Kids Classes

General Information

Gallery Scavenger Hunt

While you are here, do our Gallery Scavenger Hunt!

Giving kids an appreciation for art encourages exploration, self expression, logical thinking, self-esteem, imagination, and creativity. We’ve made up a fun little scavenger hunt for your family to do together at the Art Center! Just stop by the front desk anytime for the scavenger hunt. 

Registration

We'd love to have you all, but space is limited...so sign up today!

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Your space isn't confirmed until you have completed our online registration through RegFox. It's easy, just follow the link below the class you want.

The Art Center supplies all art materials for each class unless the instructor asks for something special for a specific class.

If you need to cancel your child's registration, let us know at least 48 hours before the actual class dayte and you'll be refunded the full amount. Class fees are non-refundable for cancellations less than 48 hours before the class date. Thank you for understanding.

Weather Policy

We follow the lead with the Burlington Community School District for cancellations. Please be sure to keep an eye on BCSD notifications regarding school status if we're experiencing questionable weather. If you have questions, please give us a call at 319.754.8069.

BCSD Late start = no morning class
BCSD Early out = no afternoon classes
BCSD No school = no classes at all

Scholarships Available!

We believe that every child should have the opportunity to explore their love of art, regardless of financial means. If your family needs help paying for an art class, please let us know when you sign up.

Upcoming Workshops

Friday Night Art Hop

1st & 3rd Fridays from 6 - 7:30pm
Ages 3+ (must be potty trained)

Craft, Story, & Snack

Must call us at 319.754.8069 to sign your kiddo up in advance!

 August 19th

Get ready for WORLD HONEY BEE DAY by attending Art Hop on Friday, August 19th from 6 - 7:30pm.  It's Queen Bee's birthday so we will be celebrating in style and tasting the finest honey bees have to offer.  We will also be making a cute little bee magnet.  YEAH BEES!! 

September 16th -  ART HOP MOVIE NIGHT!   5-8 pm // $15 per child
International Talks Like a Pirate Day is sailing right around the bend and docking at the Art Center, Friday night, September 16th from 5-8pm.  We begin our adventure with an oceanic spritzer & Napoli's pizza, the finest a pirate's booty can buy.  Then it is off to help Scooby & The Gang handle the pirates on their creepy cruise with our balloon swords, parrots and eye patches.  Tiny Tammy encourages all potential pirates "to dress ready to sail."

 

Family Classes

Family Canvas: "TWEET hearts"

Saturday, September 10 // 10-11:30am

All Ages / Family

$25 per family

Grandparent's day at the Art Center is Saturday, September 10. Roll up your pant legs because we have a special project for all of their little "TWEET" hearts to paint. This is a project for the whole family, no one too young or old. Think of it as your family picture, sooo "TWEET". Each family will embark on one canvas. Each member will make their mark and then add embellishments to their families work of art. It will definitely be something to "TWEET" about! Get set to create with clay, paint, pastel, and collage for a rewarding and fun experience!

Parent/Child Holiday Plate Workshop

Wednesday, November 30 // 6-8:30pm

1st Grade and up with parent

$35 per pair (parent+child)

Roll out clay in a plate shape and transfer a pattern. Finish by applying underglaze.

Family Canvas: Rock'n Around the Christmas Tree

Friday, December 9 // 6-7:30pm

All Ages / Family

$25 per family

This is a project for the whole family, no one too young or too old. Think of it as your family tree. Each family will embark on one canvas. Each member will make their mark and then add embellishments to their families work of art. Cookies and cocoa included!

Grades K-3

Art Explorers with Karla Mundt

Mondays, September 19-October 24 // 4:30-5:30pm OR Tuesdays September 20-October 25 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades K-3

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for all 6 classes

Get set to create with clay, paint, pastel, and collage for a rewarding and fun experience!

FALLing in Love with Art with Calli Recker

Wednesdays, September 14-October 5 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades K-3

$20 Art Center Member or $30 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Utilize different mediums to create fun fall themed projects!

Many Moods with Clay with Jessi Tucci

Wednesday, September 28 // 4:30-6pm

Grades K-3

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member

How many moods do you have in a week? What do they look like? Make mood disks cut out of clay and choose what colors they should be.

Art Explorers with Karla Mundt

Mondays, November 7-December 12 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades K-3

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for all 6 classes

 

All new creative ART projects with clay, paint, printmaking and found objects, to challenge imaginations.

Grades 1-6

Haunted House Creations with Karla Mundt

Saturday, October 8 // 10-11:30am

Grades 1-6

$15 per child

Small cardboard boxes will be transformed into haunted houses with paint and decorated spooks, pumpkins, witches, and other "scary" features.

Scarecrow Diorama with Karla Mundt

Saturday, November 12 // 10-11:30am

Grades 1-6

$15 per child

Make a "scary" little figure to put in a fall scene created with paint and filled with natural items.

A Holiday Happening with Karla Mundt

Saturday, December 17 // 10-11:30am

Grades 1-6

$15 per child

Festive and colorful projects for the holidays!

Grades 3-6

Clay Piggy Banks with Jessi Tucci

Wednesday, October 5 // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member

Using a mold, we will create a piggy body and sculpt features. Next, add a slot for coins and paint it!

Custom Clay Checker Set with Jessi Tucci

Wednesdays, October 12, 19 // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member

Create checker pieces out of clay during our first session and choose two colors for the pieces. Make felt mats and play against each other during the second session.

Dino Day with Jessi Tucci

Wednesday, November 2 // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member

Come and sculpt your favorite dino then we will paint them!

Preschool Classes

Preschool Art School

Thursdays from 10am - 11am

Ages 2-5

Parent or guardian must stay to help the little picasso get creative!
$15 Art Center Member or $25 Non-Members (for each 3 class session)

 

Awesome Autumn

Thursdays, September 15, 22, 29 from 10-11am

Let the celebration begin! International Talks Like A Pirate Day, the 1st day of Autumn, and Johnny Appleseed's birthday are all celebrated with gusto during Preschool Art School at the Art Center of Burlington. We will use our imaginations to create pirates, dance among fallen leaves, and paint yummy apples. Your artist and you will revel in all that autumn has to offer. Parent or guardian must stay and help the little picasso get creative!

Rhyme Time

Thursdays, October 13, 20, 27 from 10-11am

Nursery rhymes are so important for language and early literacy. Itsy Bitsy, Little Miss & Peter, Peter are 3 favorites we will get to know through crafts and snacks. Parent or guardian must stay and help the little picasso get creative!

Nifty November

Thursdays, November 3, 10, 17 from 10-11am

As the temperature begins to fall outside... things begin to HEAT UP inside at Preschool Art School. The smell of pumpkin pie and the sound of leaves crunching are just a few of the ways we are going to exploring fall through all 5 senses. Parent or guardian must stay and help the little picasso get creative!

Oh Christmas Tree

Thursdays, December 1, 8, 15 from 10-11am

It's the most wonderful time of the year to be at the Art Center of Burlington. Spread some holiday cheer with our one of a kind decorations, ornaments, and tasty treats. Parent or guardian must stay and help the little picasso get creative!

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