Overview

You said you wanted more kids’ classes, and we heard you! In 2016, Nickel Plate Arts launched  Adventures in Art, classes for children to learn about and develop skills in art history, aesthetics, art-making and art criticism. Enroll your young artiste now!

2017 Classes

2017 Santa's Workshop, Dec. 2, 9 & 16

Dec. 2, 9 and 16, 12-4 p.m.
Nickel Plate Arts Campus, 107 S. 8th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060
$10/participant

What’s a family holiday season without cookies, milk and holiday entertainment? Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews to spend some quality time at Nickel Plate Arts and hear fun holiday stories from Lou Ann Homan, part of Storytelling Arts of Indiana. Get artsy with your Christmas celebration by enjoying sweet treats while working on an art project for kids led by local artist and teacher Darlene Patterson. Santa’s Workshop will feature hour-long classes for young artists, little artists, and mini artists; classes are grouped by age. This family holiday event is sure to be magical for artists of all ages — enroll your young, aspiring artists today! Cost is $10/participant and includes all supplies. See times for each session below:

Mini Artists (ages 4-6): 12-1pm

Little Artists (ages 7-9): 2-3pm

Young Artists (ages 10-12): 4-5pm

Register online here or call us: 317-452-3690.

Questions? Email Rachael or call us: 317-452-3690

COMPLETE! Adventures in Art: Fall Break Art Lab Oct. 9-13 & 16-20

October 9-13 and October 16-20, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Nickel Plate Arts Noblesville Campus

$5/art project, all supplies included

Save the date for Fall Break Art Lab at Nickel Plate Arts! Our Fall Break camp will operate like an open studio for little artists, inviting kids of all ages to explore, play and create one of-a-kind artwork to take home. Kids will dabble in a variety of 2-D and 3-D projects and get to experiment with different art mediums with assistance from staff and volunteers. Nickel Plate Arts will provide all of the materials — just bring us your creative minded kiddos! No registration required. Projects rotate weekly.

More info: nickelplatearts.org/classes

Questions? Email Rachael or call us: 317-452-3690

COMPLETE! Adventures in Art Around the World: Wednesdays, Aug 2-23 at Billericay Park in Fishers

August 2-23, Wednesdays, 4-5pm (ages 4-6) and 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 7-9)

Billericay Park, 12690 Promise Road, Fishers, IN 46038

$50 for 4 classes or $15 for 1 class

Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for our third session of kids’ classes: Adventures in Art Around the World. Mini artists can get their hands dirty in this art class by learning about art from different cultures across the globe! Each class will feature a sample of artwork from a different country, such as Japanese watercolor painting, Indian Rangoli art, and more. Students will learn about, discuss, and create multicultural works of art inspired by each country! Students will keep a sketchbook for their artistic journey, create multiple works of art to add to their personal collection, contribute to a collaborative masterpiece, and more.

Sign up today! Register online by clicking here or call us: 317-452-3690.

Questions? Call us: 317-452-3690. Or email Kavita.

COMPLETE! Adventures In Sculpture: Wednesdays, May 3-24 at Holland Park in Fishers

May 3-24, Wednesdays,

4-5pm (ages 4-6)

and

5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 7-9)

PLEASE NOTE THE SPECIAL LOCATION FOR THIS CLASS:

Roy G. Holland Memorial Park, 1 Park Drive, Fishers

$50 for 4 classes or $15 for 1 class

 

Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for our second session of kids’ classes: Adventures in Sculpture. Mini artists can get their hands dirty in this sculpture class by learning how to create 3D works out of clay, recycled materials, and more. Students will keep a sketchbook for their artistic journey, create multiple works of art to take home, work on a collaborative piece, and more.

Register in our online store by clicking here or call us at 317-452-3690.

Questions or suggestions? Email Kavita at ksingh@nickelplatearts.org.

COMPLETE! 2017 Adventures in Art History, Wednesdays, March 1-22, 4-6:30 p.m.

Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos. Register your little artists for our first kids’ class of 2017: Adventures in Art History. This class will feature art appreciation for kids who want to learn more about different artists and artistic styles and then create original works of art inspired by those artists. Students will create and keep a sketchbook for their artistic journey, create multiple works of art, work on a collaborative piece, write a personal statement, and curate an art show for their parents to view on the last day of class. Sign up today!

Details: March 1-22, Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. (ages 4-6) and 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 7-9)

Location: Billericay Park, 12690 Promise Road, Fishers,  IN 46038

Price: $50 for 4 classes or $15 for 1 class

Registration closed.

Questions? Email Kavita.

Get Involved

We’re weaving together the fabric of our community. Add your thread and get your children in on the art game! Enroll older kids in our Monday Night Drawing Class. Keep tabs on upcoming classes and camps by signing up for our newsletter. Volunteer, be a teacher, share your kids’ ideas for building community around the arts. Contact us to learn more!

We’re Blushing

“Everything was really cool. My favorite was the dying the paper for our sketchbook covers!”

– Mary MacInnis, age 9 –

Event SignUp

Visit our calendar to find and register for the event you want to attend.

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