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Saturday March 12, 2016

Native American Family Day
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During this FREE event, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will share many different aspects of their heritage in fun and interactive ways for all ages!  There will be storytelling by the Poarch Creek Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, dance performances, tribal drumming, and artisans demonstrating their skills.  We will have hands-on basket weaving, medallion making, and creating in clay, all in the Poarch Creek tradition.

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Friday April 08, 2016

Homeschool Day
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Math at the Museum
April 8, 9 – 12

Homeschool families are invited to sign up for Math at the Museum.  Students will explore the use of geometry in works of art and the Museum itself and have the opportunity to create an original work of art based on the Fibonacci sequence.  Pre-school age children will also have the chance to explore the galleries, make art, and visit ARTWORKS.  Parents are encouraged to remain with the pre-school age children.  Registration is required and open until April 1, space permitting.  Please contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org, 334-240-4365.  The event is free of charge.

Download the registration form here.

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Tuesday April 12, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Thursday April 14, 2016

Corridor Opening: Inspired by American Folk Art
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Inspired by American Folk Art
through May 8,  2016
Exhibition Connection: A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America, from the Barbara L. Gordon collection, and organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia.

Don’t miss this colorful and humorous exhibition of stylized portraits, still lifes, allegorical scenes, landscapes, and animal images created by kindergarten through high school aged students from schools in the River Region!

Join us for a recognition of the student artists on April 14th at 6:00 P.M.

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Wednesday April 20, 2016

Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Tuesday April 26, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 04, 2016

Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Friday May 06, 2016

Flimp Chalk Art Competition
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Year after year participants fill the Museum’s parking lot with inspired works of art during the Flimp Chalk Art Competition. The MMFA provides premium materials and a designated parking space to all who register on time for the contest. During the Flimp Festival, visitors enjoy the vivid chalk drawings on the asphalt gallery, and local celebrities judge the winners.

The drawing times for the Flimp Chalk Art Competition will be Friday, May 6 from 8A.M. to 5 P.M. and Saturday, May 7 from 8 to 10A.M., before the Festival begins. Contestants can work individually or in small groups of up to 4 participants. The registration deadline is Wednesday April 6, 2016. Please contact edsecy@mmfa.org for more information.

 

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Tuesday May 10, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Sunday May 22, 2016

Corridor Opening: Learning Through Art
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learning Through Art May 21 through June 26, 2016 This exhibition in the ARTWORKS Corridor will feature the artwork of 140 third grade and fourth grade students from the Wares Ferry Road Elementary School, who have been enrolled in the MMFA Artist in Residence Program for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

Join us for the opening of Learning Through Art and student recognition on Sunday, May 22, from 3 to 4:30 P.M.

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Sunday May 22, 2016

Art Museum Day 2016
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for the MMFA’s celebration of Art Museum Day 2016 with Jazz Jams and Family Art Affair.

From 2 to 4 P.M. listen to David Banks Gospel Jazz Ensemble in the Orientation Circle, and enjoy art making activities in the studio inspired by An Alternate Vision: Self-Taught Art of the Twentieth Century from the MMFA Collection. The exhibition is on view through June 19.

Please also help us celebrate the opening of the ARTWORKS Corridor Exhibition: Learning Through Art. The show will feature the artwork of 140 third and fourth grade students from Wares Ferry Road Elementary School who were enrolled in the MMFA Artist in Residence Program for the 2015-2016 school year.

The opening reception and student recognition ceremony will be held from 3 to 4:30 P.M.

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Tuesday May 24, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 25, 2016

Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Tuesday June 07, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Monday June 20, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique fun-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Monday June 20, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

These unique, fun-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today!

Ages 6-13

Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., and 1:00 to 4:30 P.M.

Themes:

June 20-24
Feathered & Furry Friends (line & texture)
Instructors: Evelyn Shoults (A.M.), Carol Barksdale (P.M.)

July 11-15
Lovely Landscapes-Day & Night (color & value contrasts)
Instructors: Connie Deal (A.M.), Sara Woodard (P.M.)

July 25-29
Shapes & Scenes of the City (shape, form & space)
Instructors: Sarah Struby (A.M.), Amanda Ingram (P.M.)

