Courses

Nurturing Curious Minds

Nurturing Curious Minds

Pottery

Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children Pottery & Sculpture Studio is one of the most interactive departments which received more than 2,000 visitors over the years ranging from seven-year-old children to adults of various ages and specialties. The studio is a creative space for artists of all ages to explore all the different pottery and sculpture techniques.

The studio offers specialized courses in hand building, pottery on the wheel, sculpture, mold making and casting under the supervision of specialized artists with extensive experience in the field. The courses are designed for children, families and adults to provide the best experience possible in all aspects regarding time, atmosphere, research, and space.

Pottery on the Wheel – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Wednesday 15th January 2020
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • 4 sessions
  • Age Group 10 – 16
  • AED 840

Spinning the wheel, getting your hands muddy and learning the basics of centering and pottery-making can be a very meditative experience where the end result is a piece of art beyond your imagination.

Hand Building – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Saturday 18th January 2020
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 7 – 9 years old
  • AED 840

In this workshop children will explore the different techniques of sculpting as an introduction to the art of pottery.

Hand Building – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Saturday 18th January 2020
  • 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 10 – 16 years old
  • AED 840

In this workshop children will explore the different techniques of sculpting as an introduction to the art of pottery.

 

Pottery on the Wheel – One to One – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date – Arranged with instructor
  • Time – Arranged with instructor
  • 1 to 12 sessions
  • Age Group 18+
  • AED 210/session

Spinning the wheel, getting your hands muddy and learning the basics of centering and pottery-making can be a very meditative experience where the end result is a piece of art beyond your imagination.

 

Pottery on the Wheel for Adults – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Tuesday 21st January 2020
  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 18+
  • AED 1260

Spinning the wheel, getting your hands muddy and learning the basics of centering and pottery-making can be a very meditative experience where the end result is a piece of art beyond your imagination.

 

Pottery for Adults – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Monday (and Wednesdays) 20th January 2020
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 18+
  • AED 840

This is a comprehensive workshop where participants can learn all different techniques of pottery making like throwing on the wheel, hand building, mud ropes and many more.

 

Pottery for Adults – With Kamal AlZoubi
  • Start date Saturday 18th January 2020
  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 18+
  • AED 840

This is a comprehensive workshop where participants can learn all different techniques of pottery making like throwing on the wheel, hand building, mud ropes and many more.

 

 

Hand Building – With Eman Alhashemi
  • Start date Monday 20th January 2020
  • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 7 – 9 years old
  • AED 840

In this workshop children will explore the different techniques of sculpting as an introduction to the art of pottery.

 

Hand Building – With Eman Alhashemi
  • Start date Monday 20th January 2020
  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 10 – 16 years old
  • AED 840

In this workshop children will explore the different techniques of sculpting as an introduction to the art of pottery.

 

 

 

Play with Clay – With Eman Alhashemi
  • Start date Thursday 16th January 2020
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 4 – 6 years old
  • AED 630

 

Fashion

With fashion becoming a leading force in the UAE, Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children aims to strengthen the fashion industry by offering a space for designers to learn all the basic foundations of fashion design and textiles. Designers as young as 10 years old will have the opportunity to begin fine tuning the necessary skills to pursue this art form as a future career.

 

Elastic Waist Skirt for Beginners
  • Start date Upon request with Artist
  • Time: Upon request with Artist
  • 1 session
  • Age Group 10+
  • AED 300

In fashion design, a pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are being cut out and assembled. Take the first step toward being your own designer. In this course the students learn to draft stylish skirt patterns, choose adequate material, cut the material to measure and use independently the sawing machine to make their first skirt.

 

Tie Dye and T-Shirt Manipulation Workshop
  • Start date Tuesday 14th January 2020
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • 2 sessions
  • Age Group 6+
  • AED 420

With this workshop, the students will learn how to fold, swirl and scrunch fabrics to make amazing patterns and effects. They will also learn about how to mix colors and choose a palette for the best results.

 

Doll making workshop
  • Start date Thursday 16th January 2020
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • 4 sessions
  • Age Group 8+
  • AED 420

During the course, participants will learn to cut patterns and design a figurine using various fabrics and materials. They will learn to use the sewing machine and create one of kind dolls that reflect their personalities.

 

Embroidery Design on T-shirts Workshop
  • Start date Tuesday 4th February 2020
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • 4 sessions
  • Age Group 10+
  • AED 840

A fun and relaxing hand embroidery workshop, in which the students will learn the basic stitches while working on a design of their choice.  They’ll also discuss hoops, needles, floss, and fabric and some options for finishing and hanging their completed piece.

 

Painting on Denim Workshop
  • Start date Thursday 13th February 2020
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • 4 sessions
  • Age Group 8+
  • AED 840

 

Pattern drafting for Adults
  • Start date Upon request with Artist
  • Time: Upon request with Artist
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 17+
  • AED 1680

 

 

Printmaking

Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children’s Printmaking studio is a creative space dedicated to providing a tailor made program within one of the oldest and most essential fields in the world of Art. From Intaglio and Relief to stencil printing, the studio offers all the available techniques utilizing expert knowledge and professional machinery.

