Drop-In Drawing

Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

Explore what’s on view at the Museum and sketch a selected work of art with teaching artist Jamison Harper. Learn about the artistic drawing process and how to begin a composition. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies. Open to adults and high school students who are accompanied by an adult.

Free. No registration necessary.

Drop-in Drawing Dates:

January 20 The selected artwork for January is Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angels and Cherubs by Henry Siddons Mowbray from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages Exhibition.

February 17 Portrait of Ethel Waters by Luigi Lucioni

March 17 Tang Dynasty Horse in the Chinese Gallery

April 14 Diane Arbus Girl in a Shiny Dress from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

May 19 Kerry James Marshall School of Beauty, School of Culture

June 16 Bayete Ross Smith Untitled from the series “Our Kind of People” from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

July 21 Kannon Bosatsu from the Japanese Muromachi period (1392 – 1573)

August 18 Jane Stuart Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry 

September 15 Celestia Morgan photographs from the Momma Jackson’s Biscuits series

October 20

November 17

December 15

Drop-In Drawing

Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

Explore what’s on view at the Museum and sketch a selected work of art with teaching artist Jamison Harper. Learn about the artistic drawing process and how to begin a composition. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies. Open to adults and high school students who are accompanied by an adult.

Free. No registration necessary.

Drop-in Drawing Dates:

January 20 The selected artwork for January is Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angels and Cherubs by Henry Siddons Mowbray from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages Exhibition.

February 17 Portrait of Ethel Waters by Luigi Lucioni

March 17 Tang Dynasty Horse in the Chinese Gallery

April 14 Diane Arbus Girl in a Shiny Dress from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

May 19 Kerry James Marshall School of Beauty, School of Culture

June 16 Bayete Ross Smith Untitled from the series “Our Kind of People” from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

July 21 Kannon Bosatsu from the Japanese Muromachi period (1392 – 1573)

August 18 Jane Stuart Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry 

September 15 Celestia Morgan photographs from the Momma Jackson’s Biscuits series

October 20

November 17

December 15

Drop-In Drawing

Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

Explore what’s on view at the Museum and sketch a selected work of art with teaching artist Jamison Harper. Learn about the artistic drawing process and how to begin a composition. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies. Open to adults and high school students who are accompanied by an adult.

Free. No registration necessary.

Drop-in Drawing Dates:

January 20 The selected artwork for January is Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angels and Cherubs by Henry Siddons Mowbray from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages Exhibition.

February 17 Portrait of Ethel Waters by Luigi Lucioni

March 17 Tang Dynasty Horse in the Chinese Gallery

April 14 Diane Arbus Girl in a Shiny Dress from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

May 19 Kerry James Marshall School of Beauty, School of Culture

June 16 Bayete Ross Smith Untitled from the series “Our Kind of People” from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

July 21 Kannon Bosatsu from the Japanese Muromachi period (1392 – 1573)

August 18 Jane Stuart Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry 

September 15 Celestia Morgan photographs from the Momma Jackson’s Biscuits series

October 20

November 17

December 15

Craft Tuesday

Art meets craft in this laid-back art class. Learn from a different local teaching artist each month. Beverage and small snack provided.

Art meets craft. Learn a different creative process from a local teaching artist each month and make your own version during the class.

Complimentary beverage and small snack provided.

Sign up for a Season Pass (5 classes) for $130 or a single class for $30

Tuesday January 22
Hand Knitting: Chunky Scarves

Tuesday February 26
Register for February
Pewter Casting: Small Pendants with Tym Davis

Tuesday March 26
Register for March
Susan Vitali

Tuesday April 23
Register for April
Hand-building: Ceramic Platters

Tuesday May 21
Register for May
Drawing and Mixed Media: Animals with PencilPress Susan Shoemaker

Craft Tuesday

Art meets craft in this laid-back art class. Learn from a different local teaching artist each month. Beverage and small snack provided.

