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Mosier School After School Art Program

Winter Session

Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15pm (supervision provided from 2:50-3:15)
January 25 - March 29 (no class 2/22 & 3/8)
Fee: $145

*A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist at each class. If interested, contact [email protected]artventuresforkids.com.

Just for Fun Art-ventures for Gr. 2-4

Get ready to "create some fun"! Just for Fun Art‐ventures lead children on an imaginary tour through the world's greatest art museums, inspiring creativity through exposure to the FUN‐damentals of artist's tools, techniques and art forms, many inspired by the masters. But don't just admire these great works—decorate your home with masterpieces of your own! Draw Oil Pastel Flowers like O’Keefe, create colorful canvases in the style of Matisse, and design upside down and inside out Watercolor Dream Paintings inspired by Chagall. Sculpt Swirly Clay Pencil Holders, create Burlap Landscape Collages, and decorate Paper Mache Boxes. Creatively educational, whimsical and unconventional, these art‐ventures welcome children into a world of artistic wonder. Children bring home beautiful masterpieces each week, sure to transform any home into a gallery!


Spring Session

Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15pm (supervision provided from 2:50-3:15)
April 12 - June 7 (no class 4/19)
Fee: $145

*A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist at each class. If interested, contact [email protected]artventuresforkids.com.

Superheroes: Saving Planet Earth Gr. 2-4

Superhero girls and boys soar off on a top-secret mission to save planet Earth using the most important superpower of all: imagination! Like Powerpuffs and Spider Boys, we'll design our own superhero masks, shields, and capes to protect our secret identities, and even build superhero sidekicks to accompany us as we save the world. During these fun and resourceful art experiences, Super Art Heroes create a variety of AMAZING and original works of art using natural, recycled and unconventional art forms and techniques. Paint canvas tote bags, construct your own super-vehicles, and make superhero stained glass! Paint a rocket ship, create yarn art on jars, and draw superhero self-portraits. Color ceramic superhero banks, build secret comic book boxes, and explore the art of printmaking while designing bubble wrap t-shirts. Both girls and boys will have a blast as members of the League of Super Art Heroes, saving the Earth with exciting and environmentally-conscious masterpieces.

*Classes must meet the minimum enrollment number to run. If the number is not met you will be refunded in full.

Plains School After School Art Program

Winter Session

Mondays, 3:30pm-4:35pm
January 23 - March 20 (no class 2/20)
Fee: $145

*A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist at each class. If interested, contact [email protected]artventuresforkids.com.

Art-ventures with Penguins & Polar Bears Gr. K-1

Embark upon a journey through the Arctic and Antarctic regions to learn about the captivating lives of penguins, polar bears, and other cold-weather creatures. In this fun, art-packed series, art explorers—equipped with a myriad of unique materials, tools, and techniques—set out on an adventure across frozen tundra to discover life in and around the icy waters of the earth's Poles. Sculpt clay polar bears and penguin reliefs. Build sand castle lighthouses and create shimmery sea jellies out of recycled materials. Paint sharks or fish on stretched canvases. Design hats as colorful as the Northern Lights, make gyotaku fish print aprons, and transform plain t-shirts into oceans teeming with creatures. Explore the art of decoupage, collage, stained glass and so much more while learning fun facts about endangered creatures and the importance of being kind to our earth and oceans. Don't miss the Art-rageous fun!


Spring Session

Mondays, 3:30pm-4:35pm
April 6 - June 5 (no class 4/17, 5/29)
Fee: $145

*A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist at each class. If interested, contact [email protected]artventuresforkids.com.

Sticky, Shrinky & Shiny ART-ventures, Gr. K-1

The amazingly imaginative 2 and 3 dimensional projects in this program will inspire children’s creativity as they experiment with a variety of unique art forms, tools, and techniques. Art explorers create Sequined Mexican Mirrors, Macaroni Mandalas, and Shrinky Dink Animal Pendants. Make Funny Felt Monsters, paint Ceramic Snail Banks, and create Mini Canvas Paintings with Easels. Design personalized Pencil Cases, sculpt Sweet Treat Clay Desserts, and learn how to draw Perspective Landscapes. Plus, paint Goofy Animals on canvases, create Colorful Pillowcases, and sculpt Clay Flying Pigs. These projects and more introduce children to a world of artistic wonder while we encourage their own original ideas and their own unique perception and interpretation of art.

*Classes must meet the minimum enrollment number to run. If the number is not met you will be refunded in full.


School Vacation - Art-Ventures

There are currently no vacation week ART-venture programs scheduled.




Registration Listing

ART-Ventures for Kids - School Year 2022-2023

With a dash of whimsy and a dollop of fun, we help art explorers thinkcreatively about art and the amazing role it plays in our wonderful world!
• Provides unique and original art experiences using quality art materials
• Talented instructors encourage children’s creative spirit and imagination
• Inspires children to create art that is uniquely their own
• Fosters creativity through exposure to a variety of art tools, techniques and materials
• Includes wicked cool, sometimes kooky, art activities kids love to do

Just for Fun (Mosier - Winter 2023)

Registration closes on 01/18/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 01/25/2023 to 03/29/2023
$145.00

Superheroes-Saving Planet Earth(Mosier-Spring2023)

Registration closes on 04/05/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/12/2023 to 06/07/2023
$145.00

Penguins & Polar Bears (Plains - Winter 2023)

Registration closes on 01/16/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 01/23/2023 to 03/20/2023
$145.00

Sticky, Shrinky & Shiny (Plains - Spring 2023)

Registration closes on 03/30/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/06/2023 to 06/05/2023
$145.00

Contact

South Hadley Recreation Department
116 Main Street 
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Phone: 413-538-5030
Email: [email protected]

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