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Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

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Youth and Family

Family Art Affair

 

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Bring the entire family to these free fun events and enjoy music, art activities in the studios, and wonderful artwork in the galleries! All ages are welcome!

Sunday, September 21, 2014: 2 to 4 P.M.
Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event, and enjoy a jazz combo, art activities in the studios, and wonderful art work in the galleries! Museum exhibition connection: Origins: The First Twenty-Five Years of the MMFA Collection

Sunday, October 26: 2- 5 P.M.
View a special exhibition of African art in the Museum galleries, see artists demonstrate wood carving, printmaking, and jewelry making, “jive” with the rhythm and sounds of jazz, make animal masks & stamped Adinkra designs in the studios, and enjoy the BTW Dance Theatre’s energizing performance to end an afternoon of fun.

Sunday, November 16: 2 – 4 P.M.
Jazz jams and art making activities in the studios, in connection with the exhibition Manifest Destiny.

Early Childhood

Preschool (Ages 2 to 6 with an adult partner)

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This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Instructors: Museum Education staff
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M.
Wednesdays: September 17, October 15, November 12, and December 10

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This series of classes offers a wide assortment of enjoyable parent/child activities. Explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in playful, age – appropriate classes. Sign up for individual lessons or for the whole series!

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 2:30 to 3:15 PM
Thursdays: September 11, 25
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

Young Artists (ages 3-5)

Give your preschooler a head start with eye-hand coordination in this fun art experience! Each class explores creative drawing, painting and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.
Thursdays: October 16, 30; November 6, 20; December 4
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Enjoy the tactile experience of working in clay with your preschooler, and make gifts for the season! Students will finish the projects by painting, glazing, and decorating.

Instructor: TBA
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 P.M.
Tuesdays: November 4, 18; December 2, 9

Studio Classes

(REGISTRATION FOR FALL STUDIO CLASSES, SCHEDULED FROM OCTOBER THRU DECEMBER, OFFICIALLY BEGINS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH)

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9) Download the Studio Class Brochure

Every Wednesday afternoon, students explore different elements of art and principles of design, and drawing, painting, ceramics and sculpture techniques, based on art in the museum in this fun-filled series. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Instructors: Donna Pickens and Museum Education staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Wednesdays: September 17, 24; October 1, 15, 22, 29; November 12, 19; December 3, 10
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 10 classes

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)

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These weekly classes are designed to help older students improve their skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture, with projects related to works of art in the Museum galleries. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Instructors: Donna Pickens and Museum Education staff
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Thursdays: September 18, 25; October 2, 16, 23, 30; November 13, 20; December 4, 11
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 10 classes

Holidays in the Studio (ages 6 and older)

Make art projects with a holiday theme in the studio and create unique gifts! A different project will be featured each time. Class size is limited to 20 students. All supplies are provided.

Instructors: Education Staff
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 A.M. and 2 – 3 P.M.
Tuesday, December 23
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class