Discover a variety of classes taught by accomplished local artists who are excited to share their expertise with young people. Classes usually meet for four consecutive weeks and class themes and techniques vary widely, from portraiture to jewelry making.
Teen Collective, for students in grades 8-12, challenges young artists to develop strong and original visual expression. Twelve students in each semester-long session delve into intensive visual art practices, create two portfolio pieces, and produce a student-installed exhibition. The work is professionally published, furnishing students with a resource for college entrance and scholarship applications. Open Studio events are included for Teen Collective students.
Teens 16+ are welcome to Open Studio, where they will find materials and a thematic set-up to guide them during this unfacilitated, unstructured time in an Education Pavilion studio. No registration is required.
Lux’s popular Art Camp develops young artists, grades K-11, as they explore, make, and exhibit art in a museum setting. Each unique week of project-based camp gives young people the chance to “meet” contemporary artists in order to develop their own visual style. The Summer Art Camp culminates in a professionally installed exhibition in the Artist Pavilion.
Designed to challenge young artists to strive for their highest possible artistic potential, each semester-long session will have students delve into intensive visual art practices to create multiple portfolio pieces and culminate in a student-installed exhibition. With an emphasis on creative mileage, experimentation, and pursuing their own unique interests, students will further find and develop their own creative voices. The work aims to provide each student with a resource for future college entrance and scholarship applications. Works will be professionally photographed, providing each student with a resource for college entrance and scholarship applications. Open Studio included for Teen Collective students. Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30pm September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17 (no class Oct 24, 31 due to Fall Break Camp) November 7, 14, 21, 28 December 5, 12Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30pm Exhibition date will be determined once students create a theme. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER MORE >
Combining aspects of foundational drawing — line, form, space, value, composition, observation, and likeness, with the freedom of experimenting with more expressive and creative techniques. Working from both in-class observation and imagination, drawing basics will be taught with room for creative interpretation. We will have fun, flex our analytical and creative minds, and explore the most fundamental tool in art and visual expression. Open to all skill levels. AGES 12-18 | Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm November 8, 15, 22, 29 December 6, 13 Click here to register MORE >