Art in the Afternoon

Select Fridays, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Unleash your creativity with an afternoon of art! Students will have the opportunity to engage with authentic works of art in the museum, in addition to creating unique pieces in the studio. Students will explore the elements and principles of design, all while further developing their artistic talents. Ideal for ages 7-13!

Single Workshop Price:

Non-Members: $25.00
Members: $23.00
Additional Non-Member Child: $23.00
Additional Member Child: $20.00


January 13: Macramé Makers
Explore macramé, the art of knotting cord or string into patterns! Learn how to weave your fingers through a few basic knots to create a handmade bookmark, keychain, or bracelet! Be inspired by artists who work with fiber such as Bisa Butler, Nick Cave, and Jeanno Gaussi. 


February 10: For the Love of HeART!
Spend the afternoon making a work of art for someone you cherish. View artwork by Amir H. Fallah who creates large-scale, brightly colored mixed media paintings on circular canvases that often represent people he loves or admires. Be inspired to design your own mixed media painting on wood that represents a special someone in your life! 


March 3: The Art of the Still Life
Discover how to design a still life drawing or painting using your choice of pencil, paint, or charcoal, while also learning how to create shadow, texture, and value within your artwork. In the galleries, view the Jake Fried’s still life animation that not only depicts a well-arranged still life, but also creatively shows how objects change with the passing of time.


April 14: Prints that POP!
From celebrities, to soup cans, to comics, the 1960s pop art movement reflected popular culture of the time. Be inspired by pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, whose printmaking skills allowed their artwork to be distributed to the masses. Learn basic printmaking skills to design prints that POP!


May 12: Portrait Pizazz!
Explore the exhibition, The Outwin: American Portraiture Today, and view a series of portraits made from a variety of media. Use a tabletop or handheld mirror to observe your reflection and draw a self-portrait on canvas. Use paint, fabric, sequins, and other embellishments to add to your portrait!



Full refunds will be provided if a class does not meet minimum enrollment and is cancelled. 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, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Studio I

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