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STEAM @ Water Street ONLINE (ages 11-13)
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STEAM @ Water Street ONLINE (ages 11-13)

Free

with Lisa Holzl

STEAM @ Water Street classes for kids age 11-13 focus on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math with art. During this two-session course, kids will learn about the microscopic realm of organisms, atoms, and molecules and the types of microscopes used to reveal this hidden world. In the second session, kids will create a mixed media painting inspired by microscopic images. This live ONLINE section meets T/Th Oct. 20 & 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

STEAM @ Water Street classes, a $75/student value, have been generously funded by a grant from the Dunham Fund. Classes are held at Water Street Studios and online. 

Pick up a supply kit at Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water Street, Batvavia, IL any time during our open gallery hours. Zoom links sent prior to course start date.

Wheel Throwing: Beginner/Intermediate

$285

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to create wheel thrown ceramics in this comprehensive eight-session course designed for both beginner and intermediate students. The basics of the wheel will be introduced. You'll create cylinders, cups, and bowls with attachments - handles for mugs and spouts for pitchers. Toward the end of the course, different glazing techniques will be introduced to complete your work. Course# CER100.120.07

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. Currently enrolled students may sign-up for additional studio time as available. 

For your safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this workshop is limited to three (3) participants. We follow social distancing and mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

Full Course

STEAM @ Water Street (ages 11-13)

Free

with Kristin Schimmel

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

STEAM @ Water Street classes for kids age 11-13 focus on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math with art. During this two-session course, kids will learn about the microscopic realm of organisms, atoms, and molecules and the types of microscopes used to reveal this hidden world. In the second session, kids will create a mixed media painting inspired by microscopic images. This section meets T/Th Oct. 20 & 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

STEAM @ Water Street classes, a $75/student value, have been generously funded by a grant from the Dunham Fund. Classes are held at Water Street Studios and online. 

Note: All supplies provided. For safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this workshop is limited to five (5) participants. We follow social distancing and mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

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Wheel Throwing: Beginner/Intermediate

$285

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to create wheel thrown ceramics in this comprehensive eight-session course designed for both beginner and intermediate students. The basics of the wheel will be introduced. You'll create cylinders, cups, and bowls with attachments - handles for mugs and spouts for pitchers. Toward the end of the course, different glazing techniques will be introduced to complete your work. Course# CER100.120.08

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. Currently enrolled students may sign-up for additional studio time as available. 

For your safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this workshop is limited to three (3) participants. We follow social distancing and mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

Full Course
Art Around the World (age 11-13)
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Art Around the World (age 11-13)

$55

with Kristin Schimmel

Unwind after school and explore world cultures through art in this fun and enlightening class. Kids will develop their creativity, try new art techniques, and learn about a little about the world while working on cool projects to take home. Course# YTH109.120.04

This class meets for two hours after school on two successive Wednesdays at Water Street Studios.

Note: All supplies are provided. For safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this class is limited to five (5) participants. We follow social distancing and mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

 

Art Around the World (age 8-10)
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Art Around the World (age 8-10)

$55

with Lisa Holzl

Unwind after school and explore world cultures through art in this fun and enlightening class. Kids will develop their creativity, try new art techniques, and learn about a little about the world while working on cool projects to take home. Course# YTH109.120.03

This class meets for two hours after school on two successive Wednesdays at Water Street Studios.

Note: All supplies are provided. For safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this class is limited to five (5) participants. We follow social distancing and mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

 

 

Cold Connections in Metalsmithing

$165

with Lisa Dienst-Thomas

Calendar Oct 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will build upon the metalsmithing techniques you learned in the first metalsmithing class. Students will learn wire rivets, tube rivets, tab settings, and more ways to connect without using a torch! Prerequisite: Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication or permission of instructor. Repeat class to master skills. Course# MTL100.121.01

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Prerequisite: Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication or permission of instructor. May repeat this course as desired to master skills. 

For safety, and in accordance with Phase 4 requirements, this workshop is limited to three (3) participants. We follow mask guidelines. Masks provided or bring your own. 

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