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Young ArtistRegisterYOUNG ARTIST CLASSES

Calling all imaginations to run free!

Creativity and a variety of sensory rich mediums combine in this fun hands-on exploration that builds confidence, creativity, and self-expression. Young artists will be exposed to beginning visual art concepts and vocabulary while developing essential life skills, discovering and sharing their world. Inventive and engaging new themes are continuously explored to create unique works of art each session.

WEE ART | Ages 2 - 3
Leave the mess to us! This playful experience led by a professional preschool teaching artist encourages young artists to explore their creativity, integrating visual art and preschool concepts with a variety of age-appropriate and sensory rich mediums such as paint, crayons, sensory bins and books. Inventive and engaging new themes are continuously explored to create unique works of art each session appealing to beginning and returning students. 

ART EXPLORERS | Ages 3 - 5
Little hands and big imagination combine as young artists explore their creativity experimenting with age-appropriate mediums like paint and clay while introducing basic concepts. Inventive and engaging new themes are continuously explored to create unique works of art each session appealing to beginning and returning students. 

MINI MASTERS | Grades K - 2
Experience the excitement of being an artist! This class introduces basic art techniques like collage, drawing and painting while discovering their artistic voice. Inventive and engaging new themes are continuously explored to create unique works of art each session appealing to beginning and returning students.
 
AFTERSCHOOL CLUB ART SAMPLER | Grades K - 5
Join us at the Ballantyne Arts Center for a fun and casual art sampler! Students will experience a taste of visual art including free drawing, painting and collage with single process art projects that go home daily.

AFTERSCHOOL CLUB ART CHALLENGE! | Grades K - 5
From art mystery baskets to blindfolded drawing, new and silly challenges will inspire creativity and team work each class! 
 
PRESCHOOL CREATIVE ARTS SCHOOL DAYS OUT | Ages 3 - 6
When school’s not in session, sign up your child for a creative arts camp that combines theatre, movement, visual art and music into a fun learning adventure! These developmentally appropriate camp experiences enhance life skills through the arts. Campers rotate to a theatre and visual art instructor exploring a new themed story book each day. Art camps develop a variety of preschool life skills through an engaging and creative approach including fine and gross motor, public speaking and communication, literacy, comprehension, team work and much more!

For more information, please stop by or contact:
Sales & Service Center | 704 716 4600