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

Inspired by art in the Museum galleries, students will explore different art techniques, elements of art and principles of design. They will use a variety of art materials to create drawings, paintings, ceramics, and sculpture. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students. Instructors: Donna Pickens and Education Staff Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M. Wednesday: January 21, 28; February 4, 18, 25; March 4, 18; April 1, 8, 22, 29; May 6 Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 12 classes To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

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After School Art II (ages 10 to 14)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students learn to improve their skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture in this informative series of classes. During the series, students will explore a variety of art techniques and media in connection with art in the Museum galleries. Projects include mixed-media self-portraits, acrylic paintings on canvas, lineoleum block prints, and clay sculptures. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 10 students. Instructors: Donna Pickens and Education Staff Time: 4 to 5 P.M. Thursday: January 22, 29; February 5, 19, 26; March 5, 19; April 2, 9, 23, 30; May 7 Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 12 classes To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Bazaar d’Art
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for our biennial Bazaar d’Art at 7:00 P.M. this evening, featuring a cocktail party with hearty hors d’oeuvres as guests peruse the hundreds of items available in this biennial silent auction.  With two rounds of the closing of bidding, everyone gets a chance to take something wonderful home. Tickets are $50 per person. See the Bazaar d’ Art listing on our Support/Fundraising Events page for  details. Read More

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

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Drawing from Life Workshop
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Use a variety of dry and wet media (including graphite, charcoal, india ink, ink wash) to explore drawing the figure and still life objects, with the expert guidance of AUM professor and artist Andrew Hairstans. Students of all skill levels will benefit from this two – day workshop. Some supplies and a model will be provided.  Sign up early; class size is limited to 12 participants. Instructor: Andrew Hairstans Time:  9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Saturday and Sunday: March 7 & 8 Cost: $100 members/$145 non-members To register, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

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Drawing from Life Workshop
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Use a variety of dry and wet media (including graphite, charcoal, india ink, ink wash) to explore drawing the figure and still life objects, with the expert guidance of AUM professor and artist Andrew Hairstans. Students of all skill levels will benefit from this two – day workshop. Some supplies and a model will be provided.  Sign up early; class size is limited to 12 participants. Instructor: Andrew Hairstans Time:  9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Saturday and Sunday: March 7 & 8 Cost: $100 members/$145 non-members To register, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Short Course: Art and Freedom
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesdays February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 at noon In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March, the Museum celebrates the diverse expressions of African American artists.  From the work of painters and sculptors breaking barriers in the 19th century to the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, the course will be comprised of lectures and visits to the Reflections and History Refused to Die exhibitions, along with selected works in the Museum’s collection. Led by Alma Freeman and Alice Novak   Read More

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided. Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12 Instructor: Gloria Simons Read More

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Art Ed Central
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for this FREE informative workshop, featuring a guided tour of the Museum exhibition History Refused to Die: Alabama’s African-American Self-Taught Artists in Context, related art projects to use in your classrooms, refreshments, and networking with other arts professionals. Earn certification hours for attending the workshop. Art Ed Central is a regional division of the statewide organization, AAEA (Alabama Art Education Association). To register, call or email Donna Pickens at 334.240.4363 or dpickens@mmfa.org. Read More

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