The studio aims to target passionate and talented young artists and equip them with the skills and know-how in order for them to pursue and develop their own creative styles. This will in-turn raise awareness about printmaking and contribute to the art culture in the UAE.

This creative space will allow for the creation of art, books, stationery, and packaging using recycled and handmade materials.

Lino Cut Printing
  • Start date Sunday 12th January 2020
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 12+
  • AED 735

In This course, participants will be introduced to basic lino cutting techniques and how to create different prints using various tools such as, lino‐cut linoleum, carving tools, printing ink, brayers, trays, and waterbased inks.

 

 

Silk Screen Printing
  • Start date Sunday 12th January 2020
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 10+
  • AED 735

This course in screen printing with emphasis on stencils, layering and photo emulsion processes. Participants will gain knowledge in different techniques and will produce original handmade prints using different methods.

 

 

 

Woodcut Printing Beginners
  • Start date Wednesday 15th January 2020
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 12+
  • AED 735

In This course, participants will be introduced to basic wood cut techniques and how to create different prints using various tools such as, carving tools, printing ink, brayers, trays, and waterbased inks.

 

 

Music

We offer a supportive, friendly yet focused environment. Our interactive curriculum is designed to develop your child’s musical skills in addition to visual, auditory and kinesthetic brain functions from an early age. This is delivered through a mixture of individual, ensemble, and group lessons. Build and program your own robots, make video games and indulge in a world of innovation.

One to One – 30 minutes
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 7 +
  • AED 1260

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

 

One to One – 45 minutes
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 7 +
  • AED 1890

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

 

Group  – 30 minutes
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 7 +
  • AED 997.50

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

 

Group  – 45 minutes
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 7 +
  • AED 1365

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

 

Trinity College Music Theory
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 8+
  • AED 525

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

 

Trinity College Aural Training
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time upon request
  • 8 sessions
  • Age Group 7+
  • AED 525

We currently teach violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano.

Painting And Drawing

The Painting and Drawing studio is a place where children and adults can express themselves with lines and spaces of colors to explore different drawing and painting techniques to develop their own artistic personality.

Basic Drawing  With Helen Karam
  • Start date upon agreement with the Artist
  • Time: upon agreement with the Artist
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 11 +
  • AED 735

Drawing is a process of keen observation of what we see… Learning how to draw anything you see or think of, from nature or from imagination, in a 2D medium like: Paper, pencils, charcoal, drawing pastel or Conte’, ink and more…

 

 

Color Study With Helen Karam
  • Start date upon agreement with the Artist
  • Time: upon agreement with the Artist
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 9 +
  • AED 840

The color language, is an independent vocabulary, a universal new language that needs no translation… Mastering the color palette, or mixing and building a new way of visual expression. It’s a learning process, to deliver a visual statement, with new tools: Colors of various techniques, brushes, paper, canvas, oil and soft pastel, collage, mixed media and more….

 

Adult Painting and Drawing  With Helen Karam
  • Start date upon agreement with the Artist
  • Time: upon agreement with the Artist
  • 6 sessions
  • Age Group 17 +
  • AED 1,155

It’s an open one to one program, for Adults, beginners or advanced, no prerequisite, open registration for 6 sessions, renewable at all terms.

 

 

Art Therapy A + B Workshop With Helen Karam
  • Start date upon agreement with the Artist
  • Time: upon agreement with the Artist
  • 4 sessions
  • Age Group A: 7 – 16 B: 17+
  • AED 945

A therapeutic Workshop, where Art is the tool not the purpose, here Art is used to unleash hidden or repressed feelings, conflicts or stress, the artistic result is not as relevant as the psychological one.

 

 

Family Workshop With Helen Karam
  • Start date upon agreement with the Artist
  • Time: upon agreement with the Artist
  • 3 sessions
  • Up to 4 family members
  • AED 945

A 3 sessions parents/children workshop, that will end with one Artwork achieved by both kids and parents, booking at any time during the term, capacity for 2 families of 4 max in each workshop. Timing to be scheduled upon conveniences.

Theatre

Theater is one of the main pillars in building culture, where it develops the spirit of community and teamwork within the ability to emulate and confront life situations with courage.

During the past years, Al Jalila Theater has presented many specialized workshops for children in various theater techniques, like, acting, theater writing, and theater lighting. It helps to discover the true talents and create a world of innovation and creativity.

Acting
  • Start date Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Time 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • 10 sessions
  • Age Group 7 – 16 years old
  • AED 900

 

 

Voice Technique
  • Start date Monday 13th January 2020
  • Time 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • 10 sessions
  • Age Group 7 – 16
  • AED 850

 

 

Acting for cinema & T.V
  • Start date Wednesday 15th January 2020
  • Time 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • 10 sessions
  • Age Group 7 – 16 years old
  • AED 1,333

 

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