BEEHIVE is a creatively charged visual art experience for children. It’s about inspiring with the sheer joy of the creative process and introducing exciting techniques and mediums. Our passion is to inspire young artists imaginations and talents. We teach with a limitless, process-based approach where the artist always has complete creative license.
fall / winter schedule
Painting Paintings with Marc: for Artists 12 and up
MON OCT 1 – NOV 26 4 – 5:30 $240 8 classes
For kids who are serious about continuing the quest to make art, come join us as Mr. Beehive (a.k.a. Marc Albanese) teaches painting techniques and you paint paintings!
We’ll explore: composition, brush work , mixing and layering, color - tips, tricks, special techniques , realism, impressionism, modernism, abstraction, starting and completing paintings.
All materials, canvases, brushes and paints are provided. Some homework is involved.
expanded ART explorers for kids 5+
Children experience age appropriate projects in an exciting, artistically stimulating, non-competitive and nurturing environment. An intro to art techniques is taught in a variety mediums including watercolor, oil pastel, paint, photo, print and pattern collage, 3-D sculpture, book making, printmaking, mobiles, installations, decorating, sewing and textiles.
TUE SEPT 25 – NOV 13 4 – 5:30 $200 8 classes
TUE OCT 23 – NOV 13 4 – 5:30 $100 4 classes
MON JAN 7 – MARCH 4 4 – 5:30 $175 7 classes (no class Jan 21, Feb 18)
TUE JAN 8 – MARCH 5 4 – 5:30 $200 8 classes ( no class Feb 19)
ART explorers for kids 4 – 6 yrs.
This one hour mixed-media class concentrates on the artistic process and individual visual expression. We will experiment with watercolors, oil pastels, paints, paper, wood and fabric, while exploring collage, 3-D sculpture, book making, printmaking and constructing. Super fun and engaging ART specifically designed for 4 – 6 year olds.
TUE OCT 2 – Nov 13 1:00 – 2:00
$130 for all 6 classes or $70 for three classes
ART and MUSIC for mini makers 2 – 4 yrs.
The class is for children 2 years of age and older accompanied by an adult, and combines a 35-minute Music Together class with 35 minutes of ART Exploration in our Studio. Tuition includes six weekly classes, Music Together Favorites CD and all art materials.
THURS SEPT 27 – NOV 1 9:30 – 10:45 $180 6 CLASSES
stitch – beginner embroidery for kids 7+
dollhouse class for kids 4+
Fri Sept 28 – Oct 19 4 – 5:30 $170.00 four classes ( sold out)
Fri Jan 11 – Feb 1 4 – 5:30 $170.00 four classes
Join us for this amazing dollhouse class inspired by my friend at Hatch Studio, Shannon Merenstein. This is our 7th round of this class and it always sells out. We create our own dollhouses beginning with colorful paints for the exterior design and then explore details of interior design with paints, wall papers and art, furniture and all sorts of miniatures. The possibilities are endless and I am always blown away with the houses the kids create. It is so much fun!
Gift Makerie for kids 5+
MON Nov 26 – Dec 17 4 – 5:30 $125 4 classes (this class is full)
TUES Nov 27 – Dec 18 4 – 5:30 $125 4 classes
WED Nov 28 – Dec 19 4 – 5:30 $125 4 classes
We’re back for our second holiday season of Gift Makerie! We’ve added additional class options because we had such a great response last year! This class is all about gift making and giving. We will be creating wonderful gifts that your children will be so proud to give to the special people in their lives. IF you came to our MAKERIE last year, don’t shy away from signing up again.. we will have all new gifts to make. We will also make festive garlands, ornaments, gift tags and cards. Class size is limited, spaces are filling up!