Summer Arts Classes 2023

Welcome to our Summer Arts Classes 2023!

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! Adults looking for a hobby or interested in Ceramics can try our New Adult Ceramics class, open to all ages and levels of experience.
Check out our popular 4-Day and 5-Day Camps for more summer fun.

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


All ages and levels of experience are welcome!

This is a fun and relaxing class to disconnect from your phone, get your hands muddy and experience clay! Learn hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing, and glazing. Instructor provides individual guidance for all levels of experience and all materials are included.

Instructor: Jude Amsel
Maximum 12 Students

Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:30pm
3 Sessions: 7/11, 7/18, 8/1
Tuition: $275/Member: $225


Drawing & Painting/Ceramics – Ages 7+

DRAWING & PAINTING: A 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: Learn pinch, slab, and coil construction methods as well as the use of molds. Decorative treatments that will be utilized include stamps, stencils and silkscreen. Students will glaze and finish their pieces using multiple glazing techniques. Sculptural, decorative, and functional possibilities in clay will be explored through brief demonstrations, class discussions and individual consultations. All levels welcome. All materials are included.

Instructors: Jude Amsel & Ellen Schiff
Maximum 12 Students

Classes alternate weeks – you must sign up for the entire course:
Drawing & Painting: 3 sessions – 7/26, 8/9, 8/16
Ceramics: 3 sessions – 7/12, 7/19, 8/2

Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30PM
6 Sessions – July 12 – August 16
Tuition: $410/Member: $360