Art opportunities for kids and young adults in the area
Art trains the mind in ways that a textbook cannot. Many museums and other art institutions in the area offer learning opportunities for kids and young adults. Here are some options.
The Katonah Museum of Art offers weekly class open to kids ages 8-12. As part of the creativity club, artists will focus on a new subject each week. Join the group for one session or attend the entire series. Use your imagination to produce unique pieces in this open-minded environment.
The Studio of Fairfield offers comprehensive art classes across a broad range of mediums and age groups, including pottery, figure drawing, storyboarding for animation, portfolio preparation for high-school aged students. Camps for children of all ages engage young creatives and encourage them to find expression through art.
At Gallery 25 in New Milford, artists can take workshops on landscape painting, carving and more.
The Weir Farm Art Center of Wilton offers art workshops for people of all ages and ability levels. Participants will learn how to work in watercolors, sketching, and a number of other mediums in the historic former home of early 20th century impressionist painter J. Alden Weir.