2017–2018 Youth Workshops

FALL: September 15–December 16, 2017
No classes: Saturday, November 4: Venice Arts Anniversary Gala | Saturday, November 10: Veteran’s Day (observed) | November 21–26: Thanksgiving Break

SPRING: January 27–April 28, 2018
No class: March 26–31: Spring Break
Culminating Exhibition & Potluck: Saturday, May 12, 2018

*FREE for low-income families

Registration
To sign up for workshops, call to make an appointment: 310.392.0846 or email info@venicearts.org. Classes fill up quickly, so call today!

FALL Registration

  • CONTINUING Students Saturday, August 5 | 9:30am–12:30pm
  • NEW Students Saturday, August 12 | 9:30am–12:30pm

SPRING Registration

  • CONTINUING/NEW Students Saturday, December 9 | 9:30am–3pm

Cost
Venice Arts’ programs are FREE for low-income families. To see if your family qualifies, you MUST bring the following income documentation from both parents/guardians to your appointment: most recent pay stubs, 2017 tax return,  AND dated proof of public benefits.

Space allowing, Venice Arts also serves families able to pay for programs. Weekly workshops are $475 per session; Advanced workshops are $900. We do our best to accommodate all children; however, low-income families receive priority.


Tuesdays 4–6pm

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Art Discovery 1
Ages 6–7 | Beg. Media Arts

Learn the fundamentals of visual arts! Explore painting, sculpture, photography and animation with hands-on immersion and play.

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Direct This
Ages 12–16 | Int. Film

Deepen your understanding of shot composition, editing, and sound, while building skills in storytelling and directing.

 

Wednesdays, 4–6pm

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Camera Work
Ages 14–18 | Beg./Int. Photo

Take to the streets of Venice in this digital photography class, and capture the diverse stories of the neighborhood! Learn different techniques while developing your personal style.

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Moving Image
Ages 14–18 | Beg./Int. Film

This production class is a hands-on immersion in the filmmaking process. Students will work in teams to will complete short films. In the second session, students will have the opportunity to make a film about a subject of their choice.

 

THURSDAYS, 4–6 PM

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Comics
Ages 10–18 | Beg./Int.

New students: learn the basics of storytelling through comics, and how to hand draw, scan, ink, and letter their stories. Returning students: perfect your craft through character and story development, and deepen your Photoshop skills.

Intermediate Photo Stories
Ages 12–16 | Int. Photo

Continue to develop your own personal style with digital photography and storytelling. Share stories about work and family. Participation is by permission of instructor.

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Reel Visions 1
Ages 10–13 |  Beg./Int. Film  

Dive into film and video production as you capture the energy of Venice and other local areas. Learn storyboarding, directing, and editing and create a series of short films.

 
 

Fridays, 4–6 pm

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Open Studio
Ages 10–13 | Beg. Photo & Animation

Explore everything Venice Arts has to offer. In the Fall, use digital photography to explore the people and places in Venice. In Spring, put those images into motion with experiments in animation and filmmaking.

 

Saturday MorningS, 10am–12pm

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Reel Visions 2
Ages 10–13  Beg./Int. Film

Dive into film and video production as you capture the energy of Venice and other local areas. Learn storyboarding, directing, and editing and create a series of short films.

Snap the Frame 1
Ages 10–13 | Beg

Share your vision of Venice through digital photography! Learn how to compose your photos, freeze and blur motion, and see light more dynamically.

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Snap the Frame 2
Ages 10–13 | Int. Photo

Share your vision of Venice through digital photography! Learn how to compose your photos, freeze and blur motion, and see light more dynamically.

Art Discovery 2
Ages 8–9 | Beg. Art

Explore visual art, and experiment with a range of media from drawing and painting to photography and animation.

 

Saturday Afternoons, 1 PM–5 PM

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Advanced Film
Ages 14–18 | Int./Adv. Film

Deepen your technical and storytelling skills, collaborate with other young filmmakers, and create a film with impact! Learn advanced techniques in cinematography and post-production. Participation is by permission of instructor. Prior experience required.

Advanced Photo
Ages 14–18 | Int./Adv. Photo

Delve into the creative process by researching and developing your personal photography projects. Deepen your technical and storytelling skills, and push your style while learning new approaches to documentary photography. Participation is by permission of instructor.

 

For more information, email info@venicearts.org or call 310.392.0846.