Welcome to the Young At Art Institute!

The Young At Art Institute is a 7,500 sq. ft. wing of our new museum featuring the finest, state-of-the-art studios for ceramics, printmaking, cartooning and film, digital and darkroom photography, mixed media, drawing and painting.

The Institute’s curriculum, delivered by professional and visiting guest artists, introduces the elements of art and the principles of design through an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Age-appropriate art-making experiences for children, teens and adults are interwoven with art appreciation, history, culture and criticism. Our meaningful structure encourages students of all ages to grow through engagement with the arts, with exploration of a variety of exciting art mediums, learn from our team of qualified art instructors in professionally equipped studios, build self esteem through accomplishment and share their work at Young At Art Institute exhibit showcases throughout the year.

Tuition (per session) *Sessions are offered year round.
Advanced Registration | Pre-registration is recommended for all classes.

KIDS & TEENS (8 week sessions) 
$240 Members; $265 Non-Members
All Materials Included

ADULTS: Ages 18+ (5 week sessions)
$160 Members; $175 Non-members
$39 materials fee

 How to Register
•Pick up forms at Visitor Services Office or download form here
• Submit Registration and agreement Form with payment to Visitor Services Office, fax to 954-473-8798 or email to
• For more info call Art Institute Reservations at 954-424-5031.
 Terms & Conditions
• Classes must be paid in full at time of registration.
• No refunds for absences, no shows, or dismissals
• Students must turn minimum age before the session in which they are registered begins.
• Students are grouped by age. The museum will not promise the pairing of students.
• Family discount: 10% off 2nd immediate family members registered in the same session.
 Contact Us
For updates on classes, camps and workshops contact us at:
Email: ArtInstitute@youngatartmuseum.org
Phone: 954-424-5031
Fax: 954-473-8798

751 S.W. 121st Avenue Davie, Florida 33325

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Studio Art Classes
at Young At Art Institute

The Institute’s curriculum, delivered by professional artists, introduces the elements of art and the principles of design through an interdisciplinary approach to learning

Read the frequently asked questions and register today!

KIDS • Ages 3-12

Homeschool Art  |  Ages 6-12
Explore STEM to STEAM curriculum through the lens of an artist with compelling mixed-media and hands-on lessons in science and art that will inspire a love of learning.
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, 10am-12pm (Sessions 1-4)
$30 per child per day

Mixed Media  |  Ages 3-5 • Ages 5-7
Mix and match mediums in this super sampler class featuring ceramics, photography, drawing, painting, printmaking and more.
Tuesdays, 4pm-5:30pm, Ages 3-5, Ages 5-7 (Sessions 1-4)
                  Ages 6-12 (Session 5)
Thursdays, 4-5:30pm Ages 3-5 (Sessions 1-5)

Drawing, Painting & Printmaking  |  Ages 5-7 • Ages 8-12
Develop new skills & techniques for 2-D design through a variety of media: acrylic, tempera, charcoal, pastel, and ink. Work with professional tools and equipment to achieve unique works of art.
Tuesdays, 4pm-5:30pm, Ages 8-12 (Sessions 1-5)
Wednesdays, 4pm-5:30pm, Ages 5-7 (Sessions 1-4)
Thursdays, 4pm-5:30pm, Ages 5-7 (Sessions 1 & 2)
Saturdays, 9:30am-11:00am, Ages 5-7 (Sessions 1, 2, 5)
Saturdays, 11:30am-1:00pm, Ages 8-12 (Sessions 1, 2, 5)

Clay Magic  |  Ages 5-7
Learn the fundamentals of wedging and hand-building with coils and slabs to create exciting ceramic sculptures.
Thursdays, 4pm-5:30pm, (Sessions 1-4)
Saturdays, 9:30am-11:00am, (Sessions 3 & 4)

Ceramics: Hand-building & Potter’s Wheel  |   Ages 8-12
Explore the ceramic process through hand building, wheel throwing and sculptural techniques to construct wondrous works of art.
Tuesdays, 4pm-5:30pm (Sessions 1-4)
Wednesdays, 4pm-5:30pm (Sessions 1-4)
Saturdays, 11:30am-1:00pm (Sessions 3 & 4)

Digital Art & Film   |  Ages 8-12
Learn from Professional Animator, Rob Cabrera’s Digital Art Curriculum© as you design digital paintings, special effects, movie trailers and more on the iPad. Each session builds upon the next by introducing new techniques, apps and foundational illustration principles.
Thursdays, 4pm-5:30pm (Sessions 1-5)
Saturdays, 9:30am-11:00am (Sessions 1-4)

Photography   |  Ages 9-12
Discover the art of photography as you compose and shoot awesome photos using a digital or 35 mm camera. Delve into fun photo projects and experiment in one of the few black & white darkrooms in Broward County.
Tuesdays, 6pm-7:30pm (Sessions 3 & 4)

TEENS • Ages 13-18

New! Pre-College Art Portfolio Program
Are you interested in developing a strong art portfolio for entry into an art college? This program is designed for 9th-12th graders to help students create a body of work that reflects the strength of their ideas and understanding of art. This class is tailor made to sharpen your skills in a particular media based on your interests. Each student will work on an independent study under artist Amanda Covach. Students in this course will have the opportunity to apply for the Teen Curatorial Program.
Mondays, 4-5:30pm (Sessions 1-4)

Drawing, Painting & Printmaking
Develop awareness and perception as you strengthen drawing, painting, and printmaking concepts. Be inspired by contemporary and master artists to advance your own artistic proficiency.
Thursdays, 6-7:30pm (Sessions 1- 4)

Ceramics & Sculpture
Learn the art of wheel throwing and hand-building. Work with clay and other mixed media to experiment with the sculptural process. Experience Japanese Raku firing, one of many finishing techniques.
Thursdays, 6-7:30pm (Sessions 1- 4)

Digital Art & Film
Take your digital art to the next level, by practicing techniques in cartooning and animation using the iPad and Adobe software. Learn from Professional Animator, Rob Cabrera’s Digital Art Curriculum © as you design digital paintings, special effects, movie trailers and more. Each session builds upon the next by introducing new techniques, apps and foundational illustration principles.
Thursdays, 6-7:30pm (Sessions 1- 4)

Compose compelling pictures using a digital or 35 mm camera. Experiment with alternative darkroom methods including solarization and image transfers. Impress your friends with your new level of expertise.
Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm (Sessions 1- 4)

NEW! Teen Art Nights
Every third Friday of the month join our curator Zack Spechler for an in depth and hands on look into art methods, techniques, exhibits, and more. Each night will have a different focus utilizing local artists, films, studios and more.
FREE 3rd Fridays, 6pm-8pm
(Excluding holidays, check calendar for date changes or cancellations)

NEW! Teen Curatorial Program
Ever wondered how exhibits are curated, pieces selected and prepared. This exclusive opportunity allows a small group of interested and dedicated teens the opportunity to work alongside curator, Zack Spechler to coordinate upcoming shows for Young At Art Museum. It is recommended that teens attend the Pre-College Art Portfolio Program and or Teen Art Nights prior to applying.
FREE, Dates are decided upon acceptance to program.

ADULTS • Ages 18+

Adult Ceramics
No previous experienced required for an escape from the ordinary. You’ll learn how to throw on a potter’s wheel and hand-build using earthenware clay. This class will take you step by step through each process to finished and fired works of art. Even experience a Japanese Raku firing.
WED: 10am-12pm (Sessions 1-4)

NEW! Adult Figure Drawing
This class is an intro to drawing the human anatomy by observing the human figure using a variety of techniques including live models and additional references.
TUE: 10am-12pm (Sessions 1-4)