You can find all the classes for kids and young teens on this page.

Let your creativity thrive at River Tree Arts! 

Check out our SUMMER camps and workshops too!

For workshops click here.(Click here for all summer workshops to be held at the Nonantum Resort.)

If you want to check out art classes and workshops for adults only, click here.

MONDAYS (SPRING SESSION 2)

MONDAYS 4:00-5:30PM
Grades 2-5
5 weeks: April 22 – May 20 (makeup if RTA cancels class: 6/3)

Instructor: Leah Payne


In this class, children will learn painting techniques to help them feel successful with a brush in their hands. Artists will explore color and shape to help them discover their individual artistic styles. Explore color mixing, creating texture, as well as choosing materials. Artists will learn how to use their new skills to continue making art far into the future! Students will work on various surfaces including canvases, rocks, traditional paper, and more!

 


REGISTER HERE

Members: $160 | Non-Members: $185

TUESDAYS (spring SESSION 2)

TUESDAYS, 4:00-5:30PM
6 weeks; April 23 – May 28 2024 (makeup if RTA cancels a class: 6/4)

Instructor: Satsi Schimelpfenig 


In this class, students will learn the basic skills of fashion design and garment structures. Using a variety of hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern-making, and fashion illustration techniques, the instructor will help guide students to create their own unique pieces.


At the end of the session of classes, students will be invited to walk the runway in their very own fashion show to showcase their pieces to their friends and family!


REGISTER HERE

Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220

Thursdays (spring SESSION 2)

THURSDAYS, 10:00AM-11:00AM
6 weeks; April 25 – May 30 (makeup if RTA cancels a class: 6/6)
Recommended age 2-4

Instructor: Satsi Schimelpfenig


This class presents an opportunity for a parent and their toddler to create art together! You’ll be able to leave with projects and fun memories (without the mess for you to clean up in your own home). Each project will be centered around a children’s book or song to activate all of their senses, and get them exposed to the excitement and creativity of feeling like they are in an art studio. Projects may entail sensory elements such as painting, gluing, and sculpting clay. Recommended for children ages 2-4. Max attendees 6.

 


REGISTER HERE

Members: $150 | Non-Members: $185

THURSDAYS, 12:00-2:00PM
6 weeks; April 25 – May 30 (makeup if RTA cancels a class: 6/6)
Recommended age 7-12

Instructor: Satsi Schimelpfenig


This series of art classes will offer young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity while using several different art mediums which may include ceramics, painting, drawing, weaving, and collage. Students will be encouraged to follow their own creative process with guidance from the instructor. Max attendees 8.

 


REGISTER HERE

Members: $225 | Non-Members: $255

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WORKSHOPS


 

*For all info about dance classes and programs please visit our Dance pages.


PLEASE BE ADVISED:

  • Don’t dress in your best attire for art classes; art can get messy!
  • Please read all of River Tree Arts’ Policies and Procedures before registering for any event.
  • In the case that a class is canceled due to weather and a student cannot attend the rain-date, refunds will not be issued.

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELATION DUE TO LOW NUMBERS, SO DON’T DELAY; REGISTER TODAY!