Classes for Children

2016 SPRING OfferingsPrintmaking Class in the Arts Center Studio

To register, call the Library Arts Center office at 603-863-3040.


**PLEASE NOTE: If the class of your choice is full or canceled due to lack of enrollment, you will be notified and entitled to a full refund. Class tuition is due in full on or before the first day of the class session. Make-up classes will only be offered when the instructor is unable to teach his/her class.
Members of the Library Arts Center may subtract 10% from tuition prices of all classes. 

SCHOLARSHIPS: The Library Arts Center has a Studio Scholarship Fund for children.  If you would like information on how to receive a full or partial scholarship for your child or if you are interested in donating to this fund please click here.

All new classes will be posted to this page.  If you would like to be added to our “Classes Email List” to be the first to know about upcoming classes, please email info @ libraryartscenter . org and specify that you would like to be added to the children’s classes list.

Fridays, 10-10:45am
APRIL: 15, 22
MAY: 6, 13, 20 & 27
JUNE 3, 10, 17 & 24
JULY 9, 16, 23, 30
AUGUST: 5, 12, 19, 26
Instructor: Julie Love Ages: 0 – 5 children with a caregiver (between 6 and 12 children in the class)
Tuition: (for four-week session): $35.00 for caregiver & one child, $10 for each additional child in family. We recommend signing up for the full session if possible. For those unable to attend the full session, note that drop-ins are welcome $10 a class for one child and caregiver, + $5 for each child in that family.
Description: Experience making music with your children & friends in this class designed for young children and their caregivers. Music will come to life as everyone Sings, Dances, Drums & Claps for Fun, experimenting with voices, instruments & movement.

LOCATION:  Music with Friends meets at the Library Arts Center’s new annex location at 15 Main Street in downtown Newport.

After School Art Fridays After School Art Image
Fridays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15 &22, 3:30-5:15pm
Instructor: Becky Bense
Ages: 7-12 Tuition: $49–includes materials and all 7 sessions
End the school week with a creative studio art experience! Each session will explore different art materials and art topics giving kids both guidance and freedom of exploration to create masterpieces each week. From watercolor to acrylic paints to charcoal and inks each week will bring exciting new art projects for participating young artists. Becky’s studio classes are welcoming and fun while also offering great arts instruction and encouragement. Join the fun, develop your art skills and create great art!

OPEN TO TEENS! Beaded Garden Bracelets
Instructor: Margaret Dwyer
Dates & Times: Saturday, May 7, 10am-2pm
Tuition: $38
Ages: teens and adults
Description: Create a stunning flower and leaf adorned garden bracelet in celebration of warmer months to come. Margaret will supply the class with a vast selection of beautiful glass beads, colored cords and bracelet closures. Leave the class with a one-of-a-kind floral garden bracelet to keep for yourself or give as a gift, as well as the skills and know how to make more at home.

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