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Get Your Hands Dirty

Get Your Hands Dirty

Hands-on arts education and activities for younger artists from kindergarten through 12th grade

Youth Classes & Workshops

10
May
2022

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs

May 10, 2022 3:30 pm - May 24, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create fun face jubs. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on May 10th, 17th, and 24th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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08
Jun
2022

Free the Art! For Macon and Jackson County Residents

June 8, 2022 10:00 am - June 10, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free!

Free the Art Camp for Macon and Jackson County Residents

Locals join The Bascom annually for this summer kick-off to all things kid creative. Explore drawing, painting, mixed-media, and more!

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

22
Jun
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: Recycled Art

June 22, 2022 10:00 am - June 24, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Recycled Art!

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

06
Jul
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: The Galaxy and Beyond

July 6, 2022 10:00 am - July 8, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: The Galzxy and Beyond

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

13
Jul
2022

Art in Motion - Kinetic Art

July 13, 2022 10:00 am - July 15, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Art in Motion - Kinetic Art

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

20
Jul
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: Creatures and Critters

July 20, 2022 10:00 am - July 22, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Creatures and Critters

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

27
Jul
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: Magic and Mystery

July 27, 2022 10:00 am - July 29, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Magic and Mystery

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

07
Sep
2022

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls!

September 7, 2022 3:30 pm - September 21, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on September 7th, 14th, and 21st. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

12
Oct
2022

Youth Pottery: Clay Pumpkins

October 12, 2022 3:30 pm - October 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Join the Halloween fun! The October installment of our Youth Pottery series provides the opportunity to create clay pumpkins using the pinch pot method, then decorating our creations using cut outs and faces! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on October 12th, 19th, and 26th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

02
Nov
2022

Youth Pottery: Christmas Ornaments & Clay Gingerbread Houses

November 2, 2022 3:30 pm - November 16, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Get into the holiday spirit with the November installment of our Youth Pottery series! Learn to make lidded containers using the slab machine, a skill that can then be applied to creating your own Christmas ornaments and clay gingerbread houses. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on November 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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Whether you fell in love with a piece or were moved by an exhibit, inspired by an instructor, had a blast in our smART Space, or any other wonderful experience at The Bascom, we want to hear about it!

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Visit: 323 Franklin Road
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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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Funded in part by a grant from South Arts
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.