Children's Classes
Remaining SUMMER Class Schedule 

Danielle Volkman will be offering a series of Saturday afternoon children's art classes from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Chesterton Art Center. Classes are designed for kids ages 8-12, and cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members. All supplies are included.

On August 9, Danielle will teach about glass kilns and how to safely create glass pendants for necklaces. Children will learn Oil Pastel Techniques and Still Lives on August 16, which is a colorful medium and useful format to discover for future classes. 

On August 23, the kids will be introduced to Charcoal Gesture Drawings, where students will learn to capture the essence of objects in 3 minute drawings or less. 

Lastly, Danielle will offer a Glass Coasters class on August 30, showing children how to use a variety of tools to create small drink coasters for the home.

To register for any of these Saturday afternoon kid's classes, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. 
    The cost is $10 per child, with a minimum of 10 children. The maximum party size is 20 children. Goodie bags may be added on for an additional $3 per child. Once the party date has been approved, a $50 deposit will be required to hold the date. The deposit will go towards the total balance due on the day of the party. For more information, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. ​

    Each party will include a 2-hour time slot on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Guests will receive a stretched canvas painting (12" x 12" size, with a theme determined by the birthday boy/girl) and a small craft to take home. The Art Center will provide a picture frame photo booth for fun pictures of the children at the event, and a special gift for the birthday child. Jennifer Martin, the children's art instructor at the Chesterton Art Center, will organize and lead the party. While the Art Center will provide decorations for the classroom, the parents are responsible for food, drink, plates, etc., as well as balloons, if desired. 

The Chesterton Art Center is now hosting 
children's birthday parties for kids ages 3 and up. 
Week Five, Play With Your Food - August 11-14

To register, please call the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. 
The FALL Schedule is Here!
Classes fill up fast, register your child today!
    Jennifer Martin will be starting children's art classes at the Chesterton Art Center on Tuesday, September 2 and will run through the end of the school year. 

    The goal is to introduce children to various artists, their styles and techniques, with projects reflecting what they are learning. Classes meet weekly and are open to all ages and skill levels. Several mediums will be used including drawing, painting, papier mache, mosaic, sculpture, collage and more. The schedule of classes is as follows:

                                Monday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 4-5 year-olds
                                Monday 3:30-5 p.m., Beginning 6-9 year-olds
                                Tuesday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 3-4 year-olds
                                Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m., Beginning 5-7 year-olds
                                Wednesday 3:30-5 p.m., Intermediate 6-11 year-olds
                                Thursday 3:30-5 p.m., Advanced 7-10 year-olds
                                Thursday 5:15-6:45 p.m., Beginning 9-14 year-olds
                                Thursday 7-8:30 p.m., Advanced 11-16 year-olds        

    Tuition is $75 per month for after school students and $60 for preschool students. Supplies are included. There is a $5 a month discount for members of the Chesterton Art Center. 
    To register, please call the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304