Children's Program

Code: ZFK-23

    • O

      Open to All

      Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

    • Ages 6 - 8

    • Ages 7 - 10

After-School Art: Fall Session

Sep 13 - Dec 13, 2023

4 Early-Release Wednesdays: 1:30 - 3:30PM
Location: Aspen Elementary School

Concept

This fall, the creative world of Anderson Ranch Arts Center will be transported to the Aspen Elementary School! Kids who are looking to explore the wonderful world of art can join us after school on early-release Wednesdays in the elementary school art room for four afternoons filled with artistic exploration and growth. Featured activities include painting, printmaking, ceramics, photography, sculpture, and use of other mixed-media materials.

At Anderson Ranch Arts Center, we believe in the importance of art as a means of personal expression—a creative outlet for children to explore color, form, texture and composition. This program empowers children to build confidence, try something new, and have fun! 

Scholarship support is available. Please click here to apply. The scholarship deadline is September 7th.

Fall Session Dates:* 

  • September 13th, 2023
  • October 11th, 2023
  • November 8th, 2023
  • December 13th, 2023

*Please note that there is no session on Wednesday, September 27th.

Media

Anderson Ranch staff will provide the materials, guidance and inspiration to create works of art in painting, printmaking, ceramics, photography, sculpture, and other mixed-media materials.

Faculty

Olivia Martinez

Youth and Community Engagement Manager

Olivia was raised in San Francisco, California, and graduated from Colorado College in 2020 with a B.A. in Education and minors in Southwest Studies and Spanish. She has worked at the Denver Art Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and is also a certified Colorado Environmental Educator. Olivia completed her Master’s in Teaching at Colorado College with a focus on Elementary Education in 2021. When not working with young people she is always looking for good food, creating, and cruising around on her bike. Preferred Pronouns: She/Her

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Join Waitlist for After-School Art: Fall Session

Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Child & Teen Scholarships

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, both individuals and foundations, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

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