The Rye Arts Center offers morning and afternoon week-long sessions during the February School Break (Feb 18-22) including:

  • Drawing and Painting Week
    (Available for ages 5-7 and 8-12)

  • Ceramics Week
    (Available for ages 5-7 and 8-12)

  • Lamp Making with the Glowforge
    (Ages 10 & Up)

  • S.T.E.A.M. It Up Fun Week!
    (Ages 7-9)


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February Break: Drawing and Painting Week
Instructor: Nicole Zahour
Ages 5 - 7, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Young artists experiment with color and texture through drawing and painting, and will be encouraged to develop their own approach while exploring a different medium each day (acrylics, pencil, watercolor, charcoal, and more.) With hands-on instruction by our teaching artist, students will explore concepts such as composition and color, as well as learn a little art history along the way. All supplies included.
FEE: $225 (members receive discount)


February Break: Ceramics Week
Instructor: Terry Taylor
Ages 8 - 12, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this specialized week-long workshop, students learn to work with clay through hand building and pottery wheel techniques while focusing on independent projects. Students work at their own pace, creating pieces that interest them, while receiving individual attention in a small class environment. Please have students dress appropriately or bring a smock to protect their clothing.
FEE: $225 (members receive discount)


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February Break: Ceramics Week
Instructor: Terry Taylor
Ages 5 - 7, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Let your child's imagination run wild while they learn a variety of pottery techniques. All pieces are created and glazed by your young artist under the guidance of a certified, experienced instructor. This week does not feature wheel techniques and is designed for the younger artist.

FEE: $225 (members receive discount)


February Break: Drawing and Painting Week
Instructor: Nicole Zahour
Ages 8 - 12, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Young artists experiment with color and texture through drawing and painting, and will be encouraged to develop their own approach while exploring a different medium each day (acrylics, pencil, watercolor, charcoal, and more). With hands-on instruction by our teaching artist, students will explore concepts such as composition and color, as well as learn a little art history along the way. All supplies included.
FEE: $225 (members receive discount)


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February Break: Lamp Making with the Glowforge
Instructor: Bracken Feldman
Ages 10 & up, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Students will have the chance to design, create and build a lamp. Students will learn how to use the Glowforge (Laser Cutter) to design, cut out, and put together their lamp designs. We will work through the design process together and start to light up the world one lamp at a time. All supplies included.
FEE: $225 (members receive discount)


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February Break: S.T.E.A.M. It Up Fun!
Instructor: Bracken Feldman
Ages 7- 9, Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Each day students will learn a new fun experiment that incorporates S.T.E.A.M. in to the project. From painting with shaving cream to designing Egg Dropping Devices. This class is bound to be fun and messy just like winter vacation should be. All supplies included.
FEE: $225 (members receive discount)