YAK (Young Artists Kollective) is an interactive themed-based educational program where young artists problem-solve, use exciting new art materials, look at and learn about NC art and artists and meet fellow artists.  

Time and Day:  4:00-5:15 PM on the first Tuesday of the month for k-2nd graders and the second Tuesday for 3rd-6th graders.

Cost: Each four-month session (one meeting per month) is $35. 



February 5 & 12 | Self Portraits in Watercolor

YAK members will investigate this classic medium as we create inventive self-portraits.


March 5 & 12 | Kirigami Mask

YAK members will learn about Kirigami, the Japanese art of paper cutting, using simple cutting and hole-punching techniques to create one-of-a-kind, wearable masks.


April 2 & 9 | Paper Pulp Painting

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day and what better way than to create beautiful works of art by recycling paper. YAK members will be astounded at the simple and fun the process of making a painting from paper pulp.


May 7 & 14 | Sharpie Tie Dye

We are bringing back a YAK favorite! Kids will create whimsical patterns using colorful sharpies and a little rubbing alcohol. It’s totally RAD!