Youth Activities Creative Arts AWESOME ART CLASSES FOR KIDS – NEW PROGRAMS! These art classes are not only a blast, but allow children to express themselves creatively and learn about different forms of art. Join us to bring out the artist in your child and let’s have some creative fun! The Department is excited to have Queensbury Elementary School Art Teacher, Jennifer Spath, joining us this summer to lead these great programs! NOTE: Please use the QES back parking lot entrance — 2nd Grade Wing. Please have your child wear old clothes or bring a smock. Please send your child with a snack and drink each day. Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! THE FRANCES YOUNG TANG TEACHING MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE PRESENTS ... LET’S ROCK! NEW for 2018! FREE! The talented and delightful TANG educators will inspire and help us to create amazing art projects! They will present incredible images to motivate the creative process. Each participant will create a 3-D sculpture/musical instrument using bowls and cups as building materials. The Tang educators will also provide colorful tissue paper, beads, tape, and glue. For inspiration, we will look at images of artwork by Dona Nelson and pictures of musical instruments created by Guillermo Galindo. This hands-on art project will provide an opportunity for teaching, learning, and understanding issues raised by current exhibitions at the Tang, while offering children the chance to express themselves. We invite your child to join us to unleash the POWER of his or her CREATIVITY! The Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to partner with and welcome back the Tang Teaching Museum to offer this superb program! For more information about the Tang’s exhibitions and programs, please see www.skidmore.edu/tang. Program Instructor: Caroline Declercq-Blake, Tang Museum Educator FOR .....................................................................Ages 6-12 WHEN ....................................................July 19 (Thursday) TIME ...............................................................2:00-3:00 pm WHERE ...................Gurney Lane Recreation Area Pavilion FEE ............................................................................. FREE CLASS SIZE .................................................... Maximum 25 All instruction and materials will be provided by the Tang Museum. *Please Note: Registration is required. Please go online or call the Department Office at (518) 761-8216 to reserve a spot for your child. Limited seating... register today! JUNIOR JEWELERS Learn some new, crafty techniques to create some wearable and gift-worthy jewelry pieces. Make a colorful summer pendant rolling your own polymer clay pendant and decorate shrink film to create a playfully modern necklace or bracelet. All supplies included. FOR ....................Grades 1-5 (for the 2018-19 school year) WHEN ................................................ August 13 (Monday) TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE ....Queensbury Elementary School, Spath Art Room FEE ..................................Resident $45; Non-Resident $55 CLASS SIZE ................................ Minimum 5; Maximum 10 FAIRY HOUSE CRAFTING NEW! Pebbles, pinecones, pretty little beads. Mushrooms, moss and ‘magination. Bring a little bit of magic into your garden (or home) while you craft a creatively detailed fairy house. Use natural materials and some craft items, too, to bring the sparkle. All supplies included. FOR ....................Grades 1-5 (for the 2018-19 school year) WHEN ................................................ August 14 (Tuesday) TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE .... Queensbury Elementary School, Spath Art Room FEE ..................................Resident $45; Non-Resident $55 CLASS SIZE ................................ Minimum 5; Maximum 10 CREATE A MINI SCRAPBOOK ALBUM NEW for 2018! ADK Creative Works is a Co-Op where artisans and musicians share their creativity, whether it be teaching classes or marketing their handcrafted goods. ADK also accepts used music instruments to donate to schools for children in need to use. COLORFUL CLAY CHIMES NEW! A gifted artist from ADK Creative Works will inspire your child’s creativity and help him or her to create a wonderful art project and cherished keepsake! Children will make a fun, mini scrapbook to add favorite photos to; perhaps of summer, family and friends, or a special occasion to remember. Summer scrapbooking FUN – let your child’s creativity run wild! The Parks and Recreation Department is delighted to partner with ADK Creative Works to offer this incredible program! For more information, please visit www.adkcreativeworks.com. All supplies and materials are included. FOR .....................................................................Ages 8-14 WHEN ......................................................July 10 (Tuesday) TIME ...............................................................6:30-8:30 pm WHERE .... ADK Creative Works, 1646 Rte. 9, So. Glens Falls FEE ..................................Resident $25; Non-Resident $35 CLASS SIZE .................................................... Maximum 20 Do you hear what I hear? Create some beautiful slab built clay wind chimes to add color and song to any porch or tree. Use colorful glazes to add personality and fun to your choice of clay chime pieces. Then, design your beaded hangers to complete your wind chime. All supplies included. FOR ....................Grades 1-5 (for the 2018-19 school year) WHEN .............. August 15 & 16 (Wednesday & Thursday) TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE .... Queensbury Elementary School, Spath Art Room FEE ..................................Resident $65; Non-Resident $75 CLASS SIZE .................................. Minimum 5; Maximum 8 14 SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE