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Just Say YAYA 2017 Event Chairs

Evie Poitevent Sanders | Ellie Sanders | Lilla Wright Kearney



Glass Demo + Open House

Join us at the YAYA Arts Center Friday, Oct. 13 for our glass demo & open house from 6-9pm! Special guest artists Erica Larkin Gaudet & Mitchell Gaudet will demo hot casting and glass sculptures. Participate in our Goblet Grab and support our free art programs! Also, purchase a handmade glass or ceramic cup and receive complimentary drinks (special thanks to NOLA Brewing)! This event is FREE and open to all ages. Must be 21+ to drink.

Learn to Blow Glass

Spark a new skill & try your hand at glass!

Glassblowing Workshops
10am-2pm | 1st & 3rd Saturdays | $40 | all ages

Make your own glass! Learn to blow a bowl, cup, or vase.

Experience Glass
$150 | 1-2 students

Experience Glass is a private 2 hour glassblowing session scheduled at your leisure.


Maker Night with Charity Poskitt

Thursday Nights, Sept. 21 – Dec. 21 | 6-9pm
$25 | Adults

Come work with other makers in our refreshing outdoor ceramic studio! Bring your own refreshments and ideas. The workshops will be a self-guided creative exploration with YAYA staff on hand to provide tips and help with problem solving. The class functions on a first-come, first-served basis.



Jazzin’ Up Dat Canvas Paint Party

Saturday, Nov. 11 & Dec. 16 | 6-9pm
$45 per guest | Adults

Join YAYA Alumna, Sharika Mahdi, as she leads participants on a journey through paint and canvas to create paintings that are musical, expressive, and fun. Sharika will also provide insight into her painting approach and will allow participants to explore their own creativity.

The party will last for two hours with 30 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to clean up. Large groups of 20 or more are encouraged to bring their own refreshments.

To see a few samples of Sharika’s work, visit artbysharika.com.


Kids Clay Classes
with Charity Poskitt

Face Vases with Charity Poskitt
Saturday, Sept. 23 & 30 | 10am-12pm
$60 | Ages 6-13

Learn to roll out slabs of clay, join them together and decorate to make a vase.

Clay 101 with Charity Poskitt
Saturday, Oct. 7, 14, & 21 | 10am-12pm
$120 | Ages 6-13

Artists will split time between working on the pottery wheel and hand-building techniques.

Animal Banks with Charity Poskitt
Saturday, Nov. 11 & 18 | 10am-12pm
$60 | Ages 6-13

Artists will learn how to create hollow animals with a slot for coins and a cork. In the final class, all work will be decorated and glazed.


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