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Ages 6-8

Folk Dance & Film (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 17, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Turkey!

Folk Dance of Turkey (8:30am)
Join dancer and dance educator Christopher Yaeger to experience the folk dance traditions of Turkey. A class with lots of spirited movement, you learn steps, patterns and gestures of popular folk dances. 

Yeşilçam - The Hollywood of Turkey: Film (10:15am)
In the 1960’s everyone in Turkey could afford to go to the movies! Known as Yeşilçam, many of these low-cost films featured super heroes with super powers. Work with Julie and Gustavo Boada to create your super hero story. Then adapt it as a crankie, or a moving picture. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Payment plan available: $125 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid every four weeks.

Textiles & Mosaics (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 17, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Turkey!

Weaving a Magic Carpet: Textiles (8:30am)
Carpets from Turkey are known as kilims and are used as rugs, wall coverings, saddle pads, and some say, even for magical rides through the sky! Join artist Laurie Witzkowski to make your own basic loom, the kind used for centuries. Then weave a small kilim of bright colors. 

Hagia Sophia - A Mosaic Marvel (10:15am)
Built in the 600s, the Hagia Sophia has been a beautiful attraction for centuries in Istanbul. Built as a Christian Orthodox church, it was transformed into a mosque by the Ottomans. Work with artist Jeanette Dickinson to create geometric tiles inspired by those of the Hagia Sophia. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Drawing and Painting & Book Arts (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 17, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Turkey!

Iznik Ware Inspired Tiles: Drawing and Painting (12:30pm)
Iznik pottery first began in the town of Iznik, Turkey. Influenced by Chinese porcelain, Iznik pottery is painted with designs instead of glazed. Work with artist Jeanette Dickinson to design and paint your own set of Iznik-inspired tiles. 

Ebru Turkish Paper Marbling: Book Arts (2:15pm)
Ebru is the Turkish art of creating patterns with color pigments sprinkled into a pan of oily water. Dip your paper in and be ready for something magical. Join artist Meg Erke to learn the art of ebru and create a beautiful handmade book. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Payment plan available: $125 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid every four weeks.

Mixed Media & Puppetry (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 17, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Turkey!

A Caravan of Camels: Mixed Media (12:30pm)
Turkish camels mainly have one hump. Known as a ‘beast of burden’ they transport goods and people and also provide milk. Create your own camel using papier maché, found objects, and fabric. Then enjoy a tasty sweet treat made from camel's milk! 

The Magic of Shadow Puppets (2:15pm)
Talking animals, flying horses, birds that magically change into beautiful maidens, magical objects all come alive in Turkish fairy tales. Work with artist Anne Sawyer to create colorful shadow puppets in the Turkish Karagoz style to retell Turkish folktales. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Textiles & Sculpture (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 17, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Turkey!

Crochet Turkish Style: Textiles (12:30pm)
Turkish crochet or Oya, is a type of thread crochet that uses a small hook and specific types of stitches to create a lacy design. Work with artist Julie Boada to learn the basics of crochet. Then try your hand at Oya crocheting to create wearable art. 

The Art of Doll Making: Sculpture (2:15pm)
Join artist Gustavo Boada to create your own hand sewn Turkish folkart doll using papier maché. Paint the facial features. Then use a variety of fabrics and trims to sew an outfit for your doll inspired by regional dress. This class is geared for both boys and girls. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Payment plan available: $125 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid every four weeks.




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