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 $10 per child

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

December 2nd
Run, Run, Run as fast as you can to the Art Center of Burlington on Friday Night.  It's the time & the place to read, taste and create all things gingerbread!  Run, Run, Run as fast as you can to ART HOP!
December 16th -  Christmas Pizza Party
5-8 pm // $15 per child
It's the final ARTHOP of  2022.  We will begin at 5 pm with PIZZA from our friends at NAPOLI'S!!!  We will see how Scooby and The Gang save Christmas along with their tour of the Scooby Snax factory.  Don't worry, no Scooby Snax tour would be complete without samples.  We will also be making a special craft.

Grades 3-6

Family Classes

Take Home DIY Clay Ornaments

Pick Up Kit Nov 11-18
Drop Off Kit & Ornaments Nov 22-25
Pick Up Completed Ornaments Dec 6-9

SOLD OUT!!! Pick up a kit full of everything you need to create your own ceramic Christmas ornaments! You will be given a Youtube link with video instructions. Drop everything off to be fired and pick them back up just in time to decorate the tree. This kit will make quite a few ornaments. Fun for the whole family & great for couples! 

$35 Art Center Members or $45 Non-Members

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!

Pre-K-1

Holiday Art with Calli Recker

Saturdays, Feb 18th, March 18th,  April 8th,  May 13th  // 10am-11am  (new sign up for each class)

 Pre K-1st

$15 Art Center Member or $25 Non-Member

Each class we will be working on a themed project related to the holiday happening that month! Must be potty trained and themed snacks may be included!

Grades K-3

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.

Art Explorers with Karla Mundt

Tuesdays, November 8-December 13 // 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.

Spring into Art with Calli Recker

Tuesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28 // 6-7pm

Grades 1-3

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Spring themed projects about nature using natural materials found in nature!

Quit Buggin’ Me with Jessi Tucci

Monday March 13 // 4:30-6pm

Grades 1-3

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member

Come make little buggies!  Learn how to use clay AND your imagination.  We will make little bugs and paint them.

Crazy for Art with Karla Mundt

Mondays April 3-May 8 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades K-3

$35 Art Center Member or $45 Non-Member for all 6 classes

Engaging projects that use paint, clay, found objects, etc.  In this class, students will be encouraged to direct their own creations utilizing a multitude of mediums. 

Phases of the Moon with Jessi Tucci

Mondays April 10th & 17th // 4:30-6:30pm

Grades 1-3

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for both classes

Create clay moons in the 9 basic moon phases.  During the last class we will string them together, play games, and have a snack. 

Pop Art Tile with Jessi Tucci

Monday May 15 // 4:30-6pm

Grades 1-3

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member 

Love Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, or Yayoi Kusama?  Using clay slabs we will carve in our favorite POP ART image and paint in iconic, pop art colors. 

Grades 1-6

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!

Winter Art Camp with Meghan + Calli 

Sundays January 22-February 19 (No class February 12)  // 1-2:30pm

Grades 2-5

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Embrace the cold with some fun winter projects!! Each week we will focus on a different winter themed project that is sure to get the creative juices flowing!

Rock, Paper, Scissors with Karla Mundt

Tuesdays February 7, 14, 21, & 28 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades 1-6

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Let’s rock the Art Center with our own versions of paper sculpting, cutting, and tearing to build interesting, unique projects! 

P is For….. with Karla Mundt

Mondays Feb 20-March 27 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades 1-6

$35 Art Center Member or $45 Non-Member for all 6 classes

P is for painting, pottery, pastel, printmaking, paper sculpting, pencil drawing, and Pfun!  

Paint Play with Karla Mundt

Tuesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades 1-6

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Explore tempra, acrylic, watercolor and oil pastel (yes, that is painting!) and the various ways to use them.  Express yourself through multiple painting techniques + mediums!

Mix it Up with Karla Mundt

Tuesdays April 4, 11, 18, 25 // 4:30-5:30pm

Grades 1-6

$25 Art Center Member or $35 Non-Member for all 4 classes

Spring fever has us bringing nature themes into our art.  Using a variety of mediums each, we will challenge ourselves and our imaginations!

Beginners Painting Class w/ Calli Recker

Saturdays May 6th-27th // 1-2:30pm

Grades 2-5

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member 

Description: Work on developing skills as a painter! Every week we will focus on different aspects of painting scenes and objects!

Grades 3-6

Tic Tac Toe with Jessi Tucci 

Wednesdays February 1, 8, & 15  // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$40 Art Center Member or $50 Non-Member for all 3 classes

We will create pieces for both opponents and create a board out of clay.  We will paint our pieces and our storage boxes.  During our third class we will enjoy snacks and playing each other on our hand made boards.  

Building a Castle with Jessi Tucci

Wednesdays March 1st & 8th // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for both classes

We will slab build our own mini castles.  Detail with windows, bricks, and special features.  Building with clay requires patience and improvising skills.  Working in 3D is a great way to train the eye to see!

Mushroom Family with Jessi Tucci 

Wednesdays April 5th & 12th // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for both classes

Let's create 3-5 mushroom people!  Add details such as polka dots, texture, and cute expressive faces and then paint them!

Meow Mugs with Jessi Tucci

Wednesdays May 3rd & 10th // 4:30-6pm

Grades 3-6

$30 Art Center Member or $40 Non-Member for both classes

Create a cat mug with ears, eyes, nose and whiskers.  Use the tail for a handle.  Mugs will be glazed and food safe! 

Grades 6 + up

Neon Light Painting Technique with Alex Grabowski

Saturday  March 4th // 12pm-1pm

Grades 6 and up

$15 Art Center Member or $25 Non-Member

Using black paper and fun painting techniques, make cool neon light wall art. 

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)

 

Fun February Festivities

Thursdays February 2, 9 & 16  // 10-11am

 It’s the month of LOVE!  Make valentines themed projects, enjoy a snack, and read a story. 

Magical March Merriment

Thursdays March 2, 9, & 16 // 10-11am

Your name doesn't have to be Jack to find out the answers to the 5 W's...... What happens to 5 magic beans?  Where is the golden egg?  GIANT!  Where? When? And WHY?

Egg-citing Easter Extravaganza

Thursday, March 30th // 10am-12pm

$15 Art Center Member or $25 Non-Member ***one day class

It’s Easter!  Students will make an Easter inspired project, enjoy a snack, and read a story.

Earth ART

Thursdays April 13, 20 & 27 // 10-11am

Let’s celebrate the beautiful Earth that we call home!  Students will make earth inspired projects and snacks, and read about our beautiful planet.

Bicycle Built for Two!!

Thursdays May 4, 11, & 18 // 10-11am

May is National Bike Month 

Songs, stories, crafts and snacks are the way to celebrate National Bike Month at the Art Center!  Then, after celebrating with us all month long, catch the Snake Alley Criterium, Memorial Day weekend.

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