fire arts center of chicago | metal sculpture and design
classes | children's art classes

Is your child a budding genius? Here is the place to start her/him off. Individual creativity is a leadership tool which never ceases to open doors of opportunity. The "Guerrilla Art" mission of the Fire Arts Center is to offer exciting summer programs for young kids which give them a feeling of accomplishment and a firm introduction to the basics of the creative process. Our classes are taught by an accomplished staff of practicing artists and are soon-to-be offered at a location close to you:

Contact us to find out how to help your child discover their artistic passion.

Jewelry: Beginning Decorative Arts

Monday 2:00 - 4:00pm | $195 for 8 weeks
Ages 7-10

Kids will create fun gifts: small jewelry, pendants, decorative containers, and small sculpture with femo, wire, and other materials. 4 Projects: decorative box, necklaces, ring, and small sculpture.

Beginning Hand Building

Tuesday 2:00 - 4:00pm | $195 for 8 weeks
Ages 7-10

In this class kids will learn hand building techniques to create animals, cups, houses, boxes and other fun projects. Students will also learn how to apply color to their custom creations with a variety of glazes. 3 Projects: animals, bowl, and a decorative box.

Kites and Animals: Kid's Sculpture Workshop

Wednesday 12:00 - 2:00pm | $250 for 10 weeks
Ages 7-10

This multimedia class is designed to be an introduction to sculpture. First kids will create and paint different kinds of kites. Next kids will learn to create free-standing papier-mâché animal masks. Finally students will learn how to make hand-built animals and people. 3 Projects: mask, kite and hand-built animal sculptures

Kidís Drawing Exploration

Thursday 2:00 - 4:00pm | $195 for 8 weeks
Ages 7-10

This basic class is designed to teach kids methods of composition and design as well as to offer students an opportunity to explore a variety of drawing media. Projects range from abstract colored paper compositions, charcoal value drawings, and pencil, pen and ink drawing. 5 projects: slide show emphasizing the fundamentals of form and composition.

Be sure to check back again soon for new children's art classes. We will post to our updates page when we have more details about additional classes.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the children's sculpture courses.

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Fire Arts Center of Chicago | 1830 N Kostner | Chicago, IL 60639
Tel: 773.544.9908 | Tel: 312.842.2027 | Email: info@firearts.org