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Sarratt Youth Art Institute

In compliance with University policies for covid-19, Sarratt youth art institute is for summer 2021. .The information on this page is being saved here for future summers.

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. Techniques taught to grades 7 – 10: Pottery involves creating objects from clay on the potter’s wheel and by hand; Fused Glass is the process of cutting and designing pieces of glass and then fusing to to a base layer of glass qhuc =h make tiles, small bowls, and jewelry; Jewelry techniques involve cutting, sawing, piercing, texturing sheets of copper as well as wire and bead techniques to create jewelry; Fiber Arts is a “catch all” category of weaving, quilting, knitting, paper making, books arts, printing techniques and more. We typically  focus on tapestry weaving, tying and dyeing fabric, paper making and book arts; Mixed Media Photography involves learning about black and white film photography to print images in the dark room that are then incorporated in to works that involve paint, collages drawing, and printing techniques.

Registration and Tuition Information

In compliance with University policies for covid-19, Sarratt youth art institute is closed for summer 2021.The information on this page is being saved here for future summers

Refunds/Transfers

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 david.f.heustess@vanderbilt.edu 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.

In compliance with University policies for covid-19, Sarratt youth art institute is closed for summer 2021. .The information on this page is being saved here for future summers.

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.