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City of Palm Beach Gardens

Burns Road Recreation Center

4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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Creative Art Classes for Kids

The City of Palm Beach Gardens offers a terrific variety of art classes for kids. Here are just a few:

Sketching & Painting for 8-10 year olds

Mondays, Apr 4 - May 23  |  3:30-5pm     
8-week Session R/NR Fee: $120/$150
Instructor: Julia Weston

Start with a still life using pencils to produce a well-balanced design, then graduate to pastels and colored pencils to add interest with dimension, contour and detail. Finally, reproduce a familiar work of art in acrylic paint on canvas board. Other projects include collages from colored paper, magazine cutouts and wallpaper, etc. Learn to transpose your collage onto canvas and paint it until a work of art emerges. Class critiques will round out the session.  All supplies are included. 

Art Enrichment for 3rd-5th graders

Mondays, Apr 4 - May 23  |  6-7:30pm  
8-week Session R/NR Fee: $105/$131
Instructor: Trina Burks

Students will learn and develop their skills in drawing, painting, and mixed media and acquire some sculptural skills. Using a variety of media, this course is designed to bring out the creative talent in your artist and will also help to enhance the necessary skills and understanding needed for students who are interested in auditioning for the Visual Department for BAK Middle School of the Arts. Required supplies: 11”x14” mixed media pad, a folder, ebony pencils and eraser.

Clay Creations – 5-10 year olds

Wednesdays, Apr 6 - May 11  |  5-6:30pm    
-week Session R/NR Fee: $120/$150
Instructor: Sam Costanzo, Mosquito Mud Pottery

Come play with clay and create pieces using coils, slabs, pinch pots and extrusions. Learn decorative techniques using textures and colorful glazes. Find out about greenware, bisqueware and the process of working with clay from start to finish! All supplies are included.

All classes take place at Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road. 

Registration may be done online or in person at any Recreation service desk.

For more information email or call 561-630-1100.

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