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Grades 1–4
Saturday afternoons
1-3 pm
March 21-May 16*
*no class April 11
Fee: $175 member* | $195 non-member
*Membership discounts apply to those with Household memberships and above
Instructor: Erin Casey

Students explore Michener galleries weekly, and use works in the exhibitions as take-off points for their own art making; they also work from photographs, observation, and imagination. Students will use pencil, charcoal, oil and chalk pastels, acrylic and watercolor paints, and an array of sculpture materials including air-dry clay and plaster-craft in this program.

Faculty member Erin Casey (formerly Erin McInerney) received a BS in Art Education from Saint Joseph’s University in 2007 and a Masters of Education at Cabrini College in 2013. As an undergraduate student she studied art in Rome, Italy. After graduating she taught with the Big Picture Program for Philadelphia Mural Arts, assisting in creating the largest mural in Philadelphia. She is currently an elementary art teacher at Simon Butler Elementary, in the Central Bucks School District. She began teaching Saturday art classes at the Michener in 2014. In the summer, Erin teaches a variety of classes at the Michener. Erin continues to create art independently in the form of painting, stained glass and jewelry making.