Classes
Explore creativity

Art classes for ages 3 and up combine looking at art and making art. Personalize your experience with a variety of programs.

SUMMER CLASSES
Browse our class schedule for summer 2019.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Information about enrollment procedures and class policies.
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Available for youth and adults with a financial need.

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Youth Class

Youth Workshop | Things with Wings

Imagine what it would be like to fly! Take flight through the galleries to see all types of creatures with wings and create your own fantastic flying animal.
Saturday
Starts 07/20/19 10:00am
Ends 07/20/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Workshop | Dragons Await

Search for mythical dragons in Chinese and Japanese art and design a three-dimensional dragon sculpture.
Saturday
Starts 07/20/19 10:00am
Ends 07/20/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Workshop | Out of This World

Visit the multi-media exhibition Expedition to the ChimaCloud, which tells the story of an alternative fantasy universe. Then create mixed-media drawings based on digital projections and fueled by your imagination.
Saturday
Starts 07/20/19 10:00am
Ends 07/20/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Full-Day Camp | The Art of Imagination

SOLD OUT Learn about Surrealism, play games invented by Surrealist artists and create your own drawings, paintings and sculpture about imaginary people, places, and things.
Monday-Friday
Starts 07/22/19 9:00am
Ends 07/26/19 4:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Full-Day Camp | Cartoon & Animation: Imaginative Thinking

SOLD OUT Jump-start your imagination and day-dreams and up pop funny fantasies to draw. Create funny characters by drawing eyes, ears and noses on basic shapes like pancakes, squares, snowflakes and clams!
Monday-Friday
Starts 07/22/19 9:00am
Ends 07/26/19 4:00pm
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Adult Class

Teen/Adult Class | Printmaking: One of a Kind

Create mono-prints – or single, printed images – as you experiment with using an acetate sheet as the printing plate.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/23/19 1:30pm
Ends 07/26/19 4:00pm
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Youth Class

Adult/Youth Workshop | Fantasy Lands

Visit the modern and contemporary galleries to see the museum’s collection of Surrealist landscape paintings full of mysterious, strange forms. Create your own vision of a dream-like mythical world using drawing, painting and collage.
Thursday
Starts 07/25/19 6:30pm
Ends 07/25/19 8:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Full-Day Camp | Expedition to Ancient Egypt

See and learn about art in the galleries made for the afterlife and create a variety of drawings, paintings, sculpture and mixed-media artwork inspired by these tomb treasures.
Monday-Friday
Starts 07/29/19 9:00am
Ends 08/02/19 4:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Full-Day Camp | Cartoon & Animation: Fantastic Fun with Walt Disney

SOLD OUT Come imagine and create funny fantasy cartoons including your hand drawn and iStopMotion animations, iMovie voice over narrations and music.
Monday-Friday
Starts 07/29/19 9:00am
Ends 08/02/19 4:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Look Out for Lines!

SOLD OUT Look for and learn all about lines and discover how you can use them in a variety of art processes.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 10:00am
Ends 08/02/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Join the Circus

Step into the whimsical world of Alexander Calder and design your own miniature three-dimensional circus.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 10:00am
Ends 08/02/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Drawing: Amazing Beasts!

Visit the museum galleries each day to locate all sorts of mythical beasts in art.
Tuesday
Starts 07/30/19 10:00am
Ends 08/02/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Undersea Adventures

SOLD OUT Dream up your own undersea world and create drawings, paintings and sculpture about it.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 1:30pm
Ends 08/02/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Drawing: Amazing Beasts!

