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Art Classes

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Semi-Private Toddler Touchpoints

$120

with Grayson Kennedy

Calendar Current session started Mar 2, 2021

Toddler-and-parent art explorations in a new medium each week! Let your toddlers thrive through our engaging and entertaining toddler tinker time. Our parent/child art classes nurture your child’s creativity, self-expression, and crucial brain development.

Painting Party (Series of 8 sessions)

$480

with Agata Tria

Calendar Current session started Mar 8, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks

Contact kristen@mocawestport.org to schedule. Pricing is for participants who are ages 14-18 or in high school.

Weekend Art Workshop

$325

with Erika McGhee

Calendar Current session started Apr 5, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on May 8, 2021

Drop off your children for an age-appropriate exciting art activity. This class requires participants to bring a smock or wear clothes that may get messy. Pre-K to 3rd graders welcome! 

Session 1: April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1

Session 2: May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29

Toddler Multicultural Art from Around the Globe

$150

with Grayson Kennedy

Calendar Current session started Apr 9, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 8, 2021

18 Months to 3 year olds: Toddlers will explore different materials in projects inspired by global cultures. 

 This is a series of 4 one-hour classes.

 

Mindfulness Art (Grades 6-12) April 15-May 6

$425

with Megan Rajbanshi

Calendar Current session started Apr 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course combines learning to practice of mindfulness through art. Being aware of what is happening inside and around you in the present moment though mindfulness practice, you can learn to live happily in the present moment. Mindfulness practice involves self-exploration and becoming aware of our minds, bodies, feelings, and thoughts. Art making helps to explore what we experience and discover in our mindfulness practice. Throughout the course we explore creating art as a way to invite and acknowledge our inner experience.

  • Introducing Mindfulness. Inviting the Present: Drawing the Breath
  • Landscapes from the Inside
  • Listening to our Self-Talk (ICP)
  • Mixed-Media Doodles
  • Cloud Painting
  • Mindful Movement- Before and After imagery with practicing mindful movement
  • Allowing all that comes up (emotions, thoughts, bodily feelings), tissue paper collage
  • Playful art exploration, inviting joy, gratitude

Mindfulness Art (Adults) April 17-May 8

$425

with Megan Rajbanshi

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 17, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course combines learning to practice of mindfulness through art. Being aware of what is happening inside and around you in the present moment though mindfulness practice, you can learn to live happily in the present moment. Mindfulness practice involves self-exploration and becoming aware of our minds, bodies, feelings, and thoughts. Art-making helps to explore what we experience and discover in our mindfulness practice. Throughout the course, we explore creating art as a way to invite and acknowledge our inner experience.

  • Introducing Mindfulness. Inviting the Present: Drawing the Breath
  • Landscapes from the Inside
  • Listening to our Self-Talk (ICP)
  • Mixed-Media Doodles
  • Cloud Painting
  • Mindful Movement- Before and After imagery with practicing mindful movement
  • Allowing all that comes up (emotions, thoughts, bodily feelings), tissue paper collage
  • Playful art exploration, inviting joy, gratitude

Express Yourself! (9-11 years old)

$325

with Megan Rajbanshi

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 19, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course explores self-expression through discussion, art, and learning new skills to enhance the way we express ourselves in the world. Discussion topics include identity, feelings, healthy expression, and self-esteem. Come ready to share, learn, and EXPRESS YOURSELF in a supportive and safe space. This is a four week long course where each week's topics build upon the previous week. Taught by Erika Brunwasser and Megan Rajbanshi.

Session 1 from 4pm - 5:30p : April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10

Art and Nature

$50

with Grayson Kennedy

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 23, 2021 at 10:15 am
41 additional sessions through Sep 27, 2021

Explore the natural world through art! ‘Art and Nature’ combines both life science and art for children ages 18 months to 3 yrs! Each week students will learn a new developmentally appropriate science fact by incorporating it with a creative activity. This class will allow both you and your child to be hands on with a wide variety of mediums.





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