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Art's Club

As a member of "Art's Club" you'll receive all the perks of an individual membership PLUS free Saturday afternoon workshops, access to field trips and three "buddy passes" to bring along a friend!

Already have a family membership? Your children can opt in for free! Youth will be grouped by age to tailor activities to abilities and interests. 

Membership Details

Individual Youth Membership: $30
Ideal for the child (ages 3-l 6)who wants to explore the arts in­dependently. Provides the child with discounts on classes and workshops, invitations to youth oriented programming, and access to free monthly workshops. Plus you can use "buddy passes" to bring along a friend! 

Family Membership: $55
A great option for families with more than one child! Each member of the household will receive the perks of membership and all youth (ages 3-16) can opt into Art's Club for free! 

Member Benefits

  • Tuition Discount on classes & Art Camp
  • Invitations to Exhibits, Youth Programs & Competitions
  • Free Monthly Workshops
  • Three (3) "Buddy Passes" to bring a friend to Art's Club!

2018-19 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Ages 3-7 & 8-12 meet 11 - 12:30 am.  Ages 13-16 meet 1-2:30 pm.

  • August 18:   Family Field Trip to the Carnegie Science Center!  Call 724.652.2882 to register.
  • September 15: Dot Day.  Use dots (pointillism) to create paintings.
  • October 20: Day of the Dead.  Decorate your own sugar skull!
  • November 10: Zentangles.  Make 'woven' drawings.
  • December 15: Ornamental Clay. Make holiday ornaments with self-hardening clay.
  • January 19: Chinese New Year. Craft dragons, lanterns and more!
  • February 16: Paper Marbling.  Create winter scenes and journal covers with shaving cream and food coloring!
  • March 16: Paint-a-Friend.  An exploration of portrait painting.
  • April 13: Reverse Landscape. Collage a colorful Gauguin landscape.
  • May 18: Drawing Things Apart.   An exercise in drawing what you disassemble!
  • June 15: Chalk It Up to Herrington. Make your own chalk paint for some outdoor fun!

Our Instructors

Paige Kleinfelder: Art's Club is led by Assistant Education Coordinator, Paige Kleinfelder. Paige earned her art degree from Elmira College. Prior to the Hoyt, she served as Education Coordinator for the Associated Artists of Butler County. Paige leads the Hoyt's popular Creative Play program for ages 3-7 and instructs the Jr. High STEAM program for the New Castle Area School District's CANES Club program. 

Robert Presnar: "Mr. Bob", as he is known by his students, is the Hoyt's Education Director. He is a certified K-12 teacher with a MA in History from Slippery Rock University. He has served as the instructor for the Hoyt's After School Arts Program since its inception in 2008.