Kids & Teens Studio Art

Studio Art for Kids

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Studio Art office  973.971.3740
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CHILDREN & TEENS

Art Around the World with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, January 23 – March 26, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Ages 6-10

Travel the world through art! Using a variety of mediums – pencil, water color, acrylics, pastels, collage and more – explore and recreate the arts of the world in your own unique style. We will look at African masks from one of the museum’s collections, Australian bark paintings, and the calligraphy and paintings of Chinese scrolls, the intricate beauty of Arabic lettering and the meditative Tibetan Mandala. Learn the history and culture that surround these art forms as we recreate them!

Museum member $220, non-member $245, $10 supply fee to instructor

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Off the Wall GraffitiOff-the-Wall Graffiti with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, January 23 – March 26, 12:30 – 2:30PM
Ages 11+

Have fun with a variety of off-the-wall mediums and projects. Learn about the history of graffiti art as practiced around the world. Explore your own ideas using several of these art forms. You will learn about all sorts of graffiti cultures, styles, and the endless possibilities that can inform your own style. Enjoy a variety of projects, including unique “letter art” on a T-shirt.

Museum member $220, non-member $245, $10 supply fee to instructor

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Mixed-MediaMore Art Experiences with Nina Nemeth
8 Sundays, January 24 – March 13, 12:00 – 2:00PM
Ages 6-10

Continue to explore and experiment with visual art techniques in a variety of mediums through engaging projects and hands-on activities. Weekly projects will involve pastel, watercolor painting, drawing and collage. Whether you are new to, or returning to Art Experiences, come see what adventures are in store for you. Always  new projects!

Museum member $180, non-member $200, $10 supply fee to instructor

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Some More Museum “Pot Luck” with Nina Nemeth
8 Sundays, January 24 – March 13, 2:30 – 4:30PM
Ages 9-15+

Investigate the large variety of art and artifacts in the Morris Museum’s galleries and its numerous nooks and crannies. Students will look at the permanent exhibits as well as the changing ones to learn about the formal elements of art – in “real time” and real life. Each week a different exhibit will be explored – whatever’s on view! The class will observe and draw in the galleries, then head back to the classroom to work on projects based on what was seen, discussed and sketched.

Museum members $180, non-member $200, $10 supply fee to instructor

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MosaicsMosaics Workshop in 2 Parts with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo
Part 1: Saturday, January 23, 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Part 2: Saturday, January 30, 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Ages 8 to adult

Discover the joys of mosaic design in this two-part workshop. Learn the basics of cutting techniques, placement of tiles, gluing, and grouting as you create a 10-inch frame. No art or mosaic experience necessary.

Museum member $90, non-member $100, $25 supply fee to instructor

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VACATION DAY WORKSHOPS 

Wire-and-Yarn Friendly Animal with Faith Valentinetti
Monday, January 18,  9:30AM – 12:00PM (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Ages 8-12+

Create a friendly animal figure out of wire and yarn. Make a “skeleton” out of wire, then fill out the body with yarn, adding some embellishments for facial features.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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A Modern Approach on Ancient Chinese Hand-Scroll Art with Kelly Bogucz
Monday, January 18, 10:00AM – 12:30PM (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Ages 6-11+

Ancient mythical Chinese dragons, fierce tigers, and giant cranes – all creatures of the beautiful world of ancient Chinese scrolls brought to you in 2016. Turn these ancient inspirations into a modern work of art on your very own watercolor scroll.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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PicassoA Day with Picasso with Nina Nemeth
Monday, January 18, 1:00 – 3:30PM (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Ages 8-14+

View a sampling of works by Pablo Picasso, one of the world’s Master Artists. Learn about his life and times, while you explore his unique and revolutionary art. Create your own masterpiece in the style of this master.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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Patriotic Wire-and-Yarn People with Faith Valentinetti
Monday, February 15, 9:30AM – 12:00PM (Presidents’ Day)
Ages 8-12+

Create a patriotic figure out of wire and yarn. Make a “skeleton” out of wire, then fill out the body with yarn, adding some embellishments to finish your patriot.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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Page o’ Comics with Kelly Bogucz
Monday, February 15, 10:00AM – 12:30PM (Presidents’ Day)
Ages 6-11+

Come one, come all, to a comical workshop! Learn about comic character- and landscape design. Create your very own stylized comic page. Students will go home with a comic packet with two comic studies and a comic page strip along with extra pages to finish at home.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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A Day with Warhol with Nina Nemeth
Monday, February 15, 1:00 – 3:30PM  (Presidents’ Day)
Ages 8-14+

View a sampling of works by Andy Warhol, one of the modern era’s most influential artists. Learn about his life and times, while you explore his groundbreaking style, Pop Art. Create your own masterpiece in the style of this master.

Museum member $40, non-member $45, $5 supply fee to instructor

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TEENS & ADULTS

Off the Wall GraffitiOff-the-Wall Graffiti with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, January 23 – March 26, 12:30 – 2:30PM
Ages 11- adult

Have fun with a variety of off-the-wall mediums and projects. Learn about the history of graffiti art as practiced around the world. Explore your own ideas using several of these art forms. You will learn about all sorts of graffiti cultures, styles, and the endless possibilities that can inform your own style. Enjoy a variety of projects, including unique “letter art” on a T-shirt.

Museum member $220, non-member $245, $10 supply fee to instructor

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Figure-Drawing

Figure Drawing with Laurie Harden
10 Saturdays, January 23 – March 26, 1:00 – 3:00PM
Ages 12 – adult

Learn to draw the human figure from life – beginning with quick, gesture sketches, and concluding with completed drawings from long poses. Learn proportions and correct relationship between the parts of the body, using guides like plumb-lines and negative spaces. Experience the chance to draw many types of figures. This class is for beginners as well as the more experienced student who wishes to continue the “practice” and challenge of figure drawing. Clothed model.

Museum member $290, non-member $320, supply list

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MosaicsMosaics Workshop in 2 Parts with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo
Part 1: Saturday, January 23, 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Part 2: Saturday, January 30, 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Ages 8 to adult

Discover the joys of mosaic design in this two-part workshop. Learn the basics of cutting techniques, placement of tiles, gluing, and grouting as you create a 10-inch frame. No art or mosaic experience necessary.

Museum member $90, non-member $100, $25 supply fee to instructor

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