School is out so trying to find something fun, entertaining and educational can be a challenge BUT Gloucester Arts on Main is here to help! Take a look below at all of the different neat classes that are available to keep your children’s young minds engaged and growing!

Please call them at 804-824-9464 or click the above link to register online.


IKEBANA FOR KIDS July 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $45

A Japanese flower arranging lesson (workshop) where children and their parent/grandparent* learn the basics of the art of Ikebana. Kate Cole, a Japanese Sensei of Sogetsu School Tokyo Japan will be teaching the class. Ikebana International, a worldwide group, have put together a simple, easy to follow textbook for children. Step by step instructions by illustration, coupled with teacher guidance, allows for individual expression learning and lots of fun!
$45 Includes all supplies, container, flowers and arrangement (a $19 value) goes home with each child. Textbook is available for $5 if you take the class ($15 if you would just like the textbook) *Parent/grandparent encouraged but not required.

STEAM CAMP KIDZ July 16 or 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $25Are you curious about how circuits work? Do you like making hands on projects? Then this class is for you! We will make a squishy circuit animal, and a paper circuit bouquet of flowers. Snack included. Ages 5-10, Class can be taken on 7/16 or 7/25

SEASIDE ART July 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $20
Let’s celebrate our love of the beach! Create a bubble wrap fish, a seashell turtle, mermaid slime, and sand clay handprint art. Nautical snack included! Ages 5-10

COLOR YOUR CANVAS KIDZ July 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am $15
These just-for-fun creative sessions with Christina Micket are a great way for Kids ages 5-12 yrs to spend a Saturday morning! This class is geared for a fun way to introduce the basics of painting. Each session includes instruction, all art supplies and a small snack. July is for seahorses!! Kids will have a blast painting these sea creatures! Please sign up by 5pm the day prior.

COLOR CHEMISTRY FOR KIDZ July 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $20 Have fun with Color and Optics! We will paint a rainbow with shaving cream and food coloring, make a slime sun catcher, and create a kaleidoscope. Be prepared to get messy!!! Snack included. Ages 5-10

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