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Art with Artists Classes

Encourage your child’s love of art with our Art with Artists classes. Students will visit works in the museum and create hands-on art projects using a variety of materials in the classroom.


May 2014

 
Art Explorers (Ages 4–Grade 2)
Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2014, 10–11 am
Cost for complete session: $90 general admission / $70 for Members
Students will journey through the museum and return to the classroom to create works inspired by what they see.

Registration is now closed for this session.


Summer 2014

 
CHILDREN AGE 4–ENTERING GRADE 2

Art Explorers: Let’s Make Art
Monday, August 4–Friday, August 8, 2014, 9 am–noon
Cost for complete session: $200 general admission / $150 for Members
Instructor: Heather Maher

Art Explorers: Ready, Set, Art
Monday, August 11–Friday, August 15, 2014, 9 am–noon
Cost for complete session: $200 general admission / $150 for Members
Instructor: Amy Hartman

Children will learn about art as they visit the museum and use a variety of fun materials to make artful and playful creations of their own. Monday through Thursday, students will also enjoy music workshops in which they will learn the art of musical expression. A snack will be provided daily.

Please note: Parents can sign children up for either Art Explorers session or both sessions. Lessons and activities will be different each week.

CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES 3–6

Adventures in Art
Monday, August 4–Friday, August 8, 2014, 1–4 pm
Cost for complete session: $200 general admission / $150 for Members
Instructor: Nicole Ritchey
After exploring the museum’s Collection, students will return to the classroom to develop their artistic process and create works of their own using a variety of mediums and techniques, including painting, drawing, and sculpture. Monday through Thursday, children will also enjoy theatre workshops in which they will use dramatic techniques to discover art in a new way. A snack will be provided daily.

STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 7–8

The Summer Studio
Monday, August 11–Friday, August 15, 2014, 1–4 pm
Cost for complete session: $200 general admission / $150 for Members
Instructor: Nicole Ritchey
Students will spend time exploring the museum. Drawing inspiration from works in Albright-Knox’s Collection and those featured in special exhibitions currently on view, students will create works of art in different mediums through experimentation with a variety of approaches and artistic techniques.  

REGISTRATION
Classes are limited to twenty students. Registration and pre-payment are required. To register, please complete and mail the Art with Artists Summer Registration Form, or call 716.270.8292. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email one week before class begins.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Albright-Knox Art Gallery reserves the right to cancel classes due to low registration numbers.


Art class ScholarshipS

Art with Artists Scholarship Application (PDF)
Jay Harry Rubenstein Scholarship Application (PDF)