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 Schedule:

Tuesdays       4:00-5:00      7 yr. - 8yr.

Tuesdays       5:15-6:15      9 yr. - 10 yr.

Tuesdays       6:30-7:30     11 yr. - 18 yr. 

2016-2017 Class Calendar:

Fall semester starts: Sept.6  (15 weeks)

Spring semester starts: Jan. 10  (15 weeks)

No classes:  November 29, March 14 or 28

Session 1: Figure Drawing with Amy Scott
September 6 - October 4 
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.

Session 2: Color Pencils with Jude Delaney
October 11 – November 8
Discover the basics of colored pencil drawing, including texturing, layering, highlights, and blending, to produce exciting and unique drawings.

Session 3: Acrylic Painting with William Malouf
November 15 – December 20 (no Class Nov. 29)
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.

Fall 2016 Student Exhibition:             December 15, 5:30 pm

Session 4: Sculpting with Ruth Lampi
January 10, 2017 - Feb 7, 2017

Session 5: TBD
February 14, 2017 - March 21, 2017

Session 6: Printmaking with Ruth Lampi

April 11, 2017 - May 9, 2017
Explore a contemporary take on a historical art technique and make a variety of one-of-a-kind prints including screen printing.

Spring 2017 Student Exhibition:             May 18, 5:30 pm.


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.

Inclement weather make up days: 1/5/17

Art Show:

Fall Semester art show: 5:30pm 12/15/16 (tentative)

Spring Semester art show:  5:30pm 05/18/17 (tentative)

The 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.

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