Young Artists Clay + Sculpture

Ages 9 – 12 | With Paula Caruana

In this clay exploration for the creative preteen, projects range from hand-built functional pottery to ceramic sculpture inspired by famous artists. Lessons focus on popular and historic artists, sculptors, ceramicists, and cultural icons. Visits to the The Museum of Art lead the way for projects through this two-week session. Materials provided. (Clay and sculpture classes are two-weeks)

WEEKS 1 + 2: JULY 8 - 19
Mondays through Fridays, 9 - 11:30 a.m.

10 classes | 25 contact hours | Location: Sculpture Studios,1209 State Street (Enter from main parking lot, go downstairs)

DESIGNED FOR ART-LOVING KIDS AND TEENSFunding for summer arts classes for kids and teens is generously provided by MetLife Foundation.

FREE ART CLASSESKids art classes are free of charge this summer! Anyone can take part, regardless of economic circumstances, and we hope to welcome many new participants. Help support tuition-free classes and make a donation here >

+ IMPORTANT: Limit 1 tuition-free class per student. Please do not register if not planning to attend the full week or course. Space is limited. Please cancel your registrations if plans change. 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 n’ SMOCK: Please provide a mid-morning snack/water for your child every day. The projects are fun but can be messy at times. Bring a smock (old shirt or apron) or simply dress for the mess. 

+ EXPANDED HOURS: Early drop-off and late pick-up available from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 4 - 12 during the summer morning art classes.

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

Meet your instructor, Paula!

PAULA CARUANA received her BS in art education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. She has taught K-12 art in public and private schools. Paula is a former Decorative Arts Assistant in Munson’s Museum of Art and a longtime student in the Institute’s community ceramics program.


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+

Ages 9-12 | Young Artists Clay + Sculpture - WEEKS 1 + 2
Monday, July 08, 2024 - Friday, July 19, 2024 09:00 am - 11:30 am
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