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Community Arts Full Day (with Courtney Surmanek)
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 07/14 Tue 07/15 Wed 07/16 Thu 07/17 Fri 07/18
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 07/21 Tue 07/22 Wed 07/23 Thu 07/24 Fri 07/25
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 07/28 Tue 07/29 Wed 07/30 Thu 07/31 Fri 08/01
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 08/11 Tue 08/12 Wed 08/13 Thu 08/14 Fri 08/15
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 08/18 Tue 08/19 Wed 08/20 Thu 08/21 Fri 08/22
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 08/25 Tue 08/26 Wed 08/27 Thu 08/28 Fri 08/29
Community Arts Full Day Community Arts Community Arts will empower students as they develop a sense of confidence in themselves through learned skills in art making practices, as well as the impact they will have on their immediate community! Students will explore the technical aspects of various art mediums (drawing, painting, mixed media, and printmaking), with a focus on creativity, freedom of expression and collaboration. Working in collaboration with one local organization per week, classes will donate 1-2 of the works created. Organizations include the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge, St. James Healthcare, Coastal Research & Education Society of LI, and the LI State Veterans Home. Get ready for a whole lot of learning and a whole lot of fun! Community Arts offers age appropriate projects.
Sections:

Ages 5 to 6
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/14, Tuesday 07/15, Wednesday 07/16, Thursday 07/17, Friday 07/18, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/21, Tuesday 07/22, Wednesday 07/23, Thursday 07/24, Friday 07/25, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/28, Tuesday 07/29, Wednesday 07/30, Thursday 07/31, Friday 08/01, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 5 to 6
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/11, Tuesday 08/12, Wednesday 08/13, Thursday 08/14, Friday 08/15, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/18, Tuesday 08/19, Wednesday 08/20, Thursday 08/21, Friday 08/22, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/25, Tuesday 08/26, Wednesday 08/27, Thursday 08/28, Friday 08/29, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Community Arts Half Day (with Courtney Surmanek)
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 07/14 Tue 07/15 Wed 07/16 Thu 07/17 Fri 07/18
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 07/14 Tue 07/15 Wed 07/16 Thu 07/17 Fri 07/18
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 07/21 Tue 07/22 Wed 07/23 Thu 07/24 Fri 07/25
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 07/21 Tue 07/22 Wed 07/23 Thu 07/24 Fri 07/25
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 07/28 Tue 07/29 Wed 07/30 Thu 07/31 Fri 08/01
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 07/28 Tue 07/29 Wed 07/30 Thu 07/31 Fri 08/01
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 08/11 Tue 08/12 Wed 08/13 Thu 08/14 Fri 08/15
  • Ages 5 to 6, Mon 08/11 Tue 08/12 Wed 08/13 Thu 08/14 Fri 08/15
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 08/18 Tue 08/19 Wed 08/20 Thu 08/21 Fri 08/22
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 08/18 Tue 08/19 Wed 08/20 Thu 08/21 Fri 08/22
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 08/25 Tue 08/26 Wed 08/27 Thu 08/28 Fri 08/29
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 08/25 Tue 08/26 Wed 08/27 Thu 08/28 Fri 08/29
Community Arts Half Day Community Arts Community Arts will empower students as they develop a sense of confidence in themselves through learned skills in art making practices, as well as the impact they will have on their immediate community! Students will explore the technical aspects of various art mediums (drawing, painting, mixed media, and printmaking), with a focus on creativity, freedom of expression and collaboration. Working in collaboration with one local organization per week, classes will donate 1-2 of the works created. Organizations include the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge, St. James Healthcare, Coastal Research & Education Society of LI, and the LI State Veterans Home. Get ready for a whole lot of learning and a whole lot of fun! Community Arts offers age appropriate projects and different projects will be completed in the morning/ afternoon to allow for the fullest half-day experience possible! Full Day Monday through Friday 9am-4pm $350.00 Half Day Monday-Friday 9am-12pm or 1pm-4 pm $185.00 each half day July 14-18: Ages 5-6 July 21-25: Ages 7-8 July 28 - Aug 1: Ages 9-10 Aug 11-15: Ages 5-6 Aug. 18-22: Ages 7-8 Aug 25-29: Ages 9-10
Sections:

Ages 5 to 6
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/14, Tuesday 07/15, Wednesday 07/16, Thursday 07/17, Friday 07/18, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 5 to 6
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/14, Tuesday 07/15, Wednesday 07/16, Thursday 07/17, Friday 07/18, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/21, Tuesday 07/22, Wednesday 07/23, Thursday 07/24, Friday 07/25, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/21, Tuesday 07/22, Wednesday 07/23, Thursday 07/24, Friday 07/25, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/28, Tuesday 07/29, Wednesday 07/30, Thursday 07/31, Friday 08/01, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/28, Tuesday 07/29, Wednesday 07/30, Thursday 07/31, Friday 08/01, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 5 to 6
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/11, Tuesday 08/12, Wednesday 08/13, Thursday 08/14, Friday 08/15, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 5 to 6
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/11, Tuesday 08/12, Wednesday 08/13, Thursday 08/14, Friday 08/15, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/18, Tuesday 08/19, Wednesday 08/20, Thursday 08/21, Friday 08/22, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 7 to 8
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/18, Tuesday 08/19, Wednesday 08/20, Thursday 08/21, Friday 08/22, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/25, Tuesday 08/26, Wednesday 08/27, Thursday 08/28, Friday 08/29, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/25, Tuesday 08/26, Wednesday 08/27, Thursday 08/28, Friday 08/29, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Drawing & Painting for Young Artists (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 07/14 Tue 07/15 Wed 07/16 Thu 07/17 Fri 07/18
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 07/14 Tue 07/15 Wed 07/16 Thu 07/17 Fri 07/18
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 07/21 Tue 07/22 Wed 07/23 Thu 07/24 Fri 07/25
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 07/21 Tue 07/22 Wed 07/23 Thu 07/24 Fri 07/25
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 07/28 Tue 07/29 Wed 07/30 Thu 07/31 Fri 08/01
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 07/28 Tue 07/29 Wed 07/30 Thu 07/31 Fri 08/01
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 08/04 Tue 08/05 Wed 08/06 Thu 08/07 Fri 08/08
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 08/04 Tue 08/05 Wed 08/06 Thu 08/07 Fri 08/08
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 08/11 Tue 08/12 Wed 08/13 Thu 08/14 Fri 08/15
  • Ages 7 to 9, Mon 08/11 Tue 08/12 Wed 08/13 Thu 08/14 Fri 08/15
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 08/18 Tue 08/19 Wed 08/20 Thu 08/21 Fri 08/22
  • Ages 10 to 12, Mon 08/18 Tue 08/19 Wed 08/20 Thu 08/21 Fri 08/22
Drawing & Painting for Young Artists Get set for an exciting, fun-filled week all about ART! Students will discover all of the possibilities of art making while delving into a variety of drawing and painting explorations. Students will explore a variety of drawing and painting techniques offering them many creative paths to express their ideas. After a thorough understanding of the material and/or technique is achieved, students will be able to apply this knowledge to create wonderful works of art! Students will explore charcoal, chalk pastel, oil pastel, colored pencils, pan and liquid watercolor, tempera paint and more. Personal style is celebrated and age appropriate activities will be executed. Returning students will find each week to be a new, unique experience.
Sections:

Ages 7 to 9
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/14, Tuesday 07/15, Wednesday 07/16, Thursday 07/17, Friday 07/18, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 9
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/14, Tuesday 07/15, Wednesday 07/16, Thursday 07/17, Friday 07/18, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/21, Tuesday 07/22, Wednesday 07/23, Thursday 07/24, Friday 07/25, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/21, Tuesday 07/22, Wednesday 07/23, Thursday 07/24, Friday 07/25, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 7 to 9
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/28, Tuesday 07/29, Wednesday 07/30, Thursday 07/31, Friday 08/01, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 9
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/28, Tuesday 07/29, Wednesday 07/30, Thursday 07/31, Friday 08/01, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/04, Tuesday 08/05, Wednesday 08/06, Thursday 08/07, Friday 08/08, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/04, Tuesday 08/05, Wednesday 08/06, Thursday 08/07, Friday 08/08, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 7 to 9
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/11, Tuesday 08/12, Wednesday 08/13, Thursday 08/14, Friday 08/15, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 7 to 9
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/11, Tuesday 08/12, Wednesday 08/13, Thursday 08/14, Friday 08/15, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$350.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/18, Tuesday 08/19, Wednesday 08/20, Thursday 08/21, Friday 08/22, 09:00 - 04:00 PM