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Cost: $120 members/$180 non-members for each half-day camp;

                      $210 members/$270 non-members for full-day camp

Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 at latest) are available for an additional $50. Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

 

 

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Tuesday June 21, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Wednesday June 22, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Thursday June 23, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Friday June 24, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Wednesday July 06, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday July 06, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Monday July 11, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Tuesday July 12, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Wednesday July 13, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Thursday July 14, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Friday July 15, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Tuesday July 19, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Monday July 25, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Tuesday July 26, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Wednesday July 27, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Thursday July 28, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24

July 11 – 15

July 25 – 29


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Friday July 29, 2016

Summer Art Camps
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Week-long.  Half-day or All day (Ages 6 to 13)

These unique full-filled camps offer small group instruction (10 students to 1 teacher ratio; maximum of 20 students) in drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also view and learn about famous works of art in a Museum setting. Each week a variety of art media and techniques are explored, such as drawing with pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencils, and markers; painting with watercolors, tempera, and acrylics; sculpting with clay and mixed media; and creating relief prints. Different themes, art projects, and techniques are offered each week, with a special student exhibition and reception for family members at the end of camp each Friday. Camp fee includes snacks and all art materials. The camps are also designed for working parents, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so sign up today! Full day students MUST bring their own lunch.

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 P.M.

June 20 – 24
“Feathered & Furry Friends”

July 11 – 15
“Lovely Landscapes – Day and Night”

July 25 – 29
“Shapes and Scenes of the City”


Cost:
$120 members/$180 non-members (half-day)
$210 members/$270 non-members (full day)

Early drop off (7:45 A.M.) Late pick up (5:30 P.M.) $50

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Tuesday August 02, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday August 10, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday August 10, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Tuesday August 16, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday August 30, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday September 13, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday September 14, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday September 14, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday September 21, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday September 22, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Wednesday September 28, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday September 29, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Tuesday October 04, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday October 05, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday October 06, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Wednesday October 12, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday October 12, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Saturday October 15, 2016

A Shakespeare Celebration!
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Family-Friendly, Blount Cultural Park Event
Saturday, October 15, noon – 7 P.M.

MMFA and ASF 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. Several arts activities (1 to 2 P.M. and 3 to 4 P.M.) will also be offered at the MMFA.

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 – 2 and 3 – 4 PM. 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 listed above will be ongoing at ASF.

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

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Tuesday October 18, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday October 19, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Wednesday October 19, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday October 20, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Sunday October 23, 2016

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The whole family is invited to this FREE Museum program where everyone can enjoy the background of Jazz Jams, a dynamic exhibition, and a related art activity and ballet spectacular.

Participants will be invited to explore the exhibition Federico Uribe: Transformart and create inventive 3-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 Dance Theater starting at 4 P.M.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Wednesday October 26, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday October 27, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Tuesday November 01, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday November 02, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday November 03, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Tuesday November 15, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday November 17, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Sunday November 20, 2016

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Wednesday November 30, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday December 01, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Tuesday December 06, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday December 07, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Thursday December 08, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Wednesday December 14, 2016

After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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

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Wednesday December 14, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday December 14, 2016

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday December 15, 2016

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 limited 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

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Tuesday December 20, 2016

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: 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

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Wednesday December 28, 2016

Holidays in the Studio (ages 6 and older)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesday: December 28
Thursday: December 29
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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Thursday December 29, 2016

Holidays in the Studio (ages 6 and older)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesday: December 28
Thursday: December 29
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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Tuesday January 10, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday January 18, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday January 19, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday January 19, 2017

Artist In Action
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us for Artist in Action in the Museum Store from noon – 2P.M. and meet artist Betty Plaster.  Betty will be demonstrating her beautiful pressed flower pieces and answer questions you may have about how to create similar works yourself!  We have pieces in the Store of Betty’s ranging from $40 – $300 both framed and unframed.  Each unique piece is a true celebration of nature of the indigenous plants of Alabama.

