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Please note we will be closed on 11/25/21, 12/25/21 and 1/1/22.

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Kids Classes & Workshops

NEW Classes and Workshops available!

Check the Links Below for the Latest Offerings
 

The CMA offers courses available in a wide range of media, scheduled for weekdays and weekends throughout the day and evening, there's a class to fit every schedule, budget, and interest! Courses are available for adults plus children and teens, (including a Summer Art Camp).
 

*Teens ages 14 and older are also welcome to enroll in any of our Classes for Adults and Teens.

Sign up for our class E-newsletter to stay informed when new classes and workshops are announced!


Scholarships are also available for students (ages 6-18) through generous support from The Hoover Foundation. Click here for more Scholarship Info

 

Clay Bobbleheads

Designed for ages 10-Adult

Begins 11/30/2021, Ends 11/30/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/28/2021

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Danielle Miller

Now offering this one-time workshop in-person! Missing something on your mantle? Give the gift of a bobblehead to a friend, family member, or even create a bobblehead of yourself! Parents, kids, teens, and artists 10 years old and up, this is a class for family and friends to do together. Have fun being a little silly and using your sense of humor to explore clay hand building, create exaggerated features, and glazing techniques to bring your sculptures to life. All experience levels welcome. (Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Art Play Date: Slimey, Ooey, Gooey

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 12/07/2021, Ends 12/07/2021 - Register

*deadline to register: 12/05/2021

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting daytime workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. In this tactile, squishy and slimy workshop, students will get their hands messy with a variety of art materials from workable dough to ooey gooey slime!

*Cost includes all supplies for one toddler

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Art Play Date: Pop Art

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 01/11/2022, Ends 01/11/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2022

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting day time workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. Explore the Pop Art on display in the exhibit, "POP!" and see artwork created by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons and more! Then create an assortment of art inspired by Pop Art using a variety of mixed media materials.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or over the age of 4, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Comic Book Illustration

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 01/18/2022, Ends 02/22/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/16/2022

6 Tuesdays, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Learn the basics of drawing characters and comic illustration! Let our instructor help you find your own unique voice while learning techniques to make your story and characters come to life. See and gather inspiration from the exhibit, "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross." Alex Ross is considered one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books of our time! Students will focus on designing different characters and create a comic by the end of the class session.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/22/2022, Ends 02/26/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/20/2022

6 Saturdays, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Be inspired by the world around you through visits to the Museum galleries and learning about famous artwork. Students will learn to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. Create unique art projects using a variety of drawing and painting art materials. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/22/2022, Ends 02/26/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/20/2022

6 Saturdays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun and challenging class. Visit the galleries to see famous ceramic pieces first hand, tour the ceramics lab and learn the process that clay goes through from beginning to end. Create functional, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after class.)

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $85.00 per person (Cost for Members: $68.00)

 

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten with an Adult

Begins 01/22/2022, Ends 02/26/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/20/2022

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Parents, come play with your little artists as we draw, paint, sculpt, and create! Each week, students will gain inspiration while learning about a master artist and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Pop Art Fun

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 01/22/2022, Ends 02/26/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/20/2022

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Explore the Pop Art on display in the exhibit, "POP!" and create an assortment of artwork inspired by Pop Art using a variety of mixed media materials. See in person and be inspired by artwork created by artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons and more!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $55.00 per person (Cost for Members: $44.00)

 

Superhero Capes: What's Your Superpower?

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 01/26/2022, Ends 01/26/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/24/2022

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! What's your superpower? Gather inspiration from the superheroes in the exhibit, "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross." Alex Ross is considered one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books of our time! Then participate in a fun brainstorming activity to discover what your real-life superpower is. Get hands-on and design and decorate your own unique superhero cape using an upcycled t-shirt and variety of art materials including fabric markers, fabric paint, and embellishments.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Art Play Date: Chemistry and Art Collide

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 02/08/2022, Ends 02/08/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/06/2022

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting daytime workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. Gather inspiration from the chemistry used in the artwork on display, "One Ball Total Equilibrium" by Jeff Koons. Then join us as art and science collide through this unique opportunity to combine art-making materials and science using everyday materials.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or over the age of 4, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Artchemist Experiments

Designed for ages 6-9

Begins 02/09/2022, Ends 02/09/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/07/2022

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! An alchemist is a person who transforms or creates something through a seemingly magical process. Since the beginning of time, artists have investigated the ways in which substances interact, combine, and change to create amazing pieces of art. Join us as we experiment, hypothesize, and collaboratively create to build an art installation at CMA through the magic combination of chemistry and art together. Inspired by the chemical processes used in the artwork, "One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank" by Jeff Koons. Koons created an uncanny effect of perfect equilibrium by filling a basketball with distilled water and suspending it in a precisely combined solution of distilled water and pure salt. Throughout this workshop, students will learn more about this piece and have the opportunity to see it on display, create several chemistry and art creations, and pick one piece to display in the community art project!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $19.00 per person (Cost for Members: $15.00)

 

Sculpey Action Figures

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 02/17/2022, Ends 02/17/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/15/2022

1 Thursday, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! Bring your creativity to life through sculpture with Andy Combs! See and gather inspiration from the superheroes in the exhibit, "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross." Alex Ross is considered one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books of our time! Then design your own unique character on paper. Once the action figure is designed, use wire to create an armature skeleton to build off of to bring your drawing to life with sculpey clay. Instructions will be sent home on how to bake in the oven to harden.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $22.00 per person (Cost for Members: $18.00)

 

Optical Art Illusions

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 02/23/2022, Ends 02/23/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/21/2022

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! Learn to create abstract optical illusions with math, rulers, and eye for design to create Op Art spheres. Learn about and get inspired by famous Op Art artist Victor Vasarely.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Art Play Date: Superpowers

Designed for toddlers ages 1-4 and an Adult

Begins 03/01/2022, Ends 03/01/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 02/26/2022

1 Tuesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this Art Play Date in-person! Parents, come join your little artists in this exciting day time workshop. You and your child will be immersed in multisensory art making activity stations for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Have fun learning and playing together while helping your little artist get started in the world of art. See and gather inspiration from the super heroes in the exhibit, "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross." Alex Ross is considered one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books of our time! Then create an assortment of super power themed art using a variety of mixed media materials.

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or over the age of 4, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Ka-Pow! Wham! Bang! Pop Art Signs

Designed for ages 8-11

Begins 03/03/2022, Ends 03/03/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/01/2022

1 Thursday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! Ka-Pow! Wham! Bang! Join us as we create Pop Art inspired artwork that looks like neon signs! Visit the exhibit, "POP!" and see some of the original comic strip inspired artwork that started it all, created by artist Roy Lichtenstein himself. Use neon Model Magic (air dry clay), to create these unique signs using your own onomatopoeia (words that imitate natural sounds) word.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

Cost: $19.00 per person (Cost for Members: $15.00)