Afternoon Art Club for Kids « Monterey Museum of Art

Afternoon Art Club for Kids


A weekly creative outlet for children at the Monterey Museum of Art.

8 week session classes on Wednesday afternoons for children in grades 1st – 4th.

Kids will create art of all media, work together on collaborative projects, and express themselves in a laid-back learning environment with our experienced museum educators. All supplies are provided. Bring a healthy snack, a bottle of water, wear old clothes or bring an apron, and let’s get creative!

All sessions are held Wednesdays, 3:30–5:00 pm at the Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street, 559 Pacific Street, Monterey. Drop off is between 3:15 pm and 3:30 pm.

How to Register: Please call (831) 372-5477×128 to register and for further details. Each 8-week session is $180 for MMA members and $230 for non-members. Discounts are available for multiple session and sibling registrations.

Join the MMA at the $125 Contributor Membership level to receive a discounted price per class and MMA member benefits for one year.

Ocean Grove Charter School parents pay for Museum Membership separately from school funds.

Refund Policy: Refunds can be given if Monterey Museum of Art is notified at least 72 hours before the event begins. A 25% service charge will be assessed to each event cancellation. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 72 hours before the event begins. Full refunds will be given if event is cancelled by MMA. Classes may be canceled if there is low enrollment. You will be contacted within one week of the class if this is the case.

Transfer Policy: MMA will transfer your payment from one class to another (of the same price) if the transfer request is received at least 72 hours before the class begins.

Session 1 – All About Art

August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 2017
Drop off: 3:15 – 3:30 pm, Class: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Students will explore different elements of art (color, line, shape, form, texture, and value), and learn how they work together by creating their own art pieces!
Minimum 5, Maximum 14

Session 2 – Mixed Up Media
October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 2017
Drop off: 3:15 – 3:30 pm, Class: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Students will use a variety of materials and methods including printmaking, charcoal, pastels, and more to make their own art. By learning how to work with these varied materials, students will grow their artistic toolbox.
Minimum 5, Maximum 14

Sign-up for 2018 classes begin in December, 2017

Session 3 – Art Through the Ages
January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018
Drop off: 3:15 – 3:30 pm, Class: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Students will explore the different styles of art throughout history by making their own art! Inspired by famous artworks and artists, students will learn an exciting variety of techniques using various art materials.
Minimum 5, Maximum 14

Session 4 – E[ART]H
March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, May 2, 9, 2018
Drop off: 3:15 – 3:30 pm, Class: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Explore the unique relationship between art, science, and nature. Students will create their own pieces of art using various techniques that focus on this relationship like sun prints, organic materials, and learning how to make a nature sketchbook.
Minimum 5, Maximum 14

Roxanne O’Weger, MMA Curriculum Coordinator has been teaching kids and adults about art for the past 6 years, and has been working in museums since 2012. Roxanne is dedicated to reaching the community through art education.

Dianna Shea O’Briant, MMA Gallery Guide is an Illustrator and Surface Designer with a passion for Museums.  Coming to Monterey from Memphis, TN in 2017, Dianna has a passion for spreading a love for art and art education.  She has 5 years experience educating ages toddler to college age through art classes, workshops and camps.

Ocean Grove Charter School students: contact your Education specialist to officially sign up

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