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Sarratt Youth Art Institute

Sarratt Youth Art Institute (SYAI) will tour the globe with our theme “A Wonderful World of Art”.  Each day of the week is a new opportunity to explore the art and cultures of the major continents and regions around the world. Grades K – 6  will use clay, metals, fibers, paint, photography, paper and other materials to create their own versions of art that are based on traditions and influences that have been passed down for years in these various countries and regions. Grades 7 – 10 will have focused lessons on specific art mediums and we’ve listed the studio techniques below on our schedule.

Registration and Tuition Information

Tuition for summer 2020 is $280.00 per child per week. This cost includes art instruction and all supplies.   Receive a $40.00 Early Bird discount by registering between February 3 and April 1. No code is required.

Registration will open on Monday February 3, 2020. Please register your child for the grade level that they will be entering in Fall 2020. Registration can now be done from this page by selecting the week you’d like and choosing the appropriate grade level. Returning parents, you’ll be able to use your child;’s account from the past summer. New parents will create an account for their child during the registration process. Please note = this system does not allow for family accounts. Instead, each child will need their own account in the system.


Transfers – We are always happy to assist with a transfer if space is available in the class.

Refunds – Students/parents must request to withdraw from a weekly session no later than 5 business days prior to the first class meeting. Please contact us at or 615-343-0491 to request a withdrawal and refund. Refunds will no be issued after the first day which is a Monday. *Please note that credit card refunds cannot be given after 120 days from the purchase date, instead we will work with you to request a check refund from the University. Our registration system does not allow for the option of a credit towards a future class.

Tour The World Through Art 2020 – Each day of the week week grades K-6 travel to a different region of the world to explore the art and culture. Through a variety of materials and techniques students will learn about art from Africa, Asia, India, South America, Mexico and Europe.  Grades 7 – 10 will explore studio techniques as listed on our schedule. Please note our program for grades 7 = 10 will not begin until week 4.

SYAI Schedule for Summer 2020

Week 1 June 1 – 5 Grades K – 3 and 4 – 6

Week 2 June 8 – -10 Grades K-3 and 4 – 6

Week 3 June 15 – 19 Grades K-3 and 4 – 6

Week 4 June 22 – 26 Grades K-3 and 4 – 6  Grades 7 – 10 Jewelry /Pottery

Closed June 29 – July 3 for July 4th Holiday Week

Week 5 July 6 = 10 Grades K-3 and Grades 4-6 Grades 7-10 Fused Glass/Pottery

Week 6 July 13 – 17 Grades K-3 and Grades 4 – 6 Grades 7 – 10 Jewelry/Fiber Arts

Week 7 July 20 – 24 Grades K-and Grades 4 – 6 Grades 7 – 10 Mixed Media Photography/Pottery

Week 8 July 27 – 31 Grades K-3 Grades 4 – 6 Grades 7 – 10 Fused Glass/Pottery

SYAI class hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Arrival time is from 8:30am to 8:55am.  Pick up time is from 4:00pm to 4:30pm.                                                                                      We are not able to offer Before and After Care in this program. Information about drop off and pick up location will be sent in an email about two weeks prior ro each week.

Please note that lunch and snacks are not provided in the tuition rates. Children must bring their own food and drinks.