Classes & Camps

Thanksgiving Break Art Camp

Art Camp the Bothwell is inspiring and creative. Every day a variety of media will be used: watercolor, acrylic, collage, mixed media, clay, chalk, charcoal, pencil, and lots more! Perfect for the budding artist wanna-bes and the serious art students looking to stretch their depth of knowledge, techniques and portfolio pieces. Ignite your child’s imagination!
AGES 4-17
Mon and Tues, Nov 25 and 26, To enroll your child, please register Here.
Call 925.447.2787 or for more information.

Winter Break Art Camp


Winter Art Camp is just the ticket to chase the winter blues away. Creative and inspiring – create art at the Bothwell! Camps and classes are taught by professional artists and are geared for all ages and abilities in art. Fun, engaging 2- and 3- projects created, sign up today and let creativity blizzard!
AGES 4-17
Thurs and Fri, Jan 2 and 3 , To enroll your child, please register Here.
Call 925.447.2787 or for more information.

Art Classes Throughout the Year 2019-20


Learn to make Art like a Real Artist would. Draw and paint from real life, reference and imagination. Classes cater for individual needs and preferences if it applies. Learn different techniques, styles and processes used in drawing and painting. Learn Art Theory, Art History and various mediums and practical applications.

Children and Teen’s Art Classes
Mondays • September through May
Ages 4-17
Time 4-6pm

To enroll your child, please register for monthly programs below:
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28   $105 Register
Nov 4, 11, 18   $80 Register
Dec 2, 9, 16   $80 Register
Jan  6, 13, 20, 27  Cost: $105 Register
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24  Cost: $105 Register
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Cost: $130 Register
Apr 13, 20, 27  Cost: $80 Register
May 4, 11, 18, 25 Cost: $105 Register

Call 925.447.2787 or for more information.


Digital Arts and 3D Animation

September 13 – November 8 (Friday)
Ages 10-18, Grade 5-12
Class 1 -3:30-4:30pm (level 1 Beginner) SOLD OUT
Class 2 – 4:30-5:30pm (level 1 Beginner)

Class 2 -4:30-5:30pm (level 2 Intermediate)
Cost- ($290 software included)
Need base scholarships available
Register Here call 925.236.2576 or for more information
Class Location – 1911 Second Street, Livermore, CA 94550

Merge creativity and technical skills with this digital art course. Create animated gifs, add effects to photograph and make stunning computer generated graphics. Learn the tools, techniques, and fundamentals, behind good designs, and create your own eye-catching compositions. Learn from industry professionals, and use your design skills in everything from classroom presentation, mobile apps to social media.


Bay Area Children Theater

The Three Little Pigs (K-1)

Students will rehearse and perform a fun and silly play based on our favorite stories! Your little one will sing, dance, and develop a character in a script that is perfectly designed for their age range. This program is designed to introduce young students to theatre in a fun, supportive, and exciting way-no pressure and stress, everyone plays and everyone participates. Your young actor will learn how to use their voice to tell a story, create characters with their bodies, ignite their imaginations and work together as a team to put on a show!

Class Offered:

Thursdays from 3:30pm-4:15pm
Tuition: $225
Register Here

Willy Wonka (Grade 2-5)

Students will bring to life a full musical…starting with a fun and easy audition process, into rehearsal and then on to show day! Each student will experience the joy and magic of working together as a team in costume to sing and dance their way through a great story. Our young actors will learn the importance of ensemble, beginning acting, singing and dance technique and play theatre games which ignite creativity and imagination while teaching the focus required to put on a musical.

Class Offered:
Tuesdays from 4:30pm-6:00pm
Thursdays from 4:30pm-6:00pm
Tuition: $385
Register Here

Payment plans available, email or call 510-296-4433 x2.

Classes take place at:
Bothwell Arts Center
2466 8th St #4604
Livermore, CA 94550

Tech rehearsals and performances take place at:
Bankhead Theatre
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA 94550

Both the Bothwell Arts Center and Bankhead Theater are operated by Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center and offer a wide-range of programs providing access to the arts for the Tri-Valley community and beyond.

How to Contribute

Help us share the performing arts with children. To learn more about these programs that support school and family performances and student tickets or to donate by phone or mail, please contact our development staff at 925-583-2305 or email us for assistance.

Support for Education Programs (PDF)



Theater Etiquette

How does a student know what is expected of him or her if that student has never before attended a live performance? To help answer that question and provide a road map for proper theatre etiquette, download this helpful guide.

Theater Etiquette PDF (English)

Etiqueta de Teatro PDF (Español)

Upcoming Events

Sat 07
Sat 07

Winter Dreams

Sat, December 7 @ 8:15 pm
Organizer: Livermore-Amador Symphony
Sun 08

US Air Force Band

Sun, December 8 @ 3:00 pm

Call 925.373.6800 or email for tickets and information