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Youth and Family















A Shakespeare Celebration!
A Family-Friendly, Blount Cultural park Event
Saturday, October 15, 12 noon to 7 P.M.

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in collaboration will present a day for families to view the First Folio with offerings on the grounds of the theater including performances, creative children’s activities, artisan demonstrations, fight presentations, talks on Shakespeare, and more.  The day will begin at noon with a special Theater in the mind Lecture on ASF’s Festival Stage in anticipation of a 2 P.M. performance of Gravedigger’s Tale.  The First Folio will be on view at the Museum until 5 with related drop-in arts activities offered at the Museum from 1 to 2 P.M. and 3 to 4 P.M.  At these times young visitors will be invited to create their own paper Hamlet characters with costumes.  Throughout the day, a variety of the entertainments will be ongoing as ASF.

For tickets to the matinee of Gravedigger’s Tale, please visit

Family Art Affair (all ages welcome)
Transformart, Jazz, and Dance
Sunday, October 23, 2 to 4:30 P.M.
The whole family is invited to this FREE Museum program where everyone can enjoy the background of Jazz Jams, a dynamic exhibition, a related art activity, and ballet spectacular.

Participants will be invited to explore the exhibition Federico Uribe: Transformart and to create inventive three-dimensional artwork with jazz performances ongoing.  The afternoon will end with a dance interpretation of Uribe’s work by the Booker T. Washington Magnet High School Dance Theater starting at 4 P.M.

Portraits and Jazz
Sunday, November 20, from 2 to 4 P.M.
Along with Jazz Jams, families are invited to enjoy a scavenger hunt in the Museum’s galleries focused on portraits, and to make an imaginative portrait in the studio.


First Sunday

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore artwork in the Museum on these FREE docent led tours, held the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.  No Registration required.

November 6, and December 4  at 1 P.M.

Gallery Backpacks

The Gallery Backpacks, designed for elementary students and their families, include imaginative activities to guide young learners through the Museum.  Backpacks can be checked out in
ARTWORKS (with a valid id) from the Educator on duty.


(Ages 2 to 5 with an adult partner)

ED.tales.tots2Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
This FREE monthly program brings the galleries to life with  storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to selected works of art each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.

Instructors: Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesdays: November 16, and December 14


Studio Classes

Studio classes are available for teens and adults throughout the year. Classes offer instruction in a variety of art mediums, including digital media. Download the current Studio Flyer here to learn more or call Brandy Morrison at 334.240.4365.


Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)

These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)

Students explore a different art technique, element of art or principle of design, based on art in the Museum galleries in this weekly class. During the series of ten classes, two-dimensional projects include drawing with graphite, ink, oil and chalk pastels, collage, and painting with acrylics and watercolors. Three-dimensional activities include sculpting with clay, wire and plaster. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructors: Education Staff
Wednesday: September 21, 28; October 5, 19, 26; November 2, 16, 30; December 7, 14
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of ten classes

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)

Inspired by paintings, prints, and sculptures in the Museum by well-known artists, older students learn to improve their skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture in this informative series of classes. Projects include pen and ink, charcoal and conti drawings, acrylic and watercolor paintings, mixed media collages, clay and paper mache sculptures. All supplies are provided. Class size is to 10 students.
Instructors: Education Staff
Thursday: September 22, 29; October 6, 20, 27; November 3, 17; December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of ten classes



Holiday Wood Carving (ages 8 to adult)

In the series of classes families will create wooden ornaments or wall-hangings just in time for the holiday season!  With expert guidance and instruction, participants will design their own unique EV.African.HomerJ.blogprojects and realize them by carving from a block of wood and staining with colorful oil paints.  Class size is limited to 16 participants.  Parental participation is not required for children to take the series, but family registration is encouraged!
Instructor: Homer Johnson
Time: 1:30 to 3 P.M.
Saturdays: November 12, 19; December 10, 17
Cost: $70 members/ $90 non-members for the series of four classes

Holidays in the Studio (ages 6+)

Enjoy the holiday season making festive creations through drawing, printmaking, and mixed-media collaging!  Each class features a new project including holiday cards and winter scenes.  Class size is limited to 16 participants.  All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesday: December 28; and Thursday: December 29
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.