CLASSES

THE SCHWEINFURTH
ART CENTER

Art Center Policies

Winter Weather: if it is a snow day for the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Art After School will be canceled.

Payment is required for all art classes at the time of registration. No refunds within one week of class start date. Classes often fill up, so we encourage you to register early!

If the Art Center cancels a class you will be notified. When a class is cancelled, your enrollment fee may be credited towards another class or may be refunded in full.

April Art Camp: Reef Exploration through Sculptures, Biology & Circuits



Glowing jellyfish and neon coral! From coral to tropical fish, turtles and algae, coral reefs offer a world of visual and biological wonders. Students will learn about Australia's Great Barrier Reef and use circuits to mimic reef species. Play with color and form to create sea creatures.

This camp is now FULL. To be placed on the waiting list, please email Deirdre at daureden@schweinfurthartcenter.org

When: Monday-Friday, April 23-27, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 7-11
Teacher: Carrie Drake
Cost: $95 for members / $105 for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp 2018 - The Universe: Present, Future & Imagined



The Schweinfurth Art Center will hold four week-long art camps in July and August (Monday-Friday).  There will be two sessions every morning each week, one for ages 6-10, and one for ages 11-16.  We hold afternoon sessions (1-4pm) during Weeks 2 & 4 for ages 11-16. Those two weeks students aged 11-16 are able to sign up for morning and/or afternoon sessions; if they sign up for both, they can bring a bag lunch and stay all day. 

Each week includes a variety of projects and a range of mediums, from ceramics to painting to collage to fiber art.  

Scroll below for details about each camp week. To register, please click on "Register" button below week you would like to sign up for.

 

Cost: $100 per week-long camp for members / $110 per week-long camp for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 1: Imaginary Worlds (Ages 6-10)



Get inspired by “A Wrinkle in Time” and your favorite sci-fi stories about imaginary worlds. Dream up new planets, creatures & landscapes. Enjoy a week of creativity in this mixed media camp using clay, paint and collage. 

When: Monday-Friday, July 16-20, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Warner Varno
Cost: $110 for member / $110 for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 1: Comic Adventures - Time Traveler (Ages 11-16)



Delve into the world of illustrating comics and explore infinite timelines! Create the future or build from the past while you learn the art of visual storytelling. Improve your drawing skills and develop your own characters.

When: Monday-Friday July 16-20, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: Evan Bujold
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 2: Robots & Distant Galaxies (Ages 6-10)



How do we discover galaxies way off in space? Robots and simple machines are the key to study worlds unknown. Have fun using recycled materials and a bit of robotics to invent, design, decorate and play with art that moves, swims, and grabs.

When: Monday-Friday July 23-27, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Carrie Drake
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 2: Ceramics (Ages 11-16 Morning)



Explore the world of handbuilding and tile making. Design your own mold to make tiles, and experiment with making mosaics.

When: Monday-Friday July 23-27, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: John Smolenski
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 2: Watercolor Weaving (Ages 11-16 Afternoon)



Join us for a week of painting, weaving and basket making! Learn how to weave unique baskets using painted paper. Create your own watercolor art to weave into your creations.

When: Monday-Friday July 23-27, 1-4pm
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: Liz Carnes
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 3: Adventurers & Explorers (Ages 6-10)



Take a creative look at different well known explorers from all over the world. Design masks out of plaster, clay, recycled objects and more. Set your sights on the seas as a pirate, hike through the jungle on safari, or blast off to space as an astronaut. Create gear and accessories to complement your mask, including capes, hats, and swords.

When: Monday-Friday July 30-Aug. 3, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Kalee Doeing
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 3: Adventurous Landscape Painting (Ages 11-16)



Adventurers in uncharted territories experience thrilling visual landscapes. Use stories of adventure pioneers as a guide for depicting landscapes. Explore watercolors and acrylics to create visual depictions of places rarely explored. 

When: Monday-Friday July 30-Aug. 3, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: Carrie Drake
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 4: Space Travelers & Foreign Planets (Ages 6-10)



Aliens and rockets and planets, oh my! Explore and create all things space including paper maché planets, flying space ships, inter-galactic nightlights and our very own unique aliens. The week will include art & space related experiments, too.

When: Monday-Friday Aug. 6-10, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Joy LoPiccolo
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 4: Far Out Spray Painting (Ages 11-16 Morning)



Inspired by street art and imagined galaxies, this session explore the world of spray paint art. Make your own tools and play with spray-painting techniques to depict distant solar systems. Students will spend time inside the art center, and also outside.  

When: Monday-Friday Aug. 6-10, 9am-Noon
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: Carrie Drake
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Summer Art Camp Week 4: Sewing Explorations (Ages 11-16 Afternoon)



If you ever wanted to make your own clothes but didn’t know where to start, this is the class for you!  Students will learn how to read a pattern, choose the right size and cloth, and how to cut it out.  The main project will be sewing a new summer outfit. Learn also how to repurpose an existing item or two from your closet.

When: Monday-Friday Aug. 6-10, 1-4pm
Who: Ages 11-16
Teacher: Nancy Bales
Cost: $100 for members / $110 for nonmembers

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.


Art After School



Art After School gives children the opportunity to be creative and have fun in a unique environment. Classes meet Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5:15pm for a series of six week sessions throughout the school year. Note that students can arrive as early as 3:30 to the Art Center.

Scholarships are available! Please call or email Deirdre Aureden at daureden@schweinfurthartcenter.org  for details. 

Session 2: Spring into Art

Celebrate the season by creating nature themed art. Paint water colored gardens, make animals from clay, create colorful Japanese fish wind socks and draw your own self portrait to bring out the spring in you!

This session is now FULL.  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email Deirdre at daureden@schweinfurthartcenter.org
 

When: Session 2: Wednesdays, April 18-May 30, 2018 3:45-5:15pm (no class April 25 during spring break)
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Molly Fontana
Cost: $60 for members / $70 for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.