The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University announces spring art classes for all ages, beginning in late January. Professional educators address the needs of both beginners and advanced students, with opportunities to draw from both live models and the museum’s collection.
Classes include: Drawing Club for Children (6 to 8 years old) and Young People (9 to 14 years old) and meet Wednesdays after school, beginning January 29 and March 5, respectively; ZAM Session for Teens and Young Adults and the Zimmerli Drawing Society for Adults meet on select Saturday afternoons, beginning February 22. To register, contact the Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (848) 932.7237.
Zimmerli’s popular Drawing Club for Children and Young People meets five Wednesdays from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Sessions for 6-to 8-year-olds run January 29 through February 26. Youngsters from 9 to 14 years in age meet March 5 through April 2. The fee is $50 for Zimmerli members and $75 for nonmembers. Children discover the secrets of drawing, learning various techniques — including pencil and charcoal — and such genres as still life and portraiture.
ZAM Session for Teens and Young Adults meets six Saturdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.: February 22, March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19, and May 3. The fee is $60 for Zimmerli members and $80 for nonmembers. ZAM Session is a dynamic art program that offers young artists the opportunity to develop their skills in a museum setting, an inspiring environment for college-bound students.
Drawing Society for Adults (18 and older) meets six Saturdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: February 22, March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19, and May 3. The fee is $100 for Zimmerli members and $135 for nonmembers. Each session is overseen by a master artist. The museum provides drawing boards, and select sessions include live models; participants are asked to bring their own drawing pads, portable easels, and other suggested materials.
The Zimmerli Art Museum is located at 71 Hamilton Street at George Street on the College Avenue campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and the first Wednesday of each month (except August), 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of August. For advanced registration (required), visit: www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu. For more information, call 848.932.7237 or visit the museum’s website: www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.