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.

Fall 2021 Registration:
July 19 - Member Registration
August 2 - Registration Open to the Public

 

FALL 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.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. All supplies are provided for youth & teen classes.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 9:30 AM-10:30 AM • $104

 

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! All materials are provided for Youth and Teen classes.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM • $81

 

Fun with Paint

Have a little artist who just loves getting messy? Join as we learn the basics of creating original works of art using a variety of painting tools! All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM • $81

 

Fun with Clay


Jumpstart creative growth with clay! Based on the basics of handbuilding, instructors will be guiding your little artist through the steps to create their own decorated and glazed ceramic pieces. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM • $104

 

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 clay studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration and skill-building through thoughtful discussions, technique demonstrations, and hands-on clay 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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 3, 2021-October 8, 2021 • 11:30 AM-1:30 PM • $208

 

SATURDAY

Family Clay!

 

Join us for a shared art experience in the clay studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration and skill-building through thoughtful discussions, technique demonstrations, and hands-on clay 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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 1:00 PM-3:00 PM • $208

 


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. NOTE: You must register all members of your family, up to 4 individuals per unit and each unit must include one adult. A discount will be applied to your purchase at checkout. One collaborative art project per family. All supplies are provided for youth & teen classes.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 1:00 PM-3:00 PM • $171

 

Family Clay!


Join us for a shared art experience in the clay studio! This family-focused class will foster exploration and skill-building through thoughtful discussions, technique demonstrations, and hands-on clay 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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 1:00 PM-3:00 PM • $208

 

 

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.NOTE: You must register all members of your family, up to 4 individuals per unit and each unit must include one adult. A discount will be applied to your purchase at checkout. One collaborative art project per family. All supplies are provided for youth & teen classes.

 

Acomp·Òanos para una experiencia en el estudio de arte donde aprenderemos algunas palabras nuevas en espaÒol. Esta clase con enfoque familiar promover· la exploraciÛn, el desarrollo de habilidades artÌsticas, y el valor de seguir aprendiendo toda la vida. Estudiantes escucharan y hablaran palabras en espaÒol en cada clase por medio de pl·ticas, demostraciones y proyectos de arte. La clase ser· dirigida por una instructora biling¸e. AVISO: Tiene que registrar a todos los miembros de su familia, hasta 4 individuos por cada grupo y cada grupo tiene que tener un adulto. Un descuento ser· aplicado al finalizar su compra. Todos los materiales son proveÌdos para las clases de niÒos y jÛvenes.


6 Weeks • October 24, 2021-December 5, 2021 • 2:00 PM-4:00 PM • $171

 

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. NOTE: You must register all members of your family, up to 4 individuals per unit and each unit must include one adult. A discount will be applied to your purchase at checkout. One collaborative art project per family. All supplies are provided for youth & teen classes.


6 Weeks • October 24, 2021-December 5, 2021 • 3:00 PM-5:00 PM • $171

AGES 4-6

 

SATURDAY

 

Little Big Art: 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. 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. All supplies are provided for youth & teen classes.

 

6 Weeks • August 28, 2021—October 9, 2021 • 9:30 AM—10:30 AM • $104.00 • Ages 2-4 w/ Adult • Camille Bates

 

AGES 4-6

 

SATURDAY

 

Fun with Paint


Have a little artist who just loves getting messy? Join as we learn the basics of creating original works of art using a variety of painting tools! All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM • $81

 

Fun with Clay


Jumpstart creative growth with clay! Based on the basics of handbuilding, instructors will be guiding your little artist through the steps to create their own decorated and glazed ceramic pieces. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM • $104

 

 

 

AGES 6-10

SUNDAY

Intro to Camera Use


Learn how to capture that picture-perfect moment! Once you understand how your camera works and the ins and outs of digital photography, you’ll be getting creative with various fun projects. While all supplies are provided for Youth & Teen Classes, students are welcomed to bring their own cameras.