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Sunday January 22, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Tuesday January 24, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19 and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Thursday January 26, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Wednesday February 01, 2017

Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday February 01, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday February 02, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Tuesday February 07, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday February 08, 2017

Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Saturday February 11, 2017

Exploring Textiles (ages 6 to 13)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this unique class series, students will learn about traditional quilting patterns and techniques while also experimenting with batiking methods. Participants will engage with the exhibition that is the inspiration for the class, Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts, discussing and sketching the quilt patterns they view. In the studio they will put their newfound knowledge to use, creating various artworks to take home, including a batik wall hanging, a paint and textile pattern collage, and a decorative pillow. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby
Saturdays: February 11, 18, and 25; March 4
Time: 1 to 2:30 P.M
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers

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Wednesday February 15, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Wednesday February 15, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday February 15, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Thursday February 16, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Saturday February 18, 2017

Exploring Textiles (ages 6 to 13)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this unique class series, students will learn about traditional quilting patterns and techniques while also experimenting with batiking methods. Participants will engage with the exhibition that is the inspiration for the class, Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts, discussing and sketching the quilt patterns they view. In the studio they will put their newfound knowledge to use, creating various artworks to take home, including a batik wall hanging, a paint and textile pattern collage, and a decorative pillow. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby
Saturdays: February 11, 18, and 25; March 4
Time: 1 to 2:30 P.M
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers

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Tuesday February 21, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday February 23, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Saturday February 25, 2017

Exploring Textiles (ages 6 to 13)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this unique class series, students will learn about traditional quilting patterns and techniques while also experimenting with batiking methods. Participants will engage with the exhibition that is the inspiration for the class, Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts, discussing and sketching the quilt patterns they view. In the studio they will put their newfound knowledge to use, creating various artworks to take home, including a batik wall hanging, a paint and textile pattern collage, and a decorative pillow. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby
Saturdays: February 11, 18, and 25; March 4
Time: 1 to 2:30 P.M
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers

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Sunday February 26, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Sunday February 26, 2017

Family Art Affair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

View the unique collaborative exhibition Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts that displays traditional handmade quilts from the collection of both the MMFA and the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Enjoy replicating quilting styles and themes using textiles and colorful papers to make your own pattern designs to take home!

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Wednesday March 01, 2017

Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday March 01, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday March 02, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Saturday March 04, 2017

Exploring Textiles (ages 6 to 13)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this unique class series, students will learn about traditional quilting patterns and techniques while also experimenting with batiking methods. Participants will engage with the exhibition that is the inspiration for the class, Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts, discussing and sketching the quilt patterns they view. In the studio they will put their newfound knowledge to use, creating various artworks to take home, including a batik wall hanging, a paint and textile pattern collage, and a decorative pillow. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby
Saturdays: February 11, 18, and 25; March 4
Time: 1 to 2:30 P.M
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers

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Tuesday March 07, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday March 08, 2017

Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday March 08, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday March 09, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Saturday March 11, 2017

Native American Family Day
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Native American Day! During this free event, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will share many different aspects of their heritage in fun and interactive ways for all ages. There will be storytelling by the Poarch Creek Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, dance performances, tribal drumming, and artisans demonstrating their skills. We will have hands-on basket weaving, medallion making, and creating in clay, all in the Poarch Creek tradition.

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Wednesday March 15, 2017

Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday March 15, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday March 16, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Sunday March 26, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Wednesday March 29, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday March 30, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: January 19 and 26; February 2, 16, and 23; March 2, 9, 16, and 30; April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of nine classes

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Friday March 31, 2017

American History Homeschool Event
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Museum will host its fifth annual event for the local homeschool community, offering interdisciplinary connections through engaging gallery tours and studio activities. Participants will traverse our country’s cultural development as represented in the Museum’s permanent collection, from Colonial and Early American portraiture, to romantic landscapes and simple country scenes as the nation industrialized, and increasingly new artistic styles that developed in stride with America’s cosmopolitanization. We welcome the whole family to participate, as activities will also be offered for preschoolers with their parents.

To register for the homeschool event, call Brandy Morrison at 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Please register for this event no later than March 24.

Registration form available here.

 

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Wednesday April 05, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday April 06, 2017

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Thursday April 06, 2017

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Thursday April 06, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers for the series of four classes

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Friday April 07, 2017

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Friday April 07, 2017

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Tuesday April 11, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this introductory class preschoolers will learn about the basic elements of art through looking at and creating a variety of artworks. The instructor will base the projects on works on display in our permanent and temporary galleries. Each class will focus on multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities and materials. Class size is limited to ten children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Tuesdays: April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$24 members/$40 non-members for series of four classes

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday April 13, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers for the series of four classes

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Wednesday April 19, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Wednesday April 19, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday April 19, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday April 20, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers for the series of four classes

