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Extension Division Classes

Age ranges listed below are suggestions only. Students may enroll in the section most appropriate to their level of experience.  Contact ART-haus Academy director, Brian Bulfer, with questions concerning class enrollment and curriculum.

Art Making A-B-C (Ages 7–10)

Fall 2016: September 24 – December 17, 2016
Spring 2017: February 11 –  May 6, 2017
Day & Time: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Instructor: Jane Westrick
Tuition: $325 per semester ($265+$45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) | Zimmerli Art Museum member rate $285 ($225 + $45 materials fee+ $15 registration fee) Please note this may not be combined with other discounts; Zimmerli Family membership or higher level of membership required.
Option: Add Drawing Club for Children and Young People at the Zimmerli Art Museum at a discounted rate of $85
Class Location: Civic Square Building, 4th floor, Room CSB 407
Course Description: Send your child on an around-the-world artistic adventure! Art Making embraces all the senses as students begin to draw, paint, collage, and sculpt. Young artists explore color, shapes, gestures, and objects as they expand their imagination and begin to tell stories through imagery. Projects incorporate Egyptian hieroglyphs, Central American temple building, and Chinese dragon mask-making. This course occurs in two segments intended to be taken sequentially as children develop their visual repertoire.

All Art Making students are recommended to add the Drawing Club for Children and Young People at the Zimmerli Art Museum. While it entails some added cost, this course is a wonderful compliment to all ART-Haus classes.


 

Basic Drawing and Painting (Ages 8–11)

Fall 2016: September 24 – December 17, 2016
Spring 2017: February 11 –  May 6, 2017
Day & Time: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Instructor: Jane Westrick
Tuition: $350 ($290 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) | Zimmerli Art Museum member rate $310 ($250 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee). Please note this may not be combined with other discounts; Zimmerli Family membership or higher level of membership required.
Option: Add Drawing Club for Children and Young People at the Zimmerli Art Museum at a discounted rate of $85
Class Location: Civic Square Building, 4th floor, Room CSB 407
Course Description: Explore drawing and painting through time and place. Develop projects rooted in imagination, memory, and experience. This course will visit the visual arts of different cultures, such as African patterns, Tibetan mandalas, and Aboriginal dreams, as well as the western traditions of still-life painting, Expressionism, Cubism, and Pop Art. All ART-haus classes encourage personal exploration with materials and processes with interdisciplinary content.


 

Intermediate Drawing and Painting (Ages 10–12)

Fall 2016: September 24 – December 17, 2016
Spring 2017: February 11 –  May 6, 2017
Day & Time: Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jane Westrick
Tuition: $350 ($290 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) | Zimmerli Art Museum member rate $285 ($225 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) Please note this may not be combined with other discounts; Zimmerli Family membership or higher level of membership required.
Option: Add Drawing Club for Children and Young People at the Zimmerli Art Museum at a discounted rate of $85
Class Location: Civic Square Building, 4th floor, Room CSB 407
Course Description: Students focus on experimentation with drawing and painting, such as visualizing music from around the world, objects in motion, and different qualities of light. Students engage in individual and group projects that will incorporate all basic drawing and painting course material. All ART-haus classes encourage personal exploration with materials and processes with interdisciplinary content.


 

Advanced Drawing and Painting (Ages 12-15)

Fall 2016: September 24 – December 17, 2016
Spring 2017: February 11 –  May 6, 2017
Day & Time: Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jane Westrick
Tuition: $375 ($315 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) | Zimmerli Art Museum member rate $320 ($275 + $45 materials fee) Please note this may not be combined with other discounts; Zimmerli Family membership or higher level of membership required.
Option: Add Drawing Club for Children and Young People at the Zimmerli Art Museum at a discounted rate of $85.
Class Location: Civic Square Building, 4th floor, Room CSB 407
Course Description: Students use all material covered in both basic and intermediate drawing and painting courses as they develop their own independent body of work. Instructor aids in their research of art history, visual culture and artistic practices as students focus on their personal interests. Interdisciplinary visual research and expression are encouraged. This course is designed to help teens prepare a portfolio for Advanced Placement high school art classes.


Independent Study: Small Group Training for Intermediate and Advanced Students

Eligibility: Ages 14 – Adults
Instructors: Brian Bulfer and Jane Westrick
Fall 2016: September 24 – December 17, 2016
Spring 2017: February 11 –  May 6, 2017
Days & Times: Saturdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Tuition: $710 ($650 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee)| Zimmerli Art Museum member rate $600 + $45 materials fee + $15 registration fee) Please note this may not be combined with other discounts; Zimmerli Family membership or higher level of membership required.
Class Location: Civic Square Building, Room CSB 427
Class Description: Intermediate teen and adult students work in groups of two with a single instructor.  This course offers a high degree of personalized attention and focuses on developing personal projects over the course of a semester.  This course is designed to help teens prepare a portfolio for Advanced Placement high school art classes, and college admissions.  Adult participants may pursue personal goals and develop skills at a high level.


 

Drawing Classes at the Zimmerli Art Museum
Zimmerli Drawing Society for Adults

Fall 2016 Dates: September 24, October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19, and December 3, 2016
Spring 2017 Dates: January 21; February 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1
Day & Time: Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Instructors: Wes Sherman and Tom Rutledge
Fee: $100 Zimmerli Art Museum members per session | $120 Mason Gross Extension Division members per session | $135 non-members per session
Course Description: Each session is overseen by a master artist. The museum provides drawings boards, live models at select sessions, and professional instruction; participants are asked to bring their own drawing pads, portable easels, and other materials suggested by the instructors. These sessions are for artists aged 18 and older. Click here for more information about Zimmerli memberships and fees.


 

Drawing Club for Children and Young People

Sections available for 7-10 year olds and 11-14 year olds.
Fall 2016
Day & Time: 
Wednesdays, 4:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
Dates: September 28, October 5, October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 30, December 7, and December 14, 2016
Spring 2017
Day & Time: Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Dates: January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28,
March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28
Instructors: Patricia Brace
Fee: $75 Zimmerli Art Museum members per session | $85 Mason Gross Extension Division members  per session| $100 non-members per session
Course Description: Children discover the secrets of drawing when they take part in the Zimmerli’s popular Drawing Club, which takes place on Wednesdays after school in the fall, winter, and spring. Aspiring artists between the ages of 6 and 14 learn the full spectrum of drawing techniques, including pencil and charcoal, and such genres as still life and portraiture. Professional educators address the needs of both beginners and advanced artists. Click here for more information about Zimmerli memberships and fees.


 

Zimmerli Passport to Art

Dates:  Select first Sundays: December 4, February 5, March 5, and April 2
Day & Time: Sundays, 1 p.m.–3 p.m.
Fee (per child, per session): Free!!
This program is now free and no registration is required. Just drop in anytime between 1-3pm to participate in an engaging art activity for the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Instructor: Basia Goszczynska
Class Location: Zimmerli Art Museum
Course Description: Travel the world of art on select Saturdays in 2014/2015. Children and parents, grandparents, or guardians work side-by-side on exciting art projects conducted by graduate students of Mason Gross School of the Arts. These interactive workshops allow families quality time to be creative together. If children attend all 6 workshops and fill their Passports, they receive a prize! Advance registration is required for Passport to Art workshops and space is limited. Each class includes materials and many include a brief exhibition tour. Click here for more information about Zimmerli memberships and fees.


 

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