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Registration is easy, but if you have any technical problems PLEASE call us (775-826-6100, ext. 3# or e-mail info@vsanevada.org)  and let us know.    Simply click on the “Register” link below the course description and pay by credit card (MC, VISA, Discover) on-line. To print a registration form to mail (250 Court Street, Reno, NV  89501)/fax (775-337-6107)/in person delivery, please see the bottom of this page.  Link to children’s online registration form here.

 

Want to see a new art class series? Do you have ideas for single workshops? Have a suggestion for one of our existing workshops or camps? Email your feedback and suggestions to the program director: eva@vsanevada.org.

 

Click here for site-based, after school workshops schedule for the following schools: Caughlin Ranch E.S., Double Diamond E.S., Gomm E.S., Hall E.S., Huffaker E.S., Van Gorder E.S. and Westergard E.S.

 

Registration is only confirmed once VSA Nevada receives registration form and payment. Classes are limited in size and are offered on a ‘first come first served” basis. Students needing to withdraw from a class after registering may receive a tuition refund less $5 administrative cost if VSA Nevada is notified five business days before the first session of class. No refunds thereafter. Scholarships and Gift Certificates available.

Washoe County School District staff receives 10% off for our art workshops. To pay discounted price, please call 775-826-6100 ext 3#.

GIFT CERTIFICATES – Give the gift of creativity!

Gift certificates are available for all VSA Nevada workshops and camps. Certificates can be purchased by credit card, check or cash in any amount. Call 826-6100 x3# or email info@vsanevada.org.

If you would like to provide a workshop/camp for a child who could not afford one.  Workshops/Camps range from $45 – $95.

Spring/Summer 2014

Workshops/Camps for Children

To access workshops/camps held at the Lake Mansion in Reno, enter from the  parking lot on Arlington Avenue and follow the walkway to our  “Art Happens Here Studio,” on the ground floor.

Kids Acting with Stephanie Richardson in Sparks (6 classes)

April 23 - May 28 | Wednesdays | Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Alf Sorensen Community Center | Ages: 8 - 12 | Cost: $45.00

Learn to act while creating dialogue and skits through traditional  improvisational methods. Gain self-confidence and poise while having fun in a creative and nurturing environment. Younger kids welcome if able to read.


New!! Clay for Teens! with Jacy Robinson (6 classes)

April 23 - May 28 | Wednesdays | Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 13 - 16 | Cost: $85.00

Learn wheel thrown, hand building and glazing techniques. Beginner to advanced.


New at ALF! Paint the Masters (6 workshops)

April 24 - May 29 | Thursdays | Time: 5:15 - 7:15pm | Alf Sorensen Community Center | Ages: 9 - 14 | Cost: $85.00

Explore painting in new and unique ways while experimenting with various painting styles. Learn all about the visual elements of how to place shapes in a composition and to work with line, texture and various applications of color.  Students create their own masterpieces inspired by the art of several master classic and modern painters.


Thursday Art Adventures (A-M, 6 classes)

April 24 - May 29 | Thursdays | Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 7 - 11 | Cost: $45.00

Nurture your child’s unique artistic ability as they explore various art techniques and media each week. Possibilities include watercolor, clay, collage, mixed media and more. Sign up for one session or more - projects will be different each session.


Thursday Art Adventures in Sparks (6 classes)

April 24 - May 29 | Thursdays | Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Alf Sorensen Community Center | Ages: 7 - 11 | Cost: $45.00

Nurture your child’s unique artistic ability as they explore various art techniques and media each week. Possibilities include watercolor, clay, collage, mixed media and more.


Art Start (A-M, 5 classes)

April 25 - May 23 | Fridays | Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: ages 3 - 5 with adult | Cost: $40.00

It’s art, creative movement, music, and make pretend aka acting!  Have creative fun with your child as you both explore the ARTS each week.  It’s never too soon to spark creativity.

If you would like to enroll more than one child, call 775-826-6100 ext 3#, $10  for every additional child.


NEW!! Paint the Masters (Saturdays, 6 classes)

April 26 - June 7 | Saturdays | Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 9 - 14 | Cost: $85.00

Due to the popularity of this class VSAN has added a second session to the spring schedule.

Join teaching artist Katie Steenberg and learn more about some of the world's greatest artists. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of mediums. Instruction will include the visual elements of how t0 place shapes in a composition and work with line, texture and various applications of color.  Students create their own masterpieces inspired by the art of several master classic and modern painters.

No class May 24th.


Available Spaces: All Seats Reserved

NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Collage Animals, June 21

June 21 - June 21 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 12 | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative way to spend time with your child or grandchild? VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series.  A new project each time for your family to enjoy.

