“We learned things, and experimented with things. That makes me a better artist.” - Elise, Youth Student

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Youth Art Works

Ages 5-13
Offered Saturdays during the school year

So much fun they don’t know they’re learning! Pratt’s youth program is specifically designed to foster an appreciation of art for students age 5 – 13.  Pratt introduces students to a variety of materials, to evoke curiosity, and hone their natural creativity. Professional artists teach eager students with an emphasis on exploration in a fun environment where they can express their creativity and gain self-confidence. Students utilize these new skills in their academic classrooms.

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Looking for an exciting summer program that boosts creativity? Try Pratt’s Summer Art Camp for ages 7 – 12! Campers will explore a weekly theme while drawing, painting and building sculptures to create original art that is sure to make for a memorable summer.   Summer art camps are taught by a professional teaching artist.

Click here for details on 2014 Summer Art Camps!

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Free! Sunday Art Classes

Ages 5-13 during the school year

Youth Art Works offers free experiential arts classes to youth ages 5 – 13 on Sundays.  Students will explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art.  Activities and mediums change each 8 week session.  Priority is given to students from the Central Area.  Advance registration is required and a voluntary pay-as- you-can tuition of $15 – $100 is suggested.

This program will begin again in Late September.  There are no summer weekend classes.

April 27 – June 22, registration begins March 3

No class 5/24

1-2pm ages 5-7

2:30-4pm ages 8-10

4:40-6pm ages 11-13

Youth Art by Emily Brewer

For more information contact:
Myra Kaha, Youth and Teen Manager
206-328-2200 x224

Download Registration Form Here.
Pratt’s Youth Art Works programs are sponsored by funding from the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Fales teachers imageFoundation Trust, Laird Norton Family Foundation, Lucky Seven Foundation, Harrington Schiff Foundation, McEachern Charitable Trust, National Endowment for the Arts, Target, and private donors.

Have fun year round!  All of Pratt’s Youth classes are offered three times a year starting around September, January and March.


NEW! – Online registration for Youth and Teens!

Pratt Youth and Teen Waiver