Family Studio

The whole family will learn exciting new art techniques, while collaborating on creative projects and working with specialized materials.

Family Studio


Fused Glass Designs [F1]

Fri, Oct 3,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Discover objects made of glass in the galleries. Then return to the studio to create your own colorful design, with adults working closely with children to cut and arrange actual pieces of glass. 
Note: After the instructor carefully fires the glass, artwork will be ready for pick-up by Fri, Oct 17. 
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Silk Painting [F2]

Fri, Nov 21,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 |Explore traditional and modern approaches to the ancient Chinese art of silk painting! 
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Gingerbread Houses [F3]

Fri, Dec 5 or 19,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Construct an architectural — yet delectable — structure out of gingerbread, royal icing, and lots of colorful candies! 
Note: This class is not recommended for anyone with food allergies. For questions, email youthstudio@vmfa.museum.
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)