The Open Studio was rated 4 in the Jerusalem Foundation’s top 10 Family Friendly things to do over the summer! Now that fall is here, don’t let your children miss their opportunity to be part of the fun! Our chugim begin on Monday September 5th and run for 30 weeks. Garanteed small group size – All workshops are limited to ten participants, space is first come first served. Not sure which chug to sign up for yet? Try our our Drop-In Class Card, details below…Our NEW LOCATION is on HaPalmach 33 (just accross the street from Bank Hapoalim in the Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem).
The cornerstone chug of the Open Studio. While we focus on a different art form each month, children are also given the freedom to design their own creative experiences & projects, explore, tinker & create in an English immersion environment appropriate for all levels. Some examples: Paper Arts, Mosaics, Drawing & Painting, Eco Arts, Tinkering, Sculpture, Jewelry Making & More. 1 hr, once per week – 265 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Mondays 3-4pm with possible pick up from Evelina school, Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Thursdays 5-6pm
2D /3D Art
The first half of the year we will focus on the fundamental elements of design in drawing & painting: light & shadow, composition, texture, line and color and learning how to look and represnt the world around us. We will draw in perspective and create still life art using pencils, chalks, charcoal, watercolors and acrylic painting on canvas in plein air (outdoors). The second half of the year, we will move on to 3 dimensional art forms: sculpture in wood, plaster, recycled materials, wire and paper mache. Ages 7-12. 265 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Mondays 4-5pm & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Fizz, Pop, Bang: The Science of Art
Last year’s most popular chug is back! Here we will explore what happens when art meets science. We will learn about mixtures, solutions, absorption, magnetism, gravity, temperature, and more in this STEAM inspired weekly workshop. Ages 4-8. 265 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm possible pick up from Yehuda HaLevi School.
English through Baking & Art
Children cook their way through the English alphabet while learning to appreciate eating healthy food. Children will learn how to form and read letters, identify sounds and sort by word families and blends. Children will create their own alphabet book of their activities and recipies. Ages 4-7. 265 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Open Studio Masters
Open Studio alumni will have the opportunity to learn more advanced skills and push themselves to the next level. In addition to our weekly chug, students receive an unlimited studio pass to work on their own projects throughout the week. Each month we will also visit an artist to hear about their work or a various exhibition at the Israel Museum. Ages 11 and up. 340nis per month (includes unlimited pass to the Open Studio, trip fees not included) Mondays 5:30-7pm AND monthly trip Thursday evening or Friday afternoons.
Young entrepreneurs will create their own business from idea to finished product. We will learn about and experience budgeting, marketing, production, online sales & more as each child builds his or her own business. 265 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Sundays 6-7pm
Tinker Lab & Maker Space
Come and play in our brand new Maker Space. Robots that light up, spin around, scultpures that dance and more. Build whatever you like using batteries, electronic components, motors, recycled materials, electric paint and anything else we have on hand. 285 nis/month, unlimited monthly card – 485nis Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm & Thursdays 4-5:30pm
Art for the Little Guys
A special weekly workshop for Parents AND Children focusing on sensory exploration, process and movement art for improving fine and gross motor skills. Taught in English and especially geared for little hands. Ages 2.5-4, 265 nis/month Wednesdays 16:30-17:30
Everything you need to know to make your own movies. We will use professional equipment including 360 degree goggles, aerial drones and more. We will cover filming, script writing, set design, editing, special effects & more. Ages 10-14, 300 nis/month Sundays 5-6pm
Learn from professional comic artist, Shlomi Charka as he takes children through the process of creating a character, its surroundings, a story line and more. Children will create and develop their own comic strips, superheroes and more. 295 nis/month.Tuesdays 16:30-17:30
Not sure yet which chug your child will like? Open Studio Special!!! Drop-In Punch Card
- Come to as many of our chugim as you’d like before you commit to a chug in November
- Purchase by September 15th, 7 studio visits for 500nis
- Can be shared among a family (adult courses as well)
- . Come to any class at the Open Studio
- Punch cards will be valid until November 15th 2016
- Limited spaces available in each chug – reservations must be made 24 hours in advance