ARTS FESTIVAL HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.


Young Artists Drawing + Painting

Ages 9 – 12 | With Sarah Kilian

Preteen develop and expand their drawing and painting skills using a wide variety of media while working from observation, memory, and imagination. Visits to the Museum of Art provide the opportunity to connect with works of art while learning about famous artists.

Monday - Friday, 9 - 11:30 a.m.

5 classes | 12.5 contact hours | Location: 503 William Street, Studio Building, Upper Level

DESIGNED FOR ART-LOVING KIDS AND TEENSFunding for summer arts classes for kids and teens is generously provided by MetLife Foundation.

FREE ART CLASSESKids art classes are free of charge this summer! Anyone can take part, regardless of economic circumstances, and we hope to welcome many new participants. Help support tuition-free classes and make a donation here >

+ IMPORTANT: Limit 1 tuition-free class per student. Please do not register if not planning to attend the full week or course. Space is limited. Please cancel your registrations if plans change. To ensure the age appropriateness of the curriculum, children must meet the age requirement listed with each course description by the beginning of class.

+ SNACK n’ SMOCK: Please provide a mid-morning snack/water for your child every day. The projects are fun but can be messy at times. Bring a smock (old shirt or apron) or simply dress for the mess. 

+ EXPANDED HOURS: Early drop-off and late pick-up available from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 4 - 12 during the summer morning art classes.

+ CAMPUS: Visit Studio Building Reception for help and directions to classrooms. View the College of Art and Design Campus Map >

Meet your instructor, Sarah!

Instructor Sarah Kilian

SARAH KILIAN has taught art in the Utica City School District since 1990. She is a graduate of William Smith College in Geneva, NY.  Sarah received her MS in art education from Syracuse University.

ART EXPLORATIONS I = All classes for ages 4+5
ART EXPLORATIONS II = All classes for ages 6-8, non-sequential
YOUNG ARTISTS = All classes for ages 9-12, non-sequential
TEEN = Classes for ages 13-17
ADULTS and 16 + = Adult classes that are open to older teens
ADULTS = Classes for ages 18+

Ages 9-12 | Young Artists Drawing + Painting - WEEK 4
Monday, July 29, 2024 - Friday, August 02, 2024 09:00 am - 11:30 am
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