This fall we will be offering a variety of classes that offer teens the opportunity to explore artistic mediums of their choosing in both a focused and fun environment. Classes encourage individual artistic exploration as well as introduce and develop techniques and skills for each medium. Each class is lead by a professional working artist in their field.

***Please review our Fall 2021 COVID-19 Policies for In-Person Classes before registering!***

Registration closes Thursday at 5:00PM the week before each class is scheduled to start. Please contact office@brooklineartscenter.com Monday-Friday between 9:00AM-5:00PM with any questions.

Financial aid is available for all classes. Learn more.

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Pottery & Wheelthrowing (ages 12-17)
10 weeks

Friday, Sep 24 – Dec 3
(no class Nov 26)
Teacher: Meagan Hepp

3:30pm – 5:30pm

  • Drop-off between 3:15pm – 3:25pm
  • Pick-Up between 5:20pm – 5:30pm

Class Fee: $340 Materials $45

This class focuses on wheel throwing and hand building fundamentals. The teacher will provide you with step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to help you create unique clay objects. Demonstrations include cups, vases, plates, lids, throwing off the hump and more. All levels will learn about decorating techniques. Additional clay is available for purchase ($25/bag)

Jewelry and Metals (ages 12-17)
10 weeks (2 sessions)

Monday, Sep 27 – Dec 13
(no class Oct 11 and Nov 22)
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Teacher: Lauren Blais

Tuesdays, Sept 28 – Dec 7
(no class Nov 23)
3:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ashley Vick

Friday, Oct 1 – Dec 10
(no class Nov 26)
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Teacher: Laura Jaklitsch

3:30pm – 5:30pm

  • Drop-off between 3:15pm – 3:25pm
  • Pick-Up between 5:20pm – 5:30pm

Class Fee: $340 Materials $45

Students gain hands-on knowledge of jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques including soldering, piercing, etching and embellishing in copper, nickel and brass. 

Draw Like A Pro (ages 12-17)
10 weeks

Tuesdays, Sept 28 – Dec 7
(no class Nov 23)
Teacher: Zoe Schein

3:30pm – 5:30pm

  • Drop-off between 3:15pm – 3:25pm
  • Pick-Up between 5:20pm – 5:30pm

Class Fee: $340 Materials $35

Draw what you see and see what you draw! In this introductory-level class, students will learn the essentials of drawing technique – specifically drawing from observation and reality. Students will try their hands at classic subjects like still life and portraiture (as well as subjects of their choice!) using a variety of different tools and media. Students will study composition – that is, how a picture “speaks” to us – and explore how they can use that language themselves to communicate their own thoughts and ideas through artwork.

Inktober Pen & Ink (ages 12-17)
4 weeks

Mondays, Oct 4 – Nov 1
(no class Oct 11)
Teacher: Zoe Schein

3:30pm – 5:30pm

  • Drop-off between 3:15pm – 3:25pm
  • Pick-Up between 5:20pm – 5:30pm

Class Fee: $102 Materials $35

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For pen and ink artists, that is: every year in the month of October, artists across the globe take up their tools for a month of pens, prompts, and practice. This short course aims to get students into the Inktober spirit by giving them the basic tools they need to create successful and impactful ink drawings. From shading to squiggling to splattering, students will experiment with a range of ink tools and techniques so they can put their best nibs forward this Inktober.

Pottery and Wheelthrowing Intensive (ages 12-17)
Full-Day Vacation Program

Nov 11 – Veteran’s Day
Teacher: Moon Rodriguez-Decker

9:00am – 4:00pm

  • Drop-off between 8:45am – 8:55am
  • Pick-Up between 3:50pm – 3:55pm

Beforecare and Aftercare can be provided
for an additional fee. See our session options
when registering on Active.

  • 8:00am Drop-off: $10
  • 5:30pm Pick-up: $20

Class Fee: $128 Materials $10

This hands-on pottery program will introduce students to wheel-throwing and hand-building fundamentals. Explore your creativity while learning various techniques for creating your own mugs, bowls, and other unique pieces!

Jewelry and Metals Intensive (ages 12-17)
Full-Day Vacation Program

Oct 11 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Teacher: Laura jacklitsch

9:00am – 4:00pm

  • Drop-off between 8:45am – 8:55am
  • Pick-Up between 3:50pm – 3:55pm

Beforecare and Aftercare can be provided
for an additional fee. See our session options
when registering on Active.

  • 8:00am Drop-off: $10
  • 5:30pm Pick-up: $20

Class Fee: $128 Materials $10

Students will gain general knowledge of jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques in this two-day intensive. Techniques covered will include soldering, piercing, and embellishing in copper and brass.

Pottery and Wheelthrowing Intensive (ages 12-17)
Full-Day Vacation Program

Oct 11 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Teacher: Moon Rodriguez-Decker

9:00am – 4:00pm

  • Drop-off between 8:45am – 8:55am
  • Pick-Up between 3:50pm – 3:55pm

Beforecare and Aftercare can be provided
for an additional fee. See our session options
when registering on Active.

  • 8:00am Drop-off: $10
  • 5:30pm Pick-up: $20

Class Fee: $128 Materials $10

This hands-on pottery program will introduce students to wheel-throwing and hand-building fundamentals. Explore your creativity while learning various techniques for creating your own mugs, bowls, and other unique pieces!