Summer Classes

Many of our summer classes are on waitlists. Below you will see a list of our currently open classes: 


July:


July 16th-20th:

AGES 9-12, 9:00am-12:00pm, Here's Looking at You! In this class students will work together with plaster to make customized masks that fit their face! Each student will make one full face and one half face mask that will be painted and decorated to fit their personality. REGISTER HERE


AGES 9-12, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Underground Dwellers If your camper loved Tree Dwellers last year then they will be sure to enjoy this class! This summer we will utilize boxes, cardboard, and other building materials in order to construct our own miniature underground dwelling. After creating their main bunker space, artists will then personalize their interior in order to make it a true hideaway for their imaginations to play! REGISTER HERE


July 23rd-27th:

AGES 9-12, 9:00am-12:00pm, Mythological Animal Trophies For this week at The Art Garage, students will create trophy heads of exotic animals or mythological creatures using papier-mâché techniques. They will then incorporate a variety of surface painting and finishing techniques to finish their project. Join us as we create this fun and unique decorative item students will be able to hang on their bedroom wall at home! REGISTER HERE


July 30th-August 3rd:

AGES 4-5, 1:00pm-4:00pm, You Take the Cake, This is sure to be the yummiest week at The Art Garage this summer! From mixing up colors to creating one’s own fanciful ceramic cupcake, your little artist will have so much fun making cake- inspired creations, they will almost taste it! Students will look to photorealist artists who have used food as inspiration, as well as the delectable works of artist Wayne Thiebaud. REGISTER HERE


AGES 9-12, 9:00am-12:00pm, Architects of the Future What will a parking garage look like when we all have flying cars? What will a house look like in 50 years? What will the cities of the future look like? In this class we will find out! Students will imagine what our building and infrastructure will look like in the distant future by drawing, painting, and constructing their ideas using various building materials.  REGISTER HERE


AGES 9-12, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Louise Nevelson Assemblages This week we will take a look at the American sculptor Louise Nevelson, paying particular attention to her monochromatic assemblages. We will use a variety of found objects and building materials in order to create a rectangular format assemblage of our own, before choosing a color scheme that reflects the nature of our piece. REGISTER HERE


August:

August 6th-10th


AGES 9-12, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Artistic Madlibs By using a new, thematic prompt each day students will select imagery by way of Terraforma cards and then use them to inform their artistic choices. We will learn new vocabulary, explore the Elements and Principles of Design, and will vote on a different set of media each day in order to fashion artworks driven by our subconscious! REGISTER HERE


August 13th-17th


AGES 9-12, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Functional Sgraffito  Students will learn how to hand-build functional pieces such as teapots, platters, and nesting bowls while also learning about a glazing/embellishing technique called Sgraffito. We will learn about the history and origin of the art form, as well as explore the different tools used to create it. Students will leave the class with several beautiful and functional pieces. REGISTER HERE


Summer classes at The Art Garage give students a week filled with creativity, inspiration, and laughter. We spend all year preparing for our week long summer workshops in one way or another and this summer we will have some of the most exciting classes we’ve ever offered!  Our summer classes are for students ages 3-5(AM)/4-5(PM) 6-8 and 9-12.  We also have teen workshops! All of our instructors are professional artists or art educators with extensive experience working with children and youth.  The Art Garage classes are some of the most unique and creative classes being offered in Denver because our instructors generate their own one-of-a-kind themes and projects.  We also encourage ideas from participants and parents, so feel free to share your ideas! Our morning classes (ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) are Monday through Friday 9am-12pm ($220) and our afternoon classes (ages 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12) are Monday through Friday 1pm-4pm. ($220) We are unable to prorate classes.  Students are expected to attend Monday-Friday. The energy that fills each classroom is inspiring and we hope you’ll be able to join us for some creative art camps this summer!


Fall/Winter Classes

Our fall and winter schedule will be open for registration September 1st! Our after school classes and school day out classes will begin in October. Our after school classes are from 4:30pm-6:30pm.  Our School Day Out Classes are created from both private and public school calendars and will have school day out classes on a majority of days the kids have off of school.  If you have any questions please give us a call 303-377-2353.  Students must be potty trained to attend classes at The Art Garage.

The Art Garage offers high-quality art education classes, workshops and summer classes taught by local practicing artists for kids, teens and adults.  Students are able to explore creative art materials, learn and demonstrate art techniques and design original artwork.  Students learn fundamental art elements, art vocabulary, artistic styles, famous artists and much more! Our class sizes are small typically from 4-15 students allowing the teacher to work individually with each student. Our maximum class size is 20.  If we have more than 15 students in a class we will have two teachers team teaching.

We also have off-site programs at different schools in the area. To find out more about our programs in the schools, click here.  We also offer memorable special events for kids, teens and adults focusing around an art project.