Youth Classes and Workshops, Ages 5 – 17

Youth In-Person Classes and Workshops for Kids and Teens, Ages 5 – 17, offer the opportunity to experiment, learn, and develop art skills in small outdoor and classroom sizes with enhanced health protocols in place. Visual art instruction covers painting, drawing, printmaking, hand-sculpture, photography, graphic design, crafts, and mixed-media. Programs are led by Art House instructors and offered in daily or weekly sessions in the classroom. Classes limited to 10-12 students. 

Refund Policy: A full refund will be issued minus the 10% non-refundable deposit at least 48 hours before the first class or workshop starts. Students who wish to cancel less than 48 hours before the first day of class are not eligible for a refund or credit.

Registration: Contact Elli Fassois, Education Director during business hours: Tuesdays 2 -5 PM, Wednesdays 10AM-2PM and Thursdays 1-5PM or register online. 


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YOUTH CLASSES & WORKSHOPS (Ages 5 – 17)


Fall Classes & Workshops


3D Art for Ages 5-8

Instructor: Sandra Nursilo

Sept 18 – Oct 23
Day: Monday
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

6 weeks (M) $168; (NM) $185 (This price includes material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom. This class is limited to 10 students.

Join us for a fun, creative art class! We’ll learn to create 3D art made of different materials and techniques. We’ll experiment with texture, collage, acrylics, origami, painting, and much more!

 

 

 


Children’s Drawing and Painting for Ages 5-9

Instructor: Sasha Roberts-Levi

Sessions Offered: Sep 19 – Oct 24 / Nov 7 – Dec 12
Day: Tuesday
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Each session: 6 weeks (M) $138; (NM) $152 (This price does NOT include material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom. This class is limited to 12 students.

Are you finding that your child needs a creative outlet? Do you know that artmaking relieves stress, builds critical thinking, enhances creative thinking, and problem-solving skills? Sasha is an experienced and certified art teacher who encourages creative and critical thinking skills. She will developmentally teach your child the fundamentals of drawing and painting with mixed media, while keeping in mind the joy of self-expression. Each class encourages students’ creativity while learning about color, value. composition, and more. Students will build on skills learned each week to create a landscape, still life, famous artist-inspired composition, and/or nature art pieces. New topics are introduced each quarter. There is no experience necessary to be successful in this class – all skill levels of artists are welcome!

Material Fee: $15 paid to the instructor via PayPal or Venmo the first day of class.

Register here for Sep 19 – Oct 24:

 

 

Register here for Nov 7 – Dec 12:

 

 


Teens Drawing & Painting for Ages 10-15

Instructor: Vicki Goulas

Sessions Offered: Sept 20 – Oct 25 / Nov 1 – Dec 13 (NO Class on 11/22 Thanksgiving week)
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Each session: 6 weeks (M) $180; (NM) $198 (This price includes material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Immerse yourself in a world of colors, creativity, and imagination as we explore various painting & drawing techniques. In this class, students will learn the basics of painting and drawing, through the fundamentals of composition, color theory, shading, perspective, and more. No prior experience is necessary—just bring your passion for art and a willingness to explore.

Register here for Sept 20 – Oct 25:

 

 

Register here for Nov 1 – Dec 13:

 

 


Mixed Media Art for Ages 9-13

Instructor: Sandra Nursilo

Sept 21 – Oct 26
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:15 – 5:30 pm

6 weeks (M) $168; (NM) $185 (This price includes material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom. This class is limited to 10 students.

In this class, we will use both watercolors and acrylics, and we’ll learn the basics about composition in still-life, portrait, landscape, abstract collage and lettering.

 

 


Fall Fairy Garden Workshop for Ages 6-10

Instructor: Maria Latour

Oct 1
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
One Day Workshop (M) $33; (NM) $37 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Create a magical mini-garden in this Fall workshop. Students will paint a wooden house with fall colors and create elements to place in the garden out of clay including toadstools, stepping stones, pumpkins and any other accessories they can think of.

 

 


Halloween Witch Doll Workshop for Ages 8-15

Instructor: Sonia Giannini

Oct 7
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $30; (NM) $33 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Calling all young crafters and Halloween enthusiasts! Join us for an enchanting and spooktacular Halloween Witch Doll Workshop. Unleash your creativity and bring a touch of magic to the holiday season as we guide you through the process of creating your very own bewitching Halloween witch doll.
In this workshop, students will learn step-by-step techniques to design and craft their unique doll, using a variety of materials, including fabric, yarn, clay, and more.

 

 


Create Art Together: an Adult/Child Workshop for Ages 6-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Oct 21
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $33; (NM) $37 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Learn painting techniques on canvas alongside your child or grandchild. Explore form, color and texture through the creative process. Adult and child will work on their own project or you can decide to collaborate on one. One registration covers adult and child participants.

 

 


Halloween 3D Art Workshop for Ages 8-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Oct 21
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $33; (NM) $37 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Learn clay hand building techniques creating two different Halloween figures with two kinds of clay, including a Halloween house and candy character. Polymer clay and air dry clay will be used.

