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Art Programs for Youth 

Expand your creativity in one of our innovative art programs for youth ages 5 – 18!

Registration is open for the WINTER2023 Term. Register by January 1 to receive 10% off with our Early Bird Discount! Use promo code WINTER2023 at checkout.  

SLINDING SCALE: Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here apply.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Tuition is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another course if the student withdraws at least five days prior to the beginning of the program.

  • Young at Art(5-8)

    • January 28, 2023 10:30 am - March 18, 2023 11:45 am

    Ages 5-8 Instructors: Robin Hartmann, Adoria Maxberry, Kim Watling Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:45 pm January 28 // February 4, 11, 18, 25, // March 4, 11, 18 Tuition: $120 or sliding scale   This Art Workshop Series for Kids offers diverse opportunities..

  • Young at Art (9-12)

    • January 28, 2023 12:00 pm - March 18, 2023 1:30 pm

    Ages 9-12 Instructors: Robin Hartmann, Adoria Maxberry, Kim Watling Saturdays, 12:00 – 1:30 pm January 28 // February 4, 11, 18, 25, // March 4, 11, 18 Tuition: $120 or sliding scale   This Art Workshop Series for Kids offers diverse opportunities..

  • Teen Artists for Change: Winter 2023

    • January 29, 2023 2:00 pm - March 18, 2023 4:00 pm

    Ages 13 – Adults. Instructor: Asha White Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 pm Dates: Jan. 28 /// Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 /// March 4, 11, 18 Tuition: FREE Teen Artists for Change (TAC) is a club for diverse young artists in grades 7-12, who want..

  • Tellus Zine 22-23 Editorial Board

    • October 12, 2022 6:00 pm - April 26, 2023 7:30 pm

    Tellus Zine is a youth-led digital publication, showcasing art and creative writing by young adults from across Greater Cincinnati. It’s mission is to provide a platform for young people to express themselves bravely and creatively as a part of our diverse community.  ..

  • Registration begins March 1, 2023!

     

    10 Weeks, 23 Camps
    June 5 – August 11
    9:00am to 3:00pm daily

    Unleash your creativity and imagination this summer at Kennedy Heights Arts Center! We offer a variety of one-week camps for youth ages 5-13 exploring visual arts, music, creative writing, acting, animation, and design.
     

    Summer Camp Early Bird Special: Register & Pay by 11:59pm, April 1 for 10% off tuition with coupon code: SUMMER23 *Early Bird Discount cannot be used in combination with sliding scale rates.

    Sliding Scale Tuition Rates: Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make the arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale tuition rates are available for those in financial need, and range from 10%-65% of the full tuition based on household income. Click here to download an application. Email completed sliding scale applications to sarah@kennedyarts.org to receive a discount code to enter at checkout.

     
     

    Call for Summer Art Camp Volunteers!
    High school students can earn community service hours, gain leadership experience, and have fun as volunteers in our Summer Art Camps. Application deadline is Monday, April 3, 2023 More Details

     

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    Adult and Teen Classes

    Nurture your creativity, develop skills, reconnect with community, and learn from professional artists! 

    Registration is open for the WINTER2023 Term. Register by January 1 to receive 10% off with our Early Bird Discount! Use promo code WINTER2023 at checkout.  

    SLIDING SCALE: Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here apply.

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Tuition is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another course if the student withdraws at least five days prior to the beginning of the program.

     

     

  • Open Studio

    • January 25, 2023 10:00 am - March 29, 2023 1:00 pm

    Adults Facilitator: Lynne Gibb Wednesdays, 10:00am -1:00pm Dates: Jan. 25 /// Feb. 1, 22/// March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Tuition: FREE Join us in the studio for an open and social time with fellow artists of all practices and skill level as..

  • Clay Hand Building

    • January 23, 2023 6:30 pm - March 27, 2023 8:30 pm

    Ages 13 – Adult Instructor: Lynne Gibb Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm Dates: Jan. 23, 30  // Feb. 20, 27 // March 6, 13, 20, 27 Tuition: $190 or sliding scale                             ..

  • Portrait Drawing

    • January 25, 2023 6:00 pm - March 15, 2023 8:00 pm

    Ages 13 – Adults. Instructor: Paul Loehle Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm Jan. 25 /// Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22,  /// March 1, 8, 15 Tuition: $160 or sliding scale  Drawing is the vocabulary that unites all of the disciplines of art. This class will..

  • The Art of Collage

    • January 26, 2023 1:00 pm - March 16, 2023 3:00 pm

    Ages 13 – Adult Instructor: Karen Saunders Thursdays, 1:00-3:00pm Dates: Jan. 26 /// Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23/// March 2, 9, 16 Tuition:$160 or sliding scale  In this studio class for creating collage-based works, students will work through various methods and techniques for..

  • The Art of Watercolor

    • January 26, 2023 6:30 pm - March 16, 2023 8:30 pm

    Ages 13 – Adults. Instructor: Elizabeth Goldstein Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm Dates: Jan. 26 /// Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 /// March 2, 9, 16 Tuition: $160 or sliding scale Whether you are new to the medium of watercolor or are looking for a place..

  • Race and the City, a Virtual Book Club

    • January 26, 2023 6:30 pm - March 16, 2023 8:00 pm

    Ages 13 – Adults. Instructor: Melanie Moon Thursdays, 6:30-8:00pm Jan. 26 /// Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 /// March 2, 9, 16 Tuition: $20 or sliding scale                               ..

  • Teen Artists for Change: Winter 2023

    • January 29, 2023 2:00 pm - March 18, 2023 4:00 pm

    Ages 13 – Adults. Instructor: Asha White Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 pm Dates: Jan. 28 /// Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 /// March 4, 11, 18 Tuition: FREE Teen Artists for Change (TAC) is a club for diverse young artists in grades 7-12, who want..

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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 have included:

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

    For more information about bringing a Kennedy Heights Arts Center outreach program to your organization, please contact our Director of Education.

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