Children’s Art Classes

Jennifer Martin will host the May children’s art classes at the Chesterton Art Center starting May 1. 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., After School (Beginner) 5-8 year-olds
Tuesday 1-2 p.m., Preschool 3-4 year-olds
Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Intermediate) 6-9 year-olds
Wednesday 1-2:30 p.m., Homeschool 8-15 year-olds
Wednesday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Intermediate) 6-9 year-olds
Thursday 3:30-5 p.m., After School (Advanced) 8-12 year-olds
Thursday 5:15-6:45 p.m., After School (Advanced Painting) 10-16 year-olds

Each month, a different artist will be highlighted. Tuition is $90 per month for after school and home school students (the member rate is $70), and $75 for preschool students (the member rate is $55). Families must be current members of the Chesterton Art Center to receive the member rate. Supplies and a snack are included. Students must be registered and paid for before the start of each month. All payments made after the 15th of the month will be subject to a $20 late fee. To register, please select the Day/Time you are interested in. This reservation is for the April classes.

For questions, please call the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Kristy Horb will be teaching a Kids Clay Camp at the Chesterton Art Center starting July 8. Camp will run from Monday to Thursday at 9-11 am each day. During the (4) days, children ages 6-12 will create (3) air dry clay projects, including an animal face, a small bowl, and a set of various-sized beads. On the last day of class, students will make a clay stamp printing project on paper that will be finished with watercolors. All clay projects will be painted upon completion and a small gift box for bead set will be included.

The cost for the Kids Clay Camp is $80, with members receiving a $20 discount. The maximum number of students is (20). The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. 

(Attendees can receive a full refund up to 2 weeks before class begins. If they cancel less than 2 weeks from the start of class, a participant will be refunded 75% of the class amount as a “store credit” to be used towards another class or gift/art purchase.)

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Children's Art Class