 

 


Paint Party: Halloween Theme Workshop for Ages 7-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Oct 28
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
One Day Workshop (M) $32; (NM) $36 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Students age 7-11 will learn painting techniques using acrylic paint on canvas. Celebrate the season with a Halloween themed painting project.

 

 


Halloween House Jar Lantern Workshop for Ages 8-15

Instructor: Sonia Giannini

Oct 28
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $32; (NM) $36 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Join us as we embark on a mesmerizing journey to create captivating and spooky Halloween-themed jar lanterns in the shape of haunted houses. During this workshop, students will learn step-by-step techniques to transform ordinary glass jars into enchanting Halloween House Jar Lanterns. Students will have the freedom to design and customize their lanterns, adding eerie details like ghosts, bats, witches, and pumpkins, while bringing your imagination to life. Discover the joy of illuminating your creations with lights. These jar lanterns will serve as a unique addition to your Halloween decorations!

 

 


Mixed Media Art for Ages 5-8

Instructor: Sandra Nursilo

Oct 30 – Dec 11 (NO Class Thanksgiving Week 11/20)
Day: Monday
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

6 weeks (M) $168; (NM) $185 (This price includes material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom. This class is limited to 10 students.

Join us for a fun, creative art class! In this class, we’ll learn about famous artists like Klimt, Picasso, O’Keeffe and more, and we’ll explore different mediums and techniques. We’ll try acrylics, gold paint, watercolors and more.

 

 


Watercolors & Acrylics for Ages 9-13

Instructor: Sandra Nursilo

Nov 2 – Dec 14 (NO CLASS on 11/23 Thanksgiving Week)
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:15 – 5:30 pm

6 weeks (M) $168; (NM) $185 (This price includes material fee)
In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Join us for a creative painting class! In this class, we’ll experiment with watercolors and acrylics. We’re use special art mediums, like gold leafing, rice paper and wax, and we’ll learn how to add texture to our paintings.

 

 


Create Art Together: an Adult/Child Workshop for Ages 6-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Nov 18
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $33; (NM) $37 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Learn oil pastels and watercolors alongside your child or grandchild. Explore form, color and texture through the creative process. Adult and child will work on their own project or you can decide to collaborate on one. One registration covers adult and child participants.

 

 


Explore Abstract Art Workshop for Ages 11-14

Instructor: Maria Latour

Nov 18
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $32; (NM) $36 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

If you love to paint this workshop is for you! Learn about color, form and layering acrylic paint. Explore the use of unusual tools besides just a brush including stencils, sponges and texture mats to create a unique work of art on wood.

 

 


Draw & Paint Animals Workshop for Ages 7-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Nov 19
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
One Day Workshop (M) $32; (NM) $36 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Learn step-by-step how to draw 3 different animals on sketch paper then pick your favorite to turn into an amazing animal portrait with acrylic paint. Get creative while giving your critter accessories like a hat, bows, tie, headphones or a t-shirt.

 

 


Fused Glass Ornaments Workshop for Ages 8-15

Instructor: Helen Agius-Andreae

December 8
Day: Friday
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $52; (NM) $58 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Join us for a fun holiday glass workshop! Each person will create two fused glass ornaments by using simple cutting and stacking techniques. Design your own or choose to assemble one of several designs using pre-cut pieces of glass.
Each person must complete both ornaments-no splitting.
Pieces will be fused in a kiln and ready for pick-up approximately 1 week after the workshop. No experience necessary. All tools and materials will be provided.

 

 


Create Art Together: an Adult/Child Handmade Holiday Card Making Workshop for Ages 6-11

Instructor: Maria Latour

Dec 9
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $33; (NM) $37 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Create 5 unique card designs in this adult/child mixed media class. We will use colored pencils, markers, collage, metallic paint and sparkle to make extra special cards ready for giving. (all materials and envelopes included).

 

 


Gift of Art Workshop for Ages 7-12

Instructor: Maria Latour

Dec 10
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $39; (NM) $43 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

This 2.5 hour workshop focuses on creating unique handmade gifts for family and friends. We will make a canvas painting and jewelry and even make the gift wrap and gift tags! Give the gift of handmade art this holiday.

 

 


Upcycle Nutcracker Workshop for Ages 11-15

Instructor: Sonia Giannini

Dec 9
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
One Day Workshop (M) $30; (NM) $33 (This price includes material fee)

In person classes will be held in the classroom.

Unleash your imagination and give new life to old materials as we embark on a journey to upcycle and transform ordinary household items into stunning and unique nutcracker sculptures. In this engaging workshop, participants will learn the art of repurposing and upcycling by using a variety of materials, such as fabric scraps, bottles, and more.

 

 


Questions? Contact Elli Fassois, Education Director, education@northvillearthouse.org

Registration: Contact Elli Fassois, Education Director, during business hours: Tuesdays 2 -5 PM, Wednesdays 10AM-2PM and Thursdays 1-5PM or register online. 


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