Classes & Workshops

Mix kids and art together and what do you get? A perfect combination of imagination and curiosity! Each of our classes combines time in the museum galleries with opportunities for art-making in the Art Studio. Check the event listings below for these upcoming classes:

Art Babies: for children ages 0 to 24 months
Toddler Art: for children ages 2 and 3
Arturo's Art & Me: for children ages 3 to 5
Homeschool Class for Families: for homeschooling families with children ages 6 and up
Family Workshops: for children ages 6-12 and their families
 

For ticketed classes, go to https://dma.ticketleap.com/ to purchase tickets.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Format: 4/30/17

Art Babies: Nature Babies

Mondays, April 3, May 8, and June 5, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the April-June classes, we'll search for flowers, butterflies, bugs, and more in the galleries as we explore art inspired by Mother Nature.

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Art Babies: Nature Babies

Mondays, April 3, May 8, and June 5, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the April-June classes, we'll search for flowers, butterflies, bugs, and more in the galleries as we explore art inspired by Mother Nature.

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Art Babies: Nature Babies

Mondays, April 3, May 8, and June 5, noon-12:45 p.m.

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the April-June classes, we'll search for flowers, butterflies, bugs, and more in the galleries as we explore art inspired by Mother Nature.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Near and Far

May 10, 11, or 13, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In May, leap into landscapes and discover artists' techniques for capturing the picturesque places all around us.

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Toddler Art: Planting a Rainbow

May 12, 16, or 19, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In May, take a stroll through our art flower garden and learn about still-life painting. Then try painting with flowers in the studio!

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Family Workshop: All About Buddha

Saturday, May 13, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In May, we'll traverse the galleries of South Asian and Japanese art to learn about the story and symbols of Buddha, then create colorful sand mandalas in the art studio.

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Homeschool Class for Families: All About Buddha

Thursday, May 25, or Friday, May 26, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In May, we'll traverse the galleries of South Asian and Japanese art to learn about the story and symbols of Buddha, and then create colorful sand mandalas in the Art Studio.

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Toddler Art: Funny Faces

June 2, 6, or 9, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In June, stick out your tongue or give a big smile! We'll search for funny faces (and some serious ones too) in the Visions of America exhibition.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Shaping Fashion

June 3, 7, or 8, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In June, step into the world of fashion and learn about the unconventional materials and shapes used by fashion designer Iris van Herpen. Then "make it work" in your own design challenge in the studio!

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Family Workshop: Print Party

Saturday, June 3, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In June, join us as we peruse 300 years or printmaking in Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art. Then prepare to print your heart out in the studio!

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