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Youth and Family

Family Art Affair

 

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Sunday, September 27: 2 to 4 P.M.

Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event and enjoy a jazz combo and special art making activities in the studios reflective of the five categories of the exhibition A Journey Through the Collection: Docent Choices.

Sunday, October 25: 2 to 5 PM

View a special exhibition of artwork by well known Alabama artist William Christenberry, “jive” with the rhythm and sounds of jazz, make your own art in the studio, and enjoy the BTW Dance Theatre’s energizing performance to end an afternoon of fun!

Sunday, November 22: 2 to 4 PM

Relax with “Jazz Jams”, decorate a flower pot and plant a wildflower seed in the studio, and view the unusual glass still lifes by Beth Lipman in the Museum galleries.

Holiday Open House 

Saturday, December 5: 1 to 4 PM
Celebrate the holidays early with special choral performances, art making activities, and refreshments

First Sunday

Learn more about artwork in the Museum in these FREE docent led tours, held the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.

September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6  at 1 P.M.

 

Early Childhood

Preschool (Ages 2 to 6 with an adult partner)

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Special stories and a simple art activity are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this FREE monthly program. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

 

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)
Wednesdays: August 12, September 16, October 14, November 18, December 9

Young Artists (ages 3-5)

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

 

Studio Classes

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9) 

Every Wednesday afternoon, students explore different elements of art and principles of design; 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 16, 23, 30; October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 18;  December 2, 9
Cost: $120 members/$180 non-members for the series of 10 classes

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After School Art II (ages 10 to 14)

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 17, 24; October 1, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 19; December 3, 10
Cost: $120 members/$180 non-members for the series of 10 classes

Holiday Batik Workshop (ages 6 and older)

Use special silk paints and modified batik techniques to create a colorful pillow and hanging decoration as unique gifts or to add to your family’s holiday decorations. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby
Time: 2:30 to 4 P.M.
Sunday: December 6, 13, and 20
Cost: $65 members/$85 non-members for the series of three classes

Holidays in the Studio (ages 6+)

Make art projects with a holiday theme in the studio and explore drawing, painting, and collage techniques! A different project will be featured each time. Class size is limited to 15 students. All supplies are provided.
Instructors: Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Tuesday, December 29 & Wednesday, December 30
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

 

Tuition cost will be refunded if a class is canceled.

For a full refund, cancellations must be made NO LATER THAN 2 WEEKS BEFORE
the class, workshop, or camp begins. After that time a 25%
administrative fee will be charged.

Download the Studio_Flyer to learn more about upcoming classes