Family Programs

Open Studio Sundays

First Sundays, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center
Make Open Studio Sunday part of your family’s monthly routine! Visit the MWV Art Education Center anytime between 1 and 4 pm to participate in art activities inspired by objects from the VMFA collection. A new art project is offered every month, led by VMFA Youth Studio staff and volunteers.  (For groups of eight or more children, please email
Free, no registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Gingerbread Houses [F4]

Fri, Dec 18,  5 – 7 pm (Sold Out)
Sat, Dec 19, 10 am – noon (NEW!) | Art Education Center
Megan Liles Endy
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Construct a beautiful—and delectable—architectural design out of gingerbread, royal icing, and lots of colorful candies. 
Note: This class is not recommended for anyone with food allergies. Email questions to
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)