Summer Art Classes For Kids & Teens

Fri Yay Art Day!

at The Manes Center
Fridays, 9:30 - 10:30 am
through August 10
Free for Members
$5 per child for Non-Members
Ages 3 - 5
Reservations not needed

Young children and their adult companions investigate color, shape, form and more with hands-on activities. They will have the opportunity to experiment and become familiar with art materials and processes as they discover new skills while nurturing creative expression.

Summer Intensive! 
College Portfolio Prep

Class with Robyn Cooper
Monday - Friday 1:30 – 4:30 pm
July 9 – 20 (2 weeks)
$550.00 Members, $650.00 Non-Members

Ages 15 - 17. High School students develop college art portfolios with group and individual instruction. Focus on the elements and principles of art and design through application to individual students’ work, along with conversations about the work on view in our galleries. Participants work from live models* and still life in a variety of traditional art materials, participate in critique sessions and portfolio reviews under the guidance and support of a skilled artist, college educator, and college admissions associate.
* includes model nudity.


Summer Art Lab

at The Manes Center
Ages 5 - 12
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Session 1, July 9 - 20 (closed due to max attendance)
Session 2, July 23 - August 3 (closed due to max attendance)

$550* Members, $650* Non-Members
(Price include a $50 materials fee per student, per session) 

Share the wonders of summer at the Nassau County Museum of Art! Come explore the art in and around the Museum, and the natural beauty of our trails, forests and ponds. Summer Art Lab is full of indoor and outdoor adventures that offer playful and creative opportunities for children through a mix of art making, science activities, group projects and much more. 

Different projects will be investigated and built upon in each session, and will be differentiated based on age and interests.

Program will take place in our newly renovated Manes Center, complete with outdoor classroom and art studio.

Each section includes a half hour break for snack (not provided).

Classes MUST reach a minimum of 10 students to run. Should a class be canceled, all registered students will be notified one week before the start date of the session and will be refunded in full.

Maps to Download

Sculpture Map
Download PDF
Trail Map
Download PDF
Kids' Sculpture Adventure
Download PDF
Architecture Scavenger Hunt
Download PDF



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Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576


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