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Tuesday April 25, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this introductory class preschoolers will learn about the basic elements of art through looking at and creating a variety of artworks. The instructor will base the projects on works on display in our permanent and temporary galleries. Each class will focus on multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities and materials. Class size is limited to ten children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Tuesdays: April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$24 members/$40 non-members for series of four classes

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

After School Art 1 (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this series of classes, students grow as artists while exploring a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Through using a variety of materials, participants are encouraged to discover their individual joys in art making. Regular gallery visits and discussions of works on view also inspire students with their studio creations. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Wednesdays: January 18 and 25; February 1, 15, and 22; March 1, 8, 15, and 29; April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$210 nonmembers for the series of 13 classes

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Thursday April 27, 2017

After School Art II (ages 10 to 13)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students delve further into art exploration in this series of classes, making impactful connections to art they view in the galleries through group discussion and individualized projects. Activities for this session will include designing with textiles, painting portraits with acrylics, and sculpting with clay. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to ten students.
Instructor: Education Staff
Thursdays: April 6, 13, 20, and 27
Time: 4 to 5 P.M.
Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers for the series of four classes

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Saturday May 06, 2017

Flimp Festival
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

 

Join us for an exhilarating and creative approach to art. There will be art-related activities and entertainment including a sidewalk chalk art competition and live theatrical and musical performances by Booker T. Washington Magnet High School. Guests can look forward to a new student performance every 45 minutes. There will also be interactive demonstrations with Museum Store artists, a scavenger hunt, and concessions. The festivities will kick off with the ever-popular Do-Dah Pet Parade.

The event is free for all MMFA members, active-duty military and their immediate families. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event and are $5 for adults and $3 for children.

For more information, please click here.

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Tuesday May 09, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this introductory class preschoolers will learn about the basic elements of art through looking at and creating a variety of artworks. The instructor will base the projects on works on display in our permanent and temporary galleries. Each class will focus on multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities and materials. Class size is limited to ten children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Tuesdays: April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$24 members/$40 non-members for series of four classes

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Sunday May 21, 2017

Family Art Affair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts will join 150 other AAMD-affiliated art museums across America in celebrating Art Museum Day on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 P.M. Art Museum Day is scheduled to coincide with the celebration of International Museum Day, which is this year on Thursday, May 18, 2016.  To mark the occasion, the MMFA will host a special edition of Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams on May 21, and as always, admission is FREE.  The Museum encourages guests to share their experiences at the MMFA’s Art Museum Day celebration via social media, with the hashtag #ArtMuseumDay.

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Tuesday May 23, 2017

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

In this introductory class preschoolers will learn about the basic elements of art through looking at and creating a variety of artworks. The instructor will base the projects on works on display in our permanent and temporary galleries. Each class will focus on multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities and materials. Class size is limited to ten children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Tuesdays: April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$24 members/$40 non-members for series of four classes

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Wednesday May 24, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday May 24, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Sunday May 28, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Monday June 19, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Tuesday June 20, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday June 21, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Thursday June 22, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Friday June 23, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday June 28, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday June 28, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: April 19, May 24, and June 28
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday June 28, 2017

Tales for Tots Group Session
10:00 am - 10:30 am

During the summer months, daycares and other child care organizations are invited to visit the Museum for a story and craft in our galleries. Registration is required and the number of children is limited to 25. Adult chaperones must be present and are encouraged to participate with their group. To register for Tales for Tots as a group, please call 334.240.4365

Instructors: Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesdays: June 28, July 19, and August 23

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Monday July 10, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Tuesday July 11, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday July 12, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Thursday July 13, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Friday July 14, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday July 19, 2017

Tales for Tots Group Session
10:00 am - 10:30 am

During the summer months, daycares and other child care organizations are invited to visit the Museum for a story and craft in our galleries. Registration is required and the number of children is limited to 25. Adult chaperones must be present and are encouraged to participate with their group. To register for Tales for Tots as a group, please call 334.240.4365

Instructors: Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesdays: June 28, July 19, and August 23

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Wednesday July 19, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday July 19, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Monday July 24, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Tuesday July 25, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday July 26, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Thursday July 27, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Friday July 28, 2017

Summer Art Camp
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The MMFA will be offering three youth summer camps this year. All three camps will focus on the elements of art and promise to be fun and engaging, and participants will leave with an armful of their own artworks created in the studio. Participants will spend time in the galleries, engage in group discussions, and be inspired by a variety of media, such as clay, printmaking, paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Camp fee includes snacks and all materials used in art making. Campers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week of camp to get the full experience. All full-day campers are asked to bring a lunch every day. The camps are designed with working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students, so enroll today!