Our very first Family Art Adventure will feature collage animals. You and your child/grandchild will each create a 9 x 12 collage of your favorite animal or pet.  We provide all of the supplies, but for that personal touch bring an 8 x 10 photo or photo copy of your own pet so you can incorporate their unique features into your creation.

If you want to enroll more than one child and one adult, call 775-826=6100 ext 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Art Camp June 23-27

June 23 - June 27 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

Start the summer with a week of creativity and fun at the Lake Mansion!  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine, and act.  Our talented teaching artists will provide an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/music each and every day! All projects and activities are age- appropriate and will allow your child to express their individual creativity!

Please bring to camp: a snack with no nuts, an old t-shirt/apron to protect clothing while painting.


Art Camp at ALF Sorenson: June 23 to 26

June 23 - June 26 | Monday - Thursday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | ALF Sorenson | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $75.00

Start the summer with a week of fun and creativity at ALF Sorenson at VSAN's Art Camp.  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine, and act. Our talented teaching artists provide an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/music each and every day! All projects and activities are age appropriate and will allow your child to express their individual creativity!

Please brig to camp: a snack wit not nuts and an old t-shirt/apron.


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Home Sweet Home, June 28

June 28 - June 28 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative and fun way to spend time with your child or grandchild?  VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series. Family Art Adventure presents a new project each time for your family to enjoy. During this workshop artist Paige Smith Wyatt will  teach you and your child or grandchild how to create a watercolor and ink rendition of your family/grandparent's  home.  Bring a photo of the house you want to recreate.

If you would like to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Art Camp July 7 to 11

July 7 - July 11 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9 am - 12 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

Join us for a fun and creative day!  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine and act.  Our talented teaching artists will provide an hour of  art, theater, and creative music/music each and every day! All activities are age appropriate and the projects allow each child to express their individual creativity.

Bring to camp: a snack with no nuts, an old t-shirt/apron to protect clothes while painting.

 


Art Start: July 7 to 17 (4 classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays)

July 7 - July 17 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with 3 - 5 year old. | Cost: $35.00

It's art, creative movement/music, and make pretend aka acting! Have creative fun with you child/grandchild as you both explore the ARTS!  It's never too early to spark creativity

If you would like to enroll more than one child, call 775-826-6100 ext 3#, $10.00 for each additional child.

 


Hands-on-Clay with Jacy Robinson

July 8 - July 24 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 8 - 14 | Cost: $85.00

Create one-of-a-kind pieces for yourself or for a gift. This class is designed for beginners to intermediate students.   Children will experience hand building and glazing techniques, includes firing. The class will be meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 8 to 24.


Summer Art Adventures July 8 to 17 (4 classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays)

July 8 - July 17 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 7 - 11 | Cost: $35.00

Budding artists will explore 4 different mediums!


Paint the Masters: DaVinci to Matisse! July 9 to 30 (4 classes, Wednesdays)

July 9 - July 30 | Wednesdays | Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 9 - 14 | Cost: $65.00

A different famous artist's style explored during each class using a variety of mediums.


Art Camp July 14 to 18

July 14 - July 18 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

It's another week of fun and creativity at  VSA Arts of Nevada, located at the Lake Mansion.  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine, and act.  Our talented teaching artists will provide an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/ music each and every day! All projects and activities are age-appropriate and will allow your child to express their individual creativity!

Please bring to camp: a snack with no nuts and an old t-shirt/apron to protect clothes while painting.

 


Acting for Kids (July)

July 14 - July 30 | Monday and Wednesdays | Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 8 - 12, younger children welcome if able to read. | Cost: $45.00

Boost confidence and awareness while learning theatrical concepts. Stephanie Richardson guides your child through acting games, improvisation and character development while building self-esteem, confidence, awareness and problem solving abilities in your child.  Children will present sketches at session's end for family and friends. This class is for ages 8-12, but younger children are welcome if able to read. Beginner to intermediate level. Mondays and Wednesdays July 14 to July 30.


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Weave a Family Story, July 19

July 19 - July 19 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend time with your child or grandchild? VSAN has the answer with their all new Family Art Adventure series. A new project each time or your family to enjoy.  Teaching artist Robin Robinson will teach you and your child or grandchild how to weave a personal family story suitable for display in your home. VSAN will provide all of the basic supplies needed for your creation. Just bring your creativity and the personal mementos that you want to incorporate in your weaving.

Sign up for one or all!!

