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Children and Family Art Classes

Classes and workshops for youth and their families are essential here at Creative York. Make art together, play with new materials, and learn something new at a Creative York class today! Looking for classes for teens? Check out our Adult and Teen classes and Teen Art House.

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Zines & Comics

Mondays, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 10-14

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Rhiannon ‘Ren’ Harbold
Price: $85.00

Zines are a form of small, self published books that often include stories, biographies, illustrations, comics, collages, and so much more! Join local artist, Rhiannon (Ren) Harbold, in creating your own zines, swapping stories, and creating a collaborative comic! 

In-Person

Arts Together: Spooky Storybook-Ten Timid Ghosts

Saturday, October 15th from 10-11am

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Mindy and Maia Christian
Price: $20.00

Listen to the story of the Ten Timid Ghosts read aloud in our gallery. Then, move upstairs to our classroom to make spooky art inspired by the story! 

In-Person

Handbuilding Clay Exploration

Wesnesdays, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 8-14.

Location: Creative York Ceramic Studio
Instructor: Katie French
Price: $125.00

Learn a variety of basic techniques in this introduction to hand-building class! Students will create a variety of different projects and build their ceramic skills. No prior clay experience required!

In-Person

Handbuilding Clay Exploration

Wesnesdays, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 8-14.

Location: Creative York Ceramic Studio
Instructor: Katie French
Price: $125.00

Learn a variety of basic techniques in this introduction to hand-building class! Students will create a variety of different projects and build their ceramic skills. No prior clay experience required!

In-Person

Handbuilding Clay Exploration

Wesnesdays, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 8-14.

Location: Creative York Ceramic Studio
Instructor: Katie French
Price: $125.00

Learn a variety of basic techniques in this introduction to hand-building class! Students will create a variety of different projects and build their ceramic skills. No prior clay experience required!

In-Person

Arts Together: Harvest Printmaking

Saturday, November 12th, from 10-11am.

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Karla Myers
Price: $20.00

Take some time to play with your food! Create unique, one-of-a-kind prints using a variety of sliced vegetables and paint. Our instructor will guide the participating pairs to experiment with making different designs using the vegetables as stamps. 

In-Person

Try It! Youth Poetry Workshop

Saturday, November 12th, 12-1:30pm.

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Carol Clark Williams
Price: $25.00

What’s the difference between a list and a list poem? What happens if you cut a poem into 8 pieces and scramble them? How does poetry differ from other kinds of writing? Let’s work on writing the best poems in the world, using writing prompts and word banks! Then we will share them with the group and explore contests and journals where your poetry can be published. 

In-Person

Handbuilding Clay Exploration

Wesnesdays, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 8-14.

Location: Creative York Ceramic Studio
Instructor: Katie French
Price: $125.00

Learn a variety of basic techniques in this introduction to hand-building class! Students will create a variety of different projects and build their ceramic skills. No prior clay experience required!

In-Person

Thanksgiving Art Class

Saturday, November 19 from 9-11am

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $30.00

Join us for a Thanksgiving themed art class! Students will make a craft themed around Thanksgiving that is perfect to show off before dinner!

In-Person

Handbuilding Clay Exploration

Wesnesdays, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23 from 5:30-7:30pm. Ages 8-14.

Location: Creative York Ceramic Studio
Instructor: Katie French
Price: $125.00

Learn a variety of basic techniques in this introduction to hand-building class! Students will create a variety of different projects and build their ceramic skills. No prior clay experience required!

In-Person

Arts Together: Holiday Ornament Making

Saturday, December 3rd from 10-11:30am.

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Mindy and Maia Christian
Price: $25.00

Create unique Christmas ornaments in this workshop! Work alongside Mindy and Maia to craft your own ornaments that you can add to your Christmas tree.  

In-Person

Christmas Art Class

Saturday, December 17, from 9-11am

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $30.00

Looking for a fun Christmas activity before the holiday? Join us for an art class where you get to listen to jolly music and make festive crafts just in time for the Christmas!

In-Person

Winter Break Camp: Animals Around the World!

December 26th-30th from 9am-12pm. Ages 5-9

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $150.00

Unsure of what to plan during Winter break? Join us for our Winter Break Camp! Students will learn about a variety of animals from around the world while working on a new project each day!

In-Person

Winter Break Camp: Animals Around the World!

December 26th-30th from 9am-12pm. Ages 5-9

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $150.00

Unsure of what to plan during Winter break? Join us for our Winter Break Camp! Students will learn about a variety of animals from around the world while working on a new project each day!

In-Person

Winter Break Camp: Animals Around the World!

December 26th-30th from 9am-12pm. Ages 5-9

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $150.00

Unsure of what to plan during Winter break? Join us for our Winter Break Camp! Students will learn about a variety of animals from around the world while working on a new project each day!

In-Person

Winter Break Camp: Animals Around the World!

December 26th-30th from 9am-12pm. Ages 5-9

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $150.00

Unsure of what to plan during Winter break? Join us for our Winter Break Camp! Students will learn about a variety of animals from around the world while working on a new project each day!

In-Person

Winter Break Camp: Animals Around the World!

December 26th-30th from 9am-12pm. Ages 5-9

Location: Creative York Main Classroom
Instructor: Alison Welch
Price: $150.00

Unsure of what to plan during Winter break? Join us for our Winter Break Camp! Students will learn about a variety of animals from around the world while working on a new project each day!

In-Person