The Rye Arts Center offers morning and afternoon week-long sessions during the April School Break (April 15-19) including:

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

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

  • NEW Book Sculptures Week!
    (Available for ages 11 & up)


April Break: Drawing & Painting Week
Instructor: Nicole Zahour
Ages 5 - 7, 10:00 am - Noon
Monday - Friday, April 15 - 19

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: $235 (members receive discount)


April Break: Ceramics Week
Instructor: Terry Taylor
Ages 5 - 7, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Ages 8 - 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday - Friday, April 15 - 19

In this specialized week-long workshop, students learn to work with clay through hand building 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: $235 (members receive discount)


April Break: Book Sculptures Week - Creatures!
Instructor: Richela Fabian Morgan
Ages 11 & up, 10:00 am - Noon
Monday - Friday, April 15 - 19

Learn how to look at old books in a new light. Transform paperback and hardcover books into works of 3 dimensional art. Create dynamic geometric shapes and whimsical creatures, all through folds. Supplies included.
FEE: $235 (members receive discount)