CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS

2020 Workshops

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iPhone Documentary Storytelling – P0822-20

Date: Jul 20 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 10-14 i

Instructor(s): Esther Nooner

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $50
Registration Fee: $25

One holds in their hands perhaps the most powerful and artistic storytelling tool in history: the smartphone. In this workshop, students have a unique opportunity to utilize and explore the possibilities...

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Native American Beadworking – K1013-20

Date: Aug 03 - 07, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 10-14 i

Instructor(s): Wendy Ellsworth

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

This course explores the rich tradition of Native American beadwork. Participants start by learning to weave on a traditional bead loom with colorful embroidery threads for the warp. There are many traditional...

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Into the Woods – K0201-20

Date: Jun 08 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 4-5 i

Instructor(s): Sonya Taylor Moore

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

Owls, deer and bears, Oh my! This class celebrates the forest by crafting ceramic mushrooms, giant watercolor deer, sculptural owls and picturesque, collaged evergreen trees. There are stories, songs,...

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Up, Up and Away – K1218-20

Date: Aug 17 - 21, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 4-5 i

Instructor(s): Alison Viola

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a drone? No, it’s art! Creativity soars in this workshop as students use a wide variety of materials to make various mixed-media projects where the sky’s the limit....

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Art in Motion – K0202-20

Date: Jun 08 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Christine Brenneman

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

Art in Motion brings together two things kids love: moving and making! The class explores the physical act of painting, creating a new interpretation of the Action Art movement made popular by Jackson...

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Pop!!! – K0303-20

Date: Jun 15 - 19, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Sonya Taylor Moore

Tuition: $425
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

POP! BAM! BOOM! In this week-long course, students create art inspired by the Pop Art movement. Students study the graphic prints of Andy Warhol, the colorful characters of Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein’s...

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Art in Nature – K0405-20

Date: Jun 22 - 26, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Donna Miller

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Throughout history, artists have found inspiration in nature. As the class immerses itself in the beautiful landscape and swaying aspen trees of Anderson Ranch, participants reflect on the works of artists...

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Paint the Town: red, white and blue! – K0508-20

Date: Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 7+ i

Instructor(s): Nicole Nagel-Gogolak

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Design, Splatter, GO! In this action-packed workshop, students make a fantastic Independence Day float to celebrate life in scenic Aspen, USA. For the love of art and play students float their spectacular...

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Wild at Art: ready, set, sculpt! – K1014-20

Date: Aug 03 - 07, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Maggie Stewart

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

Explore the world of mixed-media sculpture as students design and fabricate their very own three-dimensional character. Participants start with a 17” wire armature and learn the process of adding musculature,...

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SEW What? – K1115-20

Date: Aug 10 - 14, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Nicole Nagel-Gogolak

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

This class is going to be sew great! Beginning with the basic running stitch, students move through various decorative embroidery stitches and into super-speedy machine work. Participants learn how to...

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Discovering Dinos – K1217-20

Date: Aug 17 - 21, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 6-8 i

Instructor(s): Margaret Dye

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

Interested in all things dinosaurs, fossils and prehistory? This workshop melds a love of natural history with exploring and creating. Students craft a paleolithic world; painting, drawing and building...

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Dancing through Wonderland: an art and dance collaboration – K0912-20

Date: Jul 27 - 31, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 8-10 i

Instructor(s): Hillary Forsyth

Tuition: $525
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Leap through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole! Combining a love of dance and art, this workshop twirls through Lewis Carroll’s topsy-turvy, up-is-down, big-is-small Wonderland. Students express...

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Wearable FABulous v2.0 – K0304-20

Date: Jun 15 - 19, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Kristin Stransky

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Create a FABulous work of art to wear with digital fabrication. This workshop explores three-dimensionality through physical and digital tools, including 3-D modeling and design software, 3-D printing...

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Naturalist’s Dream – K0407-20

Date: Jun 22 - 26, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Nicole Nagel-Gogolak

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

In collaboration with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), this workshop explores what it was like to be a naturalist exploring new continents for the first time. Inspired by the groundbreaking...

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Take a Seat: intro to furniture – K0406-20

Date: Jun 22 - 26, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Wyatt Severs

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

This workshop explores ideas of assemblage—thinking and talking about how things are made. Students design and build their own piece of furniture using glue, clamps, dowel rods and wooden slats. As they...

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Dancing behind the Mask: printmaking magic – K0609-20

Date: Jul 06 - 10, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Ami Maes

Tuition: $425
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Expand your child’s creativity through printmaking and an exploration into the animal world. Do dragonflies inspire dance? Perhaps tigers unlock a roar while butterflies inspire one to soar. Participants...

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Immersive Storytelling Unplugged – K0710-20

Date: Jul 13 - 17, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Aparna Wilder

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Students learn how to use a 360 camera, experiment with scale and light, and add audio to their immersive stories. Students personalize Google cardboard virtual reality (VR) headsets and create a gallery...

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Adventures in Animation – K0811-20

Date: Jul 20 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Sam Ticknor

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

This workshop explores storytelling techniques through the worlds of animation and stop motion. Students produce their own movie using the playful art of stop-motion animation, creating sets and characters...

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Developing Your Vision: a photographic exploration – K1116-20

Date: Aug 10 - 14, 2020

Skill Level(s): Ages 9-12 i

Instructor(s): Ian David Edquist

Tuition: $275
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $25

For children with an interest in the visual world around them, a camera may be the best tool to capture that curiosity. This workshop is a photographic exploration filled with lessons and activities aimed...

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