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Virtual Art Club- Bundle
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Virtual Art Club- Bundle

$100

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Current session started Oct 5, 2021 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Art Club provides weekly artistic adventures in a safe, accessible environment with highly skilled instructors. The club meets weekly within convenient after-school hours. Activities include exploration of the museum collection, experimentation with different art mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, comics, and mixed-media projects. Each week is dedicated to a theme or one project, and you can register for a specific week or for a bundle of all 6 sessions, at a discounted price. 

In Person Art Club- Bundle
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In Person Art Club- Bundle

$175

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Current session started Oct 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Art Club provides weekly artistic adventures in a safe, accessible environment with highly skilled instructors. The club meets weekly at PAFA, within convenient after-school hours. Activities include exploration of the museum collection, experimentation with different art mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, comics, and mixed-media projects. Each week is dedicated to a theme or one project, and you can register for a specific week or for a bundle of all 6 sessions, at a discounted price. 

Virtual Art Club (VAC)

$20

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Nov 16, 2021

Virtual Art Club provides weekly artistic adventures in a safe, accessible Zoom environment with highly skilled instructors.  Each session is dedicated to a theme or one project. Most materials needed for activities can be found at home or purchased at an affordable price. 

The activities are geared towards kids ages 6-9. If you are interested in signing up a slightly older child you may do so at your discretion. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Information about Zoom and Canvas (Learning Management System) will be provided after registration.

In Person Art Club (PAC)

$45

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next session starts Oct 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm
3 additional sessions

In Person Art Club provides weekly artistic adventures with highly skilled instructors. In-person activities take place in the Historic Landmark Building. The group size is limited to 16 kids. (2 pods of 8). Each session is dedicated to a theme or one project. All materials are provided. 

The activities are geared towards kids ages 6-9. If you are interested in signing up a slightly older child you may do so at your discretion. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Arrival and Pick up information will be provided after registration

In Person Young Artist Academy: The Art of Painting Class

$320

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

In person instruction will take place in PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building with all necessary art materials provided. 

PLEASE NOTE: Covid-19 vaccination is required for students 12 and older! Please do not register for this In Person class if you won't be able to provide proof of vaccination (with at east 14 days passed after the all required doses) or a legitimate exemption. Refunds will not be issued due to the lack of vaccination proof. 

In this five-week in person course students will visit PAFA’s museum galleries to discover the “secrets” of some of America’s greatest artists. Students will develop confidence in using a variety of artmaking techniques, creating naturalistic and illusionistic artworks, capturing a likeness, and much more, all while having fun with acrylic and watercolor paints. 

Virtual Young Artist Academy: The Art of Painting

$280

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 23, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this five-week virtual course students will participate in live-zoom sessions exploring PAFA’s museum virtual collection and discovering the “secrets” of some of America’s greatest artists. Students will develop confidence in using a variety of artmaking techniques, creating naturalistic and illusionistic artworks, capturing a likeness, and much more, all while having fun with acrylic and watercolor paints. 

The Art Toolbox - a complementary set of Bristol Paper, Acrylics, and Brushes will be mailed to student’s home address.   

Students should have the following materials available at home: 

  • Pencil/Eraser 
  • Water Colors  
  • Optional Coloring Materials (colored pencils, markers, etc.) 
  • Scrap Paper or any sketchbook already owned 
  • Inking Pen (micron, brush pen, or anything similar) 

 

Virtual Family Arts Academy

Free

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 31, 2021 at 10:30 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 19, 2021

Due to COVID-19, Family Arts Academy programming will take place online once a month, until further notice. 

Whatever shape your family takes, join us and other families to learn about, create, and celebrate art! Friends and family members from all over the United States and even the world can spend time together in our Virtual Family Art Academy. Join our PAFA art educators live on zoom, and make a fun creative projects with materials found mostly at home.

Virtual Young Artist Academy: The Art of Drawing

$300

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 3, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This five-week long weekday virtual class offers an opportunity for children 10-14 to develop and hone their drawing skills within convenient afterschool hours at the comfort of their home. The course focuses on life drawing and emphasizes mastery of light and shadow, contour, texture, and other techniques. Learning from the great draftsmen, represented in PAFA’s collection, the young artists will develop confidence in creating drawings that capture a likeness, create naturalistic effects, and even play illusionistic tricks. 

Each student will receive an Art Toolbox, by mail with specialized drawing supplies.

The Art Toolbox - a drawing set, sketchbook, vine charcoal, and special illustration markers.  

You will also need: 

  • Extra Pencil/Eraser 
  • Water Color paint 
  • Other coloring materials (colored pencils, markers, etc.) 




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