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Art classes for preschoolers.

In our art classes for preschoolers our mission is to encourage the children to enhance and explore their natural creativity through an art-rich curriculum that includes drawing, painting and collage. At this age, children are still developing their fine motor skills. Through eye-hand coordination exercises, we help improve the way they transfer on paper what they are seeing.

At this age, the kids are like sponges and they absorb all information we provide. We teach preschoolers how to construct forms using simple shapes, apply basic art elements and concepts that will enrich their art projects.

We help kids learn to use different media and techniques using watercolor, tempera paint, oil pastels and markers.

By using these media in fun-filled lessons, we look to ignite children’s imagination and creative exploration. Our aim is to nurture a love for art that touches the hearts and souls of our students. Above all, we value the artistic process over the end product!

During the school year: Our on-going weekly classes for children run from September to May. You can enroll any time if we have space in the class.  You do not need to wait for the beginning of the month to enroll (we will pro-rate tuition if that is the case).

The students will take advantage of our small teacher/ratio having a quality instruction while developing a love for art. If you do not find space in the class you want, please register in the waiting list, and we will contact you with some options.

The tuition covers FOUR consecutive art classes which meet once a week. There is a $35 admin fee every quarter (due in September, December and March) except over the summer. We provide all the materials for the art classes and host two student art exhibit shows (“Gallery Day”) per year.

During Summers: Our schedule changes to open space for half-day Summer Camps in the mornings and afternoons as well as a reduced number of weekly classes.

You can start classes any time! We will pro-rate your tuition if you start in the middle of the month.
Select one of our three locations below:

NW Austin - Kids 4-5 years old


2018-2019 Schedule
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Cedar Park - Kids 4-5 years old.


2018-2019 Schedule
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SW Austin - Kids 4-5 years old.


2018-2019 Schedule
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KIDS 4-5 Class Details

Our mission for kids this age is to encourage, enhance and explore their natural creativity through an art-rich curriculum that includes drawing, painting and collage. At this age, children are still developing their fine motor skills. Through eye-hand coordination exercises, we help improve the way they transfer on paper what they are seeing.

We teach kids how to construct forms using simple shapes, apply basic art elements and concepts that will enrich their art projects.

We help kids learn to use different media and techniques using watercolor, tempera paint, oil pastels and markers.

By using these media in fun-filled lessons, we look to ignite children's imagination and creative exploration. Our aim is to nurture a love for art that touches the hearts and souls of our students. Above all, we value the artistic process over the end product!

When can I enroll in a class?
You can enroll anytime as long as we have space in the class. The tuition for the first month will be prorated based on your enrollment date. For tuition fees, please see our class schedule tab.

What do I need to bring to class?
We provide the material for all children's classes. You do not need to bring anything but your child.

Can I be with my child in the classroom?
We believe children should be able to enjoy and focus on their art class. For this reason, we ask parents to wait in the lobby or waiting area to avoid disruptions in the class.

What if my child misses a class?
If you need to miss a class, you can make-up your missed class by attending another class. You will need to contact us to schedule your make-up class. To make-up a class you need to be enrolled and in good standing. However, there is ABSOLUTELY NO PRORATING NOR REFUND for missed classes. "Missed" classes cannot be used as a "class credit" for the next session.

Can I make-up a class in any of the locations?
Yes, but we encourage to bring your child at the same location where their portfolio is stored.

How young can the student be to enroll in a class?
Students can start as young as four years old depending upon their level of maturity (how the child handles being without Mom or Dad at their side). For more information or special requests, please contact us.

How is Art Plus Academy different from other art classes?
Our continued class approach (as opposed to a one-time class), small groups and focus on technique, allow us to take each student from a beginner level to an intermediate or advanced level through skill development and freedom to foster individually creativity.

Do you offer scholarships or reduced tuition?
We believe in providing the best teachers and facilities to our students and unfortunately cannot afford to offer reduced tuition or scholarships.

Additional questions?
Please feel free to send an email or call us. We’d love to hear from you and provide you with the information you need!

 

1. TUITION and FEES

ART + Academy weekly classes are held from September to May and you can enroll any time during that period. No need to wait for beginning of the month, we will pro-rate your tuition.

During Summer, we mainly provide Summer Camps and a reduced number of weekly classes throughout the week.

