Catskill Art Space offers free classes for kids

Catskill Art Space at 48 Main St. in Livingston Manor offers a series of free classes for children 4 to 12 year old.

  • CAS Kids: Theatre is offered from 6:30 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays. In the ongoing class, led by Jess Kaufman, children play theater games, improvise, rehearse and perform short stories. The class focuses on building confidence, developing social emotional skills and practicing teamwork. No theater experience needed.
  • CAS Kids: Yoga is presented 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays. This ongoing class, led by Rachel Dilworth Wednesdays, provides accessible and age appropriate instruction to breathing techniques, yoga poses and mindfulness. Yoga enhances focus, comprehension, posture, bodily awareness and balance.
  • CAS Kids: After School Art Classes take place from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Thursdays. Led by Lizzie Wright, CAS Kids offers free arts-education to local children with art classes after school. Education at CAS is rooted in historical context, with students learning about the practice and work of renowned artists through making art.

Once registered for any of the above classes kids can drop in week-to-week.

Over spring break, from April 1 to 5, CAS will have CAS Kids: Spring Break Intensive from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. each day. The sessions aim to foster self-discovery, creativity, confidence and personal growth.

Art classes will offer students a blend of practical skills and historical context, connecting them with the works and lives of renowned artist exhibiting in the CAS galleries and beyond.

Theater sessions will emphasize play, collaboration and emotional expression, welcoming children of all experience levels to explore story telling and performance.

Between each session, a light snack will be served. There is limited capacity and early registration is encouraged. This program is underwritten by the Goyanes Family Foundation.

For more information or to register for any of the classes, email