Afterschool Classes

Ages 6–12 | 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

5-class session: $75 (RAM Family Members and above $67.50)

Tuesdays

 

*** Winter 2020 ***

In order to start with Intermediate Painting (w/o Beginning Painting) or Advanced Painting (w/o Beginning & Intermediate Painting), you must email photos of sample artwork done by the student to Art Education Director Caryn Marsella at cmarsella@riversideartmuseum.org for approval.

Beginning Painting

This class will start with painting basics. We will go over supplies needed to paint and their use. Learn color theory by mixing colors, design a composition, and learn the basics of watercolor.

January 14–February 11

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Intermediate Painting

We will use our acrylic and watercolor techniques learned in Beginning Painting and add new skills, including blending colors and creating value in a painting.

February 18–March 17

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Advanced Painting

Using our skills as building blocks, we will create paintings on canvas with guidance from the art instructor.

March 31–April 28 

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Wednesdays

 

*** Winter 2020 ***

Monster Making and Creating Plush Toys Back by popular demand!

Use your imagination and bring your very own make-believe friend to ”life”. We will design, create a pattern, and hand sew our very own plush toys out of felt and accessories.

January 15­–February 12

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NEW! Current Exhibition Explorations

Explore and get inspired by RAM’s current exhibitions. Students will create architecture drawings based on Henry Jekel’s designs, colorful paintings inspired by Sandra Rowe, and sculptures after seeing Brenna Youngblood’s artwork.

February 19–March 18

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NEW! Create a Storybook

Let’s write and illustrate our own book! Students will use five basic elements: character, setting, plot, conflict, and resolution to create their own storybook. Based on their stories, they will create pictures to illustrate their story and design their front cover.

April 1–April 29

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Thursdays

 

*** Winter 2020 ***

NEW! American and Canadian Art

Students will learn about American and Canadian culture and art, and be inspired to create their own masterpieces. 

January 16–February 13

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Paper-Mache Food!

Create your own paper-mache artworks! Make giant food by designing, sculpting, using paper mache, and painting. Your artwork will be displayed at Artwalk on February 6, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. with artist Deladeso’s pop-up installation in our Atrium. 

January 16–February 13

Spanish/English Artistic Fun Back by popular demand!

This class is for students who know a little Spanish and are interested in picking up some more, as well as some new artistic skills.

February 20–March 19

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NEW! European Art

Learn about the rich history of Europe from the Paleolithicperiod to contemporary times and create art 

February 20–March 19

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NEW! Australian and Pacific Islander Art

Go down under and island hop in this art class where students will discover different cultures and create art inspired by the aboriginals of Australia to contemporary artists in Hawaii.  

April 2–April 30 

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