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Youth Classes

For ages 2-4: Wednesday AM Art Studio

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An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 2-4: Thursday AM Art Studio

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An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 2-4: Saturday AM Art Studio

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An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 2-4: Saturday AM Art Studio

Tiny Painter

An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 2-4: Wednesday AM Art Studio

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An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 2-4: Thursday AM Art Studio

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An art exploration class designed for children who are ready to make the transition to attending a class independently, in addition to exploring new art materials and techniques that will expand their hand-eye coordination and social skills. Easel painting, homemade play-dough (gluten-free), mixed media collage, and watercolor resist drawings are a few of the tools and methods they will choose from during their time in a professional art studio.

Parents are asked to send a small snack or water bottle along for each class. We can accommodate kiddos in various stages of potty training (just let us know their tells) or if still in diapers, please send wipes and extra diapers!

For ages 4-6: Cosmic Creativity

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Artists, astronauts, and astronomers all have one thing in common — they are creative thinkers! With the stars and planets as your guide, you’ll explore the cosmos to create art that is out of this world!

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

STEAM Lab for Ages 4-6

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A new twist on an established collaboration! STEAM Labs will focus on the fusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with projects lead by members of the Luther College Art Educators Association.

For ages 4-6: Animal Planet

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Where does a polar bear sleep? What does a kangaroo eat? Can birds fly in the rain? Answer these questions and more while tackling art projects that will explore animals of all kinds from across the globe.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

For ages 6-9: Time Traveling Theatre

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With one foot in the past and the other in ArtHaus, this innovative class is sure to please. Designed for budding actors and those brand new to the theatre, acting games and exercises that hearken to times gone by will foster creativity, spark imaginations, and encourage teamwork.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of  supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

Need care for your child once theatre class is over? We’ve got you covered! With ArtHaus staff on-hand to supervise, kids can do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects as late as 5:30. Add After School Open Studio to your child’s registration for just $30.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

For ages 6-9: Latin American Art

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Take an imaginary journey through Latin America as you create works inspired by the unique arts and cultures of both the past and present inhabitants of this broad region. Make art while learning about the people, cuisine, and places from Belize to Bolivia, from the volcanoes of Mexico to the high plains of Patagonia.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

For ages 6-9: The Artists’ Book Club

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Finding inspiration from a different book each week, you’ll spend 6-weeks tying together words and pictures to tell stories and create in that author/illustrator’s unique style. Create altered book pages, illustrate with paper and scissors, make your own bookmarks & bookends, and more to explore your love of literature.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

For ages 6-9: Actor’s All

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Do you love to act? Do you want to know more about acting? This 6-week class of acting exercises, games, and role rehearsal, where parts are assigned and skills are practiced, will prepare us for a live performance for family and family at the final class.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of  supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

Need care for your child once theatre class is over? We’ve got you covered! With ArtHaus staff on-hand to supervise, kids can do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects as late as 5:30. Add After School Open Studio to your child’s registration for just $30.

WALKING SCHOOL BUS FROM JOHN CLINE OR MONTESSORI SCHOOL IS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS.

STEAM Lab for ages 6-9

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A new twist on an established collaboration! STEAM Labs will focus on the fusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with projects lead by members of the Luther College Art Educators Association.

For ages 9-12: Printmaking Studio

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Come explore the art of transfer and create wearable art! We will explore several kinds of printmaking methods from screenprinting to blockprinting to printing with gelatin. At the end of class you will have created original artworks, notecards, even a t-shirt design! New and returning students are welcome.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT OFFER WSB FROM CARRIE LEE, WE DO OUR BEST TO CONNECT PARENTS TO HELP CONNECT KIDS TO WALK TOGETHER TO ARTHAUS.

 

For ages 9-12: Shakespeare Alive

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Shakespeare’s words come alive as we dive into the world of Elizabethan England and learn the skills needed to lift these amazing characters off the page and onto the stage. Previous acting experience is helpful but not required as we rehearse scenes from Shakespeare’s plays to share with an audience at the end of our 6-week class.

Need care for your child from the time school lets out until when theatre class begins? We’ve got you covered! With ArtHaus staff on-hand to supervise, kids can come straight to ArtHaus Studio and do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects until class starts at 4:30. Add After School Open Studio to your child’s registration for just $30 and they’ll have a safe and creative place to be throughout the after school time frame.

Latin American Art

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Take an imaginary journey through Latin America as you create works inspired by the unique arts and cultures of both the past and present inhabitants of this broad region. Make art while learning about the people, cuisine, and places from Belize to Bolivia, from the volcanoes of Mexico to the high plains of Patagonia.

Can’t get to class until 3:30? Not a problem! This year, the first 15 minutes of all ArtHaus after school programs will consist of supervised open studio time during which students can freely study, sketch, eat snack, or dive into self-directed projects. Instruction will not begin until 3:30pm, giving out-of-town families or those walking from Carrie Lee more time to get to ArtHaus.

On the same token, let us know if you need to schedule a late pickup. We realize that it may be difficult to pickup your child from ArtHaus at 5pm. If they need to stay with us until 5:15, we’ll make sure our teachers and assistants are aware! Look for new arrival and pickup time questions during checkout.

ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT OFFER WSB FROM CARRIE LEE, WE DO OUR BEST TO CONNECT PARENTS TO HELP CONNECT KIDS TO WALK TOGETHER TO ARTHAUS.

For ages 10-14: Just Me…But Not

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Monologues offer actors a chance to shine on stage, all alone, but not necessarily as themselves. In this 6-week class, students will bring unfamiliar characters to life as they prepare and present hand-picked monologues. Performances during the final class sessions will be open to family and family.

Need care for your child from the time school lets out until when theatre class begins? We’ve got you covered! With ArtHaus staff on-hand to supervise, kids can come straight to ArtHaus Studio and do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects until class starts at 4:30. Add After School Open Studio to your child’s registration for just $30 and they’ll have a safe and creative place to be throughout the after school time frame.

STEAM Lab for ages 9-12

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A new twist on an established collaboration! STEAM Labs will focus on the fusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with projects lead by members of the Luther College Art Educators Association.

For ages 13-18: A New Play by You

How can boring(?) life make an exciting play? Or how can a wild imagination be corralled just enough to hit the stage?  Participants in this class will create short plays drawing on their experience and imaginations. The plays will be written and rehearsed in preparation for the final class when we’ve produce our creations for an audience of friends and family.

Mondays in September and October: After School Open Studio Add-on

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We realize that many parents need programs that engage their child throughout the entire after school window so we’ve created an add-on care option for youth taking part in our after school performing arts classes on Mondays this Fall. During After School Open Studio, ArtHaus staff will offer supervised time where your child can do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects.

If you child is in Time Traveling Theatre, which runs from 3:15-4:15pm, they will be escorted to ArtHaus Studio at the end of class where they can stay until as late as 5:30pm.

If they are enrolled in Shakespeare Alive, they can come straight to ArtHaus Studio after school and then head to theatre class in our other space from 4:30-5:30pm.

 

Mondays in November and December: After School Open Studio Add-on

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We realize that many parents need programs that engage their child throughout the entire after school window so we’ve created an add-on care option for youth taking part in our after school performing arts classes on Mondays this Fall. During After School Open Studio, ArtHaus staff will offer supervised time where your child can do homework, read, sketch or dabble in open ended art projects.

If you child is in Actors, All, which runs from 3:15-4:15pm, they will be escorted to ArtHaus Studio at the end of class where they can stay until as late as 5:30pm.

If they are enrolled in Just Me…But Not, they can come straight to ArtHaus Studio after school and then head to theatre class in our other space from 4:30-5:30pm.