Ages 10 to 12
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 08/18, Tuesday 08/19, Wednesday 08/20, Thursday 08/21, Friday 08/22, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Sculpture Time! (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 7 to 8, Mon 07/07 Tue 07/08 Wed 07/09 Thu 07/10 Fri 07/11
  • Ages 9 to 10, Mon 07/07 Tue 07/08 Wed 07/09 Thu 07/10 Fri 07/11
Sculpture Time! Students will use various materials including clay, Papier-mâché, found objects and more to create fantastic sculptures! Students will create animals, people, objects from nature, imaginary creatures, functional objects and more! Emphasis is placed on the exploration and understanding of materials so that students will be able to apply their learning to future creations. Great classes to get messy, create great art and have fun!
Sections:

Ages 7 to 8
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/07, Tuesday 07/08, Wednesday 07/09, Thursday 07/10, Friday 07/11, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Ages 9 to 10
$185.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Monday 07/07, Tuesday 07/08, Wednesday 07/09, Thursday 07/10, Friday 07/11, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Intermediate to Advanced Watercolors for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 04/30 to 05/21
Intermediate to Advanced Watercolors for Adults This Course will focus on advanced techniques of watercolor painting and alternative watercolor mediums. We will be working from still lives and weather permitting, will work outdoors. Materials needed: Watercolor paper, watercolor pad, or watercolor block (artist grade not student grade); Watercolor paint in tubes; Watercolor Brushes made from Nylon, Taklon or Sable stay away from Camel or Squirrel hair (at a minimum you will need 1 large and 1 small Round & Flat sizes 1-2 and 6-8); Board to work on; Masking or Artists tape; Containers for water; Paper towels. Optional materials: Water soluble pencils/crayons; Ink; Bamboo pen; Sponges; Masking fluid
Sections:

Ages 18 to 99
$104.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 04/30, 05/07, 05/14, 05/21, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
  • Ages 5 to 7, Sats 04/26 to 05/24
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 This class is designed with young artists in mind. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, leaves and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 2 hr. class...bring a snack!) NOTE: Only six students will be accepted for this class so get your payment /form in early to hold your spot!
Sections:

Ages 5 to 7
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Styled to Rock! (with Missy Bernstein)
  • Ages 8 to 10, Weds 03/26 to 04/30
  • Ages 11 to 13, Weds 03/26 to 04/30
  • Ages 11 to 13, Sats 03/29 to 05/10
  • Ages 14 to 17, Sats 03/29 to 05/10
Styled to Rock! Styled to Rock! Join our edgy rock and roll design team to create fashion-forward looks for a celebrity icon! This fashion design class is an upbeat, high-energy course exposing students to the four processes of fashion design development. Students will acquire the necessary skills in fashion trend research, fashion illustration, pattern making and garment construction. This is the next step for the fashion design student in gaining a taste of real life experience in the design room. The class will incorporate students interests in music, media and current scene trends to create their own fashion design look. The final look will then be photographed and displayed for art students, parents, and friends to view! (Each student will need to bring their own - one white T-shirt and one black legging for their project.)
Sections:

Ages 8 to 10
$115.00 Course Fee - $12.00 Materials Fee
Wednesdays 03/26, 04/02, 04/09, 04/16, 04/23, 04/30, 04:30 - 06:00 PM

Ages 11 to 13
$115.00 Course Fee - $12.00 Materials Fee
Wednesdays 03/26, 04/02, 04/09, 04/16, 04/23, 04/30, 06:15 - 07:45 PM

Ages 11 to 13
$115.00 Course Fee - $12.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 03/29, 04/05, 04/12, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 11:30 - 01:00 PM

Ages 14 to 17
$115.00 Course Fee - $12.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 03/29, 04/05, 04/12, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 01:15 - 02:45 PM