6 Weeks • August 29, 2021-October 10, 2021 • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM • $129

 

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! All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 19, 2021-November 23, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:00 PM • $129

 

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 1, 2021-October 6, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:00 PM • $125

 

THURSDAY

 

Drawing Characters - Ages 6-10

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 26, 2021-September 30, 2021 • 5:00 PM-6:30 PM • $129

 

SATURDAY

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 1:30 PM-3:00 PM • $129

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 3:00 PM-4:30 PM • $156

 

Pop Art


Bright colors, strong subjects, high contrast - what else do you notice in iconic pop art? Students will explore this loud expression of creativity and gain inspiration to create their own masterpieces! All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:00 PM • $129

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 9:30 AM-11:00 AM • $129

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 9:30 AM-11:00 AM • $156

 

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 projects. Students will become familiar with working with clay and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere. All materials for Home School Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 30, 2021-October 11, 2021 • 12:30 PM-2:30 PM • $194

 

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 projects. Students will become familiar with working with clay and develop creative problem solving skills they can apply anywhere. All materials for Home School Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 18, 2021-November 22, 2021 • 12:30 PM-2:30 PM • $194

 

THURSDAY

 

Homeschool Art 

 

The Indianapolis Art Center Homeschool Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-centered visual art education to students of all levels. In this 2D focused class, students will explore fundamental concepts of art and have access to a multitude of materials while learning from brief demonstrations provided by their teaching artist at the start of each class. All materials for Homeschool Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 2, 2021-October 7, 2021 • 10:30 AM-12:30 PM • $159

 

Homeschool Art - Online


The Indianapolis Art Center Homeschool Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-centered visual art education to students of all levels. In this 2D focused class, students will explore fundamental concepts of art and have access to a multitude of materials while learning from brief demonstrations provided by their teaching artist at the start of each class. All materials for Homeschool Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 2, 2021-October 7, 2021 • 10:30 AM-12:30 PM • $130

 

Homeschool Art

 

The Indianapolis Art Center Homeschool Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-centered visual art education to students of all levels. In this 2D focused class, students will explore fundamental concepts of art and have access to a multitude of materials while learning from brief demonstrations provided by their teaching artist at the start of each class. All materials for Homeschool Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 28, 2021-December 9, 2021 • 10:30 AM-12:30 PM • $159

 

Homeschool Art - Online


The Indianapolis Art Center Homeschool Art Program is designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and student-centered visual art education to students of all levels. In this 2D focused class, students will explore fundamental concepts of art and have access to a multitude of materials while learning from brief demonstrations provided by their teaching artist at the start of each class.All materials for Homeschool Art are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 28, 2021-December 9, 2021 • 10:30 AM-12:30 PM • $130

 

AGES 10-14

WEDNESDAY

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 1 - October 6 • 4:30 PM-6:00 PM • $129

 

THURSDAY

 

Intro to Wood


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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 2 - October 7 • 5:00 PM-6:30 PM • $156

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • September 3, 2021-October 8, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:30 PM • $377

 

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.All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 22, 2021-December 3, 2021 • 3:00 PM-4:30 PM • $129

 

SATURDAY

Draw + Paint - Online


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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-November 27, 2021 • 11:00 AM-12:30 PM • $129

 

Draw + Paint - Online


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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 4:00 PM-5:30 PM • $105

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 4:00 PM-5:30 PM • $129

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 2:30 PM-4:00 PM • $129


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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM • $171

 

SUNDAY

Cups + Bowls


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts. As a way to practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction, this class is perfect for all skill levels and returning students. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 29 - October 10 • Noon–1:30 pm • $156

 

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.All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 24, 2021-December 5, 2021 • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM • $129

 

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.All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.

 

12 Weeks • September 12 -October 17 • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM • $105

 

Cups + Bowls


Create beautifully balanced clay pieces to use at home or give as gifts. As a way to practice traditional handbuilding methods like slab, coil, and pinch construction, this class is perfect for all skill levels and returning students. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 24, 2021-December 5, 2021 • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM • $156

 

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 • 3–4:30 pm • $129 • Jacob Butts

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 24 - December 5 • 2:00 PM-3:30 PM • $129

 

AGES 10-18

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM • $140

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM • $171

 

Sewing - Ages 10-18


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! All materials for Youth &Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM • $208

 

 

AGES 14-18

 

FRIDAY

Glassblowing and 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.All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 22, 2021-December 3, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:30 PM • $377

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 22, 2021-December 3, 2021 • 4:30 PM-6:30 PM • $208

 

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. NOTE: All supplies are provided for Youth & Teen Classes.


6 Weeks • August 28, 2021-October 9, 2021 • 12:00 PM-2:00 PM • $171

 

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. NOTE: All supplies are provided for Youth & Teen Classes.


6 Weeks • October 23, 2021-December 4, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM • $208

 

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. NOTE: All supplies are provided for Youth & Teen Classes.


6 Weeks • August 29, 2021-October 10, 2021 • 12:30 PM-2:30 PM • $208

 

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. All materials for Youth & Teen classes are included with registration.


6 Weeks • October 24, 2021-December 5, 2021 • 2:00 PM-4:00 PM • $140

 

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