Youth Programs

We have drawing and photography classes for children and teens! Programs run through Summer, register early! Read More…


Art Classes

Drawing Realistically W/ Ellen Moran

Ages 10-13

Day: Mondays

Time: 10am-12 noon

Dates: 6 week class, meets July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27

Cost: $110

Class is limited to 6 students

Description: Students will do fun pencil drawing exercises (some of which are from Betty Edwards’s “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain”) to help them improve their observation and drawing skills.

Materials: Sketch Book (at least 9″x12″ and not newsprint), 2B, 4B, and 6B drawing pencils, kneaded eraser, 12″ ruler





Photography Workshops

Youth Photography: Shots that POP!


Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM
Cost: $140

Ages 11-16

*Important! When ordering online, please include your child’s name and age in the order notes*

Go beyond snapshots and selfies.  Explore your creativity through digital photography. We will photograph in several locales and create pictures that grab a viewer’s attention. Improve your skills and while enjoying the opportunity to explore the area. You’ll emerge with a portfolio of best shots ready to print or use in a slide show to share with family and friends.

Monday, August 6—In the Studio: Photography Basics, composition fundamentals,  and tips to improve your shots.

Tuesday, August 7—Photo Shoot: Hyannis Waterfront

Wednesday, August 8 —Photo Shoot: Dowses Beach, Osterville

 Thursday, August 9—Photo Shoot: Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

 Friday, August 10—In the Studio: Post Processing, Sharing, Critique

You may bring your own camera (point and shoot, DSLR, or cell phone) and the manual if you can find it or use one of our loaners. A laptop will be helpful on the last day of class. (Not ChromeBooks)

Drop-Off and Pick-Up Locations:
Monday:Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Rte. 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630
Tuesday: Hyannis Public Library, 401 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Wednesday: Dowses Beach Parking Lot, 348 E. Bay Road, Osterville, MA 02655
Thursday: Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road
Barnstable, MA 02637
Friday: Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Rte. 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630