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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!

2019-20 Workshop Schedule

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

August 17: Club Field Trip
Where will we go? You'll have to wait and see! We're still finishing up the details so it's a total surprise!

September 14: Impressive Impressions
Create imaginative landscapes by printing with unusual objects - such as corks, ribbon, bubble wrap, and sponges! We'll finish with watercolors!

October 19: Mammoth Monsters
Trace your body to create a life-sized monster! We'll use black sharpie markers to create the detail and crayons for color!

December 14: Simple Snow Globes
Let's engineer a simple snow globe from plastic cups! We'll add snowmen, Christmas trees or other holiday/winter imagery on the inside before sealing.

January 18: Whimsical Wooden Snowman
Build a freestanding snowman from wood then bring him to life with paint and hand-made accessories!

February 22: Faux Stained Glass Windows
Mimic the beauty of a stained glass using with paint! We'll sponge on the color and use diy puffy paint to outline the sections.

March 14: Cherry Blossom Painting
Celebrate the coming of spring with flowering cherry trees! We'll start with brushes to form the trunk, use straws to blow out branches and add tissue paper flowers for a textured effect!

April 18: Fabric Garden
April Showers bring May flowers! Use fabric and felt to create flower gardens (that would make wonderful Mother's Day gifts!).

May 16: Aerial Koi Ponds
We'll start with a bird's eye view of a koi pond to create rippling water with tissue paper then paint in our beautiful koi fish!

June 20: Sun Prints (Cyanotypes)
Let's take advantage of the summer sun to make cyanotypes from found objects! We'll experiment with the addition of drawing elements on the plexi glass covers while printing more images.

July 24: Children's Summer Arts Festival (no class)
Join us on FRIDAY, July 24, 11-3 for an afternoon of free entertainment and activities!

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.