If you’re an adult who hasn’t touched clay or seen a canvas since middle school, or a teenager who wants to get into the studio outside of school, we have the course for you! It’s low commitment in every single way, and we promise – you won’t be judged!
It’s called Art for Extreme Beginners: Studio Sampler and it’s being offered for students aged 14+ in two sessions in September, as part of the AGO’s roster of art courses. This three-hour course is only $20 for AGO Members and $25 for the public.
Both courses offer students who have never been in a studio before a chance to try their hand at sketching on paper, painting on a canvas, pulling an image through a silk screen, and squishing and squeezing some clay into a sculpture (the class will offer 30 minutes at each station). It’s a great opportunity to try out artmaking, discover your own style and express yourself—all in a single afternoon or evening. Even all the materials are provided free of charge, so this is truly a worry-free experience! Who said art class had to be intimidating?
Art for Extreme Beginners: Studio Sampler – Adults and Youth 14+ takes place Thursday, September 14, 6 – 9 pm and Saturday, September 16, 1 – 4 pm. All our fall courses, including this one, go on sale on August 16. For more information click here.
Are you an AGOinsider yet? If not, sign up to have stories like these delivered straight to your inbox every week.