Family Studio

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

Family Studio


Inspired by Bikes [F1]

Fri, Sep 18,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Dan Kaczka
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Repurpose salvaged bicycle parts and hardware to create one-of-a-kind sculptures and urban home décor. 
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Silk Painting [F2]

Fri, Oct 23,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Mary Swezey
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Explore traditional and modern approaches to the art of silk painting and take home one decorated silk scarf per child.
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Fused Glass [F3]

Fri, Nov 6,  5 – 7 pm | Art Education Center
Dan Kaczka
Recommended for children ages 5 – 12 | Inspired by glass art in the galleries, create your own brilliant glass ornament, pendant, or even sun catcher. Adults will work closely with children handling glass. The instructor will fire the pieces, which will be ready for pick-up by Nov 20.  
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Gingerbread Houses [F4]

Fri, Dec 18,  5 – 7 pm or Sat, Dec 19, 10 am – noon | 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 youthstudio@vmfa.museum.
$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)