Gallery Hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat

Kids Classes

TGIArtFriday Kids Art Program

September 28th, October 5th, October 12th

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Ages 7 & 8

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Ages 9 - 13

Price: $15 per class. Sliding scale payment option available - on your honor system.

These are uniquely structured children's art classes inspired by the exhibitions and the instructor's topics of interest. Classes are meant to allow children to learn and explore art forms and themes through selected topics and activities taught by professional art instructors.

Class Overview:

1. Instructors will meet with the whole group and do brief introductions and share the goals of the class.

2. The group, will define the selected class topics - and apply definitions to life, nature, man-made objects, etc. How can the topics be identified in life? What would that look like? How can they be spotted in nature? What are some examples?

3. Students will tour both galleries so they can find authentic examples of the selected class topics.

4. The instructor will share examples of the selected class topics - introduce challenges, share some images to get them thinking, and introduce the tools and supplies needed for the project. 

5. Students will create a piece of art from their inspiration.

6. Students can share their work and how they used the class topic as inspiration. 

7. The Art will be displayed in the classroom and a special opening reception for the "little artists" will be hosted the following Friday, 5-7 p.m.. The opening reception (aka ArtyParty) is open to the public. Games, snacks, and fun will be provided. 

Sept. 28 -  Knotty Good Time
Participants will collaboratively create a big wall hanging using a weaving technique with chicken wire, strips of fabric, and T shirt string. Each student in the younger class will weave on the chicken wire and knot the pieces together. In the second class, the older students will weave on embroidery hoops 
Instructor: Renee Rielhauer

Oct. 5 - String Theory
Students will use strings to paint. Each child will paint flowers and landscapes with strings. 
 Instructor: Sarah S. Thompson

Oct. 12 - Exploring Symmetry, Balance, and Japanese Kirie (cut paper art)
Students will explore symmetry and balance by touring the galleries and then create Japanese Kirie inspired by both. 
Instructor: Ingrid Bodensteiner

In collaboration with Old School Arts & Learning Center

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

2018 ArtyParty Oct 27

"ArtyParty" Opening Reception for "The Little Artists"

Art created at the three TGIArt Classes will be displayed in the classroom and a special opening reception for the "little artists" will be hosted the following Friday, 5-7 p.m.. This is an opportunity to celebrate the art that was created and allow parents, grandparents, and siblings to view the art and learn about the class concepts.

The opening reception (aka ArtyParty) is open to the public. Games, snacks, and fun will be provided. 

Oct. 19 -  Pumpkin Painting Party!

5-7 p.m. 

Select one pumpkin per child and use our paint, googley eyes, and feathers to create a pumpkin masterpiece to take home. 

While you wait for your pumpkin to dry, you can enjoy light refreshments and children's snacks, our children's halloween music, a family scavenger hunt in the galleries, and a cash bar for adults. 

In collaboration with Old School Arts & Learning Center

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

Drama Camp! Children’s Program

Please check back for our Fall classes.

For more information:
Visit Northwoods School of Dramatic Arts on Facebook
Contact Director Traci Stinebrink at 715-579-4022