Get hands-on art experience working with talented instructors in fully-equipped art studios — and have fun, too! Whether your teen or child has artistic talent or they’re just curious about art, they’ll find a welcoming environment to explore and expand at Gage.



What to expect:

  • Classes are organized by age with groups for ages 6-11 and ages 12-18.
  • Students (both new and returning) must submit a required waiver.
  • Each class ends with an art show/performance and parents/guardians can come and celebrate the joy of creativity.
  • Gage supports kids and teens creativity with the Youth scholarships! We will open up applications for Summer 2020 soon.
  • Gage offers fun and educational Before & After care for young artists. Kids ages 6-11 may be signed up for daily or weekly slots of supervised playtime and structured recreational activities. You can pre-enroll by the week or pay by the day at the door!

Before Care: 8:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.
After Care: 3:30 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Please Note: No After care on Friday Afternoons. Students must be picked up at 3:30pm; Before & After Care is FREE to scholarship students, ages 6-11; Gage charges a non-negotiable $1 per minute fee for parents who drop off their children before 8:00am and/or pick them up after 5:00pm.

Kids Daily Schedule 2020:

8:00 am-9:30 am:
Before & After care (optional, parents must register).

9:30 am-12:15 pm:
6-8-year-olds: Movement Class in room 202. 9-11-year-olds: Art Class in room 200 (switch classrooms at 10:45am).

12:15pm-1:00 pm:
Lunch and Recess.

1:00 pm-3:30 pm
6-8-year-olds: Art Class in room 200. 9-11-year-olds: Movement Class in room 202(Switch classrooms at 2:10pm).

3:30 pm-5:00 pm:
Before & After care (optional, parents must register).

Kids: Ages 6 – 11

Gage Summer Workshops in art and movement are your child’s pathway to new artistic adventures. Each week, students explore new artistic territory fueled by imagination and collaboration. Young artists gain confidence and develop creative skills as they discover traditional and contemporary techniques.

All Summer Workshops feature an Art Show & Performance on the final day, where the whole family is invited to enjoy a performance and celebrate the joy of creativity!



DANCE + ANIMATION – Jess Klein & Nantz McMillen

Monday – Thursday | 6/29-7/2 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.
 

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Explore the colorful dynamic dance styles of Bollywood while creating your own animated short using stop motion techniques.

$300
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.


IMPROVISATION + SCULPTURE – Jess Klein & Wyly Astley

Monday – Friday | 7/6-7/10 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Choreograph your own site inspired dance moves and create your own stuffed fabric characters and creatures.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.
 



MUSIC + CREATIVE SCULPTURE – Eduardo Mendanca & Ray Mack

Monday – Friday | 7/13-7/17 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Play Brazilian music and instruments with your classmates and create life-sized imaginary worlds with cardboard and paint.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.


YOGA + PAPER MACHE MASKS – Gabriela Ayala Cañizares & Ray Mack

Monday – Friday | 7/20-7/24 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Imagine what it’s like to be an animal through creature inspired yoga moves, colorful drawings and your very own paper mache animal mask.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.
 



MOVEMENT GAMES + HABITAT ART – Amelia Bolyard & Ray Mack

Monday – Friday | 7/27-7/31 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Create large scale animal habitats from cardboard paint and recycled materials while exploring collaborative movement.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.


MUSICAL THEATRE + WILDLIFE ART – Amelia Bolyard & Willow Heath

Monday – Friday | 8/3-8/7 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Build small dioramas and paint posters to share with family and friends. High kick, sashay and jazzhand into your very own musical dance production.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.
 



STORY DANCE + MAGICAL CREATURES – Amelia Bolyard & Willow Heath

Monday – Friday | 8/10-8/14 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Dance your own story through music and improvised choreography, draw unicorns, dragons, etc, in colorful watercolors.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.


SELFIES IN DANCE + PAINT – Margaret Johnson & Dawson Walker

Monday – Friday | 8/17-8/21 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Invent your own movement with drills and skillbuilding while creating colorful paintings in acrylics and collage.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.
 



CAPOEIRA + CARS – Silvio Dos Reis & Jonathan Tune

Monday – Friday | 8/24-8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Develop strength and teamwork with Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art, while creating your very own fleet of vehicles with sculpture, drawing and imagination.

$375
Ages 6-11
Gage Capitol Hill

Register for before and after care HERE.

 

Teens: Ages 12 – 18

 



Drawing Foundations – Kyle Abernathy & Crystal Barbre

Monday – Friday | 6/29 – 7/10 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Working from both still-life and figure-models, discover a wider range of classical and non-traditional drawing materials, methods and techniques.

$621
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Portfolio Intensive (Ages 14-18) – Grace Flott & Lucy Copper

Monday – Friday | 7/6-8/7 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Ages 14-18 This rigorous program will help you master classical and contemporary materials and techniques. You will learn how to draw and paint casts, models and still life along with create your own independent projects. This program is designed for students who want to build a strong portfolio in charcoal, graphite and oil paint and gain daily experience working from life.

$1,675
Ages 14-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Painting Foundations – Kyle Abernathy & Crystal Barbre

Monday – Friday | 7/13 – 7/24 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Learn essential oil painting techniques as you study color mixing, paint application, and both direct and indirect painting methods.

$690
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Animation & Nature – Nantz McMillen & Jessica Heide

Monday – Friday | 7/27 – 7/31 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Learn botanical illustration and investigation techniques, then capture inspirations from the natural world using digital and stop motion animation techniques.

$690
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Printmaking & Ceramics – Klara Glosova & Nicolas Nyland

Monday – Friday | 7/27 – 7/31 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Combine painting techniques with printmaking and sculpture. Use a professional press and create colorful, glazed sculptures.

$375
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Animation & The City – Handa Yo & Jon Garaizer

Monday – Friday | 8/10 – 8/21 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Ages 12-18 Explore and document the changing urban landscape while working with classmates to develop an animated short.

$690
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Comics & Zines – Taylor Dow & Laura Friedman

Monday – Friday | 8/10 – 8/14 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Develop your own creative process and explore the personal side of comics through collaborative excercises and mixed media projects that challenge you to go deeper.

$375
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Urban Sketching – Eleanor Doughty & Scott McCall

Monday – Friday | 8/17 – 8/21 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Enjoy late summer sun by drawing and painting outside. Create mixed media illustrations with ink and watercolor.

$375
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill



Alternative Self Portraits – Kite Arner & Ellen Blazich

Monday – Friday | 8/24 – 8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

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Use mixed media to develop non-traditional self portraits from plaster to collage to paint!

$375
Ages 12-18
Gage Capitol Hill