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

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

May 3-24, Wednesdays,

4-5pm (ages 4-6)


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


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.

Coming Soon! 2017 Comic Art Creatives

Who are the illustrators behind your favorite comic books? You are. During Comic Art Creatives, students will explore drawing, animation, and illustration techniques in different mediums and styles to hone skills and uncover their signature style. They will learn how to create a storyboard, learn the basics of layout, developing characters, and finish with a completed comic all their own.

Details for this class will be posted by the end of May.

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

Coming Soon! 2017 Holiday Art Makers

Ho, ho, ho! Let your young artist take the role of artsy Santa by personalizing his or her own crafty Christmas gifts. Young artists can literally share their artistic gifts with loved ones! During the Holiday Art Makers class, students will make one-of-a-kind, handmade crafts and art perfect for wrapping up as gifts. Plus, young artists will use different artistic tools and techniques that can be used to personalize handmade gifts, like hand-lettering gift tags, printing your own wrapping paper and cards, and more! We will offer a variety of projects that your child can use to personalize gifts for everyone on his or her gift list.

Details about this class will be posted by October.

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

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 –

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