YOUTH & TEEN PROGRAMS: The Art Center's Youth & Teen Programs provide young artists with high-quality fine art instruction in state-of-the-art studios. encourage self-expression and foster positive risk-taking within a nurturing artistic community.

Spring 2021 Registration:
November 23 - Member Registration Begins
December 7 - Registration Open to the Public

 

SPRING 2021 CLASSES

For Youth + Teen Camps Click Here!

 

LITTLE BIG ART - AGES 2-6 w/Adult

Please Note: A parent or caregiver must accompany each child to each class meeting. Registration is not required for the parent, only the child, but the parent must attend class with the child.

 

SATURDAY

Clay Exploration


Share in your toddler’s creative growth as you create and play with clay! This class is the perfect introduction to ceramics for little potters who love exploring. You and your little artist will learn the basics of handbuilding and create unique pieces.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 9:30 am–10:30 am • $104 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Messy Art


Throw out those brushes and discover some new ways to paint! Inspired by artists who don’t mind getting dirty, campers will learn through play and creative experimentation. A perfect camp for messy little artists!


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 11:30 am–12:30 pm • $81 • Bekah Pollard

 

FAMILY ART - AGES 4 + UP w/Adult

Please Note: You must register all members of your family, up to 4 individuals per unit, and each unit must include one adult. Unit price reflected at checkout. One collaborative art project per family.

 

FRIDAY

Family Clay!


Join us for a shared art experience in the ceramics studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration and skill-building through gallery explorations, reflective discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on ceramic projects. You must register all members of your group-up to 4 individuals per group, each group must include one adult. Group price reflected at checkout. One collaborative art project per group.


6 Weeks • January 22–February 26 • 11:30 am–1:30 pm • $190 • Jodi Krumel

 

SATURDAY

Family Art in Spanish


Join us for a shared art experience in the art studio and learn some new words in Spanish! This family-focused class will foster exploration, skill-building and, most importantly the development of life-long learning skills through gallery explorations, reflective discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on art projects. Class will be led by a bilingual instructor, students will listen and speak new Spanish words at each class.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 1–3 pm • $180 • Jheny Nieto

 

Family Art in Spanish


Join us for a shared art experience in the art studio and learn some new words in Spanish! This family-focused class will foster exploration, skill-building and, most importantly the development of life-long learning skills through gallery explorations, reflective discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on art projects. Class will be led by a bilingual instructor, students will listen and speak new Spanish words at each class.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 2–4 pm • $180 • Jheny Nieto

 

 

Family Painting


Join us for a shared art experience in the art studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration, skill-building and, most importantly the development of life-long learning skills through gallery explorations, reflective discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on art projects.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 11 am–1 pm • $180 • Camille Bates

 

Family Clay!


Join us for a shared art experience in the ceramics studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration and skill-building through gallery explorations, reflective discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on ceramic projects. You must register all members of your group-up to 4 individuals per group, each group must include one adult. Group price reflected at checkout. One collaborative art project per group.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 1–3 pm • $190 • Katie Hartford

 

AGES 6-10

TUESDAY

Stop Motion Fun!


Learn how to make drawings and characters come to life while experimenting with traditional and digital methods of animation! Students will work with a wide variety of materials as they piece together their unique stories!


6 Weeks • March 16–April 20 • 4:30–6 pm • $129 • Daniel Cooper

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Cups + Bowls - Online


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts. Practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction. This class is perfect for all skill levels and returning students.


6 Weeks • January 27–March 3 • 4:30–6 pm • $156 • Deborah Beam

 

SATURDAY

Drawing Characters


Look to your favorite comics and cartoons as we learn the tips and tricks professional artists use in their drawings! By exploring drawing and storytelling techniques, students will be able to improve their ability to create worlds and characters all their own.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 11 am–12:30 pm • $129 • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

Draw + Paint


Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 1:30–3 pm • $129 • Madeline Hutchins

 

Draw + Paint


Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 9:30 am–11 am • $129 • Bekah Pollard

 

Draw + Paint


Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 4:30–6:00 pm • $129 • Camille Bates

 

Cups + Bowls


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts. Practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction. This class is perfect for all skill levels and returning students.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 3–4:30 pm • $156 • Kylee Williams

 

Intro to Wood


Ready to work in 3D? Young woodworkers will learn all the basics, like joining, gluing and painting wood to make naturally original works of art.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 9:30 am–11 am • $156 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

AGES 6-14: HOMESCHOOL ART

MONDAY

Homeschool Art - Clay


The Indianapolis Art Center’s Home School Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-led visual art education and art making. This program ensures a student centered environment and engaging hands-on projects. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of working with clay and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere.


6 Weeks • January 18–February 22 • 12:30–2:30 pm • $194 • Jodi Krumel

 

Homeschool Art - Clay


The Indianapolis Art Center’s Home School Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-led visual art education and art making. This program ensures a student centered environment and engaging hands-on projects. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of working with clay and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere.


6 Weeks • March 8–April 12 • 12:30–2:30 pm • $194 • Jodi Krumel

 

THURSDAY

 

Homeschool Art


The Indianapolis Art Center’s Home School Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-led visual art education and art making. This program ensures a student centered environment and engaging hands-on projects. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of art and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere.


6 Weeks • January 21–February 25 • 10:30 am–12:30 pm • $159 • Daniel Cooper

 

Homeschool Art


The Indianapolis Art Center’s Home School Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-led visual art education and art making. This program ensures a student centered environment and engaging hands-on projects. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of art and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere.


