Field Trips

Classmates, Boys & Girls Clubs, Scouts, Campfire…

Plan a field trip to a REAL Artists studio with a “lofty” feel in an easy to get to, fully accessible studio space! Professional Artists introduce you to Master Painters and guide you through the artistic process of creating your own masterpiece.

  • Field trips available for groups of 5 or more
  • Call Simply Jane to reserve a date and time for your field trip at 612.354.3961
  • No charge for teachers, chaperones, or Personal Care Attendants.

Girl/Boy Scouts & Field Trips:

Basic Paint ~ All Ages  ($10 per student) 1 Hour

Basic paint packages includes a folder with a color wheel, custom coloring sheet with your troop name. Mix of designs on canvas board to paint. Learn our basic paint “popping” technique. Can customize to badge requirements. Add a $50 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Mini Vini’s ~ All Ages ($20 per student) 2 Hours

Mini Vini’s packages includes a folder with a color wheel coloring sheet, custom coloring sheet with group or troop name, and 8″ X 10″ canvas with an outline of Vincent (Vini) Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” pre-drawn. Includes lesson on how to paint like Van Gogh in acrylics to create your own version of the masterpiece! Can customize to badge requirements. Add a $100 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Flowers or Hearts ~ All Ages ($20 per student) 2 Hours

Flowers or Hearts packages includes a folder with a color wheel coloring sheet, custom coloring sheet with group or troop name, an 8″ X 10″ canvas with an outline of a Heart (Painted in “Jim Dine” style), Lily (Painted in Impressionist style) or Lotus (painted in Simply Jane style). Choose 1 design. Includes lesson on how to paint in that style in fluid acrylics! Add a $100 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Grades 1-3 ($15 per student) 2 Hours

A little Art History, introducing the Color wheel, and acrylic painting. Introduction to Acrylic painting and studio tour. Guided by a professional artist, you will be inspired by reproductions of a variety of European and American paintings, with a brief yet informative description of the artist’s style and technique. Learn how to use professional paints and brushes to create movement and dimension through layering with brush strokes. Each student will receive a folder with coloring sheets, a color wheel and their choice of our garden themed canvases to paint. An Artist will teach the foundation of painting and process of creating a fabulous work of art! We will honor each individual artist by presenting their artwork to the group as a whole. Add a $100 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Grades 4-7 ($20 per student) 3 hours

A little bit more art history, the color wheel and learn to paint like a master. Introduction to Acrylic painting and studio tour. Guided by a professional artist, you will be inspired by reproductions of a variety of European and American paintings, with a brief yet informative description of the artist’s style and technique. Take a closer look at the brush strokes of a few of the French Impressionists from the turn of the 20th century and how they created movement and dimension with their brushstrokes. Learn about Georg Seurat, Paul Cezanne and Claude Monet and a 21st century artists will take you through the step by step process of creating your own masterpiece. Each student will receive a folder with coloring sheets, a color wheel and a 9” X 12” canvas to paint. Add a $150 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Grades 8-12 ($20 per student) 3 hours

Introduction to Acrylic painting and studio tour. Guided by a professional artist, you will be inspired by reproductions of a variety of European and American paintings, with a brief yet informative description of the artist’s style and technique. Simply Jane founder and artists will take you on her 30 year path to opening and operating the Simply ArtAble center. Influenced by Georgia O’Keeffe, Elias will take you on a tour of the early 1900 European masters and then cross the pond to explore the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O’Keeffe. Budding artists will be encouraged to express themselves using line, color and shading harmoniously in the process of creating their own masterpiece on canvas and in making art. O’Keefe was inspired by the harsh and beautiful desert of New Mexico and depicted subjects that were specific to that area. Elias uses the garden as a metaphor and inspiration in her art. A presentation and encouraging critique completes the creative experience. Each student will receive a folder with coloring sheets, a color wheel and a 9” X 12” canvas to paint. Add a $150 studio fee if under 10 kids.

Scholarships available.

Fund-raise for your field trip! Art Simply Heals Coloring books available for sale. Sell the book to friends and family for $12 and $5 goes to the student, sell 3 books and you have $15 to cover 2 hour class, sell 4 books and you have $20 to cover 3 hour class.

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