If you want to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


NEW!! Nevada Pioneer Art Camp: July 21 to 25

July 21 - July 25 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

Join VSAN for their first "themed" art camp in honor of Nevada's 150 years of Statehood ! Learn about Nevada's pioneer history through art, theatre, and movement/music with songs, activities and games based on Nevada's rich pioneer history! Our talented teaching artists will use their knowledge of art and history to bring alive the pioneer spirit that shaped Nevada!


Creative Drawing (July)

July 22 - July 31 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 8 -12 | Cost: $35.00

Give your child a lifelong gift with VSAN's Creative Drawing class! Children will learn basic to intermediate elements of drawing and a lifelong skill!   Your child will learn value, shading, and an introduction to perspective while developing techniques and skills to practice on their own! The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 22 to 31.


Art Start: July 22 to 31 (4 classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays)

July 22 - July 31 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with 3 -5 year old | Cost: $35.00

It's art, creative movement, music, and make pretend aka acting! Have creative fun with your child/grandchild as you both explore the ARTS!  It's never too soon to spark creativity.

If you would like to enroll more than one child, call 775-826-6100 ext 3#, $10.00 for every additional child.


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure July 26

July 26 - July 26 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative and fun way to spend time with your child or grandchild?  VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series.  A new project each and every time.

Sign up for one or more!

If you want to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Art Camp July 28 to August 1

July 28 - August 1 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

It's another week of fun and creativity at VSA arts of Nevada, located at the Lake Mansion.  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine and act. Our talented teaching artists will provide an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/music each and every day!  All projects and activities are age-appropriate and will allow your child to express their individual creativity!

Please bring to camp: a snack with not nuts and an old t-shirt/apron to protect clothes while painting.

 


Art Camp at ALF Sorenson: July 28 to 31

July 28 - July 31 | Monday - Thursday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | ALF Sorenson | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $75.00

It's another week of fun and creativity at ALF Sorenson.  Your child will be nurtured and inspired to create, imagine and act. Our talented teaching artists will provide an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/music each and every day!  All projects and activities are age-appropriate and will allow your child to express their individual creativity!

Please bring to camp: a snack with no nuts and an old t-shirt/ apron to protect clothes while painting.


Art Camp August 4 to 8

August 4 - August 8 | Monday - Friday | Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $95.00

Last chance this summer for a week of creativity and fun at the Lake Mansion!   Your child will end the summer break with an hour of art, theater, and creative movement/music each and every day! All projects and activities are age-appropriate and will inspire your child to express their individual creativity.

Please bring to camp: a snack with no nuts and an old shirt/apron to protect clothing when painting.



After School Workshops

After school workshops summer/fall schedules for Caughlin Ranch, Double Diamond, Roy Gomm, Huffaker, Hunsberger, Jesse Hall, Van Gorder and Westergard Elementary Schools are being posted.  These workshops are for students who attend these schools.  If you are interested in starting an after-school workshop program at your school, please contact our Program Director at 826-6100, ext. 2# or eva@vsanevada.org.

Art Adventures at Van Gorder (A-J, 7 classes) Mondays

April 21 - June 9 | Time: 3:30 pm - 4:45pm | Multi-purpose room | Ages: | Cost: $70.00

NEW!!!

All seats for the Tuesday session of Art Adventures at Van Gorder are reserved. Due to the popularity of this workshop our talented teaching artist has agreed to teach a second session on Mondays.  Explore a different medium each week including watercolor, collage, mixed media and more!


Art Adventures at Jesse Hall Elementary (A-J) 8 classes

April 23 - June 11 | Wednesdays | Time: 2:20pm - 3:35pm | VSA Nevada | Ages: 6-10 | Cost: $80.00

Explore a different medium each week including watercolor, collage, mixed media and more!


Art Adventures at Huffaker Elementary (A-J) 8 classes

April 23 - June 11 | Early Release Wednesdays | Time: 2:50pm - 4:05pm | In the Quad | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $80.00

Explore a different medium each week including watercolor, collage, mixed media and more!


Art Adventures at Double Diamond (A-J) 8 classes

April 23 - June 11 | Wednesdays | Time: 2:50pm - 4:05pm | In the Quad | Ages: 6 - 10 | Cost: $80.00

Explore a different medium each week including watercolor, collage, mixed media and more!


If you would prefer not to register on-line, you may download a registration form here and submit by fax (775-337-6107), attach through email (info@vsanevada.org), mail or in person (250 Court Street in Reno, 89501, Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM, please call first).  Registration is only confirmed once VSA Nevada receives registration form and payment.  VSA Nevada accepts check, cash or credit cards (VISA, MC, Discover).