Mommy and Me! (and Daddies too!)
Age: 3-4 years old
Free with family membership, $5 for non-members
Thursday, November 6: Season Shades
Thursday, December 4: Imagination Invasion
Saturday Art Adventures
Age: 5-7 years old
Free with family membership, $10 for non-members
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 25: Make Your Own Paint!
The children will learn a recipe to make their own paint like exhibitng artist Dixie Dugan.
Saturday, November 8 or 22: Batik T-shirts
A series of nine batik paintings created by SC artist Leo Twiggs will inspire the children to learn the art of batik.
Saturday, December 13: The "Dream World"
Inspired by the mythical sculptures of Binh Pho, the children will make their dreams come alive in clay.
Age: 8-12 years old
Free with family membership, $10 for non-members
Saturday, October 25: Fun with Faces
After touring a retrospective exhibit of Dixie Dugan's art, the children will learn how to draw a portrait.
Saturday, November 8 or 22: Wax, Crackle & Paint
Inspired by Leo wiggs' Hurricane Hugo batik paintings, the children will discover ways to express hope and new beginnings in art.
Saturday, December 13: Dreams vs. Realty
The children will explore the mythical sculptures by Binh Pho and create a mixed media piece demonstrating their idea of the "Dream World" vs. the "Real World"
Pre-registration is required for all KidsArt classes. Please contact Arielle at 843.238.2510 or email@example.com
KidsArt classes are generously sponsored by:
Tami Springs Brooks in Thanksgiving for her children Christi, Jerrett, Boni Belle and her grandson Landon
Girl Scout KidsArt
These classes are specifically designed for Girl Scouts to work towards earning their patches! Each class includes a tour of the Museum, teaching Museum etiquette and an art project in the studio. Choose which project fits best to earn the badge you need. Pre-registration is required. Contact Arielle to register, 843.238.2510 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Each class has a fee of $10.
Saturday, October 18: Paint Without Brushes
Who needs a paint brush to paint? Not us! Learn how to create a painting using alternative painting tools and methods.
Saturday, November 15: Grid It To Draw It
Scouts will learn a grid technique to help them understand perspective, proportion and value. (This class is better suited for ages eight and up.)
Saturday, December 6: Girl Power
Exploring the art of famous female artists, the Scouts will create their own masterpieces inspired by their favorite female artist's work.
Docent tours for school groups are provided at no charge. Contact the Museum to schedule at least two weeks in advance.
Let images like those in student art books come alive as they view actual artwork hanging on the walls of our galleries. Contact our Children's Education Coordinator for help planning the perfect class outing.
ArtTrunks are available for loan to schools and community groups at no cost. There are currently six different ArtTrunks available for loan, for a maximum of two weeks. The ArtTrunks were designed to complement visual arts exhibitions at the Art Museum. Each has materials for most grade levels and includes: posters, books, audiocassettes, CDs, videos and teacher's resource guide. These resources are designed to strengthen students' appreciation of art, prepare students for a Museum visit, and tie visual art into the teaching of various subject areas. To request an ArtTrunk, contact Arielle Fatuova via email or at (843) 238-2510.
The nine ArtTrunks available include: Ansel Adams: Masterworks, John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist, Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, The Survey of Gee's Bend Quilts, Jasper Johns: 41 Years of Prints, The Fabric of Jazz, Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society, The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Jonathan Green.
KidsArt Summer Programs are offered to children ages 5 through 7 and 8 through 12. Explore our summer exhibit with guided discovery and create artwork inspired by what you saw. Special sessions offered to summer groups, please call for more details.
Following the Art Museum's successful summer program format, KidsArt workshops are designed for community group visits and for individual participants. As in the past, these exciting, enriching and creative programs will take place in the Museum's bright and inviting studio. Exhibit tours and an introduction to Museum etiquette are included with stimulating art activities.
Pre-registration is required to all KidsArt classes. Call Arielle at 843.238.2510 to register.
Classes for individuals
$45 members and $55 for non-members (includes daily instruction, art supplies and a snack)
Summer KidsArt classes fill up quickly and may already be at capacity. If this happens please put your name on the wait list or put a group together and schedule a date for one of the group activities.
Classes for Groups
Free of charge. Classes are for children aged 5 - 12 years old.
Summer classes are sponsored by: