Youth Classes and Workshops 

Please use the online forms and secure payment links at bottom of this page to secure classes and lectures. 

All classes held at the Maple Grove Arts Center - 11666 Fountains Drive, Maple Grove (next to Wedding Day

Saturday Morning Classes 2019-2020:

Elementary ages 6-12 from 10:00am-11:00am

Session 1: Sept 21st, 28th, October 5th, 12th, 26th (skip Oct 19th)

Session 2: November 2nd, 16th, 23rd, Dec. 7th, 14th, (skip Nov. 30th)

Session 3: January 11th, 18th, 25th, February 1st, 8th

Session 4: February 15th, 22nd, 29th, March 7th, 14th

Session 5: March 21st, 28th, April 4th, 18th, 25th (Skip April 11th)

Session 6: May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th June 6th (skip May 23rd)

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Mixed Media Youth Classes

Instructor: Rachael Chernyavsky

Dates: Tuesdays October 1st-November 19th


  • 1-2pm Ages 5-7
  • 2:30pm-3:30pm Ages 8-11
  • 4pm-5pm Ages 12-15

Cost: $96 Non-Member/ $86 Member

Ages 5-7 will explore oil pastel, chalk pastel, watercolor, marker and mixed media

Ages 8-11 will explore oil pastel, chalk pastel, markers, watercolors, and charcoal

Ages 12-15 will explore perspective drawing collages oil pastel chalk pastel and watercolor techniques

Hot Air Balloon Painting on Canvas! Ages: 6-12

Instructor: Katie Walters

Date: September 28th

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Cost: $35 Non-member/$32 Member

For this fun filled class we will be soaring above the treetops as we design our very own Hot Air Balloon Festival! We will take a look at different hot air balloons and multiple festivals in different locations around the world! The artists will then choose where their hot air balloons will be flying over and design their own hot air balloons! We will then begin our painting on canvas! Bon Voyage hot air balloon artists!

Cupcake Painting with Nadia Cupcakes! (Acrylic and Canvas) 
Ages 11 - 16

Instructor: Katie Walters

Date: October 5th

Time: 1:00pm -3:00pm

Cost: $55 Non-member/$49 Member

All supplies included

For this delicious fun filled class we will be painting Nadia Cupcakes! Real Nadia cupcakes will be provided and are included in the price (1 per artist). We will learn some still life techniques and take a look at pop art! We will then draw out our designs and paint! At the end of the class the artists will be able to eat their cupcakes! Your artist’s painting will also be hung in Nadia Cupcake’s restaurant for the duration of one week after the class! After that week you may pick up your artwork at the art center. When signing up for the class please put down any food concerns and your artist’s favorite cupcake flavor. (You can look ahead to the flavors of the day on Nadia Cupcake Website). 

Map Art. Ages 10-15

Instructor: Carolyn Sayers

Date: October 26th 

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Cost: $25 Non-member/ $22 Member

What can I do with a map in art?  Come, see, and try your hand using real maps!  Wear old clothes!

Doodle or Zentangle or Mark?  What's the difference?  Let's try them!  Ages: 10 – 15

Instructor: Carolyn Sayers

Date: November 2nd

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Cost: $25 Non-member/ $22 Member

This class introduces students to techniques that can be integrated into other artwork or used on its own!!  Wear old clothes!

Build it! Ages: 5-9

Instructor: Penny Richter

Dates: Saturdays November 9th and 16th

Time: 1-3pm

Cost: $57 Member/ $63 Non-Member

Tunnels and Towers,
Fountains and Flowers.
Imaginary Cities in
Just a few hours!

If you like to put things together…maybe using tape, glue, string, wire and all kinds of different materials..and turn it into something awesome..... this class is for you! This is a Sculpture Class, in which you'll design and build an environmental OR abstract sculpture piece, using found objects and materials of your own choice! I look forward to working with you and your wonderful ideas!

Youth Class Registration

Register & pay for classes online here - you will choose the class or classes you want on secure payment page. 

All orange text boxes must contain text for this form to work.  Once completed please press the "I'm not a Robot" box and then the "Pay Now Via Credit Card" button. - Many thanks!

  • Please indicate the number of children you are registering::


Download the mail-in registration form.

Mail form and check, made payable to Maple Grove Arts Center, to:
Education Director

PO Box 1643
Maple Grove MN, 55311

Please also note your intended classes on the memo line - thank you!

For questions regarding classes:
please call Lisa Vitkus (763) 494 6957

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