Youth Classes

Youth Classes –Now Registering

Now accepting online registrations, with no additional fees! Please select the “Register Now” button, and you will be re-directed to a secure check out page. At check out you will have the option of paying by credit card or paying by check. Checks should include a notation of classes and be made out to “The Mansfield Art Center” and mailed to: 700 Marion Ave. Mansfield, OH 44906. We accept cash payments during our standard business hours, Tuesday-Sunday: 11am-5pm.

Little Tykes Printmaking (8 Weeks)

Little Tykes Printmaking
(8 weeks)
Instructor: Olivia Glass
Tuesdays 4-5pm
Grades K-2nd
April 4-May 23
$70 Members
$85 Non-Members
Supply Fee: $20

Students will explore various types of printmaking such as relief printing, monotype and stenciling. An encouraging environment will allow students to experiment and combine printing methods as well.

Ceramics for Kids (8 weeks)

Ceramics For Kids
(8 weeks)
Instructor: Olivia Glass
Thursdays 5-6:30pm
Grades 3rd-8th
April 6-May 25
$90 Members
$105 Non-Members                                                                                                                                                                                $20 Supply Fee

Students will explore hand-building techniques to create sculptures in a real
ceramics studio. Students will also be introduced to throwing on the potter’s wheel.

Max. of 10 children.

Wheel Throwing for Grades 8-12 (8 Weeks)

Wheel Throwing for Grades 8-12
Instructor: Paul Nielsen
Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm
Grades 8-12
April 5-May 24
$105 Members / $120 Non-Members
Firing Fee: $25 (does not include clay)
Clay can be purchased on the first day of class, $25 for 25 lbs.

Designed for students grades 8th-12th, this ceramics class is for the student who would like to learn about wheel throwing and dip glazing. Ceramic classes are small with individualized
instruction. Register early as classes fill quickly.

Home School Art | K-3rd (8 weeks)

Home School Art K-3rd
Instructor: Barbara Damron
Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm
Grades K-3rd
April 5-May 24
$70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Supply Fee: $20

This class is open to any homeschool student in grades K-3rd and is taught by a highly experienced art educator. This class will focus on mixed media art inspired by spring. Let us take care of your art curriculum, and the mess!

Home School Art | 4th-8th (8 weeks)

Instructor: Emily Fitch
Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm
Grades 4th-8th
April 5-May 24
$70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Supply Fee: $25

This class is open to any homeschool student in grades 4th-8th and is taught by a licensed, experienced art educator. In this session students will learn how to produce one color prints and 3 color reduction relief prints and will participate in a print

Basic Beading for Kids – Workshop

Basic Beading for Kids
8yrs. and older

Saturday May 6th 10am-12noon
Members $30 / Non-Members $35
Instructor: Ellen Stiffler

We will be creating beaded necklaces and making our own designs with beads we select. Children will learn the basics of stringing beads and securing their project with a clasp. Join us to design and assemble your own unique piece of jewelry!

Puppetry in the Gallery (Free Event)


Saturday April 1st
11:30am – free – ages: 2yrs+

Queen Bee will perform two Grimm’s fairy tales. Table puppets will help tell the story of The
Bremen Town Musicians and silk marionettes The Elves and the Shoemaker. After, children will sew a simple April Fool’s Day earth worm puppet.

No registration required.


Mommy/Daddy & Me Art Workshop

Mommy/Daddy & Me Art
Instructor: Barbara Damron
Ages: 3-5 with parent
Cost: $6/child
Upcoming Classes:
Wednesday 11:00-12:00 April 5
Wednesday 11:00-12:00 May 3
Wednesday 11:00-12:00 May 31

Set a play date with your child and join us for a morning of fun as your little one explores a variety of art forms and builds their coordination, motor skills, art vocabulary and listening skills. Come to class ready to paint, print, watercolor, & explore mixing colors!