Youth Classes

Youth classes at the Shemer Art Center offer creative learning opportunities for young artists ages 6 – 17, after school, during school breaks, and over the summer!

NOTE!  Please be sure to read our registration policy prior to registering for a class.

For adult classes (ages 18+), please visit our separate Adult Classes page

For workshops, please visit our separate Workshops page




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LN-42-22 Jewelry Making: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

JEWELRY MAKING: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

This class is all about introducing students to basic and fundamental techniques and tools used to create unique jewelry and metal-smithed objects. Topics covered include fabrication and casting in silver, silver soldering a banded ring, and working in the lost wax method.  Advanced techniques include sand and cuttlebone casting, as well as enameling. Students will have the opportunity to create several jewelry pieces including, rings, pendants and earrings.

Age: 13 and Above

Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate

**Masks are no longer required in classes but are encouraged for those who feel most comfortable continuing to wear them. 

Wednesdays | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | August 24 - September 28, 2022 | 6 sessions  | $150, plus $35 materials fee

Price: $150.00

Date: August 24, 2022

Available Spaces: 4

FBR-01-22 Artists of the Desert: Fall Break Camp

Artists of the Desert: Fall Break Camp

Calling all aspiring artists ages 8-13!  Come and let your creativity bloom in this three-day, desert-themed art camp at the Shemer Art Center.

Students will learn, create and have fun over three days of lessons in printmaking, painting, drawing and sculpture.  Students will create a variety of projects in different media all inspired by the landscapes, animals and cultures of the Sonoran Desert. In this camp students will learn about famous artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Ugo Rondinone, as well as the traditions of indigenous artists.

Sign up today to watch your young artists continue to grow in this art camp.  Creativity will not run dry in this fun, three-day artistic desert adventure!

All materials will be included.  Students should bring an afternoon snack & water bottle.

Wednesday, October 12 - Friday, October 14, 2022  |  1:00 pm - 4 pm |   $115

Price: $115.00

Date: October 12, 2022

Available Spaces: 8



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