Summer Arts Classes 2022

Welcome to our Summer Arts Classes 2022!

Learn to play Chess or create some beautiful works of art, and get your hands dirty in our Drawing/Painting & Ceramics class combo.
These fun afternoon classes will keep your kids busy, happy and asking for more!
Check out our popular 4-Day and 5-Day Camps for more summer fun.

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All health & safety precautions are observed.

Register today, spots are limited. Email ellen@goldcoastarts.org or call 516-829-2570 with any questions.

Chess Mates – Ages 7+

BEGINNERS: Nationally ranked chess expert Jack Niculescu, ranked in the top 3% of all US chess players will introduce you to the rules and strategies of the game.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: This class consists of a 30-minute talk which includes a focused lesson covering all facets and phases of the game. Students will interact with the instructor and play chess with other students of similar ability.

Instructor: Jack Niculescu
Maximum 10 Students

Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30pm
5 Sessions: 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10
Tuition: $175/Member: $125

Drawing/Painting & Ceramics – Ages 7+

DRAWING & PAINTING w/Ellen Schiff: Students will focus on drawing and painting from observation and imagination, using pencil, charcoal, pastels and paint. Form, color, composition, and perspective will be emphasized through stimulating and innovative projects.

CERAMICS w/Jude Amsel: Learn pinch, slab, and coil construction methods as well as the use of molds. Students will glaze and finish their pieces using multiple glazing techniques and decorative treatments including stamps, stencils and silkscreen. Brief demonstrations, class discussions and individual consultations will help students explore all the possibilities of clay.

Instructors: Jude Amsel & Ellen Schiff
Maximum 12 Students

Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30PM
7 Sessions –
Ceramics: 7/6, 7/13, 8/3
Drawing & Painting: 7/20, 7/27, 8/10, 8/17
Tuition: $330/Member: $280