Children & Teen Class Offerings

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Kid's Clay

Students will coil and slab-build several individualized one-of-a-kind clay pieces, which they will decorate with colorful glazes. Instruction will focus on creating textures and developing increased hand-eye coordination and confidence over time.

Section I:
Instructor: Aria Finch
Tuesdays for 6 weeks
April 10 - May 15 
3:30-4:30 pm
Age: First grade to 8 years, Beginners & up
$50 members; $60 non-members
Section II:
Instructor: Aria Finch
Tuesdays for 6 weeks
April 10 - May 15 
4:30-5:30 pm
Age: 9 years to teen,  Beginners & up
$50 members; $60 non-members

Kids Connection to Aerospace

Ready for some fun, hands-on activities exploring aerospace?  This class introduces students to aerospace concepts including Bernoulli’s principle, forces related to flight, anatomy of an airplane and the space shuttle, and Newton’s laws of motion.  Students will be working with their peers in partners or small groups while they conduct experiments in these engaging, hands-on lessons.

Instructor: Margaret “Peggy” Bohlin
Wednesdays for 4 weeks
May 9 – May 30
2:30-3:30 pm
Age: 8 – teen
Beginners & up
$35 members; $45 non-members


STEAM Workshop: Garden Art

Garden Art is a fun exploration of botany, earth sciences and art.  Come and get a little dirt under your fingers while creating beautiful garden sculptures using plants, seeds, rocks and clay.  Learn about local plants, rocks, in an exciting creative environment.  This 2 hour class will get kids excited about the sciences of botany and geology through hands on creations of sculptures which erode, plant seeds and grow.

Instructor: Ruben Olguin
Saturday, May 12
10am - noon
Age: 8 – Teen
Beginners & up
$25 members; $35 non-members

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June Children's Summer Art Classes: The ART of the Story

Explore the connections between art and story, how artists tell stories using objects, illustration, and books. Finding inspiration in the RMAC collection we will combine ceramics, drawing, printmaking and imagination to create visual stories inspired by artists and artworks. By the end of the week, you’ll be a master storyteller!

Kids Clay with Instructor Aria Finch
Section I:
Monday - Friday
June 11 - 15, 9-10 am
Age: First grade to 8 years, Beginners & up
$50 members; $60 non-members
Section II:
Monday - Friday
June 11 - 15, 10-11 am
Age: 9 years to teen, Beginners & up
$50 members; $60 non-members
Painting and Drawing with Instructor Jessica Parham

Section I:
Age: 9 years to teen, beginners & up
Monday-Friday, June 11-15, 9-10 am
$50 members; $60 non-members
Section II:
Age: 1st grade to 8 years, beginners & up
Monday-Friday, June 11-15, 10-11 am
$50 members; $60 non-members
Throwing on the Wheel
Students will make various thrown bowls and cups with emphasis on inventive surfaces. Students must have had a previous class in clay at the RMAC. Supplies are included. Prerequisite: Students must have previously taken a clay class at RMAC.

Age: 11 years to teen, beginners & up
Monday-Friday, June 11-15 and
Monday, June 18 for glazing
11 am - 12:30 pm
$65 members; $75 non-members
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