Art helps students find new ways to invent, create and explore new ideas. Our experienced instructors guide students and provide them with the inspiration and tools to make the process of creating art fun, as well as educational. In addition to creative exploration often using pieces from the museum’s collection as inspiration, students also learn technique, form, color, balance, and design. A wide variety of art materials and techniques are used such as acrylic and watercolor paints, papier-mâché, ceramics and more!
So that all children have the opportunity to participate in a meaningful study of the arts, the Rahr-West Art Museum offers daytime instruction for the home school community, as well as after school classes. The same art activities are completed in both classes.
Home School Young Artists (HSYA) is for students ages 5-12 years old and takes place on Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm.
Afterschool Picassos (AP) is for students ages 6-12 years old and takes place on Wednesdays, 3:45-5:00 pm.
Both the Home School Young Artists and Afterschool Picassos take place during the academic school year, September through May.