Saturday Art Program


The School of Arts at Bowling Green State University is proud to offer youth art classes each semester for students ages 5-19. Young people will develop their creative abilities, increase their artistic skills and learn about art of the past and present. All classes involve hands-on participation.

Today more than ever, the arts are needed by our young people as a forum for safe expression, communication, exploration, imagination, and cultural and historical understanding.

Classes meet for 10 Saturdays each semester from 10:00-11:30am.

     •For Fall of 2018, classes will be meeting                                         

September 22-December 8, 2019.                                                                        


     •For Spring of 2019, classes will be meeting                                    

February 23-May 11.                                                                      

(no classes March 23 or April 20)

$79, plus $10 materials fee

If you would like to pay the fee online, click and register here.

If you would like to register online but do not want to pay the registration fee online, please fill out the following form to register a student for the Saturday Art Youth Program:



Student Birth Date: (MM/DD/YYYY format)

Student Age:

Student Gender:

Student Grade Level:

Student Special Needs/Information:

Parent/Guardian First Name:

Parent/Guardian Last Name:

Home Address:



Zip Code:

Home Phone: (XXX-XXX-XXXX format)

* NOTE: Registration is not complete until the program fee and Consent & Waiver form provided at the bottom of the page is received.

The Consent and Waiver form can be mailed, faxed, scanned to the address provided on the form, or emailed to OR it can also be brought in printed and filled out on the first day of class.

I will be mailing in my Consent & Waiver form.
I will be bringing my Consent & Waiver form to the first day of class.

The total program fee is $89.00 per student. Check or money orders only. Please make checks payable to BGSU. Place "Saturday Art Youth Program" on the memo line.

Checks/money orders can be directly mailed to:

Bowling Green State University
School of Art
ATTN: Shari Densel
Fine Arts Center
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

OR payment by check or money order can be paid on the first day of the Saturday Art Youth Program

I will be mailing in my $89.00 program fee payment.
I will be bringing my $89.00 program fee payment on the first day of class.


If you would prefer to register a student via paper form, please download the Registration Form and Consent & Waver and mail them to the address indicated on the forms. Students interested in these classes will need to be preregistered by mailing, faxing or emailing the forms as indicated on them. Class size will remain low so pre-registration is required. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Shari Densel, Director of the BGSU Saturday Art Youth Program at:

Necessary Forms:

Art Discoveries

(Ages 5-6)
Students will make new and exciting discoveries about art while working with a variety of materials and art processes. Emphasis is placed on creative expression and developing awareness.

Art Explorations

(Ages 6-7)
The natural creative abilities of this age group will serve as a springboard for further explorations of the world of art and artist though a wide variety of art materials and processes.

Art Fundamentals

(Ages 8-9)
Students will develop a greater awareness of the big idea that informs the world of art and art making. Themes such as self, relationships, and issues of importance from around the globe will inform their expression and exploration.

Art Expressions

(Ages 10-12)
Students will heighten their knowledge and skills by exploring diverse media, processes, techniques and art forms. Styles of artist, various cultures and their own environment stimulate their artwork.

Studio Workshop

(Ages 13-19)
Teens will improve their skills with familiar and new materials, explore contemporary art ideas and participate in creative problem solving through in-depth studio projects. Students will also receive advice on portfolio preparation.

Art Exhibit

An art exhibit to which family and friends are invited is held on the final Saturday.