Ages 6-13

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 to 4:30 P.M.; Monday through Friday

Themes:

June 19 -23
Shape, Form, and Texture (Portraits)
Instructors: Amanda Ingram and Sarah Gill

July 10 -14
Color, Value, and Pattern (Still-life)
Instructors: Sarah Gill and Sara Woodard

July 24- 28
Line, Rhythm, and Movement (Landscapes)
Instructors: Sarah Struby and Donna Pickens

Cost: $100 members/ $160 nonmembers for half-day camp; $190 members/ $250 non-members for full-day camp
Early drop-off (7:45 A.M. at earliest) and late pickup (5:30 P.M. at the latest)
are available for additional $50
Full day students MUST bring their own lunches.

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Wednesday August 02, 2017

Film: Night at the Museum
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Kids and adults alike have enjoyed this film since its release. For the first time, we invite families to view Night at the Museum at the MMFA! If you haven’t seen this movie starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, and a cast of familiar characters who reside in the Museum of Natural History, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Bring the whole family and enjoy a summer movie. The Museum will provide complimentary popcorn, and beverages will be available for purchase.

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Wednesday August 23, 2017

Tales for Tots Group Session
10:00 am - 10:30 am

During the summer months, daycares and other child care organizations are invited to visit the Museum for a story and craft in our galleries. Registration is required and the number of children is limited to 25. Adult chaperones must be present and are encouraged to participate with their group. To register for Tales for Tots as a group, please call 334.240.4365

Instructors: Education staff and Docents
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesdays: June 28, July 19, and August 23

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Wednesday August 23, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday August 23, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday September 14, 2017

All About Prints Homeschool Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Homeschool students of all ages are encouraged to register for a three-part workshop that introduces a more in depth understanding about printmaking. Students will learn about the print processes represented in our collection and get to experiment with different techniques. Younger and older students will be divided and work on age appropriate lessons and art projects. Everyone will go home with several handmade prints. Please indicate whether your child will attend the elementary or middle/high school sessions.  All sessions are held concurrently.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Time: 1 to 3 P.M.
Thursdays: September 14, 21, and 28
Cost: $10 members/ $15 non-members for the series of three classes

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Wednesday September 20, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday September 20, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program for young learners ages 2 to 5 and their adult caregivers helps develop early learning about elements of art through storytelling and a simple craft activity related to art on display in the galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: July 19, August 23, September 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday September 21, 2017

All About Prints Homeschool Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Homeschool students of all ages are encouraged to register for a three-part workshop that introduces a more in depth understanding about printmaking. Students will learn about the print processes represented in our collection and get to experiment with different techniques. Younger and older students will be divided and work on age appropriate lessons and art projects. Everyone will go home with several handmade prints. Please indicate whether your child will attend the elementary or middle/high school sessions.  All sessions are held concurrently.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Time: 1 to 3 P.M.
Thursdays: September 14, 21, and 28
Cost: $10 members/ $15 non-members for the series of three classes

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Sunday September 24, 2017

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Let the music inspire you as you create artwork in our studio to take home. Each date has a specific theme related to Museum exhibitions, so bring the whole family for these FREE Sunday outings each month!

Come and create in our studio! Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon at the MMFA. Listen to delightful music while you create a print inspired by the Frank Stella exhibition.

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Thursday September 28, 2017

All About Prints Homeschool Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Homeschool students of all ages are encouraged to register for a three-part workshop that introduces a more in depth understanding about printmaking. Students will learn about the print processes represented in our collection and get to experiment with different techniques. Younger and older students will be divided and work on age appropriate lessons and art projects. Everyone will go home with several handmade prints. Please indicate whether your child will attend the elementary or middle/high school sessions.  All sessions are held concurrently.

