Youth Education

 

Current Classes and Workshops:

 

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FREE Fall Youth & Teen Art Series

@ Artworks Trenton!!!

Artworks Trenton is happy to announce the return of our Free Youth & Teen Art Series held in Artworks’ 40-foot-high sky lit classrooms beginning October 2016 through December 2016. These free classes are scheduled on Saturday, 12pm-1pm for youth (ages 6-12) and 1:30pm-2:30pm for teens (ages 13-17). This is an opportunity for the youth communities of Trenton and the surrounding counties to take inspiration from Artworks instructors Kate Eggleston and Greta Carlton as they guide students through the various facets of art.

*When registering, please be sure to register under the participating youth or teen's name. You are welcome to registering up to 3 participants at one time.

October Schedule:

“Dye With Me: Tie-Dyeing”

Instructor: Kate Eggleston

These classes are an introduction to tie-dye and shibori for young kids and teens.  Shibori is a Japanese resist dye technique which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing.  Participants will create an array of designs dyed in Kool Aid with a spooky Halloween twist.

Saturday, October 8th:  Geometric Patterns

12-1pm (6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm (13-17yrs): Register Here

 

 Saturday, October 15th:  Spider-webbing Patterns

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

Saturday, October 29th:  Pole Wrapping

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

November Schedule:

"Mixed Media Arts"

Instructor: Greta Carlton

Saturday, November 5th: Paper Stained Glass Windows

This relaxing program will help students explore their creativity. Students will make “Stained Glass” windows in the style of the famous Mondrian with the option to embellish as desired. The "Stained Glass" will be ready to hang in your window and pour colorful light into any space.

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

Saturday, November 19th: Tree of Life

This exciting program will help students explore their creativity. Students will make a beautiful abstract tree in the style of the famous Gustav Klimt. These trees will be ready to hang and make a perfect gift for the holidays.

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

 

Saturday, November 26th: Ornament Party!

This constructive program will help students explore their creativity. Students will make unique Pomander ornaments that will incorporate the sense of sight & smell along with upcycled ornaments that will utilize plastic bottles. Start saving your water bottles to transform into new creations fit for decorating!

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

December Schedule:

"Winter Weaving"

Instructor: Kate Eggleston

These classes are an introduction to several methods of weaving for young kids and teens. Weaving is an art that has existed for many centuries, with a variety of designs and applications. Participants will learn several weaving techniques, including the colorful "rainbow weaving" which always creates wonderful results! Each week, students will leave with one beautifully woven project of their own design.

Saturday, December, 3rd:  Rainbow Weaving

12-1pm (6-12yrs): Register Here

Waiting List: Click Here

*Please note: We will notify you if a spot should open. Availability is given on a first come, first serve basis. Please register under your child's name. If you have more than one child that you would like to register, you can do so by adding them as a guest/participant.

1:30-2:30pm (13-17yrs): Register Here

 

 Saturday, December 10th:  Woven Bowls

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

Waiting List: Click Here

*Please note: We will notify you if a spot should open. Availability is given on a first come, first serve basis. Please register under your child's name. If you have more than one child that you would like to register, you can do so by adding them as a guest/participant.

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

Saturday, December 17th:  Fancy God's Eyes

12-1pm Youth(6-12yrs): Register Here

Waiting List: Click Here

*Please note: We will notify you if a spot should open. Availability is given on a first come, first serve basis. Please register under your child's name. If you have more than one child that you would like to register, you can do so by adding them as a guest/participant.

1:30-2:30pm Teens(13-17yrs): Register Here

 

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Special Effects Makeup 101 for Teens

Saturday, December 17th, 3-5pm

SFX: 101 for teens! Blood, Bruises, and Burns! Learn the basics of gory special effects makeup in a fun hands-on atmosphere and meet other students your age interested in Special Effects Makeup. Let professional makeup artist Meagan Impellizzeri show you how to use the tools of the trade. We will discuss and demonstrate the various materials and makeup used in the industry and students will have the opportunity to try materials and practice on one another and themselves. Meagan is an experienced teacher and her classes are both fun and chock full of great information and tips! All materials will be provided. Come and get gross with us!

* Allergy warning: Please be aware that certain products such as latex will be used in the class. If you have an allergy please contact us to see if we can make accommodations.

Instructor: Meagan Impellizzeri

Price: $15

Register Here