Kindle your students’ creativity with hands-on arts workshops in drawing, painting, clay, sculpture, drama, music, and dance. Combine multiple workshops together or mix in a visit to our galleries, sculpture field, or theatre for young audiences to design a day of unique arts experiences tailored to your group.
You can view our menu of options below and fill out this form to request a customized field trip quote: Field Trip Request Form
Price: Workshops are priced at $5.50 per student/ per workshop unless otherwise indicated on the menu of options below.
Funding Support: Title 1 schools receive a discounted rate of $4.00 per student. Funding assistance, for organizations that serve a high population of youth eligible for free or reduced lunch, is also available. To request funding assistance, please fill out this form: Funding Assistance Form.
To request a workshop for your group of students, please fill out the form below.
Available field trips for groups of up to 30 children, at the Arvada Center
Tailored to each age group, this workshop of theatre games, improvisation, pantomime, and movement serves as a drama overview to stimulate imagination and encourage vocal and physical creativity. From tongue twisters to team-building games, participants learn skills and techniques used in the world of acting.
Children explore connections between body, mind, and imagination as they are invited to physically create a variety of animals and objects. The instructor uses recorded music, percussion instruments, and handclapping to guide imaginative movement and creative play. Students learn focus, listening skills, and gross motor skills.
Participants are introduced to acting concepts through a series of creative activities. Students then become actors in an adapted version of one of the plays listed below. Given costumes, props, and a few key lines, participants magically bring each story to life! Plays available for Playmaking include:
● The Rainbow Fish: Based on the book, the journey of the Rainbow Fish comes to life!
● Grumpy Monkey: Jim Panzee is in a terrible mood, but his jungle buddies can’t understand what’s wrong in this story that explores feelings and friendship.
Participants explore rhythm, music, and body movement as they utilize their bodies in familiar and novel ways throughout this active movement workshop.
In this workshop, students form a structure of their own imagination by utilizing a modified printing technique to “build” their own piece of architecture in two dimensions.
This workshop supports Essential Skill-building in: initiative, perseverance, and innovation skill-building.
Hooray for mistakes! In this workshop, students learn to let go of perfection and celebrate their creativity with every “oops”. Students get the chance to listen to the story Beautiful Oops! and use a variety of art materials to make their own masterpiece, utilizing ‘accidents’ like torn paper and spilled paint as creative inspiration.
Colorado’s amazing landscapes and rock formations are the foundation of this unique take on the landscape. In this workshop students tear and paste in layers to create images inspired by our natural landscape.
In this experiential clay workshop, students read a story about pizza, open-mindedness, and community before getting messy crafting their own clay pizza!