wayne art center

Youth & Teen Education

Our dedicated faculty of professional teachers and artists encourage our youngest students to build the basis for a creative life, working on confidence and problem-solving skills as they develop their artistic side. Teens, ages 15+ are invited to enroll in certain adult level classes. We also welcome teens as year-round volunteers.

Winter 2023 Youth/Teen Classes & Workshops

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Children's Classes

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Monday

Age 3-5

Budding Artists w/ Nicole Lee

January 23–March 27, 2023
10am–11:30am
Age 12+

NEW! TEEN Soapstone Carving w/ Piera Raffaele

January 23–March 27, 2023
4pm–5:30pm
Age 12+

NEW! TEEN The Potter's Wheel w/ David Wiener

January 23–March 27, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 8+

NEW! Fun & Fibers: Weaving (4 wks) w/ Candy Stringer

February 27–March 27, 2023
4:30pm–6pm

Tuesday

Age 8+

Meet "8" Masters (8 wks) w/ Candy Stringer

January 17–March 14, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 7-10

Beautiful Beads w/ Kate Hochner

January 17–March 21, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 7-10

Pottery Club w/ Michelle Schamis

January 17–March 21, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 7+

NEW! Draw-N-Paint: Pets & People w/ Mark Gruener

January 17–March 21, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9-14

Pottery Hand & Wheel w/ Ryan Wheeler

January 17–March 21, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 10+

CULINARY In the Kitchen w/ Kevin Welch

January 17–March 21, 2023
4pm–6pm
Age 12+

NEW! TEEN Metal Jewelry w/ Chris Darway

January 17–March 21, 2023
4pm–5:30pm

Wednesday

Age 4-7

KinderArt & Clay w/ Susan Branco

January 18–March 22, 2023
9:30am–11:30am
Age 4-7

KinderArt & Clay w/ Susan Branco

January 18–March 22, 2023
1pm–3pm
Age 7+

Cartooning w/ Tony Squadroni

January 18–March 22, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9-14

Pottery Hand & Wheel w/ Susan Branco

January 18–March 22, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 11+

TEEN Studio Drawing & Painting w/ Louise Dusinberre

January 18–March 22, 2023
4pm–5:30pm

Thursday

Age 7-10

Artist Studio w/ Susan Branco

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 7+

Drawing FUNdamentals w/ Mark Gruener

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9-14

Pottery Hand & Wheel w/ Ryan Wheeler

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9+

Drawing & Painting w/ Ed Adlington

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9+

NEW! Come Out & Clay w/ David Wiener

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 9+

NEW! TEEN Color & Composition w/ Michelle Schamis

January 19–March 23, 2023
4:30pm–6pm
Age 3-5

Budding Artists (6 wks) w/ Shannon Wolsky

February 23–March 30, 2023
10am–11:30am

Friday

Age 2+

Two For Art w/ Nicole Lee

January 20–March 24, 2023
9:30am–10:30am
Age 2+

Two For Art w/ Nicole Lee

January 20–March 24, 2023
11am–12pm
Age 4-7

KinderArt & Clay w/ Nicole Lee

January 20–March 24, 2023
1pm–3pm
Age 6-9

Step by Step Drawing w/ Nicole Lee

January 20–March 24, 2023
4pm–5:30pm
Age 9+

NEW! Drawing Discovery w/ Barbara Zanelli

January 20–March 24, 2023
4pm–5:30pm
Age 9+

NEW! Needle Felting Animals w/ Birgit Eichinger

January 20–March 24, 2023
4pm–5:30pm
Age 12+

TEEN Pottery Hand & Wheel w/ Veronica McLaughlin

January 20–March 24, 2023
4:30pm–6pm

Saturday

Age 4-7

KinderArt & Clay w/ Susan Branco

January 21–March 25, 2023
9:30am–11am
Age 7-10

Artist Studio w/ Susan Branco

January 21–March 25, 2023
11:30am–1pm
Age 7-10

Pottery Club w/ Nicole Lee

January 21–March 25, 2023
9:30am–11am
Age 7+

Cartooning w/ Tony Squadroni

January 21–March 25, 2023
9:30am–11am
Age 7+

NEW! World-Wide Animals w/ Mark Gruener

January 21–March 25, 2023
1pm–2:30pm
Age 8+

CULINARY Young Chefs w/ Birgit Eichinger

January 21–March 25, 2023
10am–12pm
Age 9-14

Pottery Hand & Wheel w/ Ryan Wheeler

January 21–March 25, 2023
1pm–3pm
Age 11+

TEEN Photography w/ Laura Ducceschi

January 21–March 25, 2023
12pm–1:30pm
Age 11+

TEEN Studio Drawing & Painting w/ Louise Dusinberre

January 21–March 25, 2023
9:30am–11am
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Children's Fall 2022 Workshops

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Membership

As the Wayne Art Center is a non-profit, member-sponsored organization, a current yearly membership is required to enroll in all classes. Our membership year runs from September 1st - August 31st.

Private Art Lessons

Our talented faculty also offer private lessons for children ages 8 and up in drawing and painting, ceramics, and in acting and voice coaching. Lessons are scheduled according to teacher and student availability in blocks of four one-hour lessons at a time. For groups of five or more students, we will organize a private group class! Please use this contact form to ask about private lessons today.

Scholarships

The Wayne Art Center welcomes students of all backgrounds and offers full and partial scholarships to those who show documented financial hardship. Please call or stop by the front office to request a scholarship application form. To sponsor a scholarship, please email us, or call 610.688.3553. Policies and Information

Testimonial

  • Great facility, warm welcoming staff….simply the best!
  • I really enjoyed my class because learning new techniques and working in different mediums was really fun!
  • I loved my teacher, she was so nice!
  • This class was incredible!
  • My three kids just had a fabulous week of camp with you! They literally were waiting at the door to leave so they wouldn’t be late! I signed my son up got another week of video game drawing in the afternoons. Many thanks -
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