FOR WEEKLY CLASSES:

For students in the Children and Teen classes, Tuition covers FOUR consecutive art classes which meet once a week. There is a $35 admin fee every quarter (due in September, December and March) except over the summer. We provide all the materials for the art classes and host two student art exhibit shows (“Gallery Day”) per year. If you start classes in the middle of the trimester, your admin fee will be pro-rated. 

Adult students are responsible for his/her own material. There is an annual registration fee  for all adult students. This fee is pro-rated depending on your enrollment date.

 Tuition will be charged to your credit card during the first week of each month. If you rather use an alternative payment method, such as a check, please pay a week prior to the next month in order to avoid the charge to your card.    

FOR SUMMER CAMPS:

Payment is due upon registration.

All tuition and fees are non-refundable. Please read our make-up class and cancellation policy.

 2. CANCELLATION POLICY

FOR WEEKLY CLASSES:

To cancel a class and stop the monthly payments, please send an email to info@artplusacademy.com no later than the 15th of the month to avoid next month’s tuition charge. Please notice that there are no refunds for tuition and fees that are already paid.

FOR SUMMER CAMPS:

Withdrawal from a summer camp session are refunded minus a $30 cancellation fee provided you give us an eight (8) days advance notice. Due to instructor/school preparation costs, no refunds will be granted seven (7) days or less prior to the summer camp session's start date.

3.  MISSED /MAKE-UP CLASS POLICY

FOR WEEKLY CLASSES:

To request a make-up class, fill-out our "Schedule a make-up" form, located at the bottom of our website and allow 48hrs to be processed. A student can request to make-up a class of the same age group, if their monthly tuition is paid. A student can attend a make-up class, provided there is room available, and you have received a confirmation email. However, there is ABSOLUTELY NO PRORATING NOR REFUND for missed classes. "Missed" classes cannot be used as a "class credit" for the next session.

If you are absent for your make-up class, you are ineligible to reschedule this class. You must contact us at least 48hrs before the make-up class to reschedule.

FOR SUMMER CAMPS:

There are no make-up classes or refunds if campers miss a day(s) of their camp.

4. CLASS POLICIES

* PARENTS IN WAITING AREA -

Our three locations are equipped with a lobby/waiting area for parents who wish to wait while students are in class. Please be aware that parents ARE NOT ALLOWED to sit in the class or inside the studio area. Parents in the classroom during class can be disruptive to the teacher, other students, and your own child. Please wait in the lobby area until the class has finished. Please contact us if you have any specific concerns about this policy.

 * DROP OFF/PICK UP AND PUNCTUALITY -

Please be on time for your class. Do not "drop off" your child early or leave him/her at the studio past their class time. Our staff needs time to get ready for the next class or go home at the end of the day. We are not equipped to watch/babysit children that are not enrolled on a class.  There is a $2 fee per minute for children picked up after our 10 min tolerance window.

5.  INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, the decision to open or close ART+ Academy will be made as follows:

- For morning classes the decision will be done by 8:30 am.

- For afternoon classes the decision will be done by 1 p.m.

Please note that ART+ Academy DOES NOT follow local school district closings.

 We will communicate class cancellations using the following methods:

-Mass e-mail to all families.

-Text-message (to those families who opted-in and activated this option).

-A post in our website in the page "Student's Corner"

-Our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/artplusacademy/

If classes are suspended due to inclement weather, students can make up their classes following our make-up procedure. ART+ Academy does not refund or credit for classes cancelled due to inclement weather closures.

We also want to stress that the safety of our students and families is of the utmost importance to us and we want everyone to use their best judgment at all times and make a judicious decision for you and your family based on road conditions in your area. Even though we may be open for classes, please don't feel like you need to travel to the studio if you are questioning the safety of your trip. We will work with you to arrange a make-up class. Our ultimate goal with this policy is to keep everyone safe

Our Academy is for all ages!

  • My child is too young...

    Your child will develop fine motor skills, a love for art, and problem solving skills as young as 4 years old.
  • I do not see a time that works for me...

    Give us a call and let us know your needs.
  • Want Additional Reasons to Start?

    Drawing allows children, teens and adults alike to find a creative way to express themselves. It is a tool to develop and express ideas and a source of joy, confidence and self-esteem.
    “Creativity enables Innovation” - Read “STEAM and not STEM” whitepaper on why Art Education is key to creativity.

Pursue your dream! Signup for an Art Class today with us because we love to share what we know about Art.
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