Art Adventures

Come on an adventure at OMA! Join us for a workshop that features a hands-on art activity in the studio followed by a visit to the gallery. Explore materials and techniques in a stimulating and inviting environment that fosters engagement and creativity for young children and their favorite grownup! Ideal for children ages 2-10.

Pre-registration is required.

Single Workshop Price:

Non-members: $20.00 (One Adult and One Child)
Members: $18.00 (One Adult and One Child)
Additional Adults: $10.00 (additional adults who are Museum Members are free)
Additional Child: $10.00


January 13: Building Blocks
Come play, build, and create using blocks! Draw and paint patterns on wooden blocks using warm and cool colors. View artwork by eL Seed whose work features interactive wooden blocks that can be flipped back and forth. Learn how he uses calligraffiti (art that combines calligraphy and graffiti) to create colorful abstract designs and be inspired to do the same!


February 10: Art from the HeART
Design works of art that celebrate the month of love! Journey into the galleries and view Heartland, a large heart-shaped work of art by Miriam Schapiro. Be inspired to create big and small heart themed Valentine’s Day cards using paper, ribbon, doilies, stickers, markers, and more!


March 3: Painting from Life
Dress for a mess and get ready to paint! Objects such as cups, flowers, and fruit will be placed on each studio table for families to paint on canvas and bring to life. Venture into the galleries and see how many still life works of art you can find!


April 14: Springtime Fun
Spring is in the air! The grass is green, the sky is blue, and the flowers are blooming. Be inspired by the artwork of Amir H. Fallah whose brightly colored mixed media paintings always include flora and fauna. Design a springtime mixed media painting on wood that incorporates your favorite flowers, plants, and animals! 


May 12: Portrait pARTy!
Discover the art of portraiture by viewing and creating artwork that features a person! Paint a portrait on canvas of your family! Learn how to showcase everyone’s personality through colors and attributes.


To register for all 5 Art Adventures workshops, CLICK HERE.


Full refunds will be provided if a class does not meet minimum enrollment and is canceled. A refund equal to half of tuition paid will be provided for cancellations made up to 7 days prior to the first day of the class. No refunds, no exceptions, will be made if the cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to a class. Refund requests must be made in writing and should be emailed to

Dates & Times: Select Fridays, 9:30am - 11:00am

Location: Studio I

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