After-School Art Class

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art’s After School Art Classes offer
a unique environment for learning and After-School Art instructor Linda Dixon helps a student create a clay coil pot.creativity.  Students view and learn from the Museum’s permanent collection of art spanning 8,000 years of human history, as well as the many unique special exhibitions.  Students then use the techniques they see and ideas they discuss to create wildly magnificent art!  

The program consists of two semesters, each with 3 five-week sessions
(15 weeks total).  There is one class per week.  Students may enroll for the entire year or for one or more sessions.  Classes fill quickly.  

Tuition for the class is per session.  There is no registration fee.

After-School Art is cancelled for inclement weather if Shawnee Schools or SGU are cancelled.  
Makeup days will be scheduled for each session independently.

2016-2017 Class Lineup:

Figure Drawing with Amy Scott
September 6 - October 4
Tuesdays  4:00-5:00 (ages 7-8), 5:15-6:15pm (ages 9-10),
6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
Hone your drawing skills while exploring and creating the human figure. Learn correct proportions of the body to accurately draw both realistic and fashion/costume design figures.

Color Pencils with Jude Delaney
October 11 – November 8
Tuesdays  4:00-5:00 (ages 7-8), 5:15-6:15pm (ages 9-10), 
6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
Discover the basics of colored pencil drawing, including texturing, layering, highlights, and blending, to produce exciting and unique drawings.

*NEW* Theater Class: Acting for Teens with Peta McKenna
November 3 - December 15 (no class Nov. 24 or Dec. 1)
Thursdays 5:00-6:30 (ages 12-18)
No prerequisite classes or skills required.
Students will learn intermediate techniques of acting such as improvisation, character development, and scenework. The class will culminate in a brief performance of the students’ work throughout the class. 

Acrylic Painting with William Malouf
November 15 – December 20 (no Class Nov. 29)
Tuesdays  4:00-5:00 (ages 7-8), 5:15-6:15pm (ages 9-10),
6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
Unleash the power of paint while learning techniques and skills such as stippling and under-painting to give the students the knowledge and confidence to use paint in a dynamic way.

Sculpting with Ruth Lampi
January 10, 2017 - Feb 7, 2017
Tuesdays  4:00-5:00 (ages 7-8), 5:15-6:15pm (ages 9-10),
6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
Create a variety of 3-D and relief sculptures from clay and other media.  

Altered Books with Corey Lumry
February 14, 2017 - March 21, 2017 (no class March 14)
Tuesdays 5:15-6:15 pm (ages 7-10) and 6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
In this creative class, learn how to turn an old book into a work of art, by cutting, gluing, painting, drawing, and adding collage elements.

Printmaking with Ruth Lampi
April 11, 2017 - May 9, 2017
Tuesdays  4:00-5:00 (ages 7-8), 5:15-6:15pm (ages 9-10),
6:30-7:30 (ages 11-18)
Explore a contemporary take on a historical art technique and make a variety of one-of-a-kind prints including screen printing.

*NEW* Theater Class: Acting 1 with Dominic Reyna
April 13 - May 15 
Thursdays 5:00-6:30 (ages 7-13)
No prerequisite classes or skills required.
Students will learn intermediate techniques of acting such as improvisation, character development, and scenework. The class will culminate in a brief performance of the students’ work throughout the class.





  • Fall Semester Art Show and theater performance: 5:30 pm 12/15/2016 
  • **UPDATE** Spring Semester art show and theater performance: 5:30 pm 05/16/17 (please arrive by 5:20 pm). The performances, art shows and receptions are free & open to the public.  

All class artwork will be held for the art show at the end of the semester and will be released on the day of the show, following the reception.  If you will not be at the show to pick up your child’s work, please make arrangements in advance to pick it up.  Work left after January 30 (fall class) or May 30 (spring class) will become the property of the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art.  To make arrangements, please contact the MGMoA education department.

Tuition Cost

$70 per 5-week session (members)

$80 per 5-week session (non-members)

There is NO registration fee.  
Supplies are included.

Scholarships are available:
for students receiving free or reduced-price lunches, SoonerCare, or other assistance.  

Discount for sibling enrollment
( 2 kids -$12, 3 kids -$24)

Payments are due by the
1st class of each session.  
Students are not enrolled in the session until payment is received.

Transportation is not provided. 
Please arrange to transport your child to/from the museum for classes. Do not drop off your child more than 5 minutes early unless you stay with him/her.

Children must be signed in and
out at the front desk.
  Children may sign in, but they must be signed out by a guardian or guardian-approved person(16+).

Questions or Comments?  Please contact the MGMoA Education Department.

Inclement Weather Policy:

The MGMoA will cancel art classes and (most likely) close to the public whenever Shawnee Public Schools or St. Gregory's University close due to inclement weather.  If there is a threat of severe weather, classes may be canceled.  Please call 405-878-5300 to confirm.

Tuition prices are the same regardless if classes are canceled for inclement weather.  Free make-up classes will be offered at the end of each session to offset the tuition charged for any canceled classes.

Please check class calendar for inclement weather make-up days.

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