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


September 9: Mosaic Clay Creations
Journey through the Art of Ancient Americas Collection and view artifacts that are thousands of years old! Be inspired by the Moche people of ancient Peru who created colorful mosaics out of stones and seashells. Using air-dry clay, glass tiles, and other embellishments, design your own mosaic clay creation.


October 21: Home Away from Home Dream Collage
Get to know author and illustrator, Yuyi Morales! Explore the exhibition Soñadora: Yuyi Morales and learn how she found her home away from home in her local library where she was inspired to pursue her dream of creating picture books. Make your own home away from home dream collage on canvas using paint, paper, magazines, and more!


November 4: Golden Portraits
View the exhibition, From the Andes to the West Indies and explore Spanish colonial paintings that incorporate gold leaf and are set in traditional black or gold frames. Using colorful foils and metallic paints create a portrait that combines all the characteristics of a Spanish colonial painting.


December 2: Snowman Pillow
Design a snowman pillow friend to keep you company this holiday season! Learn simple sewing techniques to stitch together felt and stuff with poly-fil. With a dash of artistic magic bring your snowman to life by gluing buttons, sequins, and assorted fabrics onto your snow friend!


To register for all four Art in the Afternoon workshops, CLICK HERE.


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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