Cape Cod Museum of Art Announces Children's Art Classes

The Cape Cod Museum of Art announced spring art classes for children, April 24 through June 5, 2006.

Classes will be held at the Weny Education Center at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Route 6A, Dennis.  Call 508-385-4477 for more information or to register.

Kids' Art Club
6 weeks / Mondays, April 24 - June 5 / 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60
Come into the art room and make stuff! Discover new ways to express your creativity! Each week students get to try out all kinds of methods to make art. From drawing and painting to 3-D art, kids will learn different ways to think about art and explore a variety of materials in the process.

Budding Artists
6 weeks / Wednesdays, April 26 - May 31 / 1:15 - 2:00 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Ages 3 - 5
Open your child's eyes to a whole new world of imagination and creativity. Together search the CCMA for colors, lines, shapes and textures. Create art work using a variety of exciting new materials in a warm, creative environment.

Artful Journeys
6 weeks / Wednesdays, April 26 - May 31 / 3:45 - 4:45 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Elementary ages
Pack your bags and grab your passports! Students will take a journey around the world through music, art and folk tales. Through a variety of media, artists will create rain sticks, masks and paintings celebrating our colorful lands.

Drawing and Painting
6 weeks / Wednesdays, April 26 - May 31 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Elementary ages
Move over O'Keeffe, Picasso and Matisse! Explore the use of color. light, composition and emotion in painting. Develop new skills while experimenting with new ways of using paint. Discover the variety of styles and movements while creating your masterpiece.

Art Together: Puppets, Masks and Make-Believe
6 weeks / Fridays, April 28 - June 2 / 1:15 - 2:00 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Ages 3 -5
Students discover a fantastic world of puppets, collage, printmaking, painting, mask-making and more as they explore art through hands-on projects. They will visit the museum's galleries for inspiration, then create art to bring to life their imagination, stories and adventures.

Meet Me at the Museum
6 weeks / Fridays, April 28 - June 2 / 3:45 - 4:45 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Elementary ages
Discover what's inside the Cape Cod Museum of Art. Students will take a tour of CCMA to learn about the various artists exhibited there. Then they will create their own masterpieces using clay, paint and more to display in their own museum at home.

Personal Portraits
6 weeks / Fridays, April 28 - June 2 / 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Members: $45 Non-members: $60 Middle School ages
Explore the seven galleries at Cape Cod Museum of Art and discover the hints that artists leave about themselves in their art work. Then learn how you can put clues about yourself in your own art through the creation of multi-media portraits.

Photo: Molly, who's already taken 27 classes at The Weny Ed Center. Courtesy of the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

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