Fairmount has special workshops for all ages and interests! Join us for a day or two, or even up to five weeks of special classes dedicated towards specific areas of study or specific projects.
For Art Workshops: Adults/parents are welcome to join in ANY of our art workshops with their student of any age bracket for shared art time!
This Fall 2021 session, Fairmount is excited to offer a variety of workshops in the arts including ceramics, paper-crafting, fiber, and painting on our NEW “Sensational Saturdays,” plus a few other things! Be sure to check this page often as we update this page with more workshops in art, dance, theatre, and more!
Workshops at Fairmount
Catching Up After COVID: Special Workshop Offering (FREE) for Parents AND Kids!
Saturday, January 22, 2022 1-2pmRegister Here
A special session for parents + hands-on music workshop for children (designed for ages 4-8 years) FREE! But pre-registration is required.
For the ADULTS: Do you feel exhausted from the last year and a half of navigating your child’s education during COVID?! You are not alone! Dr. Gist is here to help and will provide tips for supporting your child’s academic growth and success. School can be difficult even in the best of times. Staying on track during a pandemic can make it even harder. Join Dr. Corinne Gist, owner and director of Fit Learning Cleveland to discuss the possible effects of the pandemic on student achievement, how these effects can be mitigated by developing fluent academic skills, and tips for keeping your child academically engaged during these unprecedented times.
Fit Learning Cleveland, is an academic skill building program designed for every type of learner: average, struggling, gifted, or learning disabled. P.S. There will be chocolate and coffee.
For the KIDS (ages 4-8 years of age attend while parents attend “Back to School” Session at the same time)
“SymFUNNY” Music Workshop: Children will have fun exploring and creating music! During this 1 hour workshop session, children will explore a variety of musical concepts through creating, listening to and discovering music and a variety of musical instruments! Additionally, children will experience the French Horn and then even create a musical instrument of their own! Workshop led by Jeannie Fleming-Gifford executive director of Fairmount Center for the Arts and co-author of the book “SymFUNNY.”
Hip Hop Workshop Ages 7-11 & 12+
– with Melissa Bertolone
Date: November 13th
Ages & Times: 7-11 years: 1:00-2:00pm, Ages 12+: 2:00-3:00pm
Combining the fundamentals of footwork that drive house-style hip hop with the tour-style choreography that made it commercially popular, this masterclass will improve your technique, musicality, and confidence as a dancer. Dress to move (no jeans!). Sneakers preferred.
Register with the button below! Search “Dance” (sorted alphabetically).Register Here
“Sensational Saturday” ART Workshops!Register Now
Portraits in Charcoal- with Mary Lyons
Dates & Times: November 6th, 13th, & 20th, 1:00-3:00pm
Ages: 12 years and up
Approach drawing portraits by learning to build structure using dark and light. Learn how to use pencils and charcoal through technique exercises, base sketches, and completed drawings.
Materials: Faber Castell Classic Charcoal Sketch Set: Bring your own (equivalent), use studio supply, or purchase charcoal set in class to keep ($10 each).