly functional fall décor. Pre-registration is required. (http://www.artshhi.com/workshop-registration) $25/class.
To register, contact Senior Director of Education Alana Adams
843-686-3945, ext. 205 * aadams@artshhi.com

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205
www.artshhi.com

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Parent & Child Holiday Clay Workshop; Improv & Acting & more Fall classes @ City of Savannah Cultural Affairs

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Kids Art Acting Classes Savannah

Take theater classes. Create with holiday clay ornaments with your child. Weave something with fibers.

City of Savannah’s Fall 2016 classes & workshops include parent & child clay; improv & acting; character drawing; fibers.  Register & see the full list of classes here. 

Holiday Clay: Parent and Child
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 5+
Saturday, December 10, 10am – 12pm
Come join us for a holiday themed parent and child workshop and make your own festive piece of art! Students will learn basic hand building techniques and decorating techniques!
$20/$15 city residents. Register here. 

Improv for Teens, Saying Yes! And… (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages 14-17
Mondays, November 7 – December 12, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
This six-week class guides new improvisers into the world of make-believe and creativity. Students will learn to support their peers, make positive choices, and employ acting skills. Students will also learn to create scenes and participate in group games and exercises. Students will get to perform for friends and family during a recital after the six-week course concludes.
$75/$70 city residents  Register here. 

Write to the Point! Creative Writing for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages: 12-16
Tuesdays, November 1 – December 13, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Join this six-week course to experience the world of poetry and creative writing! Through writing activities focused on plot, dialogue, character, and rhythm, students will learn the aspects that make a well-crafted story and put pen to paper to create their own tales.
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

Actor’s Studio: Intro to Acting for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages 9-13
Wednesdays, November 2 – December 14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
For six weeks, students will participate in activities and exercises to help them make character choices and learn how to convey emotions to an audience. From monologues to silent scenes, blocking, and expressive movement, this course will help prepare you for all the elements of theatre and help you conquer the stage!
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

Character Design (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Adam Uhlig
Ages: 12+
Wednesdays, November 2 – December 14, 4:00 – 5:30pm
This six-week class will focus primarily in foundational drawing techniques. Students will learn the fundamental principle of using basic shapes to construct images, specifically designing characters. Lesson one covers some of the basics for drawing the human figure (no nudity). The rest of the lessons build off this principle and dives into how to draw 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 this principle in many more ways than just character design.
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

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ArtStart, pottery, dance & more this Fall @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Art Workshops Homeschool Hilton Head Island Homeschool families, here’s something perfect for you: two 5-week art classes, one for 2-5 year olds and another for 13 and older!

The younger set will enjoy lessons designed to help them develop fine motor skills and encourage creativity through visual arts, learning color and shape recognition, how to use art tools and visual art concepts as they explore an array of media and methods. (Tuesdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 10-11AM, must be accompanied by an adult.)

Students 13 and older will learn clay hand building techniques such as slab, pinch and coil to complete several functional works of art such as a bread basket, butter dish and pots. (Tuesdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 12 noon – 2pm.)

Both classes will be at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head.

For details, contact Alana Adams (aadams@artshhi.com) or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.

Information and registration online at www.artshhi.com/workshops.

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205
www.artshhi.com

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser