The Little Owl School of Arts - Information and Registration

Art classes for children ages 4 to 13.

You may use any Donate button on this website to pay class tuition, framing fees, and any other school expenses.


Class Schedule

Classes are held year-round, indoor and outdoor depending on the weather. The exact day, time, and place of class are determined by the art instructor and parents.


Enrollment is open year-round and tuition is adjusted if a student joins in the middle of a term.


Parents are welcome to participate alongside their children if they pay tuition for their classes.


The school year is broken into terms following Eugene School District 4J academic calendar. Usually a term conatins 12 hours of classes but it may have fewer hours. Students may register for additional lessons or for lessons longer than 1 hour if desired.

  1. Fall Term: September-October-November-December
  2. Winter Term: January-February-March
  3. Spring Term: April-May-mid-June
  4. Summer Term: mid-June-July-August

Art classes are organized into sessions. A session consists of 4 weekly classes and usually starts at the beginning of the calendar month.

  • Regular classes last 60 minutes including 5 minutes for clean-up.
  • Special classes last 90 minutes with a 5-minute break, or 120 minutes with a 7-minute break.

Regular days and hours of operation (updated each term based on demand and availability):

  • Tuesday-Friday afternoons, approximately 3pm-7pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays may be available by request if groups are formed

Tuition and Fees

Prices include all basic art supplies except canvas and clay. Additional fees apply for special art materials and framing of artworks.


All payments can be made with a Donate button on this website.

Please pay online or with a check to MEC&CAM, we do not accept cash.


We depend on your timely payments to run the art school.


1. Group Lessons: three to six students

  • 4-Class Session (one 1-hours class per week): $120 per student
  • Trial Lesson (new students only): $30 for a 1-hour lesson per student

2. Private Lessons: one or two students

  • $50 per hour per student

3. Family Package: children from a single family

  • $100 per hour

If you would like a tuition discount, please submit Scholarship Application


Additional Fees

  • Canvas: bring your own or buy at the studio ($5-$10 depending on size)
  • Clay for sculpture: $10 per project
  • Exhibit fee: $10 per artwork. Covers framing (cost of frame not included), transportation, setting up and taking down the show. Parents are welcome to frame and submit their artworks themselves to reduce the fee.

Missed Lesson Policy

  • At least a 24-hour cancellation notice is required. Texting your cancellation request is best. Lessons canceled on the day of the class will be neither rescheduled nor credited.
  • If no make-up lesson is arranged, a properly canceled class will be credited the next billing cycle.

Make-Up Lesson Policy

  • Make-up lessons must be rescheduled during the same term and for the same type of class (group or private). Alternatively, make-up time may be added to existing lessons.
  • Make-up lesson must be within the regular school hours, otherwise a fee will apply.

Other Policies

New Students: Please submit online registration form on this page before your child starts classes.


Be on time when dropping off and picking up your child. We cannot allow unattended children to stay in the building.


Wait for your child outside. Intructor will walk your child in and out of the building.


Please check posted signs for the current mask rules and other COVID-related requirements.


We recommend that students wear aprons or other clothing appropriate for doing art work. Painting is messy!


Registration Process

  1. Check the studio's regular hours listed above. Decide on your preferred day and time of the class. The final schedule will be formed based on availability.
  2. Let us know that you are interested:
    • New Students: Submit online registration form below. It will ask you about your preferred class times.
    • Returning Students: Email us your preference.
  3. Pay tuition for the first session or term online or in person on/before the day of the first class.


ATTENTION: By submitting the registration form you agree that digital images of all and any art-works created by your child (children) during classes and programs organized by the Multicultural Education Center and Children’s Art Museum (MEC&CAM) may be published in electronic and printed form on websites, online social media, brochures, posters, catalogs, etc., as well as used for promotion and financial support of the Multicultural Education Center and Children’s Art Museum.


MEC&CAM may select students' art-works for display in art exhibits at its own discretion. Parents/guardians will be notified if their student's work has been selected for an exhibit.


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Discounts and Volunteering


Scholarships for art classes are available. We want to make our program affordable for every child interested in visual arts! Please fill out Scholarship Application.


Those who volunteer and help with our events and exhibits receive tuition discounts. Please consider getting on our Volunteer Mailing List to be notified of the future need. Mark the appropriate check-box on the online registration form or write directly to


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