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AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES

our fall semester runs from  - 

After school pickup is available from ps10 every day

and K280, PS39, and PS321 on the days listed below.

please be sure to register separately for each day that you need school pickup.

FAQ

MONDAYS

collaborative studio 

with Christie

Ages: 2nd - 5th Graders

Class Time: 3:15-5:15pm

Dates: 4/17/23-6/26/23*

*No class 5/29 for Memorial Day

Does your child love to make art? Do they love to experiment with different materials and media? Come join us for Collaborative Studio, a class where students will be able to play, experiment, follow their own creative interests, and make art that feels exciting to them. In this class, children will be immersed in material resources and learn new skills that help them expand their art practice. We will work on large scale collaborative pieces as well as creating individual works of art.

 

$505 - THIS CLASS IS FULL

School Pickup is available on Mondays from PS10 only.

*Please register separately for school pickup*

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TUESDAYS

Urban artists

with Christie

Ages: PreK-1st Graders

Class Time: 3:15-4:45pm

Dates: 4/18/23 - 6/27/23

Join us for a class inspired by the amazing city we live in! We'll create sculptures influenced by the architecture of our amazing city, design our own subway posters, make botanical prints using local trees and plants, and more! We'll look to the subways, the park, and local neighborhood landmarks and institutions to ignite our creativity! 

$445 - THIS CLASS IS FULL

School Pickup is available on Tuesdays from: PS10 and K280 

*Please register separately for school pickup*

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WEDNESDAYS

worlds of clay

with rosie

Ages: 2nd - 5th Graders

Class Time: 3:15-5:15pm

Dates: 4/19/23 - 6/21/23

In this class we will use modeling clay to build replicas of real places, and to build imaginary worlds and stories. We will practice hand building techniques to sculpt creatures and characters and friends, to make sculptures, and some functional pottery. We will draw plans and models for our sculptures, will create backgrounds and will use paint to color our creations.

$520* THIS CLASS IS FULL

This class includes an additional firing fee of $15 as we will be firing and glazing some of their pieces at a local kiln.

School Pickup is available on Wednesdays from PS10 only

*Please register separately for school pickup*

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THURSDAYS

animals, plants and prints

with susan

Ages: PreK - 1st Graders

Class Time: 3:15-4:45pm

Dates: 4/20/23 - 6/22/23

This class invites students to let their imagination go wild and take a deep dive into the exciting world of printmaking! We will begin with magazine and newspaper images and then learn how to add to them, layer them and change them in many ways. We will make our own stamps, create simple etched prints, and explore the exciting art of collograph printing! We will also make one of a kind mono prints using several different techniques. We will use animals and plant life as the inspiration and starting point for our work! 

$405 THIS CLASS IS FULL

School Pickup is available on Thursdays from:

PS10 and PS321

*Please register separately for school pickup*

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FRIDAYS

inside out art

with hattie

Ages: 2nd - 5th Graders

Class Time: 3:15-5:15pm

Dates: 4/21/23 - 6/23/23*

In this class we will discover and explore who we are as artists, as people, and as a community!  Our projects will include self portraits, community quilts, abstract portraits and more. We will play games, build sculptures and ask lots of questions. Come join us for this multi-media art adventure! 

$505 

School Pickup is available on Fridays from:

PS10 and PS39

*Please register separately for school pickup*

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  • Do you offer Drop In Classes?
    We do! We offer drop in options for any of our Early Childhood classes that are not full. Drop In registration opens the first day of the semester. Simply click here or on the "Drop In Class" button beside the class you are interested in to register. The class fee includes one adult and one child. You can register for as many drop in classes as you like, there is no limit. We cannot accommodate refunds or credits for missed drop-in classes at this time. Advanced registration for drop in classes is required, we cannot accommodate drop-ins at the door/at the time of class.
  • What if my child misses a class?
    We are not able to offer refunds for missed classes unless we cancel a class. Each enrolled family can schedule 2 makeup classes per semester. If you enroll in a class, you'll be given instructions for how to arrange a makeup, should you miss a class. Makeups are permitted as space allows and are on a first come, first served basis. Makeups must be scheduled for the same semester in which you are enrolled. They do not carry over to future semesters. Drop-in classes are not eligible for makeups, credit, or refunds.
  • Does a grownup have to attend classes with my child?
    For our Early Childhood Classes (ages 1.5-4) we do ask that a grownup stay with your child for the duration of class. Our teachers lead each session, but having the child's grownup stay not only helps the child feel comfortable, but also offers adults tools and techniques for continuing art experiences at home.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    We understand that sometimes things come up that make it no longer possible for your child to attend class with us. But we ask that you also understand that late cancellations mean we are unlikely to be able to fill the space in the class, but have already made arrangements for staff and materials. We cannot accommodate refunds or credits for missed drop-in classes at this time. You have two options for cancellation of semester-long classes: Option 1: More than 4 weeks prior to the first class? You can receive credit for the full class minus a $75 cancellation fee. Less than 4 weeks prior to the first class but more than 1 week? You can receive 50% credit for the class minus a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than one week prior to the start of class are not eligible for credit. Option 2: If it's more than one week prior to the start of class and we are able to fill your spot from the waitlist (if there is one), we will refund you the cost of the class minus a $75 cancellation fee. We cannot give refunds less than one week prior to the start of class. Please note that we only offer full (100%) refunds for a class if WE cancel the class. We are also unable to offer refunds for days or classes missed due to illness or travel. Even if it's COVID. Two makeup classes per semester are available for all of our Early Childhood classes. Drop-in classes are not eligible for credit or refunds.
  • How do the semesters work?
    With the goal of creating classes that are at different price points and therefore accessible to more families, we split the winter semester into two parts: Semester A and Semester B. You can register for just one, or both (now for a discount!). In response to feedback provided by families, we are testing out running our Saturday classes as one longer (8 week) semester. We welcome your feedback on the topic!
  • Can I bring my child's sibling if they are outside the age group?
    Possibly! We want to work with families to create a meaningful art experience for everyone attending our classes. So if you would like to bring a child's sibling who is outside the age group listed in the description, please just email us: info@theartannexbrooklyn.com. If they are within the age group, please just sign them up for a drop in that day.
  • Do you offer discounts or scholarships?
    We fundamentally believe that people of all ages deserve access to high quality arts programming. If you or your child would like to attend one of our classes but cannot for financial reasons, please contact us at info@theartannexbrooklyn.com.
  • What are your COVID safety protocols?
    The Art Annex will be carefully following current CDC and local guidance, and will update our policies as necessary. Masks are now optional for students and their grownups in our Early Childhood Classes. The door will be kept open to ensure air circulation (weather permitting), HEPA air purifier will remain on at all times along with fans to circulate air, and all shared equipment will be cleaned between classes. All of our Early Childhood teachers are vaccinated and boosted.
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