The ARTree Community Arts Center

Developing the Roots of Creativity

Classes

ARTree classes teach artistic principles utilizing an active, hands-on approach in small-class settings. Taught by professional artists and educators, students of all ages are offered both exploratory and mastery classes using artist quality materials. Classes are held at our two studios in Old Town Newhall and at various community sites throughout Santa Clarita.

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Winter & Spring Sessions 2020

Adults

Just Drawing

Practice your figure drawing in this relaxed, informal atmosphere. Bring your own materials. No formal instruction given, but an experienced artist will be on site.

Just Drawing

Location: The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: Every Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Ages: Adults

Fees: Suggested donation of $10 to the ARTree

Enroll: No prior registration necessary, just drop-in!

Youth & Families

New Class! Creativity Lab

Our Big Beautiful Earth — exploring the natural world in art. Students work in a variety of media including: watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, sculpture and pastel. Different local artists teach big kids (8-12yrs) each week, sharing their expertise and enthusiasm. Little kids (5-7yrs) have a consistent teaching artist, but still experience a variety of projects. Each session finishes with an art show to display the students' completed work to friends and family.

Dates (Session 1): Tuesdays, March 17 to April 21 (no class April 7), 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Dates (Session 2): Tuesdays, April 28 to May 26, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Ages: 5 - 12

Fees: $125

Enroll: Registration opens soon through Seasons

Art for All - Art for Special Needs

Semi-structured studio time exploring the joys of painting. Experiment with different types of paint, brushes, papers and styles. Parent or adult caregiver welcome to work alongside student. Instructor will contact you via email to get specifics on your child’s needs, prior to our first class date.

Sign up early, 6 student max. Contact: kay@theartree.org for questions.

Photo of a boy holding up a drawing of a rock dinosaur next to purple shep

Dates: 5 Weeks on Mondays, March 16 to April 20 (no class April 6), 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Ages: 10 and up (younger ok with prior notice)

Fees: $125

Enroll: Registration opens soon through Seasons

FLUTTERBY

Open studio time for children and their families with free use of art supplies.

Date: Occurs the first Saturday of every month, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location: The ARTree Studio 1 and 2, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

No prior registration necessary, just drop in!

AMP UP YOUR ART!

ARTree is pleased to announce a Wednesday art class for students interested in exploring art beyond the introduction that our Sampler classes provide. These classes will explore mediums at a more advanced level and will include drawing, watercolor, acrylic painting, and sculpture. This is an ongoing class. Cost is $20 per week, payable monthly, prior to the beginning of each month. All materials will be included. Please call 661-673-7500 if you have questions as to whether this would be the correct class for your child.

Dates: Ongoing, every Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Ages: 6 - 12

Fees: $20 per week, includes all materials, payable prior to the beginning of every month

Enroll: January, 2020, focus is on exploring mixed media, register here.

Enroll: February, 2020, focus is on drawing animals, register here.

Enroll: March, 2020, focus is on air dry clay, register here.

Junior Arts Sampler (Ages 5 - 7) Winter 2020

Junior Arts Sampler is for younger kids! New projects and themes each session. Students will be able to explore materials and techniques, taught by a highly regarded educator and artist. NO MATERIALS FEE.

Dates (Winter Session 1): Six weeks on Tuesdays, January 14 - February 18, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Enroll: Registration now open through Seasons

Dates (Winter Session 2): Six weeks on Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Enroll: Registration now open through Seasons

Location: All classes at The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Ages: 5 - 7

Fees: $125 per session, includes all materials

Arts Sampler (Ages 8 - 12) Winter 2020

Our popular Sampler series presents new projects and themes each session. Students will be able to explore materials and techniques in clay, wire, acrylic, and watercolor, taught by highly regarded artists and educators. Each class offers a whole new project. NO MATERIALS FEE.

Dates (Winter Session 1): Six weeks on Tuesdays, January 14 - February 18, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Enroll: Registration now open through Seasons

Location: All classes at The ARTree Studio, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $125 per session, includes all materials

Accomodation

Students in our classes are taught by one instructor and one assistant. Participants should have age-appropriate independent working skills and be able to complete a structured task as directed by the teacher.

If your child needs special assistance, please contact us before registration for assistance regarding accommodations. Inclusion services are provided by the City of Santa Clarita for our Seasons-listed classes, which are offered at least once per quarter. We will work together with you to help you find the best class for your child.

For more information, visit the city website here: http://www.santa-clarita.com/inclusionservices, or call 661-290-2296.



Relax & Craft: Adult Workshops for Summer 2016

Partnering again with our friends at the Santa Clarita Public Library, come "Relax and Craft” at each branch during the summer.

These are free events supporting the Summer Reading theme: Read for the Win!

June 16th, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. VALENCIA branch: Team colors foam frames
June 29th, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. NEWHALL branch: Origami team shirt banners
July 19th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. CANYON COUNTRY branch: Achievement pin badges with recycled papers

three summer crafts

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