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

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.

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.

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


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 advertiser 

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