​​COVID Policies and Guidelines

Your Safety is our priority!

What the League will be doing to protect our in-person, students, faculty & staff:

  • Masks are required in all spaces
  • Limiting class sizes
  • Social distancing when appropriate
  • Requesting anyone with symptoms to stay home

Fall 2021 Youth Classes

The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment. Research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.

​$10 discount on any class when you register prior to August 31st. If you know you want to take a class with us this fall, take advantage of this special discount – it helps us plan and it helps you save money!
Use code: fall at checkout!


Drawing to Painting (8-11 years)
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree

This class will help your artists develop drawing skills. Perspective, composition, shapes and shadows all come into play before you put paint on canvas. Artists will move into painting with that fundamental knowledge and learn color mixing and basic techniques to create their own paintings! 
When: 9/20-12/13 (12)
No class 10/11
Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Cost: $373


Create with Clay for Kids (8-12 years)
Instructor: Jill Hurwitz

Playing with clay is a particularly valuable activity for kids due to the involvement of working with your hands and the dexterity it takes to form an object out of a lump of wet clay!  Using hand-building techniques, this class will give students the chance to experience the tactile properties of clay – while creating their own pieces in a supportive and safe space. New demonstrations every week.
When: 9/14-11/23 (11)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $353


Painting & Drawing (10-14 years)                                                        
Instructor: Jill Hurwitz

Paint and draw people, animals, landscapes, and still life objects, while learning to employ the principles of composition and color. In this class, students will learn the process of planning, developing, and executing artwork. We will use acrylics, watercolor, color pencils, pastels, and charcoal. Students will develop their creativity and advance in their knowledge of different mediums. 
When: 9/15-11/24 (11 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $353


Mixed Media Mania! (5-8 years) NEW!
Instructor: Ellen Gradman

Hands-on activities encourage kids to be creative thinkers! Get ready to experiment, explore, play, create and get messy – with an artist/teacher to guide you!! Techniques in painting, collage, printing, assemblage, book-making and more will be presented. Each technique will build upon each other and students will be encouraged to find their own voice.
When: 9/23- 12/9 (10 classes)
No class 11/11, 11/25
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $323


Pop-Up Art Studio (6-9 years)
Instructor: Susan Tecktiel

Using a variety of materials, young artists work on projects that encourage children to use their imagination as they draw, paint, sculpt, and make prints, collages and more. Each week students will create a project inspired by a different artist.
When: 9/24-12/10 (10)
No class: 11/12, 11/26
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Cost: $323


Saturday Morning Artists (7-11 years)                                                      
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree

Faces, places, animals, and nature- let your imaginations run free! This class is for students who love to draw, paint, sculpt, and want to explore different materials and techniques.
When: 9/25-12/11 (10)
No class: 11/13, 11/27
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Cost: $323

Youth Classes and Camp

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The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment-research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.