ART EXPLORATIONS II, Drawing + Painting

Ages 6 - 8

Children develop drawing skills using a wide variety of media and tools. They learn to work from observation, memory, and imagination while experimenting with forms of drawing and painting. Students learn about famous and contemporary artists through trips to the Museum of Art and class presentations.

SATURDAYS, 9 - 10:30 am | SESSION 3/16 - 4/20
6 classes | 9 contact hours | Location: Studio Building, 503 William Street, Ground Level

+ SCHOLARSHIPS: Need-based scholarship request forms are available HERE >

+ IMPORTANT: To ensure the age appropriateness of the curriculum, children must meet the age requirement listed with each course description by the beginning of class.

+ SNACK: Please provide a snack/water for your child every day. There will be a supervised snack break each day at mid-morning.

+ SMOCKS: The projects are fun but can be messy at times. Bring a smock (old shirt or apron) or simply dress for the mess. 

+ CAMPUS: Visit Studio Building Reception for help and directions to classrooms. View the College of Art and Design Campus Map >

Class Age Key:
+ ART EXPLORATIONS I = All classes for ages 4+5
+ ART EXPLORATIONS II = All classes for ages 6-8, non-sequential
+ YOUNG ARTISTS = All classes for ages 9-12, non-sequential
+ TEEN = Classes for ages 13-17
+ ADULTS and 16 + = Adult classes that are open to older teens
+ ADULTS = Classes for ages 18+

Meet your instructor, Kayla! (She/Her)

Kayla Kent

KAYLA KENT is a working artist and Library Assistant at Munson! Kayla is a Pratt Munson alum and graduated from Pratt Institute with a bachelor's degree in fine art. She enjoys working with the diverse scope of current Pratt Munson students in the library while they are pursuing careers in the arts.

Kayla loves both teaching and taking Munson Community Arts classes in painting as well as exploring her other interests in contemporary music by artists such as Greta Van Fleet, visiting the agricultural (wine) trails of the Finger Lakes, listening to socio-cultural (true crime) podcasts, and following the work of Marilyn Minter, Robin F. Williams, Patti Smith, Joan Semmel, and other visual artists. 

When asked to share her favorite color, Kayla says that she considers all colors worthy of being a favorite.


Ages 6 - 8 | Art Explorations II, Drawing + Painting