Workshops with Various Artists

Art Explorium offers classes on various topics that help us fulfill our mission to provide a community art center that nurtures the creative potential in children. Information on any upcoming workshops is listed below. Registration is required. Walk-ins are accepted, space permitting. To register online click on the “Register Here” link below. For additional questions about workshops contact ana@artexplorium.org or call 312-4316. Please review our workshop policies page here for information about cancellations and refunds.

* Classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is too low.

 

 

Ceramic Birdhouses

Saturday, May 27th, 2:30 pm-4 pm

$25 per child  (Ages 6 and up)

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Students of all ages can learn the basics of ceramics to sculpt their own unique birdhouse. After sculpting, they will use tools and underglaze to decorate the exterior. Pieces will be collected, fired, have a string attached, and then returned on a later date all ready for a lucky bird family to move in!  Art instructor Garid Chapman is a ceramics artist who specializes in making creatures inspired by biology and animation. REGISTER HERE

 

Dream Cat Paintings

Sunday, May 28th, 2:30 pm-4 pm

$15 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

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Join us at the Art Explorium as we paint super cute whimsical kittens. We’ll use bright colors and fun designs to create our very own cat paintings. Get inspired by a pet at home or create your dream cat–Either way our paintings will come out purr-fect! Art instructor Stephanie Yanik is an elementary art educator with the Department of Education.

*This workshop  is currently full. Please contact us if you’d like to be placed on a wait list (312-4316, ana@artexplorium.org). For prompt response on weekends, please call our studio.

 

Krazy Kaleidoscopes

Saturday, June 3, 2:30-4 pm

$15 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Learn how to make a personalized kaleidoscope in this exciting art/science workshop! We’ll explore color, light, reflections and symmetry. Instructor Hannah Craft is a multimedia artist and teaches for Honolulu Museum of Arts outreach programs. REGISTER HERE

 

 

Amazing Animals

Sunday, June 4, 2:30-4 pm

$15 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Animals are amazing! What’s your favorite animal? Learn about patterns and silhouettes by creating a stunning animal themed artwork. Art instructor Jordan Koffman is an educator at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. REGISTER HERE

 

Creativi-TEA Party

Wednesday, June 7, 9:30-11 am

$20 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Students will get to choose a crown and other accessories to decorate with their own style and pizazz.  We’ll exercise our creative side by exploring colors and textures to add to our crafts. Afterwards, students will get to enjoy snacks, desserts & a warm cup of tea for the ultimate creativi-TEA party! This workshop is presented by Jacqueline Fowler, Director of Events for Little Miss Tea HawaiiREGISTER HERE

 

Amazing Glazes

Saturday, June 10, 2:30 pm-4 pm

$25 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

In this workshop students will use a variety of metallic, crystal, or colorful glossy glazes to decorate a pre-made wheel thrown ceramic object. After being taught the difference in glazes and surface techniques, students will choose an object and begin decoration. Projects will be fired and returned on a later date for pick-up. Art instructor Garid Chapman is a ceramics artist who specializes in making creatures inspired by biology and animation. REGISTER HERE

 

 

Model Magic Dinosaurs

Sunday, June 11, 2:30-4:00 pm

*The time of this workshop was previously listed incorrectly as 9:30-11 am

$20 per student (Ages 5 and up)

Using air-dry clay, we’ll create our own special dinosaur sculptures while also learning about primary and secondary colors. Students will be provided with an armature, which they’ll bring to life by adding shape, form and color. Art instructor Garid Chapman is a ceramics artist who specializes in making creatures inspired by biology and animation. REGISTER HERE

 

 

DIY Bedroom Art

Wednesday, June 14, 9:30-11 am

$15 per student (Ages 5 and up)

Come and get creative as you design your own artistic pieces to make your bedroom pop with art! We’ll create a variety of things to hang or place around your room. Get ready to make banners, wall hangings and posters as we discover ways in which we can reflect our personalities in the space around us! Art instructor Jordan Koffman is an educator at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. REGISTER HERE

 

 

Nature Art

Saturday, June 17, 2:30-4 pm

$15 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Enjoying nature is one of the best parts of summer! We’ll bring the outdoors into the art studio to use as our palette. Join us for this dynamic workshop where we’ll create textured images inspired by the natural beauty of Hawaii. Instructor Nicole Chatterson is a mixed media artist working primarily with found and repurposed objects and drawing inspiration from nature. REGISTER HERE

 

 

Summertime Sun Catchers

Wednesday, June 21, 9:30-11 am

$15 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

There are so many ways to have fun in the sun! This workshop will explore the theme of light by harnessing the power of sunlight as an artistic tool. Using the concept of stained glass, students will make one-of-a-kind suncatchers and observe how sunlight can illuminate an art piece. Instructor Nicole Chatterson is a mixed media artist working primarily with found and repurposed objects and drawing inspiration from nature. REGISTER HERE

 

Ceramic Picture Frames

Saturday, June 24th, 2:30 pm-4 pm

$25 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Students will create their own ceramic picture frames from clay slabs and will learn how to decorate them using a variety of tools and underglaze. Pieces will be collected, fired, have hangers attached, and returned on a later date. Art instructor Garid Chapman is a ceramics artist who specializes in making creatures inspired by biology and animation. REGISTER HERE

 

 

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re adding new workshops all the time. Please check back later or contact us for more info (312-4316, ana@artexplorium.org).