Home School Classes

The Rahr-West Art Museum is pleased to be able to provide art instruction for the home school community. The Home School Young Artists group may be divided into age groups, based on the number of participants, in order to ensure the best possible art instruction. The children will experience all areas of art, from painting to ceramics, using the Rahr-West Art Museum's permanent collection as examples of the various media. 

Fall 2018 Classes

Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00p
Entire Session (September-December): $75 RWAM Members  |  $150 Nonmembers

September Youth Drawing ClassSeptember-Drawing
September 4, 11, 18 & 25
Master the skill of drawing by beginning with basic form and grid work, then advance to shading. Class includes sketchbook for each student.
Monthly: $30 RWAM Members  |   $60 Nonmembers


Golightly Douglas BIRD AND PUMPKIN oil 91.5.39October-Mimicking the Masters
October 2, 9 & 16
Use a variety of media to learn new techniques and mimic some masters from our collections.
Monthly: $22.50 RWAM Members  |  $45 Nonmembers


November Clay OrnamentsNovember-Ceramics
November 6, 13, 20 & 27
Use clay and glazes to create two fantastic projects, including ornaments for Christmas. Each project lasts two weeks, with focus on building the first week and glazing the second.
Monthly: $30 RWAM Members  |  $60 Nonmembers


Reindeer paintingDecember-Holidays
December 4 & 11
Use a variety of media to create fun holiday themed artwork.
Monthly: $15 RWAM Members  |  $30 Nonmembers

Winter 2019 Classes

Winter Session (January & February): $40 RWAM Members  |  $80 Nonmembers
Monthly: $30 RWAM Members  |  $60 Nonmembers

Clay Loom January


January: Clay Loom Weaving
January 8, 15, 22 & 29
Learn the art of weaving and make a clay loom.



February Gornan


February: Mimicking the Masters
February 5, 12, 19 & 26
Use a variety of media to learn new techniques including paper collage, blow painting and more, and mimic some masters from our collections including Sonia Delauney, R. C. Gorman, and Kenneth Nolan.

Spring 2019 Classes

Spring Session (March-May): $60 RWAM Members  |  $120 Nonmembers
Monthly: $30 RWAM Members  |  $60 Nonmembers

Relief


March: Painting Resist
March 5, 12, 19 & 26
Learn the steps in creating a tempera India ink resist. Discover why this is such a great technique in painting.



Schomer April


April: Mimicking the Masters
April 2, 9, 23 & 30
Use a variety of media to learn new techniques using oil pastels, water color and acrylic paints, and mimic some masters from our collections including Schomer Lichtner, Henri Matisse, and William Bloom.


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May: Ceramics
May 7, 14, 21 & 28
Use Mishima, a technique of inlaying into the main body of a piece of pottery, to create a ceramic plate. Students will also learn to fold clay and create a pocket, making a fun and functional wall hanging.

For more information or to register for any of these classes call (920) 686-3090.