For Students

Above: Local artist Laura Bocquin leads a class on line and color in Studio 1.


The MMFA offers a variety of classes and programs for families, young learners, and young-at-heart artists. From free weekend make-and-take family programs to formal studio classes for adults, the Museum is a welcoming place for experiencing and learning about art through hands-on creation.

Student Exhibitions

Throughout the year the Museum coordinates student exhibitions inspired by temporary exhibitions on view in our main galleries. To learn more, contact the MMFA’s Manager of Student and Teacher Services

Past Student Exhibitions


February 28 through June 1, 2025
Student Exhibition

You, Me, Us

November 15, 2024, through February 9, 2025
Student Exhibition

Homeschool Students

Throughout the year the Museum offers special programming opportunities for homeschool students and their families. A variety of art-making activities and core curriculum-based gallery experiences are available and adaptable to the ages and learning styles of each student.


The Muses is a teen council that enjoys creative experiences and collaborates to help shape the Museum’s teen program offerings and more.

Above: The MMFA Muses meet with artists throughout the year, such as ceramicist Bouke de Vries seen here speaking about his art installation.
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