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At Oh Art! we have a self-led and purposeful approach to creative exploration, inspired by Bruno Munari’s method “Playing with Art”, which we deliver through positive and gentle guidance through Positive Discipline and Non-violent Communication tools. The workshops are aimed for children between 2-12yo and parents are welcome and encouraged to explore if they want! Places are limited to ensure a high quality experience for the children.
We’re offering the following sessions:
- Weekly Sessions from Tuesday to Friday
For 2 - 5 yo from 10 - 11:30am / For 6 - 12 yo from 1:30 - 3pm.
Costs: £10 for first child, £5 extra child p/session.
Discounts: £35 p/workshop p/child (4 sessions). Siblings £50 p/workshop (4 sessions).
- Saturday Creative Sessions with Yoga (10:30am - 12pm every second and fourth Saturday of the month).
Costs: £15 p/child p/session. Siblings: £15 first child, £10 second child p/session.
Discounts: 2 sessions for £25 (individual child) / 2 sessions for £45 (for 2 siblings).
- After-school Club for 4 - 12 yo (3:30 - 5pm).
Costs: £15 p/child p/session.
- 1:1 tuition based on Munari’s Method and Project-based Learning.
Cost: £20 p/hour p/session (Minimum 1h 30min session: £30).
- Bring a friend: 25% discount p/session. Friend gets 10% off! Please email us with your name and your friend’s name.
The costs cover all high quality materials, tuition and fruits (as snacks) for the children, tea and coffee for parents/carers wishing to stay and learn. We’re raising funds to organise more projects with art and education for children. If you come to one of our workshops, Art Market in East Dulwich Market on Saturdays (http://www.artmarketlondon.co.uk/) will be delighted to give you a 10% discount when you show her our special discount code. We support our local art supplier!
Venue: Herne Hill SE24.
Clothing: as with all messy artsy things, please bring appropriate clothes!
A bit about ourselves:
Kiki trained as a Graphic Designer in Florence, Italy before coming to England to study BA (Hons) Fine Arts at Byam Shaw Art School/Central St. Martins in London. She was a founding member of small democratic primary school in SE London. She currently works as a Positive Discipline Certified Parent Educator giving workshops for parents, carers and teachers. She has completed an introductory course on Positive Psychology. She has a foundation level in NVC (Non-Violent Communication).
Marcela has a BA (Hons) in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, and an MA in Communication Art & Design from Royal College of Art. She has a Level 2 QCF Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. She has three years experience of work with children and the arts, including running workshops with Kids Company at an inner London school. She currently works as a Teacher Assistant. She has a Foundation level in NVC (Non-Violent Communication).
Andrea has a BA (Hons) in Psychology with an MA in Psychosocial Interventions. She has worked extensively with children and teenagers from vulnerable backgrounds with mental disabilities in Argentina, USA and Spain. Part of her practice as a psychologist has been to encourage positive personal development and communication skills for kids. She attended and completed two workshops on Positive Discipline. She’s currently a volunteer at Refugee Youth. She has a Foundation level in NVC (Non-Violent Communication).
Oh Art! offers a space where children can enjoy self-led exploration and learning through their creative process, while developing physical, social and emotional skills.
Oh Art! is a place where parents can practice skilful, clear and positive communication with their children.
Oh Art! is inspired by the work of Bruno Munari and informed by Non Violent Communication and Positive Discipline.
Oh Art! is a place to enjoy, to connect, to explore.
Hope to hear from you!