Oklahoma Contemporary
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Teen Courses

Studio School provides classes and workshops for teens on an ongoing basis. These courses offer a creative outlet as well as an opportunity to learn and expand skills, improve techniques and experiment with familiar and new media.

In addition to the courses listed below, high school juniors and seniors (or age equivalent) to are invited register for participation in adult courses. Please submit an application here by the general registration deadline to be considered. If you wish to apply Epic Learning Funds to a teen's registration in an adult course, please call (405) 493 9087.

Learn more about the instructors' backgrounds and teaching approaches here.

Questions about a multi-week class? Browse the Studio School syllabi for more details on class topics, projects and required materials and supplies. Tuition for most multi-week courses does not include materials. When signing up for a class, all students agree to abide by the policies set forth in the Student Handbook.

Studio School Fall Session | Sept. 27 - Nov. 21, 2021
Fall registration for eight-week classes is now closed.
Registration closes for four-week classes beginning in Oct. on Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m.

Four-Week Class | Drawing with Experimental Materials

  • Date 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 27 - Nov. 17, 2021
  • Cost $105.00
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Claire Holloway
  • Age Requirements 16+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Already know the fundamentals of drawing? Now it’s time to begin the discovery of your own style through exploring a variety of drawing media — from ink, pastels, and charcoal to even more experimental mediums. Students solidify their drawing skills by testing a variety of different materials before moving into a longer two-week project. Registration closes Sunday, Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m.

Four-Week Class | Experimental Costume Sewing

  • Date 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 27 - Nov. 17, 2021
  • Cost $145.00
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 16+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Join sewing extraordinaire Amber Layne in this four-week class discovering the creative possibilities of costume sewing. Students will learn to sew with decorative threads and conductive lights. At the end of the course, students will know basic sewing skills required in constructing a costume cape. Registration closes Sunday, Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m.


Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003

Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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