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Fine Arts 

Ceramic Creations

Ages: 9–14

Fridays, March 13 – May 8 (8 weeks) | No class April 10 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Explore the world of clay and ceramics in a three-dimensional mode. In this class, students will develop basic hand-building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab, and learn surface decoration and glazing basics. Students will complete several unique projects intended to spark individual expression by transforming clay into both functional objects and fanciful clay sculptures. With one of the few kilns available on Staten Island, projects are fired at Wagner College. No previous experience with clay required.

Tuition: $299 (Includes materials)

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Expressive Kids Art 

Ages: 7-12

Saturdays, February 1 – May 2 | No class February 15 or April 11 | 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Draw, paint, and create multi-media art projects while learning the styles and techniques of the world’s greatest artists. Students will learn to express themselves through various art foundations with an emphasis on interdisciplinary connections.  For instance, students create autobiographical artwork with painting, writing and other mediums! Bring a smock or old shirt and be prepared to tap your inner creative talents!

Tuition: $259

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STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math 

Ages: 4-6

Saturdays, February 1 – May 2 | No class February 15 or April 11 | 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Interdisciplinary learning engages multiple intelligences for children. We will start by introducing science, technology, engineering, and math in creative and technical ways. Students embark on space adventures and learn geometry through art lessons and hands-on activities.  There is an emphasis on STEM literacy skill development with art connections in a fun and supportive environment. Students make new friends through collaboration. Learning real world application is a key aspect covered within this program. Bring a smock or old shirt.

Tuition: $239

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Enrichment

Architecture

Ages: 10 – 14

Fridays, February 7 – May 8 | No class February 21 or April 10 | 4:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

In this class students can look beyond the dream of designing the next famous skyscraper family’s dream house. Discover the world of architecture in this class taught by a local professional architect. Students will learn about architecture through hand drawing and design of buildings. Join in the world of architecture and design, and discover the path to fulfilling your creative architectural vision!

Tuition: $339

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American Sign Language

Ages: 9-14

Saturdays, February 1 – May 2 | No class February 15 or April 11

Level II (Intermediate*): 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most widely used language in the United States. It is a visual-gestural-kinesthetic method of communication used by members of the deaf community. In this  class students will further their vocabulary and grammar skills.

*Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 or basic knowledge of beginner sign language alphabet, numbers, colors and more at the discretion of the instructor.

Tuition: $329

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