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

For adult classes, some of which welcome teens 15 and up, please click here.

• Spring session 1 classes start February 2024.

• Click here for workshops.


• Click here for the dance schedule.

 

SPRING SESSION 1 CLASSES

MONDAYS, 4:00PM-5:30PM
6 weeks; February 26 – April 1, 2024
Grades 2-5

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!


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Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220

TUESDAYS, 4:00PM-5:30PM
6 weeks; February 27 – April 2 2024
Grades 2-5

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!


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Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220

WEDNESDAYS, 4:00PM-5:30PM
6 weeks; February 28 – April 3
Grades 3-5

Instructor: Hannah Medovnikov


Ceramics class offers young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity while experiencing everything clay! Students will experiment with a variety of hand-building techniques. All projects will be fired in the kiln and students will learn basic glazing applications to finish the work that they create to cherish for years.


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Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220

WEDNESDAYS, 4:00PM-5:30PM
6 weeks; February 28 – April 3
Grades 6-8

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!

 


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Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220

THURSDAYS, 10:00AM-11:00AM
5 weeks; February 29 – March 28
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.

 


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Members: $125 | Non-Members: $165

THURSDAYS, 12:00PM-2:00PM
5 weeks; February 29 – March 28
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.

 


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Members: $200 | Non-Members: $230

THURSDAYS, 4:00PM-5:30PM
6 weeks; February 29 – April 4
Grades 3-5

Instructor: Emily Bider


Do you love to make your own jewelry and accessories? Then this class is for you! Each week, Emily will invite students to explore a variety of media and materials such as wire, beads, baubles, ribbon, buttons, textiles and fabric paint etc. to create earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, hair accessories, key chains, wall hangings/charms and broaches/pins. In addition to learning the basics of working with wire and jewelry findings like jump rings and clasps, students will also learn how to hand-sew (without a machine) their own bags/pouches and deconstruct/reconstruct and embellish a plain white t-shirt! Students will be encouraged to think-outside-the-box and harness their creative powers to create their own unique designs!


REGISTER HERE

Members: $190 | Non-Members: $220


WORKSHOPS

Kid and teen workshop will be posted here. For dance workshops please visit our dance section.


PLEASE BE ADVISED:

  • Don’t dress in your best attire for art classes; art can get messy!
  • All students need to complete and return a consent form. You can find the consent form here.
  • If there are any allergies or serious medical conditions that RTA needs to be aware of, kindly notify us as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary arrangements.

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