Kids Programs

Kids Programs

Open Studio Hub!

Time: Wednesdays, 3pm-6pm (extended hours when classes in session)
Cost: Free
Description: A place for teens and young people to create…imagine…and inspire

Draw… Paint… Craft.
Do homework… listen to music… read.
Create a book club, chess club, music club, writer’s/poetry club, art club!
Join Yoga, Ukulele Group, CreativeSpace, and more!

Saturday Classes

Every Saturday of the month there will be something different for you to create. For the young aspiring artists!

All About the Arts

Time: 1st Saturday of the month, 11am – 12:30 pm
Cost: $10 registration in advance 802-775-0356;  $15 Drop-ins
Class Description: Instructed arts and crafts! Pop in and see what’s happening for the day! Crafts can range from all kinds of neat ideas! Tie Dye, building figures, painting on canvas.. or not on canvas!, paint a shirt, and more!

Paint & Sip for Kids

Time: 2nd Saturday of the month, 11am – 12:30 pm
Cost: $10 registration in advance 802-775-0356;  $15 Drop-ins
Class Description: Kids can sit in and paint on their very own canvas! Kids can follow along with the instructor, or dive into their own creative minds and create a masterpiece like no other!

Let’s Get Crafty!

Time: 3rd Saturday of the month, 11am – 12:30 pm
Cost: $10 registration in advance 802-775-0356;  $15 Drop-ins
Class Description: Paper mache, fiber art, water color, painting, all kinds of art that you can think of! Every 3rd Saturday of the month will feature a hands on art experience for your child. Come in and find out what’s happening!

The heART of Cooking!

Time: 4th Saturday of the month, 11am – 12:30 pm
Cost: $10 registration in advance 802-775-0356;  $15 Drop-ins
Class Description: Aspiring Chefs will explore the art of baking, cooking, and designing table-scapes to make any occasion special. Learn how to: measure and mix ingredients, cook/bake, test to know when done, and decorate your masterpieces. We will also look at how to present your goodies to look even better plated, making your table festive by creating fun themed table decorations!

(Register in advance by calling 802-775-0356 or email us at [email protected] drop-ins are welcome too)

Chaffee Art Center 802-775-0356
[email protected]


All classes are held at the Chaffee Art Center – 16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT unless otherwise specified.  Teens aged 16 and older may attend all our adult classes independently provided they have permission from parent or guardian.  Some adult classes are family friendly or suitable for younger children but may require an accompanying adult depending on age.  For further information please contact the Chaffee Art Center at 802-775-0356, or email [email protected].

Refund Policy for class under $50.00 in value:  Chaffee Art Center will give a 100% refund for class cancellations one week prior to date of class, a in-house credit for cancellations up to 48 hours prior to class, and no refunds for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the class.

Refund Policy for all other Classes: Chaffee Art Center will give a full refund of tuition price after the $25.00 non-refundable administrative fee is deducted for cancellations 14 days prior to the starting date of class. Chaffee Art Center will refund 50% of the class tuition for cancellations three business days prior to the starting date of class. Cancellations in less than three business days prior to the class will result in no refund.

In the event that the Chaffee cancels a class a 100% refund will be issued to all paid participants or if desired a house credit will be offered for the full price paid.


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