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Saturday Kids' ARTsy Birthday Party Request Form

Free

with nina capozzi

Calendar Current session started Jan 15, 2022

Have your child's birthday party in the classroom at the Academy at MoCA Westport! Fill out this online birthday party request form and we will contact you for a non-refundable $450 deposit which covers up to 10 participants. Each additional participant is $35. Max capacity is 20 guests. Birthday parties may be scheduled only on Saturdays between 11a-1p or 2p-4p. 

For parties for ages 4 and under, a parent or caregiver is required to stay with their child for the duration of the party. 

**Our restrooms require guests to walk through our gallery space and some artwork displayed may not always be suitable for children. We strongly encourage you to visit our exhibit if you may have any concerns prior to booking the event.

Private Art Instruction

Free

with MoCA Instructors

Calendar Current session started Apr 20, 2022

*THIS IS NOT A FREE CLASS*

Once you begin the registration process and select the days your child would like to attend, the prices for the sessions you choose will populate in your cart.

Book an hour of private art instruction or a series of lessons including portfolio consultation $150/hour. If you still need to schedule your private art instruction, please contact Colleen@mocawestport.org before registering.

Watercolors Tuesday Evenings

$350

with Isabelle Camillo

Calendar Current session started Sep 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Dec 6, 2022

Member Pricing: $315 (excluding processing fee)

This 4 part series of classes is offered to middle school - adult participants on Tuesdays 6:00p - 7:30p. If you love the whimsical, fluid nature of watercolors then this is the course for you. Perfect for beginners or those who wish to freshen up their skills, students will learn about composition, color theory, and blending techniques in watercolor while producing still-life paintings. This is a great opportunity to become comfortable with the medium in a relaxed, encouraging setting.

Technique & Texture Abstract Acrylic Painting

$425

with Agata Tria

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2022 at 7:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Nov 3, 2022

Member Pricing: $382 (excluding processing fee)

Offered to high school through adult learners on Thursday evenings from 7:15p - 8:30p - 4 Session Series

Participants will learn how to add texture and dimension in their abstract acrylic paintings by using modeling paste and other texturized mediums. 

 

Art Crawl Mondays

$325

with Amy Chaple

Calendar Current session started Sep 12, 2022 at 9:45 am, runs for 8 weeks

Family Membership Pricing: $293 (excluding processing fee)

Enjoy an hour every Monday (Sept 12th - Oct. 31st) outside under our tent from 9:45a- 10:30a with your baby. Meet other parents/ caregivers while offering your baby their first developmentally appropriate sensory art experiences! This class is offered to parents/ caregivers and their child(ren) up to 20 months old. 

Toddler Tuesdays

$325

with Amy Chaple

Calendar Current session started Sep 13, 2022 at 10:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Family Membership Pricing: $293 (excluding processing fee)

Offered to toddlers aged 24-36 months and their parent/ caregivers this fall from Sept. 13th - Nov. 1st.Spend an hour with your toddler and one of our certified instructors every Tuesday 10:15a- 11:15a. Class will be held under the tent outdoors (weather permitting) and will may be brought indoors when it becomes too cold to hold outdoors.

Introducing young children to art as creators and observers opens the door to self expression and creativity. The act of producing art assists toddlers in developing fine motor skills. Holding a paintbrush so that it will make the desired marks, snipping paper with scissors into definite shapes, drawing with a crayon, or squeezing glue from a bottle in a controlled manner; all help develop a child’s fine motor skills. 

Mini MoCA Learning Lab & Art Adventures Tuesdays

$625

with Susan Donato

Calendar Current session started Sep 13, 2022 at 1:45 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Mini MoCA Learning Lab & Art Adventures Tuesdays 1:45p - 3:00p 

Sept. 13th-Dec. 13th (no class Nov. 22nd) Tuition adjusted to be pro-rated as semester begins.

Family Membership Pricing: $563

Blending emerging literacy and math skills with artistic adventures - children in grades Nursery to Pre-K enjoy an hour at MoCA Westport with our certified instructors engaged in creative pursuits with an empasis on emerging literacy and art enrichement. This is a drop off class so students must be fully potty trained. 

Toddler Thursdays

$325

with Amy Chaple

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022 at 10:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Family Membership Pricing: $293 (excluding processing fee)

Offered to toddlers aged 24-36 months and their parent/ caregivers this fall from Sept. 15th - Nov. 3rd. Spend an hour with your toddler and one of our certified instructors every Thursday 10:15a- 11:15a. Class will be held under the tent outdoors (weather permitting) and will may be brought indoors when it becomes too cold to hold outdoors.

Introducing young children to art as creators and observers opens the door to self expression and creativity. The act of producing art assists toddlers in developing fine motor skills. Holding a paintbrush so that it will make the desired marks, snipping paper with scissors into definite shapes, drawing with a crayon, or squeezing glue from a bottle in a controlled manner; all help develop a child’s fine motor skills. 





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