Exhibit

Children's Classes

Spring 2017 January - May

MINI MASTERS (Ages 3 & up)

Young Artist Exploration

Wednesdays 1pm until 4pm (6 classes)
Ages 3 & up. This is a drop off class. Adults are not required to stay. Children must be potty-trained.

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This class teaches creativity, problem solving, team building, and critical thinking through the arts. Children will be exposed to a variety of artistic endeavors, including ceramics, sculpture, painting, and drawing. Our mission is to promote higher learning through exposure and understanding of the arts. With small numbers and state-of-the-art equipment, our goal is to enhance your child’s outlook on learning while having a great time!

Participants are given a snack midway through each session. Snacks are provided unless children have food allergies or special dietary requirements. [min 6, max 12]

Instructor: Gail Ritzer
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Spring 2017: Session 1: January 18 - February 22 (6 classes)
Cost: $115 for emerge members, $155 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 2: March 2 - April 13 (5 classes)
Cost: $95 for emerge members, $135 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 3: April 27 - May 25 (5 classes)
Cost: $95 for emerge members, $135 for emerge non-members
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EMERGING ARTISTS (Ages 5 & up)

Handmade & Wheelturned

Thursdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm (6 classes)
Ages 5 – 10 (Children will be grouped by age and taught at a skill and pace level sufficient for their needs.)

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This great clay class will cover handbuilding, the potter’s wheel, coil and slab construction, pinch pots, and MORE! This class opens the world of clay to children! Participants will be introduced to a variety of ceramic techniques in this endlessly exciting class! They will get to do it all!! [min 6, max 10]

Instructor: Liz Merritt
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Spring 2017: Session 1: January 19 - February 23 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 2: March 16 - April 13 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 3: April 26 - May 24 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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Art FUNdamentals

Wednesdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm
Ages 5 & up (Children will be grouped by age and taught at a skill and pace level sufficient for their needs).

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The bread and butter of any artist is a clear understanding of the various elements and is essential when it comes to producing a successful piece of work. Young artists will be exposed to a variety of mediums including clay handbuilding, sculpture, painting, and textiles to discover where their niche in the arts is. [min 5, max 10]

Instructor: Gail Ritzer
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Spring 2017: January 18 - February 22 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 2: March 15 - April 12 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 3: April 26 - May 24 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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ADVANCED YOUTH (See Age Requirements)

Painting and Drawing Basics

Thursdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm
Ages 7 - 14 (or by special permission)

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Our young artists will learn to capture the world they see around them on paper, in the process of learning drawing skills, painting in various mediums, proportion, creative thinking, color, composition, and shading, all while having fun. Children will learn to see like an artist, discovering their full potential and developing a new passion.[min 6, max 10]

Instructor: Emily Benson
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Spring 2017: Session 1: January 19 - February 23 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 2: March 16 - April 13 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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Spring 2017: Session 2: April 27 - May 25 (5 classes)
Cost: $63 for emerge members, $103 for emerge non-members
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Private lessons are available for both children and adults of all ages.
Private lessons are available in all areas including metal design, painting, potter’s wheel, photography, textiles, and more. Interested in another medium? Just ask. These hands-on lessons are taught in the one-on-one format with the instructor demonstrating, then letting the student try it. Class dates and times are scheduled by the student and instructor’s mutual agreement.
Call Cathy Hardison at Emerge (252) 551-6947 or e-mail at cathy@pittcountyarts.org for more information and to schedule.
Cost: $150 for emerge members, $190 for non-members. (4 one hour lessons) Bring a friend: 2 people for $100 each, 3 or more $75 each
Need only one lesson? Schedule by the hour – $40 an hour for one person, 2 or more people – $35 an hour per person (members only).