SOLD OUT Visit the museum galleries each day to locate all sorts of mythical beasts in art.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 1:30pm
Ends 08/02/19 3:30pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Awash in Watercolor

For beginning and experienced painters alike, this watercolor class will develop your skills to paint water in all three of its forms.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 1:30pm
Ends 08/02/19 4:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Join the Circus

Step into the whimsical world of Alexander Calder and design your own miniature three-dimensional circus.
Tuesday-Friday
Starts 07/30/19 1:30pm
Ends 08/02/19 3:30pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Drawing & Watercolor in the Park

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 With the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park as inspiration, this class will focus on both drawing and watercolor techniques.
Thursdays
Starts 09/19/19 1:00pm
Ends 10/24/19 3:30pm
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Homeschool Class

Homeschool Day | Art + Nature

Registration deadline: Sept. 20 Explore the relationship between art and nature through various cultures and time periods.
Friday
Starts 09/20/19 10:00am
Ends 09/20/19 2:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Start in Art

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Young children explore art concepts by working with paint, collage and clay.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/02/19 11:30am
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Museum Zoo

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Students will learn art fundamentals of line, shape, color, texture and pattern and create all sorts of paintings, collages and sculptures about animals.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/02/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Amazing Art Machines!

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Learn about mechanics, movement, and more while making creations with connection to machines.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/02/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Cartooning: Funny You Should Draw That

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Come join our class, imagine and draw cartoon characters from sunflowers, squares, pancakes and more.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/02/19 12:00pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Drawing: The Basics

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Designed for adults with minimal-to-no drawing experience, this class will develop your skills of looking carefully and translating what you see onto the page.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/02/19 12:00pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Printmaking: From Pencil to Plate

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 We'll visit the museum galleries to sketch from art then explore the transformative process of going from pencil to printing plate.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 10:00am
Ends 11/10/19 12:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Museum Zoo

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Students will learn art fundamentals of line, shape, color, texture and pattern and create all sorts of paintings, collages and sculptures about animals.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Amazing Art Machines

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Learn about mechanics, movement, and more while making creations with connection to machines.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Drawing & Painting A to Z

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Art objects in the galleries provide inspiration as students work with graphite, charcoal, watercolor, tempera and more to explore the processes of drawing and painting.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Sculpture & Ceramics

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Explore the process of creating in 3-dimensions.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Mixed Media Drawing: Animals in Art

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Explore various drawing media as you hone your observation skills by sketching from art objects in the galleries.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Weaving a Personal Landscape

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 We'll look at landscapes and create an interpretive weaving infused with personal elements. No prior weaving experience is necessary.
Saturdays
Starts 09/21/19 1:30pm
Ends 11/02/19 3:30pm
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Adult Class

Adult Class | Faces from History: Drawing Portraits

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Students will devote class times divided between demonstrations, discussion, and drawing practice with instructor input in the museum galleries.
Fridays
Starts 09/27/19 1:00pm
Ends 11/08/19 3:30pm
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Adult/Youth Class

Adult/Youth Workshop | A Wall that Walks

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Talk about the ideas behind the unique outdoor sculpture, Walking Wall, then make sketches and create mono-prints about the wall.
Friday
Starts 09/27/19 6:30pm
Ends 09/27/19 8:30pm
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Adult/Youth Class

Adult/Youth Workshop | Day of the Dead: Fantasy Animals

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Visit our Day of the Dead altar installation to see colorful, fantastic animal sculptures, and create your own in clay.
Friday
Starts 10/25/19 6:30pm
Ends 10/25/19 8:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 4-5

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturdays
Starts 11/16/19 10:00am
Ends 12/07/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 6-8

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturdays
Starts 11/16/19 10:00am
Ends 12/07/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 9-13

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturdays
Starts 11/16/19 10:00am
Ends 12/07/19 12:00pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 6-8

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturdays
Starts 11/16/19 1:30pm
Ends 12/07/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 9-13

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturday
Starts 11/16/19 1:30pm
Ends 12/07/19 3:30pm
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Youth Class

Youth Class | Giftmaking for the Holidays, Ages 4-5

Members (Family level & above) pre-enroll July 15-28 Experience the enjoyment of making gifts in this special three-week session.
Saturdays
Starts 11/16/19 1:30pm
Ends 12/07/19 3:30pm
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Homeschool Class

Homeschool Day | Exhibition in the Making

Registration deadline: March 13 Meet some of the people who bring exhibitions to life, explore the featured exhibition, and get creative in the studio classrooms.
Friday
Starts 03/20/20 10:00am
Ends 03/20/20 2:00pm
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