Art Classes, Workshops, and Events

Thanks for visiting our art class listings page! Please note the skill level and age listings for each class.

Skill Level

Just for Fun–Just what it says, this class is just for fun! No experience required or needed.

Art Exploration–This class is meant to give the participants an art experience. Students will learn through exploring new mediums and techniques.

Skills Based–This class is designed to teach a new skill, introduce or gain more confidence in a new medium, or learn about an artist or a new style of art.

Art Package

Some of our classes are attended through purchasing an art package, which is similar to a punch card. We are currently only selling 1 class at a time through the art package. Classes expire May 29, 2020. Art Package FAQs

Art Classes or Camps

These classes are not drop-in and are not available on the Art Package. When you purchase an art class or art camp, you are purchasing a spot in that class each day the class is offered.

Purchase an Art Package

Art classes will be held online, at least through April 20. If you are registered, you will be notified through email how to join the class

April

watercolor flower painting

Spring Has Sprung

 Age 6-10 | Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 | April 7-28

Skill Level: Skills Based

This class will be held online

Students will have fun using all kinds of supplies to make new and interesting art projects based on the wonderful colors and plants in Spring.

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Supplies you provide:

Use these links of purchase similar products at a local store

  • Watercolor paper-   CLICK HERE
  • Watercolor set- CLICK HERE
  • 2 Paint brushes- 1 small, thin, pointed brush CLICK HERE and 1 flat brush about the width of an index finger CLICK HERE
  • painter’s tape
  • pencil
  • eraser
watercolor painting of city silhouette

Watercolors 101

 Age 10-14 | Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 | April 7-28

Skill Level: Skills Based

This class will be held online

Watercolors can be some of the trickiest paints to work with. Come to class and learn some of the tricks of the trade to make your art projects look as real as life.

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Supplies you provide:

Use these links of purchase similar products at a local store

  • Watercolor paper-   CLICK HERE
  • Watercolor set- CLICK HERE
  • 2 Paint brushes- 1 small, thin, pointed brush CLICK HERE and 1 flat brush about the width of an index finger CLICK HERE
  • painter’s tape
  • pencil
  • eraser
girl drawing

Learning to Draw

 Age 4-6 | Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 | April 8-29

Skill Level: Art Exploration

This class will be held online

Everyone wants to learn to draw, but how do we get started? In this class we’ll be concentrating on helping students improve their drawing skills by going back to basics and learning some new skills.

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Supplies you provide:

  • white construction paper
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • washable markers

Visual Trickery

 Age 8-12 | Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 | April 8-29

Skill Level: Skills Based

This class will be held online

Practice drawings and creating paintings that trick the eyes and bend the mind. In this class we’ll be studying various artists that mastered optical illusions and we’ll be creating some of our own unique works.

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Supplies you provide:

  • White construction paper
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • washable markers
  • 12-inch ruler
  • black sharpies
  • black pen, Uniball is preferred

Advanced Doodling

 Age 6-10 | Wednesdays 5:45-6:45 | April 8-29

Skill Level: Skills Based

This class will be held online

Doodling is something we all do, but did you know that your doodling can help your drawing skills? In this class we’ll be making works of art based on the little drawings we do in the margins of our notebooks

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Supplies you provide:

  • White construction paper
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • washable markers
  • 12-inch ruler
  • black sharpies
  • black pen, Uniball is preferred

Tea Time

 Age 4-7 | Thursday 4:30-6:30 | April 23

Skill Level: Skills Based

$30

Let’s have a tea party! This spring at the MAC we’re going to have a tea party with our dolls. Come dressed in your favorite outfit and bring your favorite doll. We’ll be having tea time snacks, juice instead of tea, doing a doll art project, and playing some fun games.

paper flowers

I Love Flowers!

 Age 6-10 | Thursdays 4:30-6:30 | April 30

Skill Level: Just for Fun!

$30

We love flowers. You love flowers. Who doesn’t love flowers? In this class we’ll be using tissue paper, acrylics, and markers to create a 3-D bouquet and a flowerpot to take them home in!

May

Watercolor Landscapes

 Age 11+ | Mondays 4:30-6:00 | May 4-18

Skill Level: Skills Based

$60

Register through Meridian Parks and Rec to attend this class

Learn how to use watercolors correctly! In this class we’ll be using watercolor paint during a guided painting session to create our own wonderful landscapes. Students will finish a painting each week.

The Last Jedi

 Age 6-10 | Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 | May 5-26

Skill Level: Skills Based

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was ART! In this class we will be using acrylic paints and watercolors to create a new art project each week based on everybody’s favorite series—Star Wars!

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Sketchbook Skills

 Age 10-14 | Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 | May 5-26

Skill Level: Skills Based

Lots of people know how to draw, but few know how to get started. In this class we’ll be learning different exercises and principles that professional artists use every day. Bring a 9×12 inch sketchbook

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Butterfly Wings and Beetle Shells

 Age 4-6 | Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 | May 6-27

Skill Level: Art Exploration

Do you love you butterflies, beetles, ladybugs, and ants? Well this class has them all! In this class we’ll be using markers, paint, and crayons to create our very own favorite bugs

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

watercolor fish

Sea Breeze

 Age 8-12 | Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 | May 6-27

Skill Level: Skills Based

During this class we’ll be learning about watercolors and how to use them to create a unique watercolor painting based on some of our favorite parts of the ocean. From beaches to deep sea creatures to ocean sunsets and everything in between!

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

Sharpie drawing of Van Gogh's Starry Night

Go Van Gogh!

 Age 6-10 | Wednesdays 5:45-6:45 | May 6-27

Skill Level: Art Exploration

Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painters in the world and in this class, we’re going to be exploring the principles and techniques that made his work so famous. And we’ll be using those techniques to make our own pieces of art and learn a little bit about the artist along the way.

Purchase an Art Package and reserve a date(s) to attend this class. Each day we teach a new lesson and complete a different project.

painted skateboard

Paint Your Own Skateboard Deck

 Age 10+ | Thursdays 4:30-6:00 | May 7-21

$100

Register through Meridian Parks and Rec to attend this class

Did you know skateboard decks can be used for more than just skating? They can also be made into works of art! In this class students will be using principles of design to create and paint their own custom skateboard decks. Add the hardware yourself and put it to use or hang it on the wall for everyone to admire!