Youth Classes

Youth Programming is updated frequently and has options for children ages 5-12. All classes address Colorado Model Content Standards for visual arts. Children learn invaluable lessons through art-making, experimentation, and the power of creativity. For any programming questions please call 243-7337 x 2 or email info@gjartcenter.org.

Need-based scholarships are available. To apply, you must provide a completed scholarship application prior to registering. Applications must include all applicable financial and tax documentation. See our Scholarship Page for more information.



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Family ART Day

Rachel Egelston
19W-FAM-0074
Dec 15
Jan 12
Feb 9
10:30 AM-12:00 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 7.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 8.00

Make, look at, and talk about art. This monthly family event features an artist-led class and friendly gallery tours and art activities thematically based on the season or exhibitions in the art galleries. Create family memories together! Children must be accompanied by an adult.







Holiday Break Day Camp

Rachel Egelston
19W-YDC-0080
Dec 26, 27, 28, 31
Jan 2, 3, 4
9:00 AM-4:00 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 22.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 27.00

Dec. 26: STEAM, celebrating NASA Expedition 58 with outer space art and crafts 
Dec. 27: Find your inner superhero, the in-and-out of painting, printmaking 
Dec. 28: Origami, kids' art books, "faux" alcohol ink, sewing (pillow case) 
Dec. 31: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Art Center – we will make paper firecrackers, Chinese drums, party hats, good-luck clay Chanachitos from Chile, create our own “firework” explosion with paint and celebrate with refreshments 
Jan. 2: Melted crayon process art, exploring sculpture by using recycled materials and carving 
Jan. 3: Manga, puppetry (wiggle worm and character puppets) 
Jan. 4: Develop your imagination through animal yoga, making games, and a variety of art making






Session 1: Afterschool Program - Art Exploration

Rachel Egelston
19W-ASP-0008
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
2:00 PM-3:30 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 55.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 75.00

Would you like your children to explore their creativity in a fun environment? Our class will introduce your child to a wide range of art materials and experiment with variety of art techniques.

Session 1: January 9 – 30: Clay Sculpture, Drawing, Batik

All materials provided







Home School Art

Rachel Egelston
19W-HMS-0051
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
1:00 PM-3:00 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 105.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 155.00

This class is a perfect way to tap into your child’s creativity. Art allows students to express their ideas and concepts visually, and leads to a balance in their development. Children will engage in both traditional and non-traditional art projects in a variety of mediums and fields while exploring their diverse roots and experiences through art. Areas covered include pottery, painting, printmaking, drawing, collage, performance art, plastic casting, and steel wool sculpture.







Session 2: Afterschool Program - Art Exploration

Rachel Egelston
19W-AS-0012
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
2:00 PM-3:30 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 55.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 75.00

Would you like your children to explore their creativity in a fun environment? Our class will introduce your child to a wide range of art materials and experiment with variety of art techniques.

Session 2: February 6 – 27: Valentine-themed project, Printmaking, Watercolor

All materials provided