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Frequently Asked Questions

Are classes open to everyone?
Yes! But you must have a North Canton Public Library card to register.

How do I register for a class?
Children’s art class registration is accepted online only

Adult art class registration may be completed online or by paper form. Paper registration forms are available near the front entrance of the library.

How do I pay for my class?
You may pay:

  • Online with a credit card
  • With cash (please include student name and chosen class with payment)
  • With a check made out to “North Canton Public Library” (please include student name and chosen class with payment)

An art class payment drop box is located on the main floor across from the library’s front desk.
PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not confirmed until your payment is received.

Do you offer any free art classes?
Yes! The majority of our classes have a small fee, but we do offer a few classes at no charge. Like all of our classes, these are filled on a first come, first served basis. 

Do I need to bring my own supplies?
Supplies are provided by the library for all classes unless otherwise specified in the class description.

Why are classes canceled sometimes?
In the event that a class does not meet the minimum required registrant number, the class may be canceled. If you’ve registered for a class that has to be canceled, your credit card will be refunded or your check/cash will be returned to you. Information regarding any canceled classes will be sent to the email address you provide at the time of registration. Class cancelations will also be posted in the library and online.

What if I registered for a class, but need to cancel my registration?
If the registration deadline has not yet passed, please email Elizabeth at gallery@northcantonlibrary.org. We cannot accept registration cancelations after the registration deadline.

Art class confirmation.  If you have not yet paid please bring your payment to the first class.
You may still register for a class that is HELD and not FULL

If you have paid for a class online that has been canceled your card will automatically be refunded.


Free Family Art Classes
Registration Required

HELD – Goodnight Moon, Hello Art Room
For children of all ages with an adult
Saturdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Reading the book, “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown in this class will inspire your children to use their imagination when designing their very own room. A variety of art supplies will be available to help create their dream room including boxes, crayons, markers, glue, wallpaper, fabric, wood and more. Registration for this class ends March 29.
Instructor: Kathy Cancelliere

HELD – Art and Craft for the Family
For children ages five and up with at least one adult
Saturdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Introducing an open art studio for families! Children (ages 5 and up), parents and grandparents can share the fun of making spring related projects such as flowers, butterflies and gifts. Registration for this class ends April 19.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes


Children’s Art Classes
Session One

Session Fee: $18
(four classes beginning the first week of April)
Registration ends March 29
An email confirming classes will be sent March 30.

HELD – You Are My Sunshine
For preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult
Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 from 11 a.m.-12p.m.
In this morning preschool class, the parent or caregiver and child will be creating fun art projects together. Materials used will include paint, crayons, markers, clay and other mixed media. Watch your little sunshine sparkle with imagination while sharing this special time with you.
Instructor: Kathy Cancelliere

HELD – ABC’s of Art…Art Blooms With Creativity
For preschoolers ages 3-5*
Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 from 2-3 p.m.
This preschool class will encourage your child to experiment with many different media including paint, markers, crayons, fabric, buttons, popsicle sticks and more. We will spend our afternoons creating projects that will include springtime mobiles, collage boxes, paintings of trees and more. Children will learn about mixing colors and using different painting techniques. Register to join us for blooming color fun!
Instructor: Kathy Cancelliere

* This preschool class is for children ages 3-5, who are able to participate in a classroom setting independently, and are potty-trained.  A parent/caretaker is required to stay on North Canton Public Library property for the duration of preschool classes.

HELD – Colors of Spring
For children in grades K-2
Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
In this class, students will celebrate the colors of spring by creating a giant butterfly, a clay pendant for a necklace with beads, and a creatively beautiful self-portrait.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

HELD – Real and Imaginary Designs
For children in grades 3-5
Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 from 6-7 p.m.
Come explore the real and imaginary while we use elements of design. We will use circles, squares and lines to paint, paste, draw and create tiny treasure boxes and other fun art projects.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

HELD – Home School Class
For homeschooled students in grades K-3
Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Painting was first discovered in caves and has an amazing history. Learn about a famous artist each week and make your own art with pencils, paint, and clay.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes


Children’s Art Classes
Session Two (begins first week of May)

Session Fee: $18
Registration ends April 19
An email confirming classes will be sent April 21.

HELD – ABC’s of Art…Art Blooms With Creativity
For preschoolers ages 3-5*
Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
This preschool class will encourage your child to experiment with many different media including paint, markers, crayons, fabric, buttons, popsicle sticks and more. We will spend our afternoons creating projects that will include springtime mobiles, collage boxes, paintings of trees and more. Children will learn about mixing colors and using different painting techniques. Register to join us for blooming color fun!
Instructor: Kathy Cancelliere

* This preschool class is for children ages 3-5, who are able to participate in a classroom setting independently, and are potty-trained.  A parent/caretaker is required to stay on North Canton Public Library property for the duration of preschool classes.   

HELD/FULL – You Are My Sunshine
For preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult
Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 from 2-3 p.m.
In this morning preschool class, the parent or caregiver and child will be creating fun art projects together. Materials used will include paint, crayons, markers, clay and other mixed media. Watch your little sunshine sparkle with imagination while sharing this special time with you.
Instructor: Kathy Cancelliere

HELD – Spring Critters
For children in grades K-2
Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 from 6-7 p.m.
Explore and find spring critters in the art classroom. We will create projects using paper, paint and clay. We’ll bring fish, frogs, insects, snakes and more critters to life with our art.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

HELD – Crazy Critters in Clay
For children in grades K-2
Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Have a wild time creating crazy critters with air-dry clay. Paint and embellish your own creature and take it home this spring.
Instructor: Clare Aitken

The following were canceled due to lack in enrollment
CANCELED – “Mixed up Media” for children in grades 3-5
CANCELED – “Spring Break in the Art Room” for children in grades 3-5
CANCELED – “Home School Class” for homeschooled students in grades 4-6

 


Adult Art Classes

Registration ends March 29.
An email confirming classes will be sent March 30.

HELD – Watercolor Secrets
Class Fee: $45
Saturdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6, 13, 20, 27
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tried watercolor and it’s too pasty . . . or too muddy?  Let the Watercolor Wizard teach you the secrets to creating watercolors that glow.
Instructor: Nancy Stewart Matin

Watercolor Secrets Supply List

HELD – Winter Make-up Class for Watercolor with Rudy
Class Fee: $30
Mondays, April 17, 24 and May 1 , 8, 15, 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rudy Amatangelo
This special class is a continuation of Rudy’s winter 2017 class and is open only to those students who attended that class.

Watercolor with Rudy Supply List


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Art Class Email List