6 Weeks • March 18–April 22 • 10:30 am–12:30 pm • $159 • Daniel Cooper

 

Homeschool Art - Online


The Indianapolis Art Center’s Home School Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-led visual art education and art making. This program ensures a student centered environment and engaging hands-on projects. Students will become familiar with the fundamentals of art and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere.


6 Weeks • March 18–April 22 • 10:30 am–12:30 pm • $159 • Daniel Cooper

 

AGES 10-14

WEDNESDAY

Draw + Paint


Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • January 20–February 24 • 4:30–6 pm • $129 • Bekah Pollard

 

FRIDAY

Intro to Glass


Find your way around the hot shop! As a great introductory course, students will receive lessons on proper tool use, navigation of the glass studio, and basic glassblowing techniques. Students must have a minimum height of 56 inches to be able to look into the furnace, full vision capability, gripping strength with both hands, and adequate hand-eye coordination. No sandals, shorts, or synthetics.


6 Weeks • January 22–February 26 • 4:30–6:30 pm • $377 • Drew Mason

 

SATURDAY

Draw + Paint - Online


Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • March 6–April 10 • 11 am–12:30 pm • $129 • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

Character Design


Learn how to create your very own characters by studying your favorite comics, cartoons, and manga! By exploring different styles of character design, students will gain an understanding of how to incorporate things like expression, poses, and costumes into their drawings.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 2:30–4 pm • $129 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Sewing


Show off your style by sewing your very own original pieces! In this hands-on class, you will learn all you need to know to get started with a sewing machine. Join us in the Fibers Studio and bring your designs to life!


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 4–6 pm • $208 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Draw + Paint


Awaken your inner artist through a series of hands-on projects! Built to improve your skills in drawing and painting, students will explore both personal creativity and individuality in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • March 13–April 17 • 4–5:30 pm • $129 • Daniel Cooper

 

Draw + Paint - Online

Awaken your creativity through a series of hands-on projects designed to improve your skills in drawing and painting! In this class, you will work on different projects and explore personal choice in a supportive environment.


6 Weeks • March 13-April 17 • 4:00–5:30 pm • $129 • Daniel Cooper

 

SUNDAY

Cups + Bowls


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts! Perfect for all skill levels, students will get to practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction.


6 Weeks • January 24–February 28 • Noon–1:30 pm • $156 • Kylee Williams

 

Manga Illustration - Online


The Japanese style of graphic storytelling known as Manga, has a distinctive style that has become immensely popular around the world. Learn to create your own characters in manga style and discover the characteristics that define it.


6 Weeks • January 24–February 28 • Noon–1:30 pm • $129 • Kylee Williams

 

Manga Illustration


The Japanese style of graphic storytelling known as Manga, has a distinctive style that has become immensely popular around the world. Learn to create your own characters in manga style and discover the characteristics that define it.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 1–2:30 pm • $129 • Jacob Butts

 

Cups + Bowls


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts! Perfect for all skill levels, students will get to practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 1–2:30 pm • $156 • Kylee Williams

 

Digital Art


Ditch the pen and paper and learn to create using the Adobe Creative Cloud and Wacom graphic tablets! Perfect for all skill levels, students will create digital works of art while learning the basics of software and technology used by professional designers.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 2–3:30 pm • $129 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Movie Making


Bring your fantastic stories to life one frame at a time! With a digital camera and computer software, you can turn any idea into an artistic moving creation. Join us as we learn both digital and traditional animation methods.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 2–3:30 pm • $129 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

AGES 10-18

 

SATURDAY

 

Photography


Want to learn more about photography? Join us and practice the most essential camera functions. Students will complete various photo challenges and discuss their work with peers. Students are encouraged to bring their own cameras.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 4–6 pm • $171 • Daniel Cooper

 

Photography - Online


Want to learn more about photography? Join us and practice the most essential camera functions. Students will complete various photo challenges and discuss their work with peers. Students are encouraged to bring their own cameras.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • 4–6 pm • $171 • Daniel Cooper

 

AGES 14-18

 

FRIDAY

Glassblowing + More


Play with fire and make some art! With lessons including proper tool use, navigation of the glass studio, and plenty of guidance with traditional glassblowing techniques, students will walk away with one-of-a-kind glass pieces and hands-on experience in a professional hot shop. Students must have a minimum height of 56 inches to be able to look into the furnace, full vision capability, gripping strength with both hands, and adequate hand-eye coordination. No sandals, shorts, or synthetics.


6 Weeks • March 12–April 16 • 4:30–6:30 pm • $377 • Drew Mason

 

SATURDAY

Digital Art


Create digital works of art using the Adobe Creative Cloud and Wacom graphic tablets just like a professional designer! This class is perfect for new or returning students.


6 Weeks • January 23–February 27 • Noon–2 pm • $171 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

SUNDAY

Woodworking


Get comfortable in the wood shop! Learn cutting, joining, and finishing wood in a fun and creative environment. You will gain knowledge of proper tool use and shop safety while completing a woodworking project.


6 Weeks • January 24–February 28 • 12:30–2:30 pm • $208 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Advanced Drawing - Online


Dive into the world of drawing in a supportive yet challenging environment! Students will get hands-on practice using pencils, charcoal, pastels, and ink to complete original works.


6 Weeks • March 14–May 2 (No class on March 21) • 2–4 pm • $171 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Steel Sculpture


Watch sparks fly as you learn to weld, cut, and shape metal into art! If you already like working with metal or just want to take your creativity into the third dimension, this is the class for you.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 2:30–4:30 pm • $208 • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Wheel Throwing


Expand your skills in handbuilding and wheel throwing and pursue projects based on your interests! This class is perfect for all skill levels and ideal for returning students.


6 Weeks • March 14–April 25 • 4–6 pm • $208 • Katie Hartford


 


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