Art meets craft. Learn a different creative process from a local teaching artist each month and make your own version during the class.

Complimentary beverage and small snack provided.

Sign up for a Season Pass (5 classes) for $130 or a single class for $30

Tuesday January 22
Hand Knitting: Chunky Scarves

Tuesday February 26
Sold out
Pewter Casting: Small Pendants with Tym Davis

Tuesday March 26
Mosaics with Susan Vitali

Tuesday April 23
Sold out
Hand-building: Ceramic Platters with Meredith Knight

Tuesday May 21
Sold out
Drawing and Mixed Media: Animals with PencilPress Susan Shoemaker

Drop-In Drawing

Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

Explore what’s on view at the Museum and sketch a selected work of art with teaching artist Jamison Harper. Learn about the artistic drawing process and how to begin a composition. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies. Open to adults and high school students who are accompanied by an adult.

Free. No registration necessary.

Drop-in Drawing Dates:

January 20 The selected artwork for January is Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angels and Cherubs by Henry Siddons Mowbray from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages Exhibition.

February 17 Portrait of Ethel Waters by Luigi Lucioni

March 17 Tang Dynasty Horse in the Chinese Gallery

April 14 Diane Arbus Girl in a Shiny Dress from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

May 19 Kerry James Marshall School of Beauty, School of Culture

June 16 Bayete Ross Smith Untitled from the series “Our Kind of People” from the Ways of Seeing Fashion Exhibition

July 21 Kannon Bosatsu from the Japanese Muromachi period (1392 – 1573)

August 18 Jane Stuart Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry 

September 15 Celestia Morgan photographs from the Momma Jackson’s Biscuits series

October 20

November 17

December 15

Kids: Art 101

Immerse your child in the world of art while developing their skills and creativity. Each month features a new topic.

Immerse your child in a fun, creative process that introduces them to the world of art. Students will explore a range of art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking that are inspired by what is on display at the museum. Sign up for multiple classes as we will be creating new projects each month.

$20 2 classes per month, $72 Season Pass (8 classes)

Kids: Art 101 Dates

Season Pass: February through May
Sold out

February 2 & 9, 2019
Sold out

March 16 & 23, 2019
Sold out

April 6 & 13, 2019
Sold out

May 11 & 18, 2019
Sold out

Kids: Art 101

Immerse your child in the world of art while developing their skills and creativity. Each month features a new topic.

Immerse your child in a fun, creative process that introduces them to the world of art. Students will explore a range of art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking that are inspired by what is on display at the museum. Sign up for multiple classes as we will be creating new projects each month.

$20 2 classes per month, $72 Season Pass (8 classes)

Kids: Art 101 Dates

Season Pass: February through May
Sold out

February 2 & 9, 2019
Sold out

March 16 & 23, 2019
Sold out

April 6 & 13, 2019
Sold out

May 11 & 18, 2019
Register for May

Homeschool Studio Mixed Media

Learn about mixed media art based on the Museum’s collection and use similar ideas in the studio.

Calling all homeschoolers! Learn about mixed media art based on the Museum’s collection and use similar ideas. Make your own work of art in this guided class!

We will do four main mixed media art processes including printmaking and collage, embossed metal encaustics, bas relief panel, and a textile project. The four pieces are individual works of art but may be hung together to create one elaborate artwork.

$50 for 5 classes, all materials provided

Dates:

January 22
February 12
March 12
April 9
May 14 

Register for Season Pass

Kids: Art 101

Immerse your child in the world of art while developing their skills and creativity. Each month features a new topic.

Immerse your child in a fun, creative process that introduces them to the world of art. Students will explore a range of art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking that are inspired by what is on display at the museum. Sign up for multiple classes as we will be creating new projects each month.

