Our popular ArtVentures program for children blends fun with learning through a balance of structured projects, creative expression and play. We promote artistic exploration while developing technique and critical-thinking skills. Each theme is explored through a variety of mediums and imaginative projects. *Children must have completed kindergarten to attend.

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

Registration closes Friday at 5:00PM the week before each class is scheduled to start. Please contact office@brooklineartscenter.com Monday-Friday between 9:00AM-5:30PM with any questions.

Financial aid is available for all classes. Learn more.

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WEEK 1: UNDER THE SEA
July 6-9 (4-day week, Tuesday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $240, Materials Fee: $30
Teachers: Deirdre Beck (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Dive deep as we explore crazy creatures, corals, and chasms on the ocean floors! From schools of fish to coral reefs to the monstrous giants of the sea, let’s explore the colors, textures and shapes that make up the underwater worlds that share our planet. Projects will include watercolor, mixed-media collages, 3D sculptures, and more!

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WEEK 2: THE ART OF STORYTELLING
July 12-16 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Teachers: Deirdre Beck (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Get creative with a week of imagining worlds unknown! Design heroes and their foes, explore scenery and world-building, and develop stories from real-life to fantasy and anywhere in between. Jump into creative writing and develop your stories all week long! Projects will include character design, 3D dioramas, storyboards for books, and more.

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WEEK 3: WORLD DOWN UNDER
July 19-23 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Teachers: Deirdre Beck (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Caves, mines, and geodes are just the beginning of underground worlds! Let’s explore what hides deep in the earth, from precious gems to wild creatures. Projects will include mixed-media geodes, historical cave art, cave collages, and more!

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WEEK 4: AERIAL ADVENTURES
July 26-30 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Class Max: 12
Teachers: Deirdre Beck (ages 5-7)
& Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s ArtVentures Aerial Adventures! Take to the sky to learn about birds flying high, clouds, weather, planes, and flying machines. Projects will include mixed-media collages, painting, 3D dioramas, and more!

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WEEK 5: FANTASTIC FICTION
August 2-6 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Teachers: Deirdre Beck (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Heroes and villains, knights and dragons, and brave adventures have filled stories throughout history! Let’s explore mythical creatures, fantasy characters, and heroic quests. Projects will include character design, 3D world dioramas, world-defying fantasy self portraits, and more!

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WEEK 6: BUILDING BOOM!
August 9-13 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Class Max: 12
Teachers: Emily Iannarilli (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Building Boom is back! Using art skills and techniques paired with creative thinking and engineering, let’s explore materials in 3D. Projects will include dioramas, clay sculpting, designing and executing architecture, and more!

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WEEK 7: WAM POW COMICS
August 16-20 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Teachers: Emily Iannarilli (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Pow! Bang! It’s Wam Pow Comics! Join us as we jump into the world of comic design, making 3D collage comic-panels, exploring pop art, and, of course, drawing comics. Projects will include character design, mixed-media collage, painting, and more!

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WEEK 8: ART THROUGH THE AGES
August 23-27 (Monday-Friday)

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $300, Materials Fee: $35
Teachers: Emily Iannarilli (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

Travel through art history as we explore famous artists, styles, and art movements! From ancient civilizations’ patterns to modern abstract paintings, projects will include 3D sculpting, painting, mixed-media, and more.

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2-DAY INTENSIVE: MIXED MEDIA MAGIC!
August 30 & 31

8:00am-12:00pm for ages 5-7 & 8-11

  • Drop off between 7:40am and 7:55am, class begins at 8am
  • Pick-up between 12pm and 12:15pm, class ends at 12pm

Class Fee: $120, Materials Fee $20
Teachers: Emily Iannarilli (ages 5-7) & Kaleigh Kuehl (ages 8-11)

This 2-day intensive is all about mixing materials in new, imaginative ways! Combine paper, clay, painting, and more in both 2D and 3D art. What wild textures and layers can we create using these media in new ways? Projects will include collages, sculptures, paintings, and more.

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