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: 6/28/17

Arturo's Art & Me: Playing with Prints

July 5, 6, 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.

When is a copy more than a copy? In July, we'll search for the answer and learn all about the process of printmaking as we explore the exhibition Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art. Then make a print of your own in the studio!

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Toddler Art: Dress Up!

July 7, 11, or 14, 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 July, explore the way fashion designer Iris van Herpen uses unusual materials to craft wearable art, and then channel your inner designer and make an art T-shirt of your own to take home.

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Family Workshop: Sketches & Studies

Saturday, July 8, 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 July, warm up your drawing arm! From scribbles to straight lines, we'll study how artists prepare to make their masterpieces, and then we'll learn different styles of sketching in the studio.

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Art Babies: Material World

Mondays, July 10, August 14, September 11, 10:00-11:00 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 July–September classes, we'll take a closer look at the material world around us, and then play at sensory stations that will delight the senses.

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Art Babies: Material World

Mondays, July 10, August 14, September 11, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 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 July–September classes, we'll take a closer look at the material world around us, and then play at sensory stations that will delight the senses.

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Art Babies: Material World

Mondays, July 10, August 14, September 11, 12:00-1:00 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 July–September classes, we'll take a closer look at the material world around us, and then play at sensory stations that will delight the senses.

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Toddler Art: Under the Sea

August 8, 11, or 18, 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 August, dive into art to discover whether life really is better under the sea. Take a closer look at a colorful stained glass window, and then enjoy water play in the courtyard!

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Arturo's Art & Me: Beautiful Batiks

August 9, 10, or 12, 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 August, investigate beautifully dyed fabrics and textiles from Indonesia and learn about the ancient art of batik.

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Family Workshop: Far-Out Fashion

Saturday, August 12, 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 August, we'll explore Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion to find art that is unusual, unique, and unlike anything you've ever seen—or worn! In the studio, we'll fabricate funky fashion of our own.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Go van Gogh

September 6, 7, or 9, 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 September, fly through a starry night and laze in a field of wheat as we go on an imaginary journey with Vincent van Gogh.

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