Instructor: Kaci Norman
Time: 1 to 3 P.M.
Thursdays: September 14, 21, and 28
Cost: $10 members/ $15 non-members for the series of three classes

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Wednesday October 04, 2017

Film: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As a followup to Night at the Museum, shown over the summer, we hope your family will join us for further Museum adventures with Ben Stiller, this time on a mission in the Smithsonian.  Assistant Curator of Education Kaci Norman will introduce the film and lead a fun discussion afterwards.  The Museum will provide complimentary popcorn, and beverages will be available for purchase.  Cash only please.

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Thursday October 05, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Thursday October 12, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft.  Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home.

Instructors: Museum Education and Docents
Wednesdays: October 18, November 15, and December 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft.  Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home.

Instructors: Museum Education and Docents
Wednesdays: October 18, November 15, and December 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday October 19, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Thursday October 26, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Sunday October 29, 2017

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Music will fill the Museum and get your creativity going as you visit the studio and complete a make-and-take art project.  This FREE family program has specific themes related to Museum exhibitions and is sure to be fun and engaging for the whole family.

Inspired by the work of Hans Grohs, a German printmaker, participants will create a fall or Halloween themed print.

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Thursday November 02, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Thursday November 09, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Wednesday November 15, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft.  Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home.

Instructors: Museum Education and Docents
Wednesdays: October 18, November 15, and December 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday November 15, 2017

Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft.  Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home.

Instructors: Museum Education and Docents
Wednesdays: October 18, November 15, and December 20
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Thursday November 16, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture.  ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus.  Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Sunday November 19, 2017

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Music will fill the Museum and get your creativity going as you visit the studio and complete a make-and-take art project.  This FREE family program has specific themes related to Museum exhibitions and is sure to be fun and engaging for the whole family.

Create a landscape, using a variety of materials, inspired by the works in the exhibit Landscapes, Cityscapes, and Harvest Scenes on display in our gallery.

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Thursday November 30, 2017

EARTH’S HEART
Connecting Cultures

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Peru (October), Russia (November), and India (December.)  Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries.  Class size is limited to 25 students.  First come first serve.

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Saturday December 02, 2017

Holiday Open House
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Holiday Open House

Join us for an afternoon of holiday cheer at the 22nd annual Holiday Open House. This event is FREE and open to the public; however, we encourage you to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots or canned goods for the Montgomery Area Food Bank.

Activities include:

  • Performances by local school choirs
  • Festive studio activities
  • Carriage rides

The galleries will be open, as will ARTWORKS. Be on the lookout for a certain red-suited guest who will listen to all holiday wishes!

Sponsor

BBVA Compass

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Thursday December 07, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of India.  Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

Click here to learn more about this series of programs.

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Thursday December 14, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of India.  Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

Click here to learn more about this series of programs.

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Wednesday December 20, 2017

Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft. Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home. This program is free and open to the public, no reservation required. Suitable for children ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver.

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Wednesday December 20, 2017

Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This monthly program helps develop early learning and fine motor skills through storytelling and a simple craft. Tots and their caregivers will enjoy a fun interactive story and create a make-and-take art project home. This program is free and open to the public, no reservation required. Suitable for children ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver.

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Thursday December 21, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of India.  Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday December 28, 2017

Winter in the Studio
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign your child up for a fun winter-themed studio class while they are out of school during the winter break. Led by Kaci Norman and Laura Bocquin, each class will have a different seasonal art project they can bring home.

All supplies and materials are provided. Classes are $5 members/ $8 non-members per class. Sign up for one or both days. Suitable for children ages 6-13.

To register, please contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org or call 334.240.4365. Click here to learn more about our Studio Classes.

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Thursday December 28, 2017

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of India.  Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Friday December 29, 2017

Winter in the Studio
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign your child up for a fun winter-themed studio class while they are out of school during the winter break. Led by Kaci Norman and Laura Bocquin, each class will have a different seasonal art project they can bring home.

All supplies and materials are provided. Classes are $5 members/ $8 non-members per class. Sign up for one or both days. Suitable for children ages 6-13.

To register, please contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org or call 334.240.4365. Click here to learn more about our Studio Classes.

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Thursday January 04, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Korea. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday January 11, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Korea. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday January 18, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Korea. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday January 25, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Korea. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday February 01, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Germany. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday February 08, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Germany. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday February 15, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Germany. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday February 22, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Germany. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday March 01, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Egypt. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday March 08, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Egypt. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday March 15, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Egypt. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday March 22, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Egypt. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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Thursday March 29, 2018

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Egypt. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum’s galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students).

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