Sewing for Kids with Laurie Breza: Star Pillow

Monday 3:45-5:45 p.m.

November 28

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 9+

In this class students will learn basic sewing skills including the use of a sewing machine. This charming pillow project is a great introduction to sewing. Class size limited to 4.

Spring Break Sewing- Restyled 18″ Doll Clothes with Laurie Breza

Monday 3:00-5:00 p.m.

April 4

Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members)

Ages 9+

Create a whole new wardrobe for your 18” doll! Design and sew your own doll clothing using mis-matched socks, out-grown leggings and jeans, and even old sweaters. Check your closets and drawers for items you no longer use and see what the fashion designer in you can create!! Don’t forget to bring your doll and some clothes to re-purpose.

Kid’s Sewing Class – Pajama Pants

Monday 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

December 28

Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members)

Ages 9 – 12

Skill Level: Beginners Laurie Breza

Kick back and relax in pajama pants you made yourself.
In this easy sewing class, you will learn how to pin and
cut a pattern, read and follow pattern instructions, sew an
elastic casing, stitch a hem, use the sewing machine and
serger. Sewing machines will be provided. Students will
have to purchase fabric and notions before the first class.
Class limit of 3 students. Bring a lunch.

Pajama Pants – Supply List

Arts Academy II: Encouraging the Artist in Your Child

Monday 3:45-5:15 p.m.

September 21 – October 26

Class Fee: $55 ($50 Members)

Grades 3-5

Adding arts and culture to your child’s education is fun
and important! Students will explore different mediums
including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and
clay while learning about a variety of master artists from
around the world. All materials and a light snack provided.

Wood People Sculptures

Thursday, August 21,  6:00-7:30 p.m.

$8 per sculpture
Using interesting scraps of wood, wire, buttons, natural stains and assorted junk each person will construct a sculpture of a person using dowels to join all the pieces. This sculpture could be mounted in a block of wood or hung on the wall. Feel free to bring old buttons, knobs, keys, foreign coins to add interest to your pieces.

Mixed Media Collage

Thursday,  July 31, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

$8 per collage
Collage can be an exciting media. This project will involve paint, sticks, photos, beads, and more as each person develops their own design on an 8” x 8” canvas board. When the design is complete the NCCA staff will seal it with a poured acrylic coating. It will be available for pick up after August 4.

Time Travel The History of Art, Ages 9-12

Class Fee $15.00, Ages 9-12

July 21-24,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


July 28-31,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Travel back in time this summer to ancient Greece and castles built during the Middle Ages. What can we learn from the artists of the past? We will explore some of their methods while making our own art work using paint, tin work, printmaking and a fantastic mixed media painting.

Walk Like an Egyptian, Ages 6-8

Class Fee $12.00, Ages 6-8
July 21-24,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


August 4-7,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Summer plans: Become an archeologist. Book your tour with us this summer to learn about the art of ancient Egypt. Imagine exploring the tombs of King Tut, traveling down the Nile River, and taking a desert camel ride past the great pyramids. All these experiences will seem to come true as you create paintings, prints, drawings, collages and assemblages.

Digital Photography, Ages 9-12

Class Fee $15.00,  Ages 9-12
July 8-10,  12:30 – 2:00 p.m.


July 14-16,  1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Experienced Photographer Paul Petersen will guide students through all of the workings of a digital camera and then take students outdoors to try some of the different camera settings. The second day they will focus on macro settings and the rule of thirds. The final day will be spent in a class critique of their work and learning how to mat their best photograph.

The Four Seasons II, Ages 6-8

Class Fee $12.00, Ages 6-8
July 7-10,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


August 4-7,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Each season is an opportunity to appreciate the changing world around us. In this class we will capture each season using a variety of materials and techniques such as watercolor resist, mixed media sponge painting, pastel drawing and clay sculpture.