Gallery Hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat

TGI ArtFriday Kids' Art Classes

Harvest Time

Friday, October 4, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ingrid Bodensteiner- Class Instructor

Focusing primarily on the European paintings, we will look at how often fruit and vegetables appear in such works of art. Students will choose one fruit or vegetable to complete one or more detailed studies.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

Master's Apprentices Workshop

Friday, October 12, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Sarah S. Thompson - Class Instructor

Students will take a piece of unfinished artwork and finish it to match the other person's style. We will do this by starting a drawing or painting then passing the piece to someone else within the class to finish. This creates unique and fun ways to learn about “ The Master’s Apprentices”.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

Day of the Dead Skull Masks

Friday, October 19, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ryan E. Doberstein - Class Instructor

Students will create wearable Day of the Dead skull masks using a variety of drawing materials on paper.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

Pumpkin Painting ArtyParty!

Friday, October 25, 5-7 p.m.

A family friendly event to celebrate the childrens’ art from TGIArtFridays exhibited in our classroom.

Participate in a scavenger hunt in the galleries, dress up and dance party on our stage, and select a pumpkin to paint and decorate! 

Juice and healthy snacks are provided.

Suggested $10 family admission.

Cash bar available for adults.

Come Boss

Friday, November 15, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Sarah S. Thompson - Class Instructor

Students will learn the significance of cows to rural Wisconsin and why they are a part of Rhinelander History. We will make cows sculptures out of air dry clay. Each cow will represent the students personality and individuality.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

Portrait Bust Tradition

Friday, November 29, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ryan Doberstein - Class Instructor

Students will make a self portrait or observe a partner. Students might also make a figurative or portrait from imagination and clay.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

Clay Cows

Friday, December 6, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ingrid Bodensteiner - Class Instructor

Combining the work of Craig Blietz and Meghan Sullivan, we will practice a variety of techniques for assembling and decorating clay figures.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

ArtyParty!

Friday, December 13, 5-7 p.m.

A family friendly event to celebrate the childrens’ art from TGIArtFridays exhibited in our classroom.

Participate in a scavenger hunt in the galleries, dress up and dance party on our stage, and create a screen printed item! 

Juice and healthy snacks are provided.

Suggested $10 family admission.

Cash bar available for adults.

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These are uniquely structured children's art classes inspired by our exhibitions. Classes are meant to allow participants an opportunity to learn about; gallery etiquette, art appreciation, and explore the class concept and art technique. Classes are lead by professional artists.

Class Overview:

1. Instructors will meet with the entire class for brief introductions and to share the goals of the class.

2. The group, will have an in-depth discussion about the selected class topic and art techniques. 

3. Students will tour both galleries with the instructor to identify examples of the class topic and art techniques.

4. The instructor will share examples of the selected technique, introduce challenges,  and introduce the tools and supplies needed for the project. 

5. Students will create a piece of art using their understanding of the technique and class concept.

6. Students are allowed to share their work with the class and explain how they used the class topic as inspiration.

7. The Art will be displayed for 3-4 months in the classroom.

8. ArtyParty! Participants, friends, family, and the public are invited to a special opening reception, to celebrate! Games, snacks, and fun will be provided.

In collaboration with Old School Arts & Learning Center

Sponsored by United Way, Wisconsin Arts Board, Rhinelander Kiwanis, and Nicolet National Bank