Pre-registration is required for all classes and workshops. Call the gallery or register online. We may not always be able to accommodate same day registrations. 

Eastend offers youth classes to any student aged 5 and up. These workshops explore a variety of media. We post our schedule 2 months out, but classes are offered throughout the school year. Some classes have multiple meeting times to accommodate different schedules so please make sure you are registering for the correct time. 

Artist Studio 1 (Grades K - 2nd) 

$10

Two options to register: Tuesdays 4pm - 5pm OR Thursdays 10:30am -11:30am

  • March 29 & 31 SPRING BREAK (NO CLASS)

  • April 5 & 7 - Line Designs (drawing)

  • April 12 & 14 - Easter Bunnies (sculpture)

  • April 19 & April 21 - Button Trees

  • April 26 & 28 - Andy Warhol Hands (painting) LAST DAY OF THURSDAY SESSIONS

  • May 3 & 5 - Mother’s Day Project 

  • May 10 – Pinwheels 

  • May 17 – Earth Day (Sidewalk Chalk Art)

  • May 24 – Bugs in a Jar  (Mixed media)

Artist Studio 2 (Grades 3rd - 5th) 

$12

Two options to register: Wednesdays 4pm - 5:30pm OR Thursdays 1pm - 2:30pm

  • March 30 & 31 SPRING BREAK (NO CLASS)

  • April 6 & 7 - Found Object Collage 

  • April 13 & 14 - Easter Project

  • April 20 & 21 - Scarab Beetles

  • April 27 & 28 - Andy Warhol Hands (painting) LAST DAY OF THURSDAY SESSIONS

  • May 4 & 5 – Mother’s Day Project 

  • May 11 – Tie Dye and Salt Art ( Part 1) 

  • May 18 – Earth Day (Sidewalk Chalk Art) 

  • May 25 – Tie Dye and Salt Art (part 2) 

Artist Studio 3 (grades 6-8) 

$12

Meets Thursdays 2:45pm - 4:15pm

 

This semester our Artist Studio 3 sessions will involve a monthly independent study with guidance from an instructor. Each month’s project will involve a different medium. 

  • January - Ceramics

  • February - Painting

  • March - Mixed Media

  • April - Drawing

  • May - Student’s Choice

Arts & Crafts (ages 10-16) $12/Session

Meets Wednesdays 10:30am-12pm

This class explores traditional craft techniques. Students will focus on textile projects including weaving and various types of stitching, as well as traditional folk art techniques. Dates do not correspond with a specific project because length of time for each project can vary greatly. 

Ceramics & Sculpture (ages 10-16) $12/Session

Meets Wednesdays 1-2:30pm

Ceramics & Sculpture focuses on 3D art. This class has a strong focus on 
working with clay, but students will also complete sculptural projects using a variety of materials

Our education program is sponsored in part by the Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, Marshall Community Foundation, Battle Creek Community Foundation, Eaton Foundation, and Cronin Foundation