Calendar * Classes * Workshops

Spring and Summer Classes 

Spring Classes at the Guilford Art Center

Exploratory Art Class Fly their Mixed Media Koi Fish Kites!

Koi Fish Kite Project - Mixed Media Art from Marcy LaBella on Vimeo.




Exploratory Art - Mixed Media - Feature Focus Portrait

Exploratory Art - Marcy LaBella 8 Mondays, begins April 3 4:00PM - 5:30PM In a studio arts format through a series of guided projects, we try a little bit of everything: clay, paint, pastels, collage, fiber arts and more! Children experience a wide variety of art mediums.

Tuition $150 members $135

Flowers in a Vase - Acrylic and Oil Pastel on Paper

Art is a Garden - 8 Wednesdays Begins April 5, 4 - 5:30

A mixed media class for kids that celebrates the art of the garden.  Create with markers, pastels, paint and clay and make things inspired by and for the garden.

Tuition $150 members $135

Fairy Houses - Art of the Garden

Teen Art Lab - Marcy LaBella 8 Thursdays, begins April 6 4:00PM - 6:00PM

For teens who love to create! Try journaling, painting, mixed media, acrylic painting and experiement with other art mediums.  Charcoal, Inks, abstract and observational concepts will be explored.


Tween Mixed Media - Side by Side Portrait Collage

Summer Classes

Creative Clay Sculpture Class at Wesleyan Potters

Creative Clay Sculpture - Learn sculptural and handbuilding construction techniques.  Coil, slab, tube and pinch methods as well as joining and helpful sculpture hints and methods.

Wednesday evenings June 7th - July 26. 7 -9:30 pm  call Wesleyan Potters for Tuition and other information 860-347-5925

Summer Kids Camps - Guilford Art Center 

As summer approaches more information about these classes will be posted as it becomes available.

June 19-23

You Me & The Sea  9am-12pm ages 3 ½-6

An Ocean of Fun - mixed media ocean themed art for littles - Lots of fun!

Home Is Where The Heart Is 1pm-4pm ages 5-9

Create and design a variety of different houses, homes and structures out of clay.  Fairy Houses, Wall Art, A box that's a house and more.

June 26-30

Art Is A Garden  1pm-4pm ages 5-9

A mixed media class that is inspired by the art that is a garden.  Create things inspired by and things that go into the garden.  Lots of fun.

Butterfly Garden - Mixed Media

July 3-7 (omit 7/4)

Princesses & Dragons  9am-12pm ages 3 ½-6

For your little prince or princess - make a crown and weld a sceptor in this class for young royalty.  We will create royal things for small lords and ladies.

Hands On Hand Building: Session A  1PM-4PM ages 5-9

Pinch, coil, roll and create things out of clay.  We will make a variety of art and learn valuable clay construction skills.

Sgraffitto Tile with Engobes - Hands on Handbuilding

July 10-14   Mixed Media Painting  1pm-4pm ages 8+

Use a variety of painting and drawing media and combine with papers, fiber and more to create fabulous works of art.  Still life, portraits and abstractions - indivual expression is most encouraged.

Mixed Media Hearts - Inspired by Jim Dine

July 17-21

Art From Nature 1pm-4pm ages 8+

We will be creating work inspired by nature and using natural items to create things to make art with as well. Print making, painting, drawing and sculptural ideas will be explored.

July 24-28

Photography For Kids  1pm-4pm ages 8+

Learn to use a digital camera and learn basic photography skills.  Composition, light sources and simple crops and edits.  Kids will be using some of their pictures to create awesome mixed media art.

July 31-August 4

Hand On Hand Building: Session B  1PM-4PM ages 5-9

Pinch, coil, roll and create things out of clay.  We will make a variety of art and learn valuable clay construction skills.












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