Kids Programs

We have a variety of kids classes. Many of our classes are on a rolling admission and some are drop-in to offer a bit of flexibility for busy lives.


Every Saturday
Starts promptly at 12:00-2:30 pm
Cost: $30.00 non-member   / $27.00 member

Clay drop-in classes, pay as you go. Parents welcome to join in!

Learn basic hand-building and wheel throwing techniques.
Instruction, supplies, and kiln firing included.

Spring Creative  Workshops

April 17 to 20, 2018
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Members get a 10% discount! 

Click here to register

Spring Creative Workshops are here! We are offering Clay, Painting, Drawing, and Digital Photoshop classes. Register early to ensure a spot!

Comics Cartooning & Digital Animation

Tuesday – Wednesday; Ages 10 –13+
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Start your journey toward becoming the next comic creator genius of tomorrow… Today! Students will explore age-appropriate comics and graphic novels; uncover the visual language of storytelling with text and images. Students will design stories and characters both on paper and as digital drawings. (Time Permitting)

Fee: $120 non-member / $108 member


Tuesday – Friday; Ages 6 – 9
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Students will explore wheel throwing and hand-building techniques, creating pieces that are both functional and sculptural. Children get to explore themes of their choice.

Fee: $300 non-member / $270 member

Painting, Drawing, Collage & Sculpture

Tuesday – Friday; Ages 10 – 13+
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join in this unique opportunity to explore multimedia construction and collaborations! This class is limited only by your imagination.

Fee: $240 non-member / $216 member

After Session: Supervised Activity Time

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm; All Ages
Tuesday – Friday
Fee: $30 per day. Preregistration and notification required.

Early Drop off: 8:30 – 9:00 am; $5 per day.

Late pick–up $5 per half hour until 5 pm.

Supervised Lunch break

12:00 – 12:30 pm

*Please pack a lunch and a snack

(No Peanuts.)

Scholarships are available!

For more info, call or email Deb. [email protected]

Minimum enrollment of 5 students per class. 10 students maximum per class.


Operating much like a bookmobile, the 2 purple vans, each with 2 experienced art educators, engage low-income children with fun educational art activities at 20 New Bedford community sites for 7 weeks during July and August. Click here to find out if the artMOBILE is coming to your neighborhood this summer!

To register, call our Studio Education & Outreach Director, Deb Smook at 508-961-3072.