$20 2 classes per month, $72 Season Pass (8 classes)

Kids: Art 101 Dates

Season Pass: February through May
Sold out

February 2 & 9, 2019
Sold out

March 16 & 23, 2019
Sold out

April 6 & 13, 2019
Sold out

May 11 & 18, 2019
Register for May

Kids: Art 101

Immerse your child in the world of art while developing their skills and creativity. Each month features a new topic.

Immerse your child in a fun, creative process that introduces them to the world of art. Students will explore a range of art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking that are inspired by what is on display at the museum. Sign up for multiple classes as we will be creating new projects each month.

$20 2 classes per month, $72 Season Pass (8 classes)

Kids: Art 101 Dates

Season Pass: February through May
Sold out

February 2 & 9, 2019
Sold out

March 16 & 23, 2019
Sold out

April 6 & 13, 2019
Sold out

May 11 & 18, 2019
Sold out

Homeschool Ceramics Studio

Learn about ceramics from around the world and apply similar concepts in class.

Calling all homeschoolers! Learn to work with clay in this guided ceramics class. Participants will learn techniques to create functional pottery or sculptural works of art. Be inspired by artists in the Museum’s collection.

$50 for 5 classes with all materials

HOMESCHOOL CERAMICS STUDIO DATES

2 – 3:30pm

January 9, 2019  Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
February 6, 2019 Artwork from the Native American Gallery
March 13, 2019 Artwork from the Wedgwood Collection
April 3, 2019 Jazz Bowl from the American Gallery
May 1, 2019 Abstract Sculptures 

Register for Season Pass.

Morning Makers

Each month focuses on a different topic, including watercolor, printmaking, oil painting, and hand-built ceramics.

Take time to create in the mornings. Learn from professional artists as they walk you through a variety of techniques including watercolor painting, oil painting, printmaking, and hand-built ceramic-making.

Register for a Season Pass for January through April or register for a single month.

Thursday January 17, 24, & 31. $65
Two-dimensional class topics: Mixed-Media (watercolor, pencil, chalk, collage, acrylic). Join in the fun as the creativity juices flow from experimentation with watercolor, pencil, pastel, acrylic and collage. You won’t want to miss this exploratory class, whether you are a beginner or advanced artist. All are welcome.

Tuesday February 5, 12, & 19. $65
Three-dimensional class topics: Hand building ceramics

 

Friday March 8, 15, & 22. $65
Two-dimensional class topics: Drawing and Painting

 

Wednesday April 10, 17, & 24. $65
Two-dimensional class topics: Printmaking
Register for April

Craft Tuesday

Art meets craft in this laid-back art class. Learn from a different local teaching artist each month. Beverage and small snack provided.

Art meets craft. Learn a different creative process from a local teaching artist each month and make your own version during the class.

Complimentary beverage and small snack provided.

Sign up for a Season Pass (5 classes) for $130 or a single class for $30

Tuesday January 22
Hand Knitting: Chunky Scarves

Tuesday February 26
Sold out
Pewter Casting: Small Pendants with Tym Davis

Tuesday March 26
Mosaics with Susan Vitali

Tuesday April 23
Sold out
Hand-building: Ceramic Platters with Meredith Knight

Tuesday May 21
Register for May
Drawing and Mixed Media: Animals with PencilPress Susan Shoemaker

Craft Tuesday

Art meets craft in this laid-back art class. Learn from a different local teaching artist each month. Beverage and small snack provided.

Art meets craft. Learn a different creative process from a local teaching artist each month and make your own version during the class.

Complimentary beverage and small snack provided.

Sign up for a Season Pass (5 classes) for $130 or a single class for $30

Tuesday January 22
Hand Knitting: Chunky Scarves

Tuesday February 26
Register for February
Pewter Casting: Small Pendants with Tym Davis

Tuesday March 26
Register for March
Susan Vitali

Tuesday April 23
Register for April
Hand-building: Ceramic Platters

Tuesday May 21
Register for May
Drawing and Mixed Media: Animals with PencilPress Susan Shoemaker