Classes for Kids/Teens

(NEW!) KIDS! Painting Mt Washington (After School Class)

In this 3 week painting workshop for kids, students will learn how to paint a winter scene of Mt Washington with acrylic paints on canvas. Instruction will be given in composition, sketching, value, color mixing, brushwork and use of materials. This class is suitable for all levels and abilities for students from 7 to 13 yrs old. (some 6 year olds will be considered if parents think they have the attention span.)All supplies are included. Class size is limited to allow for lots of individual attention. Jackson & Bartlett students can take the bus to the studio but need to arrange it prior with school. Please pack a drink & snack.

Mondays, Jan. 21-Feb 11 (no class on Feb 4), 3:45-5pm $85, Ages 7-13 yrs
Registration for Art Camps will open in February 2019
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2019 ART CAMP DATES: (more info to come…)
*4 day Art Camp for Kids, Ages 6-12 yrs,  9am-3pm, July 23-26
*5 day TEEN Studio Arts, Ages 13-19yrs, 6-9pm, July 29-Aug 2
*5 day Art Camp for Kids Ages 6-12 yrs, 9am-3pm, Aug 5-9

“I love going to Jackson Art because there are always so many different things to do. Some are easy. Some are harder. And I meet lots of different friends there.” -Molly

“Jackson Art has created a wonderful environment for my son who has a passion and desire to learn and create all forms of art. The classes provides diversity and basic to advanced instruction – never loosing site of the fact that these are children and a gentle and thoughtful approach is needed . We are grateful for this very important outlet.” -Carla Schneider

2019 January & February:

Mt Washington with Pines (*tracing required)
Saturday, January 5, 6pm


Winter Funky Tree
Friday, Jan 11, 6pm

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Paint TWO Winter Cardinal Glasses
Fri., Jan 18, 6pm

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Paint your Pet (*specialty class)
Send us a photo of your pet to sketch for you!
Friday, Feb 8, 6pm

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(NEW) Valentines Wooden Plaque
Personalize with lettering! Great gift for Valentines Day!
Saturday, Feb. 9, 6pm 
Includes chocolate, champagne & non-alcoholic beverages.

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Monet’s Bridge
Fri., Feb 15, 6pm

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Mosaic Initial Plaque
Sat., Feb 16, 10am-3pm

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Cherry Blossoms
Mon. Feb 18, 6pm

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Funky Owl
Wed. Feb 20, 1pm

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Winter Shadows
Thurs. Feb 21, 6pm

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Starry Night over the Mountains
Sat., Feb 23, 6pm

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Birches
Wed., Feb 27, 6pm

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Past… 2018 Art Programs for kids 

Teen Summer Studio Arts, July 2-6, (4 night workshop-NO CLASS ON JULY 4) With Melanie Levitt

This evening program for teens will run for four nights and will expose students to a variety of art forms including  painting, printmaking, mixed media and mosaics.  Day one will focus on acrylic painting. Each student will work on their own unique painting. Color mixing, composition, and use of materials will be covered. Day two will focus on printmaking. Students will learn how to use the  printing press and the learn the process of creating a watercolor monotype. Day four we will focus on mixed media. Students will create a unique piece of art using recycled materials. The last day will focus on mosaics. Students will create their own mosaic project using broken tile, glass beads, stones, shells and other materials. All the supplies are included, but students should bring a notebook or sketchbook. No prior art experience is required and all levels are welcome. Class will be limited to 8 students to allow for individual attention. A limited amount of scholarships are available for those in need.

