Family Studio

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

Family Studio


Silk Painting [F1]

Fri, Sep 30,  5–7 pm | Art Education Center

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)


Tinker Studio [F2]

Fri, Oct 14,  5–7 pm | Art Education Center

Recommended for children ages 5–12 |  Be inspired by modern sculpture as you make a creature of your own design! Use found objects such as scrap metal, hardware, or old bike parts to create an innovative work of art.

$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Fabergé Fun [F3]

Fri, Nov 4,  5–7 pm | Art Education Center

Recommended for children ages 5–12 |  Participate in “egg-cellent” activities inspired by VMFA’s fabulous Fabergé collection! Use glitter and gems to decorate keepsake items that you can take home and treasure for years to come.

$20 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


Gingerbread Houses [F4]

Fri, Dec 16, 5–7 pm | 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)


Gingerbread Houses [F5]

Sat, Dec 17, 1–3 pm | Art Education Center
Megan Liles Endy

NEW Saturday class! 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)