Art Lab offers kids classes for ages 3 and up. Pre- K – classes for the littlest artists, ages 3-5. Typically these classes are two hours in length and are intended to introduce formal art concepts using age-appropriate materials and methods.
The Art School at Snug Harbor. The Art Lab is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and a school of fine and applied art located in Staten Island, New York on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens. The school was founded in 1975 by a group of professional artists who wanted to give Staten Island a home where quality art instruction, exhibitions, and events could take place. Today, Art Lab continues this tradition in providing exceptional art opportunities to Staten Island and the greater metropolitan community.
Children’s Art – Children’s Art classes are for artists ages 6-8. We offer Children’s Art which is mixed media and introduces children to painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture in age-appropriate projects. Creations focus on the use of color and also explores drawing, painting, and sculpting. Projects will be designed to inspire your child’s artistic imagination while teaching art principles.
Young People’s Art – Young People’s Art classes serve the age group of 8-12 and are either focused or mixed media classes. There is typically a larger group of focused classes to choose from in this age group and those classes can include comic book art, anime, drawing, and painting. These classes are typically two hours and take place either after-school or on a weekend day.
Teen Art – Teen Art classes are for ages 13 – 18 and also have an advanced category serving the same age group. Teen classes are usually two hours and can meet in the after school or evening and weekend hours. These classes are focused and can include photography, inking comics, and sculpture.