Art Camp for Kids, July 17-20 (4 full days) with Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for four full days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used Some projects include: Under the sea paintings, mosaic initial plaques, paper mache piggy banks, Jackson Pollock splatter painting, Watercolor collage, Nature prints, Japanese brushstroke painting, washer windchimes, modge podge lanterns, outdoor nature drawing, games. art history & more! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt. SPACE IS LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION!A limited amount of Art Scholarships are available for those in need.
July 17-July 20 (4 full days) Ages 6-13 yrs $295 9am-3pm

Art Camp for Kids, July 23-27 (5 full days) with Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for five full days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Mosaic fish plaques, abstract animal paintings, recycled record art, polymere clay creations, mixed media art, Jackson Pollock splatter painting, origami, sea life wire sculpture, bottle cap magnets, funky masks, outdoor nature drawing, games, art history & more! . Please pack a snack, lunch & white t-shirt. At the end of the week the kids will put on their own art show. SPACE IS LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION! Students will leave with more artwork in one week than they do an entire year at school. A limited amount of Art Scholarships are available for those in need.
July 23-27 ( 5 full days) Ages 6-13 yrs $375 9am-3pm

Gnome/Fairy Camp, August 7-9 (3 full days) With Lori Stearns & Assistant

This three day camp is for the kid who loves fairies & gnomes and wants to create a unique piece of art. Each student will make their own unique fairy/gnome house and garden using a variety of natural materials. The house will be done in a mosaic process from stones and ceramics. Windows and doors will be made out of clay and roofs created with shells and stones. The house will be surrounded by moss and other grasses. Students will also create unique miniature furniture and accessories out of natural materials. They can create walkways, stone walls, ladders, swings and mini gardens. They will also make a gnome or fairy to live in this magical garden! Each one will be unique. The house & garden will be the main project but we will also be doing other fun projects with a fairy/gnome theme-three days of fun! All materials included but kids are welcome to bring any special stones, shells, or other small hard bits.
August 7-9   $235  9am-3pm, 7-13 yrs

Mosaic creatureKIDS Mosaic Creature Plaque (1 full day)

With Lori Stearns

Create your own mosaic  design on a wooden plaque using broken tiles, glass beads and other small bits. Create a dragonfly, butterfly, ladybug or any design you want!  Older kids will learn how to use tile cutters to piece together their design. Younger students will use pre-broken pieces. Optional: bring some of your own small bits to personalize your  plaque.

Thurs, Aug 18   10am-3 pm $85 includes supplies, Kids 8 and up


Drawing/Painting: The Fall Landscape for Kids
(4 weeks) With Melanie Levitt
In this four week after school class, students will work on a series of drawing and painting projects with a Fall theme. This class will help students improve their skills in a relaxing and nurturing environment. Students will work at their own level and class size will be limited to allow for individual attention. Lessons for drawing include color mixing, shading, line, form and proportion. Work will be done in pencil and acrylics. Students should pack a snack and drink.
Mondays, Oct 19-Nov 9 3:45pm -5:15pm
$95 includes painting supplies Ages 7-13 yrs.
(a small number of art scholarships are available for those in need)

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(NEW) After School ARTS & CRAFTS For Kids
( 6 weeks) With Melanie Levitt
In this 6 week after school class, students will have fun doing many different projects in various mediums. Each week will be a new project! Some projects include Clay Creations, Recycled Robots, Japanese Brushstroke Painting, Mixed Media Metallic Art, Zentangle Doodle Art, Bottlecap Magnets, Splatter Painting and more! A nice way to relax and have fun being creative after school. Students should pack a snack and drink. All supplies included and smocks provided.
Wednesdays, Oct 7-Nov 11 3:45-5:15pm $145 includes supplies Ages 6-13 yrs
(Jackson & Bartlett Students can take the bus right to
Jackson Art but need to arrange with the school)
(a small number of art scholarships are available for those in need)

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(NEW!) Teen/Drawing Painting Studio

(3 sessions) with Melanie Levitt

In this intensive 3 session class, students will each work on their own individual painting or drawing project in either pencil/charcoal or oils/acrylics. They will choose from landscape or still life. Lessons will be given in sketching, creating a successful composition, color & value. Small class size allows for each student to receive lots of individual attention in a relaxed and nurturing environment. This class is open to all levels and abilities. Students are responsible for the bulk of their own supplies and should bring a sketch book. Supply list will be sent to registered students. For a fee of $45, Jackson Art can provide oil painting supplies for the three weeks including use of high quality oil paints, brushes, canvas, palette, etc.
Thursdays, Oct 29-Nov 12 (3 session)
5:30-7:30 pm $95 Ages 13-19 yrs
(Please note: Some scholarships available for those in need. )