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Semester Programs

Expand your creativity by signing up for one of our visual arts education programs at the PMA.

After School Art

January 12 - April 27, 2023 
Spring 2023 registration opens November 25, 2022.

Grades 1-5 every Thursday

3:30PM - 5:00PM

Description

In our semester-long studio art program, students will develop their artistic skills by engaging in all aspects of the creative process from planning, to concept, to creation. Each class will introduce emerging artists to a wide variety of 2D and 3D media, encouraging self expression through the development and practice of art and design fundamentals. Artists meet weekly in the PMA's art classroom to create both individual and collaborative art projects.


Program Instructor: Heather Turner


2022-2023 Program Cost

$240 for members,
$270 for non-members

*per semester


Scholarships are now available for this program! 

Accepting applications for Spring 2023. DUE 1/3/23. Applicants will be notified by 1/7, program starts 1/12.


Next Generation Homeschool

Class meets once per week for 2 hours.

Tues. AM, ages 5-9: Group A: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tues. PM, ages 10+: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thurs. AM: Ages 5-9 Group B: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Spring Term 1 Dates: January 10 & 12 through March 2. 

Spring Term 2 Dates: March 21 & 23 through May 9 & 11.         

                      *Term 2 Registration begins January 17th.                            



Description

Make the museum part of your homeschool studies. This program is designed to adhere to the National Visual Arts Standards and introduces students to a wide range of art materials while developing creativity and artistic skills. The end of each term culminates in an exhibition of selected artwork for parents and friends to view.


Program Instructor: Marce Wagner


2022-2023 Program Cost

$140 for members,
$165 for non-members

*per 8-week term


FALL 2022 Term 2 ends December 13 & 15. 


SPRING Term 1: January 10 & 12 - Feb. 28 and March 2.


SPRING Term 2: March 21 & 23 - May 9 and 11.




Stay Tuned...


Spring Break STEAM Camp: Week of March 13 - 17, 2023.


2023 SUMMER CAMPS! Announced late February.




Art Academy for Autism

Fall 2022 Programs end December 2 & 3, 2022. 
Spring 2023 Registration opens on November 25. 

Spring 2023 Semester:
January 20 & 21 through May 5 & 6.

Ages 5-9 | Alternating Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ages 10-15 | Alternating Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ages 16+ | Alternating Fridays from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Description

Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and young adults on the autism spectrum. This program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills. There is no charge for students to attend.


Program Instructor: Shanay Springs


Spring 2023 Class Dates:

1/20 & 21, 2/3 & 4, 2/17 & 18, 3/3 & 4, 

(2 weeks off during Spring Break) 

3/24 & 25, 4/7 & 8, 4/21 & 22, 5/5 & 6.

Cost

No charge to participants.