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Art Classes for Youth

Expand your creativity in one of our innovative art classes for youth ages 5 and up!

Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here to download an application.

All participants need to complete and submit an Emergency Contact and Photo Release.

 

  • Is It Winter Yeti?

    • Monday, December 18, 2017 9:30 am

    Ages 5 – 12. Sew your own awesome mini-stuffed snow creature – a Yeti! Students will customize their creatures with funny facial features, horns, and winter scarves. In solidarity with their new mini-friends, students will make Yeti-size cardboard feet to strap to..

  • Arctic Animals

    • Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9:30 am

    Ages 5 – 12. From polar bears to penguins, we’ll learn about some of our favorite cold weather friends! We’ll use a wide variety of 2-D and 3-D art techniques to depict these animals and where they live. Students will even get..

  • Winter Break Build!

    • Wednesday, December 20, 2017 9:30 am

    Ages 5 – 12. Ice, snow, skiers, bears? WHAT is going on here!?! In this camp, students will get to imagine and build their own outdoor wintery world – and tell the story of it – using materials like styrofoam and “ice,”..

  • Drawing and Painting our Snowy Friends

    • December 21, 2017 9:30 am

    Ages 5 – 12. Explore this winter season by practicing your drawing and painting techniques. Students will become more comfortable with variety of 2-D materials as they draw animals, paint landscapes, and collage winter sports scenes. Date: Thursday, December 21st Instructor: Elliott..

  • Tell Me a Story

    • Friday, December 22, 2017 9:30 am

    Ages 5 – 12. Students will beat the cold by creating a small wall hanging that will tell a story about themselves. They will learn to sew, stitch, and embellish fabric. No prior sewing experience is necessary in this fun camp! Date:..

  • Create @ the Kennedy!

    Summer Art Camps 2017

    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

    This summer, delve into some creative art-making at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. Join in the fun by participating in one of our art camps for youth ages 5-16. Leadership opportunities are available for high school students (ages 14 and up) as camp volunteers. Click HERE for more information about our volunteer program.

    We offer a variety of one-week camps for youth exploring visual arts, dance, music, video/digital media and theatre. Each camp runs from 9:30am to 2:30pm daily. Extended care is available for all camps from 8:30 – 9:30am and 2:30 – 5:30pm for a fee of $10 per day/per child.

    Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here to download an application. Please CALL us at 513-631-4278 to register over the phone if you are using Financial Assistance. 

    All participants need to complete and submit an Emergency Contact and Photo Release.

    CLICK HERE to download a complete list of ALL dates and ALL camp descriptions. 

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    Adult and Teen Classes

    Expand your creativity in one of our innovative art classes! Learn something new, or brush up your skills with an old favorite.

    Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here to download an application.

    All participants need to complete and submit an Emergency Contact and Photo Release.

    Teen Artists for Change

    Teen Artists for Change (TAC) is a year-round program for young artists of all kinds, ages 13-18, who want to make an impact on the world around them. We are now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. Click here for more information.

     

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    Artist-in-Residence

    For four weeks each spring, Kennedy Heights Arts Center hosts an Artist-in-Residence with support from the Ohio Arts Council. This program connects communities with accomplished Ohio visual and performing artists in a range of disciplines.

    THANK YOU to everyone who participated with Joshua Brown from Inlet Dance Company (Cleveland, OH), our 2017 Artist-in-Residence! The residency ran from April 4th – April 29th.  All activities were free thanks to support from the Ohio Arts Council and Kennedy Heights Community Council.

    During the residency, Joshua collaborated with a wide range of participants to engage us in creative movement, building new relationships, and emphasizing new appreciation and understanding of modern dance. One of our primary goals was to help build confidence in our participants, and to encourage their expression through dance and movement. We definitely embraced the JOY of dancing – everyone can do it! 

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    Check back soon for more information about our 2018 Artist in Residency Program!

     

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    Outreach Programs

    We believe that the arts are for everyone. Kennedy Heights Arts Center provides a range of outreach programs that bring the arts out into the community. The goal of these programs is to provide access to high-quality arts education for everyone regardless of economic circumstance.

    Our experienced team of arts educators offer ongoing classes as well as one-time programs in schools, libraries, community centers, group homes and other community settings. Some locations include:

    • Pleasant Ridge Montessori
    • Silverton Paideia Academy
    • Woodford Paideia School
    • Academy of World Languages
    • Talbert House
    • Cincinnati Public Libraries

    For more information about participating in one of these outreach programs or about how you can bring Kennedy Heights Arts Center to your organization, please contact our Arts Education Coordinator.

    No events are currently available for registration, please check back later.

    Kennedy Heights Arts Center, in partnership with PAR-Projects, will soon offer a range of classes for adults and youth in digital media creation, including: video, photography, animation, graphic design and web design. Programs will be starting soon.

    For more information, contact Ellen Muse-Lindeman

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    • Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 5:00
    • Saturday: 11:00 - 4:00
    • Closed Sunday - Monday