Middle School

Three two-week VIRTUAL sessions for students 10-13 years old, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. studio specific sessions & 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. open studio sessions. Students will work in three of our four studios creating a variety of projects. All materials and tools needed will be provided prior to the start of class. Sessions will be conducted with Zoom’s free video conferencing software via your computer, cellphone, or favorite device that has access to the web.

July 6–17, 2020

Ceramics, Design, Photo
Snack Attack: Make plates, bowls, and trays for snacking.
All About Painting: Use acrylic, watercolor, and oil paint to make contemporary art.
Black & White Film Photography: Learn something new that’s old in the darkroom.

July 20–31, 2020

Design, Photo, Digital
Small Sculpture: Use wire, plastic, papier-mâché and more to create intimate art.
Plant One on Me: We’ll explore the plant life around our region with photography.
3D Modeling & Printing: Learn 3D modeling technology and create a laser en­graved clock and a 3D miniature project to be printed.

Aug. 3–13, 2020

Digital, Ceramics, Photo
3D Printed Custom Chocolate Molds
: Design your own custom chocolate mold using 3-D modeling software, and have it 3D printed (and shipped to you) so you can actually taste what you made on a computer.
Wildlife Ceramics: Create birdhouses, bird feeders, and more for the wildlife in your yard.
Photo Hunt: Explore the world around us and take some digital pictures.


For availability and other questions, please contact Jill Wiggins at  jwiggins@manchesterbidwell.org.

To apply, fill out the application form here.