Summer Art Adventure - Early Childhood

Summer Art Adventure - Early ChildhoodEARLY CHILDHOOD / Ages 5 - 6
AM Session only: 9:00am – 11:30am
Price per session: M: $240 / NM: $220
at Forest Park Elementary School
30 DeForest Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746

Early childhood art specialists will guide your child through an exciting hands-on art experience. Children will engage in age appropriate art activities and be inspired by an artist and theme of the week. Explore drawing, painting, sculpture, craft and more, while developing artistic skills. Bring a snack and smock for a summer of artful experiences. Weekly art show to celebrate your child’s artistic accomplishments. Register Early.

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Session 1: "Melting Pot" (5 days) July 9-13 (Mon.- Fri.)
Illustrate everything that melts. Study a sizzling installation, “Hot with a Chance of a Late Storm”, by Sydney Australia’s Glue Society and watch Chilean artist, Livia Marin’s pottery liquefy and morph into a sea of porcelain puddles. Create an artistic melting pot full of drawings, paintings, sculpture and multi-media.

Session 2: “Animal Masquerade” (5 days) July 16-20 (Mon.-Fri.)
Study artist Cassius Marcellus Coolidge and design a world full of your favorite animal friends. Switch places and be creative while you illustrate, paint, sculpt or craft a humanly animal adventure. Visit with our favorite fuzzy animal friends during a week of trading places.

Session 3: “Mystery Ingredient” (5 days) July 23-27 (Mon.- Fri.)
Start off your week with a mystery package! Your inspiration for the week will be inside. Based on your mystery art ingredient, paint, illustrate, sculpt or craft a world where ordinary objects come alive. Surprise yourself with a new way of looking at the world around you. Study NY Times/New Yorker featured Illustrator, artist, and author Christoph Niemann.

Session 4: “Rio Grande Adventures” (5 days) July 30-Aug 3 (Mon.- Fri.)
Hop on the railroad to visit Frederic Remington’s favorite Wild America. Study the Hudson River School painters and explore Native American art, textile and pottery. Create a collection of drawings, paintings and sculpture inspired by America’s national treasures. Wear your best Western gear to our Wild Western Art week.

Session 5: “Magical Garden” (5 days) Aug 6-10 (Mon.- Fri.)
Imagine your world in a fuzzy, bright and colorful light. Peer through filtered viewfinders for a new view on the world around you. Develop soft, wistful paintings, sculptures, and multi-media projects using the palette knife, quick brush strokes, and visible texture. Imagine yourself in Monet’s garden or stand on the hillside with the “Woman With a Parasol”. See how modern day impressionists create fleeting moments full of vibrant color and excitement.


Registration Information:

Please be aware children must be 5 at start of the program.

If you are registering more than one child, please create a separate order for each child.

Students in the Half Hollow Hills School District are eligible to receive member discount.

No refunds after 5/14. Before that date a $50 non-refundable deposit per child will be retained per session. Students will be notified in the event of a class cancellation. Children are expected to be able to work within the structure of the program and follow directions given. If a child must be removed due to behavior issues, a refund will not be granted. No make-ups or substitutions.



2 ways to save:
1. COMBO: $20 off each session for families registering for any combination of 2 or more sessions (i.e.: 1 child in 2 sessions, 2 children in 1 session). Note: Exception: Early Childhood counts as 1/2 session. To apply discount when registering for multiple sessions or children, please click on the applicable discount listed on the registration page.

2. REFER A FRIEND: $50 Gift Certificate (issued after friend completes class). Your friend must be a first-time registrant with ALLI. To request gift certificate, please be sure to include the phrase “Refer A Friend” and the name of your friend in the comments section upon checkout.

Discounts will be reviewed by the Art League of Long Island to ensure rates have been correctly applied. If it is determined that incorrect discounts have been applied, all charges will be adjusted to reflect the appropriate rate.